Waiting lists and growing demand for low-income preschools

There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.

 

Everett woman found dead identified as 21-year-old

There were no obvious signs of trauma on the body of Brianna Leigh Nyer.

 

Snohomish County PUD general manager and CEO to retire

Craig Collar, 54, who will return to Montana, joined the utility as a senior manager in 2006.

 

Grief for the planet is real, and students are feeling it

“They’re losing sleep,” says a UW Bothell lecturer. She leads a seminar on environmental anxiety.

Mill Creek man gets 16 years for stabbing his wife to death

It was the culmination of a marriage marred by violence, separation and reconciliation, records show.

County planners seek denial of Woodway-area luxury condos

Concerns remain over design and traffic plans for the 3,081-unit development at Point Wells.

Mother hasn’t given up on a man who’s been missing 16 months

Antonio Neill had been struggling and got into a fight with a friend with whom he was staying.

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EARTH DAY Earth Day is Sunday. Some of the activities planned for the weekend: County celebration The Snohomish County Earth Day Celebration runs 11:30 a.m.… Continue reading

State will spend millions on task forces and reports

Here are eight undertakings that will incite possible action by lawmakers in the future.

New Everett hotel will double waterfront rooms in the county

Construction on Hotel Indigo at the Port of Everett’s new live-work-play development begins Thursday.

Ivar’s in Mukilteo closes for disinfection after illnesses

The Snohomish Health District said it’s not certain what caused some patrons to get sick.

Jensen Webster sorts through food stuffs at the Sultan High School in Sultan on March 14, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Sultan school children take charge to help their peers

The Sky Valley Youth Coalition has installed pantries at schools so kids can take food home.

Jensen Webster sorts through food stuffs at the Sultan High School in Sultan on March 14, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

A close friendship is lost to fire

An 88-year-old Smokey Point mobile home resident died despite a valiant effort by neighbors.

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EVENTS Marysville School District community meeting Families are invited to a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the Marysville Tulalip Campus, 7204 27th Ave. NE.… Continue reading

Students to walk out over gun issues, school safety

Walkouts are planned Friday at schools around the country, including at least nine in Snohomish County.

Everett man admits deadly slashing of 2 Maltby-area women

John Dimitri Kuljis Jr. pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree assault.

Talks to begin on emergency radio system contract

Motorola Solutions Inc. has been chosen to build a replacement for the current 911 radio system.

Traffic circles going in on Second Street in Marysville

The work follows complaints from residents about people driving too fast down the street.

On your mark, get set … get dirty

It’s a 5k obstacle course filled with fun and mud.

Swift Bus and van collide in Everett, injuring 2

Their injuries were described as minor.