A man carries items in a plastic bag as he walks down Evergreen Way on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The city of Everett is looking at a ban on the bags. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A man carries items in a plastic bag as he walks down Evergreen Way on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The city of Everett is looking at a ban on the bags. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A statewide plastic bag ban may be in Washington’s future

Rep. Peterson is pushing for a prohibition similar to the one he helped enact in Edmonds in 2009.

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Local News

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

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

Legislature OKs step toward year-round daylight saving time

Federal law allows a switch to permanent standard time, but the reverse requires congressional approval.

By 2040, they aim to plant 1 million trees over 2,500 acres

Snohomish County has teamed up with the conservation group Forterra on the Healthy Forests Project.

Out on bail, Monroe man accused of new threats to kill Jews

A judge raised Dakota Reed’s bail to $500,000. The FBI found more anti-Semitic memes on Facebook.

Charges: For cigarettes, a man agreed to help rob a bank

An Everett man, 27, was charged in a January 2018 robbery involving a fake bomb near Martha Lake.

Man, 52, killed at home north of Lynnwood, detectives say

A friend found his body around 1 p.m. Monday, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

Gang member who shot man over Honda sentenced to 10 years

Pedro Montero, 20, wasn’t supposed to have a gun when he shot Alexander Song in 2017, near Lynnwood.

Un-development: Buildings are coming down — and staying down

A habitat restoration effort on Little Bear Creek aims to offset damage from future road projects.

Most Read