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Country singer Chelsey Ann's single "She is Brave" will be released on May 28. (Mixed Media)

She found her voice while recovering from mental illness

Arlington native Chelsey Kucera records a new song about her lifelong struggle with anxiety and depression.

Country singer Chelsey Ann's single "She is Brave" will be released on May 28. (Mixed Media)
Libby Reed loosens soil with a broadfork at Orange Star Farm on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

By necessity, local farmers grow resilient to climate change

Snohomish County’s diverse agricultural community is learning to survive a bushel of challenges.

Libby Reed loosens soil with a broadfork at Orange Star Farm on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ arrested in Capitol siege

Daniel Lyons Scott was “one of the first” to push into U.S. Capitol police lines on Jan. 6, according to the FBI.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.
NorthPoint Development plans to construct nine industrial buildings at this site at the Cascade Industrial Center. (City of Marysville) 20210518

9 massive buildings planned at Cascade Industrial Center

NorthPoint Development plans to invest $400 million, and then some, in a business park that spans Marysville and Arlington.

NorthPoint Development plans to construct nine industrial buildings at this site at the Cascade Industrial Center. (City of Marysville) 20210518
Ron Detrick teaches his geometry class Wednesday morning at Lakewood Middle School in Marysville on May 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For real, these Lakewood pupils are back in class full time

Elementary and middle school students are getting in-person instruction five days a week.

Ron Detrick teaches his geometry class Wednesday morning at Lakewood Middle School in Marysville on May 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jeffrey Phebus is sentenced to over 31 years in prison for the murder of his wife Rebecca Phebus, on Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘No words’: Arlington man sentenced for killing wife at work

Jeffery Phebus, 61, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. He was sentenced to 31⅔ years in prison Monday.

Jeffrey Phebus is sentenced to over 31 years in prison for the murder of his wife Rebecca Phebus, on Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington police arrest robber accused of three armed heists

The 27-year-old man is under investigation for robbing a gas station, a hotel and a Little Caesars Pizza.

Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum is reopening

Visiting the museum will require following protocols for masks and social distancing.

Mount Vernon man hospitalized after hit-and-run near Arlington

The collision happened Tuesday evening on Highway 9 near 256th Street NE.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County could fall back to Phase 2, officials warn

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise as more-contagious variants spread here.

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with Marysville firefighters Luis Cruz, left, and Chris Brunett, right, about being vaccinators at the mass COVID-19 vaccination site on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Drink This: Raise a pint to breweries that survived COVID-19

The Herald’s beer aficionado enjoyed a beer crawl from Everett’s At Large Brewing to 5 Rights in Marysville.

The beer is flowing again at Snohomish County breweries as COVID-19 restrictions ease. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
Firefighters kept a wildfire in the Grandview area northeast of Arlington from growing beyond the 1.5 acres it torched Sunday afternoon. (North County Fire/EMS)

Brush fire near Arlington scorches grass and shrubs

The fire reached about 1.5 acres Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters kept a wildfire in the Grandview area northeast of Arlington from growing beyond the 1.5 acres it torched Sunday afternoon. (North County Fire/EMS)
Drivers go around a roundabout at 204th Street NE and 77th Avenue NE on Monday, April 12, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

As Amazon moves in, Arlington’s roads are already strained

The city and state are spending millions to improve traffic flow with more lanes and roundabouts.

Drivers go around a roundabout at 204th Street NE and 77th Avenue NE on Monday, April 12, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Father who fled state with 3 sons arrested in New Mexico

Richard Burke reportedly didn’t trust masks or vaccines. He was charged with custodial interference.

Richard John Burke

Charges: Citing COVID conspiracies, man fled with his 3 sons

Richard Burke left the state. “The Burke boys will be living on our own,” he wrote his ex-wife. He is now in custody.

Richard John Burke
Ivan Maik, 78, was shot to death outside a kidney dialysis center around 5 a.m. on April 10 in Arlington. (Courtesy of family) 20210414

Arlington gunfire victim, 78, was Marine who led simple life

Ivan Maik, of Granite Falls, was waiting for a dialysis appointment Saturday. The suspect remains at large.

Ivan Maik, 78, was shot to death outside a kidney dialysis center around 5 a.m. on April 10 in Arlington. (Courtesy of family) 20210414
Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Stilly River bridge work to jam I-5 traffic near Arlington

The southbound bridge is expected to be closed for five months during preservation work.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Police: Man shot in head outside Arlington dialysis clinic

He was dead at the scene. No suspects have been arrested. Police are asking for help.

Coho salmon fry from the Stillaguamish Tribe Salmon Hatchery at Harvey Creek on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A tall task: Finding common ground in region’s floodplains

Tribes, farmers, cities and other groups make some headway in the Stillaguamish River Basin.

Coho salmon fry from the Stillaguamish Tribe Salmon Hatchery at Harvey Creek on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Project Roxy is a proposed 2.8 million square foot distribution center that would be built on a 75-acre parcel at the Cascade Industrial Center. The rendering depicts the proposed project at 4620 172nd Street in Arlington from a northwest perspective.

1,000 jobs: Amazon to open distribution center in Arlington

The company is the tenant behind Project Roxy, a $355 million building at the Cascade Industrial Center.

Project Roxy is a proposed 2.8 million square foot distribution center that would be built on a 75-acre parcel at the Cascade Industrial Center. The rendering depicts the proposed project at 4620 172nd Street in Arlington from a northwest perspective.