Stephanie Davey

Marysville and Sultan voters pass fire measures

Tuesday’s election also looked favorable for Marysville’s fire measure, but not Monroe’s hospital levy.

 

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

Folks in Marysville, Darrington, Monroe and Sultan have decisions to make.

 

Everett base helps develop water filter for Navy warships

The device separates seawater and oil from gas tanks. It saves about $65,000 each time it’s used.

 

Little, old Marysville house with historic ties preserved

The home was built around 1900. At one point it was owned by a woman married to a former mayor.

Darrington schools levy asks for new roof, safety equipment

It would replace a bond that’s about to expire. Property owners would pay the same amount in taxes.

Navy growth might require a bigger Naval Station Everett

The military hopes to add 70 ships by 2050, but so far there are no plans to expand the base here.

Naval Station Everett serves as sailors’ beacon for 25 years

The base opened a quarter-century ago Monday. Work to bring it here started long before.

Lake Stevens High School remodeling delayed and over budget

The district believes there’s enough money to finish most of the proposed work.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After years of watching Macy’s parade, Terrace teen joined in

Britta Sinclair cheered through the streets of New York. She’s a senior at Mountlake Terrace high.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘If we just go to school that doesn’t mean we’ll have a future’

Grace Lambert, a junior at Jackson High School, led the youth climate strike in Seattle on Friday.

Study that could pave parts of Mountain Loop nearly finished

Presentations last week detailed three different options. Research should be complete in May.

USS Shoup leaves Naval Station Everett for California

The destroyer had been stationed here longer than any of the other ships. It arrived in 2002.

Darlene Strotz wraps a three-book set about the history of Stanwood, as Korene Thomas lends a finger. They’ve used this week to organize, label and catalog items for the Silvana Fair Board Auction on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cinnamon twists sell for $700 at this Silvana auction

The money raised goes to young people who compete in 4-H at the fair. Doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Darlene Strotz wraps a three-book set about the history of Stanwood, as Korene Thomas lends a finger. They’ve used this week to organize, label and catalog items for the Silvana Fair Board Auction on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Family contributes 208 years of service to Boeing

Deane Cruze retired in 1995. He started a scholarship for kids whose parents work for the company.

Big Four Mountain stands tall in the background on a sunny day at the Big Four Ice Caves Picnic Area off the Mountain Loop Highway on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (Daniella Beccaria / For The Herald)

Is it time to pave the entire Mountain Loop Highway?

Research began a year ago and was slated to finish last month. A focus was the road’s gravel portion.

Big Four Mountain stands tall in the background on a sunny day at the Big Four Ice Caves Picnic Area off the Mountain Loop Highway on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (Daniella Beccaria / For The Herald)

Hot rods have raised nearly $1 million for Rotary

One man won a classic car for just $10. The Port Gardner club starts its raffle in a couple of weeks.

Man accused of sedating, raping woman in her Everett home

The Lake Stevens man allegedly followed her inside and stuck her with a needle. He’s been arrested.

No more plastic bags in Snohomish after the holidays

Gift-givers might catch the last of them. Plastic shopping bags are banned starting in 2020.

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.