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Shedding some light on state's 550 missing persons

EVERETT — Roy T. Blair strapped a sleeping bag to the back of his motorcycle, borrowed $20 from his brother and hit the open road in 1988. He never picked up his last paycheck, and after a month with no word from her son, his mom went to police to report the...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Police investigating skull found on Tulalip reservation

TULALIP — Authorities are examining a skull found on the Tulalip Indian Reservation earlier this week."Further tests are required to determine whether the skull is, in fact, human," Tulalip Tribes Police Chief Carlos Echevarria said in a written statement...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

CEO of new Fortune 500 Everett company Fortive given award

TULALIP — In less than 60 days, Fortive will be publicly traded for the first time on the New York Stock Exchange. The new company has announced it will open its headquarters in Everett later this year. With an expected $6 billion in revenues, it will be one of the...

Date: 05/13/2016 | Business

A victory for coal train opponents, but not the end of the line

TULALIP — Monday's decision by the federal government to deny a permit for a coal-shipping terminal in Whatcom County has sweeping implications for...

Date: 05/11/2016 | Local News

Part-time firefighter, EMT was beloved in the community

LAKE STEVENS — James Alexander Hopkins always was looking for a way to help others.

Date: 05/06/2016 | Local News

Briefs: Marysville Tulalip chamber to host mega-mixer for all county chambers

Marysville Tulalip chamber to host mega-mixer for all county chambersThe Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce is hosting a megamixer for chambers of commerce from all over Snohomish County is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marysville Opera House,...

Date: 05/02/2016 | Bizblog

Marysville man gets 25 years for addiction-fueled homicide

EVERETT — A Marysville man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for murdering another man for his supply of prescription painkillers.Family members of the victim, Steven Steadman, 58, told...

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News

For Tulalip couple, the trauma of a home burglary lingers

TULALIP — On any given day, the Snohomish County Jail log is rife with arrests for burglary, theft and possession of stolen property.Those, of course, are only a fraction of the actual number of break-ins, the ones in which police have enough evidence to take someone...

Date: 04/23/2016 | Local News

Convicted murderer admits to having sex with teen

EVERETT — A Snohomish County Superior Court judge has tacked more time onto a convicted murderer’s prison sentence.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Man gets 6 years for assault and harassment of girlfriend

SEATTLE — A man who made his girlfriend’s life an “extended period of hell on Earth” while living on the Tulalip Indian Reservation was sentenced this week to nearly six years in a federal prison.

Date: 04/15/2016 | Local News

Career fair to connect employers, jobseekers

TULALIP — More than 900 people showed up at the Snohomish County Career Fair last September and met with more than 50 employers.Some of the companies hired people on the spot, said advertising director Carrie Radcliff. The second career fair is planned for Tuesday.

Date: 04/11/2016 | Business

I-5 railroad bridge to nowhere part of Tulalip trail plan

My partner in crime and loyal Street Smarts reader, Herald copy editor Bill Pedigo, asked about the

Date: 04/10/2016 | Street Smarts

I-5 overpass coming down

Plan for detours around north Marysville

Date: 04/08/2016 | Local News

Felon pleads guilty to being in possession of a gun

TULALIP — A Marysville felon caught with a cache of firearms, including a military-style rifle, faces a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a single gun charge.A federal grand jury indicted John Charles Keinath in May on three separate

Date: 04/02/2016 | Local News

Man pleads guilty to murder of disabled man during Everett robbery

EVERETT — A Marysville man admitted Tuesday that he murdered a disabled man during a robbery last year.In June, a woman walking along 6700 block of 14th Avenue spotted Steven Steadman lying face...

Date: 03/30/2016 | Local News

'SnoCo Squeeze' I-5 lane closures planned for this weekend

MARYSVILLE — It looks as if the "Snoco Squeeze" is coming this week.Drivers can expect potentially nightmarish congestion on southbound I-5 through Marysville this weekend as the state gets started on replacing

Date: 03/15/2016 | Local News

Life gone ‘haywire’ for Tulalip pair after Ore. standoff arrest

TULALIP RESERVATION — The girlfriend of the youngest man indicted in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge said their lives have gone haywire since his arrest on a Washington state Indian reservation.

Date: 03/05/2016 | Local News

Counting in the community

Tulalip Heritage High senior Mikaylee Pablo shares, mentors

Date: 02/29/2016 | Local News

Lynnwood man held after crossbow incident in Tulalip

TULALIP — A burglar who was caught in Tulalip on Wednesday allegedly aimed a stolen crossbow at a park ranger who confronted him. The crossbow was broken and had no arrow, though. And at one point during his escapades, the burglar also was naked.The...

Date: 02/26/2016 | Local News

Father of MPHS shooter reports to prison in California

SEATTLE — Raymond Fryberg has begun serving his time at a federal prison in California.Fryberg, 42, was convicted of gun crimes in connection with the shootings his son perpetrated at Marysville Pilchuck High School in 2014.

Date: 02/24/2016 | Local News

Komplex Kai brings Native American perspective to hip-hop

Komplex Kai (AKA Kisar Jones-Fryberg), 28, is a Tulalip Tribes member and a hip hop artist. He offers a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Canoes Cabaret at the Tulalip Resort Casino.

Date: 02/23/2016 | The Chat

Mega makeover

Tulalip casino’s $15 million renovation has begun

Date: 02/16/2016 | Business

28-year sentence for murder

Mother tells judge to 'throw away the key'

Date: 02/02/2016 | Local News

Tulalip man convicted of trying to strangle his ex-wife

SEATTLE — A Tulalip man was convicted of assault Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Local News

Hibulb exhibit all about remembering

TULALIP — Former Tulalip Tribes vice chairman Deborah Parker has been working for years to encourage legislation and other efforts to stop violence against women — “especially indigenous women” — who make up a disproportionate number of victims.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Entertainment

Pair accused of poaching crabs, selling to restaurants

TULALIP — Their crab poaching investigation took them from the water's edge to restaurants and even nail salons.It resulted in the arrests of two men in recent weeks for investigation of unlawful trafficking in shellfish, fishing out of season and possessing stolen...

Date: 01/21/2016 | Local News

Kangaroo jerky, duck jerky, alligator jerky ...

When a new beef jerky store in Tulalip sent a press release promoting kangaroo meat snacks, I hopped right on it.Marsupial meat? What's up with that? A jerky store?Double what's up with that?

Date: 01/19/2016 | Whats Up With That?

Briefs: Tulalip Bay Restaurant adds new chef/general manager

Tulalip Bay Restaurant adds new chef/general managerThe Tulalip Resort Casino has appointed Puget Sound native Jeremy Taisey as the new chef/general manager of its four diamond Tulalip Bay Restaurant. Prior to joining the resort's culinary team, Taisey...

Date: 01/18/2016 | Bizblog

Briefs: RAM Restaurant raises more than $8,000 for breast cancer research

RAM Restaurant raises more than $8,000 for breast cancer researchThe RAM Restaurant and Brewery's recent Drink Pink promotion raised $8,235.85 to benefit the American Cancer Society. All Puget Sound RAM locations featured a special Drink Pink menu with $1...

Date: 01/15/2016 | Bizblog

High school shooter’s father apologizes, gets 2-year sentence

SEATTLE — Raymond Fryberg apologized on Monday for the actions of his son on Oct. 24, 2014.

Date: 01/11/2016 | Local News

Something for everyone

It's wedding show season — go traditional or find something wild

Date: 01/09/2016 | Life

Gravel pit required to keep Firetrail Road clean

Bart Rehmer of Marysville asks: “Simpson Sand and Gravel operates a large...

Date: 01/07/2016 | Street Smarts

Closure of I-5 S in Marysville planned for wee hours Tuesday

Drivers who use I-5 through Marysville should plan ahead for a closure of all lanes early morning Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Date: 12/20/2015 | Street Smarts

Police: Driver in crash that killed 4 in Tulalip was drunk

TULALIP — A 21-year-old Tulalip man was drunk in August when he drove his truck over a concrete barrier and into a pond, killing himself and three other young people, investigators have concluded.

Date: 12/03/2015 | Local News

Signal timing on 88th Street NE near I-5 remains sore spot

Larry Hawk of Marysville — and a whole pack of others — wonder if changes are coming to the signal timing along 88th Street NE near I-5: “When will the city of Marysville and the Washington State DOT get their people together and figure out how to time the light westbound on 88th to get more than...

Date: 11/23/2015 | Street Smarts

Death of man in police custody on Tulalip reservation ruled an accident

TULALIP — Snohomish County’s chief medical examiner has concluded the September death of a man in police custody on the Tulalip Indian Reservation was an accident.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Local News

Sullivan likely to secure his third term on Snohomish County Council

EVERETT — When results showed up on election night, Brian Sullivan couldn't hide his dismay.The Democrat, who has spent most of his adult life in politics, was running for a third term on the Snohomish County Council. And on Nov. 3 he was trailing

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Lushootseed spoken here

Kindergartners learn a revived language

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News

Bail set at $2 million in father's alleged shooting of son

TULALIP — A 64-year-old man talked to his wife about saving the world minutes before he allegedly shot their son with a rifle.Earlier that evening he accused his other son of being the "anti-Christ," Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Paul Stern wrote in...

Date: 11/11/2015 | 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

Sullivan leads Tisdel by 61 votes in Snohomish County Council race

Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan increased his slim re-election lead to 61 votes over challenger Greg Tisdel in updated vote totals posted Thursday.The incumbent had trailed Tisdel by 98 votes on...

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News

Fine art in Snohomish County and beyond

Snohomish CountyEventsNorthwest Artists' Holiday Show: The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. More than 50 local artists...

Date: 10/30/2015 | Entertainment

Upcoming book events happening around the county

Wendy Hinman2 p.m. Oct. 25, Everett Public LibraryHinman and her husband Garth Wilcox set off on a seven-year epic journey in their 31-foot wooden cutter Velella, and she lived to tell the tale in her book, "Tightwads on the Loose: A...

Date: 10/25/2015 | Entertainment

$2.1 million will support MPHS victims, responders

MARYSVILLE — The federal government announced Friday it will provide $2.1 million dollars to support victims, witnesses and first responders affected by last year’s shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News

A year later, a year Stronger

The word "anniversary" doesn't seem to fit. It's better used to mark occasions of celebration, the passing of another year in a marriage, on a job, for a moment in history. But it's difficult to use the word anniversary when it's connected to tragedy. The word catches in the...

Date: 10/23/2015 | Editorials

Stories of America's tribes

Documentary photo exhibit opens at Hibulb Cultural Center

Date: 10/23/2015 | Entertainment

Marysville Pilchuck High invites communities to unite on anniversary

MARYSVILLE — For more than a week now, a portable electronic reader board outside the fire hall has blinked out the same message.In one moment, it informs passersby: "Special event MPHS 10/24."In the next, it warns: "Expect long...

Date: 10/22/2015 | Local News

Briefs: New general manager joins Seattle Premium Outlets

New general manager joins Seattle Premium OutletsSeattle Premium Outlets has welcomed Jerry Irwin as the new general manager. Irwin leads the center's leasing, tenant relations, building operations, security and marketing initiatives and is the principal...

Date: 10/19/2015 | Bizblog

No sure thing for Sullivan

Longtime politician faces opposition from newcomer Tisdel

Date: 10/12/2015 | Local News

Father of high-school shooter guilty in gun-possession case

SEATTLE — Raymond Fryberg was found guilty Tuesday of illegally possessing the gun that his son used to shoot five friends at Marysville Pilchuck High School last year.A U.S. District Court jury convicted...

Date: 09/29/2015 | Local News

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. Sept. 26: Tweety and the Tom-Cats.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Entertainment

Bittersweet tales of childhood reap grand rewards

By Julie MuhlsteinHerald ColumnistJudith Nakken did better than win first prize in a first-ever writing contest.

Date: 09/20/2015 | Julie Muhlstein

Man dies after altercation with police on Tulalip reservation

TULALIP — A 50-year-old man died Friday night after a struggle with police on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.The Tulalip man's name wasn't released Saturday pending an examination by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.The confrontation with...

Date: 09/19/2015 | Local News

Trial begins Monday for father of Marysville school shooter

SEATTLE — Raymond Fryberg’s lawyers say he was never served with a domestic violence restraining order and had no idea he wasn’t allowed to have guns.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Local News

Trial of school shooter’s father to stay in Seattle

SEATTLE — The federal trial of the father of the teenager who fatally shot his friends and himself in a high school cafeteria last fall will start next Monday in Seattle, as planned, a judge said Wednesday in denying a request to move the trial out of the region.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News

Man injured in Tulalip crash in stable condition

TULALIP — A man remains hospitalized after a crash last week on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.He was listed Monday in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Arlington man accused in murder denied quest for new counsel

EVERETT — An Arlington man accused of murdering his girlfriend last year continues his pursuit of new lawyers.Daniel L. Rinker insisted in July that he couldn't work with his two assigned attorneys. Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Millie Judge denied the man's...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Briefs: Hundreds attend Career Fair at Tulalip Resort Casino

Hundreds attend Career Fair at Tulalip Resort CasinoMore than 800 job seekers attended the Snohomish County Career Fair organized by The Daily Herald and hosted by the Tulalip Resort Casino. Some of the 55 hiring companies on hand hired people at the event...

Date: 09/14/2015 | Bizblog

Early morning closure of I-5 at 116th on Sept. 10

TULALIP — Early-morning drivers who use I-5 through the Tulalip-Marysville area should plan on a full closure of all northbound lanes on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Street Smarts

Briefs: Doc Martens store opens in Tulalip

Doc Martens store opens in TulalipA new Doc Martens store has opened up in the Seattle Premium Outlets located at 10600 Quil Ceda Blvd., Space 309, Tulalip. Free gifts were offered to customers during its grand opening week. Originally marketed as a...

Date: 09/02/2015 | Bizblog

Job fair to help people take next step

TULALIP — More than 50 businesses and other employers are signed up for a job fair Sept. 10 at the Tulalip Resort Casino, looking for candidates to fill positions in industries ranging from healthcare to public service to aerospace.People who need jobs or are seeking...

Date: 09/01/2015 | Business

Victims’ families want full account of shootings, lawyer says

MARYSVILLE — They're looking for answers about why a classmate shot their children in hopes of preventing others from knowing their grief.Family members of the four teens shot and killed last year at Marysville...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Local News

Huey Lewis, Sammy Hagar close out Tulalip Summer Concert Series

TULALIP — By the time you read this, the shows featuring these old rockers likely will be sold out. Still, it’s worth a check in case someone has turned in tickets.The Tulalip Amphitheatre presents Huey Lewis and The News on Aug. 28 and Sammy Hagar and The Circle on Sept. 3.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Entertainment

4 victims identified in pickup’s crash into Tulalip pond

TULALIP — Drowning claimed the lives of four young people who died after a pickup truck left the road and went into a hatchery pond on the Tulalip Indian Reservation...

Date: 08/19/2015 | Local News

Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases

Federal officials on Wednesday launched a new program that will allow tribes access to national criminal databases and fix a system that allowed a man to buy a gun that was later used by his son to kill four classmates and himself at a Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Date: 08/19/2015 | Local News

4 killed when truck leaves road, lands in pond in Tulalip

TULALIP — Four young adults died early Tuesday morning after their truck left the roadway and landed in a pond on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.

Date: 08/18/2015 | Local News

Trial delayed for Marysville man indicted on gun charges

SEATTLE — Trial has been delayed for a Marysville man indicted on federal gun charges.

Date: 08/16/2015 | Local News

The Band Perry to perform at Tulalip Amphitheater

TULALIP — The Band Perry will sing its new single “Live Forever,” for the first time on stage Aug. 15 when the Grammy award-winning sibling trio performs at the Tulalip Amphitheater as part of the summer concert series here.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Entertainment

Beer notes: Skookum bottles Amber's Hot Friend

Skookum Brewery recently started bottling its wildly popular Amber's Hot Friend amber ale in 12-ounce bottles.Amber's Hot Friend, which is available in six packs at most local bottleshops and some...

Date: 08/12/2015 | Hops & Sips

Warm waters bring more restrictions on salmon fishing in Tulalip

TULALIP — The continuing drought in Washington state has led the Department of Fish and Wildlife to put more restrictions on salmon fishing in Tulalip.Significantly fewer summer-run chinook are showing up in tribal and state hatcheries. Any salmon caught by anglers is...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Local News

Briefs: Marysville Tulalip chamber to publish directory

Marysville Tulalip chamber to publish directoryThe Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for its first Chamber Directory for 2015-16. You do not have to be a chamber member to place an ad in this inaugural issue but members...

Date: 07/28/2015 | Bizblog

Briefs: Wine Spectator honors three Snohomish County restaurants

Wine Spectator honors three Snohomish County restaurantsWine Spectator magazine has released the winners of the 2015 Restaurant Awards, which honor outstanding eateries with extraordinary wine lists. Included on the 2015 list are many restaurants from...

Date: 07/22/2015 | Bizblog

Evidence brings murder charge against Marysville man

EVERETT — Forensic scientists found a large blood stain in the car of a Marysville man suspected of killing a disabled man and dumping his body on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Local News

Father of Marysville Pilchuck shooter faces additional weapons charges

TULALIP — The father of the boy responsible for the deadly shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School is facing more weapons charges.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Local News

Hear the beats of Heart By Heart at Tulalip venue

TULALIP — They aren’t the average tribute band. Spin-off is perhaps a better term.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Entertainment

Toys for Tots will serve more

Nonprofit has new office in Marysville, more storage in Everett

Date: 07/17/2015 | Local News

New cafeteria for Marysville Pilchuck on track for 2016

MARYSVILLE — It took a few weeks before state Rep. Hans Dunshee called the Marysville School District headquarters.He understood he would have been low on the priority list in the aftermath of the Oct. 24 Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings that took the lives of...

Date: 07/12/2015 | Local News

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

New trial date for father of high school shooter

TULALIP — A new trial date has been set for the father of a Tulalip boy who shot five students inside Marysville Pilchuck High School last year before killing himself.The defense team for Raymond Fryberg Jr. asked to postpone his June 22 trial, citing a scheduling...

Date: 07/05/2015 | Local News

Arson caused rash of fires

String of blazes stretched from Everett to Skagit County (gallery)

Date: 06/30/2015 | Local News

Tulalip fire death blamed on outdoor burning that spread

TULALIP — A fatal fire on the Tulalip Indian Reservation last week has been attributed to outdoor burning that spread into nearby blackberry bushes.

Date: 06/29/2015 | Local News

Man killed in Tulalip brush fire identified

TULALIP — A man who died in a brush fire on the Tulalip Indian Reservation on Thursday has been identified as David S. Hagaman, 86.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Local News

Suspect jailed in slaying of man in Tulalip

TULALIP — Detectives have arrested a suspect in the June 19 killing of a man whose body was found on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Local News

Q&A: Tulalip Tribes sue to reclaim sales taxes

What’s the lawsuit all about?

Date: 06/26/2015 | Local News

Man’s body found at brush fire scene in Tulalip

TULALIP — A man’s body was found down an embankment on the Tulalip Indian Reservation after a brush fire on Thursday afternoon.The man, 85, is believed to have died during the fire, but an investigation is underway, said Shari Ireton, spokeswoman for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 06/25/2015 | Sirens

Chase, other state senators argue against high-stakes testing

Democratic State Sen. Maralyn Chase and seven other senators recently argued against high-stakes testing as a requirement for high-school graduation.

Date: 06/15/2015 | South County Politics

Tulalip Tribes take county, state to court over sales taxes

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes filed a federal lawsuit Friday to stop Snohomish County and the state of Washington from imposing sales tax within its Quil Ceda Village retail area.

Date: 06/13/2015 | Local News

When is it OK to turn right on red from an inside lane?

Terri Snider raised a concern about the intersection of 172nd Street NE and 27th Avenue NE outside...

Date: 06/12/2015 | Street Smarts

Democrats' dinner to feature Lovick, DelBene, Keister, Steves

The 2015 Snohomish County Democratic Dinner and Henry M Jackson Awards at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood Saturday will feature Snohomish County Executive John Lovick, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, TV comedian John Keister and travel writer Rick Steves.

Date: 06/09/2015 | South County Politics

Alleged serial thief is threat to citizens, police say

GRANITE FALLS — At just 23, Zakary Sheldon is becoming a familiar name in the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office.Since September he’s been charged with five separate felony crimes. With another case pending, he could have a clean half-dozen by the month’s end.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Local News

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