Kari Bray

Expanded Arlington Boys & Girls Club includes new teen center

The teen center wasn’t officially open, but there was no keeping them out. A lively beat came from the speakers and the overhead… Continue reading

Stanwood joins WWU-led study of downtown flood risks

A year-long project with Western Washington University is planned to study flood risks in west Stanwood and find options for business and homeowners… Continue reading

Determined teacher helps keep students on Path to success

Editor’s note: Teacher Jan Link has a mantra: Anyone can make it, given the right help after the school day ends. After this story, read… Continue reading

Breeanna Martin: Figuring things out

Main story: Determined teacher helps keeps students on Path to success Teacher Jan Link has a mantra: Anyone can make it, given the right help… Continue reading

Juan Guitron: Getting down to work

Main story: Determined teacher helps keeps students on Path to success Teacher Jan Link has a mantra: Anyone can make it, given the right help… Continue reading

Les Hagen retiring after 39 years as pastor at Darrington church

A pastor who made his mark through sermons, service and shooting hoops is leaving after nearly four decades. Les Hagen and his wife,… Continue reading

Meetings seek input on fixes to Highways 9, 204 interchange

Transportation engineers are seeking feedback on five ideas to transform the intersection of Highways 9 and 204, near the Frontier Village shopping… Continue reading

Nonprofit center’s goal: Get moms, families out on the water

A nonprofit in the wooden boathouse on pebble-covered Cama Beach wants to get moms on the water. The Mother’s Day Saturday Sail… Continue reading

Lake Stevens forms group to focus on rights, needs of veterans

A new city commission aims to make Lake Stevens a more welcoming place for veterans and military families. The City Council voted… Continue reading

Dairy aims to be first to test system that reclaims waste

Cows circle slowly on a carousel where they are cleaned and milked. They’re unfazed by attention, whether it’s from the farm workers or… Continue reading

Marysville school-bus cameras are issuing $419 tickets now

The warnings are over. The Marysville School District installed traffic-enforcement cameras on 15 school buses more than a month ago. During April, drivers… Continue reading

Rotary volunteers build Legion park paths for disabled

At a park that overlooks the inlet their club is named for, volunteers with the Port Gardner Rotary Club shoveled fine gravel into… Continue reading

Next stop NASA as Arlington grad rockets to top of her field

Jennifer Domanowski remembers her high school astronomy teacher suggesting she work at NASA. She laughed. That’s never going to happen, she thought. Now,… Continue reading

Everett marchers join nationwide call for climate action

More than 100 people gathered on Everett’s waterfront to march Saturday morning,… Continue reading

Commercial shellfish harvesting restricted because of pollution

The state Department of Health earlier this week announced restrictions on commercial shellfish harvests because of pollution. An annual water quality evaluation showed… Continue reading

Lake Stevens issues permits for controversial condo project

The city says work can continue on a decade-old development plan that has raised concerns among neighbors. An agreement allowing for 288… Continue reading

Lions Club members put in 2 pieces of play equipment at park

Volunteers with the local Lions Club spent a day last week with rakes and wrenches, bolts and beauty bark. They put in two… Continue reading

Enjoy barns, burgers, brews on the McClinchy Mile Bike Ride

Several hundred bicyclists are expected to tour north Snohomish County this weekend. The 35th annual McClinchy Mile Bike Ride is set for Sunday,… Continue reading

Arlington woman awarded for years of service to community

Darlene Strotz’ old farmhouse has been remodeled a few times since her years of dairy farming. Now, she runs the family feed store… Continue reading

Chronic absences raise alarms in Snohomish County schools

Nearly one of every seven students attending public schools in Snohomish County is considered a frequent no-show in the classroom. Missing school is… Continue reading