The conclusion of an epic, cross-country adventure

At 74, the Woodway man completed his 4,800-mile paddle and bike trip “from sea to shining sea.”


Plan for 3,080 waterfront condos still lacking, county says

Again, the developer of luxury high-rises near Woodway is sent back to the drafting board.


Local schools field FBLA state winners

Several schools fielded winners at the Washington State Future Business Leaders of…


Point Wells developer adds second access road

The developer seeking to build more than 3,000 high-rise condos at Point Wells has responded to questions from Snohomish County planners, including a… Continue reading

Man sentenced to 19 years for attacking woman in Edmonds

An attempted rape on a beach near Edmonds in June was “every woman’s nightmare,” a judge said Tuesday. The victim was out for… Continue reading

Snohomish strong-mayor measure passing by 14 votes

The strong-mayor proposition in Snohomish nearly doubled its lead Monday but remained close. Proposition 2 sought a transition away from Snohomish’s council-manager form… Continue reading

Deadline set for Point Wells environmental study

Snohomish County planners have given a developer six months to complete an environmental study of a high-rise development at Point Wells that’s already… Continue reading

Election brings a bigger tax bite to south county

South Snohomish County will have some of the highest sales taxes in the nation starting next year, as a result of last week’s… Continue reading

3 mayoral jobs at stake on south county ballots

Voters in south Snohomish County will elect three mayors, 19 city council members and a County Council member on their 2013 ballots. Brier, Lynnwood and… Continue reading

Roberts decries end of sentencing bill

After the Legislature passed its deadline for bills to pass the House or Senate, House Judiciary Committee member Mary Helen Roberts decried the death of… Continue reading

South county fire authority check-ins, final roundup

Here’s the final breakdown of who’s still participating in talks about forming a regional fire authority in south Snohomish County. (See background here.) Edmonds: Out… Continue reading

Court allows high-rise condos at Point Wells

Plans for thousands of high-rise waterfront condos at Point Wells can proceed under more lenient building rules after a Washington State Court of… Continue reading

Point Wells traffic study planned

A traffic study set to begin later this spring will try to gauge the effect of the proposed Point Wells luxury high-rise development… Continue reading

Mill Creek on track to pass emergency services levy

The city of Mill Creek’s second attempt this year to renew and increase its… Continue reading

Status of Point Wells still in limbo

When locals first petitioned to incorporate a town here back in 1958, they included an oil-company’s property on Puget Sound within the boundaries.… Continue reading

Fire, emergency medical service levies before voters

Some Snohomish County cities plan to introduce revised fire and emergency medical service levies on the November ballot. Two levies are slated… Continue reading

Community calendar

Walk-A-Thon for Children’s Regional Hospital and Medical Center, 8 a.m. Saturday, Post Middle School, 1220 E. Fifth St., Arlington. American Legion Family Post 76. Bill… Continue reading

Community calendar

Charity Rummage Sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Clothes for Kids, 16725 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. All proceeds help provide a quality clothing program… Continue reading

Get ready for more neighbors

EVERETT - Bids to allow more housing to be built across Snohomish County won initial approval on Monday from the County Council. In all, the… Continue reading


Churches and wedding venues have been booked for months by brides and grooms who want to be married on July 7, 2007, which is 7-07-07.… Continue reading