Marysville pays $85,000 over immigrant’s detention

Police held the man for immigration officials despite a judge’s order that he be released.

Girl, 8, dies in blaze at remote house south of Sultan

Clothes fell onto a wood stove. Two children became trapped. Fire engines never made it.

Arlington council member resigns, citing personal reasons

Joshua Roundy was elected in 2017. He made an abrupt exit in a resignation letter Monday.

Washington lawmakers convene 60-day legislative session

The new speaker of the House, Democrat Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma, is a woman and gay — both firsts in the state.

Monday school closures list

These school districts and other educational institutions were closed Monday: Everett Edmonds Index Lake Stevens Monroe Mukilteo Snohomish Sultan Everett Community College Washington State University… Continue reading

A man makes his way down View Ridge Drive as snow continues to fall on Sunday evening in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

Snow hits Snohomish County, and it’s going to stay cold

Subfreezing temperatures will continue Monday and Tuesday, and more snow might be on the way.

A man makes his way down View Ridge Drive as snow continues to fall on Sunday evening in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

Family and dogs escape house fire in Mill Creek

The fire began in a truck, extended to the garage and second story, estimated at $300K in damage.

Welcome to our new weekday newsletter about the Legislature

It’s Day 1 of 60 of the 2020 session in Olympia. Here’s Jerry Cornfield’s take. And tune in tomorrow.

Accused of Bellevue murder, trio charged in Everett shooting

They allegedly shot a man twice because he wore a red sweater, the color of their rival gang.

Edmonds men battled the waves to stay alive after sinking

John Lawler and Dean Gribble Jr. recount the hours after the crab boat went down near Alaska.

Front Porch

EVENTS Art walks The Everett Artwalk with multiple venues downtown showcasing local artists is 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Art Walk Edmonds is 5 to… Continue reading

Alex Jensen at Lakewood High School on Dec. 19, 2019 in Arlington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lakewood ASB president aims to give 100% as student leader

Alex Jensen, 18, hopes to someday return to the school as a science and leadership teacher.

Alex Jensen at Lakewood High School on Dec. 19, 2019 in Arlington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Rotary Club of Everett Port Gardner raffles car

The Rotary Club of Everett Port Gardner held a “Spirit of Giving” celebration in December for its Classic Chevy Car Raffle. The raffle has been… Continue reading

Two people with serious injuries in U.S. 2 crash near Highway 9

Four people were hospitalized after the crash that closed all lanes of U.S. 2 traffic in Snohomish.

Possible life-threatening injuries for person in I-5 wreck

The collision happened in the northbound lanes north of 172nd Street N.E. near Smokey Point.

Shellie and Brian Starr unfold a big American flag at their Snohomish home Thursday. It was flown over the USS Theodore Roosevelt on April 20, in honor of their son, Marine Cpl. Jeffrey Starr, who was killed in Iraq in 2005. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Gold Star parents’ hearts are with those who are serving now

For family of Snohomish Marine, new troubles tied to Iraq and Iran stir memories of son’s sacrifice.

Shellie and Brian Starr unfold a big American flag at their Snohomish home Thursday. It was flown over the USS Theodore Roosevelt on April 20, in honor of their son, Marine Cpl. Jeffrey Starr, who was killed in Iraq in 2005. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

A 60-day session begins Monday. They’ll tackle car tabs, homelessness and whether to expel Matt Shea.

Providence, Everett medical center employees agree to a deal

Union representatives announced the tentative agreement Wednesday, amid marathon contract talks.

Friends recall laugh, energy of man who drowned in Mukilteo

Sophy Math was a fixture in Seattle’s volleyball scene — always laughing and welcoming to newcomers.

Changes coming for coastal train tracks that endanger salmon

A huge concentration of stream crossings essential to baby chinook salmon are in Snohomish County.