LAKE STEVENS — The City Council on Tuesday approved a 2016 budget that adds new police, planning and parks staff and focuses on projects to fix parks and streets.Council members didn’t agree on the final budget. Four voted yes, two voted no and one was absent.
Date: 11/27/2015 | Local News
OLYMPIA — Officials have issued health advisories for five lakes in Thurston County that have tested positive for high levels of toxic blue-green algae.The Olympian reported that the advisories apply to Black, Deep, Long, Pattison and Scott lakes.
Date: 11/02/2015 | Northwest
Family wants to find new use for items passed down
Date: 09/30/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Metro Puget Sound cities, including Everett, are asking their residents and businesses to curtail all nonessential uses of water.The advisory is the second stage of the drought response plan adopted by...
Date: 08/11/2015 | Local News
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
MERCER ISLAND — Seven people are safe after a fishing boat and power boat collided on Lake Washington early Friday.
Date: 06/26/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — A 17-year-old boy is dead after a 45-minute search ended with Seattle Fire and Rescue divers pulling him from Lake Washington.
Date: 06/08/2015 | Northwest
EVERETT — In the end, the man wasn’t much of a getaway driver. He tried, though, using a pickup, a motorcycle and a child’s bicycle snatched from under the boy’s nose.
Date: 05/20/2015 | Local News
SEATTLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it’s boosting the level of Lake Washington in Seattle early this year due to extremely low snowpack in the Cascade Mountains.
Date: 05/02/2015 | Northwest
Kayakers to play on Sultan River when water is released April 25
Date: 04/05/2015 | Explore NW
After a closure for roadwork, the south shore road at Spada Lake is open again, according to the Snohomish County PUD.
Date: 03/31/2015 | Explore NW
Snow depth measured at zero, but rainfall makes up for it
Date: 03/28/2015 | Local News
SULTAN — Sultan Basin Road, which provides access to Spada Lake, is open again after two areas were damaged in early January, Snohomish County officials say.Flooding near the Olney Creek Bridge...
Date: 03/25/2015 | Explore NW
Firefighter rescues man from lake, helps him home
Date: 02/07/2015 | Local News
SULTAN — The route most often used to access Spada Lake could remain closed until summer.Sultan Basin Road was damaged in two places by flooding on Olney Creek earlier this month. In one spot, roughly 200 feet of asphalt are gone. In another spot, the rising water took...
Date: 01/26/2015 | Local News
SEATTLE — Health officials are warning people to watch out for toxic algae recently found along some shorelines on Lake Washington.
Date: 01/17/2015 | Northwest
SNOHOMISH — Divers recovered a body from Blackmans Lake Sunday morning.
Date: 01/11/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The punch, it’s alleged, was consensual — a mutually agreed-upon yet ultimately tragic attempt between two high school students at making amends.
Date: 12/22/2014 | Local News