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Floatplane wreckage recovery in Puget Sound begins

The U.S. Navy will use a remotely operated vehicle Deep Drone 8,000, a barge and a crane in recovery efforts.

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U.S. 2 was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish on Monday evening because the Bolt Creek fire spread close to the highway. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

U.S. 2 closed near Skykomish as Bolt Creek fire spreads

The highway was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish, mile posts 46 to 50.

U.S. 2 was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish on Monday evening because the Bolt Creek fire spread close to the highway. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
Homero Osuna Gonzalez, left, during his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Madison King, with her family and friends in the gallery on Monday, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Arlington man sentenced to 20⅓ years for fatal stabbing of wife

A judge described Madison King, 23, as a “bright light” at the sentencing hearing for her killer Monday.

Homero Osuna Gonzalez, left, during his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Madison King, with her family and friends in the gallery on Monday, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The butter chicken at 5 Rivers Indian Cuisine in Everett is a bestseller. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

5 Rivers Indian Cuisine, Tía Lety reopen in Everett after devastating fire

The Snohomish County dining scene regained the Indian and Mexican eateries in September.

The butter chicken at 5 Rivers Indian Cuisine in Everett is a bestseller. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
This cozy white chicken chili is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally. (Photo courtesy of Aimee Heriard-Dubreuil)

Cozy white chicken chili with a summery twist

This recipe is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally.

This cozy white chicken chili is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally. (Photo courtesy of Aimee Heriard-Dubreuil)
Everett Faith in Action last week published six videos about some of the efforts to address homelessness in the city. Depicted is a screenshot of the title screen in the first video of the series.

Faith group’s videos highlight Everett homelessness efforts

Six videos show the work that Everett Faith in Action members do in partnership with the city to alleviate homelessness.

Everett Faith in Action last week published six videos about some of the efforts to address homelessness in the city. Depicted is a screenshot of the title screen in the first video of the series.
A sign celebrating the hop harvest is seen outside Carpenter Ranches hop farm in Granger. (Photo courtesy of R.J. Whitlow, owner and head brewer at 5 Rights Brewing)

Hop season is here. So is fresh, locally brewed craft beer.

Our resident craft beer expert rounded up a list of fresh hop beers hitting the taps soon.

A sign celebrating the hop harvest is seen outside Carpenter Ranches hop farm in Granger. (Photo courtesy of R.J. Whitlow, owner and head brewer at 5 Rights Brewing)
Alex Valdovinos is sentenced after pleading guilty to murder Monday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on September 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood man gets over 15 years in fatal shooting over parking spat

In court Monday, Alex Valdovinos apologized for killing Demarcus Bell, 36, in March 2020. He pleaded guilty last month.

Alex Valdovinos is sentenced after pleading guilty to murder Monday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on September 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New Snohomish County eateries: A sneak peek of upcoming restaurants

Check out The Daily Herald’s list of upcoming restaurants in Snohomish County.

This screenshot shows a man being hoisted to a rescue helicopter Monday after being involved in a plane crash near Lake Cavanaugh. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Brothers rescued after plane crash en route to Snohomish area

The two men, 78 and 79, were flying from Skagit County to an airstrip south of Snohomish when their plane went missing.

This screenshot shows a man being hoisted to a rescue helicopter Monday after being involved in a plane crash near Lake Cavanaugh. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
A woman was injured in an attack Sunday at Clark Park in Everett. (Everett Police Department)

Police: Purse snatching in Everett park led to stabbing

A Snohomish woman, 36, was arrested for investigation of first-degree assault and first-degree robbery.

A woman was injured in an attack Sunday at Clark Park in Everett. (Everett Police Department)
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Traffic reopens after brush fire east of Monroe

Travelers will need to wait or find another way around as the highway was closed at Main Street.

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Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Neighbors appeal 286 townhomes off Highway 9 in Cathcart

Residents are protesting what they say is a lack of transparency. The Snohomish County Council will hear their appeal Oct. 5.

Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A semi truck blows smoke out of its exhaust pipes while driving southbound on I-5 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Reader: Did a tractor-trailer cover my car in diesel soot?

Probably not, according to a Department of Ecology spokesperson, since diesel emissions are getting “cleaner.”

A semi truck blows smoke out of its exhaust pipes while driving southbound on I-5 on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County vital statistics

Marriage licenses, dissolutions and deaths.

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District water quality tech assistant Matt Williams looks at the clarity of a water sample taken from the artesian well located along164th Street on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. The well," also known as Well No. 5 or the 164th Street Artesian Well is in excess of 400 feet in depth and flows at a rate of about 10 gallons per minute. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Water district keeps leadership, for now, despite staff woes

Investigations found Alderwood General Manager Dick McKinley broke ethics rules, more than once.

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District water quality tech assistant Matt Williams looks at the clarity of a water sample taken from the artesian well located along164th Street on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. The well," also known as Well No. 5 or the 164th Street Artesian Well is in excess of 400 feet in depth and flows at a rate of about 10 gallons per minute. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A woman was injured in an attack Sunday at Clark Park in Everett. (Everett Police Department)

Woman injured after attack at Clark Park in Everett

The woman was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett for her injuries, which were not considered critical.

A woman was injured in an attack Sunday at Clark Park in Everett. (Everett Police Department)
A family of four escaped a fire in their home's garage without injuries Saturday night in Brier. (South County Fire)

Brier family escapes harm after fire in garage

The two-story house in the 22800 block of Brier Road had an estimated $150,000 in damages, per South County Fire.

A family of four escaped a fire in their home's garage without injuries Saturday night in Brier. (South County Fire)
Sunny Taylor (Family photo)

After cop’s suicide, Everett picked ‘money over the people,’ family says

The city argued on-the-job trauma had little to do with detective Sunny Taylor’s sudden death in 2020, to her family’s horror.

Sunny Taylor (Family photo)
Michael Adams is trying to navigate the school district's procedure for addressing complaints about racism after his son was the subject of some racist Snapchat messages sent by Granite Falls High School students in May. 

Photographed in Granite Falls, Washington on September 20, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After threat to ‘lynch’ Granite Falls boy, father says school fell short

Michael Adams helped craft the district’s diversity policy. Then his son became a target of racism. He now wants more changes.

Michael Adams is trying to navigate the school district's procedure for addressing complaints about racism after his son was the subject of some racist Snapchat messages sent by Granite Falls High School students in May. 

Photographed in Granite Falls, Washington on September 20, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)