Zachariah Bryan

Glacier Peak, elevation 10,541 feet, in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest in Snohomish County, Washington. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald) 2019

At deadly Glacier Peak, one last hurdle for new seismometers

Federal agencies consider the volcano a “very high” threat for eruption. The early warning system is severely lacking.

 

Dr. Jay Cook of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in a video screen grab. 20220107

Record number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in county

Meanwhile, state Sen. John Lovick has tested positive. Some jury trials are suspended. And a pivot to remote learning is possible.

 

Pedestrian hit, killed by car while crossing Everett street

No arrests were expected. Everett police Lt. Robert Goetz called the incident “very unfortunate.”

 

Tulalip fish buyer Hazen Shopbell talks about what he calls his unlawful arrest on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Tulalip Reservation, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shellfish war: Judge dismisses Tulalip clam-trafficking case

“A massive waste of taxpayer dollars,” said an attorney. Two tribal defendants say the dismissal is a victory for treaty rights.

Tulalip fish buyer Hazen Shopbell talks about what he calls his unlawful arrest on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Tulalip Reservation, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
The historic, century-plus old Bush House in Index. (Courtesy Photo)

In Index, historic Bush House Inn is accepting guests once more

Blair and Kathy Corson renovated the 122-year-old hotel, staying true to its original image.

The historic, century-plus old Bush House in Index. (Courtesy Photo)
Heavy snow welcomes people to the slopes and scenery of Stevens Pass Wednesday afternoon on December 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snow, single digits in the forecast for Everett

Prepare for chaotic holiday traffic and high energy bills. Also, Snohomish County has five cold weather shelters.

Heavy snow welcomes people to the slopes and scenery of Stevens Pass Wednesday afternoon on December 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Clouds move through the mountains in Skykomish on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A white Christmas in Everett? Maybe, with a side of ice

So stock up on hot chocolate and queue up your snow day soundtrack, because it’s going to get cold outside.

Clouds move through the mountains in Skykomish on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County PUD. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish County power rates set to rise 2.1%

Commissioners passed the 2022 budget earlier in December. It includes some big ticket items.

Snohomish County PUD. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Nicole Vandeputte and Emma Atkinson with Adopt A Stream look for spawning salmon in a newly redirected section of the Olaf Strad tributary on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

At this newly-built Arlington stream, the coho have arrived

It offers some brief respite, but the journey through civilization’s waterways is still difficult.

Nicole Vandeputte and Emma Atkinson with Adopt A Stream look for spawning salmon in a newly redirected section of the Olaf Strad tributary on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
After a pesticide exposure, piles of dead honey bees were found at Getchell Ranch in June. (Charles Coslor)

What killed millions of honey bees at this Everett farm?

In the summer, a beekeeper lost 240 hives on Ebey Island. An investigation found they died from pesticides, but whose?

After a pesticide exposure, piles of dead honey bees were found at Getchell Ranch in June. (Charles Coslor)
Carpenters from America and Switzerland build the first "modular home" made from cross-laminated timber, inside a warehouse on Marine View Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Affordable housing’s future? Innovative home built in Everett

Swiss and American carpenters built the nation’s first “modular home” made of cross-laminated timber.

Carpenters from America and Switzerland build the first "modular home" made from cross-laminated timber, inside a warehouse on Marine View Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
People walk through Grand Avenue Park with umbrellas on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Congratulations, you survived Everett’s second-wettest fall

Since 1948, only one other September-October-November period has brought more rain to Paine Field.

People walk through Grand Avenue Park with umbrellas on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Two brother bear cubs, burned in a fire last summer, were recently reunited at PAWS in Lynnwood. (PAWS) 20211129

Bear cubs, burned in wildfires, reunited in viral video in Lynnwood

The brother cubs are being treated at PAWS Wildlife Center. They were injured in a wildfire near Lake Chelan.

Two brother bear cubs, burned in a fire last summer, were recently reunited at PAWS in Lynnwood. (PAWS) 20211129

1 dead, 3 injured in 5-car crash east of Stanwood

Katrina Kakalecik, 27, of Granite Falls, was a passenger in an SUV that was rear-ended on Thanksgiving.

Couple identified in deadly crash with dump truck on U.S. 2

Haley and Xhavier Terry were in their 20s. She was driving, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Homes in The Point subdivision border the construction of the Go East Corp. landfill on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mudslide briefly stalls housing project at former Everett landfill

The slide buried two excavators in September. Work has resumed to make room for nearly 100 new houses.

Homes in The Point subdivision border the construction of the Go East Corp. landfill on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Identities still unknown in fiery U.S. 2 crash that killed 2

Troopers did not expect charges in the double-fatal crash. The truck driver was released from a nearby hospital.

Sheriff Deputy Art Wallin testifies during the trial of Kevin Lewis on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New lawsuit filed against deputy in shooting of Edmonds man

The plaintiff, Britt Jakobsen, was in the passenger seat when her boyfriend was fatally shot by Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy Art Wallin.

Sheriff Deputy Art Wallin testifies during the trial of Kevin Lewis on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 3 long years, Adam Cornell won’t run again for prosecutor

He will finish his term next year. But his time as Snohomish County prosecutor has dulled his optimism, he said.

Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Anita Shad (left) and Jim Distelhorst.

Pro-ivermectin, anti-mask rally host runs for health board

Anita Shad, aka Anita Azariah, has railed against health mandates in Snohomish County. She aims to unseat a retired doctor.

Anita Shad (left) and Jim Distelhorst.