Driver who died in Mill Creek crash identified

Reed Baldwin reportedly crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a Ford Explorer. He was 22.

Armed citizens stand along First Street to protect businesses from possible looters on Monday, June 1, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Both sides cite armed crowd in Snohomish in gun-bill debate

Two Snohomish County lawmakers invoked the May incident in arguing for and against a gun ban at protests.

Armed citizens stand along First Street to protect businesses from possible looters on Monday, June 1, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A person fishes off a dock at Thornton A. Sullivan Park that boarders the private because along West Ibberson Drive on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

City scraps contested segment of Silver Lake trail in Everett

Ibberson Drive neighbors criticized the city for plans to put a trail through a shared private lot.

A person fishes off a dock at Thornton A. Sullivan Park that boarders the private because along West Ibberson Drive on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville firefighters Chris Burnette (left) and Chris Lytle (right) were part of the crew vaccinating people at the Arlington Airport on Wednesday. Marysville Fire District is part of the Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce working to get communities vaccinated. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 210331

COVID hospitalizations on the rise in Snohomish County

Health experts are pleading with people to continue to mask up as the race to vaccinate continues.

Marysville firefighters Chris Burnette (left) and Chris Lytle (right) were part of the crew vaccinating people at the Arlington Airport on Wednesday. Marysville Fire District is part of the Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce working to get communities vaccinated. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 210331

Man found dead outside Monroe shopping center is identified

The body of the Alaska man, 32, was discovered Tuesday morning, according to Monroe police.

The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Leaders want pledge that Everett light rail will be on time

Sound Transit faces rising costs. Talk of “hard decisions” has Snohomish County officials concerned.

The Lynnwood Link light rail extension breached the 25% milestone for construction in Mountlake Terrace shot on Wednesday December 16, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Marysville school leaders take heat over racist death threats

The district responded in a letter, saying the accused teens no longer have contact with their peers.

A rendering of a proposed NOAA Mukilteo Science Center that apparently won't be built. (Hensel Phelps, Perkins Will, and Rolluda Architects)

Last-ditch effort can’t save NOAA’s Mukilteo research center

Bids to build a new waterfront building came in way over budget, so the site’s future is up in the air.

A rendering of a proposed NOAA Mukilteo Science Center that apparently won't be built. (Hensel Phelps, Perkins Will, and Rolluda Architects)
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Biden may seek to house migrant children in Washington

Here’s what’s happening on Day 82 of the 2021 session of the Washington Legislature.

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State Senate passes first draft of $59 billion spending plan

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on its own similar plan Saturday.

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A man walks by a sign on the 25th Street pedestrian bridge on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The City of Everett posted the sign in response to an earlier sign that read "Reclaim America" which was removed by the city and replaced with a sign that reads "All are welcome in Everett, no place for hate."  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The City of Everett decries white nationalist propaganda

City leaders have countered a banner that was hung in support of Patriot Front, a Texas-based hate group.

A man walks by a sign on the 25th Street pedestrian bridge on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The City of Everett posted the sign in response to an earlier sign that read "Reclaim America" which was removed by the city and replaced with a sign that reads "All are welcome in Everett, no place for hate."  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Absorbents placed to contain oil in the stormwater pond outside Achilles USA, July 2018. (Washington State Department of Ecology)

Everett manufacturer settles oil spill fines for $222,000

Six geese, a snake and blue herons were covered in oil at a retention pond outside Achilles USA.

Absorbents placed to contain oil in the stormwater pond outside Achilles USA, July 2018. (Washington State Department of Ecology)
The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)

40 years of Sundays: Herald’s seen changes, mission remains

The newspaper’s first Sunday edition was published April 5, 1981, and this columnist was on the job.

The Herald's first Sunday edition, shown here on a microfilm viewer, was published April 5, 1981. (Julie Muhlstein)
Vehicles line up Wednesday at Arlington Municipal Airport, one of Snohomish County's public vaccination sites. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20210331

In 2 weeks, everyone 16 and older is eligible for a vaccine

With supply rising, Gov. Jay Inslee will open COVID-19 vaccinations to all starting April 15.

Vehicles line up Wednesday at Arlington Municipal Airport, one of Snohomish County's public vaccination sites. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20210331

Body found in Snohomish River identified

James Powers IV, 53, of Everett died of unknown causes.

Everett motorcyclist identified in fatal Friday night crash

Derek Cox, 38, died of blunt force injuries.

Everett driver identified in fatal shooting and crash

Everett driver identified in fatal shooting and crash

Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shaun Metz wears a mask with a slit in it so he can play the baritone during Haller Middle School band practice on Thursday, March 25, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Rishi Sharma checks levels in his camera before interviewing WWII combat veteran Frank Burns of Freeland last Saturday. Sharma travels the country interviewing WWII combat veterans for his oral history project and nonprofit, Heros of the Second World War.

Traveling interviewer records WWII vets on Whidbey Island

Rishi Sharma has met more than 1,100 World War II combat veterans to document their stories.

Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Rishi Sharma checks levels in his camera before interviewing WWII combat veteran Frank Burns of Freeland last Saturday. Sharma travels the country interviewing WWII combat veterans for his oral history project and nonprofit, Heros of the Second World War.
A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler flies over Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2020. The EA-18G has the capabilities to perform a wide range of enemy defense suppression missions with the latest electronic attack technology, jamming pods, and satellite communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz)

Growlers are getting upgrades at Naval Air Station Whidbey

The work is part of a five-year effort to improve the jamming capacity of the aircraft.

A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler flies over Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2020. The EA-18G has the capabilities to perform a wide range of enemy defense suppression missions with the latest electronic attack technology, jamming pods, and satellite communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz)