Everett man hits patrol car in suspected DUI crash Saturday

The trooper involved sustained minor injuries in the collision at 32nd Street and Rucker Avenue.

Bert Erickson Field in the Delta Neighborhood in Everett.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Housing Authority considers 1,500 units for Baker Heights

The agency hasn’t made final plans for 10 acres previously slated for a university expansion.

Bert Erickson Field in the Delta Neighborhood in Everett.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Henry "Hank" Purchase (GoFundMe) 20210712

Support soars for adventurous 5-year-old boy felled by rock

Rebecca Grant says her son Hank, an “adaptable” and “motivated” child, is slowly recovering.

Henry "Hank" Purchase (GoFundMe) 20210712
Kameron M., 23, from South King County is all smiles at a press conference in Olympia, Wash., Friday, July 16, 2021, with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, after accepting a mock check for $1 million, which he won as part of a "Shot of a Lifetime" lottery open to all who got the COVID-19 vaccine. The motorcycle mechanic didn't know about the lottery but said he got his vaccine as soon as he could because he thought it was the right thing to do.  (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP)

Motorcycle mechanic wins $1 million vaccine lottery prize

Kameron M., a 23-year-old King County resident, claimed the state’s top reward.

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Kameron M., 23, from South King County is all smiles at a press conference in Olympia, Wash., Friday, July 16, 2021, with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, after accepting a mock check for $1 million, which he won as part of a "Shot of a Lifetime" lottery open to all who got the COVID-19 vaccine. The motorcycle mechanic didn't know about the lottery but said he got his vaccine as soon as he could because he thought it was the right thing to do.  (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP)

Charges: Argument over a wheelbarrow led to machete murder

Mark Abrahamson Jr., 31, of Arlington Heights, killed roommate Scotty Sass, 51, according to new charges.

Third man arrested in Bothell-area kidnapping, robbery, rape

The first two suspects were arrested last week and detectives are continuing to investigate.

Areas of the declared drought emergency are in orange. (Washington Department of Ecology) 20210714

Snohomish County is an oasis of sorts in Washington’s drought

An emergency was declared for much of the state. Snohomish County was spared, thanks to its reservoirs.

Areas of the declared drought emergency are in orange. (Washington Department of Ecology) 20210714
Community leaders and officials break ground at the Port of Everett's Norton Terminal at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site along the waterfront Thursday morning in Everett on July 15, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Legacy of pollution makes Everett port project ‘challenging’

The former Kimberly-Clark mill site is nearing the end of a complex cleanup, part of a $36 million terminal project.

Community leaders and officials break ground at the Port of Everett's Norton Terminal at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site along the waterfront Thursday morning in Everett on July 15, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Passenger critically injured Wednesday in Highway 99 crash

A northbound driver was passing on the right shoulder and rammed into a car turning left, south of Everett.

Federal Child Tax Credit payments are hitting bank accounts

Nearly all working families will automatically receive the money, with payments through December.

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Using a remote camera mounted on a long pole, technical rescue crews from the Everett and Seattle fire departments look at the monitor as they search inside a tunnel that was dug under the north-bound I-5 off ramp to Pacific Avenue on Thursday, after crews using a backhoe had dug farther back into the tunnel. 20210715

Search ends at 45-foot tunnel dug at I-5 exit in Everett

Firefighters feared someone might be hurt under collapsed dirt near Pacific Avenue. In the end, no one was found.

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Using a remote camera mounted on a long pole, technical rescue crews from the Everett and Seattle fire departments look at the monitor as they search inside a tunnel that was dug under the north-bound I-5 off ramp to Pacific Avenue on Thursday, after crews using a backhoe had dug farther back into the tunnel. 20210715
Public Health Essentials! (Snohomish Health District)

Reopening brings emotional triumphs and challenges

Public Health Essentials! A blog by the Snohomish Health District.

Public Health Essentials! (Snohomish Health District)
Essie Klopfenstine hands off one of her birthday presents Tuesday afternoon in Marysville on July 13, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After no-show party, a birthday parade helps heal a hurt

Drivers surprised an 8-year-old with gifts. “It’s just amazing what a community can do,” her Marysville mom said.

Essie Klopfenstine hands off one of her birthday presents Tuesday afternoon in Marysville on July 13, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Karen Sample with her daughter Erin take in the view on the Erinswood Trail. The 0.6-mile loop is an ADA-accessible companion trail to the Leovy Trail in Index on July 6, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

In Index, Erinswood Trail will be a place for everyone

Named after Erin Sample, who has cerebral palsy, it will become fully ADA-compliant.

Karen Sample with her daughter Erin take in the view on the Erinswood Trail. The 0.6-mile loop is an ADA-accessible companion trail to the Leovy Trail in Index on July 6, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Brian Read

Eviction lawyer booked into jail weeks after his disbarment

Brian Read, 45, of Freeland, pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular assault while under the influence.

Brian Read

Gunshots hit vehicle, cause short closure of I-5 in Lynnwood

A vehicle was struck by gunfire in the northbound lanes near 44th Avenue West, according to troopers.

The Monroe Correctional Complex on Friday, June 4, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

With fewer inmates, state prepares to close prison units

In Monroe, two minimum security units will shut down soon, followed by the Washington State Reformatory.

The Monroe Correctional Complex on Friday, June 4, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County voters' pamphlet (Snohomish County)

Ready, set, vote: Ballots for Aug. 3 primary go out Thursday

A half-million voters get a say in setting the field for three dozen races for local office.

Snohomish County voters' pamphlet (Snohomish County)

New deal: Edmonds teachers will now earn $68,965 to $124,658

The one-year contract extension was approved by the district’s Board of Directors on Tuesday.

Woman dies at Lynnwood Jail

The 47-year-old was found unresponsive at about 3 p.m. Tuesday.