Whidbey farmers worry over polluted water from naval station

In 2018, the Navy disclosed trace amounts of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.


Work to begin soon on Marysville civic center

The city council hired a contractor on Monday, and construction could begin next month.


From left, Megan Wolfe, executive director of Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, with participant Marlen Mercado-Ayala, 12, and Marlen’s mother, Laura Mercado-Ayala. (Girls on the Run)

Girls on the Run for grades 3 to 8 is way more than running

The program promotes confidence and connections. The message is “Find your happy pace.”


A new medical examiner will explain death to the living

Snohomish County’s top autopsy doctor will soon be J. Matthew Lacy. Dr. Daniel Selove is retiring.

4-year-old twins climb to safety after crash that killed dad

The girls climbed at least 100 feet up to the road after the accident on Whidbey Island on Friday.

Everett’s Rotary Park boat launch, parking set for renovations

The popular Snohomish River boat ramp will get new boarding floats, asphalt and lighting.

Everett man gets prison for abusing boy with cerebral palsy

The Everett man was dating the boy’s mom, when he assaulted the toddler twice. He was sentenced Monday.

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Prevent holiday crimes As holiday shoppers crowd malls and purchase gifts online, the Lynnwood Police Department is reminding folks how to avoid being a victim… Continue reading

Score! 800-pound Ivan is a heckuva Seahawks 12th Man

The 8-foot chain saw chiseled dude with a mohawk and shouting mouth swivels around Arlington.

A new life in the HOV lane

A new passenger is steering Street Smarts columnist Lizz Giordano away from The Daily Herald.

19-year-old shot in leg during Everett-area invasion robbery

Two males reportedly entered the victim’s home and demanded money. Then shots were fired.

Costco talk continues Tuesday with Lake Stevens City Council

Last time, there was no vote on the proposed wholesale store. Now the council has another chance.

Second man in Mountlake Terrace pot shop robbery sentenced

Bradford Johnson got 12½ years in prison for holding up employees at gunpoint.

Edmonds-Woodway junior excels in academics and activism

Audrey, 16, is active in theater and started a feminism club. “I’m very vocal, always raising my hand.”

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HEADS UP Sounder parking shortage Sounder commuters at the Mukilteo Station may have found parking a bit more difficult Tuesday. Those challenges may continue during… Continue reading

Hazel Miller grants 11 scholarships

Hazel Miller grants 11 scholarships Eleven graduating seniors in the Edmonds School District will head to college or universities with an extra $5,000 scholarship thanks… Continue reading

Longtime Edmonds resident leaves legacy at new senior center

Rose Mary Specht’s family donated her 25 solar credits from the PUD to the Edmonds Waterfront Center.

At growing Hero’s Cafe, veterans care for fellow veterans

Volunteers serve military veterans each month in Lynnwood, an event that has exploded with popularity.

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

Owner William Dexter said he’s lost about $65,000 of business since the city halted construction.

Assistance League has helped 100,000 kids with new clothes

Money from its Everett thrift store goes to wardrobes for school children and their families.