A weekly collection of The Herald’s best images by staff photographers and others.
Granite Falls Middle School eighth-graders Howard Wilde (right foreground) and Jason Wad work at programming EV3 robots so they will balance in a vertical stance while moving about. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Patrick Cooper, 74, lets a large, dominant gull take a slice of bread from his hand while dozens more are gathered around him for the morning treat along the Snohomish River in Everett. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
The gulls pack the shoreline when Patrick Cooper, 74, arrives each morning along the Snohomish River on the Everett waterfront. Some of them have even followed him home, he says. (Dan Bates / The Herald)