Happy four-hour ferry wait on the Fourth!

With service reduced around Puget Sound due to the pandemic, it will not be the fun ferry ride of yore.

 

Other fireworks shows are canceled, but not Marysville’s

Amid the pandemic, most cities and towns are getting creative with drive-by parades and decorations instead.

 

Politicians get pay raises, state workers get furloughs

A citizens panel approved the hikes in 2019. Unable to rescind them, lawmakers look to donate their extra earnings.

Carol Thomas, Everett’s cultural arts manager, says goodbye

She has worked on projects that fostered artistry and community. Her position has been eliminated.

Somers: There are no current plans to move back to Phase 1

Such a decision would require a significant, sustained spike in hospitalizations and deaths, he says.

Heroin linked to Marysville crash that hospitalized woman

She needed emergency surgery after her car was rear-ended near Highway 9.

Check the tides and watch your pots as crabbing season opens

Negative tides, which make it very difficult to launch and dock, are expected this week in Everett.

High court weighs legality of voter-approved car tab measure

Foes of Initiative 976 argue it violates the Constitution and should be tossed out.

A ferry pulls away from the dock in Mukilteo last Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

COVID hits ferry workers; Everett firefighters quarantined

Those infected did not work in passenger areas. Reduced service is likely due to crew shortages.

A ferry pulls away from the dock in Mukilteo last Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could revert to Phase 1 amid spike in cases

The latest weekly tally shows the highest COVID-19 case jump since late April. Wear a mask, leaders say.

Multiple vehicles and life threatening injuries were involved in a Thursday afternoon crash on SR 526. (Everett Police Department)

Teenage boy dies after multiple vehicle crash on Highway 526

Austin Nguyen, of Marysville, died at a hospital Monday from blunt-force injuries.

Multiple vehicles and life threatening injuries were involved in a Thursday afternoon crash on SR 526. (Everett Police Department)

Marysville woman identified after being found in car trunk

Laura Granum, 62, died of blunt-force trauma. Her son has been arrested for investigation of murder.

Everett public safety committee to discuss police policies

The meeting comes after nationwide protests over law enforcement and calls to “defund the police.”

Inslee heckled off stage during Tri-Cities appearance

The governor was repeatedly interrupted as he urged residents to wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus.

Working toward Phase 3 of a Safe Start for Snohomish County

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

Instead of arrest, new diversion program to offer resources

The county has a nearly $1.7 million grant for the initiative, which focuses on repeat offenders.

Everett’s Statue of Liberty welcomes weary travelers on I-5

Steve Breeden bolted the replica to his deck for year-round patriotism and quirky fun.

Bail set at $1 million in Marysville homicide

Nathan Granum, 28, is accused of killing his mother and placing her body in a car trunk last week.

Lawmakers thought Inslee’s veto went too far; they were right

The governor knew vetoing a single sentence in roads budget was unusual. A judge ruled it wasn’t legal.