Tulalip woman killed in crash that closed I-5 near Conway

A semi-truck rear-ended the car the woman was driving, the Washington State Patrol said.

 

South County firefighter Phil Pons looks up after his team loses at a fire house game during Kids Fire Camp at South County Fire Administrative Headquarters on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

These kids with hoses might be our future firefighters

A South Snohomish County Fire and Rescue camp teaches young people skills including first aid.

 

News media and lawmakers to resume clash over public records

As litigation continues over access to legislators’ records, a task force will begin meeting next month.

 

County tech chief put on leave after workplace allegations

The executive’s office has hired an outside investigator to look into misconduct claims about the IT director.

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One killed, another injured by drivers allegedly on drugs

Two men are suspected of driving under the influence and causing two separate crashes in one day.

Jeff Newell blocks the early morning sun from his eyes as he cruises down Highway 530, at a easy 16 miles per hour, on his John Deere tractor on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. Ron Wachholtz follows behind as the two raise money while driving their tractors to Prudhoe Bay, AK. They are raising money for the American Diabetes Association. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Slow ride: From Arlington to Alaska on a John Deere tractor

Two friends are making the 6,000-mile round trip at 16 mph to raise money for diabetes research.

Jeff Newell blocks the early morning sun from his eyes as he cruises down Highway 530, at a easy 16 miles per hour, on his John Deere tractor on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. Ron Wachholtz follows behind as the two raise money while driving their tractors to Prudhoe Bay, AK. They are raising money for the American Diabetes Association. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In ads, Republicans punish a Democrat for voting their way

State Sen. Steve Hobbs is getting slammed for supporting bills introduced by GOP lawmakers.

Former Northshore teacher sentenced for child porn offense

He also admitted to molesting two boys in 1976 when he served as a Big Brother in California.

1 killed in I-5 crash near Conway involving semi-truck

The truck rear-ended a passenger vehicle, causing it to crash into the vehicle in front of it.

  • Jul 18, 2018

EdCC exchange student from Mongolia missing since July 1

Lynnwood police say he has no family in the area.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington Fly-In

The 50th annual Arlington Fly-In is this weekend, July 6-8, at Arlington Municipal Airport.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mill Creek taxpayers footed city manager’s alcohol tabs

They also paid for her steak dinner, desserts and more.

Gil Schwarzmiller, 91, for many years played in the Sauerkraut Band started by his brother 50 years ago. He is the grand marshal of Saturday’s Kla Ha Ya Days parade. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sauerkraut Band: Music, fun and fermented cabbage since 1968

Celebrating 50 years of making people laugh, the Snohomish band continues to be life of any party.

Gil Schwarzmiller, 91, for many years played in the Sauerkraut Band started by his brother 50 years ago. He is the grand marshal of Saturday’s Kla Ha Ya Days parade. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

She’s been a teacher of teachers in Lake Stevens for 16 years

Kathy Hahn, who started the careers-in-education class at Lake Stevens High School, is retiring.

Ballots will be mailed Thursday for Aug. 7 primary election

Participation could creep higher this year because voters, for the first time, won’t need stamps.

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From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Mobile Dental Day bringing free care and fun to Casino Road

Teenagers involved in Leadership Launch organized an event to serve others in their community.

From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Big cat reports taken seriously by Oak Harbor police

They received two calls last week about an animal in the city that looked like a cougar.