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A boring election for state seats in 2020? Try nine of them

Right now, most incumbents for Washington’s executive offices are not facing tough re-election fights.

Some people never get a flu shot. Are you one of them?

What are the reasons people have for not getting an annual flu vaccination? “Other” answers as of Thursday at 6:06 am: Related story: Physicians urge… Continue reading

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Nicotine and THC vapes could lose tutti-frutti flavors

Decision comes today on Inslee’s order asking the state health department to ban flavored products.

Different brands and flavors of vape juice on sale in response to the potential ban on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Physicians urge everyone 6 months and older to get flu shots now

Young adults and others under 65 can be among the hardest to convince they need the shot.

What a possible Costco store would look like, on the southwest corner of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. If approved, it could include a 170,000-square-foot warehouse store, 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station on nearly 37 acres. (Stephanie Davey / The Herald)

Costco seeks parcel-dividing permit to build in Lake Stevens

The company filed a binding site plan — a standard permit for a large commercial building, the city said.

What a possible Costco store would look like, on the southwest corner of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. If approved, it could include a 170,000-square-foot warehouse store, 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station on nearly 37 acres. (Stephanie Davey / The Herald)
Pepper takes a drink from the new water fountain display while on a walk with his owner, Mike Williams, at the Port of Everett on Wednesday in Everett. The Boats Afloat Show, which has been held on Seattle’s South Lake Union for some 30 years, is relocating to the Port of Everett next fall. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘The future of boating’: Everett will be home to Boats Afloat

The annual show is leaving Seattle’s South Lake Union and will call the Port of Everett home.

Pepper takes a drink from the new water fountain display while on a walk with his owner, Mike Williams, at the Port of Everett on Wednesday in Everett. The Boats Afloat Show, which has been held on Seattle’s South Lake Union for some 30 years, is relocating to the Port of Everett next fall. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Phoenix is brilliant, but ‘Joker’ is a sour, incoherent mess

It strives to be a serious statement about modern times, but director Todd Phillips isn’t up to that job.

Poll: Everett has 5 cannabis stores. Should there be more?

The Liquor and Cannabis Board has authorized 10 stores for the city.