Caitlin Tompkins

5 vying for 2 positions on Snohomish City Council

People in Snohomish will see substantial turnover in city leadership this year. Five of the City Council’s seven seats are up for grabs,… Continue reading

Add a DUI bust to his record of vehicular homicide, assault

A Tulalip man with a history of driving dangerously — once killing a person and hurting two others — was arrested again on… Continue reading

Camp founder, 102, opened doors nearly 5 decades ago

She looks out for the little guys. Esther McChesney, 102, teamed up with a quiet boy at summer camp. “We did what the… Continue reading

Post bond loss, Sultan school board hopefuls talk frugality

Candidates running for Sultan’s school board share one idea in common. They are focused on making the most of the district’s funding, especially… Continue reading

Marysville crash leads to arrest in 2 Arlington robberies

A 20-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with two June robberies at the same Arlington apartment building. Both happened late at night… Continue reading

Kamiak students spend week at police department’s youth academy

A Kamiak High School senior hopes to land a job with the FBI one day. She wants to be a criminal profiler. Abygahle… Continue reading

Kla Ha Ya Days Festival draws thousands to Snohomish

Penny Istvan, 4, hadn’t eaten many cherries before. The other kids took turns spitting red-stained pits to see whose went farther. The little… Continue reading

Fleeing Mill Creek cop, driver ejected from crashed car dies

A police chase late Saturday ended in death when the fleeing driver crashed, was ejected from his vehicle and apparently run over… Continue reading

Snohomish mayoral hopefuls push economy, safety, scrutiny

For the first time in decades, voters in Snohomish are directly choosing their mayor. Four candidates are vying for the job, two of… Continue reading

After flood, volunteers spent hours sorting, washing clothes

After everyone went home for the night, a valve broke. On June 17, water flowed down the stairs into the lobby of the… Continue reading

Lynnwood police reach out with annual Cops and Kids event

A boy asked a police sergeant if he could sit in a patrol car. His brown hair could barely be seen above the… Continue reading

Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in Marysville

A 52-year-old man died hours after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning in Marysville. Police are asking for help finding the… Continue reading

This year’s Fourth was calmer, but certainly not quieter

Neighbors in Marysville didn’t hesitate to report violations of the city’s new fireworks ban. Complaints about the devices nearly tripled in the city… Continue reading

2 more cases of road rage investigated in Marysville

It happened twice within two days. A driver pointed a gun at strangers in Marysville. Police arrested two men for the road-rage cases.… Continue reading

Snohomish to demolish Hal Moe Pool and build park

The vacant Hal Moe Pool site in Snohomish is going to be demolished and converted into a park. A committee of volunteers has… Continue reading

Snohomish church helps people recover from almost anything

A church in Snohomish is helping people combat all kinds of hurts. Snohomish Church of the Nazarene launched its Celebrate Recovery program earlier… Continue reading

Futbol Academy inspires, teaches generations of campers

A retired Everett police officer left a legacy on W. Casino Road. Every summer, hundreds of kids get together to play soccer at… Continue reading

Strong-mayor candidates meet the voters in Snohomish

Candidates running for office in Snohomish talked Thursday about balancing small-town values with regional growth that’s outpacing much of the country. The upcoming… Continue reading

Bail set at $25K for woman suspected in Marysville arsons

Security cameras captured a woman watching an abandoned house burn. On June 14, four other fires were ignited in north Marysville. Police on… Continue reading

Suspect in murder of Everett woman has killed before

The Everett man suspected of killing a woman found near Pigeon Creek last week is a confessed murderer with at least two other… Continue reading