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Gallery: Carnival rides, dunk tank and more at annual Kla Ha Ya Days Festival

Carnival rides, circus performances, dunk tank, pie eating and more from Saturday, July 21.

 

Prep football preview: Northwest 2A Conference

Northwest 2A adopts a two-tiered format to fight competitive imbalance.

 

During the Everett Art Walk on Thursday, Laurie Povey Crawford (right) and Dottie Villesvik look at the large, east-facing stained-glass window with the interior lights turned down at First Presbyterian Church. The stained glass windows were created in 1910 by Povey Brothers Studio, where her great-grandfather, George Povey, worked with his brothers in Portland. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Stained glass windows offer glimpse of history, philanthropy

At Everett Art Walk, people hear from women whose ancestors were responsible for church’s treasures.

 

For tens of thousands, bad air is more than inconvenient

In Snohomish County as elsewhere, wildfire smoke poses a serious danger to people with lung ailments.

As Elaine Wilson, 74, steps out the door of her wool shop behind the main farmhouse, “Piglet,” a small black goat runs down the staircase where husband Dale, 75, is sitting. Elaine, retired after years as the Open Class Wool Superintendent at the Evergreen State Fair, is the 2018 honoree. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

The face of the fair has wild and woolly friends on her farm

This year’s Evergreen State Fair honoree has lifelong connection to Lowell-area land that’s her home.

As Elaine Wilson, 74, steps out the door of her wool shop behind the main farmhouse, “Piglet,” a small black goat runs down the staircase where husband Dale, 75, is sitting. Elaine, retired after years as the Open Class Wool Superintendent at the Evergreen State Fair, is the 2018 honoree. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Fires cancel tractor show in Monroe, burn trailer in Maltby

An antique tractor set up for the Sky Valley Stock and Antique Tractor Club festival was lost.

Mariners slugger Cano joins AquaSox for weekend home stand

Nearing the end of an 80-game suspension, he hit 3-4, including a homer, Thursday night in Everett.

Gallery: Summer Meltdown brings funk and fun to Darrington

From technicolor stages in the forest to big name headliners, the music festival is eclectic.

Summer Meltdown: Musical ecstasy in Darrington

Day One of the four-day music festival dazzles our reporter, a first-time visitor.

Quintin Hall, 8, (green T-shirt center) sits smiling as Kate Marquart, 8, (standing left), Alex Marquart, 11, (center) and Jonathan Marquart, 13, all watch Jack McGowan, 7, (left) and Max McGowan, 9, (right) peel open the wrapping on a going-away gift for Quintin. Along with his mom, Quintin is going home after an extended stay with the Marquart family while he had cancer treatment. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

In a fight for his life, 8-year-old gets to be a little boy

Woodway family shares their home and much more with Idaho child and his mom during cancer treatment.

Quintin Hall, 8, (green T-shirt center) sits smiling as Kate Marquart, 8, (standing left), Alex Marquart, 11, (center) and Jonathan Marquart, 13, all watch Jack McGowan, 7, (left) and Max McGowan, 9, (right) peel open the wrapping on a going-away gift for Quintin. Along with his mom, Quintin is going home after an extended stay with the Marquart family while he had cancer treatment. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Three dams, two lakes and mountains all around

See natural and man-made wonders on Seattle City Light’s Skagit Tours.

‘Crying’: Visitors reflect on ‘Americans Interned’ exhibit

Thousands have seen the artwork on the internment of Japanese-Americans at the Schack.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Arlington Fly-In

The 50th annual Arlington Fly-In is this weekend, July 6-8, at Arlington Municipal Airport.

A P-47 Thunderbolt (top) passes a P-40 Tomahawk during maneuvers at the 50th annual Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Airport on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Milissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann, 3, while Ashley Elledge, center, watches Lincoln Ballard, 3, swim in the water off of Jetty Island on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Milissa Simons, right, holds Jet Juliann, 3, while Ashley Elledge, center, watches Lincoln Ballard, 3, swim in the water off of Jetty Island on Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A trio in the lighting area at Boom City watches a shower of white-hot sparks from several fountains set off Tuesday just as darkness falls. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

It’s a blast when everyone gathers at Boom City

Just west of the Tulalip Resort Casino, a temporary fireworks market opens every summer.

A trio in the lighting area at Boom City watches a shower of white-hot sparks from several fountains set off Tuesday just as darkness falls. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
From his wheel chair, Isaiah Kobernik, 4, looks up happily as his parents, Gerad and Anastassia Kobernik and Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary lean over him after his dad pinned a shiny new Sheriff badge on his shirt following a presentation to him by Sheriff Trenary at the Snohomish County Courthouse, Tuesday. Isaiah has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which affects the motor nerve cells in the spinal chord. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

There’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s 4 years old

Isaiah Kobernik was sworn in for a day in a program dedicated to kids with serious illnesses.

From his wheel chair, Isaiah Kobernik, 4, looks up happily as his parents, Gerad and Anastassia Kobernik and Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary lean over him after his dad pinned a shiny new Sheriff badge on his shirt following a presentation to him by Sheriff Trenary at the Snohomish County Courthouse, Tuesday. Isaiah has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which affects the motor nerve cells in the spinal chord. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Brand-new track, permanent Camano home for Soap Box Derby

Races involving 73 cars are on Saturday at a converted ranch where striped pavement belongs to kids.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Herald Super Kid this week is Kamiak High School senior Kate Neumeister, who last year as a junior was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s 2017 Youth of the Year. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Kamiak senior is drawn to the compassionate side of nursing

The 2017 Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s Youth of the Year will attend Seattle University.

Herald Super Kid this week is Kamiak High School senior Kate Neumeister, who last year as a junior was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County’s 2017 Youth of the Year. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Judy Schneider-Wallace lost her first husband to suicide by gun. She is part of the Mukilteo/Lynnwood Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America group that will fly a large orange flag in Mukilteo through June 11, and who demonstrated Friday at an I-5 overpass and the Mukilteo Speedway in support of the “Wear Orange” movement to bring awareness to gun violence. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

For gun reform advocates, orange is the color of action

If you’re seeing orange this weekend, that’s the doing of Moms Demand Action.

Judy Schneider-Wallace lost her first husband to suicide by gun. She is part of the Mukilteo/Lynnwood Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America group that will fly a large orange flag in Mukilteo through June 11, and who demonstrated Friday at an I-5 overpass and the Mukilteo Speedway in support of the “Wear Orange” movement to bring awareness to gun violence. (Dan Bates / The Herald)