High court tackles legality of Sound Transit car-tab fees

Taxpayers are suing to erase an increase in 2016 and to secure hundreds of million of dollars in refunds

Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

Alison Brynelson is Mukilteo’s new superintendent

After serving as deputy, she’ll take over when Marci Larsen retires Dec. 31.

Alison Brynelson will take over on Jan. 1 as superintendent of Mukilteo School District.

‘Unbelievable’ story of Lynnwood teen’s rape retold on Netflix

She told police she was sexually assaulted in her room. Detectives said she lied. She didn’t.

Overdose snapshot gives eye-opening look at addiction crisis

Most opioid overdoses happened at home, and synthetic drugs may be on the rise.

This state agency’s real estate deal would benefit schools

The Department of Natural Resources might swap 27 acres of trees for a commercial parcel in Arlington.

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Gunman guilty of shooting Everett motel guest 12 times

Harry Jones, 25, could face more than 31 years in prison for shooting the man at the Farwest Motel.

Lake Stevens not probing Public Works director’s DUI arrest

City administrator says Durpos was off duty when arrested despite driving from city-sponsored event.

Teachers quit over anti-gay policy at Christian high school

Several left King’s in Shoreline after administrators reaffirmed a doctrine of heterosexual-only marriage.

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Monroe School Board to consider moving district headquarters

The board is expected to vote later this month on signing a lease to move administrative offices.

An Everett business park is getting a big new tenant: Amazon

The company will open a new distribution center at the Port of Everett’s Riverside Business Park.

A Street Smarts reader wants the city of Everett to install a right-turn signal at the intersection of 112th Street SE and 7th Avenue SE. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

A lengthy signal saga continues at an Everett intersection

After making a helpful suggestion, a driver has waited years for change at 112th Street SE and 7th Avenue.

A Street Smarts reader wants the city of Everett to install a right-turn signal at the intersection of 112th Street SE and 7th Avenue SE. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

After fits, starts and stops, a courthouse redo takes shape

Snohomish County broke ground on the project in the summer of 2018 after years of bickering.

Camano Island’s newest park offers expanded waterfront access

The 167-acre Barnum Point County Park offers 2.5 miles of trails through forest and meadows.

Front Porch: Sept. 11 remembrance in Marysville

Join Marysville firefighters to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives.

Jack Kuna, 17, is a equipment manager for the Snohomish football and is this week’s Super Kid. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Snohomish High senior gets in the game from the sidelines

Jack Kuna, 17, brings the footballs to the field. “I’m always there to help them out.”

Jack Kuna, 17, is a equipment manager for the Snohomish football and is this week’s Super Kid. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes banking on beavers to bolster Snohomish River

Biologists with the tribes have relocated “nuisance” beavers to forest areas where they can thrive.

Car crashes into barrier, driver dies on I-5 in Lynnwood

The vehicle hit the concrete barrier then stopped in the roadway, where another car struck it.

Vasheti Quiros, executive director of the Snohomish County Music Project, is more than pleased with the former Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home facilities. The site on Everett’s Pacific Avenue is the nonprofit’s new home. Here, she shows a small room, circled by stained glass, used for drum circles and meditative activities. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Music therapy breathes life into former Everett funeral home

The Snohomish County Music Project moves downtown from what used to be a movie theater at the mall.

Vasheti Quiros, executive director of the Snohomish County Music Project, is more than pleased with the former Purdy & Walters with Cassidy Funeral Home facilities. The site on Everett’s Pacific Avenue is the nonprofit’s new home. Here, she shows a small room, circled by stained glass, used for drum circles and meditative activities. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

They voted but their ballots came in too late to be counted

Snohomish County rejected 1,271 ballots in the primary. It’s a problem in every corner of the state.