When doctor says yes and insurer says no, what do you do?

Changes in state law could bring smoother resolutions to disputes over the best treatment options.

 

How the Edmonds Theater survives in the age of Netflix

It’s an independently owned Art Deco beauty with one screen and a motto: “New movies at classic prices.”

 

Arlington school bond again falls short of required 60%

With only 52.6 percent voting yes, a third attempt to pay for construction and security has failed.

 

Alleged shooter at large, 3 arrested in teen’s death

Police say Raul Cuadros, 19, of Bothell, died Sunday in a drug ripoff at an Everett Jack in the Box.

Vaxxers and anti-vaxxers set for another debate in Olympia

This time, in the Senate, an even stricter vaccination requirement for school children gets a hearing.

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HEADS UP Light rail construction starts this spring Sound Transit has scheduled a meeting on Tuesday to discuss upcoming work on the future light-rail line… Continue reading

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Eyman’s attorneys: Not paying for $70 chair was inadvertent

A city prosecutor deemed it a crime and has cited the well-known ballot-initiative promoter for theft.

Doctors said he might not live past 5. He just turned 11.

Beaten as a baby, Jamarious can’t walk or talk but his grandparents celebrate each barrier he breaks.

Snohomish man killed in wrong-way crash on Highway 520

He was driving east in the westbound lanes in Redmond, the Washington State Patrol said.

Child-rape arrest follows a 10-year-old’s letter to Santa

The girl asked him to kill her mom’s ex-boyfriend, a sex offender staying with them in Everett.

Snow is gone but it’s still a headache for school leaders

Making up all the missed days without extending the school year too long is going to be a challenge.

After a media blast, senator pulls legislative records bill

Newspaper execs and media lobbyists said it would shield too many types of records from disclosure.

The future of newspaper stands is digital, sort of

Who carries coins around anymore? With a loss of sales through newsstands, The Daily Herald is innovating.

Bothell neighbors irked by colleges’ parking garage plan

Five floors and 600 stalls would address a shortage for students of UW Bothell and Cascadia College.

Applications are now open for Everett’s districting commission. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Application now open for Everett districting commission

Commissioners will be charged with dividing the city into five districts for City Council elections.

Applications are now open for Everett’s districting commission. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

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OPPORTUNITY Art contest The Mukilteo Art Contest encourages young people to explore their artistic talents. Students in grades K-12 from the Seattle area can enter… Continue reading

New road provides highway access to Arlington’s industry hub

Arlington Valley Road opens Feb. 22. It’s meant to reduce traffic and increase business access.

Vehicles exiting I-5 compete for space with the traffic on 164th Street SW often causing congestion even during non-rush hour times. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Highway on- and off-ramps can bring congestion all day long

Why is the 164th Street SW overpass a jam? It’s the flow on the corridor and on the freeway ramps.

Vehicles exiting I-5 compete for space with the traffic on 164th Street SW often causing congestion even during non-rush hour times. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Marysville

Police are looking for information about the driver, who reportedly fled in a dark SUV.