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Primary voters pamphlet covers county from Lynnwood to Stanwood

The local voters pamphlet for the Aug. 4 primary covers candidates in parts of Snohomish County from Lynnwood to Stanwood.

Date: 07/30/2015 | South County Politics


Model Ts and memories

Just like her late father, Sarah Newberg loves classic Fords

Date: 07/28/2015 | Local News


Koon, Emery for council seats

The Herald Editorial Board's endorsements for the Aug. 4 primary conclude with city council races in Lake Stevens and Mukilteo. Voters' top two choices in the primary will move on to the Nov. 3 general election.For Lake Stevens City Council, Position No. 5,...

Date: 07/21/2015 | Editorials


music festivals

Festivals

Date: 07/17/2015 | Entertainment


Music festivals

FestivalsArlington Street Fair: July 10 through 12, Legion Park, Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington. On Friday, 11:30 a.m., Old Time Fiddlers; 2 p.m., Arlington Idol contest; 4 p.m., Slacker pop rock. On Saturday, 10 a.m.,...

Date: 07/10/2015 | Entertainment


It's already been a year

Family and friends gather to remember Bradley Hogue

Date: 07/09/2015 | Local News


It's summer, let the chip sealing begin

Your local pothole may soon be filled.The summer road work season is under way in unincorporated Snohomish County areas with paving or chip sealing planned for a total of 107 miles of roadway.By the end of October, Snohomish will see the most road miles treated...

Date: 07/06/2015 | Street Smarts


The Colors of Freedom parade in Everett

EVERETT — While temperatures may have been warmer the usual this year, thousands of people lined Colby and Wetmore Avenues along with Wall Street to watch the annual Everett Colors of Freedom Fourth of July parade Saturday.

Date: 07/04/2015 | Local News


Honoring their Dead

The Grateful Dead has three shows left, and local fans look back

Date: 07/03/2015 | Entertainment


A patch of the blues

Lake Stevens blueberry U-pick may have to close

Date: 07/02/2015 | Local News


Lake Stevens parents who abandoned children sentenced

LAKE STEVENS — The parents of children removed from a filthy house in Lake Stevens were sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail and five years of probation.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Local News


Suspect in 2013 death of young mother unfit to stand trial

EVERETT — A young mother’s slaying in 2013 will go unprosecuted after state doctors concluded that the suspect remains too delusional to assist his lawyer.

Date: 06/22/2015 | Local News


Worker dies after fall at Lake Stevens Target

LAKE STEVENS — The state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating a workplace death that occurred Sunday at the Lake Stevens Target.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Sirens


Suspects sought in Monroe carjacking incident

Editor's Note: Police now say the report was made up. An updated story was posted on June 10.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Sirens


A triathlon a day

Ironman on mission to complete 50 in 50 days

Date: 06/09/2015 | Local News


Fire destroys duplex in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — A two-alarm fire destroyed a duplex in Lake Stevens on Friday morning.No people were home at the time, and two dogs were rescued, said Bruce Huston, a battalion chief with Snohomish County Fire District 8 in Lake Stevens.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Sirens


Bill gives tax breaks to companies in 4 cities in exchange for job creation

OLYMPIA — Marysville and Arlington will soon have a new tool to help attract businesses to an industrial area they share: a tax break.A bill passed by state lawmakers last week allows the cities to exempt companies from paying a portion of property taxes if they create...

Date: 06/01/2015 | Business


Man struck by patrol car files $2.75 million claim against county

EVERETT — A Lake Stevens man has filed a $2.75 million damage claim against Snohomish County after he was struck by a sheriff's office patrol car and seriously injured last fall."The bottom line is we are still investigating,...

Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News


City offers reasons for new signal on 20th Street hill

Several readers have wondered about that new traffic signal on 20th Street SE at Cavelero Road in Lake Stevens, on a steep incline just...

Date: 05/26/2015 | Street Smarts


Lifting spirits

After paralyzing illness, gym owner aims to inspire

Date: 05/20/2015 | Business


Safe Kids program has life jackets for the lending

LAKE STEVENS — Cabinets filled with life jackets that people can borrow for free are opening for the season Friday at Wyatt Park and the downtown boat launch here. They're part of a countywide Safe Kids program that lends life jackets to boaters and swimmers for...

Date: 05/18/2015 | Local News


How County Market landed in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — It's a new brand of supermarket for Snohomish County, one that is entrenched in the Midwest and the South.County Market opened May 1, taking over for Albertsons at 303 91st Ave. NE, No. F. County Market kept all of Albertsons' employees, more than 70 in...

Date: 05/18/2015 | Business


Fired up about firefighting

Super Kid Henry Blankenship is set on his career choice

Date: 05/11/2015 | Local News


Law aims to help people with disabilities live independently

LAKE STEVENS — Emma Patterson, 13, already is planning for college. She wants to study art, work at Starbucks and have her own place in Seattle.It'll be an uphill battle for the energetic teen with purple streaks in her hair and an infectious smile. She has Down...

Date: 05/07/2015 | Local News


Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Snohomish teachers to walk out Friday

Teachers in two Snohomish County school districts voted Monday to join the wave of Washington educators walking off the job during one-day strikes aimed at swaying the Legislature.

Date: 05/06/2015 | Local News


Lessons learned

Student aims to carry our culture home to Zanzibar

Date: 05/05/2015 | Local News


Fun in the summer sun

Cedar Springs Camp in Lake Stevens draws thousands of kids

Date: 05/02/2015 | Local News


Beer flows in Bothell

The Hop and Hound's craft beer fits right in

Date: 04/24/2015 | Life


New fire chief starts job, getting to know Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — April 15 marked Kevin O’Brien’s 24th anniversary as a firefighter.It also was his first day as the new Lake Stevens fire chief.O’Brien, 48, is moving to town from Orcas Island with his wife, Nancy, and their three sons.

Date: 04/23/2015 | Local News


Motorcyclist killed in Highway 9 crash is identified

LAKE STEVENS — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the Arlington man killed in a Sunday crash in Lake Stevens.Uzile Young, 71, died from blunt force injuries.

Date: 04/23/2015 | Local News


Arlington man dies of injuries from Highway 9 collision

LAKE STEVENS — A 73-year-old Arlington man has died from injuries suffered in a wreck in Lake Stevens on Sunday.

Date: 04/21/2015 | Local News


Killer gets 90 years

Shooter sentenced in drive-by attack that killed Molly Conley

Date: 04/21/2015 | Local News


Lake Stevens makes group’s Top 10 Worst Commutes

If you live in Lake Stevens, you probably won’t be surprised to find the city on a financial group’s Top 10 Worst Commutes in the region.

Date: 04/20/2015 | Street Smarts


Kids in every corner

Crowded Lake Stevens schools put kids anywhere they'll fit

Date: 04/20/2015 | Local News


2 injured in Lake Stevens collision that snarls traffic

LAKE STEVENS — Two people were injured in an collision on southbound Highway 9 at Lundeen Parkway Sunday afternoon and traffic remains backed up for a mile.

Date: 04/19/2015 | Local News


Judge denies man’s bid for lighter sentence in vehicular homicide

EVERETT — In many ways, Brandon M. Jones has worked to turn his life around.He’s taken up running to improve his fitness.He’s attended AA meetings almost daily to keep his sobriety and to try to help others do the same.He has helped his mom after his father died.

Date: 04/14/2015 | Local News


7-year sentence for RV chase, break-in

EVERETT — An Everett man who tried to outrun cops in a stolen motorhome is headed to prison for seven years.James Johns on Thursday failed to persuade Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Michael Downes to send him to drug treatment for part of his prison sentence.

Date: 04/12/2015 | Local News


Seeking truth in tragedy

Family tries to make sense of teen's death from one punch

Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News


Father pleads not guilty to reckless endangerment

EVERETT — A Lake Stevens father whose young son shot himself in the mouth pleaded not guilty Thursday to reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News


Ready, set, go

Where to find egg hunts in Snohomish County

Date: 04/02/2015 | Entertainment


Retiring Lake Stevens fire chief is ready to try new things

LAKE STEVENS — Dave Lingenfelter loved being a paramedic because it kept him guessing.In recent years, his challenge turned to making sure the Lake Stevens fire district weathered the recession.

Date: 03/31/2015 | Local News


Verdict disappoints family

Molly Conley's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder

Date: 03/30/2015 | Local News


The catapult challange

Heavy-duty lessons learned in marshmallow battle

Date: 03/29/2015 | Local News


‘Stalemated’ Molly Conley jury to return Monday

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury on Friday claimed it had reached a verdict on all but one count in the murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing 15-year-old Molly...

Date: 03/27/2015 | Local News


Molly Conley case to jury

Erick Walker is accused of going on a random shooting spree

Date: 03/26/2015 | Local News


Closing arguments expected Thursday in Molly Conley killing

EVERETT — Lawyers are expected to give closing arguments Thursday in the murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley in a drive-by shooting.

Date: 03/25/2015 | Local News


Firearms expert testifies in Molly Conley murder trial

EVERETT — A jury likely will begin deliberations later this week in the trial of a Marysville man accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley.

Date: 03/24/2015 | Local News


Video expert testifies in Molly Conley murder trial

EVERETT — A home surveillance camera likely captured Molly Conley minutes before she was shot to death along a rural Lake Stevens road in 2013.Prosecutors also allege that same camera recorded Erick Walker driving by minutes later and blocks away from where Molly, 15,...

Date: 03/20/2015 | Local News


Interview, discussions focus of drive-by shooting trial

EVERETT — The murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing a 15-year-old Seattle girl is stretching into its second week.

Date: 03/18/2015 | Local News


Local Adopt-a-Street programs welcome volunteers

Want to volunteer to keep local streets spiffy? Awhile back, we had a story about Adopt-a-Highway volunteer opportunities. Many cities and towns have their own Adopt-a-Street programs as...

Date: 03/18/2015 | Street Smarts


Lakefront luxury

At $1.28 million, Lake Stevens home among county's priciest

Date: 03/16/2015 | Business


Lake Stevens father charged in 3-year-old son’s self-shooting

LAKE STEVENS — Prosecutors on Friday filed a criminal charge against a Lake Stevens father whose 3-year-old son shot himself in the mouth in November.

Date: 03/14/2015 | Local News


No criminal charges planned for fatal punch

GRANITE FALLS — Prosecutors don’t plan to file criminal charges against a teenager who threw a single punch that led to the death of 18-year-old Jarom Thomas.

Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News


Lake Stevens’ ‘Marshal Marshall’ left legacy of fire safety

LAKE STEVENS — A memorial service is planned Saturday for Robert Marshall, the longtime Lake Stevens fire marshal who died March 2 from heart problems.

Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News


Lake Stevens third-graders suspended for viewing, sharing porn

LAKE STEVENS — Two third grade students have been suspended from Sunnycrest Elementary School after finding and sharing pornographic images on a school computer.A third-grade girl searched for sexually explicit images to show classmates, district spokeswoman Jayme Taylor said.

Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News


Emotional start to trial

911 tapes begin trial in drive-by shooting death of girl

Date: 03/09/2015 | Local News


Drive-by shooting trial set to start

EVERETT — The murder trial for a Marysville man accused of killing a Seattle teenager is expected to begin next week.

Date: 03/07/2015 | Local News


Get healthy at vegan cafe in Lake Stevens

Have you noticed this has been a rough year for sickness? It seems like everyone I know is just getting sick or just getting over being sick.

Date: 03/06/2015 | Entertainment


Jury selection begins in Lake Stevens shooting death of teen

EVERETT — Jury selection started Wednesday in the murder trial of a Marysville man accused of gunning down a 15-year-old girl in Lake Stevens.

Date: 03/04/2015 | Local News


User-friendly homes

Help for elderly among many options at home & garden show

Date: 03/04/2015 | Home and Garden


Owner of 111 cats in Snohomish charged with animal cruelty

LAKE STEVENS — A Snohomish woman accused of hoarding more than 100 cats in a travel trailer last year is now charged with animal cruelty.

Date: 03/02/2015 | Local News


Father accused of abandonment allegedly used stolen property for bail

EVERETT — The parents of children rescued from squalid conditions in January pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple felony charges.

Date: 02/23/2015 | Local News


Lake Stevens fish business makes time for family

It's hard to imagine that fish could have anything to do with a budding baseball career. But if it hadn't been for the Kelliher Fish Co., Branden Kelliher might not have had the opportunities that led to him being selected by the Oakland Athletics in the Major League Baseball draft last...

Date: 02/23/2015 | Business


Infant was hours from dying when found in filthy house

LAKE STEVENS — A 10-month-old boy was on the verge of kidney failure and so hypothermic that a nurse predicted he would have died within a day had he not been rescued.

Date: 02/20/2015 | Local News


Film fest feeling 'Lucky'

Lake Stevens native's 'Lucky Them' heads lineup in Everett

Date: 02/19/2015 | Entertainment


Briefs: Lake Stevens’ Williams Real Estate adds agent

Lake Stevens' Williams Real Estate adds agentEverett native Chris Bacoka of Arlington has joined Williams Real Estate of Lake Stevens. Bacoka has been a real estate broker for 30 years, with a background in office management, insurance and banking. His goal...

Date: 02/18/2015 | Bizblog


New system brings more safety to Snohomish County schools

Four Snohomish County school districts are rolling out a new system for reporting safety concerns on and off campus.

Date: 02/14/2015 | Local News


Mother of three children found in filth faces drug charge

LAKE STEVENS — Legal troubles keep piling up for the mom of three children who were rescued from a filthy Lake Stevens house last month.Police say the children, ages 7 years, 3 years and 11 months, were

Date: 02/13/2015 | Local News


FBI investigating two incidents of 'SWAT-ing' in the county

LAKE STEVENS — Curtis Henke was immersed in a "Call of Duty" video game competition that day in June. Viewers logged online to watch him play.While that was happening, Lake Stevens police were surrounding his parents' house, with real guns drawn.

Date: 02/07/2015 | Local News


Chris Pratt roasted

Lake Stevens grad is Harvard's Hasty Pudding winner

Date: 02/06/2015 | Entertainment


Parents of children found in filthy house charged with multiple felonies

LAKE STEVENS — Multiple felony charges were filed Friday against two parents whose children were found in squalid conditions in Lake Stevens.

Date: 02/06/2015 | Local News


Bail set at $100,000 each for parents accused of abandoning children

EVERETT — Bail was set at $100,000 each Wednesday for two parents accused of abandoning their children for days in a filthy house in Lake...

Date: 02/04/2015 | Local News


A future recreation station

Skate park, playgrounds coming to Cavelero Hill

Date: 02/04/2015 | Local News


3 kids found in squalor

Young children apparently abandoned; parents arrested

Date: 02/03/2015 | Local News


A community of kindness

Seahawks home a display of affection for couple's daughter

Date: 01/28/2015 | Local News


Woman seriously injured in Highway 9 crash near Marysville

MARYSVILLE — A Lake Stevens woman was critically injured Saturday afternoon after a car plowed into her minivan on Highway 9.

Date: 01/24/2015 | Local News


Movie hero vs. movie hero

Chris Pratt battles Captain America over Seahawks-Patriots

Date: 01/21/2015 | Web Monkey


Cornerstone Bible Church

The former Everett Bible Church moves near Lake Stevens

Date: 01/17/2015 | Local News


This guy's Seahawks and holiday displays will light up your life

LAKE STEVENS — It's Seahawks season.Scott Whitsell, 55, has light displays for Christmas, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Halloween and Easter.But right now, it's all blue and green bulbs.It's clear which team Whitsell is rooting for as the...

Date: 01/17/2015 | Local News


Detectives seek clues in young Everett woman’s killing

LAKE STEVENS — Detectives are looking for anyone who might have seen Summer Smith in the days before the Snohomish County teen disappeared in November.Her remains were discovered earlier this month near Lake Stevens.

Date: 01/16/2015 | Local News


Human remains found near Lake Stevens identified as missing teen

LAKE STEVENS — Detectives combing the area where human remains were located earlier this month also found blood-stained bedding, a broken knife, women's clothing and paperwork belonging to a teenager whose family last talked to her in November.Police were notified by...

Date: 01/15/2015 | Local News


Chris Pratt honored by Harvard theater group

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Chris Pratt, who grew up in Lake Stevens, has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Date: 01/14/2015 | Local News


Search concludes after human remains found near Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — An expansive search outside Lake Stevens has wrapped up after human remains were found earlier this month, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office reported on Tuesday.An investigation...

Date: 01/13/2015 | Sirens


Nana's soda pot

Woman's 'crazy' idea for pot-infused cola is taking off

Date: 01/13/2015 | Life


Search-and-rescue team aids investigation after remains found near Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — Search-and-rescue workers joined detectives from the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office this week in looking for clues into how human remains ended up in an area south of Lake Stevens.The search-and-rescue team worked Wednesday and Thursday with...

Date: 01/08/2015 | Local News


Landscaping firm fined $199K in young man's death

LAKE STEVENS — A state investigation into the work-related death of Bradley Hogue, 19, found that employees at an Everett-based landscaping and supply company regularly were asked to perform the dangerous task that ended his life.The Department of Labor and Industries...

Date: 01/05/2015 | Local News


Human remains found near Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has been asked to determine the age and gender of human remains found near Lake Stevens on Saturday.Deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 12000 block of 7th Place SE shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday.

Date: 01/05/2015 | Local News


Pilchuck River gnawing at stretch of Highway 92

LOCHSLOY — There still are pieces of concrete and rebar from where the Pilchuck River swallowed the house in 2012.Now the river is eroding toward Highway 92 between Granite Falls and Lake Stevens. Behind an orange-and-white barrier, waist-high posts mark the distance...

Date: 12/31/2014 | Local News


Lake Stevens updates sidewalk project

LAKE STEVENS — City leaders have updated their priorities for sidewalk construction, including projects to circle the lake with walkways and connect growing neighborhoods to schools and shopping centers, including Frontier Village.

Date: 12/30/2014 | Local News


Pavement and sidewalk help for local cities

The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board awarded 73 street and sidewalk improvement grants to local agencies totaling $95.2 million at its Nov. 21 meeting in Everett. The grant funding comes from the revenue generated by 3 cents of the...

Date: 12/30/2014 | Street Smarts


Something fishy is going on

What's up with those unusual road signs?

Date: 12/30/2014 | Whats Up With That?


Psychologists want more time with man suspected of Lake Stevens murder

LAKE STEVENS — State psychologists say they want more time to treat a mentally ill man accused of killing a Lake Stevens woman in 2013.

Date: 12/29/2014 | Local News


No charges against former Lake Stevens police officer

LAKE STEVENS — A former Lake Stevens police officer isn't expected to face charges in connection with the investigation that led to his November resignation.After conferring with prosecutors, Lake...

Date: 12/26/2014 | Local News


Lake Stevens settles police sergeant’s harassment lawsuit for $325K

LAKE STEVENS — The city of Lake Stevens is paying a former police sergeant $325,000 to settle her lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and retaliation.The final payment is due in January, public records show.

Date: 12/19/2014 | Local News


1 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — A 22-year-old man was killed and two more people were injured in a head-on crash Thursday.The crash was reported about 4 p.m. near the intersection of Lake Drive and Highway 92, just east of Highway 9, Lake Stevens police Cmdr. Dennis Taylor said.

Date: 12/18/2014 | Sirens


Covington boat maker’s fraud persists, authorities say

SEATTLE — Philip Warnock’s deceptions go back decades.

Date: 12/14/2014 | Local News


Woman rescued from burning Lake Stevens house

LAKE STEVENS — A 62-year-old Lake Stevens woman was rescued through her bedroom window during a house fire Tuesday night.The fire was reported about 11:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of 120th Avenue NE. The woman called 911 after being awakened by a smoke detector.

Date: 12/10/2014 | Sirens


3-year-old wounded himself in Lake Stevens shooting, detectives say

LAKE STEVENS — A 3-year-old boy shot himself in the mouth last month near Lake Stevens.That’s what detectives with the Snohomish County sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit now believe.

Date: 12/08/2014 | Local News


The Worst Parking Lot in Snohomish County is...

The results are in, and the Worst Parking Lot in Snohomish County dishonors go to the Trader Joe's complex on Everett Mall Way.It wasn't even...

Date: 12/08/2014 | Street Smarts


Trial in drive-by shooting death postponed to March

EVERETT — The trial for a Marysville man accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley last year is now set to begin in early March.Lawyers met Tuesday for a brief hearing in front of Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wynne and settled on March 9 for a new trial date.

Date: 11/25/2014 | Local News




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