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Photograph your big dream

The best picture wins a scholarship from this man

Date: 02/09/2016 | The Chat

Man accused of attacking parents charged with murder, arson

EVERETT — A man accused of stabbing his parents and setting their Machias house on fire Jan. 14 told a deputy he believed they were possessed by demons and had attacked him, according to court papers.

Date: 02/06/2016 | Local News

Traveling from home

Compassion International is devoted to fighting child poverty

Date: 02/06/2016 | Local News

Training kicks in

Deputy Keith Poteet's shift turned into an emergency baby delivery

Date: 02/04/2016 | Local News

The Chat: Snohomish distiller builds a spirited local enterprise

Ryan HembreeSnohomishHembree, 42, and his wife, Julie, started homebrewing beer 21 years ago. They opened Skip Rock Distillers in Snohomish in 2010. They have two sons, Carter, 2,...

Date: 02/02/2016 | The Chat

Snohomish needs ‘strong mayor’ system

We are a grass-roots, non-profit, non-partisan organization forming to change Snohomish city government.We want to return Snohomish to a "strong mayor" system where the citizens directly elect the mayor, who then in turn will run city government with or without...

Date: 01/30/2016 | Commentary

Superintendent to speak Thursday about Feb. 9 school election

Edmonds School Superintendent Nick Brossoit will speak and answer questions Thursday about the Feb. 9 school district ballot measure.

Date: 01/27/2016 | South County Politics

Death of man found in Snohomish ditch appears ‘not suspicious’

SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish County medical examiner will try to determine what caused the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch Friday morning in Snohomish. A passerby who spotted the body called 911 shortly before noon.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Local News

$1M bail for man accused of stabbing parents, starting fire

EVERETT — A man accused of stabbing his parents and setting their house on fire last week had been hospitalized two days earlier after he...

Date: 01/19/2016 | Local News

Man jailed in deadly attack, fire at parents' home

SNOHOMISH — A man accused of stabbing his parents and setting their home on fire has been booked into jail for investigation of murder, assault and...

Date: 01/17/2016 | Local News

Snohomish has been well-served by city-manager system since ’73

Morgan Davis's letter to the editor of Jan. 13, "Manager system needs rethinking," is so filled with misinformation about the management of the City of Snohomish that I can conclude only that his...

Date: 01/16/2016 | Commentary

‘Burn in hell’: Man allegedly stabs parents, sets home afire

SNOHOMISH — A man suspected of stabbing his parents and then lighting their home on fire late Thursday left dark posts on social media in the hours before the attack.

Date: 01/15/2016 | Local News

Bomb threat note at elementary school was in ‘kid print’

CATHCART — An unsubstantiated bomb threat was reported Thursday at Little Cedars Elementary School.Principal Lew Dickert sent a note to parents about what happened. The threat was found in a bathroom stall during lunch, he wrote. It was in red ballpoint pen.

Date: 01/14/2016 | Local News

Snohomish man who died in crash identified

SNOHOMISH — A man killed in a car accident Jan. 4 near Snohomish has been identified as Gerardo Blanco Vega, 37.

Date: 01/13/2016 | Local News

The real sea monster

'Ocean Annie' explains why plastics and oceans don't mix

Date: 01/13/2016 | Local News

Snohomish city clerk retires after 21 years

SNOHOMISH — City clerk Torchie Corey has retired after 21 years of service to Snohomish. Human Resources manager Pat Adams took on the clerk's duties in January. The City Council combined the two jobs in December. It is expected to save Snohomish $120,000...

Date: 01/11/2016 | Local News

A well-rounded personality

Super Kid Elly Rodriguez believes in a balanced life

Date: 01/11/2016 | Local News

Snohomish’s re-elected mayor, Guzak, happy in ‘weak’ role

SNOHOMISH — Both women on the City Council will continue at the helm as mayor and mayor pro-tem. And the mayor could have more clout after the November election, if one resident has his way.

Date: 01/09/2016 | Local News

Snohomish-area woman allegedly abandoned dozens of cats

SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish-area woman is under investigation for allegedly skipping town and leaving dozens of cats behind in a mobile home.

Date: 01/08/2016 | Local News

Snohomish man, 37, killed in car accident

SNOHOMISH — A 37-year-old Snohomish man was killed Monday night in a two-car accident south of town.Witnesses said the man’s car collided with a van around 8:40 p.m. in the 11000 block of Springhetti Road. The van driver was not hurt. The dead man’s name was not made public Tuesday.

Date: 01/05/2016 | Local News

Late start for Everett, Snohomish, Index schools

EVERETT — Snow and ice meant a late start for students in three Snohomish County school districts Monday morning.

Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News

Prepping for the Corps

AIM High senior Spencer Sawdon wants to be a Marine

Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News

Cities realistic about legislative session

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

Prep girls basketball: Snohomish 53, White River 37

At Lynden Christian H.S.Snohomish 17 14 5 17 —53White River 11 8 8 10 —37

Date: 12/30/2015 | High Schools

Liquor Board will crack down on First Street bars in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH — First Street has long been known for free-flowing booze, bar hopping and the rowdiness that comes with it.

Date: 12/27/2015 | Local News

Sound to Summit’s Monte Cristo converts a Belgian beer-hater

I don’t really like Belgians.

Date: 12/27/2015 | Hops & Sips

A special holiday

Snohomish family celebrates first Christmas in new home

Date: 12/25/2015 | Local News

Twelve options for ringing in the new year in Snohomish County and beyond

You won't be in Manhattan for the New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square?Oh, well.The following is a list of just some of the New Year's Eve happenings around Snohomish County.New Year's Eve show: Arguably Snohomish County's best...

Date: 12/25/2015 | Entertainment

'Waterproofing kids'

Aquatic Center offers free lessons to Snohomish second-graders

Date: 12/21/2015 | Local News

Student admits writing threats at Glacier Peak High School

SNOHOMISH — A student at Glacier Peak High School reportedly has confessed to writing four of the recent threats found in campus bathrooms.The girl has not been arrested, according to the...

Date: 12/18/2015 | Local News

After spurious threats, bathrooms locked at Glacier Peak High

SNOHOMISH — Bathrooms at Glacier Peak High School will be locked the rest of the week after a string of bomb threats.For the second time in two days, the campus was evacuated on Wednesday after a written threat was found in a bathroom.

Date: 12/16/2015 | Local News

Sprucing up ag studies

Snohomish teacher chosen to keep it interesting

Date: 12/15/2015 | Local News

Snohomish firm brings metal edge to design

In Ryan Gagnon's world, welding and metal fabrication give ideas solid form and an industrial edginess.From gates, stairways and railings, to bar stools, beer towers and stainless-steel countertops, to reclaimed-wood tables and wine-bottle holders — the list goes on...

Date: 12/14/2015 | Business

DelBene to speak to Democrats Monday

U.S. Rep. Susan DelBene will speak to the 1st Legislative District Democratic organization Monday.

Date: 12/11/2015 | South County Politics

Check out these recently reviewed dining options

Grouchy Chef4433 Russell Road No. 113, Mukilteo, 425-493-9754Specialty: Fine diningMukilteo’s Grouchy Chef is gourmet food with a side of shush

Date: 12/11/2015 | Entertainment

Divine decorations

Snohomish home dressed to the nines for Parlor Tour

Date: 12/10/2015 | Home and Garden

Flood hits Sky Valley

At its height, the Snohomish River went well above flood stage

Date: 12/09/2015 | Local News

Skip Rock releases award-winning rum on Saturday

Skip Rock Distillers are releasing their Belle Rose Double Barrel Rum this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the distillery,104 Avenue C, Snohomish.

Date: 12/03/2015 | Hops & Sips

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

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