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

Driver in Highway 522 crash booked for vehicular assault

A man’s Toyota Highlander collided with oncoming traffic after he drove the wrong way down Highway 522 early Sunday morning, according to police.… Continue reading

Environmental checklist released for Maltby park

The Snohomish County Parks and Recreation department has compiled an environmental checklist for the proposed construction of the Wellington Hills County Park. The… Continue reading

Retired minister steps up to lead small Maltby church

The Rev. Dianne O’Connell figured she could sneak in the back unnoticed. She was wrong. Before she knew it, the Edmonds woman was… Continue reading

New county park’s impacts concern Maltby neighbors

A neighbors group and the city of Woodinville have filed formal appeals seeking to scale back Snohomish County’s plans for a sports complex… Continue reading

Search for burglary suspect in Maltby area called off

Sheriff’s deputies and a police dog attempted to track a burglary suspect in the area of York Road Monday morning before calling off… Continue reading

3 people injured in crash on Highway 522

Three people were injured Thursday in a crash on Highway 522. The crash happened about 2:35 a.m. where Paradise Lake Road intersects with… Continue reading

Plans in works to repair one of two flood-damaged roads

Terri Snider of Silvana writes: There are two roads in my area that have been damaged by flooding over the past few years, and there… Continue reading

Bicyclist dies after colliding with car

A bicyclist died Saturday morning after colliding with an oncoming car just east of Highway 522. The incident happened about 10:45 a.m. in… Continue reading

Troopers track areas where windshields take a beating

When it comes to rock-chipped windshields, the Washington State Patrol feels your pane. Horrible homonym aside, local troopers are fielding plenty of calls… Continue reading

Land purchase could lead to a longer Centennial Trail

One of the largest paved trail systems in the nation could some day pass through the downtown here, via the old railroad trestle… Continue reading

Northshore also faces question of expansion

Everett isn’t the only local school district considering building a high school in Snohomish County. If all goes according to plan, voters… Continue reading

Ecology issues fines for county water-pollution cases

Two of the four largest environmental fines in Washington this spring stemmed from water pollution in Snohomish County, including a Bothell-area sewage leak… Continue reading

Local firms fined $1.5M for waste disposal violations

A whopping $1.5 million in fines are in the mail to some local recycling businesses. Snohomish County made good this week on a promise to… Continue reading

Maltby Cafe: There’s a reason it’s busy every day

One of my favorite places to take out-of-town guests for breakfast is Maltby Cafe. The drive to the restaurant through the countryside makes the destination… Continue reading

Monroe student expelled after alleged threats

A Monroe School District student was expelled Monday after reportedly bringing a knife to Hidden River Middle School and making threats to others.… Continue reading

Deputies investigate student’s alleged threats with knife

Snohomish County sheriff’s school-safety deputies are investigating after a Maltby-area eighth-grader reportedly brought a knife on the school bus and made threats to… Continue reading

Maltby park plan hinges on County Council vote

The future of a proposed sports park near Highway 522 could hinge on a Snohomish County Council vote in February or soon thereafter.… Continue reading

County Council OKs purchase of rail corridor

A plan to link tourist trains, bike and foot traffic through the city of Snohomish took a step forward Monday, when the Snohomish County Council… Continue reading

1-2-3-GO! Ice cream, Apples and ‘Twin Peaks’

1. Snoqualmie Ice Cream has a sweet trifecta to get your holiday mojo going. The Maltby creamery’s lineup offers Pumpkin, a custard version of the… Continue reading