Ron Gordon sells the CBD balm that he makes at the Snohomish Senior Center. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

CBD, not THC: Ron’s Balms soothe but won’t give you a buzz

The retired Snohomish carpenter cooked up cannabidiol creams for his aches. Now he sells online.

 

Providence fund provides assistance for cancer patients

Every year, the fund distributes between $40,000 and $45,000.

 

Deal done: Sound Transit snags $1.2B from feds for Lynnwood

Trump axed it but Congress pushed back. The money will ensure light rail service starts in 2024.

 

Gallery: Huskies beat Oregon State, 42-23.

UW cruised past Oregon State, 42-23, to set up Apple Cup showdown next week.

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EVENT Eat pancakes The Stillaguamish Senior Center plans a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 24. The meal includes, eggs, sausage, coffee and… Continue reading

Old, giant log represents ‘this town and our roots’

The tree was about 620 years old when it was cut down. It’s outside the Snohomish Carnegie library.

Prosecutors confirm they won’t seek death in Talbott case

The state Supreme Court found the death penalty unconstitutional. Trial expected in 2019 in slayings.

Snohomish County’s 2019 budget mostly avoids new taxes

County adds sheriff’s deputies and airport firefighters, while expanding human services programs.

Significant changes coming to Everett’s City Council

The first district elections will occur in 2021. Here’s how the transition will work.

Questions and answers about the new downtown Seattle tunnel

The Highway 99 Viaduct will close on Jan. 11. The tunnel opens three weeks later, when ramps are completed.

  • Nov 19, 2018

She turned Lake Stevens High School’s remodel into art

Lexus Thomas, 17, a lifelong resident of Lake Stevens, organized a mural for her high school.

Everett cuts $1.3 million from south library remodel project

Construction for the Evergreen Branch expansion is expected to start early next year.

Ex-con with violent past arrested after GPS bracelet is cut

Jeff Barth was convicted of kidnapping in the 2002 case of a Marysville woman who was shot to death.

Ex-treasurer charged with theft from MPHS music booster club

Cash started disappearing soon after the woman took over as treasurer last year.

Kathleen Pozarycki, a senior planner with Snohomish County, and Luke Hanna, a biologist with the county’s surface water management division, post a 30-day notice on a sailboat washed up under an I-5 bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. During storms a few weeks ago, the sailboat floated an estimated three miles downstream from where it was first spotted. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Never-ending chore: Removal of sunken, abandoned vessels

Snohomish County is arranging for the removal of seven derelict boats littering Snohomish River sloughs.

Kathleen Pozarycki, a senior planner with Snohomish County, and Luke Hanna, a biologist with the county’s surface water management division, post a 30-day notice on a sailboat washed up under an I-5 bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. During storms a few weeks ago, the sailboat floated an estimated three miles downstream from where it was first spotted. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Clubs & Interests: Out & About, Community Dances

OUT & ABOUT Boating, Everett: Everett Sail and Power Squadron has monthly potluck meetings at 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays (except July and August) at Firefighters… Continue reading

Flash tailgaters to back off? Technically OK — with a caveat

Amber is the golden color for a reader’s idea. But a trooper warns it still might not be wise.

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EVENTS Teddy Bear Breakfast Providence General Children’s Association’s family friendly Teddy Bear Breakfast is scheduled for 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Tulalip… Continue reading

Officer personnel managers weigh how, when to use new tools

New authorities are in the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act signed into law in August.

  • Nov 19, 2018
Married five years, Jeff Hebrank (left) and Chris Sullivan adopted 2-month-old Paige during National Adoption Day Friday. Their son Reed, a year and a half, has an affectionate moment with courthouse dog Lucy while awaiting the proceedings. “This is a special family,” Judge David Kurtz told those gathered in his courtroom. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Families created with stroke of a pen and strike of a gavel

“Now we know he’ll be with us forever,” says one mom celebrating parenthood on National Adoption Day.

Married five years, Jeff Hebrank (left) and Chris Sullivan adopted 2-month-old Paige during National Adoption Day Friday. Their son Reed, a year and a half, has an affectionate moment with courthouse dog Lucy while awaiting the proceedings. “This is a special family,” Judge David Kurtz told those gathered in his courtroom. (Dan Bates / The Herald)