Monroe School Board member resigns amid public backlash

Jerry Martin stepped down after a video, showing his daughter defending her use of the N-word, went viral.

 

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

He is expected to discuss a variety of topics, including the coronavirus outbreak.

 

Protesters turn out in Monroe; Lake Stevens event planned

Hundreds came to honor the life of George Floyd in a march organized by a former Monroe High School athlete.

Washington unemployment fraud might be up to $650 million

The number of new claims for unemployment benefits in the state dropped to just over 31,000 last week.

Getting to the next phase of reopening is in state’s hands

State health officials are reviewing county requests as Inslee says it’s ‘not a rubber stamp process.’

Protests continue as Inslee backs review of police actions

Governor says armed citizens in front of stores, like in Snohomish, makes a volatile situation worse

The drive-thru at Chick-Fil-A is open for business in Marysville on May 21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In the chicken sandwich wars, Chick-fil-A fans go bonkers

Is it FOMO — Fear of Missing Out — that makes us crave battered and breaded fun on a bun?

The drive-thru at Chick-Fil-A is open for business in Marysville on May 21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites

Some employees are on furlough or will transfer to Everett locations, and seven are set for layoffs.

Six counties have applied to move to Phase 3 of reopening

They are among the 27 counties that are in Phase 2. Twelve counties, including Snohomish, are still in Phase 1.

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Wednesday news conference here

He is expected to discuss a variety of topics, including the coronavirus outbreak.

A young man uses a bullhorn as he leads about two hundred protesters though Mill Creek, to protest the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Alderwood mall area closed again due to threats of looting

“I’m just here for the looting,” a teen told police Monday. Costco and other nearby stores also closed.

A young man uses a bullhorn as he leads about two hundred protesters though Mill Creek, to protest the killing of George Floyd, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An anonymous flier, an armed response and a plea for justice

At opposite ends of the spectrum: Group with guns in Snohomish, and those who’d skip calling the police.

Judge approves 2nd recall effort against Sheriff Fortney

Both recall efforts are gearing up to collect 45,000 signatures to get on the ballot in Snohomish County.

Police: Former nurse threatens Muslim neighbors at gunpoint

The Mountlake Terrace woman was accused of a hate crime against a mother and two daughters.

Young firefighter remembered for drive, smile, compassion

Marcus Carroll, 23, was a Snohomish County firefighter. His body was found Monday after a hiking trip.

Fear of destruction brings curfews, closures and police

Peaceful protests in Snohomish County have been followed by roadblocks and armed citizens standing guard.

Snohomish County submits application for Phase Two clearance

Officials expect the state will decide “fairly quickly” whether the county is able to proceed.

Inslee embraces peaceful demonstrators, condemns looters

The governor activated the National Guard as protests continued Monday after the killing of George Floyd.

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Monday news conference here

He is to talk about statewide demonstrations over the weekend.