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Changes coming for prized patch of wilderness near Snohomish

Plans for updating the trail system at Lord Hill Park will be open for public comment in July.

 

As dad faces terminal cancer, gift lets family keep its home

The Comfort family had no idea they’d receive a $10,000 check at a benefit dance recital.

 

New kidney dialysis clinic coming to south Everett in 2020

The center, near the Everett Mall, will offer treatment and training for at-home dialysis.

 

Dead whale on Everett beach to be towed to Camano Island

The gray whale washed up Sunday. Its gender, age and cause of death have not been determined.

The beach is now accessible for all at Wenberg County Park

This summer, swimmers will find new docks and water access for those with mobility challenges.

New Lake Stevens boathouse honors one of the ‘Boys’ of 1936

North Cascades Crew spent six years raising money, and volunteers worked long days building it.

Everett man arrested in drive-by shooting on Highway 99

Road rage between two drivers in the Royal Casino parking lot south of Everett turned into gunfire.

Election results likely won’t change much from first count

Measures in Marysville, Darrington and Sultan appear to be passing. Final results come in Friday.

Everett Animal Shelter reducing Tuesday hours

Staff need more time for behind-the-scenes duties like feeding the shelter’s critters and cleaning.

Solar energy generated in Arlington goes up for sale

The new program allows residents and renters to buy into solar energy for as little as $120.

Downed power lines aren’t something to mess with

A demonstration showed what 2,300 volts of electricity can do to a hot dog Wednesday.

Premera Blue Cross volunteer Jaimie Powell uses her cell phone light to look for a hole in a desk, as she and Michelle Rosenblad assemble furniture at the new Cocoon House on Colby Avenue on April 10. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett gets 40 new beds for at-risk youth and young adults

Cocoon House will open a new services and housing center on Colby Avenue on Friday.

Premera Blue Cross volunteer Jaimie Powell uses her cell phone light to look for a hole in a desk, as she and Michelle Rosenblad assemble furniture at the new Cocoon House on Colby Avenue on April 10. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sequoia senior, aspiring doctor: “It’s OK to make mistakes”

Fernanda Perez, a Salvadoran immigrant, works, goes to school and raises her 2-year-old daughter.

Students walk to classes at the UW Bothell campus on May 5, 2018 in Bothell, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

UW Bothell sees unprecedented increase in applications

About 35 percent more incoming freshmen applied to attend the university this fall than last year.

Students walk to classes at the UW Bothell campus on May 5, 2018 in Bothell, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snohomish family, detained last month in Arizona, heads home

Held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement while on vacation, the Enriquez Olvera family has been released.

Monroe hospital vies for maternity ward, updated systems

A levy lift would reopen the childbirth wing at EvergreenHealth Monroe. It closed in 2011.

Ballots in the mail for local fire and hospital elections

Voters in five taxing districts — including Marysville and Monroe — have an April 23 deadline.

Snohomish family detained by Border Patrol while on vacation

Little information has been provided since they were arrested Thursday near Tucson, Arizona.

He found family — and 100 rabbits — through the Evergreen Fair

Don Ballard, who has volunteered at the event for about 30 years, was named this year’s Fair Honoree.

Everett firetruck (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Everett Fire Department to charge for safety inspections

The fee, which will begin April 1, is intended to offset the cost of conducting building checks.

Everett firetruck (Sue Misao / The Herald)