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Horizon Elementary School Principal Edmund Wong bumps fists with with students in the Wednesday Boys Club program at the end of the session on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Horizon principal draws on own life as child of immigrants

“He grew up in poverty and he understands how that affects you socially, emotionally, physically.”

 

Money in, money out: A look at Lighthouse Park parking fees

The city of Mukilteo budgets around $647,500 a year for waterfront parking — revenue and spending.

 

Roberto Galeana asks a questions as he, his wife and their five children take part in the Parent Leadership Training Institute and the Children’s Leadership Institute on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Everett, Wa. At left is son Robert Galeana and wife Blanca, right. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In south Everett, a civics class for parents — and children

The Galeanas and their five children all are taking part in a leadership program.

 

One of Lynnwood’s busiest roads is 196th Street SW. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Lynnwood keeps $40 car tab fees to fund roads, sidewalks

The fees for a vehicle in Lynnwood, including those from the state and Sound Transit, run roughly $150-$475.

One of Lynnwood’s busiest roads is 196th Street SW. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Mayume Carelli’s home is filled with faces of people she loves. Her dad, Dan Varnell (center) was murdered by Gail Brashear in 1996. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Court orders state to release Snohomish County killer

Gail Brashear was 15 when she stabbed a man to death near Granite Falls.

Mayume Carelli’s home is filled with faces of people she loves. Her dad, Dan Varnell (center) was murdered by Gail Brashear in 1996. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

The fire department is a second home for Stanwood junior

Jessie Bartlett plans to become a third-generation firefighter.

How, when and why? A child’s body found in a cooler in 2016

T.K. was around 4 years old. Her death is considered suspicious but few answers have emerged.

Former Mountlake Terrace athlete faces more rape charges

Three young women now have accused Cole Krause of sexual assault while they were in high school.

Sultan High School pays out $87K over injury in woodshop

A teen’s finger is expected to be amputated. The family initially sought $3 million in damages.

Betty Lou Gaeng, 91: “I don’t just write history. I am history.”

The Lynnwood woman is being honored Monday with a key to the city.

Man shot by police was arrested, released and arrested again

New charges have been filed in connection with the July confrontation near Silver Lake.

Lynden man, 40, arrested in downtown Everett manslaughter

Charles Hatem, 52, was beaten and dragged into a hallway of the Commerce Building on Hewitt Avenue.

Mariner High senior Lisa Rakuro also takes classes at the Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center. She wants to pursue a trade. “I’m not a person to sit behind a desk.” (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Keep pushing,’ be respectful: Life lessons as a soccer coach

Lisa Rakuro, 17, of Mariner High School has lived in Fiji, California and Snohomish County.

Mariner High senior Lisa Rakuro also takes classes at the Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center. She wants to pursue a trade. “I’m not a person to sit behind a desk.” (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jury deadlocked in revenge case against slain man’s mother

Prosecutors say the woman set the killer’s house on fire as retaliation. A judge ordered a mistrial.

Arlington woman gets 10½ years for DUI death in US 2 crash

The sentence includes a two-year penalty for having a previous drunken driving conviction.

Facing murder charge, girl, 17, pleads to lesser felony

Gladyz Valencia-Anguiano is accused of staying in the car and smoking a cigarette during a deadly robbery.

With paper clips and clay, Grandma makes something special

Caralee Hudson has created more than 100 “nut baby” ornaments for her children and grandchildren.

Everett firefighter paid $224K over discrimination claims

James Nagle says his colleagues doubted his ability to lead given his mental health history.

Program coordinator Eric Wollan dares Paula Darrow (right) to eat the whipped cream off her Italian soda like a shark during a group trip from the Everett Senior Center to Contos Pizza & Pasta on Sept. 17 in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sunsets and ice cream: Tips from an Everett trip planner

Eric Wollan, 44, drives the senior center van to destinations around the Puget Sound area.

Program coordinator Eric Wollan dares Paula Darrow (right) to eat the whipped cream off her Italian soda like a shark during a group trip from the Everett Senior Center to Contos Pizza & Pasta on Sept. 17 in Lake Stevens. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.