Waiting lists and growing demand for low-income preschools

There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.


New Everett hotel will double waterfront rooms in the county

Construction on Hotel Indigo at the Port of Everett’s new live-work-play development begins Thursday.


Ivar’s in Mukilteo closes for disinfection after illnesses

The Snohomish Health District said it’s not certain what caused some patrons to get sick.


Students to walk out over gun issues, school safety

Walkouts are planned Friday at schools around the country, including at least nine in Snohomish County.

Mud on the tracks cancels trains; more landslides possible

Over the past several days, Western Washington has seen up to 2 to 5 inches of rain.

As a state attorney, Roslyn Sterling saw foster kids in need

She helped found Totes for Kids, which provides backpacks of essentials at a traumatic time.

USA Badminton Adult Nationals headed to Mukilteo

The national championships are set for this weekend at Harbour Pointe Badminton Club.

This Kamiak High student is more than SAT-isfied with a 1600

Junior Andrew Shin credits positive thinking for the top score on the college admissions test.

Gun violence, school safety taking center stage

Rep. Rick Larsen, Mukilteo City Council set aside time to talk about these issues

Nancy Isely leads her Spanish Zumba class Monday night at the YMCA in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Booty-shaking is great exercise in any language

Zumba at the Mukilteo YMCA is the first exercise class there to be offered in Spanish.

Nancy Isely leads her Spanish Zumba class Monday night at the YMCA in Mukilteo. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lark Kesterke strives to lead with an open heart and mind

She is the director of impact and investments for United Way of Snohomish County.

Project engineer and cyclist Tyler Rourke puts people first

When he’s not at Electroimpact, he’s riding a bike or leading Everett’s Transportation Advisory Committee.

Kamiak High students stopped keeping score — then they won

The school’s Knowledge Bowl team is best in state. How smart are you? Answer a few questions.

Woman accused of trying to run over ex-boyfriend in Mukilteo

Officers ended a chase when they learned that two young children were in the car, without car seats.

Kamiak teacher heads to lab thanks to Murdock grant

Kamiak High School forensic teacher Maggie Lewis was recently awarded a prestigious MJ Murdock Partners in Science grant. The program pairs high school science teachers… Continue reading

Kamiak High School students to rally against gun violence

“Never Again: Mukilteo” starts at noon Saturday on the band stage at Lighthouse Park.

Search for missing man in Tulalip turns up no clues

Jacob Hilkin has been missing since Jan. 23; “we just want him home,” his father says.

Foundation funds Mukilteo school projects

The Mukilteo Schools Foundation has awarded 47 grants totaling $20,705 to pay for classroom projects in the Mukilteo School District that aim to improve student… Continue reading

Kamiak wins state Knowledge Bowl

Stanwood finishes third in a separate division.