Photos of the week

Herald photographers capture the people and places of Snohomish County

 

Lawyer: Double-murder suspect led a ‘quiet, unremarkable’ life

Attorneys outlined their cases in the groundbreaking trial of William Talbott II in Snohomish County.

 

First of two big, new cranes is unloaded at Port of Everett

They are bigger than the existing duo nearby and can accommodate wider ships and heavier cargo.

 

Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Last chance to comment on changes for Wallace Falls

Updates for the state park could include an additional parking lot and a new approach to the falls.

Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

72-year-old steam engine heading home to glory

Newell Corp. of Arlington spent more than a year reviving the locomotive for its return to Alaska.

Man has life-threatening injuries after crash near Monroe

A driver reportedly crossed into the opposite lanes of Highway 203, causing a three-car collision.

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EVENTS Plant sale The Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens plant sale and raffle is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd.,… Continue reading

New superintendent chosen to lead Lakewood schools

Scott Peacock has been asked to fill the position. He’s worked for Snohomish schools since 1993.

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Sequoia High graduation CLass of 2019

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The… Continue reading

Scenes from the Sequoia High graduation ceremony held in the Everett Civic Auditorium on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Biggest state delegation ever is in Paris for air show

More than 80 from Washington are attending. State and local public officials say it’s worth the expense.

Faith Calendar

MEETINGS, CLASSES Spanish Bible study: A Spanish-language Anglican evening prayer and Bible study (Oración Vespertina, y Estudio Bíblico) will be held 7 p.m. Thursdays at… Continue reading

Driver who purposely hit Bothell pedestrians given 14 years

The assaults were a way for the man to “get out of going to work,” he told officers.

William Talbott II, left, listens as his public defender Jon Scott questions potential jurors at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. Snohomish County sheriff’s detective Jim Scharf, right, listens from the prosecutor’s table. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jury picked in 1987 cold case double murder trial

A jury pool was quizzed for three days. Opening statements are set for Friday in William Talbott’s trial.

William Talbott II, left, listens as his public defender Jon Scott questions potential jurors at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. Snohomish County sheriff’s detective Jim Scharf, right, listens from the prosecutor’s table. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stephanie Griffith (second from left), a longtime teacher at Maltby Elementary School, died of cancer in May 2018. Pictured here, in 2006, are friends from Spokane’s Ferris High School class of 1972, (from left) Kristy Hopkins Kunkle, Stephanie Griffith, Julie Muhlstein and Linda Jovanovich.

Graduates: Cherish your friendships. I treasure mine.

Stephanie Griffith, who taught kindergarten in Monroe, was beloved by students and Spokane girlfriends.

Stephanie Griffith (second from left), a longtime teacher at Maltby Elementary School, died of cancer in May 2018. Pictured here, in 2006, are friends from Spokane’s Ferris High School class of 1972, (from left) Kristy Hopkins Kunkle, Stephanie Griffith, Julie Muhlstein and Linda Jovanovich.

New Sno-Isle class prepares students to translate for others

A year in, the interpretation and translation course is seeing promising results for bilingual students.

Signs have popped up in the Port Gardner neighborhood against a proposal by the Everett School District and Housing Hope to build affordable housing on a playfield on Norton Avenue. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Emergency moratorium stalls project for homeless students

Everett City Council placed a six-month ban on supportive housing buildings in single-family zones.

Signs have popped up in the Port Gardner neighborhood against a proposal by the Everett School District and Housing Hope to build affordable housing on a playfield on Norton Avenue. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett’s new superintendent will make $261K a year

Ian Saltzman will have a bigger salary than his predecessor, but less money going into retirement.

Feeling grateful: Country Market fire could have been worse

A decision had been made not to open the popular Snohomish fruit stand to focus on other enterprises.

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EVENTS Pride of Everett Nominations are open for Everett’s Monte Cristo Awards for property owners who have shown pride in their homes or businesses. Awards… Continue reading

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or… Continue reading