Stephanie Davey

A century later, history of women’s suffrage shows in Everett

A time to remember: Local women helped secure the passage of the 19th Amendment nearly 100 years ago.

 

City could own more land around Lake Stevens by next week

A Tuesday vote could approve the Rhodora annexation. A resident has tried to stop the process.

 

Marysville voters to decide on fire district in April

The city council voted unanimously this week to place the measure on a special election ballot.

 

Court denies killer’s request to reconsider second sentence

Brandon Backstrom, 38, murdered a woman and her young daughter in Everett decades ago as a teenager.

Proposed neighborhood near Tulalip may have another chance

An earlier ruling blocked the nearly 170-home development due to environmental concerns.

Students learn leadership, discipline in Everett NJROTC

“We’re kind of like a family,” sophomore Eleanor Geraghty, 16, said of the high school program.

Students, neighbors join to test health of Blackmans Lake

The group plans to share the results at its first meeting on Feb. 11 in Snohomish.

Granite Falls schools superintendent to retire in June

Linda Hall shared the news Thursday. The board plans to discuss hiring at its Wednesday meeting.

Marysville schools leader: ‘We need to talk less, listen more’

Jason Thompson became the district superintendent in November. He’s been reaching out.

Adults with disabilities learn job skills on the farm

The Marysville school opened in September. It’s sponsored by Eagle Wings disAbility Ministries.

Students react to family and friends during the Marysville Pilchuck High School Class of 2018 Commencement. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Marysville schools focus on diversity, enrollment, buildings

People can apply to three groups — one would help create a bond measure to fund school renovations.

Students react to family and friends during the Marysville Pilchuck High School Class of 2018 Commencement. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Students arriving for the first day at the new Madrona K-8 school in Edmonds follow teachers to their new classrooms. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Grownups settle a dispute, and a unique school opens at last

Madrona K-8 in Edmonds has multiple-grade classrooms, clocks for deaf students and recess options.

Students arriving for the first day at the new Madrona K-8 school in Edmonds follow teachers to their new classrooms. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Edmonds Heights senior focused on art through challenges

Charlotte Day, 17, wasn’t deterred by dyscalculia. Her sculpture is now displayed at Microsoft.

Snohomish mulling what to do with plot of land on Avenue D

As city looks to the future, some hope to see more affordable housing, shops and restaurants.

Heavy wind, rain to move through Western Washington

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory and flood watch through Thursday.

New Marysville sales tax goes into effect Tuesday

The rate is increasing by 0.1 percent. The revenue is going toward building a new police station.

Lawyer-turned-robbery suspect is sentenced, released

Richard Kriger, 61, had already spent a year in jail.

Santa’s skiing tradition at Stevens Pass has ended

Don Bryant, 80, has dressed donned the red suit for decades. This season was his last.

Construction sector is building jobs as the county grows

Positions in that field may increase by 2.4 percent in 2019. That’s higher than most industries.

‘Cancer is my No. 1 enemy,’ Granite Falls man says

Wade Tucker got more donations than ever this year. He’s given gifts to ill children for a decade.