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John Miller, congressman, author activist, has died

He was known for his dedication to the marine industry, energy and human rights.

 

When it comes to majorities, Democrats must use them or lose them

Some hope that a Democratic victory in the Senate race will spur a bipartisan Hirst compromise.

 

The state gets an earful on legalizing home-grown marijuana

At a hearing in Olympia, regulators took comments from the public. They will report to lawmakers.

 

Overheard on the police beat

“This other guy, is he pretty unshaven?” “Last time he was arrested, actually like two times ago, he had a sandwich baggy of meth on… Continue reading

Pedestrian killed south of Everett

A pedestrian died Friday morning after being struck by… Continue reading

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department… Continue reading

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963) Mrs. E.J. Schott, Snohomish resident for 65 years, celebrated her 103rd birthday with family and friends yesterday. When asked her secret… Continue reading

Washington Territory was created 160 years ago

One hundred and sixty years ago Saturday, President Millard Fillmore signed an act creating the Washington Territory, what would eventually become the 42nd state. Before… Continue reading

Police investigate estranged husband in woman’s death

The day a Bothell woman was found slain, police reportedly found unused latex gloves, masking tape and disposable fabric coveralls in her estranged… Continue reading

Pickup strikes, kills pedestrian south of Everett

A pedestrian died Friday morning after being struck by a pickup truck near Highway 99 and Admiralty Way on Airport Road, south of… Continue reading

Farming workshop focuses on seed selection

A workshop on vegetable seed selection and saving will be led by a Northwest expert from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 20 in McCollum… Continue reading

Around Snohomish, Island counties

Camano: Class on living with chronic illness Learn healthy ways to live with chronic illness at a free six-week class hosted by the Camano Center,… Continue reading

Police nab 2 suspected scrap metal thieves

Two suspected scrap metal thieves were behind bars Thursday after inglorious arrests. The first was taken into custody after having his hands and… Continue reading

Seattle man gets 26 years for slaying

The Seattle man accused of gunning down a Mount Vernon teen was sentenced Thursday to nearly 26 years in prison. Fernando Mendoza, 18,… Continue reading

The Garage in Everett is indoor haven for skaters

Sunny spring days are just about here, but Jordan Sanchez doesn’t mind rainstorms. He’s about to open an indoor skateboarding venue, The Garage. He and… Continue reading

Charges filed in fatal Marysville hit-and-run

An employee at a Marysville bar offered to call Terrence Olesen a taxi, but the Everett man allegedly refused and got behind the… Continue reading

Front Porch: Herald writers talk about Reardon reporting

Reardon topic of talk A radio interview about The Herald’s recent reporting on Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon is set to air from 4 to… Continue reading

Charges filed in stabbing death of Marysville man, 82

Prosecutors don’t believe the killing of a Marysville man was motivated by his criminal past. Instead, evidence indicates that Arthur Schroeder, 82, was… Continue reading

Roll Call: Legislature

HOUSE House Bill 1044, Engrossed House Bill 1044: Mandatory health plan coverage for voluntary abortions. Passed the House on Feb. 22 by a vote of… Continue reading

Everett driver arrested after man injured in 2nd of 2 wrecks

An Everett man with a suspended driver’s license was arrested Thursday for investigation of vehicular assault after allegedly racing away from one crash… Continue reading