In 2023, the Department of Transportation will widen a two-mile stretch of Highway 531 from 43rd Avenue NE to 67th Avenue NE. (WSDOT)

Smokey Point road improvements won’t be done before industrial center

Amazon, NorthPoint are coming but the state will not begin widening Highway 531 until 2023.

In 2023, the Department of Transportation will widen a two-mile stretch of Highway 531 from 43rd Avenue NE to 67th Avenue NE. (WSDOT)

Family identifies Marysville woman found dead at Stevens Pass

Officials are investigating the death, which they called a homicide.

Construction continues at the site of the former Kmart for 400 apartments. and is slated for completion in 2023. Photo on September 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Coming soon to Everett, 430 apartments at former Kmart site

DevCo, Inc. is building six-story apartments “for the workforce” on Evergreen Way, near Boeing Freeway.

Construction continues at the site of the former Kmart for 400 apartments. and is slated for completion in 2023. Photo on September 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jeremy Fuerst (Northwest Washington Synod)

Everett mountaineer, pastor ‘meant so much to so many people’

Jeremy Fuerst died while climbing in Colorado. Friends described him as “one-of-a-kind.”

Jeremy Fuerst (Northwest Washington Synod)
The Everson family got a new backyard after the city of Lake Stevens had to install a new city culvert under their property. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

Lake Stevens’ collapsed culvert needs new fish-friendly fix

The city replaced a broken culvert earlier this year to address flooding. The work isn’t done.

The Everson family got a new backyard after the city of Lake Stevens had to install a new city culvert under their property. (Isabella Breda / The Herald)

Snohomish County fire restrictions eased with rainy forecast

The outdoor burn ban will be lifted in unincorporated Snohomish County. And campfires are back.

Erik Denton (left) holds his youngest daughter, Sierra, while his daughter Joanna chases bubbles and son Terry watches. Denton's three kids were killed in April. (Contributed)

Toy drive will honor Marysville man’s 3 slain children

Erik Denton and his family will collect toys Saturday in honor of the kids: Joanna, Terry and Sierra.

Erik Denton (left) holds his youngest daughter, Sierra, while his daughter Joanna chases bubbles and son Terry watches. Denton's three kids were killed in April. (Contributed)

Police: Marysville woman was killed, left in Chelan County

The woman was found dead alongside U.S. 2 on Sept. 7. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

In this Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 photo made available by SpaceX, from left, Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman and Hayley Arceneaux sit in the Dragon capsule at Cape Canaveral in Florida, during a dress rehearsal for the upcoming launch. The fully automated Dragon is the same kind that SpaceX uses to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA. But the chartered flight won't be going there. (SpaceX via AP)

Everett man launched into space for 3 days of orbiting Earth

Chris Sembroski and three others will soar 100 miles higher than the International Space Station.

In this Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 photo made available by SpaceX, from left, Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman and Hayley Arceneaux sit in the Dragon capsule at Cape Canaveral in Florida, during a dress rehearsal for the upcoming launch. The fully automated Dragon is the same kind that SpaceX uses to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA. But the chartered flight won't be going there. (SpaceX via AP)

Cones near Lake Stevens school aid safety, add congestion

Police are working to reroute the drop-off and pick-up lines at Hillcrest Elementary School.

Exterior of the Van Valey House on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett giving nonprofit museum historic Van Valey House

The Everett City Council agreed to transfer ownership of the Colby Avenue home on Wednesday night.

Exterior of the Van Valey House on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas is retiring at end of year, after -- years on the bench. The former Mariner High School student was its first ASB president, went to Harvard Law School, and as an undergrad majored in creative writing. Photographed at Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Judge Eric Lucas, who broke barriers on bench, dies at 67

Lucas was the first Black judge elected to Snohomish County Superior Court.

Superior Court Judge Eric Lucas is retiring at end of year, after -- years on the bench. The former Mariner High School student was its first ASB president, went to Harvard Law School, and as an undergrad majored in creative writing. Photographed at Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Rebecca Haskins (Everett Police Department) 20210913

Missing Everett teenager located

Rebecca Haskins had last been seen the morning of Sept. 4. Police reported her found Wednesday.

Rebecca Haskins (Everett Police Department) 20210913
Work related to improvements at the intersection of Highways 9 and 204 will close a road and reduce lanes in Lake Stevens through Oct. 1. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Road disruptions starting around Highway 9 in Lake Stevens

Lane reductions and closures are part of the work to improve the intersection at Highways 9 and 204.

Work related to improvements at the intersection of Highways 9 and 204 will close a road and reduce lanes in Lake Stevens through Oct. 1. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Sultan police looking for tips after rash of car prowls

On Sunday, the department responded to 20 reports at Sportsman Park and trailheads near Gold Bar.

Chris Sembroski of Everett during an interview for the Netflix series "Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space." (Netflix) 20210913

Follow Everett’s civilian astronaut as he journeys into space

Chris Sembroski is one of four aboard the SpaceX Inspiration4 orbital mission, scheduled for launch Wednesday.

Chris Sembroski of Everett during an interview for the Netflix series "Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space." (Netflix) 20210913
The crew of the Inspiration4 orbital mission of SpaceX during airborne training in zero gravity, from left: Chris Sembroski of Everett, Hayley Arceneaux of Memphis, Tennessee, Jared Isaacman of Washington, New Jersey, and Sian Proctor of Phoenix. (SpaceX) 20210913

All-civilian crew, with Everett astronaut, poised for launch

Chris Sembroski and three others are scheduled to fly into space Wednesday on a private orbital mission.

The crew of the Inspiration4 orbital mission of SpaceX during airborne training in zero gravity, from left: Chris Sembroski of Everett, Hayley Arceneaux of Memphis, Tennessee, Jared Isaacman of Washington, New Jersey, and Sian Proctor of Phoenix. (SpaceX) 20210913
Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

12 Snohomish County aero firms get $19M for job protection

The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection grants could save 2,280 Washington jobs for up to six months.

Commercial Aircraft Interiors General Manager James Barnett stands in a warehouse aisle of 777 overhead bins at the company's new building on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters provides an update on the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. (Snohomish Health District)

Local hospitals continue to fill while COVID cases plateau

Meanwhile, cases are popping up at Snohomish County schools, causing many to quarantine at home.

Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters provides an update on the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. (Snohomish Health District)

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Everett

Adrian Van Wyck, 47, died at a hospital Saturday. The crash occurred on Evergreen Way on Sept. 3.