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People line up for COVID-19 vaccinations at Paine Field in Everett. (Snohomish County Emergency Coordination Center)

Drive-thru vaccination clinics open in Everett and Lynnwood

More sites are planned as Snohomish County gets closer to broadening who is eligible for a shot.

 

FILE - In this July 29, 2020 file photo, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust on Capitol Hill in Washington. A second Democratic member of the House who was forced to go into lockdown during last week’s violent protest has tested positive for COVID-19. Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington says she has tested positive. She criticized Republican members of Congress who declined to wear a mask when it was offered to them. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)

Jayapal tests positive for COVID following Capitol lockdown

The congresswoman says she spent hours in secured room where several GOP lawmakers did not wear masks.

 

Senate members stand as a ceremonial presentation of colors is done virtually on a video screen above Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington state's Legislature convened Monday under a large security presence because of concerns about efforts by armed groups who might try to disrupt the proceedings or occupy the Capitol, which is closed to the public due to the ongoing pandemic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Session begins with social distancing, heightened security

An Everett man arrested as lawmakers prepared for the session, which will focus on the pandemic.

 

Dr. George Diaz is vaccinated at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Friday. (Providence) 20201218

Providence staff get first COVID shots in Snohomish County

Dr. George Diaz, who treated the country’s first coronavirus patient, was among the first vaccine recipients.

Dr. George Diaz is vaccinated at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Friday. (Providence) 20201218
Daily Herald reporter Joseph Thompson, Dr. Chris Spitters of the Snohomish Health District and Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers during a video interview on Dec. 11, 2020.

Pandemic interview: Dr. Spitters and Executive Somers

The two key officials talked with us about next steps in the ongoing response to COVID-19.

Daily Herald reporter Joseph Thompson, Dr. Chris Spitters of the Snohomish Health District and Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers during a video interview on Dec. 11, 2020.
Gov. Jay Inslee

Watch the governor’s Sunday news conference here

As COVID-19 cases soar, Gov. Jay Inslee announced further restrictions on public gatherings.

Gov. Jay Inslee
Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield: Likely wins, probable losses, tight races

Our man in Olympia summarizes the early election results in Washington state and Snohomish County.

Jerry Cornfield
This giant Asian hornet was among three captured this week in Blaine. They were outfitted with radio trackers. (Washington State Department of Agriculture) 20201023

‘Murder’ hornet nest is found in Blaine and will be destroyed

Entomologists were finally successful in finding the nest by attaching radio trackers to three hornets.

This giant Asian hornet was among three captured this week in Blaine. They were outfitted with radio trackers. (Washington State Department of Agriculture) 20201023
CORRECTS NAME OF CANDIDATE AT LEFT TO MAIA ESPINOZA INSTEAD OF OF MONICA MARCHETTI - Maia Espinoza, a candidate for Washington state superintendent of public instruction, is shown at left in an undated photo taken by Monica Marchetti and provided by her campaign. Espinoza is challenging incumbent state superintendent Chris Reykdal, right, shown in an AP photo taken Oct. 2, 2020, in Olympia, Wash., in the upcoming November election. (AP Photo)

COVID and sex education frame the state superintendent race

Maia Espinoza, 31, is challenging incumbent Chris Reykdal, 48. They are both parents — with divergent views.

CORRECTS NAME OF CANDIDATE AT LEFT TO MAIA ESPINOZA INSTEAD OF OF MONICA MARCHETTI - Maia Espinoza, a candidate for Washington state superintendent of public instruction, is shown at left in an undated photo taken by Monica Marchetti and provided by her campaign. Espinoza is challenging incumbent state superintendent Chris Reykdal, right, shown in an AP photo taken Oct. 2, 2020, in Olympia, Wash., in the upcoming November election. (AP Photo)
Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp

Watch the debate: Gov. Jay Inslee vs. challenger Loren Culp

The candidates for Washington governor faced off for the only time before the Nov. 3 election.

Jay Inslee (left) and Loren Culp
It’s art, not vandalism: 2,000 spray-paint cans blast Everett

It’s art, not vandalism: 2,000 spray-paint cans blast Everett

To find the new art you might have to walk down an alley. Graffiti murals are on 16 walls downtown.

It’s art, not vandalism: 2,000 spray-paint cans blast Everett
The wait is over: Grand Avenue Park pedestrian bridge opens

The wait is over: Grand Avenue Park pedestrian bridge opens

The bridge provides much-anticipated access to Everett’s waterfront from the Northwest Neighborhood.

The wait is over: Grand Avenue Park pedestrian bridge opens
‘Lobster Girl’ is on a roll at this Whidbey Island food truck
‘Lobster Girl’ is on a roll at this Whidbey Island food truck
Police: Threats preceded pursuit and crash off Everett cliff

Police: Threats preceded pursuit and crash off Everett cliff

A Monroe man allegedly threatened to kill a family member and to “shoot it out” with police.

Police: Threats preceded pursuit and crash off Everett cliff
Man drives over cliff during high-speed chase in Everett

Man drives over cliff during high-speed chase in Everett

The driver, 34, was hospitalized with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Man drives over cliff during high-speed chase in Everett
Cold case arrest made in 1993 homicide of Bothell girl, 15

Cold case arrest made in 1993 homicide of Bothell girl, 15

After more than 27 years, a discarded cigarette was used to link a suspect to the killing of Melissa Lee.

Cold case arrest made in 1993 homicide of Bothell girl, 15
Why I’m at the Herald, and not a disco dancer

Why I’m at the Herald, and not a disco dancer

I got hooked on journalism while at a state mental hospital in the early 1980s. From the outside, it was gothic and foreboding. Inside were… Continue reading

Why I’m at the Herald, and not a disco dancer
Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

He is expected to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here
The under-construction Waterfront Place Apartments burn down
The under-construction Waterfront Place Apartments burn down
Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

He is expected to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here
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