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Mariner's Naser Motley is able to get around Glacier Peak's Bobby Siebers to make a layup during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mariner boys beat GP in battle for 1st place atop Wesco 4A

The Marauders ride their defense to a 53-43 win over the No. 7-ranked Grizzlies in a key league clash.

 

Arlington’s Keira Marsh gos for a layup against Snohomish on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at Arlington High School. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington girls fend off Snohomish in pivotal league showdown

The Eagles ride their defense to a 57-44 win over the Panthers in a clash of 3A state top-five teams.

 

Veteran Keith F. Reyes, 64, gets his monthly pedicure at Nail Flare on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 in Stanwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

No more gnarly feet: This ‘Wounded Warrior’ gets pedicures

Keith Reyes, 64, visits a Stanwood nail salon for “foot treatments” that help soothe blast injuries.

 

Shorecrest's Parker Baumann gathers a loose dribble with Stanwood's John Floyd defending Thursday evening at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on January 13, 2022. The Highlanders won 88-68. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys race past Stanwood in key league clash

Devon Nehring has a career night as the Scots improve to 10-1 with an 88-68 win over the Spartans.

Shorecrest's Parker Baumann gathers a loose dribble with Stanwood's John Floyd defending Thursday evening at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on January 13, 2022. The Highlanders won 88-68. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113

Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

Guard troops will help Providence in Everett, among other places, deal with a surge in virus patients and staffing shortages.

During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives his annual State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Due to cautions against COVID-19, Inslee gave his speech in the State Reception Room and it was shown by streaming video to lawmakers meeting remotely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Gov. Inslee calls on lawmakers for ‘big’ and ‘bold’ action

The governor focused on the pandemic’s impact on kids, the climate, and homelessness.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives his annual State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Due to cautions against COVID-19, Inslee gave his speech in the State Reception Room and it was shown by streaming video to lawmakers meeting remotely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Jack Rice, left, gives his grandmother Carolyn Rice, a tutorial on her new tablet Saturday afternoon in Edmonds on November 20, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Need to Ring or Zoom? Edmonds teen comes to the rescue

Jack Rice, 17, started a free service to help seniors connect with tech. “He’s a hero around here.”

Jack Rice, left, gives his grandmother Carolyn Rice, a tutorial on her new tablet Saturday afternoon in Edmonds on November 20, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson's Drilon Veliu splits the defense of Woodinville's Ryan Roth, left, and Akhil Damidi at Jackson High School Wednesday evening in Mill Creek, Washington on January 5, 2022. The Timberwolves won 76-57. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson boys rout Woodinville, continue strong start

Sylas Williams and the T-wolves improve to 9-1 with a 76-57 win over the previously unbeaten Falcons.

Jackson's Drilon Veliu splits the defense of Woodinville's Ryan Roth, left, and Akhil Damidi at Jackson High School Wednesday evening in Mill Creek, Washington on January 5, 2022. The Timberwolves won 76-57. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Television station lights illuminate those gathered for a rally demanding the Monroe School District address harassment and bullying problems on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Parents and teachers call for Monroe superintendent’s firing

A few School Board members backed Justin Blasko on Monday. Critics blamed him for a “toxic culture.”

Television station lights illuminate those gathered for a rally demanding the Monroe School District address harassment and bullying problems on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington's Ethan Martin and the Arlington bench react to his three-point shot during the game against Shorecrest on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington boys outlast Shorecrest in wild overtime clash

Arlington’s Ethan Martin and Shorecrest’s Elijah Johnson both score 37 in the Eagles’ 83-80 OT win.

Arlington's Ethan Martin and the Arlington bench react to his three-point shot during the game against Shorecrest on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Granite Falls Bridge is seen in the days of yore and today.

Granite Falls group urges preservation of bridge slated for demo

Bridge 102 just east of Granite Falls was built in 1934. It has withstood quakes but might not survive time.

The Granite Falls Bridge is seen in the days of yore and today.
Anthony Schmidt, 13, uses forced perspective photography to make model cars look real. This was taken at King Charley’s Drive-In on Highway 9 in Snohomish. (Anthony Schmidt)

He’s 13, and famous for photos making toy cars look real

Anthony Schmidt, who is on the autism spectrum, has gallery exhibits, 2,500 model cars and a real 1957 Ford named Betty.

Anthony Schmidt, 13, uses forced perspective photography to make model cars look real. This was taken at King Charley’s Drive-In on Highway 9 in Snohomish. (Anthony Schmidt)
Lake Stevens' TK Perkins makes his way to the sideline during the 4A State Championship game Saturday evening at Mt.Tahoma High School in Tacoma on December 4, 2021. The Viking lost 44-7. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens falls to Graham-Kapowsin in 4A state title game

The Murren-less Vikings run into a “buzzsaw” and finish as state runners-up after a 44-7 loss to G-K.

Lake Stevens' TK Perkins makes his way to the sideline during the 4A State Championship game Saturday evening at Mt.Tahoma High School in Tacoma on December 4, 2021. The Viking lost 44-7. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Two brother bear cubs, burned in a fire last summer, were recently reunited at PAWS in Lynnwood. (PAWS) 20211129

Bear cubs, burned in wildfires, reunited in viral video in Lynnwood

The brother cubs are being treated at PAWS Wildlife Center. They were injured in a wildfire near Lake Chelan.

Two brother bear cubs, burned in a fire last summer, were recently reunited at PAWS in Lynnwood. (PAWS) 20211129
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter holds up the ball after scoring a touchdown to secure the win as Lake Stevens beat Eastlake 45-28 in a 4A state semi-final football game at Pop Keeney Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens downs Eastlake to reach 4A state title game

The Vikings win 45-28 and will face Graham-Kapowsin for the state championship next weekend.

Lake Stevens' Drew Carter holds up the ball after scoring a touchdown to secure the win as Lake Stevens beat Eastlake 45-28 in a 4A state semi-final football game at Pop Keeney Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 in Bothell, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Kindergartener Robert, 5, imitates a turkeys actions as he answers questions about Thanksgiving outside Mt. Pilchuck Elementary on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Revisionist turkey talk: Kindergartners explain Thanksgiving

These Lake Stevens kids have holiday wisdom to impart, including what they’re grateful for — friends, family and paper swords.

Kindergartener Robert, 5, imitates a turkeys actions as he answers questions about Thanksgiving outside Mt. Pilchuck Elementary on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar leaps for a catch over a Gonzaga Prep defender during a 4A state quarterfinal game on Nov. 20, 2021, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Images)

Lake Stevens shuts down Gonzaga Prep to reach 4A state semis

Jayden Limar runs for four TDs and the Vikings silence the Bullpups 35-14 in the state quarterfinals.

Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar leaps for a catch over a Gonzaga Prep defender during a 4A state quarterfinal game on Nov. 20, 2021, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Images)
Archbishop Murphy celebrates winning the 2A state championship at Shoreline Stadium on November 20, 2021. The Wildcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy girls cap perfect season with 2A state title

The Wildcats beat Hockinson 2-0 in the title game and finish the season with a perfect 23-0 record.

Archbishop Murphy celebrates winning the 2A state championship at Shoreline Stadium on November 20, 2021. The Wildcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy celebrates a goal by Archbishop Murphy's Jordyn Latta  in the second half Friday night at Shoreline Stadium on November 19, 2021. The Wildcats advance to the state championships with the 2-1 win over the Rapids. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy rallies into girls soccer state title tilt

Jordyn Latta scores twice as the Wildcats, who hadn’t trailed all season, advanced to face Hockinson.

Archbishop Murphy celebrates a goal by Archbishop Murphy's Jordyn Latta  in the second half Friday night at Shoreline Stadium on November 19, 2021. The Wildcats advance to the state championships with the 2-1 win over the Rapids. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Firefighters put out a fire in a van along Hewitt Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Van goes up in flames in downtown Everett

No injuries were reported after a van burned in the 1100 block of Hewitt Avenue.

Everett Firefighters put out a fire in a van along Hewitt Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)