Badges for Baseball — and for kids

The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation teamed up with country music artist Matt Stillwell to bring the LIDS Badges for Baseball tour to Everett on July… Continue reading

Bothell man is charged in wife’s stabbing

He faces a charge of first-degree domestic violence assault with a deadly weapon.

Clash over Mukilteo teacher pay, schools leadership

Teachers union gives superintendent a no-confidence vote; school board gives her a raise

Class Reunions (July 15, 2018 edition)

Arlington, 1958: The 60th reunion is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Rhodes River Ranch, 22016 Entsminger Road, Oso. Cost is $35, due July 23… Continue reading

Man arrested after series of burglaries in and near Everett

The 21-year-old allegedly robbed 12 businesses, according to police.

Sydney McKay listens as Shelby Huber gives her tips to improve her shooting during the CMP Air Rifle Marksmanship Camp at Snohomish High School on Thursday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

At ROTC-sponsored camp, teens learn more than marksmanship

“It’s probably one of the best experiences I’ve had in my life,” one said.

Sydney McKay listens as Shelby Huber gives her tips to improve her shooting during the CMP Air Rifle Marksmanship Camp at Snohomish High School on Thursday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stabbing suspect tells police he has ‘homicidal rages’

He is accused of punching, stabbing, biting and choking his mother when she wouldn’t give him $200.

Early fears over juvenile jail conversion to rehab give way

The county plans to use part of Denney Juvenile Justice Center to treat adults for substance abuse.

Snohomish County is tracking the number of opioid overdoses

Findings are expected to be released July 25. The program was introduced last year.

Eric Brossard receives a hug during Drug Court graduation as family and friends cheer in support at the Snohomish County Superior Court on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

County’s drug court offers addicts a chance to come clean

Five years after admission, 87 percent of graduates are crime-free.

Eric Brossard receives a hug during Drug Court graduation as family and friends cheer in support at the Snohomish County Superior Court on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Faith Calendar for July 14-28, 2018

EVENTS Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s Reel World Cinema Series takes up the theme “Unholy Alliances between Religion and Political Power” as it moves through… Continue reading

Front Porch

County clerks delve into history The Snohomish County Clerk’s Office is working on a history project and needs your help. Anyone with historical photos, announcements,… Continue reading

Plan paints picture of change for downtown Lake Stevens

City leaders adopted a plan that calls for more homes, businesses, lake access and road work.

Rotary Club awards $23,000 in scholarships

The South Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club awarded $23,000 in scholarships this year to graduating seniors from Mariner, Cascade and Kamiak high schools. Cascade High School: Karen… Continue reading

Nighttime fire damages lobby of Lake Stevens post office

Local and federal authorities are investigating. No one was injured.

Stanwood man sentenced for illegal possession of firearms

Robert A. Stanard could not legally have firearms because of prior felonies.

Lynnwood duplex fire displaces 5 residents; no one hurt

Three people were sleeping when a passing driver stopped, honked and yelled that there was a fire.

Caution! Snow and ice collapsing above Big Four Ice Caves

Officials remind people to stay clear of the area, a popular but sometimes deadly destination.

Jim Shields (top right), former assistant Everett Parks Department director, died in a vehicle crash July 3. Shields, of Camano Island, is shown here with his wife, Betsy, son James, daughter-in-law Marcelle and grandchildren Jimmy and Holyanna. (Courtesy Shields family) ​

Jim Shields was devoted to Everett parks, Camano community

Killed in a crash near Darrington, he left legacy of service. “Nobody was a stranger,” said his wife.

Jim Shields (top right), former assistant Everett Parks Department director, died in a vehicle crash July 3. Shields, of Camano Island, is shown here with his wife, Betsy, son James, daughter-in-law Marcelle and grandchildren Jimmy and Holyanna. (Courtesy Shields family) ​

The sky is blue but the US 2 trestle will be a nightmare

Westbound lanes will be closed this weekend for repaving now that the weather is clear.