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Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Rae Armantrout: 2 p.m. June 2, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet will read from “Wobble,” her latest collection of… Continue reading

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Work party: Help maintain Camano Island State Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 4. Meet at the ranger station, 2269 Lowell Point Road.… Continue reading

The Herald’s 2019 All-Area high school baseball teams

A look at the top prep baseball players in the area this season.

Merchants cruise to win in season-opener

Everett jumps out early and rolls past the Seattle Wallbangers 13-3.

The Herald’s 2019 All-Area high school softball teams

A look at the top prep softball players in the area this season.

Man dies after crashing off I-5 north of Stanwood

Alexis Ortega Verdin was driving north when he swerved off the freeway, according to state troopers.

Everett woman, 87, identified in deadly April 26 house fire

Josefa Starbuck died of smoke inhalation at her home off Mukilteo Blvd. Her daughter suffered burns.

Photos of the week

Herald photographers never rest.

Michael Powell, whose skeletal remains were found buried in the backyard of a Bothell-area home May 22. He’s been missing since the early 1990s. 20190530

Person of interest found after homicide unearthed in Bothell

Rick Nelson contacted detectives, who wanted to talk about a man’s body buried in a yard near Bothell.

Michael Powell, whose skeletal remains were found buried in the backyard of a Bothell-area home May 22. He’s been missing since the early 1990s. 20190530

A list of garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net. American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar… Continue reading

Faith Calendar

MEETINGS, CLASSES Spanish Bible study: A Spanish-language Anglican evening prayer and Bible study (Oración Vespertina, y Estudio Bíblico) will be held 7 p.m. Thursdays at… Continue reading

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EVENTS Everett book discussion The Southside Book Club will be discussing “Girl in Disguise” by Greer Macallister at its June 11 meeting. The event is… Continue reading

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Sorticulture: Everett’s Garden Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.… Continue reading

From left, Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath, and commuter champions Craig Ferguson and Lynda Newton. (Community Transit)

Commuter Champions honored by Community Transit

In April, Community Transit honored commuters and companies in Snohomish County and Bothell that work to reduce traffic congestion and encourage smart transportation choices, such… Continue reading

From left, Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath, and commuter champions Craig Ferguson and Lynda Newton. (Community Transit)

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EVENTS Find a treasure Everybody’s Closet, which offers free clothing to everybody in a party-like setting with coffee and treats, is open from 10 a.m.… Continue reading

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EVENTS Family Day at the Edmonds Marina The Port of Edmonds is hosting Family Day at the marina 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Classic… Continue reading

Pair of local prep student-athletes honored at banquet

Cascade’s Paris Smith and Max Nelson won the 2019 Dwayne Lane’s Athletic Scholarships.

Common Ground, Snohomish County’s own male vocal quintet, is performing June 2 at Snohomish Methodist Church. (Contributed photo)

All about music: Schedule of concerts around Snohomish County

ShockStock 2019: Geoffrey Castle, Nick Mardon and Nikki Dee will perform 7 p.m. May 31 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Castle… Continue reading

Common Ground, Snohomish County’s own male vocal quintet, is performing June 2 at Snohomish Methodist Church. (Contributed photo)

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2921… Continue reading

Family and kid-friendly events around Snohomish County

Experience virtual reality: Interactive virtual reality demonstrations will be held at the Everett Public Library, at 2702 Hoyt Ave., Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in May… Continue reading