We couldn’t find the source of that smell in north Everett

On “Herald Headlines,” meet the reporter who followed her nose but failed to solve the mystery.

His murder conviction was tossed out. Now he’s back on trial

Encarnacion Salas again claims he acted in self-defense in the death of Jesse Cardenas Lopez.

Tentative opioid settlement: Not all plaintiffs are on board

It wasn’t immediately clear whether Snohomish County governments support the terms in a massive lawsuit.

Alleged purse-snatching try leaves victim with broken arm

The woman, 63, was walking in downtown Everett at lunchtime. The suspect was charged with assault.

Signs have popped up in the Port Gardner neighborhood against a proposal by the Everett School District and Housing Hope to build affordable housing on a playfield on Norton Avenue. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Meeting tonight on a controversial Port Gardner housing plan

Housing Hope is partnering with the Everett School District to build 34 low- to moderate-income units.

Signs have popped up in the Port Gardner neighborhood against a proposal by the Everett School District and Housing Hope to build affordable housing on a playfield on Norton Avenue. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Gallery: Seattle Storm survive elimination WNBA playoff game

The Seattle Storm beat Minnesota 84-74, in their first playoff game at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Stench wrinkles noses in some north Everett neighborhoods

There are several theories as to what’s causing the smell, but the exact source remains unknown.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

Front Porch: Live storytime at the Kiddie Academy

EVENTS Live storytime Storybook characters Curious George and Pinkalicious will visit a free children’s reading event at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kiddie Academy of… Continue reading

Inslee passes up a chance to confront corporate ‘blackmail’

The governor skipped a meeting about tax breaks he said Boeing squeezed out of the state.

Giant pumpkin gained 60 pounds per night during growth spurt

The Whidbey Island gardener’s half-ton gourd, named “Gertrude,” has been receiving visitors.

Carbon monoxide sends 5 people in Mukilteo to hospital

Three Mukilteo firefighters were treated and released, while the others likely remain hospitalized.

Bothell man’s bit role led to arrests in drug smuggling ring

He got a speeding ticket in California. Now he’s facing life in prison.

Routines were ruined Tuesday after north Everett downpour

Heavy rain Monday caused houses to flood and Everett High School to close. Class resumes Wednesday.

Arlington firefighter Aaron Boede, 30 (left), and acting Capt. Greg Koontz with a steel beam that was recovered from ground zero after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A memorial display at Arlington’s Fire Station 46 is visible from the street and open to the public. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Firefighters help today’s kids understand the meaning of 9/11

In Arlington, students can see and touch a 13-foot steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center.

Arlington firefighter Aaron Boede, 30 (left), and acting Capt. Greg Koontz with a steel beam that was recovered from ground zero after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. A memorial display at Arlington’s Fire Station 46 is visible from the street and open to the public. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Accidental self-inflicted gunshot killed boy near Lynnwood

Detectives were still investigating how Zae’Shaun Easton, 15, obtained the gun that killed him.

Front Porch

EVENTS Oso Salmon Bake The Oso Fire Department will host a salmon bake and auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the fire station… Continue reading

Man who died in wrong-way crash near Lynnwood is identified

The 26-year-old from Snohomish crashed into a concrete barrier on I-5 Sunday morning.

Bev’s auto tabs: 45 years, 400 square feet, 3 windows, no a/c

Bev’s granddaughter is moving into the 21st century and a bigger space. But it’ll always be Bev’s place.

17th century cannon found in storage unit by Whidbey picker

The Southeast Asian swivel rail gun was common from the 1600s through the early 1860s.