Highway 9 crash blocks road, injures 1 person

A three-vehicle pileup blocked Highway 9 for about an hour in Maltby on Thursday afternoon. One person was hurt and taken to the… Continue reading

Bus service for Maltby and Clearview?

Brenda Tritt lives in Lake Stevens, works in Clearview and can’t take the bus to her job. It isn’t that Tritt, a waitress at the… Continue reading

Homes needed for teenage visitors from China

Denice MacKenzie is on a mission. By Friday, the Maltby woman needs to find 12 more host families for some of the 50… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Barbecue n World Famous Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum Annual Salmon Barbecue, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and July 20, Scenic Hill Park, 1610 Park Ave.,… Continue reading

Large fire destroys Maltby house

A blaze quickly destroyed a large two-story house Thursday afternoon near Echo Lake south of Monroe. Nobody was injured in the fire that… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Barbecues World Famous Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum annual Salmon Barbecue, noon to 8 p.m. today, Scenic Hill Park, 1610 Park Ave., Blackmans Lake, Snohomish. $10,… Continue reading

One injured in pileup near Maltby

MALTBY – A three-vehicle pileup blocked Highway 9 in Maltby this afternoon. One person was hurt and taken to the hospital with injuries that weren’t… Continue reading

Faith and Spiritual Life: Outreach

Benefits Sanctuary Ministries offers a Community Closet with free clothing from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. Call… Continue reading

Food banks need help stocking shelves

Ways to Give, The Herald’s annual list of area charities, nonprofit agencies and service organizations that depend on the generosity of our readers, was originally… Continue reading

Cold Case: ‘There was no reason’ for death

Before and after June 29, 2001. That’s how Becky Von Rotz measures her life. “My life will always be before that date and… Continue reading

Nativity needs plenty of hay

When it comes to her acting troupe, director Jeanne Whitney has to be prepared for anything. She also must keep an ample supply… Continue reading


Everett Pearl Harbor ceremony Sunday Naval Station Everett will offer its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday. It honors those members of the Armed… Continue reading

A year after arsonists hit Street of Dreams, ruins remain

All that’s left of Todd Lockie’s dream home are charred remains, the stench of smoke and crippling debt. The custom $2 million home… Continue reading

Outreach calendar

MEDITATION Free from Fear Meditation: a new series of classes presented by Kadampa Meditation Center. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through March 30 at Anabel’s… Continue reading

Around the County

Everett Library’s audiobooks available by download The Everett Public Library now offers audiobooks by download. The new OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks program allows patrons to download… Continue reading

Around the County: Maltby: Food bank needs volunteers

The Maltby Food Bank, which serves the southeast corner of Snohomish County, needs volunteers to help plan its fifth annual fundraiser. The first planning meeting… Continue reading

Front Porch: Drive to aid Maltby food bank

Gold Creek Community Church will attempt to break a record Sunday for the Maltby Food Bank with a Ten Ton Food Challenge. Attendees were given… Continue reading

Use of local parks spikes

Suzzane Makale watched from a bench at Willis Tucker Park this week, thankful that her four daughters could enjoy the splash fountains and… Continue reading

Fire District 7 augments fire fleet with tender truck for rural areas

Lack of water supply can make it difficult to fight fires in this rural area, but local fire crews are armed with the… Continue reading

Monroe kids add imagination and stir up winning recipes

Black beans plop into a bowl of brownie mix. Cocktail sausages are fashioned with sheep costumes made out of crescent roll dough. A… Continue reading