Snowfall Sunday night and Monday morning made for a slippery and sloppy commute. All Snohomish County school districts canceled classes, and many area cities, businesses and colleges were closed or offered limited services.
At the popular park outside Mount Pilchuck Elementary School in Lake Stevens, where they would normally be in class, kindergarten student James Eichert, 6, sits atop a huge snowball while first-grader Mason Jones, 7, packs more snow around him Monday morning. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Snow plows, including this one on 20th Street SE between Everett and Lake Stevens, were clearing snow and slush from as many streets as possible before temperatures dropped again Monday night. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Katelynn Fitzgerald and Tegan Trefey, both 9, race through a snow-covered field at College Place Middle School on Monday in Lynnwood after a storm brought several inches, closing schools throughout the county. (Daniella Beccaria / The Herald)
Rada Anderson, 3, makes a snow angel while her brother, Declan Anderson, 5, and parents Chris and Erin Anderson build a snowman at College Place Middle School on Monday in Lynnwood. (Daniella Beccaria / The Herald)
A sledder is inverted as he tries to go over a small jump at Stanwood High School on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald) A sledder flips after hitting a small jump at Stanwood High School on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)