People fill up various water jug and containers at the artesian well on 164th Street on Monday, April 2, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

It’s the water: Lynnwood’s artesian well draws fans from miles around

True believers have been flocking for decades to the last well flowing in the Alderwood district.


Brier teacher is state Technology Student Association’s best

Brier Terrace Middle School teacher Todd Johnston was named the 2018 Washington…


Conservation heroes honored at Better Ground Showcase

The Snohomish Conservation District held its Better Ground Showcase honoring local individuals,…


Construction to begin on new intersection near Alderwood mall

It was built on a peat bog and the crossing has been sinking about an inch a year.

Faith Calendar for April 21 to May 5, 2018

EVENTS Pancakes: A Norwegian pancake breakfast this month benefits Community Bible School and Camp Lutherwood Day Camp. Breakfast is served 7:30-10:30 a.m. April 21 at… Continue reading

Grossman ride clocks 15K miles

The Dr. Art Grossman Memorial Bike Ride was held April 14 on the Centennial Trail. The Everett Family YMCA sponsored the event in memory of… Continue reading

Health students shine at state competition

Washington HOSA is a student organization focused on careers in health care (formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America). The State Leadership Conference was… Continue reading

Local students win top awards in PTA Reflections art contest

The Washington State PTA Reflections art contest theme this year was “Within Reach.” Students with Outstanding Interpretation awards advance to a national Reflections contest. Winners… Continue reading

New support group for those whose loved ones battle opioids

“I remember when my dad told me that every time our family member relapses, we relapse.”

North Machias Road bridge down to one lane until fixes made

A bridge south of Lake Stevens remains at one lane of travel after a heavy truck damaged the structure in a crash earlier this month.… Continue reading

Panel tackles question of IDing who could be next mass shooter

Lawmakers want the group’s analysis to cover a lot of ground.

Police seek female suspect in north Everett burglaries

She’s suspected of being an accomplice to a man who has committed five other burglaries.

South County Fire needs people to work on election statements

The proposed services levy is for a property tax of 50 cents or less per $1K assessed value.

Stanwood a close second in Hi-Q national showdown

Stanwood High School finished in a close second place in the national Hi-Q championship, held virtually against teams from Pennyslvania, Alabama and Wisconsin. A Pennsylvania… Continue reading

Swish: Police officers fix hoops at Stanwood complex

Stanwood Police officers were at the Housing Hope apartments in Stanwood doing some checks. Sgt. Greg Sanders and Deputy Greg Rasar noticed that the basketball… Continue reading

This is one trend that’s come back around

On Record Store Day, old-fashioned vinyl is more popular than ever.

Front Porch

EVENTS National Astronomy Day The Everett Astronomical Society will lead an all-day drop-in program with astronomical information for all ages, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Again, students here join nationwide protests over shootings

Friday’s marches and walkouts marked the 19th anniversary of the shootings at Columbine. (With video)

Bond sale reveals Paine Field terminal cost is about $40M

Propeller Airports, which is building on land leased from the county, raised the money in February.

Destroyer USS Ralph Johnson to arrive in Everett on April 27

The brand-new ship will join five other guided-missile destroyers that call Naval Station Everett home.