Snohomish County Public Works plans to shift the Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane this summer for possibly years to come because of its age and weight capacity. (Snohomish County Public Works)

County drops Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane near Stanwood

Deterioration of the bridge, built in 1933, prompted capacity and weight restrictions.

Snohomish County Public Works plans to shift the Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane this summer for possibly years to come because of its age and weight capacity. (Snohomish County Public Works)
Vaccine lottery promotional (Washington State Governor's Office)

Someone is about to win $1 million in state’s vaccine lottery

Check your phone: The final drawing is done and calls to winners are going out on Wednesday.

Vaccine lottery promotional (Washington State Governor's Office)

Trial delayed for Everett woman in case involving lawyer’s death

Shawna Reid is charged with lying to a grand jury investigating the killing of an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night on December 11, 2017. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

New center opens at Providence to serve vulnerable patients

The goal of the clinic is to provide in one place all the services patients might need.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night on December 11, 2017. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

River rescue: A breath away from being a drowning fatality

Ed Newsom was saved by his son and a friend, both 16, after he was swept underwater while tubing.

Arturo Salinas, 16, left, Ed Newsom, 63, and Johnryan Newsom, 16 were all together when Ed Newsom was pulled under a log while floating the Green River in Auburn where Arturo Salinas and Johnryan performed life saving measures to revive Ed Newsom. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Henry "Hank" Purchase (GoFundMe) 20210712

Boy, 6, in critical condition after falling rock hits him

He was flown from Index to a Seattle hospital Sunday after a rock from the Town Wall broke loose.

Henry "Hank" Purchase (GoFundMe) 20210712

Without a word, suspect allegedly stabbed man 13 times

He reportedly spit on an officer and said he stabbed the Marysville man. “And I’ll stab you, too,” he said.

Edmonds district and teachers agree on a short-term pact

The agreement will extend the current contract for a year and boost the pay of classroom instructors.

2 injured in suspected DUI crash on Highway 525 in Lynnwood

The driver who allegedly caused the crash was in custody.

Inslee signs compacts for sports betting in tribal casinos

Federal review is next. Wagering on pro and college sporting events could arrive in time for fall games.

Commercial center taking shape off Highway 9 in Lake Stevens

A bowling alley? Maybe. Potential tenants are showing interest and locals have their own wish list.

Cars headed north on Highway 9 line up south of the light at 30th Street on Friday, July 9, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

No quick solutions to Highway 9 commute through Snohomish

Some drivers try shortcuts that frustrate neighbors and add to the gridlock in the area.

Cars headed north on Highway 9 line up south of the light at 30th Street on Friday, July 9, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State makes low interest loans available to small businesses

The state Department of Commerce is partnering with financial institutions and community-based organizations.

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Two grads named EvCC distinguished alumni

Two grads named EvCC distinguished alumni Everett Community College has selected assistant principal Jennifer Reyes and former Camp Fire executive director David Surface as the… Continue reading

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Wil Peterson is a cashier at Fred Meyer in Everett, but won't receive the temporary $4 per hour hazard pay increase that many grocery workers in unincorporated Snohomish County will receive.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Geography defines who gets grocery hazard pay — and who doesn’t

The county required at least eight grocery stores to temporarily boost pay in unincorporated areas.

Wil Peterson is a cashier at Fred Meyer in Everett, but won't receive the temporary $4 per hour hazard pay increase that many grocery workers in unincorporated Snohomish County will receive.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cindy Buchan, 60, recently won a most-inspirational award in a weightlifting competition in Oregon, where she lifted 319 pounds. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘It’s my thing,’ says powerlifter, 60, who runs ice cream shop

With a lighthearted spirit, Cindy Buchan can deadlift over 300 pounds and is qualified for a world event.

Cindy Buchan, 60, recently won a most-inspirational award in a weightlifting competition in Oregon, where she lifted 319 pounds. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The new Amazon fulfillment center under construction along 172nd Street NE in Arlington, just south of Arlington Municipal Airport. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210708

Arlington and Marysville trade open space for local jobs

Light-industrial development is transforming the farms and fields where the two cities join.

The new Amazon fulfillment center under construction along 172nd Street NE in Arlington, just south of Arlington Municipal Airport. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210708

Arlington troop-support program prepares care packages

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 76 collected donations and filled 30 boxes to send overseas.

Jessica Ward runs a stacker at Hampton Mill on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 in Darrington, Wash. The mill is asking for more trees from Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Hampton Lumber makes big purchase for small-town Darrington

The town’s largest employer acquired 145,000 acres of timber land from Weyerhaeuser.

Jessica Ward runs a stacker at Hampton Mill on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 in Darrington, Wash. The mill is asking for more trees from Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens faces fine for alleged worker safety violations

A state agency says lack of training put Public Works employees at risk of injury and illnesses.