Natalie Kahn

“Nature loungers” Leia Fania, 5, and Luke Fania, 7, enjoy the weather, have lunch and eye the birds on the Mukilteo beach in  Mukilteo, Washington on June 24, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Summer starts on sweltering note with year’s first heat wave

Forecasters say stay cool, and stay safe, as a heat wave could bring temperatures approaching 90 degrees this weekend.

 

Cassie Franklin, mayor of Everett, hands out laptops to kids at the South Everett/Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club in Everett, Washington on Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022.  The laptops are part of Comcast Digital Equity Initiative that will give away 400 laptops. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

400 youths will get a free laptop in effort to boost digital literacy

Forty-five kids received one Wednesday at the South Everett/Mukilteo Boys Girls Club. Comcast is giving them out.

 

Ridley Biggs, 5, right, learns how to cast with her father Mike Biggs as it starts to rain on Friday, June 17, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Welcome to Juneuary: It’s a little dreary, but it’s not all bad news

“Cool and wet have been the theme for the Pacific Northwest,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Jacob DeFlitch.

 

People venture out towards exposed eelgrass beds during the lowest tide in over a decade Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Puget Sound’s lowest tides in years unveil a world of sea life

The moon’s wobble is responsible for the lowest tides in 13 years. There are more chances this week to explore beaches.

People venture out towards exposed eelgrass beds during the lowest tide in over a decade Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett

Rally in support of gun control set for Saturday in Everett

The event will begin at 1 p.m. downtown, followed by a march through the city.

Everett
Bothell

Slain Bothell father identified; son remains in custody

Gavin Wollman is accused of killing his father, Robert Wollman, who was found dead Friday morning.

Bothell