Snohomish

A potentially transformative council election in Snohomish

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

Old habits don’t stop when stop sign comes down

Bunk Foss Road at U.S. 2 off-ramp near Highway 9 gets safety upgrade, but safety concerns remain.

Barriers coming to ‘nightmare’ US 2 stretch in Snohomish

The highway from Snohomish to Monroe, known for deadly crossover crashes, will get safety fixes.

Landowners along Snohomish, Skykomish rivers invited to forum

The event aims to give people along east county’s waterways a chance to talk about issues.

Ruby Carlson plugs her ears as Dutch Hill Elementary third-grader Moriah Landry screams in joy after discovering her egg unbroken after surviving a 70-foot drop from the top of a ladder truck Thursday in Snohomish. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Students test rules of gravity with annual egg drop

Materials used included jello, noodles, bubble wrap, pillows and more.

Ruby Carlson plugs her ears as Dutch Hill Elementary third-grader Moriah Landry screams in joy after discovering her egg unbroken after surviving a 70-foot drop from the top of a ladder truck Thursday in Snohomish. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett woman’s friend ‘came running up with tears in her eyes’

Snohomish County residents in Las Vegas describe chaos Sunday night, then a somber Monday morning.

How Max Headroom and an itch for saving the day got her into IT

At 11 years old, Mary Burris had a clear vision for her future. She wanted to own her own business, and envisioned a… Continue reading

Riverview teacher named Kiwanis Educator of the Quarter

The Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis recently presented its Educator of the Quarter award to Kimberlee Spaetig-Peterson, a teacher at Riverview Elementary School. She also has taught… Continue reading

Walking tours around Snohomish all about city’s oldest trees

The Green Snohomish Group is hosting a celebration and two guided tree walks on Oct. 7.

A Democrat and Republican agree: Leave our signs alone!

County Council candidates send a joint message about the theft and vandalism of campaign signs.

County Council postpones decision on Bothell zoning changes

Representatives wonder how to protect rural properties from sprawl without being unfair.

A firefighter sprays water on a few hot spots of a fire that burned in brush along the 900 block of the Ludwig Road on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in Snohomish, Wa. (DougRamsay / For The Herald)

3-acre brush fire cuts power to thousands in Snohomish

Firefighters controlled the flames before they reached nearby homes.

A firefighter sprays water on a few hot spots of a fire that burned in brush along the 900 block of the Ludwig Road on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 in Snohomish, Wa. (DougRamsay / For The Herald)

Reeking of alcohol, driver ended young Snohomish man’s life

The man was sentenced Wednesday to 6-1/2 years for the fatal drunken-driving crash on Highway 9.

Police: DNA links man to heist at Snohomish antique mall

A fleeing burglar wrestled with the property owner and left bloody evidence on his sweatshirt.

Comfort drone: Racing helps relieve combat veteran’s stress

The hyper-vigilance of the battlefield never left him. Flying drones is a healthy escape.

Snohomish’s 1970 basketball team headlines Hall of Fame class

Those Panthers will be inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

Video: 1970 Snohomish boys basketball team wins state

The Snohomish H.S. squad is about to be inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Nathan Nicholson of Snohomish High School. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘The future is biotech,’ but for now he’s busy with everything

Snohomish senior Nathan Nicholson is a student leader and media master.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Nathan Nicholson of Snohomish High School. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation on Sept. 13 announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high… Continue reading

Smith Island habitat restoration cost to rise $1.2 million

The project is intended to increase survival rates for juvenile chinook salmon.