Garver sentenced to 32 years for Lake Stevens torture-murder

The judge urged the family of Phillipa Evans-Lopez to focus on healing, with their long wait over.

Longtime Tulalip Tribes leader Stan Jones dies at 93

He helped turn the tribes into an economic powerhouse while restoring culture and treaty rights.

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Some county contests stay close on election night

Democrat Megan Dunn had a narrow lead in a deep-blue district, other county races too close to call.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Voters favor a firework ban, early election results say

Changes won’t be made yet, but the outcome may direct the county council’s discussions on the topic.

A sergeant is leading a tense sheriff’s race against his boss

In the first batch of votes, Sgt. Adam Fortney held the lead over Sheriff Ty Trenary, 56–43 percent.

Fernando Moratalla, a U.S. Marine veteran, hugs Myra Rintamaki at the Veterans Resource Center at Edmonds Community College Tuesday. Rintamaki is a Gold Star Mother whose Marine Corps son Steven was killed in Iraq in 2004. Moratalla is an immigrant from Venezuela. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

EdCC will honor immigrants who served their chosen country

Veterans event will also celebrate 10th anniversary of “Boots to Books and Beyond” monument on campus.

Fernando Moratalla, a U.S. Marine veteran, hugs Myra Rintamaki at the Veterans Resource Center at Edmonds Community College Tuesday. Rintamaki is a Gold Star Mother whose Marine Corps son Steven was killed in Iraq in 2004. Moratalla is an immigrant from Venezuela. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

The backing of Keith Pappas, who dropped out, created rancor in the Stanwood-Camano School Board race.

Lynnwood police looking for man who allegedly robbed 2 banks

First he went to a Key Bank, then went across the street to Wells Fargo. He implied he had a weapon.

Fire investigators, right, talk as firefighters remove debris after a fatal fire at 6707 196th St. SW on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shoreline siblings identified as victims of Lynnwood fire

Mardoqueo Jimenez Lopez, 7, and Victoria Jimenez Lopez, 15, died of smoke inhalation.

Fire investigators, right, talk as firefighters remove debris after a fatal fire at 6707 196th St. SW on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Final paving options ready in Mountain Loop Highway study

The Federal Highway Administration will present its recommendations during two meetings this week.

Want to see UFOs? Washington is a popular hangout

Our state is third in nation for alien craft encounters. UFOiTeam says it’s nothing to snicker about.

For 100 mph deadly crash in Lynnwood, man gets 11 years

Khanh Tran’s family held differing opinions about how much prison time Joshua Krueger should serve.

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Man allegedly threw concrete chunks from I-5 overpass

He’s also accused of dropping a wood block, a metal pipe and a trailer hitch at passing cars.

Troopers seek witnesses in suspected DUI crash in Lynnwood

A woman suffered a broken leg in the five-car crash. The suspect reportedly failed sobriety tests.

Lynnwood fire killed siblings from Shoreline, ages 7 and 15

The brother and sister were visiting family at a townhouse Sunday afternoon when fire broke out.

Arlington doctor, Rotarian triumphs in Peking-to-Paris rally

He and a friend drove an historic car on a 10,000-mile trip to help eradicate polio.

Two children dead in apartment fire in Lynnwood

A boy and two adults escaped from the home in the 6700 block of 196th Street SW.