Photography

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak boys swim team tops Jackson

The Knights earn a 96-74 win over the Timberwolves at West Coast Aquatics.

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mariner players react to beating Jackson after the game on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mariner outlasts Jackson in tight Wesco 4A battle

Marauders senior Jailin Johnson hits the game-winning free throws in the final seconds and pours in a game-high 32 points.

Mariner players react to beating Jackson after the game on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A female common merganser speeds off along the Snohomish River on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at Bob Heirman Wildlife Park at Thomas’ Eddy in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes, Snohomish County receive grants for coastal preservation

The money will help county and tribal leaders create healthier habitat for future generations of fish — and people, too.

A female common merganser speeds off along the Snohomish River on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022, at Bob Heirman Wildlife Park at Thomas’ Eddy in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood girls’ defense shines in win over Everett

The Royals stifle the Seagulls’ offense all night en route to a 50-25 win in a matchup of league contenders.

Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens football players ride in the back of a truck during their championship parade Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens football celebrates with state championship parade

The Lake Stevens football team celebrated its first-ever state title with a championship parade Saturday morning. The parade, organized by the city… Continue reading

Lake Stevens football players ride in the back of a truck during their championship parade Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Cascade’s Aidan Kopra and Stanwood’s Gary Grisham wrestle for a loose ball during a game Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Cascade’s Aidan Kopra and Stanwood’s Gary Grisham wrestle for a loose ball during a game Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The final 747 is rolled out of the factory on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Final 747 rollout signals end of an era for Boeing, Everett

After a 55-year run, the last of the “Queen of the Skies” emerged from the Everett assembly plant Tuesday evening.

The final 747 is rolled out of the factory on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Three Herald photographers chose a favorite photo and share the behind-the-scenes of how they got that shot.

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A woman diverts from her walk on Colby Avenue to take a closer look at a pickup truck that was partly crushed by a fallen tree during an overnight wind storm Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in north Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Overnight winds cause sweeping power outages in Snohomish County

Almost half of Snohomish County PUD customers lost power early Saturday morning. It could take days for all households to be restored.

A woman diverts from her walk on Colby Avenue to take a closer look at a pickup truck that was partly crushed by a fallen tree during an overnight wind storm Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in north Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Air Force veteran Rick Holland places a yellow rose at the base of the new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Unveiling of new Gold Star Families monument moved onlookers to tears

Lynnwood is home to the nation’s 2ooth Gold Star Family Memorial, featuring three unique items built into the foundation

Air Force veteran Rick Holland places a yellow rose at the base of the new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Silvia Rodriguez poses for a portrait after winning best catrina at the Washington-Guerrero Foundation’s Día de los Muertos event at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Día de los Muertos honors dearly departed family members

Event in Lynnwood draws many dressed as catrinas, or skeletons. More festivities slated this week.

Silvia Rodriguez poses for a portrait after winning best catrina at the Washington-Guerrero Foundation’s Día de los Muertos event at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A trick-or-treater gets candy from the Brandon family — Nick, Hope, Emma, Zoey and Kai — who decorated their car as a zoo exhibit for Madison Elementary School's Trunk-or-Treat event on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, in Everett, Washington. Hundreds of students and family members came out to the school Friday night to show off their costumes and collect candy from over a dozen themed vehicles. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Halloween tailgating: Kids in costume collect treats from well-decorated trunks

Nick, Hope, Emma, Zoey and Kai — who decorated their car as a zoo exhibit for… Continue reading

A trick-or-treater gets candy from the Brandon family — Nick, Hope, Emma, Zoey and Kai — who decorated their car as a zoo exhibit for Madison Elementary School's Trunk-or-Treat event on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, in Everett, Washington. Hundreds of students and family members came out to the school Friday night to show off their costumes and collect candy from over a dozen themed vehicles. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Shorewood’s Grant Harley slips the last defender on his way to the end zone on a long touchdown run against Cascade on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Shorewood holds off Cascade, advances to crossovers

The Stormrays stop a two-point try with no time left to win 23-22 and will face Arlington for a spot in the Week 10 playoffs.

Shorewood’s Grant Harley slips the last defender on his way to the end zone on a long touchdown run against Cascade on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Grace Andrews swims in the 200 Yard IM during the meet against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Grace Andrews swims in the 200 Yard IM during the meet against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Bears greet each other on Chichagof Island. (Courtesy Photo / Elleana Elliott)

Photos from the island of bears

Meet a Southeast Alaska woman whose passion is photographing the giant coastal black bears that thrive near — and in — her small town.

Bears greet each other on Chichagof Island. (Courtesy Photo / Elleana Elliott)
Lake Stevens’ Bella Christensen spikes the ball past Glacier Peak’s Julia Martin during the match on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Bella Christensen spikes the ball past Glacier Peak’s Julia Martin during the match on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Behind the lens: Herald photographers share how they got the shot

Three Herald photographers chose a favorite photo and share the behind-the-scenes of how they got that shot.