Sharon Salyer

Couple marries where they had their first date: the hospital

The Marysville couple had planned to be married twice before but their plans were waylaid.

Opening day: ‘Lots of high-fives’ among skiers at Stevens Pass

Two chairs were running Thursday, and two more were expected to open on the weekend.

After years of cuts, Snohomish Health District plans to hire

The district has had to reduce its workforce every year since 2014 due to budget constraints.

A formerly homeless veteran is free-wheeling once again

Eric Prescott’s newish car will give him mobility and, hopefully, the chance to revive his singing career.

Contractor fires 2 after noose incident in Edmonds

It was discovered tied over a beam in an area where a pair of black employees were working at a construction site.

Police investigate noose found by 2 black workers at job site

The incident occurred Oct. 26 on a construction site near the Point Edwards condominiums in Edmonds.

Dottie Metcalf Lindenburger address the use of analogs Saturday afternoon at the Kamiak High School Performance Art Center in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Annual TEDx talks offer education, inspiration

The 11 participants this year included a former astronaut and a high school senior.

Dottie Metcalf Lindenburger address the use of analogs Saturday afternoon at the Kamiak High School Performance Art Center in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds plans study to evaluate health of marsh

City Council members want to know about any issues that might be affecting it.

The race for Position 2 in Mukilteo is a contentious one

Controversial businessman Peter Zieve is challenging City Council President Bob Champion.

Highway 99 looms large over Edmonds City Council races

A new waterfront connector and the city’s saltwater marsh also capture candidates’ attention.

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.