Enjoy barns, burgers, brews on the McClinchy Mile Bike Ride

Several hundred bicyclists are expected to tour north Snohomish County this weekend. The 35th annual McClinchy Mile Bike Ride is set for Sunday,… Continue reading

Chronic absences raise alarms in Snohomish County schools

Nearly one of every seven students attending public schools in Snohomish County is considered a frequent no-show in the classroom. Missing school is… Continue reading

Tech students advance

The Technology Students Association (TSA) State Conference was held March 16-18 in Yakima with over 900 competitors. Students and teams who ranked in the Top… Continue reading

Air Force veteran challenging Nehring for County Council seat

Raymond Miller, a Democrat, has announced plans to run for the Snohomish County Council’s District 1. Miller, a 67-year-old Air Force veteran from… Continue reading

Washington Achievement Award winners

The Washington Achievement Award is given each year to schools whose students perform well or show progress over time on state tests. Only schools that… Continue reading

Injured motorcyclist airlifted after collision near Stanwood

SR532 coll update: Preliminary investigation has the car failing 2 yield to the MC. MC rider airlifted 2 Harborview w/ serious foot inj. TS—… Continue reading

The pothole that just keeps on giving

My colleague Kari Bray noted I was working on a pothole story and sent me this: “Fun fact: The Pothole That Never Dies is located… Continue reading

Number of mumps cases continues to grow

More cases of mumps are confirmed in Snohomish County. The Mukilteo School District now is affected, with one probable case at Challenger Elementary.… Continue reading

Volunteers get baseball field at Stanwood school game-ready

Volunteers gathered on a soggy Saturday morning to transform puddles into a ready-to-play Little League field. Stanwood-Camano Little League, with more than 400… Continue reading

Pros teach high-schoolers career options other than college

Jake Morgan handed 17-year-old Jacob Stetson the shotgun stick, a bright orange tool used for working on utility poles, and, with a firm… Continue reading

‘Phony Pony Bandit’ drops $6.3 million lawsuit against county

A man who was shot by police while robbing a bank in Stanwood in 2012 has abandoned his efforts to get more than… Continue reading

Body found at Warm Beach; death investigation under way

A body was found about 3 p.m. Sunday in the area of Warm Beach, north of Kayak Point Park. Snohomish County sheriff’s… Continue reading

Number of mumps cases reported in county continues to rise

The number of mumps cases in Snohomish County continues to increase. More than a dozen new cases of mumps have been reported to… Continue reading

Stanwood Middle School students enjoy new wood shop

Stanwood Middle School has a new wood shop, thanks to voters who passed a capital levy that provided $120,000 toward the project, including $30,000 worth… Continue reading

Camano Island opens its vintage doors to history buffs

Locals and visitors are invited to explore history this weekend during the Camano Island Historic Sites Tour. The free, self-guided tour takes… Continue reading

Pedestrian killed by truck in Stanwood was Lake Stevens man

A man who died after being hit by a truck in Stanwood on Friday has been identified as Robert W. Zumwalt, 42, of… Continue reading

Man who drove into bay, shot self was charged in child rapes

The man who drove his car down a boat ramp into Cornet Bay on Whidbey Island… Continue reading

Health district tracks 33 cases of mumps in Snohomish County

More mumps cases have been reported in Snohomish County, including new cases in Monroe schools. The disease also has been reported in the… Continue reading

Newest county councilman already facing a challenger

It’s shaping up to be a busy political season for the Snohomish County Council. Three of the council’s five members are up for… Continue reading

Man hit, killed by truck while walking along highway

A man was killed Friday morning while walking along Highway 532 in Stanwood. He was hit by a truck about 7 a.m. near… Continue reading