Melissa Slager

Grants cover safety projects to add crosswalks, guardrails

Snohomish County received $935,000 in grants from the state Highway Safety Improvement Program to apply to three safety projects. Crosswalks will be upgraded in two… Continue reading

Hey, who turns on the lights?

When in doubt, call the PUD for streetlight outages in Snohomish County.

Community Transit starts construction on Green Line stations

Construction has started on the 34 stations that will be used for the Swift Green Line, Community Transit’s second bus rapid transit line that is… Continue reading

Everett High senior spreads his interests around

From drama and books to Scouting and chemistry, Nate Ness gets into a lot of everything.

Markers to return for traffic exiting 164th Walmart complex

After county crews repaved 164th Avenue W, raised pavement markings that helped guide two lanes of turning traffic from 13th Avenue W were not replaced.… Continue reading

Planning — and patience — can ease Thanksgiving travel

The Washington State Department of Transportation offers information to help guide planning.

Hard work is paying off for Mariner High senior

Mey Ly has excelled in school since moving here from Cambodia; she also serves as an intrepreter.

No easy exit from Smokey Point shopping complex

There’s just no easy exit on this one. A reader called in to Street Smarts about striping changes on 27th Avenue NE, for those exiting… Continue reading

Yes to turn signal — eventually

Adding a right-turn signal at 112th St. and 7th Ave. is turning out to be a bit more complicated.

Lynnwood High’s Venecia Lucio in tune with helping out

Senior is involved in ASB and Colores Unidos, a group that celebrates Spanish-speaking cultures.

Fixes coming, on the radar for McCollum Park & Ride

Rosemary Maxon, of Everett, wrote in about problems she’s seen at the McCollum Park & Ride in Everett, including a need for better lighting, directional… Continue reading

Westbound U.S. 2 Trestle to be repaved in 2018

It will mark the second year of three years of resurfacing projects from Everett to Skykomish.

Seasonal reminder: Turn on your car, turn on your lights

Have automatic daytime running headlights? Don’t neglect the taillights

Changes urged to help stem crashes at Machias intersection

A couple nearby keeps a folder of photos and witness reports. The newest entry was a few weeks ago.

Sultan High School senior Tyler Aamold is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Making Sultan High, Sky Valley better places

Senior Tyler Aamold plays a leadership role at school and in service to his community.

Sultan High School senior Tyler Aamold is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Arlington High teen’s dream for Darrington comes loudly true

Darrington High’s band gets help with its first performance at a football game in more than 20 years.

Signs, signs — but not everywhere

County looking to install signs to help visitors navigate aviation attractions

Litter meets its match

Clean Sweep Litter pilot program will pick back up in spring

Glacier Peak senior prepares to leave the high school stage

Shelby Northen is also a musician and a Seattle Aquarium volunteer.

Rules of the road for ‘extra-fast pedestrians’ — skateboarders

State traffic law defines them as pedestrians, and yet they are often in the middle of the street.