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Tips street hockey tourney ‘a real family bonding experience’

Brandy Maychrzak lives in a hockey-obsessed household. The obsession revolves around her sons Ben (12 years old) and Zach (10), who have played in the… Continue reading

‘Litter Wranglers’ out in force, tidying up messy spots

When the crew started the morning’s work one day last week, the sidewalk along the Quil Ceda Creek bridge was layered in trash.… Continue reading

The ferry is running! How to enjoy Everett’s Jetty Island

Check out Splash! It’s our annual guide to summer fun It’s the Riviera of Puget Sound. Sandy beaches. Sparkling water. Total R&R. No cars or… Continue reading

New coffee shop in downtown Everett is getting rave reviews

Over the past month, Velton Ross, owner of Everett’s Velton Coffee Roasting Co., has seen a lot of chatter on social media from his industry… Continue reading

Couple faithfully renovating historic 1899 Bush House in Index

The Bush House stands, at age 118 a proud survivor, below the majestic granite of the Upper Town Wall in Index. Its paint is fresh,… Continue reading

Lynnwood High School track coach retires after 46 seasons

Duane Lewis was never shy about approaching students in the hallways of Lynnwood High School and encouraging them to join the track and… Continue reading

This EdCC graduate’s optimistic journey began in Syria

When Naji Ali described his “long, scary, worrisome and hard journey” to become a commencement speaker at Edmonds Community College, he was not… Continue reading

Pinball wizard from Mukilteo wins the world championship

Raymond Davidson is a pinball-playing machine. The 24-year-old from Mukilteo won the World Pinball Championship held June 3 in Copenhagen, Denmark. With that win, he… Continue reading

Everett elementary says goodbye to principal of 17 years

He didn’t just remember all 561 students’ names. He knew their stories. The same went for his staff. Monroe Elementary in south Everett… Continue reading

At Biringer, workers harvest strawberries on their bellies

Pickers dragged the solar-powered, wheeled white rovers into position straddling rows of nearly knee-high bushes laden with ripe strawberries. The workers at Biringer… Continue reading

Last call: Bartender retiring after more than 50 years on job

Sue Brauch entered the workforce 60 years ago, at 15, behind the counter of a Kress store soda fountain. At 76, she’s retiring this week… Continue reading

Gallery: Snohomish and Glacier Peak graduation ceremonies

Snohomish and Glacier Peak high schools of Snohomish held separate graduation ceremonies on Monday at Xfinity Arena in Everett.… Continue reading

Get your kids climbing at Paine Field’s aerial park this summer

Soon scores of children will stream out of local schools, head home and, as all parents know, promptly start climbing the walls. Here’s a tip:… Continue reading

Carrying forward on Father’s Day after a devastating loss

Three little redheaded superheroes climbed on their dad. They tussled over which one got to wear the Hulk Hands. When their turns came, they put… Continue reading

Beer tap handles mix art, creativity and plenty of marketing

Vote for your favorite tap handle at the bottom of this story Arlington’s Skookum Brewery uses a carved wooden bear claw. Bothell’s Decibel Brewing recycles… Continue reading

AquaSox center fielder Hernandez holds family above all else

The bonus money is nice. So is the recognition as the No. 6 prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization. But there is one… Continue reading

Archbishop Murphy baseball coach, player become teammates

Max Whitt was sitting at work when a familiar face walked into the car dealership looking for help. Everett Merchants coach Harold Pyatte wasn’t searching… Continue reading

There’s more to take in at Safeco Field than the Mariners

If baseball isn’t your bag, no problem. You can still join your friends at Seattle Mariners games. There’s a lot more than sports going on… Continue reading

Murphy’s Williams is The Herald’s Boys Soccer Player of the Year

Ninety-two goals, 46 assists, three consecutive state championships. Not a bad resume for a prep soccer star. For as gaudy of numbers as Archbishop Murphy… Continue reading

Lynnwood’s Morgan is The Herald’s Softball Player of the Year

With a record-breaking freshman campaign three years ago, Maddie Morgan set an incredibly high bar for herself to top. Yet each passing spring,… Continue reading