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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Club president Zachary Nelson explains to a pair of students how the currency works while handing out free cryptocurrency at the University of Washington Bothell on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Crypto’s wild ride: It’s winning fans from here to Wall Street

Digital currency is worth trillions to traders betting on Dogecoin, Bitcoin and other blockchains.

 

Everett's Christopher Sembroski during centrifuge training at the NASTAR Center in Pennsylvania. (John Kraus/Inspiration4 photo)

Everett’s own spaceman thrilled to join all-civilian mission

Christopher Sembroski is in training to be part of a three-day SpaceX Dragon flight funded by a billionaire.

 

“We are still trying to figure out what to do with him,” said Everett Police Department property crimes Det. Adam Gage, who transports the statue back to a room using a rolling chair on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Everett, Washington.The Batman statue was recovered after it was stolen from an Everett comic book store last year.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Batman returns! Stolen Funko statue is in police custody

The supersized bobblehead was taken from Everett Comics in an October “smash-and-grab.”

 

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney in July 2020. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Sheriff won’t face recall, but his foes say they’ll battle on

They came up short on signatures. They vow to keep watch and be ready if Fortney runs in 2023.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney in July 2020. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
A Marysville Pilchuck football player sports a spear on his helmet as the Tomahawks took on Snohomish in the Wesco 3A Championship Friday evening at Quil Ceda Stadium on November 1, 2019. School district leaders may soon need to consider dropping Marysville Pilchuck High School’s mascot, the Tomahawks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Should Marysville Pilchuck High drop the name ‘Tomahawks’?

A state bill would ban Native American mascots and symbols from schools — unless there is tribal permission.

A Marysville Pilchuck football player sports a spear on his helmet as the Tomahawks took on Snohomish in the Wesco 3A Championship Friday evening at Quil Ceda Stadium on November 1, 2019. School district leaders may soon need to consider dropping Marysville Pilchuck High School’s mascot, the Tomahawks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Left, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) and teammates after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 38-24 (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Right, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with his teammates after winning the NFC championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Sunday. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps).

Old (Brady), young (Mahomes), different Super Bowl 55 awaits

Only 22,000 will be let in the stadium, with vaccinated health-care workers getting 7,500 of the tickets.

Left, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) and teammates after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 38-24 (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Right, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with his teammates after winning the NFC championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Sunday. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps).
Top (L-R): Amy McGrath, Lindsey Graham, Jamie Harrison. Bottom (L-R): Mark Kelly, Martha McSally, Mitch McConnell. (AP photos)

Washington donors help stoke fires of hot U.S. Senate races

Contributions are flowing into electoral battles from Arizona to Maine, Kentucky to South Carolina.

Top (L-R): Amy McGrath, Lindsey Graham, Jamie Harrison. Bottom (L-R): Mark Kelly, Martha McSally, Mitch McConnell. (AP photos)
A view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The presidential primary is jolting to life without a traditional mainstay: the donor class. More specifically, their contribution checks. With as many as two dozen Democrats potentially running for the White House and no immediate front-runner, the money race in the early days of the primary is largely frozen, according to fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

A look at local dollars flowing into the presidential race

County donors poured more than $2 million into the contest. Contributions ranged from $1 to $50,000.

A view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The presidential primary is jolting to life without a traditional mainstay: the donor class. More specifically, their contribution checks. With as many as two dozen Democrats potentially running for the White House and no immediate front-runner, the money race in the early days of the primary is largely frozen, according to fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
COVID and road closures have hampered Rucker Ave. businesses
COVID and road closures have hampered Rucker Ave. businesses
Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

Everett’s airline terminal fills with passengers on Saturday; elected officials pledge their support.

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field
Poll: Most Washington voters want to pause reopening economy
Poll: Most Washington voters want to pause reopening economy
COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

Face masks make a fashion statement. It’s the dress code for Costco and now the White House.

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style
Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional

Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional

A viral Facebook post prompts blowback from other elected officials, including the state attorney general.

Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional
Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown

Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown

Other solutions included more enforcement and a parking manager, with revenue up to $1 million.

Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown
Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field

Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field

Results as of 1:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. (Poll opened Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8 a.m.)

Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field
Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June

Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June

To accommodate the schedule, the airline will cut the number of daily departures to Portland to two.

Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June
Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven

Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven

The Brick Oven Pizza Lounge, which recently opened next to McMenamin’s, offers a wide selection of Italian food.

Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven
Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur

Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur

After a dino fossil was found in the San Juan Islands, a bunch of fourth-graders are out to make history.

Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur
Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise

Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise

On New Year’s Day, they’ll make $13.50 an hour, up from the current $12 rate.

Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise
Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

The controversial traffic enforcement idea is getting revived, and the five-store cap may double.

Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops
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