One dead in fiery car crash near Boeing

The cause was under investigation.

 

Soon-to-be displaced Baker Heights dwellers will spread out

The Housing Authority wants to create mixed-income communities as new Everett sites are acquired.

 

Photos of the week

Images from Herald photographers

 

Orca Network will be listening in on killer whales

Orca Network launches hydrophone at Bush Point

County unveils renovated wall honoring veterans

It was a chance to recognize those who continue to serve their community.

Faith Calendar for Nov. 17 to Dec. 1, 2018

EVENTS Bazaar, Monroe: Monroe Congregational Church hosts a Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at 301 S Lewis St. Homemade crafts, bake… Continue reading

People watch fireworks at Boom City in Tulalip. Marysville plans to host a show next Fourt of July. (Sarah Weiser / Herald File)

Fireworks make a brief and controlled comeback in Marysville

The city plans to host a free show on the Fourth of July next year.

People watch fireworks at Boom City in Tulalip. Marysville plans to host a show next Fourt of July. (Sarah Weiser / Herald File)

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EVENTS Driving safety class in Arlington An AARP Smart Driver defensive driving class is offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Tuesday and… Continue reading

Walktober Wednesdays get kids excited

Students at Columbia Elementary School walked to school with their parents and several community members during the school’s annual Walktober Wednesdays. Each Wednesday in October,… Continue reading

Group submits endangered-orcas proposals, including tour ban

Disturbances and noise from boats can interfere with the whales’ ability to find food or communicate.

  • Nov 16, 2018

Another setback for the state GOP: Rep. Dave Hayes concedes

Democrat Dave Paul has unseated the three-term 10th District lawmaker in the area’s last undecided race.

Updated election results for Snohomish County and Washington

Here are the returns for contested races and ballot measures — and links to official election websites.

NRA sues to block voter-approved gun control measure

The federal lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Initiative 1639, which passed overwhelmingly.

Brian Varela looks back at family and friends of Alyssa Noceda shouting, “See you when you get out,” in Snohomish County Superior Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Varela had just been sentenced to less than 3 years in prison, for third-degree rape and second-degree manslaughter. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Man who raped dying Everett teen gets less than 3 years

Alyssa Noceda was 18. As she overdosed, Brian Varela raped her and sent joking texts to friends.

Brian Varela looks back at family and friends of Alyssa Noceda shouting, “See you when you get out,” in Snohomish County Superior Court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Varela had just been sentenced to less than 3 years in prison, for third-degree rape and second-degree manslaughter. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Darrington woman, 18, dies in crash on Highway 530 near Oso

Mishelle D. Konertz was alone in a car that left the road and hit a pole, the State Patrol said.

Whidbey churches deliver cheer to Western State Hospital

Each year, parishioners load a van full of Christmas presents for the patients in Lakewood.

Fun for all, Festival of Trees focuses on children’s needs

With the theme “Angels Among Us,” Providence General Foundation event will honor Tulalip Tribes.

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EVENTS Free movie for Native American Heritage Month The Edmonds Diversity Film Series offers a free screening of “The Only Good Indian,” starring Wes Studi,… Continue reading

Jason Thompson named superintendent of Marysville schools

He’s expected to be appointed on Monday. He took over for Becky Berg when she left in May.

Sinkhole near Mukilteo ferry points to larger issue

State engineers suspect there might be a hidden underground water source washing out the area.