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EVENTS Culture night at EHS Everett High School hosts Culture Night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 13 at the school’s main gym at 2416… Continue reading

In Uniform

RESOURCES Northwest Veterans Museum: The Northwest Veterans Museum is located in the Wicker Building at Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Hours are 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Senators urge VA not to fumble expansion of caregiver benefits

“VA continues to miss deadlines and not get it right,” says Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.

  • Mar 11, 2019
Arlington students were recognized Feb. 28 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their schools. (Left to right): Dr. Chrys Sweeting, Arlington Public Schools Superintendent; Breoni Sylvester, Weston High School; Chloe Fochesato, Haller Middle School; Abril Hernandez, Arlington High School; Ava Iverson, Arlington High School; and Paul Ellis, Rotary Club of Arlington President. Not pictured: Jayden Rivera. (Arlington Public Schools)

Students recognized by Rotary Club of Arlington

Students recognized by Rotary Club of Arlington Five middle and high school students were recognized by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference… Continue reading

Arlington students were recognized Feb. 28 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their schools. (Left to right): Dr. Chrys Sweeting, Arlington Public Schools Superintendent; Breoni Sylvester, Weston High School; Chloe Fochesato, Haller Middle School; Abril Hernandez, Arlington High School; Ava Iverson, Arlington High School; and Paul Ellis, Rotary Club of Arlington President. Not pictured: Jayden Rivera. (Arlington Public Schools)

There’s no quiet time or age barriers in this play group

Old and young play together at Seniors & Sprouts. “It’s energizing … stimulating. It fills a void.”

One of three options for the location of a proposed learning resource center at Everett Community College, with the building on the east side of Broadway and the street spanned by a pedestrian bridge. (Everett Community College)

City asks state to fund design of Broadway pedestrian bridge

EvCC is adding buildings across the road and an overpass would make it safer and easier to get there.

One of three options for the location of a proposed learning resource center at Everett Community College, with the building on the east side of Broadway and the street spanned by a pedestrian bridge. (Everett Community College)

Walking ‘miracle’ killed in unsolved Marysville hit-and-run

Matthew Colson, 24, loved fishing, deadpan jokes and skateboarding. He died at the hospital.

‘The light rail is coming’: Link brings growth to Lynnwood

With about two dozen construction projects in the works, the city prepares for 17,000 new residents.

USS Shoup leaves Naval Station Everett for California

The destroyer had been stationed here longer than any of the other ships. It arrived in 2002.

Feds: Telemarketing ring in India ran scam through Gold Bar

VCare, which claims to be a tech company, helped swindle elderly victims nationwide, prosecutors say.

Author J.D. Howard, whose novel “The Pride of Monte Cristo” features Martin Comins,’ pours Irish whiskey Monday near a new grave marker for Comins, who died in 1913. The grave of the man known as the “Duke of Monte Cristo” had been unmarked for more than a century. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

From fictional Monte Cristo tale comes new marker on a grave

Local author helps memorialize Martin Comins, known as “Duke” of the mining boomtown in the 1890s.

Author J.D. Howard, whose novel “The Pride of Monte Cristo” features Martin Comins,’ pours Irish whiskey Monday near a new grave marker for Comins, who died in 1913. The grave of the man known as the “Duke of Monte Cristo” had been unmarked for more than a century. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

How local lawmakers voted in the Legislature this week

House House Bill 1638, promoting immunity against vaccine-preventable diseases. Passed the House on March 5, 57-40, one member excused. Under current law a child is… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2019

Sightseers under Clinton dock halt Mukilteo ferry route

Police say the two people, one in a row boat and one in a canoe, had “no ill intentions.”

Photos of the week

Herald photographers cover Snohomish County

Navy paying about $2.6 million for new Coupeville water plant

The system will eliminate detectable traces of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.

Bon voyage, Mystic Sea

After nearly 30 years of providing whale and wildlife tours, Monte and Cindy Hughes “pass the torch”

Marysville’s Poochapalooza canceled due to lack of volunteers

The event draws about 4,000 people each year to give them and their dogs a fun day out.

Senate votes to extend firearm protection orders to minors

It would expand the law 2016 limits access to guns by individuals identified as high risks.

  • Mar 9, 2019

State pays $3M to settle lawsuit over deaths on Highway 522

The plaintiffs represent the families of three people who were killed in a head-on crash in 2014.

Cold case draws to close as pair sentenced in 2005 shooting

Saravouth Sun and Youthy Chim were there the day Jesse Williams died.