Herald columnist Julie Muhlstein received this card, by mail at her Everett home, from the Texas-based neo-Nazi organization Patriot Front. The mail came in June, a month after Muhlstein wrote about the group’s fliers being posted at Everett Community College and in her neighborhood. (Dan Bates / The Herald) (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Hate’s in the mail, and it’s up to us all to speak against it

Close to home, an African-American DJ was attacked and a Monroe man wrote online about killing Jews.

Herald columnist Julie Muhlstein received this card, by mail at her Everett home, from the Texas-based neo-Nazi organization Patriot Front. The mail came in June, a month after Muhlstein wrote about the group’s fliers being posted at Everett Community College and in her neighborhood. (Dan Bates / The Herald) (Dan Bates / The Herald)

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EVENTS Raptors at the library Sarvey Wildlife Center brings its raptor presentation to the Snohomish Library at 10 a.m. Tuesday. See real birds of prey… Continue reading

Marysville Knights, church buy 170 warm coats for kids

The Marysville Council of Knights of Columbus purchased 170 new warm coats and distributed them to needy children in the Marysville, Tulalip and Lakewood communities.… Continue reading

How the governor’s budget proposes to save the orcas

Money would go toward restoring salmon habitat, storm-water cleanup and quieting vessel traffic.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Governor’s proposed budget includes a capital gains tax

Jay Inslee’s budget office estimates about 42,000 households in Washington would be affected.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Broker allegedly lied to just about everybody to get a loan

This much, at least, is true: He borrowed $1.5 million to buy an Everett property and open a marijuana shop.

EvCC campus closed briefly after nearby armed robbery

A police dog tracked a path north of the college, but no suspect was found.

Arlington in top 10 for small business revolution TV show

“The Small Business Revolution – Main Street” with home improvement guru Ty Pennington is on Hulu.

Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking. (Contributed photo)
                                Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking.

Fast-acting, life-saving and selfless local heroes honored

The American Red Cross in Snohomish County has an annual breakfast to support programs helping people.

Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking. (Contributed photo)
                                Jeff Kelsey saved a Boeing co-worker from choking.

Guns, helmets and soju proposals queued up for legislators

In an annual rite, lawmakers are already putting bills in the hopper they want to debate next year.

Paying to play pickleball stirs up a racket on Whidbey

“They’re double dipping the taxpayer,” says a parks commissioner.

When doing the job makes you a hero: 2 firefighters honored

Their rescue of twin girls in an Everett apartment fire earns pair an award from American Red Cross.

40 dozen cookies for a cause

Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students recently baked and decorated 480 cookies to donate to CookieFest 2018, a festive pop-up cookie sale to… Continue reading

Credit union hands out $15K awards to three local nonprofits

BECU recently announced its 2018 People Helping People Awards, recognizing area nonprofits and credit union members who serve their local communities. Local Community Benefit Winners… Continue reading

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EVENTS Learn about apprenticeship An Entry to Apprenticeship workshop is set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. Learn about… Continue reading

Mill Creek youth support military

The Mill Creek Youth Advisory Board held two collection drives this fall to support members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. The teens… Continue reading

Peace Poster contest announces winners

Isabella Tolen, a student at North Lake Middle School, won the Lake Stevens Lions Club Peace Poster contest, and also went on to win the… Continue reading

They want people to remember what happened on Highway 530

A grassroots campaign seeks to name part of the road the Oso Memorial Highway.

Kent man arrested for investigation of arson on Highway 99

Multiple witnesses called 911 after hearing gunshots and seeing a mobile home on fire.

Bothell’s largest park is open to visitors and name ideas

Frontrunners for the 89-acre park honor kokanee, while others pay tribute to the area’s past and future.