Julia-Grace Sanders

After 13 years, repairs delayed again on road to Blanca Lake

Construction is now set to finish in 2022 for Index-Galena Road to recreation hot spots.

 

‘Nothing changes here,’ local Methodists vie for LGBTQ rights

A decision last month to strengthen bans on same-sex marriage caught area churches by surprise.

 

‘The light rail is coming’: Link brings growth to Lynnwood

With about two dozen construction projects in the works, the city prepares for 17,000 new residents.

 

Bite-sized solar investment is coming to Snohomish County

A new program will allow residents and renters to buy into solar energy for as little as $120.

Kids at Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club get 2,500 new books

The club’s book selection was depleted, and the donation will expand the available reading material.

‘Snowshoe with a Ranger’ makes the forest more accessible

A free Forest Service program teaches about local wildlife, natural history and winter safety.

Arlington High ASB vice president Favian Villanueva says organization has been crucial in balancing his academics, activities, family and friends, and a job. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington senior sets his sights on aerospace engineering

Favian Villanueva competes in cross country and track, is ASB vice president and a physics tutor.

Arlington High ASB vice president Favian Villanueva says organization has been crucial in balancing his academics, activities, family and friends, and a job. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Based on 2017 pollution data, Edmonds to set climate goals

The city, businesses and residents generated the equivalent of 65,000 cars driving for a year.

New road provides highway access to Arlington’s industry hub

Arlington Valley Road opens Feb. 22. It’s meant to reduce traffic and increase business access.

Arlington school bond again falls short of required 60%

With only 52.6 percent voting yes, a third attempt to pay for construction and security has failed.

Doctors said he might not live past 5. He just turned 11.

Beaten as a baby, Jamarious can’t walk or talk but his grandparents celebrate each barrier he breaks.

Love of literature spurs sisters to stage huge garage sale

Proceeds will help the mobile “Book Cafe,” which brings books to Snohomish students during the summer.

Arlington school construction bond failing in third try

The new measure aimed to allow the district to tear down Post Middle School and replace it.

In 3rd try, Arlington schools propose a leaner bond measure

Tuesday’s special ballot asks for up to $96 million. Earlier proposals sought $107.5 million.

This little-known therapy is saving limbs and healing wounds

Steve Mataya was told he would lose his foot. Then he discovered hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Monroe.

From the top of 21st Street at Rucker Avenue, Everett teacher Monica Darby-Agustin stands with her dogs Binka (back) and Bernie watching her two kids sled and play in the snow with other kids early Monday following a heavy snowfall overnight that left the region blanketed and forced numerous school closures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snow day for students, governments; bad drive for commuters

Several school districts announced Tuesday cancellations. The morning commute could be affected.

From the top of 21st Street at Rucker Avenue, Everett teacher Monica Darby-Agustin stands with her dogs Binka (back) and Bernie watching her two kids sled and play in the snow with other kids early Monday following a heavy snowfall overnight that left the region blanketed and forced numerous school closures. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Annabelle Davis, 11, with her two championship belts, “Macho Man” Randy Savage shirt and figures of John Cena and “The Undertaker,” is an avid WWE fan. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Wrestling fans get rowdy for WWE ‘SmackDown Live’

Smack! World Wrestling Entertainment brings popular show to Everett. Funko gets in the act, too.

Annabelle Davis, 11, with her two championship belts, “Macho Man” Randy Savage shirt and figures of John Cena and “The Undertaker,” is an avid WWE fan. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
With her horse Joe next to her, Melonie Rainey of White Birch Farm on the Tulalip Indian Reservation talks about her participation in the Conservation District’s horse manure spreading program Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. The program helps horse owners keep manure under control, turn it into fertilizer and use it on their pastures. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Saving streams from the manure of more than 3,000 horses

A new program addresses one of Snohomish County’s biggest water-quality concerns.

With her horse Joe next to her, Melonie Rainey of White Birch Farm on the Tulalip Indian Reservation talks about her participation in the Conservation District’s horse manure spreading program Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. The program helps horse owners keep manure under control, turn it into fertilizer and use it on their pastures. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Sequoia High students, Sarjo Jallow, Emanuel Ellis, top, and Claudia Infante sign their names on the final beam for the roof of the new YMCA building on Colby Avenue on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Final YMCA beam put in place with Sequoia students’ names

The $33 million Everett YMCA is set to open in early November with tripled capacity.

Sequoia High students, Sarjo Jallow, Emanuel Ellis, top, and Claudia Infante sign their names on the final beam for the roof of the new YMCA building on Colby Avenue on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jacob Hilkin

A year later, she hopes for answers about missing son

Jacob Hilkin of Everett disappeared Jan. 23, 2018, near the Quil Ceda Creek Casino.

Jacob Hilkin