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Some of what was recovered pictured above: guns, body armor plates, clear plastic bags with fentanyl and yellow envelopes with heroin.

Lynnwood man sentenced to 10 years for fentanyl operation

Jose Casablanca had enough fentanyl to make over a million pills, an undercover investigation found.

Some of what was recovered pictured above: guns, body armor plates, clear plastic bags with fentanyl and yellow envelopes with heroin.
Heather Van Slageren waits for a Community Transit bus to Stanwood at the Lynnwood Transit Center on September 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Heather Van Slageren waits for a Community Transit bus to Stanwood at the Lynnwood Transit Center on September 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds woman who died in car crash is identified

Molly Lally, 34, was driving near Lynnwood when another car collided with hers.

Rendering of the proposed Community Justice Center, which would house a new jail, a misdemeanor court and the police department. (City of Lynnwood)

New plan: Lynnwood jail could include a mental health wing

The jail portion of the Community Justice Center would have 84 beds, down from 110 in the original proposal.

Rendering of the proposed Community Justice Center, which would house a new jail, a misdemeanor court and the police department. (City of Lynnwood)

Woman, 34, dies in three-car crash near Lynnwood

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the collision on 164th Street.

Four people were injured in a suspected DUI collision Saturday night on Highway 99 near Lynnwood. (Washington State Patrol)

Four people injured in suspected DUI crash near Lynnwood

A driver allegedly crossed the median and crashed head-on into a minivan on Highway 99.

Four people were injured in a suspected DUI collision Saturday night on Highway 99 near Lynnwood. (Washington State Patrol)
"Denouement" by Christopher "Siege" James

Exhibit in Lynnwood covers artist’s 30 years of creativity

“Siege: An American Painter” at the Lynnwood Convention Center gallery documents the artistic development of Christopher “Siege” James.

"Denouement" by Christopher "Siege" James

Everett man dies, 6 hurt in T-bone crash near Lynnwood

The man, 58, died at the scene on 28th Avenue W late Tuesday.

A burned black bear cub receives care at PAWS. (PAWS)

These burned bear cubs are among the casualties of wildfires

In a first, PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood is caring for three severely burned young black bears.

A burned black bear cub receives care at PAWS. (PAWS)
The new Amazon fulfillment center under construction along 172nd Street NE in Arlington, just south of Arlington Municipal Airport. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210708

5 big transportation developments in 2021 to keep us rolling

New bus routes, toll lanes and highway upgrades: Here are the region’s top pending transportation projects.

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

Everett lawyer suspended for financial misconduct

Paul Novack, 63, took “very little responsibility” managing his finances, according to the state bar association.

Leigh Spruce gets off of Everett Para Transit at the Everett Mall on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

People with disabilities demand better sidewalks, transit

An initiative challenges elected officials to a week without driving in Snohomish County and elsewhere.

Leigh Spruce gets off of Everett Para Transit at the Everett Mall on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Residents move out of an apartment Wednesday afternoon in the Whispering Pines Complex in Lynnwood on August 25, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Despite promises, Whispering Pines tenants feel abandoned

Money was meant to help renters at the low-income apartments. Some still haven’t gotten it.

Residents move out of an apartment Wednesday afternoon in the Whispering Pines Complex in Lynnwood on August 25, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Lynnwood sidewalk

The woman was walking along Highway 99. The driver stayed at the scene and was not arrested.

The construction site of the light rail station at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Thursday at August 5, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Light rail work to close I-5 north through Mountlake Terrace

The overnight closure is set for Friday evening until Saturday morning, detouring to Highway 104.

The construction site of the light rail station at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Thursday at August 5, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
In this Aug. 22, 20121, image provided by the U.S. Air Force, service members prepare to board evacuees onto a C-17 Globemaster lll on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Department of Defense is committed to supporting the U.S. State Department in the departure of U.S. and allied civilian personnel from Afghanistan, and to evacuate Afghan allies to safety. (Airman 1st Class Kylie Barrow/U.S. Air Force via AP)

County expects 1,200 Afghans to settle here in coming months

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers called the effort to help them a “moral obligation.”

In this Aug. 22, 20121, image provided by the U.S. Air Force, service members prepare to board evacuees onto a C-17 Globemaster lll on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Department of Defense is committed to supporting the U.S. State Department in the departure of U.S. and allied civilian personnel from Afghanistan, and to evacuate Afghan allies to safety. (Airman 1st Class Kylie Barrow/U.S. Air Force via AP)
Collin Irons appears at an Everett District Court bail hearing Monday afternoon. (Ellen Dennis / The Herald) 20210823

$1 million bail set for man accused of shooting at a deputy

After fleeing, Collin Irons, 30, was arrested Friday for investigation of first-degree assault.

Collin Irons appears at an Everett District Court bail hearing Monday afternoon. (Ellen Dennis / The Herald) 20210823
Whispering Pines Apartments complex which is slated to be demolished in October but must be vacated on August 31. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

$100K to help Whispering Pines tenants, but how?

It’s unclear who’s getting help, despite a possibly game-changing grant to relocate Lynnwood residents.

Whispering Pines Apartments complex which is slated to be demolished in October but must be vacated on August 31. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Second toll lanes coming to I-405 between Highways 522, 527

At the same time the highway gets expanded, Sound Transit is developing bus rapid transit lines.

Traffic moves along I-405 between Highway 522 and Highway 527 where WSDOT received the approval to build a second express toll lane on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Bothell, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Drew James, an veteran who was was among the U.S. Army’s first 10,000 soldiers with boots on the ground in Afghanistan, at the VFW Post 2100 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Out of war-ending chaos comes a wave of new Americans

A newly arrived Afghan immigrant and U.S. veterans of the war there are anxiously watching developments.

Drew James, an veteran who was was among the U.S. Army’s first 10,000 soldiers with boots on the ground in Afghanistan, at the VFW Post 2100 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)