The circulation department of The Daily Herald expected to hear some push-back when the paper switched at the start of the year from carrier delivery to U.S. Postal Service delivery; essentially changing the newspaper’s arrival from mornings to afternoons.
What The Herald didn’t expect was that it would be paying for same-day delivery that instead can lag one or more days late for some…
It has been several months since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a decision that also overturned decades of legal precedent that gave the right to terminate a pregnancy.
The right to an abortion is no longer considered a federally guaranteed legal right. Individual states have scrambled to pass their own laws to restrict access to abortions and certain kinds of…
Mohamad Imran advocated for years to get his brother Ikram out of a detention camp. Now Ikram has been reunited with Mohamad here in Western Washington.
Two brothers are now calling western Washington home after being separated for 10 years and enduring hardships most people could never imagine.
Mohamad Imran, 21, and 15-year-old Ikram Imran were pushed out of their home country of…
On the first anniversary of Russia's invasion, dozens gathered at St. John’s Episcopal Church to honor the lives lost.
Dozens gathered at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kirkland on Friday evening, praying and paying homage on the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“Tend the sick, holy God,” Michael Ryan, a rector at the church, said while standing behind a podium…
Congress needs better data on Americans’ use of smart devices, says Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), so it can plan for the country’s connectivity infrastructure needs.
“IoT and smart devices are growing in popularity in our homes and businesses to improve safety, efficiency, and convenience but that would grind to a halt if we do not have enough 5G spectrum available,” the Congresswoman…
The nonprofit’s largest project yet opened Wednesday. The complex will house formerly homeless and low-income families.
Everett-based nonprofit Housing Hope officially welcomed 60 families into affordable housing Wednesday at its newest and largest development so far, Twin Lakes Landing II in Marysville.
About 100 people gathered on the basketball court and playground at the center of…
An upbeat President Joe Biden deployed his ground game in tonight’s 2023 State of the Union address, delivering a speech featuring a set of proposals to strengthen the economic security of the middle class and recognizing that the country is tired of impasse, anger and division in its national government.
The forty-sixth president did not try to equal the soaring eloquence of Barack…
Jan Staehli didn’t sign up to deliver mail. She stays busy enough managing the Vashon Country Store and Farm.
But the U.S. Postal Service has been so understaffed and overwhelmed on the island recently that Staehli can’t count on regular deliveries for the route that includes her store, which manages mailboxes for about 150 residents. During the holiday season, she said, unsorted piles…
The legislation seeks to offer workers stand-alone telehealth benefits, similar to dental and vision plans.
The Telehealth Benefit Expansion for Workers Act would amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to treat benefits for telehealth services like excepted benefits.