Joshua Alexander O’Connor, 18, appears in court on Wednesday. He is accused of plotting to bomb and shoot classmates at ACES High School in Everett. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

In journal, Everett suspect had picked a date for school attack

The Everett teen reportedly planned attack as tribute to other mass killers. His bail is $5 million.

 

Scattered power outages around region after gusty Saturday

Up to 2 inches of snow could fall in some lowland areas of Snohomish County, forecasters said.

 

Herald photos of the week

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Faith Lutheran Church (of Everett) pastor Arhiana Shek (left) conducts a Bible study in Spanish with members Martha Schutten (center) and Fran Ulloa at Ulloa’s home in Lynnwood on Jan. 16. Although all the women speak and read English, studying in their first language, from a Spanish Bible, is a way to ensure they are understanding the intended meaning. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett church starts parallel ministry for Spanish speakers

Faith Lutheran seeks to offer fellowship, service opportunities to immigrants

Faith Lutheran Church (of Everett) pastor Arhiana Shek (left) conducts a Bible study in Spanish with members Martha Schutten (center) and Fran Ulloa at Ulloa’s home in Lynnwood on Jan. 16. Although all the women speak and read English, studying in their first language, from a Spanish Bible, is a way to ensure they are understanding the intended meaning. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett coaches reaching out to teens about dating violence

Free training focuses on a known strength of coaches: Being positive role models.

Faith Calendar for Feb. 17 to March 3, 2018

EVENTS Pancakes: A Norwegian Pancake Breakfast is served 7:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. Cost is $6; children under… Continue reading

Fix set for traffic woes at Riverfront townhomes in Everett

Trains have been blocking access to one side of the new housing development.

Officials monitoring known slide area east of Oso

Right now, there are indications it could slide but would not reach the highway.

Man allegedly runs over, kills stepmother in Tulalip

His stepmom, 53, was left for dead in the road on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. She later died at the hospital.

Election results for Snohomish County school districts

Updated 2/16: Here are the returns for Tuesday’s special election ballot measures.

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EVENTS Learn about the microgrid Snohomish County PUD plans an open house on its Arlington Microgrid Project, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Arlington… Continue reading

School levies still passing in 3 districts after latest tally

In the initial count, ballot measures in Lake Stevens, Marysville and Snohomish had been losing.

7-hour police standoff near Lynnwood ends with surrender

Deputies seized a rifle, pellet gun and knife at the scene.

Ballot measures in 3 school districts are now passing

With votes still trickling in, levies in Lake Stevens, Marysville and Snohomish surpass 50 percent.

As state revenue surges, lawmakers vow property tax relief

A new forecast predicts nearly $1.3 billion more income in the next three years than expected.

While husband Don listens, Sylvia Irvine, of Lake Stevens, recounts some of the sweetest moments with children the couple fostered over the past 33 years. In that time, they had about 250 kids in their home and not all of them were so sweet. Sylvia has written a book about what they experienced and the emotions of their foster children through the years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

These foster parents have touched 250 lives over 32 years

From the heartwarming to the harrowing, Sylvia and Don Irvine of Lake Stevens have seen it all.

While husband Don listens, Sylvia Irvine, of Lake Stevens, recounts some of the sweetest moments with children the couple fostered over the past 33 years. In that time, they had about 250 kids in their home and not all of them were so sweet. Sylvia has written a book about what they experienced and the emotions of their foster children through the years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

A fancy new fountain is tested at Everett’s Waterfront Place

The Port of Everett has installed bold new public art in anticipation of a new hotel and shops.

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EVENTS Pancakes, Norway style A Norwegian Pancake Breakfast will be served 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. Cost is $6;… Continue reading

High-speed, tire-shredding Marysville chase ends in capture

The 28-year-old driver is now being held for investigation of more than 25 criminal counts.

We might see snow in the lowlands this weekend

Snow in the mountain passes will definitely be deep, forecasters say.