Roundup: Fire districts to merge, incumbents are prevailing

Two ex-Lynnwood councilmen will likely vie for one seat as two current members prepare to face off.

Police seek tips after woman attacked at Alderwood Mall

A woman in her 70s was leaving the Nordstrom’s Sunday afternoon when a woman struck her in the face.

It works! State election system debuts without feared drama

And a new law allowing folks to register and vote on Election Day didn’t get a ton of takers.

Gregerson, Dunn lead Dems in crowded County Council race

Republican Anna Rohrbough hoped to carry strong primary-night momentum into November.

Former mayor first among leaders in Mukilteo council races

Peter Zieve, a controversial aerospace executive, was second in one race and is likely to advance.

Nelson and Tibbott snag top spots in Edmonds mayoral race

After combining for nearly 75%, the two city councilmen are likely to face-off in November.

Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash with SUV in Arlington

Highway 531 was closed between 51st Avenue NE and 59th Avenue NE for the collision investigation.

Lynnwood woman hit by vehicle on Highway 99 near Everett

She had serious injuries and the driver was arrested for investigation of vehicular assault.

Walk-on passengers disembark from the ferry Suquamish at the Mukilteo ferry dock on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Washington State Transportation Commissioners on Tuesday approved all of the proposed ferry rate increases for passengers and cars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald )

That ride on the ferry is going to cost more — and then more

All proposed fare increases were approved. The pilot “Good to Go!” sticker for tolls is also a go.

Walk-on passengers disembark from the ferry Suquamish at the Mukilteo ferry dock on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Washington State Transportation Commissioners on Tuesday approved all of the proposed ferry rate increases for passengers and cars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald )

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Mill Creek massage worker charged with indecent liberties

Police are looking for more women who may have been sexually assaulted by the defendant.

Instant primary election analysis by Jerry Cornfield

Our political writer discusses what he sees in the early returns of the Aug. 6, 2019, primary election.

Gallery: Day 3 and 4 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

The Polish Ambassador and Gramatik headlined day three and GJones and Tipper closed out the weekend.

Police: Man grabs teen girl at Arlington park in rape attempt

He planned to take her into the bathroom and have “some sexual fun,” according to court papers.

Most of the time Highway 526 flows smoothly, says the state Department of Transportation, but during Boeing shift releases congestion builds. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Lots at stake for commuters, neighbors with Highway 526 plan

The state aims to release a design for the corridor this fall, with work starting in 2021 or 2022.

Most of the time Highway 526 flows smoothly, says the state Department of Transportation, but during Boeing shift releases congestion builds. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

In Everett, Sen. Murray touts new bill to union leaders

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act aims to boost collective bargaining.

Mom-and-pop shop hits the jackpot for selling a $12M ticket

When a player wins Lotto, the retailer also wins — in this case $122,000 for the little Brier Grocery.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup in Everett. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

Relief for drivers: No more weekend closures of US 2 trestle

Crews were able to finish major work ahead of schedule. Overnight lane reductions are still to come.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup in Everett. (Andy Bronson / Herald file)

McDuffy’s tenure as leader of Edmonds schools to end in 2020

After nearly 40 years in education, the superintendent says she’ll retire after the next school year.

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