Marysville School Districts' McKinney-Vento & Foster Care Liaison Deanna Bashour (left to right) Andrea Wyatt, Larisa Koenig and Rosemary Peterson on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A new haven of help for homeless students in Marysville

“You name it, if they need it, we’ve got it,” says the Connections Center’s foster care liaison.

Marysville School Districts' McKinney-Vento & Foster Care Liaison Deanna Bashour (left to right) Andrea Wyatt, Larisa Koenig and Rosemary Peterson on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Norton Playfield, a three-acre play field owned by Housing Hope on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Vote nears on Housing Hope’s Everett playfield project

The Everett City Council will deliberate Wednesday on the multi-family, supportive housing proposal.

Norton Playfield, a three-acre play field owned by Housing Hope on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Driver hits, critically injures pedestrian in Everett

A driver hit a male who ran across the road Saturday night but stayed there and spoke with police.

Kari Cedeno-Betancourt wearing a Blue Eyes Project shirt, a project started in remembrance of her daughter Payton Beck-Glessner on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mother of teen shooting victim chooses forgiveness over hate

She’s in touch with the man who pleaded guilty. In her daughter’s honor, the Blue Eyes Project helps others.

Kari Cedeno-Betancourt wearing a Blue Eyes Project shirt, a project started in remembrance of her daughter Payton Beck-Glessner on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Kathryn Lewandowski (left) and Keith Wagoner

Incumbent faces third-party foe in 39th District Senate race

Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, is opposed by Progressive Kathryn Lewandowsky of Arlington.

Kathryn Lewandowski (left) and Keith Wagoner

Parties to pick nominees for county redistricting committee

The decennial process to revise County Council district borders will be detailed at Monday’s meeting.

Ryan Leveck makes a jump as he makes his way down the slopes during the opening day of Stevens Pass on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 in Stevens Pass, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

You will need a reservation to ski at Stevens Pass this year

But despite capacity restrictions, the resort expects most skiers and boarders will get a lift ticket.

Ryan Leveck makes a jump as he makes his way down the slopes during the opening day of Stevens Pass on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 in Stevens Pass, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Everett

He was expected to survive. A 31-year-old woman was later booked into jail as a suspect.

Everett man who fled scene of hit-and-run fatality sentenced

“I just panicked is all,” said Thomas Rock, who was sentenced to 3 years and 5 months in prison.

The USS Michael Monsoor has been a recent frequent visitor at Naval Station Everett. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

New Navy ship visits Everett base while training near Canada

The USS Michael Monsoor may visit a few more times before it leaves at the end of October.

The USS Michael Monsoor has been a recent frequent visitor at Naval Station Everett. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
The Boeing factory at Paine Field in Everett. (Boeing Co.)

Could Everett become Boeing’s next jetliner headquarters?

The company is considering selling the Commercial Airplanes division offices at Longacres in Renton.

The Boeing factory at Paine Field in Everett. (Boeing Co.)
The M/V Puyallup docks at the Edmonds waterfront on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 in Edmonds, Wa. The ferry along with the passenger loading walkway were struck by lightning last week. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lightning bolt gives Edmonds ferry worker shock of her life

The boat was protected in Saturday’s strike by a “Faraday cage” invented by a scientist in 1836.

The M/V Puyallup docks at the Edmonds waterfront on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 in Edmonds, Wa. The ferry along with the passenger loading walkway were struck by lightning last week. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everertt High School (Sue Misao/ The Herald)

Schools told to pause resumption of classes as virus surges

Districts may continue in-person learning but shouldn’t bring more students back, health officials say.

Everertt High School (Sue Misao/ The Herald)
Public Health Essentials! (Snohomish Health District)

School and COVID — What to expect

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

Public Health Essentials! (Snohomish Health District)
Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State Supreme Court nullifies Eyman’s $30 car-tab measure

Justices on Thursday unanimously agreed that voter-approved Initiative 976 is unconstitutional.

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman reads a newspaper article from the year 2000 about his long-running campaign for $30 car tabs as he waits to talk to reporters, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in front of the Temple of Justice at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Eyman's Initiative 976, a measure that would have steeply discounted the price of car registrations at $30 while gutting transportation budgets across Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Kush Mart on Evergreen Way on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 in Everett, Wash.A public hearing and vote to increase the city-imposed cap to eight stores (five are allowed and open now) is scheduled for the City Council on March 18. The state allows up to 10 in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

City council votes to allow more marijuana shops in Everett

Allowing three more stores, for total of eight, will promote healthy competition, city council members said.

Kush Mart on Evergreen Way on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 in Everett, Wash.A public hearing and vote to increase the city-imposed cap to eight stores (five are allowed and open now) is scheduled for the City Council on March 18. The state allows up to 10 in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cop turned pinup model in Gold Bar charged with $67K fraud

Brenda Cavoretto was injured when a dead body fell on her in 2012. She’s accused of overselling its lasting impact.

A female beaver makes her way out of the temporary constructed den for herself and another relocated male beaver on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 near Sultan, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Beavers: Good environmental stewards, but lousy neighbors

Tulalip Tribes biologists are relocating nuisance beavers to forest areas where they can thrive.

A female beaver makes her way out of the temporary constructed den for herself and another relocated male beaver on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 near Sultan, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A suspect in a carjacking hangs almost 60 feet up in a tree after climbing it to avoid police on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 near Mill Creek, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After gunfire, Bothell carjacking suspect climbs a tree

He allegedly passed a trooper at 114 mph on a motorcycle, crashed, stole a car, fled gunshots and climbed 60 feet.

A suspect in a carjacking hangs almost 60 feet up in a tree after climbing it to avoid police on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 near Mill Creek, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The 2020 General Election voter's pamphlet

Decision time arrives for 500,000 Snohomish County voters

Ballots are to be mailed Thursday. Turnout in Snohomish County is expected to be near 85%.

The 2020 General Election voter's pamphlet