Eric Stevick

EdCC president to retire at end of the year

Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez well remembers her first graduation ceremony on the campus she has led for more than six years.… Continue reading

Work to begin soon on big indoor sports arena in Mill Creek

Two projects aimed at bolstering recreational opportunities in and around Mill Creek are moving forward. One is a private venture that could… Continue reading

Mukilteo principal’s new task: Get all-day kindergarten going

Come fall, the old white pickup truck won’t be there. For more than a dozen years, it often could be spotted on evenings… Continue reading

Slide-related closure means longer ride for medical patients

Better safe than sorry. That’s why the Darrington Fire District decided not to transport patients on Highway 530 during a state Department of… Continue reading

Census: County’s uninsured cut in half by Affordable Care Act

The percentage of working-age Snohomish County residents without health insurance dropped by half in the first two years after the federal health care… Continue reading

1 suspect in home-invasion robbery video turns himself in

One of the suspects in a home-invasion robbery south of Everett last week has turned himself in, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported… Continue reading

Half-percent sales-tax increase to support transit starts today

The day has come. A sales-tax hike across south Snohomish County is coming to a cash register near you. Effective Saturday, it places… Continue reading

Mukilteo sees major surge in number of ESL students

The growth has been incremental yet ever so consistent. It can be found on nearly every campus in the Mukilteo School District. The… Continue reading

‘Emotionally connected’ students build tiny houses for homeless

Geometry class filled with the pounding of hammers and buzzing of saws Tuesday morning. Students with white hardhats and hammers hanging from black… Continue reading

Man in Echo Lake area dies after police use Taser during arrest

A 29-year-old man died in police custody overnight Tuesday after an electronic stun gun was used to subdue him. A 911 call reporting domestic violence… Continue reading

NAACP wants civilian reviews of police-involved shootings

The Snohomish County branch of the NAACP hopes to see additional oversight of investigations when police are involved in shootings, including one in… Continue reading

Edmonds School Board exploring later start times for schools

For the Edmonds School Board, it’s a question of time. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends later starting times for high school and… Continue reading

Tribal elder, war veteran Ray Moses dies

In a cemetery he once maintained, the tribal elder was laid to rest Wednesday. There was an honor guard for the veteran who… Continue reading

Mayor’s father, Ray Stephanson Sr., lived life of adventure

He figured his dad might enjoy an outing. So Jim Stephanson asked his father if he wanted to keep him company while he… Continue reading

Everett native son Arnie Wiggum touched thousands of young lives

The park named for Arnold “Arnie” Wiggum can be a bustling place in the spring, summer and fall, a wide grassy expanse for… Continue reading

Fan dedication pays off: Schools enjoy powerhouse seasons

John Galbreath retired after decades of teaching and coaching, but he still goes to just about every basketball game. He used to wear… Continue reading

Lynnwood man accused of vehicular homicide in Everett crash

A passenger in a deadly weekend crash in south Everett told police the driver reached speeds of up to 80 mph before losing… Continue reading

Family believes prison inmate’s death could have been prevented

As he left the dining hall that Saturday afternoon, the middle-aged man grabbed a cupcake. Inmates in his block of the Special Offenders… Continue reading

Everett dumpster fire suspect allegedly admits starting other fires

Her street names are “Magic” and “Fire Starter.” Everett police believe she made good on the latter. The Snohomish woman, 40, was arrested… Continue reading

DUI patrols scheduled in county for Super Bowl Sunday

Some time after kickoff, the ranks of officers on the road looking for impaired drivers will swell in Snohomish County. The Snohomish County… Continue reading