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Arlington’s Emme Shaffer reacts to scoring point during the game against Stanwood on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington beats Stanwood in rivalry matchup

The Eagles earn a 3-1 win over the Spartans in the volleyball edition of the Stilly Cup.

Arlington’s Emme Shaffer reacts to scoring point during the game against Stanwood on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood volleyball sweeps Jackson

The Royals use a balanced effort and stay perfect on the season with a 3-0 victory.

Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Nalu Akiona returns the ball against Snohomish on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Snohomish edges E-W in boys tennis match

The Panthers ride three wins in singles play to a hard-fought 4-3 win over the Warriors.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Nalu Akiona returns the ball against Snohomish on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish junior Grace Andrews takes a victory in the 100 yard butterfly during an early season meet between Snohomish and Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish junior Grace Andrews takes a victory in the 100 yard butterfly during an early season meet between Snohomish and Lake Stevens on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Monroe’s Sydney Garner celebrates her second goal with her teammates during the game Everett on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Monroe’s Sydney Garner celebrates her second goal with her teammates during the game Everett on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A parent walks their children to class at Whittier Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Community in the classroom’: Everett kicks off school year

Students at Whittier Elementary filled the basketball court with laughter and excitement Wednesday for their first day of school.

A parent walks their children to class at Whittier Elementary on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Chrisvin Bonshe (1) slips past the defense during a game against Snohomish on Sept, 1, 2023, at Snohomish High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)
Glacier Peak's Chrisvin Bonshe (1) slips past the defense during a game against Snohomish on Sept, 1, 2023, at Snohomish High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)

Seattle Storm lose to Chicago Sky, eliminated from playoff contention

After a back-and-forth game with the Chicago, the Seattle Storm lose 90-85.

The All-Star Stunt Dog Show puts on a display before a large and enthusiastic crowd during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, August 24, 2023, in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

At Evergreen State Fair, try the deep-fried Oreos

Rides include ferris wheels and tilt-a-whirls. Vendors are selling deep fried oreos, Korean BBQ, shaved ice and other popular fairground treats.

The All-Star Stunt Dog Show puts on a display before a large and enthusiastic crowd during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, August 24, 2023, in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett All Star Gabriel Ortiz rounds third and heads home to put his team up against Lake Stevens during a 12u Little League matchup on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Little leaguers hit diamond in Everett

The baseball All-Star teams for Everett LL and others gather for a slew of district tournament games at Phil Johnson Ballfields.

Everett All Star Gabriel Ortiz rounds third and heads home to put his team up against Lake Stevens during a 12u Little League matchup on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Fallen soldiers are remembered during the Fourth of July parade in downtown Everett, Washington, on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Everett’s Fourth of July parade returns for the first time since 2020

The parade featured 62 entries, and was the result of community members who took over the event from city officials.

Fallen soldiers are remembered during the Fourth of July parade in downtown Everett, Washington, on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird’s (10) retirement banner is hung after a WNBA basketball game in Seattle, Washington on Sunday, June 11, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Storm fall to Mystics, rally around legacy of Sue Bird

After a nail-bighter of a game, the Seattle community ended on a high note

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird’s (10) retirement banner is hung after a WNBA basketball game in Seattle, Washington on Sunday, June 11, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Jake Iverson, 23, rides during the ranch saddle bronc event during the Timberbowl Rodeo in Darrington, Washington on Saturday, June 24, 2023. The horse broke its leg and was evacuated from the ring for the vet. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Timberbowl Rodeo 2023

Darrington locals and Washingtonians gathered Saturday night to watch individuals compete in events from cow milking to bull riding.

Jake Iverson, 23, rides during the ranch saddle bronc event during the Timberbowl Rodeo in Darrington, Washington on Saturday, June 24, 2023. The horse broke its leg and was evacuated from the ring for the vet. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Destinee Harris performs while representing the islands of Fiji and Tonga during World Refugee Day at Everett Community College on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Open door policy’: Snohomish County celebrates World Refugee Day

Colorful traditional clothing, dance and food were part of the celebration Tuesday at Everett Community College.

Destinee Harris performs while representing the islands of Fiji and Tonga during World Refugee Day at Everett Community College on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Scenes from the Jackson High School graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington, on Saturday, June 17, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Graduation Day: Seniors in Everett celebrate with 3 separate ceremonies

Over 1,200 seniors from Everett, Jackson and Cascade high schools hold commencement exercises at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Scenes from the Jackson High School graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington, on Saturday, June 17, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Scenes from the Jackson High School graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds in Everett, Washington on Saturday, June 17, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson and Everett High Students Graduate

On Saturday, 1,200 students from three Everett high schools celebrated graduation.

Scenes from the Jackson High School graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds in Everett, Washington on Saturday, June 17, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Cutwater Archaeology’s Nathaniel Howe analyzes the collapsed stern of the Equator on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, while drawing reconstructed diagrams of the vessel during a two-week survey at its resting place in Everett, Washington. Howe joined the project as a collaborator with the staff and students form Texas A&M. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Before it’s gone, archaeologists dig into Everett’s decaying ship Equator

The Port of Everett plans to dismantle the schooner with rich history, built in 1888. Some of its timber could be used in public art.

Cutwater Archaeology’s Nathaniel Howe analyzes the collapsed stern of the Equator on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, while drawing reconstructed diagrams of the vessel during a two-week survey at its resting place in Everett, Washington. Howe joined the project as a collaborator with the staff and students form Texas A&M. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Dolly Hunnicutt holds onto a metal raccoon cutout while looking through metal wildflowers at the Freeborn Metal Art booth during the first day of Sorticulture on Friday, June 9, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sorticulture brings gardening galore, fun by the bushel at 130 booths

“Every year there’s something different to see,” one attendee said at the opening of the three-day festival in downtown Everett.

Dolly Hunnicutt holds onto a metal raccoon cutout while looking through metal wildflowers at the Freeborn Metal Art booth during the first day of Sorticulture on Friday, June 9, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
People begin marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Snohomish hosts first official Pride celebration

Scenes from the parade and other events celebrating LGBTQIA culture and people in downtown Snohomish.

People begin marching down First Street with a giant balloon “PRIDE” during Snohomish’s inaugural Pride celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in downtown Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A child gets some assistance dancing during Narrow Tarot’s set on the opening night of Fisherman’s Village on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Lucky Dime in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival takes over downtown Everett

The festival features more than 40 local and national acts over three days: “If I go to a show, this is what I want to be near.”

A child gets some assistance dancing during Narrow Tarot’s set on the opening night of Fisherman’s Village on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Lucky Dime in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)