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1 dead after fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 527

Ronald Lozada was riding south when he crashed into a car turning onto the highway north of Bothell. He later died.

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Prep roundup for Wednesday, May 8

Prep roundup for Wednesday, May 8: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com. Please report results by 10:30 p.m.) SOFTBALL Wesco 4A… Continue reading

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Stanwood’s Rubi Lopez (3) secures an out on second during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

District softball tournaments begin Friday

Snohomish in 3A, Jackson in 4A are among the teams looking for another deep postseason run.

Stanwood’s Rubi Lopez (3) secures an out on second during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Riaz Khan finally won office in 2019 on his fifth try. Now he’s running for state Legislature. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Ex-Democratic leader from Mukilteo switches parties for state House run

Riaz Khan resigned from the 21st Legislative District Democrats and registered to run as a Republican, challenging Rep. Strom Peterson.

Riaz Khan finally won office in 2019 on his fifth try. Now he’s running for state Legislature. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens junior Teagan Lawson arches his body over the high jump bar on the first day of the Wesco 4A League Championship on Wednesday at Snohomish High School. Lawson claimed the league title after clearing a 6-foot, 6-inch bar. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Lake Stevens junior Teagan Lawson arches his body over the high jump bar on the first day of the Wesco 4A League Championship on Wednesday at Snohomish High School. Lawson claimed the league title after clearing a 6-foot, 6-inch bar. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Tlingit Artist Fred Fulmer points to some of the texture work he did on his information totem pole on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at his home in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

11-foot totem pole, carved in Everett, took 35 years to make — or 650

The pole crafted by Fred Fulmer is bound for Alaska, in what will be a bittersweet sendoff Saturday in his backyard.

Tlingit Artist Fred Fulmer points to some of the texture work he did on his information totem pole on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at his home in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett officer Curtis Bafus answers an elderly woman’s phone. (Screen shot from @dawid.outdoor's TikTok video)

Everett officer catches phone scammer in the act, goes viral on TikTok

Everett Police Chief John DeRousse said it was unclear when the video with 1.5 million views was taken, saying it could be “years old.”

Everett officer Curtis Bafus answers an elderly woman’s phone. (Screen shot from @dawid.outdoor's TikTok video)
Vehicles turn onto the ramp to head north on I-5 from 41st Street in the afternoon on Friday, June 2, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Northbound I-5 gets squeezed this weekend in Everett

I-5 north will be down to one lane starting Friday. The closure is part of a project to add a carpool lane from Everett to Marysville.

Vehicles turn onto the ramp to head north on I-5 from 41st Street in the afternoon on Friday, June 2, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
This firetruck serves the South County Fire District. (City of Lynnwood)

Residents, firefighters urge Edmonds to be annexed by South County Fire

Edmonds has about a year to decide how it will provide fire services when a contract with South County ends.

This firetruck serves the South County Fire District. (City of Lynnwood)
Making adjustments to keep Social Security solvent represents only one of the issues confronting Congress. It could also correct outdated aspects of a program that serves nearly 90 percent of Americans over 65. (Stephen Savage/The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SLUGGED SCI SOCIAL SECURITY BY PAULA SPAN FOR NOV. 26, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED.

Editorial: Social Security’s good news? Bad news delayed a bit

Congress has a little additional time to make sure Social Security is solvent. It shouldn’t waste it.

Making adjustments to keep Social Security solvent represents only one of the issues confronting Congress. It could also correct outdated aspects of a program that serves nearly 90 percent of Americans over 65. (Stephen Savage/The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SLUGGED SCI SOCIAL SECURITY BY PAULA SPAN FOR NOV. 26, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED.

Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

A Beatles tribute band will rock Everett on Friday, and the annual Whidbey Art Market will held in Coupeville on Mother’s Day.

How Sonics’ return would fit under Kraken’s new umbrella co.

Sources indicate Kraken ownership is preparing to bring the NBA back to Seattle.

  • May 8, 2024
  • Geoff Baker, The Seattle Times
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Michelle Bennett Wednesday afternoon during a meet-and-greet with Edmonds Police Chief finalists at the Edmonds Library on August 4, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds police chief accidentally fires gun inside police vehicle

Michelle Bennett was at a city fueling facility when her gun went off. Nobody was injured. Edmonds Mayor Mike Rosen was reviewing the incident.

Michelle Bennett Wednesday afternoon during a meet-and-greet with Edmonds Police Chief finalists at the Edmonds Library on August 4, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Gunshot prompts massive police response near Darrington; ends peacefully

A man wanted for robbery fired a shot when deputies converged. Authorities shut down Highway 530 near Darrington. No deputies were injured.

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People parading marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

What does Pride mean to you? The Herald wants to know.

Local LGBTQ+ folks and allies can share what Pride means to them before May 27.

People parading marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett

Dog rescued, 10 displaced after apartment fire south of Everett

Fire crews rescued a dog from the third floor of an apartment building, where sprinklers confined the fire.

Everett
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Toshi Gilginas bats during a Class 3A District 1 semifinal baseball game between the Warriors and Monroe on Tuesday at Funko Field. Edmonds-Woodway won 8-4. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Toshi Gilginas bats during a Class 3A District 1 semifinal baseball game between the Warriors and Monroe on Tuesday at Funko Field. Edmonds-Woodway won 8-4. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Issaquah players celebrate during a Class 4A District 1/2 boys soccer game between Glacier Peak and Issaquah at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Issaquah won, 2-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Glacier Peak boys soccer falls to Issaquah in district semis

The Grizzlies couldn’t get over the hump after the Eagles went ahead early in the second half.

Issaquah players celebrate during a Class 4A District 1/2 boys soccer game between Glacier Peak and Issaquah at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Issaquah won, 2-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Neighbors stand in Lisa Jansson’s yard to get a view of the wall of processed wood remains, or “hog fuel,” building up along the property’s border with DTG on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

After complaints, county shuts down DTG’s Maltby recycling facility

For months, neighbors have reported constant noise and pollution at the facility. By July 15, DTG must stop accepting material there.

Neighbors stand in Lisa Jansson’s yard to get a view of the wall of processed wood remains, or “hog fuel,” building up along the property’s border with DTG on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Marysville

Marysville man arrested in alleged murder conspiracy in Anacortes

Jesse Michael Allen, of Marysville, is the fifth suspect police believe participated in an alleged kidnapping in September.

Marysville