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EVENTS Women’s Connection: The Mill Creek Christian Women’s Connection is hosting an 11:45 a.m. luncheon Nov. 11 at Shawn O’Donnell’s Restaurant, 122 128th St. SE,… Continue reading

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Stan Jones funeral Funeral services for longtime Tulalip tribal leader Stan Jones are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday and continue at 10 a.m. Tuesday inside… Continue reading

Jury convicts man of murder-for-hire plot, but not rape

The jury couldn’t decide whether Jerry Wood raped the woman he later plotted to have killed.

Lake Stevens City Council to discuss Costco later this month

The wholesaler has applied for a development agreement. The council meeting is set for Nov. 26.

Twice a month Deb Kocher paddles to the middle of Lake Crabapple to collect data. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Nearly 30 years of keeping tabs on Snohomish County lakes

Volunteer monitors have become the “eyes and ears” of 31 lakes, tracking changes in the waterways.

Twice a month Deb Kocher paddles to the middle of Lake Crabapple to collect data. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Snohomish County’s Judge Millie Judge eyes higher court

Superior Court judge is among a dozen applicants looking to fill a state Supreme Court vacancy.

One vote is the margin of difference in Bothell contest

Meanwhile, the race for county treasurer tightened and the Arlington mayor’s lead increased.

He went from an ID-checking doorman to a certified cicerone

Blake Fitzgerald shares his extensive beer knowledge at Josh’s Taps and Caps in Snohomish.

Students at Riverview Elementary in Snohomish, (from left) Kalista Nguyen, Cade Yoder, Keagan Ard and Izzy Clare explain Wednesday how they used Story Maker technology to help make an animated movie, “The WonderGrove Wizard of Oz.” The project was part of their work in teacher Kimberlee Spaetig-Peterson’s class. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish students are filmmakers who animated update of ‘Oz’

Terry Thoren, former “Rugrats” producer, brings technology to classrooms.

Students at Riverview Elementary in Snohomish, (from left) Kalista Nguyen, Cade Yoder, Keagan Ard and Izzy Clare explain Wednesday how they used Story Maker technology to help make an animated movie, “The WonderGrove Wizard of Oz.” The project was part of their work in teacher Kimberlee Spaetig-Peterson’s class. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett entertains pitch for joining county-wide bus system

Community Transit CEO: “There is an inefficiency in operating to two systems.”

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EVENTS Bazaar of the bizarre Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird, a holiday show with crafters, artists, authors, entertainers and free photos with Santa and Krampus,… Continue reading

Low-level drug cases could restart in new county budget plan

Reversing a 2-gram threshold for felony drug prosecutions is a priority in an amended spending plan.

Suspect in Lynnwood bank robberies arrested in Mount Vernon

Police were able to identify a suspect after two heists across the street from each other.

Before the library remodel, Jamie Thomas and daughter Nina Garcia looked for books among tightly spaced shelves. (Andy Bronson / Herald File)

Everett’s Evergeen library branch set to reopen Dec. 6

The remodeled space includes more meeting rooms, a laptop bar and additional parking spaces.

Before the library remodel, Jamie Thomas and daughter Nina Garcia looked for books among tightly spaced shelves. (Andy Bronson / Herald File)
A fisher, a member of the weasel family, bolts for the forest as it is released at the Buck Creek Campground in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest on Oct. 24. Local, state and federal agencies hope to reintroduce the animals into the North Cascades. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Fishers, a weasel relative, are back in the North Cascades

Hunted to near-extinction for their expensive furs, wildlife experts are confident they’re here to stay.

A fisher, a member of the weasel family, bolts for the forest as it is released at the Buck Creek Campground in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest on Oct. 24. Local, state and federal agencies hope to reintroduce the animals into the North Cascades. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Leads widen in close races with many ballots left to count

Officials say turnout could reach 41 percent. They still have close to half the ballots to tally.

Voters deliver a win for Eyman and concerns for Democrats

A conservative electorate, a tug of war in Mukilteo and other takeaways from Election Night

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EVENTS Everett Recovery Cafe fundraiser Grab a bite to eat and enjoy some music at the Everett Recovery Cafe’s annual fundraiser, “Love in the Soup”… Continue reading

Lower car tabs are a hit with voters, again

Initiative 976 is passing statewide, buoyed by nearly 62 percent support in Snohomish County

Sheriff concedes as a sergeant gets ready to assume top job

Ty Trenary wants to stay with the sheriff’s office. Sgt. Adam Fortney will take over Jan. 1.