Ryan Berry

Pedestrians try to sneak by as a horde of zombies marches down First Street during the 10th annual Snohomish Zombie Walk on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. The yearly event acts a fundraiser for the Snohomish Community Food Bank. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Zombie horde descends on Snohomish for food bank fundraiser

The 10th annual Snohomish Zombie Walk on Saturday raised funds for the Snohomish Community Food Bank.

 

Children, including a cowboy on a dinosaur, come and go from Chai Cupboard as they trick-or-treat up and down Colby during Downtown Everett Association’s Halloween event Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Halloween came early to downtown Everett

Local businesses and organizations passed out candy to trick-or-treaters Saturday.

 

Clouds pass in front of the moon and sun as the two cross paths during an annular eclipse on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023, seen from Everett, Washington. A total eclipse will be visible over parts of the United States on April 8, 2024. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Partial eclipse casts shadow over Everett

An annular eclipse was visible over Snohomish County around 9:20 a.m. Saturday, as 80% of the sun was blocked by the moon

Clouds pass in front of the moon and sun as the two cross paths during an annular eclipse on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023, seen from Everett, Washington. A total eclipse will be visible over parts of the United States on April 8, 2024. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Lake Stevens squad all hit the court trying to save the ball against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Lake Stevens squad all hit the court trying to save the ball against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ross Haddow, right, stands alongside fellow Rotary Club member Shawn O’Donnell, left, as the two await extra hands to help move Haddow’s giant pumpkin on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, at Haddow’s home in Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

To grow a great pumpkin in Edmonds: seeds, water, brute force

Growing a half-ton fruit isn’t so complicated. It’s all about genetics, said Ross Haddow, 72. But what about moving it?

Ross Haddow, right, stands alongside fellow Rotary Club member Shawn O’Donnell, left, as the two await extra hands to help move Haddow’s giant pumpkin on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, at Haddow’s home in Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Hall of Fame inductee Gina Carbonatto accepts her award during the 2023 Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: 2023 Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame banquet

A look at Wednesday’s ceremony honoring some of the most decorated sports figures in the area.

Hall of Fame inductee Gina Carbonatto accepts her award during the 2023 Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood volleyball sweeps Jackson

The Royals use a balanced effort and stay perfect on the season with a 3-0 victory.

Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Nalu Akiona returns the ball against Snohomish on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Snohomish edges E-W in boys tennis match

The Panthers ride three wins in singles play to a hard-fought 4-3 win over the Warriors.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Nalu Akiona returns the ball against Snohomish on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish junior Grace Andrews takes a victory in the 100 yard butterfly during an early season meet between Snohomish and Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish junior Grace Andrews takes a victory in the 100 yard butterfly during an early season meet between Snohomish and Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett All Star Gabriel Ortiz rounds third and heads home to put his team up against Lake Stevens during a 12u Little League matchup on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Little leaguers hit diamond in Everett

The baseball All-Star teams for Everett LL and others gather for a slew of district tournament games at Phil Johnson Ballfields.

Everett All Star Gabriel Ortiz rounds third and heads home to put his team up against Lake Stevens during a 12u Little League matchup on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
People begin marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Snohomish hosts first official Pride celebration

Scenes from the parade and other events celebrating LGBTQIA culture and people in downtown Snohomish.

People begin marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Owen Gluth winds up to deliver a pitch against Snohomish on Friday, March 31, 2023, at Earl Torgeson Field in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Owen Gluth winds up to deliver a pitch against Snohomish on Friday, March 31, 2023, at Earl Torgeson Field in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Runners compete in the 300 meter hurdle during the Chuck Randall Invite at Arlington High School on Saturday, March 18, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Sights from Chuck Randall Invite

The Arlington boys and Stanwood girls earn team titles at the prep track and field meet.

Runners compete in the 300 meter hurdle during the Chuck Randall Invite at Arlington High School on Saturday, March 18, 2023, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens pitcher Kaiden Sekely fields a bunt and throws out the runner during a game against Lynnwood on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens earns come-from-behind win over Lynnwood

The Vikings score twice in the bottom of the seventh and win 4-3 in the non-league matchup.

Lake Stevens pitcher Kaiden Sekely fields a bunt and throws out the runner during a game against Lynnwood on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Mya Sheffield comes away with a loose ball against Meadowdale on Wednesday, Jan.11, 2023, at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Mya Sheffield comes away with a loose ball against Meadowdale on Wednesday, Jan.11, 2023, at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood girls’ defense shines in win over Everett

The Royals stifle the Seagulls’ offense all night en route to a 50-25 win in a matchup of league contenders.

Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens football players ride in the back of a truck during their championship parade Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens football celebrates with state championship parade

The Lake Stevens football team celebrated its first-ever state title with a championship parade Saturday morning. The parade, organized by the city… Continue reading

Lake Stevens football players ride in the back of a truck during their championship parade Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Cascade’s Aidan Kopra and Stanwood’s Gary Grisham wrestle for a loose ball during a game Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Cascade’s Aidan Kopra and Stanwood’s Gary Grisham wrestle for a loose ball during a game Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)