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Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens

Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens

Widely known for its winter wonderland, summer at Stevens Pass offers other opportunities.

Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens
Snow way around it: School year was extended into summer

Snow way around it: School year was extended into summer

Even districts that sought weather waivers from the state had to add days to the calendar.

Snow way around it: School year was extended into summer
Everett High School’s Amina Hussein admits her freshman year was “overwhelming,” but since then she’s learned to connect with people. “I just enjoy being here, the teachers are amazing, the principals talk to me every single day, they’re really inclusive.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett student empowered by her Kenyan culture

Amina Hussein’s Kenyan heritage and Muslim faith motivate her to positions of leadership.

Everett High School’s Amina Hussein admits her freshman year was “overwhelming,” but since then she’s learned to connect with people. “I just enjoy being here, the teachers are amazing, the principals talk to me every single day, they’re really inclusive.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Assessed values of affordable homes here continue to rise

Assessed values of affordable homes here continue to rise

Annual assessments sent Friday show Snohomish County properties continue to rise in value, on average 8.6%.

Assessed values of affordable homes here continue to rise
After greeting Dave Somers and his assistant, Alessandra Durham (back left) Egyptian ambassador Lamia Mekhemar, followed by Dr. Amira El-Bastawissi, spots another person of interest on the way back to her seat at the Lynnwood Convention Center Friday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Unity and community were the themes at an Egyptian VIP lunch

At Friday’s event, ambassador Lamia Mekhemar and County Executive Dave Somers urged working together.

After greeting Dave Somers and his assistant, Alessandra Durham (back left) Egyptian ambassador Lamia Mekhemar, followed by Dr. Amira El-Bastawissi, spots another person of interest on the way back to her seat at the Lynnwood Convention Center Friday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Edmonds ‘back to square one’ after killing emergency connector

Edmonds ‘back to square one’ after killing emergency connector

The city council voted 4-3 Tuesday evening to end the estimated $27.5 million project.

Edmonds ‘back to square one’ after killing emergency connector
72-year-old steam engine heading home to glory

72-year-old steam engine heading home to glory

Newell Corp. of Arlington spent more than a year reviving the locomotive for its return to Alaska.

72-year-old steam engine heading home to glory
New Sno-Isle class prepares students to translate for others

New Sno-Isle class prepares students to translate for others

A year in, the interpretation and translation course is seeing promising results for bilingual students.

New Sno-Isle class prepares students to translate for others
At Stevens Pass, summer work promises uplifting ski season

At Stevens Pass, summer work promises uplifting ski season

Two new chairlifts are part of a $35 million investment into four mountains including Stevens.

At Stevens Pass, summer work promises uplifting ski season
Gala to raise money for permanent Oso landslide memorial

Gala to raise money for permanent Oso landslide memorial

The PNW Paradise Ball and Auction will benefit a $6 million commemoration and education project.

Gala to raise money for permanent Oso landslide memorial

Mid-week heat could break daily record

Meteorologists predicted highs in the mid-80s for Everett and inland temperatures nearing 90 degrees.

Aspiring engineer learns to thrive in new culture

Aspiring engineer learns to thrive in new culture

In befriending others, Cascade’s Beraca Luboya, a native of Africa, became confident in herself.

Aspiring engineer learns to thrive in new culture
Sno-Isle senior ready to take off in aerospace industry

Sno-Isle senior ready to take off in aerospace industry

While other graduates wonder what is next, Tai Chase awaits a mechanic job with Boeing.

Sno-Isle senior ready to take off in aerospace industry
Strawberry season gets a sweet start

Strawberry season gets a sweet start

Saturday marks the beginning of Biringer Farm’s strawberry sales and Marysville Strawberry Festival

Strawberry season gets a sweet start
Police: Everett couple stole $22K in state lottery tickets

Police: Everett couple stole $22K in state lottery tickets

They allegedly swiped the tickets while one of them worked at a gas station — and won more than $14,000.

Police: Everett couple stole $22K in state lottery tickets