Melissa Slager

No left turn to Everett schools administration building

Carol Forsberg, of Everett, writes: “Coming off Broadway and wanting to go…

 

There’s a new signal at a busy 128th Street intersection

Adding 15 minutes to travel time just for waiting at a traffic…

 

US 2 trestle work postponed a 3rd time due to forecast rain

It must be perfectly dry when repaving material is applied. They will try again next weekend.

 

Best time to take a Washington State Ferry in the summer

Summer ferry schedules start June 24. Washington State Ferries plans to post its “best times” for travel soon. Based on last year’s summer’s tips (which… Continue reading

Learn about orcas — and maybe spot one — on a ferry

June is Orca Month in Washington. Throughout the month you can find pop-up presentations about our Southern Resident orca friends on Washington State Ferry routes… Continue reading

How low it can go: Extreme low tides can cause ferry delays

Taking an RV on the ferry this summer? Pulling a trailer? You may be interested in this factoid. (Whether it’s a fun fact likely depends… Continue reading

Herald Super Kid this week is Kamiak High School senior Kate Neumeister, who last year as a junior was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s 2017 Youth of the Year. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Kamiak senior is drawn to the compassionate side of nursing

The 2017 Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s Youth of the Year will attend Seattle University.

Herald Super Kid this week is Kamiak High School senior Kate Neumeister, who last year as a junior was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s 2017 Youth of the Year. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Bus driver credits team, equipment for accident-free career

He is 1 of only 2 in Community Transit’s 41-year history to reach the “3 Million Mile” milestone.

Driver’s eduction class parking sign at Arlington High School in Arlington on June 8, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hey, drop the attitude! Driver’s education changes lanes

As driving classes make a comeback, state imposes new standards for school instruction.

Driver’s eduction class parking sign at Arlington High School in Arlington on June 8, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Another case of privately claimed parking on a public street

This time, two businesses did so with permission from the city of Everett. It’s consolation of sorts.

Dakota Brown at Scriber Lake High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This Scriber Lake High senior meshes with metal

Dakota Brown hones his welding skills at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center. Next up is EvCC.

Dakota Brown at Scriber Lake High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Edmonds, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish student overcame debilitating migraines to excel

At the homeschool program Academy Northwest, senior Jacob Nowlan finds himself thriving again.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Q&A about the mileage tax simulation we’re participating in

Cheats, hacks and Little Brother in your car: Yes, there are security concerns.

Plan your trip: High gas prices won’t keep everyone home

In fact, AAA expects more cars on the roads this Memorial Day weekend.

She went from pro dancer in Europe to NPR traffic reporter

Sprince Arbogast says NPR reporting doesn’t require a unique name and that I-5 at U.S. 2 is the worst.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is senior Trevor LaFond at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Senior makes the most of ‘a better learning experience’

Trevor LaFond has left past struggles behind at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is senior Trevor LaFond at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Jean Christian Niyonkuru is an auto tech student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center and also takes classes at Cascade High School. Niyonkuru came to the Puget Sound as a Rwandan refugee and orphan in fifth grade.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

An orphan from Rwanda finds freedom at his own pace

Jean Christian Niyonkuru pursues his love of cars at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center.

Jean Christian Niyonkuru is an auto tech student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center and also takes classes at Cascade High School. Niyonkuru came to the Puget Sound as a Rwandan refugee and orphan in fifth grade.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Bike Everywhere Challenge encourages newbies to give it a try

May is Bike Everywhere Month, National Bike Month and Bike to School Month. We’ve had Bike to Work Day and Bike to School Day. And… Continue reading

Is it legal to ride your bicycle on the sidewalk?

I am usually cycling with my kids, and one is still learning. We are slowpokes. So we stick to sidewalks. But then I wondered, is… Continue reading

Everett, Mukilteo mayors engaging in friendly 2-wheeled rivalry

They’re facing off in a Bike Month Challenge, and they invite others to join in.