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Jackson's Avery Friedricksen jumps to trap the ball during the game against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson girls soccer rallies past GP for shared Wesco 4A title

Kaeden Hansen nets a pair of 2nd-half goals and the Timberwolves win 2-1 to split the league crown.

 

Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe tops Snohomish in OT for share of Wesco 3A South title

The Bearcats stop a 2-point attempt in OT and earn a share of the league crown with a wild 42-40 win.

 

Snohomish School District students demonstrated in front of Snohomish High School Friday morning to protest sexual misconduct after a high school student said she was forcibly kissed in a hallway. (Isabella Breda / The Herald) 20211022

Snohomish High students walk out to protest sexual misconduct

Among other concerns, a 14-year-old student says she was forcibly kissed by a boy in the hallway.

 

Eve Barrows (left) and the students duck and cover under desks during an Earthquake Drill at Port Susan Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Drop, cover, hold on!’ Stanwood kids hear new alarms in quake drill

The Great ShakeOut offered a dress rehearsal Thursday for a new system that aims to warn before the tremors start.

Eve Barrows (left) and the students duck and cover under desks during an Earthquake Drill at Port Susan Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Glacier Peak and Snohomish swimmers cheer on their teammates on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GP beats Snohomish in first swimming meet between the programs

The closely knit teams, who for years practiced together, compete against each other for the first time.

Glacier Peak and Snohomish swimmers cheer on their teammates on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The boys elite division is off the races Saturday afternoon during the annual Hole in the Wall cross country meet at Lakewood High School in Arlington on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The boys elite division is off the races Saturday afternoon during the annual Hole in the Wall cross country meet at Lakewood High School in Arlington on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's George Quintans, left to right, Major Gradwohl and  John Morales celebrates an interception Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway outlasts Monroe in key Wesco 3A South clash

Aaron Barraza runs for 4 TDs — including a pair of long 4th-quarter scores — in the Warriors’ 33-28 win.

Edmonds-Woodway's George Quintans, left to right, Major Gradwohl and  John Morales celebrates an interception Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announcing his proposed 2022 budget on You Tube. (Snohomish County)

Somers lays out how he wants to spend $1.25 billion in 2022

Among many other things, the county executive wants body cameras for deputies and anti-bias training for county workers.

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announcing his proposed 2022 budget on You Tube. (Snohomish County)
Bill Johnson, left, looks to pass with Sean Hermis defending while playing korfball Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Latest endeavor for curious Everett man? Beach korfball

Kamiak grad and world traveler Bill Johnson is trying to put the obscure sport on the map in the U.S.

Bill Johnson, left, looks to pass with Sean Hermis defending while playing korfball Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Gaylan Gray and Marysville Pilchuck rolled to a stunning rout of Glacier Peak on Friday night, turning a showdown of state-ranked teams into a beatdown of epic proportions. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville Pilchuck stuns Glacier Peak in running-clock rout

The Tomahawks race to a 42-0 halftime lead and win 49-14 in a non-league clash of state-ranked teams.

Gaylan Gray and Marysville Pilchuck rolled to a stunning rout of Glacier Peak on Friday night, turning a showdown of state-ranked teams into a beatdown of epic proportions. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens opens season with emphatic win over 3A No. 1 O’Dea

The Vikings sat out the first two weeks, but showed they are state title contenders with a 20-3 win.

Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mariners' Isaiah Cuellar, left, and Cascade's Zach Lopez reach for a pass intended for Lopez Friday evening at Everett Memorial Stadium on September 10, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mariner edges longtime rival Cascade in old-school slugfest

Brandon Rutledge catches a TD pass with just 28 seconds left as the Marauders pull out a 28-21 win.

Mariners' Isaiah Cuellar, left, and Cascade's Zach Lopez reach for a pass intended for Lopez Friday evening at Everett Memorial Stadium on September 10, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Logan Szarzec outruns the Snohomish defense for a touchdown at the top of the second quarter Friday night at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Snohomish September 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Glacier Peak earns 10th consecutive win over rival Snohomish

The Grizzlies win 35-19 in the annual rivalry game, but have much to improve on after an ‘ugly’ showing.

Glacier Peak's Logan Szarzec outruns the Snohomish defense for a touchdown at the top of the second quarter Friday night at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Snohomish September 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A burned black bear cub receives care at PAWS. (PAWS)

These burned bear cubs are among the casualties of wildfires

In a first, PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood is caring for three severely burned young black bears.

A burned black bear cub receives care at PAWS. (PAWS)
The Washington State Department of Agriculture, Oregon Department of Agriculture, and USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021. The nest was in a rural area east of Blaine. (USDA)

First Asian giant hornet nest discovered near Blaine

Crews found the nest after they followed a hornet that was equipped with a tracking device.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture, Oregon Department of Agriculture, and USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021. The nest was in a rural area east of Blaine. (USDA)
Election thing

Videos: Meet the candidates in 6 Snohomish County cities

The League of Women voters conducted moderated video forums for contested races in key municipalities.

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A Caspian tern is cared for at PAWS in Lynnwood. (Submitted photo) 20210704

Young birds jumped out of their nests to escape the heat

PAWS Wildlife Center is caring for dozens of fledgling birds that jumped off a building in Seattle.

A Caspian tern is cared for at PAWS in Lynnwood. (Submitted photo) 20210704
Barely taller than the 150yard marker,  Max Soterakopoulos, 6, tees off as he and his family golfs at Legion Memorial Golf Course on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Soterakopoulos hit a hole-in-one on the 14th hole at the golf course.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett 6-year-old makes hole-in-one at Legion Memorial

Too hard to believe? Watch the video of Everett’s Max Soterakopoulos hitting an ace on May 29.

Barely taller than the 150yard marker,  Max Soterakopoulos, 6, tees off as he and his family golfs at Legion Memorial Golf Course on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Soterakopoulos hit a hole-in-one on the 14th hole at the golf course.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shinji Maeda steps out of his plane waving American and Japanese flags after completing his round-the-world tour that took him to 18 different countries on Friday, June 11, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 22,000 miles and 18 countries, he landed in Snohomish

Partially blind Japanese native Shinji Maeda came to the U.S. to become an aviator. Then he toured the world.

Shinji Maeda steps out of his plane waving American and Japanese flags after completing his round-the-world tour that took him to 18 different countries on Friday, June 11, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Herald’s All-Area high school football teams

A look at the top prep football players in the area during this abbreviated season.

Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)