Attic burns in empty, newly remodeled Lynnwood house

Investigators estimated the damage at $80,000.

Edmonds Lions Club donates to food bank

The Edmonds Lions Club on Jan. 22 donated $5,400 to the Edmonds Food Bank. Proceeds come from a raffle of gift certificates donated by local… Continue reading

Faith Calendar for Feb. 10-24, 2018

EVENTS Film series: First Presbyterian Church’s current Reel World Cinema Series theme is “Memorable Women Surviving Against the Grain.” The Feb. 16 film is “All… Continue reading

For Snohomish librarian, Olympic knowledge is golden

She’s compiled a list of books, DVDs and online resources for armchair winter sports fans.

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HEADS UP Everett Transit bus fares may increase Everett Transit is considering fare increases that would take effect in 2019. All fares would go up… Continue reading

Inspiring college students highlighted

The Washington State Association of College Trustees on Jan. 22 honored 34 community and technical college students as 2018 Transforming Lives award winners. The annual… Continue reading

Lynnwood school celebrates Catholic Schools Week

St. Thomas More Parish School in Lynnwood celebrated Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 2. Catholic Schools Week is a tradition started in 1974. It celebrates… Continue reading

Man faces murder charge for fatal apartment fire

William Matthews initially denied any involvement but later told police he used a lighter to start it.

Mariner fills in for Blue Thunder

The members of the Mariner High School drum line filled in at the last minute on Jan. 11 to lead the Special Olympics Parade in… Continue reading

Rail car swap eases overcrowding on Sounder train

Sound Transit on Monday adds an additional passenger car on the 7:15 a.m. Sounder departure from Everett to Seattle to help relieve crowding. “The last… Continue reading

State House backs Snohomish County opioid help center

It passed a bill which would put a similar diversion center program in Spokane County.

Statewide drug take back program clears House

A bill was approved to give every community a safe way to dispose of unused medications.

Everett-area man accused of peddling guns, grenades

Police reports say he had altered training grenades into pipe-bomb-style devices.

Charges filed in rape, overdose death of high school student

Brian Varela, 19, of Lynnwood, was charged with rape, manslaughter and controlled substance homicide.

Small mudslide in north Everett not unusual after big rainfall

The earth might continue to move, but no property is threatened, according to the city.

Frank McCord, former head of Everett’s Cascade Bank and CEO of Cascade Financial Corp., died Saturday, at age 87. (Family Photo)

‘Generous, kind, creative’: Banker Frank McCord dies at 87

His 32 years of civic contributions and community involvement in Everett actually were a second act.

Frank McCord, former head of Everett’s Cascade Bank and CEO of Cascade Financial Corp., died Saturday, at age 87. (Family Photo)

Edmonds man accused of hitting Ferndale cop, driving away

He was arrested trying to cross into Canada, officials said.

Driver who caused I-5 wreck near Marysville didn’t stop

A Stanwood woman was injured and traffic was backed up for miles.

Vote on Tuesday could be crucial for Lake Stevens project

The future of North Cove Park might hinge on whether voters approve a bond for a new library.

County quickly adapts to changes in state well-water rules

Planners say they’re ready to help property owners with domestic drilling permits.