Everett Animal Shelter reducing Tuesday hours

Staff need more time for behind-the-scenes duties like feeding the shelter’s critters and cleaning.

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EVENTS Earth Day celebration One day after the national event, Snohomish County is hosting an Earth Day event today at the County Campus Plaza, 3000… Continue reading

Man, 52, killed at home north of Lynnwood, detectives say

A friend found his body around 1 p.m. Monday, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point

Meanwhile, Lakewood High School senior Stella Seth is staging a comeback in track after tearing her ACL.

Out on bail, Monroe man accused of new threats to kill Jews

A judge raised Dakota Reed’s bail to $500,000. The FBI found more anti-Semitic memes on Facebook.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

Solar energy generated in Arlington goes up for sale

The new program allows residents and renters to buy into solar energy for as little as $120.

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

Folks in Marysville, Darrington, Monroe and Sultan have decisions to make.

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Communication, communication, communication are the watchwords in playing good bridge.

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EVENTS Mukilteo meeting The Mukilteo City Council will have a work session is at 6 p.m. Monday at City Council Chambers, 11930 Cyrus Way. The… Continue reading

Gang member who shot man over Honda sentenced to 10 years

Pedro Montero, 20, wasn’t supposed to have a gun when he shot Alexander Song in 2017, near Lynnwood.

Left to right: Luzel Carmona, Fernando Gonzalez and Juliana Mothersbaugh.
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Students win Escribo en Español, a Spanish literary contest

Students win Escribo en Español, a Spanish literary contest Students at Everett High School and Jackson High School were recognized for winning awards in Escribo… Continue reading

Left to right: Luzel Carmona, Fernando Gonzalez and Juliana Mothersbaugh.
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With the help of family, Daniel Fletcher is raising 4-year-old Harrison. And it appears he has the right stuff. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘We honor her memory,’ says widowed father raising little boy

Emily Fletcher lived with cerebral palsy and battled brain cancer. Her husband’s focus is their son.

With the help of family, Daniel Fletcher is raising 4-year-old Harrison. And it appears he has the right stuff. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Crunch time in Capitol as lawmakers await final budget deal

Democrats, who control both chambers, seek agreements on spending, taxes and sticky policy issues.

Everett base helps develop water filter for Navy warships

The device separates seawater and oil from gas tanks. It saves about $65,000 each time it’s used.

Her crusade for the local hospital earns a lifetime award

“I just think if you live in a place, you should get involved,” Arlington’s Mary Jean Kraski says.

A man looks though an aisle of buds in the 170,000-square-foot greenhouse at Washington Bulb Company on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in Mount Vernon, Wash. RoozenGaarde, the retail division, is the public side of the enterprise, with fields to stroll, gift shops and bouquets of fresh flowers so visitors can bring the magic home. Washington Bulb Company is the wholesale operation of growing and shipping about 40 varieties of tulips. With 15 acres of climate-controlled greenhouses, plus warehouses and loading docks, it is as practical as the fields are pretty. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Pretty tulips aren’t the only things budding at Roozen

The family business operates Washington Bulb Company and destination playground RoozenGaarde.

A man looks though an aisle of buds in the 170,000-square-foot greenhouse at Washington Bulb Company on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in Mount Vernon, Wash. RoozenGaarde, the retail division, is the public side of the enterprise, with fields to stroll, gift shops and bouquets of fresh flowers so visitors can bring the magic home. Washington Bulb Company is the wholesale operation of growing and shipping about 40 varieties of tulips. With 15 acres of climate-controlled greenhouses, plus warehouses and loading docks, it is as practical as the fields are pretty. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snohomish woman ends fast that focused on plight of orcas

Lanni Johnson had urged elected leaders to embrace removing dams on Snake River as one solution.

Girl, 10, invents shampoo bottle that doesn’t waste a drop

Callia Park won Best of Show in Invent Washington and is headed to the nationals. Patent pending.

Extra cops will be looking for stoned drivers on Saturday

The event coincides with “420” day — an annual celebration of marijuana use.