State Supreme Court to hear case of Edmonds gun-storage law

In February, an appeals panel said state law pre-empts the city from enacting its own firearm rules.

A rendering of the proposed Community Justice Center in Lynnwood, which would house a new jail, a misdemeanor court, the police department and behavioral health services. (City of Lynnwood)

Lynnwood council approves construction contract for new jail

Despite criticism, the proposal for a new jail, police department and mental health wing passed the council 6-1.

A rendering of the proposed Community Justice Center in Lynnwood, which would house a new jail, a misdemeanor court, the police department and behavioral health services. (City of Lynnwood)

Arlington man allegedly killed by son is identified

Nicholi Melum, 63, had an argument with his son, Garner, last week and was shot.

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Everett pastor dies while mountain climbing in Colorado

Pastor Jeremy Fuerst, 44, came to Central Lutheran Church in 2015.

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Capt. Kate Songhurst demonstrates proper CPR during the PulsePoint launch press briefing Tuesday morning at Kasch Park in Everett on September 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Having a heart attack? New app will alert nearby CPR givers

Ambulances can only drive so fast. PulsePoint alerts nearby trained citizens when there’s a medical emergency.

Capt. Kate Songhurst demonstrates proper CPR during the PulsePoint launch press briefing Tuesday morning at Kasch Park in Everett on September 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
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Where’s Barney? His pastrami shop has served its last hoagie

Even the Evergreen Way deli’s landlord is looking for him. David Barney has vanished.

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David Barney, owner of Barney's Pastrami on Evergreen, has changed the last names of the dozens of celebrities who's photos hang on the wall of his restaurant to Barney.  The newly named celebrities include Humphrey Barney, Uma Barney, Marilyn Barney, Olivia Newton-Barney and Stevie Ray Barney.  
Photo taken 11252014
Community members stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while listening to a South Whidbey School District board meeting. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

South Whidbey schools delay decision on Pledge of Allegiance

The move did not sit well with some residents who claim their voices are being silenced.

Community members stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while listening to a South Whidbey School District board meeting. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Everett Police escort a pro-life supporter down the center of 32nd Street due to barriers set up along the sidewalk around Planned Parenthood as a part of a "time, place and manner restriction" imposed by the city on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Police: Man stunk up the protest zone at Planned Parenthood

The Everett suspect, 77, was detained briefly for spreading fish sauce on the sidewalk.

Everett Police escort a pro-life supporter down the center of 32nd Street due to barriers set up along the sidewalk around Planned Parenthood as a part of a "time, place and manner restriction" imposed by the city on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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County prosecutor, judges impose vaccine mandate on workers

Employees must comply by Nov. 1 in superior and district courts and Nov. 15 in the prosecutor’s office.

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Mark Choi, right, and an employee leave his office in the Plum Tree Plaza, after firefighters check for hot spots from Saturday's fire, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Police: Arsonist lit fire that ravaged an Edmonds strip mall

Investigators were seeking tips to identify the culprit, who damaged 14 businesses on Highway 99.

Mark Choi, right, and an employee leave his office in the Plum Tree Plaza, after firefighters check for hot spots from Saturday's fire, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Police looking for missing 18-year-old Everett woman

Rebecca Haskins was last seen early the morning of Sept. 4 in Mill Creek.

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Lloyd Richmond (left) and attorney Samantha Sommerman appear at an Everett District Court bail hearing Sept. 6. (Herald staff, file)

Accused killer of tenant now charged with 2 earlier assaults

Lloyd Richmond, 84, allegedly beat a woman and choked a man — both of whom rented rooms from him.

Lloyd Richmond (left) and attorney Samantha Sommerman appear at an Everett District Court bail hearing Sept. 6. (Herald staff, file)

Seven cars in two crashes snarl northbound I-5 near Everett

One driver allegedly ran away from a collision, according to the Washington State Patrol.

County engineers help with ‘Brain Boot Camp’

Planning and designing public projects are what Snohomish County Public Works engineers Oscar Fuentes-Liendo and Tim Tipton do every day. The engineers recently took part… Continue reading

Community Transit is preparing to shift commuter buses that go to the University of Washington in Seattle to connect with Link light rail in Northgate next year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Faster trips, more service in store for Community Transit

The agency is reallocating 4,000 service hours that will be saved by ending commuter routes at Northgate.

Community Transit is preparing to shift commuter buses that go to the University of Washington in Seattle to connect with Link light rail in Northgate next year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
School-age lead Emilee Swenson pulls kids around in a wagon at Tomorrow’s Hope child care center on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Everett, Washington. A shortage of child care workers prompted HopeWorks, a nonprofit, to expand its job training programs. Typically, the programs help people with little or no work experience find a job. The new job training program is for people interested in becoming child care workers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

HopeWorks to offer career training for child care workers

The Everett nonprofit hopes to train workers as child care centers struggle to hire staff.

School-age lead Emilee Swenson pulls kids around in a wagon at Tomorrow’s Hope child care center on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Everett, Washington. A shortage of child care workers prompted HopeWorks, a nonprofit, to expand its job training programs. Typically, the programs help people with little or no work experience find a job. The new job training program is for people interested in becoming child care workers. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gun reportedly fires by accident, hurts man near fairgrounds

The shot hit his leg and he was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

The Home Depot in Lynnwood on Sept. 3, 2021. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Home Depot doesn’t give workers enough breaks

The suit could cover at least 10,000 employees across the retailer’s 45 locations in Washington.

The Home Depot in Lynnwood on Sept. 3, 2021. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

‘Fulfillment center’ proposed along Bothell Everett Highway

Amazon denies that it’s involved in the project. But permitting documents include the company name.

New construction of apartments and condominiums across from Alderwood Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Census: All but 2 Snohomish County ZIP code populations grew

98258 in Lake Stevens saw the biggest gain. Snohomish County is now the fifth-most-diverse in the state.

New construction of apartments and condominiums across from Alderwood Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)