Overnight work could slow traffic on Highway 522 this summer

Two weekend closures in late July and early August will mean a 24-mile detour for eastbound drivers.

Cloaked in ice, Snohomish County’s volcano is a future danger

The U.S. Geological Survey says Glacier Peak poses a “very high threat” and needs better monitoring.

Neighbor: John Reed showed up in Oso shortly before slayings

He is accused of killing Monique Patenaude and Patrick Shunn, with whom he had a property dispute.

Postage paid: Election ballots won’t need stamps this year

The governor and the secretary of state have found a way to cover the cost statewide — in 2018, anyway.

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EVENTS Yoga for kids Children are invited to learn some fun and relaxing yoga poses during a free program 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mukilteo… Continue reading

Expect loud noise and flashing lights at the Naval Station

Wednesday will be a day of training exercises.

Motorcyclist injured in collision with turning SUV

Injuries to the rider, a 47-year-old man, were not life-threatening, according to Everett police.

Sally is a parrot about town

She and Rod go everywhere in Everett together.

Political newbies and veterans begin filing for offices

Among them: A Sultan city councilman aiming for Congress and a 19-year-old with his eye on Olympia.

Trial begins over sales tax at Quil Ceda Village

A judge will decide if the Tulalip Tribes or the government has the right to collect millions of dollars.

Mukilteo teachers pack meeting, demand renegotiated contract

Their union submitted a formal demand to bargain more than a year before the current contract expires.

First-grader Daniel Sok gets a hand from second-grader Shane Martinez (right) as he and other classmates learn to ride a bike in the gym at Silver Lake Elementary on Wednesday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

South Everett teachers helping kids ride without training wheels

Not all children learn to ride at home anymore, which surprised the first-grade teachers.

First-grader Daniel Sok gets a hand from second-grader Shane Martinez (right) as he and other classmates learn to ride a bike in the gym at Silver Lake Elementary on Wednesday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Another pit bull attack, this time at Silver Lake in Everett

A city park ranger was injured by a dog that broke free of its restraint.

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EVENTS Cougars at Stream Center Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist Brian Kertson gives an entertaining and informative lecture on cougars, 7 p.m. Thursday… Continue reading

Witnesses dispute Lynnwood cop’s account of fatal shooting

A lawsuit accuses Officer Zachary Yates of “outrageous and reprehensible use of deadly force.”

Man injured in fire near Arlington

Several other fire departments responded, including Arlington, Getchell, Granite Falls and Silvana.

Julie Muhlstein looks at cards and pictures with her 96-year-old mother recently in her mom’s room at a Spokane retirement community. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Find those precious moments with your mom in her golden years

When signs of memory loss appear, slow the conversation down, make eye contact, let some things go.

Julie Muhlstein looks at cards and pictures with her 96-year-old mother recently in her mom’s room at a Spokane retirement community. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Jean Christian Niyonkuru is an auto tech student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center and also takes classes at Cascade High School. Niyonkuru came to the Puget Sound as a Rwandan refugee and orphan in fifth grade.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

An orphan from Rwanda finds freedom at his own pace

Jean Christian Niyonkuru pursues his love of cars at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center.

Jean Christian Niyonkuru is an auto tech student at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center and also takes classes at Cascade High School. Niyonkuru came to the Puget Sound as a Rwandan refugee and orphan in fifth grade.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club president Zach Nelson explains to a pair of students how the currency works while handing out free cryptocurrency at the University of Washington Bothell on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cryptocurrency interest grows with UW Bothell student club

They recently handed out free “wallets” of the Dogecoin currency, and 88 new members signed up.

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club president Zach Nelson explains to a pair of students how the currency works while handing out free cryptocurrency at the University of Washington Bothell on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens boathouse to honor one of ‘The Boys in the Boat’

Joe Rantz and his underdog U.S. crew shocked the world by winning Olympic gold in 1936.