A female beaver makes her way out of the temporary constructed den for herself and another relocated male beaver on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 near Sultan, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Beavers: Good environmental stewards, but lousy neighbors

Tulalip Tribes biologists are relocating nuisance beavers to forest areas where they can thrive.


Top (L-R): Emily Wicks, Bert Johnson. Right (L-R): David Wiley, Mike Sells.

Incumbents face challengers in races for the 38th District

Two seats in the state House representing parts of Everett and Marysville are up for grabs.


June Robinson (left) and Bernard Moody

Moody seeks political balance; Robinson touts her experience

Bernard Moody is seeking his first elected office against longtime former Rep. June Robinson.


Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Court: New trial in case of man who told police ‘Can’t breathe’

Cecil Lacy Jr. of Tulalip died in 2015 while in police custody.

Cecil Lacy Jr. (Family photo)

Mount Vernon pedestrian identified in Tulalip crash

Warren S. Day, 59, was hit by a car around midnight Saturday. He died of blunt-force injuries.

Running for a dream, Tulalip man helping people with autism

Tyler Fryberg and his former teacher finish 1,000-mile challenge to support Leah’s Dream nonprofit.

Man gets three years in prison for causing head-on crash

He was sentenced in federal court Monday for a collision that injured two fellow tribal members.

Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Pandemic Projects: Garden gnomes get a home of their own

The rustic retreat had been on this Tulalip couple’s to-do list for five years. Now, the gnomes — and the family cat — stay dry.

Debbie and Ed Cogswell of Tulalip built their gnome home on the stump of a tree they cut down five years ago. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Pursuit ends in fiery collision with dump truck in Tulalip

The man was suspected of shoplifting. He allegedly fled from Marysville police in a stolen car.

Tulalip Tribes to buy 100-acre salmon habitat near Monroe

The tribes plan to purchase part of what has been known as Reiner Farm, along the Skykomish River.

Appointees in 38th District are facing primary challengers

After being named to vacant seats, June Robinson and Emily Wicks will be tested in the Aug. 4 vote.

Tulalips get biggest chunk of Washington tribes COVID relief

The $1.5 million will go toward rent and utilities for families financially hurt by the crisis.

Tulalip Bingo and Slots hall set to reopen next week

The bingo and slot machine parlor closed in late March. When it resumes, masks will be required.

Indulge in luxury lodgings — and you don’t have to drive far

Take a pandemic staycation in style at these 3 high-end hotels in Snohomish County.

She teaches the traditional language of Coast Salish tribes

Natosha Gobin is spreading her passion for Lushootseed to tribal and non-tribal students.

Report: Man had knife when he charged, was shot by deputies

When Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man during a welfare check at an apartment last November, he reportedly was drunk,… Continue reading

The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year

Twice the size of the existing casino, the new entertainment venue will replace an older facility.

Head to the mall for ‘normal-ish’ good time — and Baby Yoda fix

Stores are open at Everett and Alderwood malls and the outlets in Tulalip. But new rules apply.

Judge: U.S. must release $679M in tribal virus relief funds

Funds were reserved for Alaska Native corporations awaiting the outcome of a lawsuit over eligibility.

Fear of destruction brings curfews, closures and police

Peaceful protests in Snohomish County have been followed by roadblocks and armed citizens standing guard.