Transit agencies around Puget Sound to receive over $500M

The region will get about $538 million, to be distributed to Metro, Sound Transit and others.

 

Ailing Everett couple gambles on trial drug for COVID-19 cure

Now they wonder if the experiment they had joined is the reason they survived the deadly disease.

 

Boeing extends temporary shutdown of Puget Sound plants

The company had planned to reopen on Wednesday. About 60 Everett employees have tested positive.

 

At local COVID-19 command center, virus has a formidable foe

“We’re working Oso hours”: Big, urgent decisions begin at Snohomish County’s Emergency Coordination Center.

Are Snohomish County hospitals ready for the COVID-19 peak?

As they prepare for a wave of patients, local workers share fears and hopes for their safety.

Lynnwood settles with man who was jailed over stolen coffee

The city paid $20,000 to the legally deaf man, who claimed he was wrongfully imprisoned and beaten.

Stave off stay-at-home boredom and go for a drive

With the roads so empty and few entertainment options outside the house, it’s time for a joyride.

Your stories of random acts of kindness

Your chance to praise someone, thank someone or call attention to something good that’s happened.

Employee at Amazon distribution center positive for COVID-19

Those who have been in close contact will be paid while they self-quarantine at their homes.

Washington returning 400 ventilators for use in New York

The ventilators are not powerful enough to treat coronavirus patients, but they can be used for others.

A message from The Daily Herald’s publisher

The importance of an independent press in challenging times.

He’s playing Taps, nightly, for ‘however long I stay at home’

Everett’s Kevin McKay is a guitarist in rock bands, but COVID-19 pandemic has him learning the bugle.

Lawsuit: Mental health hospital retaliated against employee

The mental health technician said she raised concerns. Then management stopped giving her shifts.

Man found dead on Highway 529; possible hit and run

Everett detectives were investigating the scene Saturday. The man is believed to be from Marysville.

Man shot in neighborly dispute north of Lynnwood

The man was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A suspect was arrested.

Drive-thru coronavirus testing site could soon close

The federal government is “moving on” from the Everett location after next week, officials say.

‘Essential’ businesses: Florists, boat sellers and toy makers

Interpretations of the governor’s stay-home order are many, and some strain credulity.

Care homes face gear shortage, ill staff and the unknown

More than 100 COVID-19 cases have been linked to long-term care facilities in Snohomish County.

Monroe School District superintendent stepping down early

Fredrika Smith was supposed to serve until July. Her immediate resignation was announced Thursday.