Eight candidates and one seat make for a primary scramble

Seven Democrats and a Republican are hustling for votes in Snohomish County Council District 2.

Photos of the week

Herald photographers capture these moments in time.

206 apartments proposed near Arlington industrial center

The first land-use applications have been submitted. The plan shows units with up to three bedrooms.

Coffee’s free, so is the banter at retired dairymen’s hangout

Every morning except Sunday, the Craven brothers invite Snohomish Valley farm friends to join them.

New school’s uniform requirement creates storm with parents

Tambark Elementary’s policy has some up in arms at the Everett School District’s newest campus.

New casino, hall, marina add to economic power of Tulalip

The most visible construction is the $125 million casino, on 15 acres just west of I-5.

Demolition moving fast on historic Judd & Black building

Built in 1892, the building burned last year in an unsolved arson. Now its walls are coming down for good.

State officials investigate 7 inmate deaths at Monroe prison

The Monroe Correctional Complex medical director was fired for misconduct in April.

1 injured in cement mixer rollover on freeway in Lynnwood

Troopers believe the Tacoma driver was going too fast when rounding a curve to get onto I-5.

Costco brings early plans to Lake Stevens in store proposal

More than 100 people gathered at the Thursday night meeting. Staff were there to answer questions.

Dig it! Old bones, new brews pair for fossil fun in Monroe

FossilEra, an online dinosaur bone retailer, will have a public showing with Dreadnought Brewery.

Faith Calendar

EVENTS Block party: Edmonds Lutheran also is hosting a summer block party from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 20. The free event includes an… Continue reading

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HEADS UP Burn ban The Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County starting at 8… Continue reading

Mukilteo hiker, 36, dies in apparent fall near Mount Baker

Ronald Slama was hiking the Lake Ann trail when he got lost late Monday. He was later found dead.

After 20-year hiatus, East County Parks to ask for funding

A bond could fund improvements at the fairgrounds and Maltby park as well as a new park in Monroe.

Bothell counselor was inappropriate with boys, charges say

He allegedly touched a 10-year-old underneath the shirt and often brought up sexual development.

Everett’s Jason Webley and other performers in the Flotsam River Circus plan to float this hand-built craft from Corvallis, Oregon, to Portland. It’s pictured here on the Snohomish River. Webley is standing on the rooftop. (Photo by Lou Daprille)

Artistry afloat: Jason Webley takes to the river in Oregon

On a hand-built boat, Everett troubadour and his troupe will perform free shows on the Willamette.

Everett’s Jason Webley and other performers in the Flotsam River Circus plan to float this hand-built craft from Corvallis, Oregon, to Portland. It’s pictured here on the Snohomish River. Webley is standing on the rooftop. (Photo by Lou Daprille)

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EVENTS Trunk sale Camano Center’s Community Trunk Sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at the center, 606 Arrowhead Road,… Continue reading

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace man given max sentence for deadly crash

Michael Spieker caused a crash that killed passenger Staci Laugle in 2017. He was sentenced to 8½ years.