Man arrested after woman is stabbed near Mill Creek

It apparently happened during an argument, and three children fled the home.

 

Death of woman hit by train ruled a suicide

The woman was struck Saturday evening on the tracks near the Edmonds ferry terminal.

 

Semi truck crashes into Edmonds home, narrowly missing kids

Police were trying to figure out how it happened. The truck also took out a utility pole.

 

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Brand-new track, permanent Camano home for Soap Box Derby

Races involving 73 cars are on Saturday at a converted ranch where striped pavement belongs to kids.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Abuse of painkillers, heroin, fentanyl and other opioids across the country has resulted in tens of thousands of children being taken from their homes and placed in the foster care system. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

Island County prepares to join opioid lawsuit

In 2017, nine Island County residents died as a result of an opioid overdose.

This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Abuse of painkillers, heroin, fentanyl and other opioids across the country has resulted in tens of thousands of children being taken from their homes and placed in the foster care system. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

2 options drafted for Everett City Council districting vote

Do you want five geographic districts and two at large, or four district positions and three at large?

Lily Morgan graduated June 9 from Sultan High School. She lives in Gold Bar and is headed to Seattle Pacific University. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

She wants to study business at SPU — and to help the homeless

Lily Morgan, a Sultan High grad, was involved in almost every club at school, plus sports.

Lily Morgan graduated June 9 from Sultan High School. She lives in Gold Bar and is headed to Seattle Pacific University. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Class Reunions (June 17, 2018 edition)

Cascade, 1968: The 50th reunion is 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Everett Golf and Country Club. Cost is $75. An informal meet-and-greet is at 6… Continue reading

Clubs & Interests: Out & About, Community Dances

OUT & ABOUT Boating, Everett: Everett Sail and Power Squadron has monthly potluck meetings at 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays (except July and August) at Firefighters… Continue reading

Front Porch

EVENTS Tie-dye in Stanwood Middle and high school students are invited to tie-dye their own gear, or grab an item from a mystery bag, at… Continue reading

Gold Bar woman wins inaugural scholarship

Freestone Capital Management awarded one of its five inaugural Freestone Future Leaders Scholarships to Lily Morgan, who lives in Gold Bar. The 2018 graduate of… Continue reading

In Uniform (June 18, 2018 edition)

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

Local teens win awards in Spanish writing contests

Local Spanish-language students earned awards in the 20th annual “Yo escribo en Español” literacy contest sponsored by the Center for Spanish Studies in Seattle, the… Continue reading

Lump sum ‘take rates’ projected for new blended retirement

By Tom Philpott The Defense Department’s Office of the Actuary released a report this month that projects “take rates” for the most controversial feature of… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2018

Monroe teen’s T-shirt sales bring light to people in Syria

She kept thinking of the children there, alone, scared and in the dark. “That could have been us.”

Mountlake Terrace woman heading to Galapagos

Kiersten Hurst, of Mountlake Terrace, has received a Summer Credit Workshop Study Abroad Scholarship from Miami University’s Global Initiatives office to help fund travel on… Continue reading

Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Imagine 25 miles of non-motorized forest trails

What develops in the Reiter Foothills between Index and Sultan is up for debate.

Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Return to Minidoka: Revisiting the imprisonment of my family

A new art exhibit at the Schack depicts the lives of Japanese Americans interned during WWII.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Window falls are almost as predictable as summer

A Snohomish County group has advice on letting a cool breeze in while keeping kids safe.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Washington researchers say local orca missing, presumed dead

The population of Southern Resident orcas is down to 75, the lowest in more than three decades.

  • Jun 17, 2018