Julia-Grace Sanders

After 20-year hiatus, East County Parks to ask for funding

A bond could fund improvements at the fairgrounds and Maltby park as well as a new park in Monroe.

 

Dozens of wedding gowns stolen from Lynnwood boutique

Some brides-to-be may be left without a dress after a burglary at Brides and Beyond.

 

Gold Bar embraces ATVs on city streets, Snohomish may follow

Darrington, Granite Falls, Stanwood, Sultan and Monroe already allow the vehicles.

 

Ancient timber framing practice kept alive at county parks

Volunteers came from near and far to learn traditional methods to build picnic shelters and a stage.

2-person gravity cars get kids of all abilities on the track

Regional Challenge Races enable developmentally disabled children to participate.

Arlington science students embark on dramatic Martian rescue

Sixth graders at Haller Middle School built a life-size mock Mars Colony, complete with solar panels.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Farming with trees: food in a future with climate change

Agroforestry, a farming practice that mimics natural ecosystems, is taking root in Snohomish County.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Project manager Scott Gibson demonstrates the approximate size of one unit. (Julia-Grace Sanders / The Herald)

PUD customers buy up all those tiny solar energy investments

All 7,290 units in the Arlington solar array were spoken for within a month of going up for sale.

Project manager Scott Gibson demonstrates the approximate size of one unit. (Julia-Grace Sanders / The Herald)
Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Last chance to comment on changes for Wallace Falls

Updates for the state park could include an additional parking lot and a new approach to the falls.

Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Everett’s dead gray whale was skinny and undernourished

So far this year, 28 gray whales have died on Washington beaches. This time last year, there were 10.

A fisherman wades the waters of Sultan River at Sportsman Park in Sultan on June 05, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

PUD: Fishing, mining are preventing winter steelhead recovery

A change in state Department of Fish and Wildlife rules puts more pressure on the endangered species.

A fisherman wades the waters of Sultan River at Sportsman Park in Sultan on June 05, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Girl Scouts bring free books to Snohomish park

There’s now a little library in Pilchuck Park, at 169 Cypress Ave., Snohomish. Girl Scout troop 44528 installed the cabinet filled with free books last… Continue reading

Construction to begin on Island County Administration Building

The Camano Island facility will house county administration and law enforcement.

One custom handbag led to another — and sew on

Madeline Chadwick has gradually built a home business that began with a chance encounter.

An urban oasis in Edmonds is getting a facelift

Esperance park will be closed for the next four to five months while it undergoes renovations.

Got a bear in your yard? The problem is people

A Woodinville farm is demonstrating how to keep wildlife neighbors at bay, safely.

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.