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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, front, talks to reporters in Olympia, Wash., Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, as Secretary of Health Umair Shah looks on. Inslee announced that starting Nov. 15, people in the state will need to either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test in order to attend large events. (AP Photo/ Rachel La Corte)

Judge rejects workers’ request to block vaccine mandate

Employees sought an injunction against Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate that takes effect Monday.

 

The 2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid has five-passenger seating and comes standard with all-wheel drive. (Manufacturer photo)

2022 Honda CR-V Hybrid is the lineup’s fuel economy leader

The hybrid has the same superior qualities as the gasoline version, but is miles ahead in eco status.

 

An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Alaska Airlines stalls plan for extra flights in Everett

Business has been sluggish, but the airline says it will offer 12 flights a day at Paine Field in the new year.

 

Man injured in Marysville gas station shooting

People in two vehicles reportedly opened fire Monday morning. Detectives were seeking suspect information.

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

Comment: Computer model shows lives saved by covid vaccines

By comparing states’ stastics, researchers determined 140,000 lives were saved as of May 9.

Comment: Reversal on aspirin points to medicine’s headache

For most healthy people, we learning that some medical advice can do more harm than good.

Bikers ride along a segment of the Interurban Trail during a  Leafline Trail Coalition and Snohomish County Transportation Coalition hosted "policy" ride on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cyclists highlight Interurban Trail needs before light rail arrival

Leafline Trails Coalition, Snohomish County Transportation Coalition and others toured some trail gaps.

Bikers ride along a segment of the Interurban Trail during a  Leafline Trail Coalition and Snohomish County Transportation Coalition hosted "policy" ride on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Editorial cartoons for Monday, Oct. 18

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

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Herald editorial board, reporters doing good work on climate

Three cheers for The Herald Editorial Board for its impressive opinion article calling for action on that 800-pound gorilla bearing down upon us all, climate… Continue reading

People of color from Snohomish were interviewed about their experiences leading up to and following the May 2020 protests for a new documentary produced by two Snohomish youth. (Drake Wilson)

Hundreds tune in to ‘First Street’ film on racism in Snohomish

“When I was in third grade, that was the first time I was called the n-word by a white man,” one student recalls.

People of color from Snohomish were interviewed about their experiences leading up to and following the May 2020 protests for a new documentary produced by two Snohomish youth. (Drake Wilson)

I-5 rest areas close north of Seattle due to trash

Rest areas closed in both directions at Smokey Point and at Custer, north of Bellingham.

  • Oct 18, 2021
Caleb Hutton

Investigative reporter named Daily Herald’s local news editor

Caleb Hutton is moving into the role while continuing to have a hand in producing in-depth stories.

Caleb Hutton

Marysville council, Pos. 3: King dedicated to city’s needs

We support Tom King for Marysville City Council, Position 3. Tom has lived and worked in Marysville his whole life. He supports many local groups… Continue reading

Mukilteo asks for input on housing density, and it’s complicated

Here’s a guide to what voters should know about the advisory ballot measure. What does it actually do?

The concrete wall of the tennis courts at Clark Park in Everett was painted into a bright mural by people over two weekends. (Jay Austria)

Neighbors brighten Clark Park wall in Everett

People grabbed brushes and painted the concrete tennis court wall over two weekends at Clark Park in Everett. Organized by the Bayside Neighborhood Association, the… Continue reading

The concrete wall of the tennis courts at Clark Park in Everett was painted into a bright mural by people over two weekends. (Jay Austria)

Saunders: Biden must have a funny definition of ‘unity’

On his spending plan and vaccine mandates, ‘seeking unity’ sounds an awful lot like ‘ruling by fiat.’

Voters must demand investments in Build Back Better Act

Congress needs to pass the Build Back Better Act and put it on President Biden’s desk for a signature as soon as possible. The Build… Continue reading

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Eric Ebron (85) leaps over Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marquise Blair (27) on his way to a touchdown after caching pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Grading the Seahawks in their 23-20 OT loss to the Steelers

An improved performance in the second half bumped the grades higher, despite the defeat.

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Eric Ebron (85) leaps over Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marquise Blair (27) on his way to a touchdown after caching pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith (56), defensive end Henry Mondeaux (99), left, and defensive end Chris Wormley (95), right, during the second half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Late fumble dooms Seahawks in overtime loss to Steelers

Seattle came back after trailing 14-0 at halftime but couldn’t put together a game-winning drive.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith (56), defensive end Henry Mondeaux (99), left, and defensive end Chris Wormley (95), right, during the second half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)