Return of the King

TULALIP - This Saturday, Tulalip tribal members will welcome Big Chief King Salmon, the symbolic first salmon of the season, with great pageantry. Every year,… Continue reading

A woman of 8,500 hours

MARYSVILLE - On her last day as a volunteer, Joanna Ellis showed up in her usual stylish business suit, ready to work. This time however,… Continue reading

Community Extra: Spotlight

Fire officials concentrate on readiness Fire departments throughout Snohomish County plan to participate in the 2007 International Fire and Emergency Medical Services Safety Stand Down… Continue reading

Real work is on for UW branch

EVERETT - Two of the biggest questions facing a new University of Washington branch campus are where it will go and what will be taught.… Continue reading

Party banners, foil crowns at K2 base camp

Mountain climber Don Beavon of Tulalip, preparing to climb the second highest mountain in the world, attended a little birthday party recently. Beavon’s climbing group… Continue reading

Tribes greet first salmon

TULALIP - The Tulalip Tribes’ annual parade and First Salmon Ceremony will be held Saturday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. More than 50 groups plan… Continue reading

Non-Indians may join Tulalip juries

TULALIP - Non-Indians who live within the boundaries of the Tulalip Indian Reservation could soon be eligible for voluntary jury duty for the Tulalip Tribal… Continue reading

Tulalip heritage center site set

TULALIP - Crews could begin clearing ground for the Tulalip Tribes’ long-awaited Hibulb Museum within a month. The $10 million tribal history museum will span… Continue reading

Putting waste to good use

MONROE - Cow manure, meet human waste. Local dairy farmers trying to stay competitive want to turn cow dung into an asset. Typically dealing with… Continue reading

Road Report

How to read your road report: Road restrictions may be near, but not necessarily in the cities under which they are listed. Most restrictions are… Continue reading

Top cop hangs up badge

TULALIP - His wife gave him the OK. That’s how Jay Goss described part of the path that led him out of retirement to the… Continue reading

Stabbing victim likely to survive

TULALIP - A 19-year-old man who was stabbed four times during a dispute is expected to survive, police said Wednesday. The Tulalip man suffered from… Continue reading

Tulalips’ Boom City is dynamite

TULALIP - Every June, the acrid scent of spent gunpowder drifts from a lot out behind the Tulalip Casino and out over the Tulalip Indian… Continue reading

Local Briefly

An approaching plane? Nope, it’s speeding cars MOUNTLAKE TERRACE - A trooper who arrested two men Sunday reported that they were driving so fast it… Continue reading

Horses’ hope losing home

TULALIP - Bucko, a chestnut gelding, suffers from foundering, a painful condition in which a horse’s feet become deformed following an injury. Bucko needs special… Continue reading

If Indian blood is in your family tree, group aims to find it

Betty Gaeng has met dozens of Indian princesses. Or so they thought. Most often, she said, those desperately clutching brittle photographs of a… Continue reading

Tulalip heart study planned

Health officials at the Tulalip Tribes have joined with the University of Washington in a five-year study of the cardiovascular health of tribal… Continue reading

Logo may replace span’s graffiti

Drivers taking I-5 through Marysville could have an even greater sense of their whereabouts if an idea conceived by the city and the… Continue reading

Time marches on, just not so much on a wrist

While on my annual three-week vacation, filled with lazy days, time didn’t matter. When it did, I used a display on my cell phone to… Continue reading

Our Towns: North

Arlington: Couple honored at breakfast Longtime volunteers Ruth and Harry Yost are scheduled to receive lifetime achievement awards at the Stillaguamish Senior Center’s fundraising breakfast… Continue reading