Jacqueline Allison

A mail carrier delivers mail along Dubuque Road in Snohomish on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mail delays frustrate and perplex Snohomish residents

One woman waited two weeks for delivery. Then came “an avalanche of mail.” The Postal Service blames snow and staffing issues.


Looking Glass Coffee owners and their employees are stuck at an Airbnb in Leavenworth, on the east side of Stevens Pass, because of road closures. Employees from left: Courtney Baker, Tori Cardin, Logan Philpott and Beau Baker. (Abbi Stempak) 20220107

U.S. 2 and other Cascade passes closed, delaying trips home

Heavy snow followed by heavy rain created avalanche danger at Stevens Pass. And don’t even think about I-90 or White Pass.


Flooding, landslides possible as heavy rain heads this way

“Thursday will be the main event” in Snohomish County, a meteorologist said. Snowmelt could add to the risk of flooding.


Don Gough

Former Lynnwood mayor and council member Don Gough dies at 70

Among other accomplishments, he was instrumental in creating a blueprint for the city’s future.

Don Gough