Snohomish

Franklin pulls ahead of Tuohy in tight Everett mayoral race

As mailed-in ballots are counted, other races in Snohomish County are largely unchanged.

Judy Tuohy’s lead over Cassie Franklin grows to 19 votes

South county fire Commissioner David Chan opened a lead, after trailing slightly a day earlier.

Other races: Snohomish mayor race is tight, Zieve is trailing

Ellis leads Chan in Fire District 1; Matsumoto Wright is ahead of Richards in Mountlake Terrace.

First returns show incumbents holding County Council seats

As of Tuesday, Nehring had 59.1 percent, Ryan had 62.9 percent and Low had 57.6 percent.

Man claimed there was a bomb in his crashed car; there wasn’t

Highway 9 near Snohomish was closed as a bomb squad investigated the apparently intentional collision.

Changes urged to help stem crashes at Machias intersection

A couple nearby keeps a folder of photos and witness reports. The newest entry was a few weeks ago.

Suspect in sexual assault was miles away, so charges dropped

The victim had identified the man from a photo, but his whereabouts and DNA helped ruled him out.

At 19, he was ‘Baby’ this year on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Herald chats with Cameron Hill, who hiked the entire 2,660-mile trail from Mexico to Canada.

Owner of adult-care home allegedly possessed meth, is jailed

Her arrest was not directly related to allegations of improper care at the home, authorities said.

At Lynnwood Library, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby (left) and Maria Casey create a Day of the Dead display in the children’s area Tuesday. The women created a larger adult version as well. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Tradition comes to life during Day of the Dead holidays

Through its rituals, death is seen as a natural part of life, and the dearly departed are celebrated.

At Lynnwood Library, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby (left) and Maria Casey create a Day of the Dead display in the children’s area Tuesday. The women created a larger adult version as well. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Adult family home near Snohomish has license suspended

Among other issues, the state says, patients were denied painkillers — because they vanished.

Glacier Peak senior prepares to leave the high school stage

Shelby Northen is also a musician and a Seattle Aquarium volunteer.

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

Emily Ovall

Teens chosen for All-National honors

Emily Ovall, of Snohomish High School, was chosen for the All-National Honor Choir. The soprano will perform with the “best of the best” at the… Continue reading

Emily Ovall

Is this your dog? It was found injured, near Snohomish

The dog had severe bruising and was missing much of its fur.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

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

Great Pumpkin Race a smashing success

The annual fun run for elementary school students in Snohomish awarded pumpkins to top finishers.

County Council postpones vote on conservation programs

A decision on funding agricultural and water-quality programs will come after the budget process.

Snohomish mayoral candidates have very little in common

Karen Guzak and John Kartak are vying for the new position.

A potentially transformative council election in Snohomish

As the city adopts a new form of government, many new faces are seeking office.