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A salt marsh in recovery is gobbling carbon, gaining ground

Once drained for farming, 150 acres at Port Susan is returning to its natural state.


High-octane entertainment abound during the monster truck show Friday evening at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe on August 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The beginner’s guide to monster trucks at Evergreen State Fair

I’m not exactly your picturesque fan — but I love a good monster truck show, and here’s why.


A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Evergreen fair: come for giant squash, stay for lumberjacks

Find classic fair favorites and some new additions at the Evergreen State Fair through Sept. 2.


What can otters tell us about watershed pollution?

An Oregon professor spent a year on Whidbey studying river otters for insight into the environment.

Dozens of wedding gowns stolen from Lynnwood boutique

Some brides-to-be may be left without a dress after a burglary at Brides and Beyond.

Dead whale on Everett beach to be towed to Camano Island

The gray whale washed up Sunday. Its gender, age and cause of death have not been determined.

New Lake Stevens boathouse honors one of the ‘Boys’ of 1936

North Cascades Crew spent six years raising money, and volunteers worked long days building it.

Snohomish family, detained last month in Arizona, heads home

Held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement while on vacation, the Enriquez Olvera family has been released.

Snohomish family detained by Border Patrol while on vacation

Little information has been provided since they were arrested Thursday near Tucson, Arizona.

He found family — and 100 rabbits — through the Evergreen Fair

Don Ballard, who has volunteered at the event for about 30 years, was named this year’s Fair Honoree.