Bond for new elementary school near Maltby on February ballot

The proposal will be part of a three-proposition ballot package that includes operations and technology levies.


County settles lawsuit over water-quality issues

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance had alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.


Wellington Hills property sold to Northshore School District

The county once planned to develop a regional park there.


Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Church takes a quiet, contemplative approach to worship

Alternative services at First Congregational Church of Maltby offer “a good deal of silence.”

Real estate and development pros jump in to help Farmer Frog

It’s a nonprofit that gets children involved in growing their own food on small urban farms.

It takes a gripe to get the attention of code enforcers

Four officers are investigating hundreds of cases each in Snohomish County’s unincorporated areas.

Mill Creek motorcyclist seriously injured in Highway 9 crash

The rider, 31, lost control as he headed north at the intersection with 216th Street SE.

Truck-building company fined over unpermitted work in Maltby

A truck-building company agreed this week to pay Snohomish County $1,500 in fines over grading work that a contractor performed without permits at… Continue reading

County sues over construction that violated ‘stop’ order

Snohomish County has taken the unusual step of suing to stop work at the site of a planned truck factory where code officials… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Former owner will live on land that’s set to become a park

Marge Curtis looks out over a gorgeous expanse of grassy land, a horse farm that slopes down to Highway 9. The place known as Carousel… Continue reading

911 calls released in fatal altercation between police, man

Newly released audio recordings document Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies urgently calling for help before the death of a man who appeared to be… Continue reading

Woodinville, neighbors try to block sale of Wellington Hills

Tranquil green hills surrounded by trees give no hint of the rancorous politics or the expensive legal fight over this patch of ground.… Continue reading

Construction rules will give Maltby residents quieter nights

The Snohomish County Council took action Wednesday to restrict operations by companies that handle construction waste and have drawn numerous complaints from Maltby… Continue reading

Blaze near Maltby likely caused by cooking appliance

A kitchen fire spread to the roof of a home between Maltby and Duvall Thursday afternoon. Firefighters arrived to a burning… Continue reading

Ice sends at least a dozen cars off the road in Clearview

At least a dozen cars went off the road along a short, icy stretch of 180th Street SE early Tuesday morning. Firefighters arrived… Continue reading

Plans to provide relief for Highway 9 congestion in Clearview

New lanes, changes in red-light timing and an extended turn lane are being considered to ease traffic on Highway 9 south of Snohomish.… Continue reading

Proposed apartment complex in Maltby raises neighbors’ ire

As an uproar continues over a proposed apartment complex that many neighbors fear would clash with this mostly rural area, Snohomish County planners… Continue reading

Neighbors wary of proposed high-density development in Maltby

Anxious neighbors packed the meeting room and pelted the hosts with concerns about the high-density apartment complex proposed next to their rural community.… Continue reading