Stephanie Davey

After a storied history, the Argosy rests in pieces

The 100-year-old ship has been removed from Warm Beach after it ran aground in Tulalip.

 

Body scanner could replace strip searches in Monroe prison

A new bill suggests using a scanner, like those in airports, to check for contraband on or in people.

 

A loving send-off for a teacher students call ‘Mom’

Tracy Orr has a rare brain tumor. Her Granite Falls campus has let her know how much they care.

 

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                                Contractor Rob Enge (left) attaches a chain to a roll of heavy cable as Kody Brooks approaches to help carry it with a tractor Tuesday outside the Snohomish Carnegie Library The original building begins to look more and more like it did before an annex was added in the 1960s.

Annex removed from Snohomish’s 100-year-old Carnegie library

The brick structure was attached to the library in the late 1960s. Workers tore it down Tuesday.

Dan Bates / The Herald 
                                Contractor Rob Enge (left) attaches a chain to a roll of heavy cable as Kody Brooks approaches to help carry it with a tractor Tuesday outside the Snohomish Carnegie Library The original building begins to look more and more like it did before an annex was added in the 1960s.

Charge: Lynnwood tobacco smuggler dodged $1 million in taxes

The man, 57, reportedly dealt in illicit cigarettes. Tax returns claimed he sold hats and T-shirts.

The Nazis didn’t see him beneath the floor boards

Holocaust survivor Peter Metzelaar described to Lake Stevens students his perilous childhood.

Marysville schools seek $120 million in Tuesday’s election

The capital levy would replace Cascade and Liberty elementaries, both built nearly 70 years ago.

In Snohomish, $470 million bond would replace aging schools

District leaders hope to replace elementary schools, renovate high schools and improve security.

Everett bikini baristas file petition to U.S. Supreme Court

It’s unlikely the highest court will hear the case, a lawyer for the baristas said.

Security guard Jakeb Conway leans forward to read a piece of history on the Treaty of Point Elliott at the Hibulb Cultural Center. The large glass-covered case, center, displays the signed documents for reading. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Point Elliott Treaty returns to tribes here, 165 years later

Signed in 1855 at Mukilteo, it created reservations and secured Native American rights to traditions.

Security guard Jakeb Conway leans forward to read a piece of history on the Treaty of Point Elliott at the Hibulb Cultural Center. The large glass-covered case, center, displays the signed documents for reading. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Kamiak senior strives for career in acting and screenwriting

Paige Cox recently had an interview with Harvard. She’s the lead in both of this year’s school plays.

Homeless count strives for greater accuracy in annual census

Last year, Snohomish County recorded more homeless people than before, while using new methodology.

After 7-month deployment with NATO, USS Gridley returns home

Hundreds of sailors were joyfully greeted at Naval Station Everett on Tuesday morning.

The Argosy sits on Mission Beach in Tulalip on Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After century-long odyssey, Argosy washes ashore in Tulalip

The boat has a storied past. It once exploded, killing its owner. It was used in WWII. Now, it’s aground.

The Argosy sits on Mission Beach in Tulalip on Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Census hiring hundreds countywide for help with 2020 count

Workers are temporarily needed starting in May. Pay is $20 per hour, and schedules are flexible.

Construction on Marysville’s civic center to begin this month

Dozens braved a frigid Monday morning to celebrate the soon-to-be City Hall and police station.

Alex Jensen at Lakewood High School on Dec. 19, 2019 in Arlington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lakewood ASB president aims to give 100% as student leader

Alex Jensen, 18, hopes to someday return to the school as a science and leadership teacher.

Alex Jensen at Lakewood High School on Dec. 19, 2019 in Arlington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Not all are college bound; local students have a new option

High schoolers countywide can join a new trades program housed at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

A man works on a balcony Monday at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255-unit complex for adults 55 and older, at 17309 40th Ave. in Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington: It’s growing everywhere with more on the horizon

All over the city, construction to build housing, retail and industrial is underway or in the works.

A man works on a balcony Monday at the Cedar Pointe Apartments, a 255-unit complex for adults 55 and older, at 17309 40th Ave. in Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

She does her sculpting from a studio in the Granite Falls outback

Judeth Davis fell in love with clay when she was just 4 years old. Now she’s an award-winning sculptor.