Not all thrift stores are created equal.Make the most of your time and dress for success.Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier offers these thrifty tips on dailyfashionmuse.com:
Date: 05/22/2016 | Life
MARYSVILLE — Sno-Isle Libraries is asking people to weigh in on the draft of a plan that calls for new or expanded libraries in six locations around Snohomish County.Officials have finished the first version of the library district's capital facilities plan, a document...
Date: 05/16/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — Shane Hathaway was delusional and hallucinating last year when he allegedly stabbed his 83-year-old grandmother to death and tried to kill his grandfather, according to a new forensic psychiatric evaluation.
Date: 05/03/2016 | Local News
The bigger the better.Community yard sales are like Black Friday, with a mall of lawns filled with everything and anything you could possibly want, need or don’t need. Here are some biggies coming up:
Date: 04/26/2016 | Life
UPDATE: The mother and baby were found safe Wednesday morning.
Date: 04/20/2016 | Local News
Things might look a little lonely along the berths at Navy Base Everett right now.The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, originally scheduled to return to Everett this year, instead is not expected home until 2019. And the USS Momsen, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile...
Date: 04/19/2016 | Editorials
Got a fashion emergency?“Mine usually occur at the most inopportune moments,” Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier writes in her blog, www.dailyfashionmuse.com.
Date: 04/17/2016 | Life
Beyond family reach, mental illness claims another young adult
Date: 04/03/2016 | Local News
SNOHOMISH — Broadway Avenue between 180th and 188th streets will be closed for a week as crews working for Snohomish County install a storm system and two vaults.
Date: 03/28/2016 | Street Smarts
Sure, it's difficult to let go. The hopes, the dreams, the memories.But, seriously, it's only an article of clothing.It's spring, time to purge your closet, says Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier on
Date: 03/27/2016 | Life
MILL CREEK — Two men have been arrested for investigation of a December drive-by shooting in Mill Creek.Someone shot two rounds from a pistol in the early morning of Dec. 13 after an alarm went off at the Mill Creek Lowe’s store in the 2000 block of 132nd Street SE.
Date: 03/23/2016 | Local News
MILL CREEK — Police have learned that a mysterious white powder left in and around city parks over the weekend was nothing more than flour.Reports of the powder created enough public safety concern that the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab was asked to analyze and identify it.
Date: 03/21/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — A judge sentenced a Seattle man to five years in prison for ramming a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy's patrol car during a traffic stop gone awry.Deputy Arthur Wallin wasn't hurt in the Nov. 25 crash. His canine partner, Ronin, caught up with the suspect,...
Date: 03/19/2016 | Local News
MILL CREEK — A man who was hit by a car in Mill Creek last week has died.
Date: 03/16/2016 | Local News
Mill Creek financial adviser recognized by Edward JonesEdward Jones financial adviser Mary Basili of Mill Creek has attended a conference to recognize successful female Edward Jones financial advisers. About 19 percent of Edward Jones' financial advisers are...
Date: 03/15/2016 | Bizblog
MILL CREEK — An 18-year-old man suffered critical injuries Wednesday evening when he was hit by a car while crossing Highway 527 in Mill Creek.The accident occurred in the 16900 block.
Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News
Appliance recycler Jaco Environmental suffered from a sharp downturn in scrap metal prices last year but probably was doomed even had metal prices not fallen so far, said a court-appointed receiver tasked with liquidating the company.Jaco Environmental, with headquarters at...
Date: 03/09/2016 | Business
Late-qualifying Henry M. Jackson High School wins Hi-Q
Date: 03/09/2016 | Local News
MILL CREEK — The tiny, one-room shed was a home.It had a shingled roof and a lock that only worked from the inside. It had reading materials and a place to hang up clothes. At one point, an electrical cord had been snaked over from a nearby building. It apparently...
Date: 02/27/2016 | Local News
Penny Creek school staff visit kids to promote learning, reading
Date: 02/26/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — A serial bank robber with 30 holdups to his name has been sent to state prison.
Date: 02/25/2016 | Local News
Life’s a brooch.Do you have a bunch of brooches from your mom or grandma or a 1980s binge gathering dust in your jewelry box?Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier says these gems aren’t relegated to the jacket lapel.
Date: 02/21/2016 | Life
MILL CREEK — A man was taken into custody Monday after a relatively slow-speed pursuit that began on the Bothell-Everett Highway ended on Lowell Larimer Road.The Mill Creek Police Department was the lead agency with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office providing assistance.
Date: 02/02/2016 | Local News
Jackson High sophomore Musunuri stands out in science, math
Date: 02/01/2016 | Local News
The headline by Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier says it all: “Fleece Lined Tights: I’m Obsessed.”
Date: 01/10/2016 | Life
MILL CREEK — Mayor Pam Pruitt gets to keep the gavel as she presides at City Council meetings for the next two years. The seven-member council elected Pruitt to the helm with a 5-to-2 vote Tuesday evening.
Date: 01/07/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — Buying a car is stressful.
Date: 01/02/2016 | Local News
With a 60-day session set to start in the Legislature in less than two weeks — that's compared to 2015's record 176-day, three-special-session odyssey — city government leaders in Snohomish County are keeping their expectations realistic.The lawmakers' focus for...
Date: 01/01/2016 | Editorials
Trudy Lothyan of Mill Creek had this request: “There is a small island on 527 in Mill Creek just before Dumas Road going south. On dark rainy nights...
Date: 12/31/2015 | Street Smarts
Flannel shirts with jewelry and heels?Yep.Flannel up with a blazer, pearl earrings, pencil skirt and even a wedding dress.Get out of your jeans-and-boots rut and check out some new ways to wear flannel shirts by Mill Creek blogger Anne Dofelmier.
Date: 12/27/2015 | Life
CLEARVIEW — Two Snohomish County fire districts will start to merge Jan. 1.Under a new contract, Fire District 3 in Monroe and District 7 in Clearview will combine administrations and share a fire chief.
Date: 12/25/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK -- A hunt is on for somebody who reportedly opened fire on Mill Creek police officers early Sunday.
Date: 12/13/2015 | Sirens
‘Toevember’ brings in thousands of socks for the homeless
Date: 12/11/2015 | Local News
South Snohomish County voters have elected four familiar political candidates and two newcomers to the Snohomish County Charter Review Commission.
Date: 12/01/2015 | South County Politics
Alexa's Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; www.alexascafe.com. Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. Nov. 28: Tweety and the Tom-Cats.The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580;
Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment
Garth Risk Hallberg7 p.m. Nov. 10, Third Place BooksThe author will read from his debut novel "City on Fire," about New York City in 1977, with cast of seemingly unrelated characters who become entangled after the infamous summer...
Date: 11/08/2015 | Entertainment
MILL CREEK — Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods” is on the Jackson High School’s Theatre Society stage this month with a large cast.
Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment
Zeek's Pizza4309 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-893-8646Specialty: PizzaPizza lovers rejoice: Zeeks brings gourmet pizza to Lynnwood
Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment
Retired composer brings zombie-themed work to Woodside
Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK — Neighbors here are fighting a proposed housing development set to be built just south of the city limits.Kirkland-based Westcott Homes wants to build 149 townhouses on...
Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News
You can vote three times for Snohomish County Charter-Review Commission.That’s because each county council district selects three commission members.
Date: 10/27/2015 | South County Politics
MILL CREEK — Four candidates are vying for two open seats on the City Council to oversee the young but quickly-growing community. Running the city has been rocky at times. The council faced public backlash after it
Date: 10/21/2015 | Local News
Beardslee Public House19116 Beardslee Boulevard, Bothell, 425-286-1001, www.beardsleeph.comSpecialty: Pub grub and beerBeardslee does upscale pub grub and beer well
Date: 10/16/2015 | Entertainment
Mill Creek, having incorporated in 1983, is among Snohomish County's younger municipalities. Since its beginning it has grown quickly from about 7,000 residents in 1990 to more than 19,000 today.City administration has been at times tumultuous for Mill Creek. The council...
Date: 10/12/2015 | Editorials
Candidates for the Snohomish County charter review commission representing council district 4 recently sent their suggestions for reviewing the charter.
Date: 10/07/2015 | South County Politics
Mill Creek's Bob Crannell a resource for other chiefs
Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News
Mill Creek economic director elected VP of Washington cities associationMill Creek's Community and Economic Development Director, Tom Rogers, has been elected to serve as one of two vice presidents for the Association of Washington Cities Planning Directors.
Date: 10/06/2015 | Business
Annelies Zijderveld2 p.m. Oct. 4, University Bookstore
Date: 10/04/2015 | Entertainment
Snohomish CountyEventsSchack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. Teen Nights at Schack return 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. These free, after-hours events...
Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment
South Snohomish County will have a full ballot for the Nov. 3 general election.
Date: 09/29/2015 | South County Politics
First Financial Northwest Bank has opened a branch in Mill Creek and plans to open a second one in Edmonds by early next year.It's the Renton-based bank's first foray into Snohomish County.The bank has been in business for 90 years, according to its website.
Date: 09/29/2015 | Business
NORTH BEND — The King County Sheriff’s Office says a 58-year-old Mill Creek man fell to his death while hiking in Twin Falls State Park near North Bend.
Date: 09/28/2015 | Northwest
MILL CREEK — A Mill Creek man was on his way home from a bar last month when he allegedly hit a bicyclist and kept going.Police believe they've identified the suspect through interviews with...
Date: 09/28/2015 | Local News
Dan Raley7 p.m. Sept. 28, Mill Creek U BookstoreFormerly with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Raley is a local sportswriter whose new book "How Seattle Became a Big League Sports Town" covers Seattle's sports history, heroes and...
Date: 09/27/2015 | Entertainment
MILL CREEK — An organized crime group has been targeting LA Fitness locations on the West Coast, and one of the suspects turned up in Mill Creek.The 30-year-old man from Hungary was being held this week at the Lynnwood City Jail for investigation of making false...
Date: 09/26/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK — A police officer here spotted a stolen bicycle and made sure it was returned to a couple who is traveling across the country.
Date: 09/23/2015 | Local News
Marketing Solutions president named finalist for teaching awardThe president of Mill Creek-based Marketing Solutions was recently announced as a finalist for the 2015 University of Washington Bothell Dean's Undergraduate Part-time Teaching Excellence Award.
Date: 09/21/2015 | Bizblog
Incumbent Alderwood Water and Wastewater Commissioner Donna Cross is running unopposed in the Nov. 3 general election.
Date: 09/17/2015 | South County Politics
Now that WSDOT has finished its attempts at smoothing out the 128th Street roller coaster past McCollum Park, Snohomish County is moving ahead with its improvements to
Date: 09/14/2015 | Street Smarts
There is the Wacky Worm at the Evergreen State Fair, and there is 128th Street near McCollum Park.Both are roller coaster rides.
Date: 09/14/2015 | Street Smarts
This water is really cold.That was the visceral reaction when Joan Weisberg Beyerlein first stood on a beach in Dover, England, then plunged into the English Channel. At 65, she would soon become a channel swimmer, the only woman on a six-person relay team, and the team’s oldest member.
Date: 09/11/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Snohomish County is taking the lead on a new approach to paving that could result in cheaper, faster and better upgrades to local roadways.
Date: 09/08/2015 | Street Smarts
MILL CREEK — There’s a new city manager in town.
Date: 09/05/2015 | Local News
Couple exploring country after creating fully sustainable vehicles
Date: 09/05/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK — A project by the Snohomish County PUD will improve the reliability of electrical service in the Mill Creek Country Club area.
Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News
1st Security bank opens Mill Creek branchThe new Mill Creek branch of 1st Security Bank and its manager, Melissa Harris, invite the community to come visit the bank. The new branch is located at the Park Place Center at the Mill Creek Town Center, 15224 Main...
Date: 09/01/2015 | Bizblog
MILL CREEK — If a proposal to build two five-story buildings here is approved, the city will have met its goal for housing development and be able to turn its attention to attracting more businesses.That's according to
Date: 08/31/2015 | Local News
Voters in Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Bothell, Mill Creek and the rest of Snohomish County Council District 4 will see 10 candidates on the November ballot for three positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.
Date: 08/28/2015 | South County Politics
MILL CREEK — Police in Mill Creek are investigating a hit-and-run collision that sent a bicyclist to the hospital early Wednesday morning.The man, 53, was listed in critical condition at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.The crash occurred around...
Date: 08/26/2015 | Local News
New vice president of Workforce Development at EdCCEdmonds Community College has hired Terry Cox as the new vice president of Workforce Development and Training. Prior to EdCC, Cox was at North Seattle College where she served as the dean for Business,...
Date: 08/25/2015 | Bizblog
New president for Rotary Club of Mill CreekBecky Porter has taken over as the new president of the Rotary Club of Mill Creek. Former president Jeff Brennan's successful term ended in June. Under Brennan's guidance, the last year featured increased membership...
Date: 08/24/2015 | Bizblog
Scrub-a-Mutt, dahlias, music, skateboarding and more
Date: 08/21/2015 | Entertainment
MILL CREEK — Police Cmdr. Ken Neaville is resigning to take a post with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board.City officials were notified this week that Neaville, 54, plans to change jobs in September.
Date: 08/13/2015 | Local News
Alexa’s Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; www.alexascafe.com. Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m.
Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment
EVERETT — By the end of the year, most police and fire vehicles in Snohomish County could be equipped with GPS technology that will allow emergency dispatchers to know where they are at a moment's notice.The technology promises faster and safer emergency operations. It...
Date: 07/31/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK — The shelves of the Safeway here are mostly bare as the grocer gets ready to close the store for good Saturday.Safeway spokeswoman Tairsa Worman said the store at 13314 Bothell-Everett Highway is shutting down because it wasn't as profitable as other...
Date: 07/25/2015 | Local News
It took 176 days, with two special sessions, including a few extra days tacked on at the end. And with so much riding on a number of outcomes, it was often frustrating to watch as deals were made, dashed and made...
Date: 07/23/2015 | Editorials
BOTHELL — A 5-year-old girl was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Saturday after falling about 20 feet from an apartment building in Bothell.The girl injured her head and a leg, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
Date: 07/18/2015 | Local News
BOTHELL — PCC Natural Markets plans to open its second location in Snohomish County by next year.The 25,000-square-foot store is planned in the former Albertsons at the Canyon Park Shopping Center at 22621 Bothell Everett Highway.
Date: 07/14/2015 | Business
SEATTLE — A Mill Creek businessman is facing federal charges for allegedly importing phony goods, including illegal drug paraphernalia.
Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News
MILL CREEK — Fire broke out at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday on the deck of a house in the 2000 block of Village Green Drive in Mill Creek.There were two people at home at the time.
Date: 07/04/2015 | Local News
Kristine Scoville of Everett asks: "I am concerned about the intersection of 132nd Street SE and Seattle Hill Road. At this intersection eastbound Highway 96 turns left from 132nd onto Seattle Hill Road. You are also able to make a legal U-turn to access the strip mall on the...
Date: 06/29/2015 | Street Smarts
MILL CREEK — The identity of a body found in the woods of Mill Creek in January remains unknown.
Date: 06/25/2015 | Local News
Get your groove on at this weekend's Mill Creek Garden Tour.There are six gardens on the June 27 tour that is open to the public this year."In the past it has been for members only," said Mill Creek Garden Club spokeswoman Lila Johnson. "It was...
Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden
Julie ShayneNoon July 25, Edmonds BookshopThe local author and editor will talk about her latest project, which is one she edited: "Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas." Shayne is senior lecturer in...
Date: 06/21/2015 | Entertainment
EventsEvergreen Arboretum & Gardens Plant Sale: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 20, at the arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers, roses, annuals. Sales benefit the arboretum. Call 425-257-8597 or go to...
Date: 06/18/2015 | Home and Garden
Derrick Coleman Jr.Noon June 14, Third Place Books
Date: 06/14/2015 | Entertainment
Spin open the giant wooden door.A fireplace, giant Buddha head and gleaming glass wall of wine bottles appears.China City at Mill Creek Town Center is stunning to behold. Modern decor. Upscale fixtures. Polished...
Date: 06/12/2015 | Entertainment
MILL CREEK — The new city manager is working on technology upgrades that could make Mill Creek a model for local governments.
Date: 06/09/2015 | Local News
Neal Stephenson7 p.m. June 10, Alderwood Barnes & NobleThe Seattle science fiction writer will make a rare appearance to read from and sign his latest book, "Seveneves," an epic story 5,000 years after the end of the world. The...
Date: 06/07/2015 | Entertainment
Foggy Noggin in Bothell featured in new craft brewery deck of cardsFoggy Noggin Brewing in Bothell was including in the official Bicycle Cards deck that features craft breweries. The Great American Craft Beer Deck features 53 original card faces each with a...
Date: 06/03/2015 | Bizblog
MILL CREEK — It’s a cold case, but it wasn’t exactly cold cuts.An unusual crime was discovered May 17 at the Blazing Onion restaurant in Mill Creek Town Center.A thief hit the freezer, making off with more than $600 worth of meat.
Date: 06/02/2015 | Local News
Community Transit is moving forward with improvements to public transportation in Snohomish County, including a plan to add a second rapid-transit bus route from Bothell to Paine Field as soon as 2018.It also will
Date: 06/02/2015 | Local News
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
Scriber Lake High School students6 p.m. June 2, Cafe Louvre
Date: 05/31/2015 | Entertainment
South Snohomish County cities expect to reach an agreement over the next few months on a contract to get emergency-management services from the Snohomish County department of emergency management (DEM).
Date: 05/29/2015 | South County Politics
Candidate filing for local offices ended May 15.Filing became final when the withdrawal period ended May 18.
Date: 05/27/2015 | South County Politics