Video

X

Gray whales dazzle visitors to Mukilteo waterfront

At least two whales have become like regulars near Ivar’s this week. “They’re both young, with no barnacles,” a server said.

 

April Berg

Berg: Confrontation with campaign worker was racial, not political

A campaign field director, who is Black, videotaped as a white man told him to leave neighborhood: “I don’t want you here.”

 

Matthew War Bonnet, 76, of Snohomish, attended St. Francis Indian School in South Dakota from 1952 to 1960. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Survivor’s story: Snohomish man, 76, lives with boarding school trauma

“We were always hungry,” said Matthew War Bonnet Jr., 76, who was forcibly taken to the St. Francis Indian School in the 1950s.

 

From the bodycam of Everett police officer Dan Rocha, Richard Rotter explains his possession of a firearm minutes before he allegedly shot and killed Rocha in a Starbucks parking lot in north Everett on March 25, 2022. (Everett Police Department) 20220325

Video: After calm encounter, suspect killed Everett officer

Officer Dan Rocha appeared to radio for backup to deal with an armed man. Eight minutes later, the gunman opened fire.

From the bodycam of Everett police officer Dan Rocha, Richard Rotter explains his possession of a firearm minutes before he allegedly shot and killed Rocha in a Starbucks parking lot in north Everett on March 25, 2022. (Everett Police Department) 20220325

Lynnwood baseball’s strong season comes to rough end at state

The district champion Royals suffer an 11-1 mercy-rule loss to Mt. Spokane in a 3A state regional.

Lake Washington rallies to eliminate Ed.-Woodway baseball from state

The Kangaroos pull ahead with 3 runs in the 6th and hand the Warriors a season-ending 3-1 loss in a 3A state regional.

Edmonds-Woodway celebrates their win to advance in the state tournament against Gig Harbor Tuesday afternoon at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 2-1 in 8 innings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway baseball walks off in extras, advances to state regionals

The Warriors win on a walkoff sacrifice fly in the 8th inning to beat Gig Harbor 2-1 in a 3A state play-in round game.

Edmonds-Woodway celebrates their win to advance in the state tournament against Gig Harbor Tuesday afternoon at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 2-1 in 8 innings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Rainey Forzetting makes a kratom smoothie at her home in Lake Stevens, Washington on March 29, 2022. Blueberries, 6 grams Kratom, a triple berry mix, almond butter, pomegranate and oak milk make up her daily concoction. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sold as elixir, kratom popularity surges in ‘Wild West’ of legality

Doctors warn kratom, an opioid alternative, is addictive and ripe for abuse. Yet it’s unregulated and sold at any smokeshop.

Rainey Forzetting makes a kratom smoothie at her home in Lake Stevens, Washington on March 29, 2022. Blueberries, 6 grams Kratom, a triple berry mix, almond butter, pomegranate and oak milk make up her daily concoction. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson baseball falls to Bothell in bi-district winner-to-state clash

The Wesco 4A champion Timberwolves suffer a 6-2 loss, but have one more chance to earn a state berth Saturday.

Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is greeted at home for the two run game tying homer against Glacier Peak Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on May 11, 2022.  The Timberwolves defeated the Grizzles 5-3 in extra innings to claim the league title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson softball rallies past GP in extras, secures outright Wesco 4A title

Freshman Allie Thomsen stars at the plate and in the circle, leading the Timberwolves to a 5-3 comeback win in 8 innings.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is greeted at home for the two run game tying homer against Glacier Peak Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on May 11, 2022.  The Timberwolves defeated the Grizzles 5-3 in extra innings to claim the league title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway players react to winning the district semifinal game against Mountlake Terrace to advance to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway baseball routs Terrace, clinches another state berth

The Warriors secure their 4th consecutive state trip with a mercy-rule 11-1 win over the Hawks in the 3A District 1 semis.

Edmonds-Woodway players react to winning the district semifinal game against Mountlake Terrace to advance to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood baseball edges Meadowdale, clinches state berth with tense win

The Royals escape numerous jams and punch their ticket to state with a 3-2 win over the Mavericks in the 3A District 1 semis.

Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Electric Ford Mustangs are lined up for viewing Saturday afternoon during Drive Electric Earth Day in the Everett, Washington on April 23, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Electric car owners enjoy kicking the dinosaur fuel habit

The number of Washington drivers plugging in is growing, but the upfront cost of electric vehicles is high.

Electric Ford Mustangs are lined up for viewing Saturday afternoon during Drive Electric Earth Day in the Everett, Washington on April 23, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Meadowdale shuts out Lynnwood as teams split league crown

Broderick Bluhm tosses a 2-hitter and the Mavs beat Lynnwood 5-0 for a shared Wesco 3A/2A South title.

Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Kaitlyn McCallum reaches for an over thrown ball as Jackson’s Avery Olson slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson remains unbeaten, tops Glacier Peak in Wesco 4A clash

The Timberwolves improve to 16-0 and beat the Grizzlies 5-1 in a key showdown between top teams.

Glacier Peak’s Kaitlyn McCallum reaches for an over thrown ball as Jackson’s Avery Olson slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Jordin Lee puts his body behind a throw to home against Archbishop Murphy Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood tops Murphy to clinch first league title since 1998

The red-hot Spartans close the regular season with 6 straight wins and a milestone achievement.

Stanwood’s Jordin Lee puts his body behind a throw to home against Archbishop Murphy Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Members of Cascade team rally in the dug out against Shorewood Monday afternoon at Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington on April 25, 2022. The Bruins won 6-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Cascade softball earns key win, continues breakthrough season

The upstart Bruins beat Shorewood 6-2 and stamp themselves as bona fide Wesco 3A/2A title contenders.

Members of Cascade team rally in the dug out against Shorewood Monday afternoon at Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington on April 25, 2022. The Bruins won 6-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson’s Dominic Hellman is celebrated for his three-run homer against Glacier Peak Friday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 22, 2022. The Timberwolves won 12-4. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson sweeps Glacier Peak, stays in control of Wesco 4A

Dominic Hellman blasts his 6th homer of the season and the T-wolves beat GP 12-4 for a 3-game sweep.

Jackson’s Dominic Hellman is celebrated for his three-run homer against Glacier Peak Friday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 22, 2022. The Timberwolves won 12-4. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Daniel Kim tees off at the Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf & Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Kamiak senior wins playoff to capture Dolan Invite title

Daniel Kim beats Stanwood’s Conrad Chisman in a playoff to win the 19th edition of the annual tourney.

Kamiak’s Daniel Kim tees off at the Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf & Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver smiles while fist-bumping his teammates before the start of their game against Kentwood at T-Mobile Park on Friday, April 8, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver smiles while fist-bumping his teammates before the start of their game against Kentwood at T-Mobile Park on Friday, April 8, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)