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The Lake Stevens bench cheer for the start of a timeout by the Eagles in the second set Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on September 6, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Lake Stevens bench cheer for the start of a timeout by the Eagles in the second set Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on September 6, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A Coast Guard cutter searches for a crashed chartered floatplane near Mutiny Bay Monday afternoon in Freeland, Washington on August 5, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Search suspended: 1 dead, 9 missing in Whidbey Island seaplane crash

One person was found dead Sunday. The U.S. Coast Guard searched overnight. Air crews launched Monday morning.

A Coast Guard cutter searches for a crashed chartered floatplane near Mutiny Bay Monday afternoon in Freeland, Washington on August 5, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Walt Jackson, a Granite Falls veteran, has attached a rare sidecar to his Honda Shadow which allows his wife, who suffered a stroke, to take ride along. Photographed Tuesday morning in Granite Falls, Washington on August 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After stroke, Granite Falls couple still finds a way to ride together

Walt Jackson built a motorcycle sidecar for his wife. It’s smooth sailing. “You can sip your coffee and enjoy your ride.”

Walt Jackson, a Granite Falls veteran, has attached a rare sidecar to his Honda Shadow which allows his wife, who suffered a stroke, to take ride along. Photographed Tuesday morning in Granite Falls, Washington on August 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
PCT thru-hiker Manny pulls out a hot pizza at Washington Alpine Club’s Guye Cabin near Snoqualmie Pass on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

The Thru-Hiker’s Diet: PCT hikers devour calories to fuel 100 marathons

On a 2,650-mile journey, what does a hiker eat? Ramen bombs. Sour Patch Kids. Tortillas stuffed with Lucky Charms.

PCT thru-hiker Manny pulls out a hot pizza at Washington Alpine Club’s Guye Cabin near Snoqualmie Pass on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
Greg Nance walks through the woods below Mount Pilchuck while reflecting on his path to sobriety on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at the Mount Pilchuck Trailhead near Verlot, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

From Puget Sound to Pilchuck, marathon runner finds path to recovery

Greg Nance, 33, has run across the United States and up mountains, raising more than $110,000 for youth mental health.

Greg Nance walks through the woods below Mount Pilchuck while reflecting on his path to sobriety on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at the Mount Pilchuck Trailhead near Verlot, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Onions are grilled up at the Walla Walla Burger booth during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bloomin’ onions, giant corn dogs: Eat your way through the Evergreen State Fair

Food reporter Taylor Goebel faced a delicious dilemma with Evergreen State Fair’s 40 food vendors.

Onions are grilled up at the Walla Walla Burger booth during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Aleigh Davis, left, becomes emotional and hugs her friend Dylan Carpenter, right, after the sale of her steer Maverick during the Evergreen Youth Livestock Show at the Evergreen State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Youth livestock auction in Monroe ‘teaches them so much’

The event at the Evergreen State Fair is open to ages 8 to 21. For some kids, it’s money for college.

Aleigh Davis, left, becomes emotional and hugs her friend Dylan Carpenter, right, after the sale of her steer Maverick during the Evergreen Youth Livestock Show at the Evergreen State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Brad Holden, left, and Peter Blecha, authors of a new book about Prohibition-era roadhouses photographed Friday morning in Shoreline, Washington on August 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Decadent and debaucherous’: Looking back at Edmonds’ lost roadhouses

Historians Brad Holden and Peter Blecha explore dozens of local Prohibition-era roadhouses in their new book.

Brad Holden, left, and Peter Blecha, authors of a new book about Prohibition-era roadhouses photographed Friday morning in Shoreline, Washington on August 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mckenzie Roberts, 17, shears her sheep Aspen during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Evergreen State Fair is the hot ticket as 11-day run kicks off

Guests came out in 90-degree heat for animals, food, entertainment and rides. The heat should wane this weekend.

Mckenzie Roberts, 17, shears her sheep Aspen during opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Keb, the 12-year-old search an rescue dog, stands at the feet of owner Suzanne Elshult after a quick training exercise Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Edmonds’ Keb, who combed Oso mud, up for Hero Dog of the Year

Suzanne Elshult’s search dog, a 12-year-old yellow Lab, has deployed on over 100 missions. She “is the consoler.”

Keb, the 12-year-old search an rescue dog, stands at the feet of owner Suzanne Elshult after a quick training exercise Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A few weeks before what could be her final professional UFC fight, Miranda Granger grimaces as she pushes a 45-pound plate up her driveway on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. Her daughter Austin, age 11 months, is strapped to her back. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A mother’s fight: Miranda Granger’s journey from pregnancy to the Octagon

For the Everett-based UFC fighter, a grueling comeback was one of blood, sweat and tears.

A few weeks before what could be her final professional UFC fight, Miranda Granger grimaces as she pushes a 45-pound plate up her driveway on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. Her daughter Austin, age 11 months, is strapped to her back. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Performers show off their mop talents during Up Up Up Crane Circus’ evening performance Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in the empty lot at Hewitt and Oakes in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Up Up Up’s circus truck troupe rolls into downtown Everett

A truck breakdown on Whidbey didn’t stop the show from going on — grand piano, aerial feats and all.

Performers show off their mop talents during Up Up Up Crane Circus’ evening performance Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, in the empty lot at Hewitt and Oakes in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Zion Wright, 6, makes a face as Cecilia Guidarrama starts to massage cold facial cleanser onto his face during Evergreen Beauty College’s annual back-to-school beauty event on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Dozens of kids get free back-to-school haircuts in Everett

For hours on Wednesday, training beauticians pampered families at the Everett campus of Evergreen Beauty College.

Zion Wright, 6, makes a face as Cecilia Guidarrama starts to massage cold facial cleanser onto his face during Evergreen Beauty College’s annual back-to-school beauty event on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Crew Chief Dennis Fennessey stands on the wing of Sentimental Journey, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, after a morning flight on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at Arlington Municipal Airport in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Museum artifact’ that flies: WWII warbird lands, takes off in Arlington

The B-17 Flying Fortress Sentimental Journey arrived Monday morning. It’s available for tours and rides this week.

Crew Chief Dennis Fennessey stands on the wing of Sentimental Journey, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, after a morning flight on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at Arlington Municipal Airport in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
People begin to gather on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at the North Mountain Fire Lookout north of Darrington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘A labor of love’: Restoration of lookout north of Darrington now complete

Volunteers spent eight years repairing the 57-year-old North Mountain Fire Lookout. Last week, they gathered to celebrate.

People begin to gather on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at the North Mountain Fire Lookout north of Darrington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Poe Pinson railslides during a warm up before the start of the Street League Skateboarding women’s final on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gallery: Street League Skateboarding comes to Angel of the Winds

Top professional women skateboarders compete in Street League Skateboarding final

Poe Pinson railslides during a warm up before the start of the Street League Skateboarding women’s final on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Rev. Barbara Raspberry, dressed in her go-to officiating garments, sits in the indoor chapel at her home, the Purple Wedding Chapel, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Everett, Washington. The space used to be two bedrooms, but she and her husband Don took down a wall converted them into a room for wedding ceremonies the day after their youngest son moved out over 20 years ago. The room can seat about 20 for in-person ceremonies, plus it serves as a changing room for brides and is the setting for virtual weddings that Raspberry officiates between brides and their incarcerated fiancees at the Monroe Correctional Complex. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett’s oh-so-colorful Purple Wedding Chapel is in the red

Rev. Rasberry has hitched hundreds of couples over the years. After her husband died, she’s unsure if she can keep the place.

Rev. Barbara Raspberry, dressed in her go-to officiating garments, sits in the indoor chapel at her home, the Purple Wedding Chapel, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Everett, Washington. The space used to be two bedrooms, but she and her husband Don took down a wall converted them into a room for wedding ceremonies the day after their youngest son moved out over 20 years ago. The room can seat about 20 for in-person ceremonies, plus it serves as a changing room for brides and is the setting for virtual weddings that Raspberry officiates between brides and their incarcerated fiancees at the Monroe Correctional Complex. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Josh Haazard Stands inside his workspace, the HaazLab, where he creates a variety of cosplay props and other creative gadgets, on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at his home in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

This contraption crafter turns junk into sci-fi weaponry

Joshamee “The Chief” Haazard is a costume prop maker in Monroe. He transforms trash into treasure.

Josh Haazard Stands inside his workspace, the HaazLab, where he creates a variety of cosplay props and other creative gadgets, on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at his home in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ella Larson, left, and Simon Fuentes sort through blueberries at Hazel Blue Acres on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fruits, flowers and bees aplenty in Arlington farm fete

First-ever event highlights local growers’ bounty and contributions to local community

Ella Larson, left, and Simon Fuentes sort through blueberries at Hazel Blue Acres on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Commanding Officer Meghan Bodnar is greeted by her son Grady, who hasn’t seen her in 224 days, at Naval Station Everett on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 200-plus days abroad, Navy destroyers return to Everett homeport

The USS Gridley is one of the few women-led ships, attesting to a growing number of women in the U.S. military.

Commanding Officer Meghan Bodnar is greeted by her son Grady, who hasn’t seen her in 224 days, at Naval Station Everett on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)