In ads, Republicans punish a Democrat for voting their way

State Sen. Steve Hobbs is getting slammed for supporting bills introduced by GOP lawmakers.

Former Northshore teacher sentenced for child porn offense

He also admitted to molesting two boys in 1976 when he served as a Big Brother in California.

1 killed in I-5 crash near Conway involving semi-truck

The truck rear-ended a passenger vehicle, causing it to crash into the vehicle in front of it.

  • Jul 18, 2018

EdCC exchange student from Mongolia missing since July 1

Lynnwood police say he has no family in the area.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington Fly-In

The 50th annual Arlington Fly-In is this weekend, July 6-8, at Arlington Municipal Airport.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mill Creek taxpayers footed city manager’s alcohol tabs

They also paid for her steak dinner, desserts and more.

Ballots will be mailed Thursday for Aug. 7 primary election

Participation could creep higher this year because voters, for the first time, won’t need stamps.

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From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Mobile Dental Day bringing free care and fun to Casino Road

Teenagers involved in Leadership Launch organized an event to serve others in their community.

From left, Kayleen Yonn, 15, Brittany Mendez-Hernandez, 14, and Careana Willis, 15, meet at Walter E. Hall Park where on Saturday they’ll help with Mobile Dental Day. It’s a project of Leadership Launch. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Big cat reports taken seriously by Oak Harbor police

They received two calls last week about an animal in the city that looked like a cougar.

Lake Stevens duplex fire causes $100,000 damage; no one hurt

The Red Cross is assisting displaced residents.

Edmonds asbestos-removal firm cited for improper handling

The state has accused Above & Beyond Asbestos Removal of multiple “willful and serious violations.”

State Senate committee OKs hiring a harassment investigator

The new human resources officer would also handle complaints of discrimination.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Man dead after being hit by car on highway near Everett

The driver was arrested for DUI at the scene in the early morning hours.

Trio boldly steals a bunch of iPhones from a Monroe store

While a woman distracted the clerk, two men walked out the back room with their arms full.

Everett Districts Now shelves its own ballot initiative

Instead, the group will campaign for one of the options the City Council is putting before voters.

Police: 4 deputies fired shots at domestic-violence suspect

The man was hit in the leg, then jailed, after allegedly assaulting his wife near Everett.

$2.3M federal grant boosts programs here for homeless youth

At Cocoon House in Everett, a HUD official said the money is a reward for proven success.

Marysville proposal eliminates Getchell’s 4 mini-high schools

The reasons are many to shift to standard boundary-based enrollment, the superintendent says.

Firefighter Travis Smith gets ready to slide down the fire pole at Everett Fire Department Station 1. The pole is the only one remaining at an Everett firehouse. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stairs are safer but not as cool as Everett’s last fire pole

Video: In the days of horses, poles became common at fire houses. Then along came risk managers.

Firefighter Travis Smith gets ready to slide down the fire pole at Everett Fire Department Station 1. The pole is the only one remaining at an Everett firehouse. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)