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At 84 years and 155 pounds, he’s hardly He-Man and yet he is

Roger Sweet of Lake Stevens had a hand in creating the 1980s Masters of the Universe series.

Scottish ‘rock star’ returns to fix stone wall crafted in 2001

It’s more than a 220-foot-long wall made of rocks; it’s the foundation of a transatlantic love story.

Yaaah! That’s hipster Gregr of ‘Nerd Talk’ you see around town

The morning host of radio station 107.7 The End has traded Seattle vibe for Snohomish family life.

Everett Community College biology instructor Greg Crowther sings a song he wrote, “Hey, Urethra!” to his human anatomy biology class. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Among hits by songwriting biology instructor: ‘Hey, Urethra!’

Science rocks when Greg Crowther belts out tunes for Everett Community College students.

Everett Community College biology instructor Greg Crowther sings a song he wrote, “Hey, Urethra!” to his human anatomy biology class. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Get lucky — or not — at these top-winning lottery stores

Powerball jackpot is $750 million. “It’s “all about the anticipation,” says Everett winner of $190,000.

Permission to be loud: Drum club is a hit with kids

An elementary gym teacher with donated drums knows how to channel all that fidgety energy.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cheez Louise! Philly cheesesteaks on a busy corner in PNW

March 24 is a national day for soft bread with juicy meat and oozy cheese.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Edmonds man is pixelated in ‘Naked and Afraid’

Back from the jungles of Panama, Max Djenohan said Sunday’s episode will be “gnarly.”

Chris Pratt won an award, and it wasn’t for acting

The actor with a farm in the San Juan Islands brags about his fleece win at Stanwood’s Fiberpalooza.

The future of newspaper stands is digital, sort of

Who carries coins around anymore? With a loss of sales through newsstands, The Daily Herald is innovating.

He’s the man whose yellow VW van gets attention in Edmonds

Steve Bell likes watching trains: “This is my living room, this is my outdoors.”

Thunder Rosa, bottom, and Priscilla Kelly in the ring at a monthly independent wrestling match at Normanna Lodge by Everett promoter Without a Cause. (Vitz Photos)

Chair-throwin’ rassling action happens monthly in Everett

After an injury, “Boruta the Polish Wild Man” went ringside as an independent wrestling promoter.

Thunder Rosa, bottom, and Priscilla Kelly in the ring at a monthly independent wrestling match at Normanna Lodge by Everett promoter Without a Cause. (Vitz Photos)
Rosemary Newman holds a photo of her mother, Hazel Mae Nichols, whose ashes were dispersed during a memorial service on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Ever after: Get married — or buried — on a Washington ferry

Ferries offer a final send-off for the cremains of loved ones. All for the price of passenger fare.

Rosemary Newman holds a photo of her mother, Hazel Mae Nichols, whose ashes were dispersed during a memorial service on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Giving away firewood put these guys in the global spotlight

Shane McDaniel and his twin sons of Lake Stevens split 40 cords for the needy. It led to fame.

Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s semi-famous for being flat-out wrong about Earth

A Whidbey Island resident is telling people around the world that our planet is not a sphere.

Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s the 6-foot-4 Marine in photos of Bush’s memorial services

Bryce Carnahan, 20, of Lake Stevens, was part of the honor guard at the 41st president’s funeral.

Lynnwood couple cheer on son, UW running back Myles Gaskin

Gaskin is a record-setting Husky football player. His parents are proud and loud about it.

He’s the pancake Picasso of Snohomish County

This dad’s fancy flapjacks come to life on the griddle as Harry Potter, sharks and cartoon characters.

2 squad cars, 2 officers, a pillowcase and a cardboard box

Sometimes, protecting and serving the public means chasing jittery critters around a bathroom.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Back when fake insulation was real news

Keith Moser had hoped for money, but found wads of newspaper behind the drywall in a home remodel.

Keith Moser holds one of the many old newspaper found in the walls to insulate his home after construction crews tore down drywall in his Everett home. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)