A weekly collection of The Herald’s top images by staff photographers and others.
Army veteran Brian Seguin, of Everett, holds a candle at a vigil in remembrance of deaths this year within the area’s homeless population outside the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on Dec. 21. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
A 12-foot statue of “Sultan John” — or T’seul-Ted — is seen in Sultan on Dec. 15. A new pedestrian bridge planned in Sultan will mean the statue will need to be temporarily moved. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Barbara Diaz, 25, picks out toys at Christmas House at the Everett Boys & Girls Club on Dec. 15. Diaz, who has two girls and a boy, ages 4, 6 and 8, had three brain surgeries in the past year. (Dan Bates / The Herald)