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EVENTS Remembering those who served Join the Monroe VFW Post 7511 in the third annual “Flags for our Fallen” celebration on Saturday to pay respects… Continue reading

Sponsors step up for Whidbey’s old-fashioned July 4 parade

The 104th annual event at Maxwelton Beach was uncertain due to rising costs.

Suspect arrested in Arlington Heights drive-by shooting

It started as road rage. Hours after the gunfire, the suspect’s car was found — crashed into a pole.

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US

The Legislature approved the Cascade Care plan last month, and Gov. Jay Inslee signed it into law Monday.

  • May 13, 2019

Edmonds looks to transform a prime piece of waterfront

After the Senior Center breaks ground on a new building, the city could complete a beach walkway.

After vacuum loses power, man finds truck engulfed in flames

The contractor was cleaning ducts in the attic of a home near Mill Creek. No injuries were reported.

Bothell teen dies after falling from overpass into semi on I-5

The cause of the Mother’s Day incident in Lynnwood is under investigation.

Marysville leaders updated on historic I-5 interchange

The project aims to save time for commuters heading to and through Marysville.

Changing schools, Tulalip teen found motivation to graduate

Nancy Enick, 18, started at Heritage High School this school year. She’s since gotten straight As.

Resurfacing work starts on Snohomish County roads

Flaggers ahead: More than 83 miles will get a layer of chip seal and another 5.4 will be paved.

He didn’t respond to commands, so deputies fired, report says

Documents give an official account of the fatal shooting of Nickolas Peters, 24, of Edmonds.

The political season gets real: It’s candidate filing week

Candidates are lining up for 188 local races. Watch for turnover among mayors and county officials.

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EVENTS EMS open house South County Fire & Rescue is preparing to kick off EMS week Saturday with a fire station open house in downtown… Continue reading

Dianna and husband Mike Biringer’s charming 1910 farmhouse on Spencer Island will soon be history, but the “Strawberry Lady” is still in the berry business. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘Strawberry Lady’ will miss life and home on Spencer Island

Biringer Farm still grows berries in Arlington as port project prepares to return old site to marsh.

Dianna and husband Mike Biringer’s charming 1910 farmhouse on Spencer Island will soon be history, but the “Strawberry Lady” is still in the berry business. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Districts face penalty if they don’t follow rules for levies

School leaders, including Everett’s, seek a veto of a punishment provision in the levy bill.

David Zinman, 88, of Mill Creek, wrote a story called “A Ten-Cent Plaque” about a dime-store gift he gave to his mom, Florence, on Mother’s Day when he was a boy. He found it in a drawer along with her valuables many years later. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He spent a dime on Mom and feels her love 78 years later

David Zinman’s inexpensive Mother’s Day present to her became a priceless gift for him.

David Zinman, 88, of Mill Creek, wrote a story called “A Ten-Cent Plaque” about a dime-store gift he gave to his mom, Florence, on Mother’s Day when he was a boy. He found it in a drawer along with her valuables many years later. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Teachers in Edmonds district are preparing to get pink slips

School board to act Tuesday on plan that also axes jobs of assistant principals and paraeducators.

Welcome to Edmonds — if you can read cursive

Design for new Edmonds gateway signs gets $20,000 nod. It should be up by fall.

Restaurant food doesn’t get much more locally grown than this

The Whidbey couple bought Coupeville’s Oystercatcher 6 years ago and they are busy, busy, busy, busy.

Oak Harbor preschool owner accused of molesting girls

He reportedly was taking care of three girls who claimed he abused them at his home.