4-year-old twins climb to safety after crash that killed dad

The girls climbed at least 100 feet up to the road after the accident on Whidbey Island on Friday.

 

A new life in the HOV lane

A new passenger is steering Street Smarts columnist Lizz Giordano away from The Daily Herald.

 

19-year-old shot in leg during Everett-area invasion robbery

Two males reportedly entered the victim’s home and demanded money. Then shots were fired.

 

A new medical examiner will explain death to the living

Snohomish County’s top autopsy doctor will soon be J. Matthew Lacy. Dr. Daniel Selove is retiring.

Costco talk continues Tuesday with Lake Stevens City Council

Last time, there was no vote on the proposed wholesale store. Now the council has another chance.

Second man in Mountlake Terrace pot shop robbery sentenced

Bradford Johnson got 12½ years in prison for holding up employees at gunpoint.

Edmonds-Woodway junior excels in academics and activism

Audrey, 16, is active in theater and started a feminism club. “I’m very vocal, always raising my hand.”

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Longtime Edmonds resident leaves legacy at new senior center

Rose Mary Specht’s family donated her 25 solar credits from the PUD to the Edmonds Waterfront Center.

At growing Hero’s Cafe, veterans care for fellow veterans

Volunteers serve military veterans each month in Lynnwood, an event that has exploded with popularity.

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

Owner William Dexter said he’s lost about $65,000 of business since the city halted construction.

Assistance League has helped 100,000 kids with new clothes

Money from its Everett thrift store goes to wardrobes for school children and their families.

Foundation director’s one word to describe EvCC: ‘Opportunity’

Last year, the EvCC Foundation gave scholarships to 256 students. Araceli Daza is one of them.

Free car care for single parents is a blessing

The twice-a-year event in Snohomish by View Church has TLC for the cars — and for the moms.

From left, Megan Wolfe, executive director of Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, with participant Marlen Mercado-Ayala, 12, and Marlen’s mother, Laura Mercado-Ayala. (Girls on the Run)

Girls on the Run for grades 3 to 8 is way more than running

The program promotes confidence and connections. The message is “Find your happy pace.”

From left, Megan Wolfe, executive director of Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, with participant Marlen Mercado-Ayala, 12, and Marlen’s mother, Laura Mercado-Ayala. (Girls on the Run)

Graduation rates rise and fall across Snohomish County

A new report shows the statewide rate in the 2019 school year was the same as in 2018.

Robert Jared Dickson was a sailor aboard the USS Curtiss at Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack. Here, he shared that experience during a 2016 interview at his Arlington home. He died Oct. 22 at age 98. (Photo Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He survived Pearl Harbor’s hell, and lived to raise a family

Robert Jared Dickson of Arlington, who picked up the dead in open boat, returned on 75th anniversary.

Robert Jared Dickson was a sailor aboard the USS Curtiss at Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack. Here, he shared that experience during a 2016 interview at his Arlington home. He died Oct. 22 at age 98. (Photo Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jim Dean has been executive director of the Interfaith Association for Northwest Washington since 2007. (Lizz Giordano / Herald File)

Interfaith Family Shelter finds creative ways to expand reach

It’s one of the few shelters in the county that takes dads and older sons, allowing familes to stay together.

Jim Dean has been executive director of the Interfaith Association for Northwest Washington since 2007. (Lizz Giordano / Herald File)
MercyWatch volunteer Amanda Dahl speaks with a man who came for help on a recent Tuesday night in a parking lot near the Everett Public Library. Gail Pyper (right) is a school nurse who works with the faith-based effort to help people living on the streets. Dahl acts as her medical scribe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

MercyWatch street outreach, medical teams inspired by faith

Deacon Dennis Kelly took the pope’s call for a Year of Mercy to heart, and helps people in need.

MercyWatch volunteer Amanda Dahl speaks with a man who came for help on a recent Tuesday night in a parking lot near the Everett Public Library. Gail Pyper (right) is a school nurse who works with the faith-based effort to help people living on the streets. Dahl acts as her medical scribe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)