Herald Staff

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

Alan Hardwick: 7 p.m. Sept. 5, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. Hardwick’s “Never Been This Close to Crazy” is about… Continue reading

Leslie Holmes identifies the lichen species Saturday afternoon at Wallace Falls State Park in Gold Bar on August 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County

Nature Station: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 1 at Wallace Falls State Park, 14503 Wallace Lake Road, Gold Bar. Visit the park’s nature… Continue reading

Leslie Holmes identifies the lichen species Saturday afternoon at Wallace Falls State Park in Gold Bar on August 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Inn. Patterson/Fox. Little, Brown 2. One Good Deed. David Baldacci. Grand Central 3. Old Bones. Preston/Child. Grand Central 4. The Last… Continue reading

Tips for minding your student’s back(pack) this school year

Put backpack safety on your back-to-school list of things to do. If worn improperly, backpacks can cause strains, sprains, dislocations, fractures and other ailments. Of… Continue reading

Wesco 3A North football preview show

The Herald staff gives a look at stories, teams and players to follow throughout the season.

AquaSox rally past Canadians

Everett opens its final series of the season with a 5-3 win over Spokane.

Bothell police say these men saved a man attempting to jump off Highway 527 Saturday morning. (Bothell Police Department)

Five area men rescue man trying to jump from Highway 527

The Bothell Police Department praised them for their bravery and courage.

Bothell police say these men saved a man attempting to jump off Highway 527 Saturday morning. (Bothell Police Department)

Photos of the week

Herald photographers are at it again.

W Marine View Drive is set to close starting Sept. 17

The closure, which will last 10 days, is to install the Grand Avenue Park Bridge.

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

EVENTS Grief classes: North Shore Christian Church will offer a Grief Share group on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 3 through Nov. 26. The times are 11… Continue reading

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EVENTS YMCA health fair All are invited to the Healthy Living Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 13, at the at the Mill Creek… Continue reading

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Plant sale: Arboretum Foundation’s Fall Plant Sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Graham Visitors Center in the Washington Park… Continue reading

Wesco 4A football preview show

The Herald staff gives a look at stories, teams and players to follow throughout the season.

Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor named NFL Inspire Change advocates

Inspire Change was created after an agreement with players who demonstrated during the national anthem.

2 hurt in serious crash on Highway 9 near Maltby

A pickup tried to turn left at 201st Street SE and collided with an oncoming SUV, troopers said.

DUI suspected in 5-car crash in south Everett

Two women were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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HEADS UP Jetty Island final days There are only a few days left to fit in a visit to Jetty Island this year. The season… Continue reading

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or… Continue reading

AquaSox lose to Indians on walk-off

Blaine Crim singled home Derwin Barreto in the bottom of ninth inning as the Spokane Indians handed the Everett AquaSox a 2-1 loss… Continue reading