Isabella Breda

Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.

In first in-person meeting, Edmonds Rescue Plan passes 6-1

The ordinance provides money for utility bills, tourism, nonprofits, green infrastructure and more.

Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.

Edmonds Rescue Plan could put $12 million back into the city

The City Council is set to further discuss and approve the plan at a July 20 meeting.

Commercial center taking shape off Highway 9 in Lake Stevens

A bowling alley? Maybe. Potential tenants are showing interest and locals have their own wish list.

The new Amazon fulfillment center under construction along 172nd Street NE in Arlington, just south of Arlington Municipal Airport. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210708

Arlington and Marysville trade open space for local jobs

Light-industrial development is transforming the farms and fields where the two cities join.

The new Amazon fulfillment center under construction along 172nd Street NE in Arlington, just south of Arlington Municipal Airport. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210708

Lake Stevens faces fine for alleged worker safety violations

A state agency says lack of training put Public Works employees at risk of injury and illnesses.

In Marysville, neighbors nix a plan for a shelter community

North Snohomish County Outreach hopes to find another location for eight tiny homes.

Chris Pearson (U.S. Department of Education)

Another change in leadership at Marysville School District

There’s a changing of the guard as the district awaits word on Jason Thompson’s future as superintendent.

Chris Pearson (U.S. Department of Education)

To cut or not to cut, it could be a pricey issue in Edmonds

The Edmonds City Council is heading into the next phase of updating the city’s tree regulations.

Lake Stevens' historic Grimm House is towed to its new home as part of the North Cove Park project. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

History will live on in a transformed Lake Stevens downtown

A new museum and library are part of the new civic campus and expanded North Cove Park.

Lake Stevens' historic Grimm House is towed to its new home as part of the North Cove Park project. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

Edmonds council moves to ‘prevent unnecessary evictions’

An emergency ordinance was passed Tuesday with the aim of helping fill a gap in eviction protection.

Pallet communities are groups of tiny homes for unhoused people. Here, a worker installs weatherstripping on a pallet shelter at Pallet in Everett in January 2020. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Tiny home community is proposed at a Marysville church

The Pallet shelter community would provide transitional housing to eight people. Neighbors have questions.

Pallet communities are groups of tiny homes for unhoused people. Here, a worker installs weatherstripping on a pallet shelter at Pallet in Everett in January 2020. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
A portion of the site of the proposed Lake Stevens Costco at the intersection of Highway 9 (right) and South Lake Stevens Road (below, out of view). (Chuck Taylor / Herald file)

Shovel alert: Groundbreaking on Lake Stevens Costco is near

A land sale in early June cleared the way. The mayor says dirt could be flying as soon as next week.

A portion of the site of the proposed Lake Stevens Costco at the intersection of Highway 9 (right) and South Lake Stevens Road (below, out of view). (Chuck Taylor / Herald file)

In Edmonds, ‘small cell’ deployment permit becomes a big deal

The City Council has allowed new cellular equipment under an ordinance that regulates conditions.

Amanda Brown, a senior at Darrington High School, will be attending WSU in the fall as the first person in her family to attend college. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Amanda Brown loves science, her hometown and her chickens

This Darrington grad is a first-generation college student who will always remember her roots.

Amanda Brown, a senior at Darrington High School, will be attending WSU in the fall as the first person in her family to attend college. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arnav Sood, senior ASB president at Henry M. Jackson High School, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arnav Sood pushed hard to include others, even in a pandemic

The Jackson High student body president led his peers through uncertain times.

Arnav Sood, senior ASB president at Henry M. Jackson High School, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Esco Bell (City of Marysville)

Marysville has a new public works director after long search

Esco Bell brings more than two decades of experience in the field to his new post.

Esco Bell (City of Marysville)
Rick Steves has supported a number of local projects with donations of $1 million or more.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Travel guru Rick Steves will be Edmonds parade grand marshal

The Edmonds Chamber was finally able to honor the native son now that the pandemic is keeping him home.

Rick Steves has supported a number of local projects with donations of $1 million or more.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Cliff and Rosemary Bailey have worked out an agreement that will forever preserve their 270-acre, 103-year-old farm for the purpose of agriculture. (Dan Bates/The Herald) Photo take June 25, 2016

Snohomish farmer and civic leader Cliff Bailey dies at 94

He is remembered as an elected public servant and a tireless advocate for farmland preservation.

Cliff and Rosemary Bailey have worked out an agreement that will forever preserve their 270-acre, 103-year-old farm for the purpose of agriculture. (Dan Bates/The Herald) Photo take June 25, 2016