Hunter Standley, 6, scoots backward into a cozy cubbyhole in Wee Fit’s sensory room while holding an artificial aquarium. Hunter, who has autism, is with his mom, Breanna Standley, 25, and his grandmother, Barbara Bambrick, 63. They are all from Tulalip. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Family sets feast for the senses

Wee Fit is a new sensory play space in Everett for children on the autism spectrum.


Legislation to limit opioid prescriptions under debate

Inslee also has requested a bill that prioritizes medication-assisted treatment for addiction.

  • Jan 21, 2018


Marysville quits fire-department merger talks

Mayor Jon Nehring notified Arlington of the decision in a letter dated Jan. 10.


State auditors find more trouble in Darrington’s books

Say errors create a risk that use of taxpayer money may not be recorded properly.

Residents are helping turn Casino Road in a new direction

An initiative backed by a $700,000 grant goes to the community for solutions to the area’s challenges.

Everett marchers: ‘There’s too much to protest’ for one sign

About 150 people joined the “March to Impeach” from the waterfront to a county courthouse rally.

Herald photos of the week

A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.… Continue reading

It’s hard to find a parking spot at Wallace Falls State Park

There’s a study under way on how to tackle that issue and others.

Judge: Lawmakers’ emails, texts subject to public disclosure

News organizations had sued to challenge the Legislature’s claim that members were exempt.

  • Jan 20, 2018

4 from Snohomish County still missing since mid-December

There was a stretch earlier this month when a person was reported missing almost every day for a week.

There’s plenty to cheer in overdue capital budget

In Snohomish County, there’s money for a number of projects.

2 names released from recent fatal crashes

Both men were killed earlier this month.

At long last, a church of his own

After years of filling in elsewhere, Hallack Greider is the new pastor at Maplewood Presbyterian.

Faith Calendar for Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2018

EVENTS State Guard presentation: His Veterans’ Ministry of Camano Chapel welcomes January guest speaker Sgt. Maj. Christopher Flores of the Washington State Guard, 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Groups step up to help bring holiday cheer to at-risk youth

The Snohomish County Court Appointed Special Advocate program partnered with local businesses, community organizations and individuals throughout Snohomish County to ensure all children represented by… Continue reading

MLT honored for Night Out

Mountlake Terrace was recently selected as a National Award Winner for its outstanding participation for National Night Out Against Crime, a crime, drug and violence… Continue reading

Number of flu-related deaths in county continues to grow

Statewide, 86 people have died from the flu, most of whom were 65 or older.

Outgoing councilwoman honored by Marysville Fire District

The Marysville Fire District in December honored outgoing City Councilwoman Donna Wright for her many years of service on the district’s board of directors. Wright… Continue reading

Rotary clubs honor teacher, students in Edmonds district

Greg Troyer, a Spruce Elementary School fifth- and sixth-grade teacher, was the Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace December Educator of the Month. “He lets us do… Continue reading

Front Porch

EVENTS Autoharpist in Everett Folksinger, storyteller and autoharp virtuoso Adam Miller returns to Everett Public Library at 2 p.m. Sunday in the library’s auditorium, 2702… Continue reading