Washington gubernatorial candidates Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, left, and Loren Culp, a Republican, right, are shown on a monitor in a video control room at the studios of TVW, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Olympia, Wash., as they take part in a debate. Due to concerns over COVID-19, each candidate took part in the debate from individual rooms separate from moderators. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Inslee, Culp joust on COVID, climate, crime in feisty debate

In their only televised match-up, the two gubernatorial candidates differed on pretty much everything.

Washington gubernatorial candidates Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, left, and Loren Culp, a Republican, right, are shown on a monitor in a video control room at the studios of TVW, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Olympia, Wash., as they take part in a debate. Due to concerns over COVID-19, each candidate took part in the debate from individual rooms separate from moderators. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Watch the debate: Gov. Jay Inslee vs. challenger Loren Culp

The candidates for Washington governor faced off for the only time before the Nov. 3 election.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp
Mukilteo CARES for Businesses Grants logo (City of Mukilteo)

New pandemic relief grants for Mukilteo and rural businesses

A new round of small business grants are available in Mukilteo and rural areas.

Mukilteo CARES for Businesses Grants logo (City of Mukilteo)
A man died in a mobile home fire in Lynnwood Tuesday night. (South County Fire)

Lynnwood man dies in mobile home fire

Two other residents — a man and a woman — safely escaped.

A man died in a mobile home fire in Lynnwood Tuesday night. (South County Fire)
Jack, a missing kangaroo, was found in a Monroe carport Tuesday. (Monroe Police Department)

Missing baby kangaroo in Monroe has been found, police say

Authorities say the animal took off Tuesday morning after being let out of a van for nature’s call.

Jack, a missing kangaroo, was found in a Monroe carport Tuesday. (Monroe Police Department)
Everett Comics owner Charlie Knoedler and his wife Tracy talk with Everett Police Officers as they drop by to talk about the recent theft of a 4-foot tall Funko Batman Statue on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  The statue was stolen in a “smash and grab” early Sunday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Holy smithereens! Funko Batman heisted at Everett comic shop

Thieves shattered the window of Everett Comics in a smash and grab Sunday. Owner wants Batman back.

Everett Comics owner Charlie Knoedler and his wife Tracy talk with Everett Police Officers as they drop by to talk about the recent theft of a 4-foot tall Funko Batman Statue on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  The statue was stolen in a “smash and grab” early Sunday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Dean of Students Jeff Latta, center, helps a student through their online health questionnaire while Athletic Director Cassie Snell, left, checks a students temperature before the start of class at Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett-area high school starts bringing some students back

Archbishop Murphy High School has welcomed freshmen and sophomores back to campus, in small numbers.

Dean of Students Jeff Latta, center, helps a student through their online health questionnaire while Athletic Director Cassie Snell, left, checks a students temperature before the start of class at Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County COVID-19 case rate per 100,000 for 2-week rolling period (updated Mondays). (Snohomish County Health District)

Inslee loosens rules for bars, libraries and movie theaters

In Snohomish County, COVID cases are continuing to rise as leaders warn of a third wave.

Snohomish County COVID-19 case rate per 100,000 for 2-week rolling period (updated Mondays). (Snohomish County Health District)

Pedestrian, 67, injured in Monday night crash in Lynnwood

Police are asking for help tracking down the unidentified driver of the car that left the scene.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

After a busy summer, crews rescue 2 hikers on Saturday

A woman sustained a concussion and broken collarbone after falling more than 20 feet at Vesper Peak.

Water damage limits access to Darrington post office

Mail can be collected and retail transactions can be completed between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Jeff Clarke (Snohomish County Health District)

Top water district official resigned with hefty payout

Jeff Clarke’s early ‘retirement’ from Alderwood Water & Wastewater District was shrouded in secrecy.

Jeff Clarke (Snohomish County Health District)
Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Court: New trial in case of man who told police ‘Can’t breathe’

Cecil Lacy Jr. of Tulalip died in 2015 while in police custody.

Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)
Bruce and Marie Ferguson sit on a rail car set atop train tracks in their yard at home on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Snohomish, Washington.  The Ferguson's built in their home in 2007 to mimic a Northern Pacific train depot. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Home, sweet, depot: Train station pad yours for $1.2 million

The Snohomish house comes complete with tracks, speeder car and people looking in the window.

Bruce and Marie Ferguson sit on a rail car set atop train tracks in their yard at home on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Snohomish, Washington.  The Ferguson's built in their home in 2007 to mimic a Northern Pacific train depot. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing engineer appointed to Mill Creek City Council

Benjamin Briles was sworn in last week after former Mayor Pam Pruitt resigned mid-term in August.

County looks to fill 6 seats on Law and Justice Council

Officials seek applications from “underrepresented” communities. The deadline to apply is Friday.

Lynnwood man accused of assaulting son, age 10

The man, 28, was arrested Saturday for investigation of second-degree assault, court records show.

Two people ride along traffic on Hoyt Avenue on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Everett is preparing to close four road segments to through traffic as part of its Healthy Streets Program, one being Everett Avenue to 19th Street along Hoyt Avenue. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett ends Healthy Streets traffic closure, cars can return

The city initially planned to keep the restricted access until reaching phase four.

Two people ride along traffic on Hoyt Avenue on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Everett, Wa. Everett is preparing to close four road segments to through traffic as part of its Healthy Streets Program, one being Everett Avenue to 19th Street along Hoyt Avenue. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A toll? More lanes? Have your say on future U.S. 2 trestle

WSDOT wants to know what people think of the existing highway link and its eventual replacement.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)