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Deer foaming at the mouth, dropping dead in San Juan Islands

Residents reported more than 50 dead deer to state and local wildlife officials since early May.

 

Woman, man found dead in fire at Seattle homeless encampment

The deadly blaze took place in the city’s Mount Baker neighborhood.

 

Fire destroys bar days after owner testified in murder trial

The cause of the blaze near Yakima hasn’t been determined and whether it was connected to the trial wasn’t clear.

 

Portland cops union contract negotiations head to mediation

If agreement isn’t reached, an arbitrator will review each sides’ “last best offer” and pick one.

Body of missing Oregon man found in Maine lake

Authorities had been searching for him since June 8.

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Psychic Source Review: Legitimate Psychics Or Fake?

Psychic Source is one of the oldest websites which offer services by online psychics, making it a well-loved and respected veteran in the field of… Continue reading

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Online Psychics: Trusted Psychic Readers Can Chance Your Life for The Better

Dealing with several dilemmas in life, we all try to find answers to the life questions that bother us. With the feeling of uncertainty and… Continue reading

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This false-color X-ray and radio frequency image made available by NASA on Friday, May 28, 2021 shows threads of superheated gas and magnetic fields at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. X-rays detected by the NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are in orange, green, blue and purple, and radio data from the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa are shown in lilac and gray. The plane of the galazy is horizontal, in the center of this vertical image. Astronomer Daniel Wang of the University of Massachusetts Amherst said Friday he spent a year working on this, while stuck at home during the pandemic. (NASA/CXC/UMass/Q.D. Wang, NRF/SARAO/MeerKAT via AP)

Viewpoints: We need much more discussion before we phone E.T.

Advanced civiliations could offer threats or promise. We need to think before trying to contact them.

This false-color X-ray and radio frequency image made available by NASA on Friday, May 28, 2021 shows threads of superheated gas and magnetic fields at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. X-rays detected by the NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are in orange, green, blue and purple, and radio data from the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa are shown in lilac and gray. The plane of the galazy is horizontal, in the center of this vertical image. Astronomer Daniel Wang of the University of Massachusetts Amherst said Friday he spent a year working on this, while stuck at home during the pandemic. (NASA/CXC/UMass/Q.D. Wang, NRF/SARAO/MeerKAT via AP)
Cory Amstrong-Hoss’ 9-year-old son, Sammy, had some fun at Dad’s expense by altering his dad’s image on Zoom for a work meeting. (Photo reprinted here with permission from Cory’s work colleagues at Volunteers of America, Western Washington)

Cory Armstrong-Hoss: A dad’s work and school Zoom adventures

This is how one father balanced — or did the best he could — remote learning and an office meeting.

Cory Amstrong-Hoss’ 9-year-old son, Sammy, had some fun at Dad’s expense by altering his dad’s image on Zoom for a work meeting. (Photo reprinted here with permission from Cory’s work colleagues at Volunteers of America, Western Washington)

Comment: Rise in wages will mean changes for labor market

It will mean more automation, fewer low-wage jobs and a long-running struggle for full employment.

Comment: Mourn LGBTQ martyrs by honoring lives of their peers

Five years after the Pulse night club massacre, can we allow LGBTQ people to live their lives and thrive?

Harrop: Why should renting seem less desirable than owning?

For many renting offers fewer headaches and more mobility. But it’s no less expensive than owning a home.

Closure plan for Monroe prison is short-sighted

I spent 20 years as a correctional educator behind the walls of the Monroe Correctional Complex. The plan to close quite a bit of many… Continue reading

Too much in infrastructure package isn’t necessary

I believe all of us are interested in improving our infrastructure. That is the not the reason many are uncomfortable with, and are opposed to,… Continue reading

Refreshing to read community views in Herald Forum

I was happy to see the Herald Forum feature in Saturday’s Herald. It is refreshing to hear views from people in the community instead of… Continue reading

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Editorial cartoons for Monday, June 14

A sketchy look at the news of the day.… Continue reading

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Hikers walk along the Pacific Crest Trail near Hart's Pass in Okanogan County. (Kate Schmidt)

Hiking trail app will help avoid crowded Northwest trails

The app is currently functional in Kittitas, Grant, Douglas, Chelan, and Okanogan counties.

Hikers walk along the Pacific Crest Trail near Hart's Pass in Okanogan County. (Kate Schmidt)
Israel's new prime minister Naftali Bennett raises his hand during a Knesset session in Jerusalem Sunday, June 13, 2021. Israel's parliament has voted in favor of a new coalition government, formally ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu became the new prime minister (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned rival, became prime minister after a 60-59 vote.

Israel's new prime minister Naftali Bennett raises his hand during a Knesset session in Jerusalem Sunday, June 13, 2021. Israel's parliament has voted in favor of a new coalition government, formally ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu became the new prime minister (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County

The listings include Third Place Books, Everett Public Library and Neverending Bookshop events.

Book-related events in Snohomish County.

Comment: How to get students caught up after our covid year

Many students may need tutoring, longer school days and summer sessions to get back up to speed.