Fortney’s first 6 months as sheriff: ‘A lot to reflect on’

In a lengthy interview with The Daily Herald, he talked about his decisions, the pandemic and protests.

Govenor puts pause on final stage of reopening plan

A recent increase in coronavirus numbers means counties won’t be able to move to Phase 4.

Everett district: What should school look like next year?

With the academic year over, school district leaders seek input about concerns for 2020-21.

‘I can’t breathe’: Video shows Black man pinned by Everett cop

Police say the arrest of Joseph Hill was within policy, but it led the city to update its use-of-force manual.

After 20 years, Arlington United Church pastor retires

Deena Jones has focused on helping the homeless and increasing diversity.

Mukilteo-Cinton ferry service slashed in half this Sunday

The Whidbey Island route will have one boat. Expect long lines. Stay home if it’s not essential.

Snohomish County not close to entering Phase 3, leaders say

COVID cases jumped this week. Officials are pleading with people to wear masks.

Longtime Herald columnist James McCusker dies at 82

He passed away June 21 after a fall weeks earlier. He had written for The Herald since the 1980s.

Woman’s body found in trunk in Marysville; son suspected

A man called 911, reporting that his brother killed their mother. An investigation is underway.

Free wood-chipping: Reduce fire risk, protect air quality

Instead of starting a bonfire, take your brush to one of three wood-chipping events.

Cloth face covers required. What to know

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

Solved: For 43 years, she was ‘Precious’ Jane Doe

She was murdered near Everett in 1977. Years of detective work finally revealed her name: Lisa Roberts, 17.

The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year

Twice the size of the existing casino, the new entertainment venue will replace an older facility.

2 timber harvests planned near Gold Bar recreation areas

The state will cut more than 400 acres next to Wallace Falls State Park and in the Reiter foothills.

Port makeover of old mill property loses $15.5 million grant

Key federal money was rescinded because of a technicality, the Port of Everett says, and it has reapplied.

Jetty Island ferry service canceled, another COVID casualty

People can still luxuriate on the sandy strip off Everett’s shores, just pack out what you bring.

Multiple vehicle crash closes Highway 526 Thursday evening

The collision resulted in multiple life-threatening injuries.

State continues work to clear unemployment benefit backlog

Over the past two weeks, the agency has been able to clear identity issues on 100,000 claims.

Young man drowns at Eagle Falls east of Index

While the weather has gotten warmer, rivers are still running high and cold.

Edmonds School Board cuts school resource officer contracts

All district high schools, except Lynnwood High, won’t have on-campus officers when students return.