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Snohomish council leader announces early for mayor campaign

City Councilmember Linda Redmon is the first to file in the race. Mayor John Kartak has not said if he will run again.

Linda Redmon

Santa Claus is coming to town, despite the coronavirus

He’ll follow social distancing. In one setting, children are invited to “call out” their wishes.

$250,000 bail for Everett man accused of firing at deputy

A five-mile chase ended with the suspect allegedly breaking into a Mill Creek home Saturday night.

The Avenue A/Riverfront Gazebo decorated for the holidays on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The venerable Snohomish gazebo is in need of a remodel

The popular place for marriage proposals is in disrepair and is expected to be rebuilt in 2021.

The Avenue A/Riverfront Gazebo decorated for the holidays on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Sharon Olson gets ready to hand out meals for Thanksgiving. She and her husband Matt Olson have provided enough food to feed about 160 people this year. (Contributed photo)

Thanksgiving dinners stay small this year, some go online

Many plan to stay home to avoid spreading the virus. Some have lent a hand to those in need.

Sharon Olson gets ready to hand out meals for Thanksgiving. She and her husband Matt Olson have provided enough food to feed about 160 people this year. (Contributed photo)
Members of the Marysville resue team, Matt Campbell (left) and Tobin McGowan string lights on the Marysville water towner Friday November 20, 2020. Holiday lights have been a tradition for decades, but last year the city skipped it because the tower needed repairs. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After dark year, Marysville tower lights up for the holidays

Last year the water tower was not illuminated, breaking a nearly quarter century-long tradition.

Members of the Marysville resue team, Matt Campbell (left) and Tobin McGowan string lights on the Marysville water towner Friday November 20, 2020. Holiday lights have been a tradition for decades, but last year the city skipped it because the tower needed repairs. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A FedEx truck sits parked in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Jury awards $6.8M to Everett FedEx driver in disability case

FedEx didn’t let him work because of lingering knee issues, even though a doctor said he could.

A FedEx truck sits parked in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Anah Christenson (right) checks the temperature of an enlisted sailor Friday morning at Naval Station Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Challenging year for Naval Station Everett as COVID spreads

In an annual update, the commanding officer also explained Everett’s lack of an aircraft carrier.

Anah Christenson (right) checks the temperature of an enlisted sailor Friday morning at Naval Station Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
TSR ONLY TO ACCOMPANY VIDEO ELEMENT. Video footage revealed a second subject at the scene at the time of a murder early Sunday in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department) 20201109

Police search for second suspect in Marysville homicide

A man’s body was found near a gas station early Sunday. Two suspects are at large.

TSR ONLY TO ACCOMPANY VIDEO ELEMENT. Video footage revealed a second subject at the scene at the time of a murder early Sunday in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department) 20201109

Edmonds girl, 5, injured in unintentional shooting

Her father, 36, was reportedly putting the gun away when it fired through a wall.

Everett man allegedly stole tow truck, swung knife at owner

The owner found his missing vehicle near Everett Mall and confronted the man in the front seat.

The number of people admitted to hospitals due to COVID-19 has held steady across Washington for the past six months. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish County sets another single-day COVID case record

On Wednesday, the health district logged 182 new coronavirus cases. The previous record, set Sunday, was 140.

The number of people admitted to hospitals due to COVID-19 has held steady across Washington for the past six months. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Sultan bar’s liquor license suspended due to COVID violations

For 180 days, the Loggers Inn can operate as a restaurant but must not serve alcohol.

Molly McKinney, stands near her Eagle Scout project, one of many informational posts along the Allen Creek Interpretive Trail, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 in Marysville, Washington. The Marysville-Getchell senior is the first female to earn the the Eagle Scout badge in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Marysville girl one of country’s first to earn Eagle Scout

Molly McKinney, 18, has blazed a trail, and it wasn’t always easy. She’s a senior at Marysville Getchell.

Molly McKinney, stands near her Eagle Scout project, one of many informational posts along the Allen Creek Interpretive Trail, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 in Marysville, Washington. The Marysville-Getchell senior is the first female to earn the the Eagle Scout badge in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Top (L-R): Robert Sutherland, Claus Joens. Bottom (L-R): Carolyn Eslick, Ryan Johnson.

Partisan divisions clear in battle for GOP-held House seats

In the 39th District, Democrats challenge incumbent Republicans in a historically red district.

Top (L-R): Robert Sutherland, Claus Joens. Bottom (L-R): Carolyn Eslick, Ryan Johnson.
Protesters gather along First Street on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Months after the vigilantes, a divide persists in Snohomish

On the city council, common ground is hard to find in a town struggling to come to terms with race in 2020.

Protesters gather along First Street on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Firefighters rescued Bennett the cat from a chimney Sunday night. The cat was missing a week before someone heard him calling for help. Firefighters worked him out of the flue by hand. (Marysville Fire District)

Marysville firefighters rescue wayward cat from chimney

Bennett had been missing a week before a neighbor heard his meows coming from the fireplace.

Firefighters rescued Bennett the cat from a chimney Sunday night. The cat was missing a week before someone heard him calling for help. Firefighters worked him out of the flue by hand. (Marysville Fire District)
The Arlington City Council will discuss asking voters to consider annexing its fire department to North County Fire & EMS. (North County Fire)

Arlington and North County Fire to consider annexation

If the Arlington City Council decides to move forward, voters would make the final decision.

The Arlington City Council will discuss asking voters to consider annexing its fire department to North County Fire & EMS. (North County Fire)
Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

Arrest made in theft of computers at Arlington middle school

A man reportedly walked out of a classroom with “his arms full of computers” worth $750.

Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

After a busy summer, crews rescue 2 hikers on Saturday

A woman sustained a concussion and broken collarbone after falling more than 20 feet at Vesper Peak.