Snoop Dogg in a video announces the opening of 'Tha Dogg House' in January 2023. (Screenshot).

Dogg toyz: Funko, rapper Snoop Dogg greenlight new retail venture

“Tha Dogg House” opening next year in Inglewood, California, will be Funko’s third U.S. retail store.

Snoop Dogg in a video announces the opening of 'Tha Dogg House' in January 2023. (Screenshot).
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Snohomish Council rejects tax break on housing for low-income families

A divided City Council worried an exemption for developers would boost property tax bills of homeowners.

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An EA-18G Growler taxis down the airstrip on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island during the squadron’s welcome home ceremony in August 2017. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Wood/U.S. Navy)

Talks break down over ‘remedy’ in Whidbey Island Growler lawsuit

“From the get-go, everyone recognized that it was probably going to end up in the court’s hands.”

An EA-18G Growler taxis down the airstrip on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island during the squadron’s welcome home ceremony in August 2017. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Wood/U.S. Navy)
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Island County settles sexual harassment lawsuit with deputy

The county will pay Deputy Mike Adrian a total of $105,000.

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A business on Highway 99 sustained heavy damage in a fire Wednesday morning north of Lynnwood. (South County Fire)

Arson damages building on Highway 99 north of Lynnwood

The fire in the 15800 block caused the highway to close between 156th and 164th streets SW on Wednesday morning.

A business on Highway 99 sustained heavy damage in a fire Wednesday morning north of Lynnwood. (South County Fire)
Challenger Elementary School staff chats with bus drivers before school lets out on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County bus driver shortage creates ripple effect for schools

Widespread job vacancies mean doubling up on routes or shifting staff members to backfill for missing drivers.

Challenger Elementary School staff chats with bus drivers before school lets out on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Snohomish man suffers life-threatening injuries in police shootout

The Valley Independent Investigative Team reported state troopers returned fire when a driver shot at them near Clearview.

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Tulalip board members, along with Randy Johnson and Johnny Avello cut a ribbon at the Tulalip DraftKings Sportsbook grand opening on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Place your bets: Seattle sports legends ring in new Tulalip sportsbooks

With fanfare and two Hall of Fame guests, the Tulalip Tribes are the latest tribe to offer sports betting in their casinos.

Tulalip board members, along with Randy Johnson and Johnny Avello cut a ribbon at the Tulalip DraftKings Sportsbook grand opening on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 in Tulalip, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Human remains wash ashore, possibly from floatplane crash

A female torso found near Sequim could be connected to a floatplane crash near Whidbey Island.

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Juanita Jaurez is one of the estimated 1,700 people receiving grants through the American Rescue Plan Act. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

1,700 people aided by $1.8 million Snohomish County ARPA money

A Mill Creek mother of four was out of work after heart surgery. The YWCA helped with truck repairs, rent and her resume.

Juanita Jaurez is one of the estimated 1,700 people receiving grants through the American Rescue Plan Act. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Ahadi family arriving in Washington on Oct. 22, 2021. (photo courtesy of Lutheran Community Services Northwest)

A year later, Afghan refugees in Lynnwood see brighter future ahead

Ziaurahman Ahadi served as a trauma medic on battlefields in Afghanistan. Now he builds fireplaces to support a family of eight.

Ahadi family arriving in Washington on Oct. 22, 2021. (photo courtesy of Lutheran Community Services Northwest)
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‘Beyond imagination’: Edmonds man charged with wife’s killing

John Shipley claimed he was possessed by demons when he allegedly strangled his wife, 66, in July.

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Jordan and Brandon Molina at the newly opened Peace of Mind Brewing Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood, Washington on September 13, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New Lynnwood brewery opens at former Cask & Trotter location

Peace of Mind Brewing is filling a craft beer void in south Snohomish County.

Jordan and Brandon Molina at the newly opened Peace of Mind Brewing Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood, Washington on September 13, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Grand Ave Park Bridge is seen as the sun sets Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Contractor: Grand Ave. bridge timeline, ‘unique design’ caused delays

The City of Everett settled the claim for $860,000, well under the $5.8 million initially sought by the contractor.

The Grand Ave Park Bridge is seen as the sun sets Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Amy Turnbull pulls seeds off of a sunflower on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Flower power: Garden on Gibson Road cultivates a sense of community

South Everett mom Amy Turnbull turned a ditch of trash into a colorful 100-foot stretch of blooms and kinship.

Amy Turnbull pulls seeds off of a sunflower on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Meaty pasta bundt bake for your next Sunday dinner

This pasta bake yields a ring of fettuccine with Italian sausage, pepperoni, cheese and more.

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Mountlake Terrace medical transport service will close

Falck Northwest, which provides non-emergency patient transport, will lay off 123 workers around Puget Sound.

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Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prosecutor use of term ‘Mexican ounce’ overturns Everett drug conviction

The state Court of Appeals ruled a deputy prosecutor’s use of the phrase appealed to jurors’ racial bias.

Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Firefighters responded to a bush fire on Monday spanning a number of acres northeast of the Galaxy Theatres and west of Chain Link Road in Monroe. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)

Brush fire in Monroe spurs level 1 evacuation warnings

The fire’s exact size remained unclear Monday evening. Crews battling the Bolt Creek wildfire along U.S. 2 offered to help.

Firefighters responded to a bush fire on Monday spanning a number of acres northeast of the Galaxy Theatres and west of Chain Link Road in Monroe. (Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue)
A firefighter with Sky Valley Fire sprays water on a hotspot Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, along U.S. 2 as the Bolt Creek fire continues to burn between Index and Skykomish. (Peter Mongillo / Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue)

Bolt Creek wildfire now at 10,000 acres; U.S. 2 stays closed

Smoke flooded the Skykomish and Snoqualmie river valleys Monday, as winds shifted.

A firefighter with Sky Valley Fire sprays water on a hotspot Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, along U.S. 2 as the Bolt Creek fire continues to burn between Index and Skykomish. (Peter Mongillo / Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue)