Stephanie Davey

Protesters gather along First Street on Friday, June 5, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Months after the vigilantes, a divide persists in Snohomish

On the city council, common ground is hard to find in a town struggling to come to terms with race in 2020.

 

Firefighters rescued Bennett the cat from a chimney Sunday night. The cat was missing a week before someone heard him calling for help. Firefighters worked him out of the flue by hand. (Marysville Fire District)

Marysville firefighters rescue wayward cat from chimney

Bennett had been missing a week before a neighbor heard his meows coming from the fireplace.

 

The Arlington City Council will discuss asking voters to consider annexing its fire department to North County Fire & EMS. (North County Fire)

Arlington and North County Fire to consider annexation

If the Arlington City Council decides to move forward, voters would make the final decision.

 

Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

Arrest made in theft of computers at Arlington middle school

A man reportedly walked out of a classroom with “his arms full of computers” worth $750.

Arlington police officers arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into Post Middle School and stealing computers early Monday morning. (Arlington Police Department) 20201012

After a busy summer, crews rescue 2 hikers on Saturday

A woman sustained a concussion and broken collarbone after falling more than 20 feet at Vesper Peak.

Lynnwood man accused of assaulting son, age 10

The man, 28, was arrested Saturday for investigation of second-degree assault, court records show.

Looking west down First Street on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville opens new road to ease downtown congestion

The city’s First Street bypass opened Friday afternoon.

Looking west down First Street on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The moon rises over Everett, tinged yellow from high elevation smoke, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Morning fog a welcome relief from wildfire smoke

Some wildfire smoke rolled in with fog at high altitudes around Everett. Air quality is still considered good.

The moon rises over Everett, tinged yellow from high elevation smoke, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Woman, 68, dies in Arlington house fire

The house in the 20400 block of 64th Drive NE was a total loss, according to the city.

After turbulent voyage, USS Kidd sailors return to Everett

After COVID-19 spread through the crew in April, they completed a mission to halt drug trafficking.

Lake Stevens teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok

A video posted by kindergarten teacher Mackenzie Adams has been viewed more than 10 million times.

Snohomish chooses interim police chief to fill position

Council members voted unanimously to keep Capt. Robert Palmer, who has been in the job for months.

Pastor who visited Snohomish: ‘We’ve been duped’ about virus

Greg Locke of Tennessee has millions of Facebook followers. He’s vocal about his opposition to masks.

Anti-mask preacher may draw hundreds to Snohomish church

Pastor Greg Locke says he’ll abide by whatever he’s asked to do Wednesday at The House Ministry Center.

Tell city leaders what you think of Marysville’s downtown

People can leave suggestions on a new website to help update the downtown master plan.

Smoke smothers Washington; Downey fire grows to 1,000 acres

A plume of Oregon smoke blanketed Washington on Friday. Near Darrington, a local wildfire erupted.

Wildfire smoke to ‘get worse from here’ as plume moves north

Smoke from Oregon and California arrived Thursday night. Meanwhile, a smaller fire burns east of Darrington.

Marysville hires new police chief, who comes from Redmond

Erik Scairpon is taking over Sept. 21, about a year after former Chief Rick Smith retired.

Snohomish council considers hiring permanent police chief

Many think Capt. Robert Palmer is the best fit, but his salary would cost the city another $30,000.

Stanwood seniors return to school with a drive-by first day

Their academic year will begin online, but for one day, at least, they were together — sort of.