A person suffered minor injuries in a house fire late Tuesday evening in Everett. (Everett Fire Department) 20201013

Man injured in Commercial Avenue house fire in Everett

Firefighters doused the flames, a dog escaped safely and the victim was taken to the hospital.

A person suffered minor injuries in a house fire late Tuesday evening in Everett. (Everett Fire Department) 20201013

Work to reduce U.S. 2 to one lane at Pilchuck River

The overnight striping between the lanes is slated to begin Friday night and wrap Saturday morning.

Mountlake Terrace woman accused of hiring men to kill her ex

Police say there may be a financial motive behind the murder-for-hire plan involving “quite a bit of money.”

Inslee: 5 Washington counties can relax virus restrictions

There has been a “leveling out” of coronavirus risk between the five counties and the rest of the state.

Kenna Harris

Officials confirm Kenna Harris’ body found near Snohomish

X-rays helped officials to identify the human remains found Saturday. Harris went missing in March.

Kenna Harris

Medical examiner identifies man who died in Oct. 6 fire

Michael C. Sartain, 72, died of smoke inhalation in the accidental fire in a mobile home.

Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cities extend ‘streatery’ outdoor dining into November — or later

Programs in Edmonds, Everett and Snohomish have helped restaurants cling to life during the pandemic.

Scott McEntire and Jim Coe enjoy a drink and lunch in an outdoor seating tent at the Salish Sea Brewing Co. along Dayton Street on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Premera Blue Cross will eliminate hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cut costs sparked by the current economic downturn. (Submitted photo)

Mountlake Terrace-based health insurer Premera cuts 285 jobs

The layoff at Premera Blue Cross, prompted by the economic downturn, represents about 8.3% of its workforce.

Premera Blue Cross will eliminate hundreds of jobs as it seeks to cut costs sparked by the current economic downturn. (Submitted photo)

Witnesses sought: Metal debris from truck caused I-5 crashes

The Washington State Patrol wants to see dash-cam video and speak with anyone who was on I-5 Sunday morning.

Liam Frisinger, 7, has his shoe pulled by his grandmothers' dog Sadie while playing in a large puddle leftover from heavy rains at Boxcar Park on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wind knocks out power but will diminish by Wednesday

Tuesday afternoon some 12,000 customers were without electricity, the PUD said.

Liam Frisinger, 7, has his shoe pulled by his grandmothers' dog Sadie while playing in a large puddle leftover from heavy rains at Boxcar Park on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Top (L-R): Emily Wicks, Bert Johnson. Right (L-R): David Wiley, Mike Sells.

Incumbents face challengers in races for the 38th District

Two seats in the state House representing parts of Everett and Marysville are up for grabs.

Top (L-R): Emily Wicks, Bert Johnson. Right (L-R): David Wiley, Mike Sells.
The Blue Lagoon is a popular Iceland destination. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

I went to Iceland for the Costco and my husband got a hotdog

On the island of 364,260, there 350 churches, 269 glaciers, many eye-popping wonders — and one Costco.

The Blue Lagoon is a popular Iceland destination. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Stevens Pass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20201011

Hold on tight as the wacky October weather continues

A ferry was struck by lighting, a tornado touched down and now high winds and snow are in the forecast.

Stevens Pass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20201011
Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

Arrest made in theft of computers at Arlington middle school

A man reportedly walked out of a classroom with “his arms full of computers” worth $750.

Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012
FILE - In this April 23, 2020, photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, a researcher holds a dead Asian giant hornet in Blaine, Wash. FILE - This Dec. 30, 2019 photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows a dead Asian giant hornet in a lab in Olympia, Wash. It is the world's largest hornet, a 2-inch long killer with an appetite for honey bees. Dubbed the "Murder Hornet" by some, the insect has a sting that could be fatal to some humans. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture via AP)

State agency again fails to live-track a ‘murder’ hornet

The hornet was captured on Oct. 5, and a tracking device was tied to her body. But the signal was lost.

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FILE - In this April 23, 2020, photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, a researcher holds a dead Asian giant hornet in Blaine, Wash. FILE - This Dec. 30, 2019 photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows a dead Asian giant hornet in a lab in Olympia, Wash. It is the world's largest hornet, a 2-inch long killer with an appetite for honey bees. Dubbed the "Murder Hornet" by some, the insect has a sting that could be fatal to some humans. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture via AP)

Lightning strikes ferry near Edmonds

No one was injured on the boat, but the lightning affected the navigation system.

Don Sperlin works on a bike Thursday afternoon at Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop in Everett on May 30, 2019. Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop will be hosting it's 17th annual kids bike swap on June 9.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Help fix children’s bikes at Everett shop

Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop needs volunteers for weekly work parties to give children bikes.

Don Sperlin works on a bike Thursday afternoon at Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop in Everett on May 30, 2019. Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop will be hosting it's 17th annual kids bike swap on June 9.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
June Robinson (left) and Bernard Moody

Moody seeks political balance; Robinson touts her experience

Bernard Moody is seeking his first elected office against longtime former Rep. June Robinson.

June Robinson (left) and Bernard Moody
A flag with the new logo for the newly-named Seattle NHL team, the Seattle Kraken, flies atop the iconic Space Needle Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Seattle. The hockey expansion franchise unveiled its nickname Thursday, ending 19 months of speculation about whether the team might lean traditional or go eccentric with the name for the league's 32nd team. Seattle's colors are a deep dark blue with a lighter shade of blue as a complement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle Kraken is considering Paine Field as home airport

The new NHL team will practice at Northgate in Seattle, which is closer to Everett than Sea-Tac.

A flag with the new logo for the newly-named Seattle NHL team, the Seattle Kraken, flies atop the iconic Space Needle Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Seattle. The hockey expansion franchise unveiled its nickname Thursday, ending 19 months of speculation about whether the team might lean traditional or go eccentric with the name for the league's 32nd team. Seattle's colors are a deep dark blue with a lighter shade of blue as a complement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A biker looks right and slowly proceeds through a stop sign at 16th Street and Colby Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Washington. As of Oct. 1, bike riders can treat stop signs like yield signs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

State law lets stop signs become yield signs for bike riders

Keep your eyes peeled and let the cyclists go, drivers. But the new law doesn’t mean bikes can zip by.

A biker looks right and slowly proceeds through a stop sign at 16th Street and Colby Avenue on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Washington. As of Oct. 1, bike riders can treat stop signs like yield signs. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)