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Jeff Brown, of PAWS, releases crow 20220004 back into the wild after its rehabilitation from an injured wing Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, at the UW Bothell campus in Bothell, Washington. The crow immediately flew upper into a tree and began calling out to other birds in the area. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Broken wing healed, a crow passes test flight at UW Bothell

The injured crow rejoined its murder Friday, following surgery at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.

Jeff Brown, of PAWS, releases crow 20220004 back into the wild after its rehabilitation from an injured wing Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, at the UW Bothell campus in Bothell, Washington. The crow immediately flew upper into a tree and began calling out to other birds in the area. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Community Transit might soon start offering a low-income bus fare to qualified riders. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

State Supreme Court hears Everett case of bus fare checks

His lawyer contends fare checks amount to unconstitutional seizure. Justices will decide at a later date.

Community Transit might soon start offering a low-income bus fare to qualified riders. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Tyrone Carr at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington on February 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )

8 years for suspect who shot man in head at Everett bus stop

Tyrone Carr had accused the other man of stealing his meth pipe.

Tyrone Carr at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington on February 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
The Elusive Dream sank again in 2020, knocking down another boat and spilling upwards of 214 gallons of diesel fuel. (Department of Ecology)

Ecology again fines boat owner $70K for fuel spill in river

This time, the state was sterner about the spill in Steamboat Slough. They called Ron Barber’s actions negligent.

The Elusive Dream sank again in 2020, knocking down another boat and spilling upwards of 214 gallons of diesel fuel. (Department of Ecology)
A state Supreme Court case is threatening to do away with transit fare enforcement. (Lizz Giordano / Herald file)

Fare is fair? Everett bus rider’s case en route to state Supreme Court

Justices will hear oral arguments this week in a civil rights case that could have a massive effect on bus and train service.

A state Supreme Court case is threatening to do away with transit fare enforcement. (Lizz Giordano / Herald file)
Chad Hofland and his wife Xochitl look at a photograph of their son Andre, 17, at a memorial set up along 116th Street on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. Andre was was shot and killed in robbery on January 5th, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After Marysville teen’s killing, ‘a whirlwind of grief and anger’

Andre Hofland died by gunfire. An accomplice has pleaded guilty, while the alleged shooter still faces trial.

Chad Hofland and his wife Xochitl look at a photograph of their son Andre, 17, at a memorial set up along 116th Street on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. Andre was was shot and killed in robbery on January 5th, 2021. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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. The early warning system is severely lacking.

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
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.

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

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.