Athmar Al-Ghanim was named to Edmonds College Board of Trustees as a student trustee. (Edmonds College)

Edmonds College selects local student for trustee position

High school senior named Edmonds College student trustee Athmar Al-Ghanim, a senior at Edmonds-Woodway High School, was selected the student trustee for 2020-21 on the… Continue reading

Athmar Al-Ghanim was named to Edmonds College Board of Trustees as a student trustee. (Edmonds College)

Trio charged with murder in Langus Riverfront Park shooting

James Scannell was found in the driver’s seat of his car, dead, clutching fake and real money.

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Dissolutions Michael Corwin Perry vs. Bethany Rae Perry Christine Marie Davidson, now known as Baugh and Justin Joseph Davidson Jonathan Allen Hoover and Molly Helen… Continue reading

A couple takes the stairs near the Grand Avenue Park Bridge elevator on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  The elevator was out of service for a couple of days when the door was damaged between the evening of Sept. 18 and morning of Sept. 19. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Out of service: Grand Avenue Park Bridge elevator vandalized

It’s running again, but the damage will cost the city $1,200 to $1,500.

A couple takes the stairs near the Grand Avenue Park Bridge elevator on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  The elevator was out of service for a couple of days when the door was damaged between the evening of Sept. 18 and morning of Sept. 19. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Walt Gillette with his wife Saundra Cope at their home in Everett on October 2, 2020.  Walt was a lead engineer on the 787. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

787 will always be part of Everett story, lead engineer says

Walt Gillette and Saundra Cope are now Boeing retirees with focus on local arts, culture and children.

Walt Gillette with his wife Saundra Cope at their home in Everett on October 2, 2020.  Walt was a lead engineer on the 787. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dave Somers

Body cams, no major police defunding in Somers’ budget plan

Sheriff Adam Fortney applauded a proposal to reduce county law enforcement budget by just 3 percent.

Dave Somers
This photo shows a sign at the headquarters for Washington state's Employment Security Department Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington state's rush to get unemployment benefits to residents who lost jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak left it vulnerable to criminals who made off with hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent claims. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State still sifting through thousands of unemployment claims

The recent Lost Wages Assistance program pumped an extra $625 million to Washington’s unemployed.

This photo shows a sign at the headquarters for Washington state's Employment Security Department Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington state's rush to get unemployment benefits to residents who lost jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak left it vulnerable to criminals who made off with hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent claims. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Marysville woman charged with running over, killing husband

The charges say she changed her story, ultimately claiming she didn’t see her husband when she drove off.

Arlington man leads police on 30-mile chase in Lewis County

The vehicle was stolen two days before in Everett, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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A post shared to John Kartak's personal Facebook page.

Kartak apologizes for post promoting running over protesters

Snohomish Mayor John Kartak claimed he mistook the meaning of a meme about “peaceful protests.”

A post shared to John Kartak's personal Facebook page.

Man arguing about masks hit by car at Everett gas station

Another customer allegedly attacked him — shoving him into glass doors and hitting him with his car.

Looking west down First Street on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville opens new road to ease downtown congestion

The city’s First Street bypass opened Friday afternoon.

Looking west down First Street on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Edmonds woman killed in triple-shooting is identified

Thanh Vy Ly, 20, worked at the Boo Han Market, where three people were shot Tuesday.

Case count heat map shows Aug. 23 to Sept. 5. (Snohomish County Health District)

Snohomish County sees another uptick in COVID-19 cases

It’s too early to call it a third wave, but the numbers are cause for concern, Dr. Chris Spitters said.

Case count heat map shows Aug. 23 to Sept. 5. (Snohomish County Health District)
Founding member Janet Bacon pours champagne for Kit Massengale in a 2019 celebration of the formation of the new Snohomish County chapter of 100+ Women Who Care. Despite the pandemic, the group is ready to choose another organization to support. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

100 women and more pool money, keep giving despite COVID-19

“When we got the first money, I cried,” says food bank organizer. Group ready to pick next recipient.

Founding member Janet Bacon pours champagne for Kit Massengale in a 2019 celebration of the formation of the new Snohomish County chapter of 100+ Women Who Care. Despite the pandemic, the group is ready to choose another organization to support. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Top (L-R): Gov. Jay Inslee, Rep. Rick Larsen, Boeing CEO Stan Deal. Bottom (L-R): South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Rep. Suzan DelBene, Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union President Jon Holden.

Politicians react as Boeing’s Dreamliner plan is confirmed

Washington leaders are not happy. South Carolina thinks it’s great. Everett’s mayor said it’s a business decision.

Top (L-R): Gov. Jay Inslee, Rep. Rick Larsen, Boeing CEO Stan Deal. Bottom (L-R): South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Rep. Suzan DelBene, Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union President Jon Holden.
Sun Ho, owner of the Happy Tummy Grill near Boeing, talks about the loss of business after Boeing announced the future closing of the 787 line, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Everett, Washington. “If Boeing shuts down, I’m shut down too,” Ho said. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

For those who feed Boeing, it’s gone from bad to worse

First a pandemic, now the departure of the Dreamliner. Many Everett restaurants are struggling to survive.

Sun Ho, owner of the Happy Tummy Grill near Boeing, talks about the loss of business after Boeing announced the future closing of the 787 line, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Everett, Washington. “If Boeing shuts down, I’m shut down too,” Ho said. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Boeing 787's in various stages of assembly at Boeing's Everett Plant on April 29, 2017 in Everett. (The Boeing Co.)

A brief timeline of the Boeing 787

Here’s a look back at two decades of ups and downs for one of Boeing’s marquee airplanes.

Boeing 787's in various stages of assembly at Boeing's Everett Plant on April 29, 2017 in Everett. (The Boeing Co.)
Boeing workers walk to and from their cars during a shift change on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

It’s official: Everett to lose Boeing 787 line, 100s of jobs

Boeing confirmed Thursday it will move all production of the 787 Dreamliner to South Carolina.

Boeing workers walk to and from their cars during a shift change on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The moon rises over Everett, tinged yellow from high elevation smoke, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Morning fog a welcome relief from wildfire smoke

Some wildfire smoke rolled in with fog at high altitudes around Everett. Air quality is still considered good.

The moon rises over Everett, tinged yellow from high elevation smoke, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)