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Snohomish’s Quilceda Creek nabs No. 2 wine in world

Pacific Northwest wines dominated the top of Wine Spectator magazine’s annual top 100 list, a compilation of the best wines in the world, according to the largest and most influential wine publication in the world.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Northwest Wines

Low voter turnout in south county still above county average

The voter turnout for the Nov. 3 general election in South Snohomish County was slightly higher than the countywide average.

Date: 11/27/2015 | South County Politics

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

It’s Black Friday, which means thousands of folks will be standing in long lines at local malls to save a few pennies on the latest and greatest Christmas gifts. Here’s a look at some recently reviewed restaurants near shopping centers that will help calm the craziest of Black Friday shoppers. For...

Date: 11/27/2015 | Entertainment

Ways to Give

Glacier Peak High students send care packages to soldiers

Date: 11/22/2015 | Local News

Briefs: Snohomish financial adviser collects toys for drive

Snohomish financial adviser collects toys for driveFinancial adviser Sterling Gurney in Snohomish is one of more than 300 Edward Jones advisors collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps 2015 Toys for Tots drive. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy by Dec. 11 at...

Date: 11/19/2015 | Bizblog

Lynnwood Council race now out of recount range

A tight Lynnwood City Council contest from the Nov. 3 ballot got out of recount range Friday.

Date: 11/16/2015 | South County Politics

Flood warnings issued

Rivers in the county are rising; most are expected to crest today

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Upcoming theater and ballet events

Snohomish CountyTheater

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

With new album finished, The Winterlings to play shows close to home

It's an overcast, cool and rainy October day and Wolff Bowden and Amanda Birdsall are in the kitchen of their south Snohomish County home preparing a lunch dish of chanterelle mushrooms they picked earlier that day while hiking."This is our favorite time of year to be...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Entertainment

Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash near Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A Mill Creek man remained at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Thursday after a crash the day before.The 39-year-old was listed in satisfactory condition, hospital officials said.

Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News

Snohomish woman cited for negligent driving in fatal crash

SNOHOMISH — Detectives have closed their investigation into a fatal T-bone crash on Highway 9 in Snohomish on April 19.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News

Part 4: With help, a homeless alcoholic finds redemption

EVERETT — Gene Martin used to work with his hands. He took pride in swinging a hammer and building houses. For a time Martin was even the boss with his own crew.Today, at 60, the Snohomish native is rebuilding his life."There are a lot of corny...

Date: 11/08/2015 | Local News

Sullivan's lead over Tisdel grows in County Council race

EVERETT — Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan increased his lead to 450 votes over opponent Greg Tisdel in updated vote totals released Friday evening.Tisdel was ahead on election night but the...

Date: 11/07/2015 | Local News

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Zeek's Pizza4309 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, 425-893-8646Specialty: PizzaPizza lovers rejoice: Zeeks brings gourmet pizza to Lynnwood

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Community dance clubs and classes

The 449 Club: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays, Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger St., Everett. Alcohol-free R&B music and dance; $5 cover. Call 425-343-3232 or visit

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsMukilteo Arts Guild's Holiday Art Mart: The annual event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Free parking and entry.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Upcoming concerts around Snohomish County

Patriotic concert: First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. offers a free concert of patriotic music at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the church.Nick Dumas, Chris Luquette and Connor Hutteball: These hot bluegrass musicians are playing...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Where to find live tunes around town this weekend

Alexa's Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m. The Anchor Pub: 1001 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-2580;

Date: 11/06/2015 | Entertainment

Construction under way on Shadowood development

SNOHOMISH — A Puyallup developer has opened a model home and started construction on 24 other houses in the planned Shadowood development.In all, RM Homes plans to build 82 homes in the development near the intersection of Bickford Avenue and Weaver Road.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business

Talkin’ Hollywood, USSR animation and Jake’s Cafe with Snohomish’s Terry Thoren

Terry Thoren is CEO of Wonder Media, which produces multimedia content for children at risk of falling behind before third grade. It’s the latest in a long list of companies that he founded or directed, all focused on family-friendly entertainment or...

Date: 11/03/2015 | The Chat

Mail ballots in time to get Tuesday postmark

Voters who send their ballots by mail Tuesday need to be sure that they send them in time to get a Tuesday postmark.

Date: 11/02/2015 | South County Politics

Voters returning ballots more slowly than expected

Snohomish County voters are returning their ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election more slowly than expected.

Date: 11/02/2015 | South County Politics

Flood warning still up for Snohomish River

SNOHOMISH — Saturday’s flooding had mostly receded by Sunday afternoon as rivers continued to drop below flood stage.

Date: 11/01/2015 | Local News

Snohomish High students bind Halloween to the periodic table

SNOHOMISH — Science students at Snohomish High School carved another notch into the proverbial fence post on the eve of Halloween. The town marks another success in its goal of eventually becoming the pumpkin capital of the...

Date: 11/01/2015 | Local News

He's quickest on the draw

‘Tank’ Dorman, 11, recently won a Fastest Gun Alive championship

Date: 10/30/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

County to take fresh look at placing signal at OK Mill Road

Elizabeth Chicoine of Marysville says: "A traffic light is needed at OK Mill Road and South Machias Road in Snohomish. Traffic is very...

Date: 10/29/2015 | Street Smarts

Edmonds, Woodway area leads south county in early ballot returns

Downtown Edmonds, Woodway and nearby areas lead south Snohomish County in early ballot returns for the Nov. 3 general election.

Date: 10/28/2015 | South County Politics

Cast three votes for charter-review commission

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

Area school districts seek to be more inclusive for transgender students

SNOHOMISH — There’s an effort under way to make schools more inclusive for transgender students.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Local News

Bringing smiles to kids

Operation Christmas Child is gearing up

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

No relief for Highway 9 commuters

Street Smarts has received a lot of questions over the past several months from drivers frustrated with the commute on Highway 9. Many of them wondered if traffic signals are not as carefully timed as they could be.In general, traffic on Highway 9 is a bad-and-getting-worse headache.

Date: 10/22/2015 | Street Smarts

Local breweries pouring at Snohomish Brewfest

The fifth annual Snohomish Brewfest is this weekend and it features some great Snohomish County breweries pouring some of their best beers.The brewfest will be held at the Snohomish Event Center, 1011 Second Street, Snohomish, and will have three sessions, starting at 6 p.m.

Date: 10/21/2015 | Hops & Sips

All voters should have ballots by Tuesday

Snohomish County voters should have ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Nov. 3 General Election.

Date: 10/20/2015 | South County Politics

Hiker found dead on Pilchuck identified as Snohomish man

VERLOT — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has released the name of the Snohomish man who died while hiking on Mount Pilchuck east of Verlot earlier this week.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Local News

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

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

Still making a difference

Snohomish Kiwanis Club receives recognition from national group

Date: 10/16/2015 | Local News

Charter review suggestions from candidates in District 3

Candidates for the Snohomish County charter review commission representing Council District 3 recently sent their suggestions for issues that they believe need review.

Date: 10/15/2015 | South County Politics

$22M project paying off

Data show Bickford-U.S. 2 overpass has improved safety

Date: 10/14/2015 | Local News

Return three to Snohomish City Council

Snohomish, a city of about 9,500 that is known for its historic district and antique shops, is confronting issues common to many cities, including the need to upgrade its infrastructure and improve things like parks that attract residents and businesses, and do that work without...

Date: 10/13/2015 | Editorials

Hitting all the right notes

Snohomish High's Annika Bjorling loves music, theater

Date: 10/12/2015 | Local News

6 vie for 3 seats on Snohomish City Council

SNOHOMISH — Six candidates are vying for three City Council seats. The hopefuls — at least most of them — are facing questions about the climbing utility costs in Snohomish and how to pay for parks without a property tax hike.Incumbent Mayor Karen Guzak is...

Date: 10/11/2015 | Local News

Music calendar

Mr. Sun: This Americana roots super group performs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412. Mr. Sun is renowned fiddler Darol Anger, mandolinist and singer Joe Walsh, guitarist Grant Gordy and...

Date: 10/09/2015 | Entertainment

The Donald might call this chick a real looker

Trump is everywhere.Bad hair costumes. Pumpkins carved into "Trumpkins." Cats coiffed like Trump. Sushi with...

Date: 10/06/2015 | Whats Up With That?

Budget statement from Edmonds School Board incumbent Gary Noble

Edmonds School District board incumbent Gary Noble recently sent a statement about the school district budget.Noble’s general-election challenger, Mary Murphy, declined to send a statement.

Date: 10/05/2015 | South County Politics

Audit: City of Snohomish over-claimed $125K for roundabout costs

SNOHOMISH — The State Auditor's Office is wagging its finger at the city for double dipping and not properly doling out its money last year.The

Date: 10/05/2015 | Local News

Corey McCrea, 33: Snohomish skateboarder had found his gift

SNOHOMISH — There wasn't a place here for skateboarders to ride. That's until Corey McCrea convinced city leaders to build the Snohomish Skatepark. McCrea died in a car...

Date: 10/04/2015 | Local News

Upcoming book events in Snohomish County

Annelies Zijderveld2 p.m. Oct. 4, University Bookstore

Date: 10/04/2015 | Entertainment

Visual Arts Calendar

Snohomish CountyEventsSchack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; Teen Nights at Schack return 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. These free, after-hours events...

Date: 10/02/2015 | Entertainment

Committed to the earth

Dutch Hill Elementary students sort recycling, compost and trash

Date: 10/02/2015 | Local News

Whole town invited to birthday

Crooner Jerry McClain, a fixture of Snohomish, will celebrate 81st

Date: 10/01/2015 | Local News

Where to enjoy a drink this weekend and beyond

EventsInland Northwest Craft Beer Festival: Oct 2 and 3, Avista Stadium in Spokane. The festival features 30 craft breweries pouring more than 100 beers. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Admission includes a commemorative...

Date: 09/30/2015 | Hops & Sips

What’s on November ballots in south Snohomish County

South Snohomish County will have a full ballot for the Nov. 3 general election.

Date: 09/29/2015 | South County Politics

Man seriously injured in U.S. 2 crash between Monroe, Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was involved in a head-on collision on U.S. 2 Tuesday morning.The crash occurred around 7 a.m. just west of Westwick Road between Monroe and Snohomish, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Date: 09/29/2015 | Local News

Bite from above

Snohomish restaurant delivers food to hungry fishermen

Date: 09/29/2015 | Whats Up With That?

Pumpkin spice interview

The Chat with Keith Stocker of Snohomish's Stocker Farms

Date: 09/29/2015 | The Chat

Local upcoming book events

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

Grab a gourd

Most pumpkin farms are opening this weekend

Date: 09/25/2015 | Life

Lake Stevens mom who’s been there helps those grieving find hope

SNOHOMISH — Michelle Frost knows how tricky it is to balance grief and hope.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News

Washington House picks Hans Dunshee as new budget writer

OLYMPIA — The state House of Representatives has chosen Rep. Hans Dunshee to be the new chair of the House Appropriations Committee.

Date: 09/21/2015 | Northwest

Girls get a glimpse of a future in aviation

SNOHOMISH — Harvey Airfield is kicking off a world-wide effort aimed at getting girls involved aviation.

Date: 09/19/2015 | Local News

Have a pint

New Snohomish brewery's grand opening is Saturday

Date: 09/18/2015 | Hops & Sips

Fire District 4 to sell land that’s no longer needed

SNOHOMISH — The local fire district is looking to sell nearly 5 acres of land.Snohomish County Fire District 4 in Snohomish has owned the property along Old Snohomish Monroe Road for more than a decade, Chief Ron Simmons said.

Date: 09/17/2015 | Local News

Casting a wide net at Cady Landing in Snohomish

Zach Richter, 23, of Snohomish, launches his fishing boat at Cady Landing in the old part of Snohomish. He said, "I’m going to go try to catch some silvers or humpies. I don’t really care.  It’s just a nice day to get out."

Date: 09/17/2015 | Local News

Slice of history gone

The 104-year-old Harvey House in Snohomish is torn down

Date: 09/17/2015 | Local News

Introductory statement from Fire District 1 candidate Erica Ash

Snohomish County Fire District 1 candidate Erica Ash will meet incumbent Commissioner Bob Meador in the Nov. 3 general election.

Date: 09/16/2015 | South County Politics

Tips sought for fatal crash during pursuit near Cathcart

SNOHOMISH — Detectives are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a fatal crash during a pursuit last week in the Cathcart area.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Nano Night at The Local features a number of local breweries

Bellingham Beer Week is upon us and some local nano breweries are heading north to take part in the festivities.

Date: 09/14/2015 | Hops & Sips

Everett man gets 17 months for arson in dispute with neighbor

EVERETT — James White smiled as a Snohomish County Superior Court judge warned him to stay away from his neighbors.Judge Janice Ellis was telling White, 44, that the fire he started could have...

Date: 09/14/2015 | Local News

Big to-go order

Volunteers package 150,000 meals for the hungry near and far

Date: 09/14/2015 | Local News

Upcoming local book events

Jay Jacobs6 p.m. Sept. 16, Mountain Loop BooksJacobs plans to talk about his book "The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea." The bookstore and coffee shop is located at 1085 Darrington St., in Darrington.

Date: 09/13/2015 | Entertainment

Celebrate the harvest and hurl a pumpkin in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — Fall is coming and people here are getting ready to celebrate the harvest. The Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and continues until 4 p.m. Sunday at Alexander...

Date: 09/12/2015 | Local News

Man killed in crash after police pursuit identified

SNOHOMISH — Officials have identified an 18-year-old Everett man who died during a police pursuit on Monday.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Local News

Fatal car crash near Snohomish ruled an accident

SNOHOMISH — Detectives have finished their investigation into a fatal crash near Snohomish on March 1. The crash was ruled an accident and no criminal charges are expected, Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton...

Date: 09/09/2015 | Sirens

Driver of stolen car dies in fiery crash near Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A 19-year-old man died Monday night after a police pursuit ended in a fiery crash at Cathcart Way and Highway 9.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Local News

Driver of stolen car dies in fiery crash near Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — A 19-year-old man died Monday night after a police pursuit ended in a fiery crash at Cathcart Way and Highway 9.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Local News

Rep. Larsen to meet riders on Lynnwood-Seattle bus trip Tuesday

U. S. Rep. Rick Larsen will meet riders on a Lynnwood-to-Seattle bus trip Tuesday morning.

Date: 08/31/2015 | South County Politics

Detour alert: Full road closures in Snohomish County

There are several full road closures scheduled in Snohomish County:

Date: 08/31/2015 | Street Smarts

Introducing charter-review candidates in County Council District 3

Voters in Edmonds, Lynnwood, Woodway and the rest of Snohomish County Council District 3 will see 16 candidates on the November ballot for three positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.

Date: 08/27/2015 | South County Politics

U.S. Rep. Larsen, VA officials to meet vets at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and representatives of federal veterans’ organizations will meet with local vets Saturday at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center.

Date: 08/27/2015 | South County Politics

Familiar names on ballot for county charter-review commission

You’ll see a lot of familiar names on the November ballot for positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.

Date: 08/26/2015 | South County Politics

Long-term plans will limit left turns on Highway 9

Street Smarts received a question from Roger Ohlsen of Snohomish about whether it was legal for drivers to cross double-yellow lines on Highway 9 to access driveways and businesses, including the stretch between Broadway/Lowell-Larimer and Cathcart Way.

Date: 08/26/2015 | Street Smarts

Snohomish man, 32, killed in head-on crash

SNOHOMISH — A man died Sunday night after a crash on 92nd Street SE near Snohomish.The head-on collision, in the 11300 block, was reported to 911 around 10:45 p.m. after the man’s car struck a sport utility vehicle, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Local News

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Ho Sushi Bistro617 128th St. SW, Suite 103-104, Everett, 425-405-3917, hosushi.menucities.comSpecialty: JapaneseHo Sushi Bistro delivers beautiful, tasty sushi

Date: 08/21/2015 | Entertainment

'Hallelujah': Man's stolen ashes returned to Snohomish family

SNOHOMISH — Joyce Graham sees it as a brave and noble act.Not the theft of her son's car, with the box of her late husband's ashes inside, but the way the ashes were quietly returned to her...

Date: 08/18/2015 | Local News

Snohomish teacher suspended after probe finds misconduct

SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish School District is tacking two paid weeks onto a teacher's summer vacation after an investigation found evidence of misconduct with students for the second time in his career.The district is suspending Snohomish High School teacher Bill...

Date: 08/17/2015 | Local News

Sword-wielding Snohomish man charged with arson

SNOHOMISH — When James White’s neighbors didn’t answer their door he allegedly tried to set the couple’s trailer on fire, prosecutors say in new court papers.

Date: 08/15/2015 | Local News

South Snohomish improves to 2-0 at Little League Softball World Series

PORTLAND — The first two games of the Little League Softball World Series have gone about as well as the team from South Snohomish could hope for.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Sports

Family seeks return of man’s ashes, lost in car theft

EVERETT — Richard “Dick” Graham’s family gathered Wednesday to remember him.“It was a celebration,” said his widow, Joyce. Before his July 22 death, Graham had struggled for years with Alzheimer’s disease.Something was missing from the celebration, though.

Date: 08/13/2015 | Local News

Memorial for Snohomish High teacher, coach Tuck Gionet set for Aug. 18

SNOHOMISH — A public memorial service for beloved Snohomish High School teacher Tuck Gionet is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the school gym.

Date: 08/12/2015 | Local News

No 1st District Democratic meeting Monday

The 1st District Democrats will not have their normal monthly meeting Monday. Instead, the District Democratic organization will have its annual picnic Saturday, Aug. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Brightwater facility on highway 9 north of Woodinville.

Date: 08/10/2015 | South County Politics

Sno Town Brewing opens this weekend in Snohomish

Sno Town Brewing is holding its grand opening this weekend at its new space at 511 2nd Ave, Snohomish. Sno Town will be open 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 

Date: 08/07/2015 | Hops & Sips

Catch horn players, Dmitri Matheny Group, at the Thumb

SNOHOMISH — Not too familiar with the flugelhorn?Here’s a chance to see one of the country’s best “Big Horn” players.The San Francisco Bay-based Dmitri Matheny Group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St. in Snohomish.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

Where to find live tunes around town

Alexa’s Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment

Somers holds slim lead in county exec race

EVERETT — The leaders in the primary for Snohomish County executive switched places in updated ballot counts released Wednesday.

Date: 08/06/2015 | Local News

Winging it in Snohomish

Model airplanes take flight, do battle this weekend

Date: 08/06/2015 | Local News

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