Sharon Salyer

A Mukilteo woman wanted to help, and her love was contagious

Shana Swift wondered: How many are at a tipping point but don’t formally qualify for assistance?

City Council in Mukilteo cuts policy analyst position

Budget concerns are cited in the decision to eliminate the job held by state Sen. Marko Liias.

Fernando Feliciano is one the organizers of Northshore Christian Church’s missionary trip to the Philippines planned for late January. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Northshore church members will travel to the Philippines

They will be meeting with leaders and members of 37 churches and participate in workshops.

Fernando Feliciano is one the organizers of Northshore Christian Church’s missionary trip to the Philippines planned for late January. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Judge denies mom’s request for transportation for her son

She wanted the Mukilteo district to bus him to school from a child care center.

EdCC fast-tracks training for addiction counseling

The opioid crisis created a need to quickly accredit already-licensed health professionals.

Under new ownership, Everett Clinic leadership will change

Dr. Aric Coffman is scheduled to become chief executive, taking over after Rick Cooper retires.

Elisabeth Strom and husband Steve Strom of Marysville kiss their son, Hugo, who was born on the way to the hospital Dec. 2, at 30 weeks. He weighed 3 pounds, 11.6 ounces. Hugo is in neonatal intensive care for several more weeks. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Hugo’s home away from home is in neonatal intensive care

A Marysville couple’s son was born 10 weeks early. It was a hard first week for the infant.

Elisabeth Strom and husband Steve Strom of Marysville kiss their son, Hugo, who was born on the way to the hospital Dec. 2, at 30 weeks. He weighed 3 pounds, 11.6 ounces. Hugo is in neonatal intensive care for several more weeks. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Cheering families welcome Kidd, Shoup after 6 months at sea

“I get back Daddy back today,” said one homemade sign at Naval Station Everett.

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital accepting adolescent patients

The facility is the first mental heallth unit in the county to offer in-patient services for children.

3-day strike by Providence hospice workers is over

But contract negotiations continue. The union says it’s losing staff to places that offer higher pay.

Edmonds’ Civic Field park project gets million-dollar boost

The Hazel Miller Foundation has pledged $1.5 million for the project, which could total $12 million.

In the school lunch line, self esteem can be expensive

When students can’t pay, most schools offer a free stigma sandwich. But not in the Edmonds district.

Q&A: Rick Steves ties philanthropy to travel and faith

“We live in a world where mindless consumption is almost respected. To me it’s not a respectful thing.”

You can now read restaurant inspection reports online

Also available are inspection documents covering grocery stores, public pools and spas.

Virginia Mason to purchase Edmonds Family Medicine

The deal to buy the independent clinic could be completed in January.

Surplus land plans could net Edmonds School District millions

Two major housing development projects could be built on Edmonds School District properties.

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.