Sharon Salyer

4 candidates seeking 2 positions on Edmonds School Board

It’s the largest district in the county, with an enrollment of 20,534 students.

Mukilteo School Board candidates talk testing, equity

Geoffrey Thorp, a 12-year incumbent, is being challenged by Shaun Olsen, who is seeking his first elected office.

‘Break the isolation’ at LGBT youth and families conference

The Links and Alliances event address gender identity, bullying and where to find help.

After decades of talk, Harbour Pointe road takes shape

The Mukilteo project has been talked about for decades. It could be built by 2019.

Dr. Maheer Gandhavadi looks at a tiny pacemaker, a demonstration version of the one he recently implanted in an 80-year-old patient at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. It is only 2.6 centimeters in length, making it the world’s tiniest, at only one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers. Gandhavadi is medical director of electrophysiology at Providence. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Small and stimulating: Tiniest pacemaker now available here

One-tenth as big as traditional ones, it was recently implanted in an 80-year-old Mukilteo man.

Dr. Maheer Gandhavadi looks at a tiny pacemaker, a demonstration version of the one he recently implanted in an 80-year-old patient at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. It is only 2.6 centimeters in length, making it the world’s tiniest, at only one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers. Gandhavadi is medical director of electrophysiology at Providence. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Keeping the Mezuzah kosher

A Jewish scribe visits the Chabad Center to lead a workshop on how holy items are made.

This year, shots are only option to protect against flu

The mist was discontinued because of concerns about its effectiveness.

Free monthly film series in Edmonds focuses on social issues

The Saturday movies highlight international adoption, immigration and special-needs children.

Edmonds city talking about opening a community garden

The proposal has to be approved by both the City Council and the Snohomish County Council.

Providence hospice workers say they’re willing to go on strike

A union representative says families and patients have had to cope with inconsistent care.

A city’s effort to change Columbus Day proves ‘divisive’

In Edmonds, the City Council rejected a Diversity Commission recommendation. Columbus is out.

Agency didn’t expect such big demand for needle clean-up kits

The Snohomish Health District ran out of supplies quickly, but more are arriving daily.

Boy stuck in child care instead of going to school

District says it can no longer provide transportation for the special-needs student.

Health District offers free cleanup kits for discarded syringes

Container for syringes, gloves, safety glasses, tongs, sanitizer and instructions all in kit.

This very rare bird in Edmonds is 4,000 miles from home

The swallow-tailed gull, from the Galapagos Islands, has been seen in the U.S. only three times.

Microbiologist-author: Exercise is a reboot for your brain

John Medina speaks Tuesday at a health conference in Lynnwood called “At The Edge of Amazing.”

Edmonds waterfront connector starts with 2-year design phase

The first step toward building a $30 million project to provide emergency and pedestrian access to the city’s waterfront will soon be under… Continue reading

Feds help finance new ocean, fisheries station in Mukilteo

State-of-the-art scientific research is tough to do in former Air Force barracks. The lineage of the 70-year old waterfront building can be seen… Continue reading

Two local women picked for first WSU medical school class

Longtime north Everett residents may remember Keely Coxon making her runs along neighborhood streets. Her long blonde hair was swept back into a… Continue reading

Planks stolen from Mukilteo footbridge built by Eagle Scout

Less than two weeks after Ethan Papenhausen completed his Eagle Scout project — a 16-foot bridge over a gully in Japanese Gulch Park… Continue reading