Flags in hand, kids carry a star-spangled message for vets

They carry flags through Granite Falls to call attention to the crisis of suicide among veterans.

Port hopes to ready Kimberly-Clark site for jobs by mid-2021

A $15.5 million federal grant promises to help the Port of Everett stick to an aggressive timeline.

Some noisy vehicles are illegal, but it’s hard to enforce

If an exhaust system has been modified to make it louder than the factory setting, that’s a violation.

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

The North County Fire Authority was “cautiously optimistic” that their levy lift would pass.

Bridge Club

By Mary Ewing At one time or another every duplicate bridge player has heard the call “Director! Director please!” The director is to bridge as… Continue reading

Clubs & Interests

ROOTS Genealogy, Arlington: The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Library monthly meeting is 1 p.m. Nov. 12, 6111 188th Place NE, Arlington. The topic is Google… Continue reading

Front Porch

HEADS UP Naval station drills Naval Station Everett is running security exercises from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. The main gates will be closed… Continue reading

Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Granite Falls senior has electrifying vision for his future

Orion Green is an Eagle Scout, pole vaulter and sousaphone player, who likes math and robots.

Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In Uniform

Veterans Day events

Sheriff’s deputies shoot, kill man at south Everett apartment

The 44-year-old reportedly was acting suicidal and had a knife. He died at a hospital.

Arlington man dies after vehicle crashes into pasture

The man, 55, reportedly was not wearing a seat belt when his vehicle went off the roadway.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Hang onto your seat for the homestretch of the election race

Some council and school board races are too close to predict. The next vote counts are Monday.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
Darlene Harrington served with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in Vietnam in1967-68. The 1963 graduate of Snohomish High School, then Darlene Wolfe, later served in the Army Reserve. “The memories are vivid,” she said. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

An Army nurse in Vietnam, she keeps patients in her heart

“Many of them probably didn’t make it all the way home,” says Snohomish woman, who spent a year at war.

Darlene Harrington served with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in Vietnam in1967-68. The 1963 graduate of Snohomish High School, then Darlene Wolfe, later served in the Army Reserve. “The memories are vivid,” she said. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Cheaper car tabs prove a hit in all corners of the county

Initiative 976 is passing easily in almost every city. Edmonds and Index are the holdouts.

Study to pave Mountain Loop heads to county, forest service

The two agencies now get to decide on the options and how to move forward with funding.

Gouges, gashes, breaks, burns and the occasional gunshot wound

Everett’s first hospital treated a variety of ailments.

Jerry Cornfield breaks down early election results

The voters have weighed in on car tab fees, the Snohomish County sheriff and more.

‘Herald Headlines’: Potential big news for two bus systems

It’s early, but Everett Transit and Community Transit have begun talking about a merger.

Sullivan edges past Toyer to lead the treasurer’s race

The county councilman erased a large deficit in Friday’s ballot count and now leads by 32 votes