With what was shaping up to be the biggest snowstorm in a decade bearing down on Snohomish County, on top of several inches of snow already on the ground, The Daily Herald put out a call for our readers’ very best Snow Days photos.
Snow day or not, The Herald shares one — sometimes two — reader’s photo each week. These pictures come from online submissions at www.heraldnet.org/yourphotos. Submit your own photo there: It could be selected to run on our Community Extra page.
— Sara Bruestle
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Zachary Lopez, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, dives in the snow like it’s a “slip and slide” in south Everett. (Anthony Lopez)
A 9-week-old viszla puppy — her name is Penny Lane — runs through the snow in south Everett. (Anthony Lopez)
Mother and daughter Madison and Raelin Franchi are in matching purple for baby’s first snow in Granite Falls. Raelin is just 3 months old. (Susan Fraley)
Kalaina Stroyan, a senior at Jackson High School, shakes snow off a tree branch during a walk through her Mill Creek neighborhood. (Jasper Kerns)
Ariana Gebow, 14, of Marysville, had just been hit with a snowball to the face before Mom snapped this shot. Her brother Darren Gebow, 12, scored the bull’s-eye. (Georgia Gebow)
Cian Cheetham poses as a bride to inspire couples to have a winter wedding at the Lookout Lodge in Snohomish. Her mom is the wedding photographer and her friend owns the lodge. (Kate Gansneder)
Mother and daughter Naomi and Josephine Davis spent an afternoon sledding and making snow angles in their south Everett back yard. The 4-year-old “was very excited to finally get to wear her new snow coat,” her father says. (Nate Davis)
Princey the pony pulls Mady Ottele, 11, on a sled through her yard in Snohomish. Princey is a 20-year-old mini horse who is trained to pull a cart. “We decided to see if he’d tolerate a sled behind him, and it turned out to be great fun for both of them,” Mady’s mother says. (Molly Ottele)
Dogs Penny and Mikee tag team a game of fetch in the snow in Tulalip. (De Ann Argle)
Emogene Shaw, 6, of Snohomish, missed the snow last year and so she planned an entire adventure this time. She spent the day hiking and following animal tracks, hiked up the hill behind her house, painted in the snow, and finished the day by sledding down the driveway. (Sabrina Shaw)