Local news

Blind rapper denies robbery: ‘that’s not what I’m about’

A blind rapper on the lam from the law says he didn’t rob a woman or chop off a chunk of her hair.… Continue reading

Heavy rain, mild flooding expected this week

The first round of late winter flooding could start Tuesday. Warm, heavy rain is predicted in the region for the next few days,… Continue reading

Whidbey-based plane crashes; 3 reported killed

An aircraft from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island crashed in Eastern Washington on Monday morning, and all three crew members on board died,… Continue reading

Smooched by a pooch

Nine-year-old Moe Kaburagi, of Granite Falls, kisses Rocky the border collie at the dog kissing booth Sunday afternoon at the Everett Home &Garden Show. The… Continue reading

Chance meeting takes Arlington singer to Dubai

Jesse Taylor is a young country singer who is letting his career take him from Nashville to Hawaii and, today, to Dubai, one handshake at… Continue reading

Swedish, Providence put their partnership to work

Just three years ago, two of Puget Sound’s largest health care organizations, Swedish Health Services and Providence Health &Services were in a dogfight for customers.… Continue reading

Front Porch: Ex-NFL quarterback Kitna to address YMCA breakfast

Ex-NFL QB to speak Retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna is scheduled to be the speaker at the annual Snohomish County prayer breakfast sponsored by the… Continue reading

Pioneer spirit on display at Cascade Mountain Men’s show

They came from four Western states and a variety of backgrounds. Yet they had something in common, these people dressed in colonial and… Continue reading

Fix on its way for Clearview intersection

Snohomish County Public Works crews are preparing to put motorists on a straighter path next week, with a new intersection at 180th Street… Continue reading

Gold Bar man allegedly held cockfighting bouts

A Gold Bar man posed for pictures with some of the roosters he allegedly was training to fight to the death. Investigators… Continue reading

In Uniform

Active Duty Navy Reserve Chief Petty Officer Jerry Dotson of Everett, who is assigned to the Navy Operational Support Center Everett, was honored March 1… Continue reading

Lake Stevens woman arrested after man shot in thigh

LAKE STEVENS - A 54-year-old Lake Stevens woman has been arrested for investigation of first-degree assault following an incident in which she allegedly shot her… Continue reading

Fire forces 14 from apartment complex south of Everett

An early morning fire in south Everett today forced 14 people from their apartments and caused more than $200,000 damage. Two people from… Continue reading

Word is out among crooks: Everett cops cracking down

The message on the Everett Police Department whiteboard was short and simple: “Chop wood.” The words — a reference to getting out and… Continue reading

Audubon ends river road challenge; focus shifts to other forest roads

The Pilchuck Audubon Society plans no more litigation to oppose repairs to the flood-damaged Suiattle River Road. However, the environmental group hopes to… Continue reading

Diamond Knot Brewery renovation on tap

The Diamond Knot Brewery is expanding near the Mukilteo waterfront. To do so, though, the alehouse will close for about two months beginning Monday. “We… Continue reading

Kids learn art of making mummies

Camryn Joy used a popsicle stick to carve out pieces of an apple. The 6-year-old made a face and ears in the piece… Continue reading

Sophia, Mason most popular names

So you think the baby boomer-era hippies gave their kids unusual names? Well, it’s happening again. The state Health Department just released its annual list… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Events Robot Garage: Kids can explore robotics kits and discover some amazing robot achievements from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe… Continue reading

Community Extra: Opportunities

Volunteer: Help with MLK Day projects On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21, teens will fan out for a day of service organized through… Continue reading