Herald Staff

Speed limit changes coming to U.S. 2 in Monroe

Planners hope the changes result in fewer crashes and a safer environment for pedestrians.

Sultan alum graduates from Army basic training

U.S. Army Pfc. Kayla Downs graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. She will soon be sent on a 10-month deployment to… Continue reading

Superheroes for the fight against hunger

Snohomish County employees break records with donations for food banks.

The Herald’s 2018 All-Area softball teams

First- and second-team selections with season bios for each player.

Motorcyclist crashes, abandons passenger and takes off

Troopers had not been able to interview the woman, who was taken to Harborview.

Front Porch

HEADS UP Big Four caves work postponed Access to the Big Four Ice Caves will remain open this weekend. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office had… Continue reading

Employee hurt by explosion at Arlington marijuana producer

The worker suffered minor injuries Thursday.

One hospitalized after van fire on I-5 near Highway 526

All southbound lanes were blocked, creating a 4-mile backup which has since cleared.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Artists for Housing Hope: Artspace Everett Lofts hosts a silent art auction with original artwork donated by local artists from 2 to 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County

Lynnwood Community Band: The Mill Creek-based concert band will perform “A Musical Journey Around the World” at 7 p.m. June 8 at the Advent Lutheran… Continue reading

Daughter believes her little brother is better loved

The parents’ well-intentioned response unwittingly made the problem worse.

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

Curious Kid Nature Talk: Designed to get youngsters ready to explore and enjoy the outdoors. The event is at 1:30 p.m. June 23, Northwest Stream… Continue reading

Food and drink events in and around Snohomish County

Food Truck Fridays: The Washington State Food Truck Association teams up with the Port of Everett to bring food trucks to the Port of Everett… Continue reading

Paintball venues bring out the friendliest warriors

These businesses let you get dirty, shoot at others and enjoy a sense of community.

Plan for closures on Highway 92

The work will result in a new 60-foot fish passage.

Snohomish County readies for police radio tax measure

The communications equipment is necessary for emergency personnel to respond, officials say.

Theater, dance and comedy shows around Snohomish County

THEATER Edmonds Driftwood Players: Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org or 425-774-9600. “Sabrina Fair” opens June 8. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday… Continue reading

Tickets on sale in Snohomish County and beyond

ANGEL OF THE WINDS ARENA Alice Cooper: Aug. 19, from $42. 2018 Skate America: Oct. 19. Disney on Ice: Nov. 8-11, from $15. Tickets at… Continue reading

Where to hear live music in Snohomish County nightclubs

The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave, Everett; 425-374-2580; www.anchorpub.com. Thursdays open mic. Critical Mass, June 9. Angel of the Winds Casino: 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington;… Continue reading

WSU, Arlington alumnus drafted by MLB’s Giants

Right-handed pitcher Ryan Walker was San Francisco’s 31st-round pick and the 916th player chosen overall.