Eric Stevick

Sno-Isle Libraries will have to make cuts or go to voters

The board soon will decide whether to reduce services by $2 million or go to the ballot.

Everett Mayor-elect Cassie Franklin names transition team

The panel of 55 residents and community leaders is being asked to provide input on the city.

With remaining ballot counted, Darrington has a winner

Turns out that ballot wasn’t marked for a very-tight school board race. Dave Holmer appears to have won.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

As police closed in, 2 heavily armed pot-shop robbers fled

Cops surrounded the place in Mountlake Terrace. The suspects were tracked by dogs and apprehended nearby.

Darrington School Board race might come down to a coin flip

With a one-vote difference, a single ballot in Skagit County remains to be counted.

Serving “the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind” a calling

Dan’l Markham now connects the Everett Gospel Mission with churches on issues surrounding poverty.

In this ‘voter intent’ state, even problematic ballots matter

Some have artwork or commentary. Some are not filled out correctly. But (almost) all of them count.

Snohomish Public Works Signal Technician/Electrician Jason Hendershot picks up a broken stop signal on the intersection of Seattle Hill Road and 35th Ave NE, after a tree fell, taking out the signal, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Windstorm felled trees and cut power to 45,000 customers

Several hundred were still without electricity Tuesday. Winds have subsided, but more rain is expected.

Snohomish Public Works Signal Technician/Electrician Jason Hendershot picks up a broken stop signal on the intersection of Seattle Hill Road and 35th Ave NE, after a tree fell, taking out the signal, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in Mill Creek, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace voters handily backing new civic campus

The $12.5 million measure funds a new City Hall next to the police station.

Take your earbuds out and greet the veterans among us

There are 230 of them at UW Bothell, where they and other students planted hundreds of U.S. flags.

Franklin pulls ahead of Tuohy in tight Everett mayoral race

As mailed-in ballots are counted, other races in Snohomish County are largely unchanged.

Bond for new elementary school near Maltby on February ballot

The proposal will be part of a three-proposition ballot package that includes operations and technology levies.

Schools offer course credits for languages spoken at home

Everything from Arabic to Wolof can be tested, and levels the field for students learning English.

Talk of changes at Marysville schools has parents wary

The district has lost more than 1,000 students over the past 10 years.

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Hiding in plain sight: Burned Everett building had rich past

It was a hotel, boarding house, fraternal lodge, church, dance studio and office furniture store.

500 tires go up in flames at a store south of Everett

There were no injuries. And it was nowhere near as bad as that months-long tire fire in 1984.

A homecoming king abdicates to a gentle, cheerful classmate

Jordan Davis-Miller passed Mariner High’s crown to Koby Inthavong, who “doesn’t have the easiest life.”

Arlington School District may float $107.5M bond in 2018

A new Port Middle School is among the projects on the district’s wish list.