Maddy Brockert, 22, visits Susan’s Youth Center, which is run by Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. The center was named after her mother, Susan Brockert, who was beaten to death by her boyfriend in 2011. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Why don’t abuse victims just leave? That’s the wrong question

Domestic-violence experts say it’s rarely that easy. So police and social workers are reaching out.

Signs show the rates for using the express toll lanes for traffic headed southbound on Interstate 405, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Bothell, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans Tuesday to try to decrease congestion on I-405 in answer to commuter complaints that the new express lane tolling system is making traffic worse. The governor said he would not be shutting down the tolling system as some people have called for. But the state transportation department is making plans to add new northbound general purpose lanes to ease some of the congestion and also plan to make it easier to move into and out of the express lanes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

After two years, are toll lanes here to stay?

The two-year experiment of I-405 toll lanes is up, and lawmakers must decide whether to continue it.

Health district to have more clean-up kits available

There was such high demand that the district temporarily ran out of needle resistant gloves.

Expanded Community Transit service set to start

CT is adding a total of 68 new bus trips in an expansion of service approved by district directors.

Groups to unite to address a range of issues

Communities of Color Coalition-350 Everett alliance to key on social issues, climate change

How Carleton Farms prepares for Halloween — in the summer

The Lake Stevens farm opens Sept. 30 for your pumpkin pickin’, scare lovin’, zombie-fightin’ pleasure

A customer walks away after buying a hot dog from a vendor on 33rd St and Smith Street near the Everett Station on Friday. The Everett Station District Alliance pictures the area east of Broadway and south of Hewitt Avenue as a future neighborhood and transit hub that could absorb expected population growth. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

How can Everett Station become a vibrant part of city?

A neighborhood alliance focused on long-term revitalization will update the public Tuesday.

Along with a few friends, student residents at Cedar Hall roast marshmallows, play ping pong and talk around a fire in a secure open-air interior courtyard. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Close and comfy quarters near EvCC

One of Cedar Hall’s main amenities for students is its proximity to the campus.

After slow start, Huskies roll past Colorado 37-10

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U.S. Division-favorite Portland scores six goals in the second period to sink Everett.

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In her second book, Bree Loewen shares her experiences of volunteering with Seattle Mountain Rescue.

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