Squatters wreck buildings at Snohomish Little League field

Trash was strewn, drug paraphernalia was found, tools were stolen and feces was left behind.

Emergency crews responded to the incident near Shoultes Elementary School. (Zachariah Bryan / The Herald)

Marysville man charged with assault against medics, police

He’s accused of firing toward first responders after they were called to his house last month.

Emergency crews responded to the incident near Shoultes Elementary School. (Zachariah Bryan / The Herald)

Man arrested after hit-and-run crash in Edmonds

The suspect allegedly ran from Monday evening’s collision, which left a woman with injuries.

Motor Trucks in Everett earns Hire-A-Vet Award

Motor Trucks in Everett on Nov. 8 was honored with the Hire-A-Vet Award from the Washington Employment Security Department for its practice of hiring veterans.… Continue reading

Mukilteo kids finish a successful Socktoberfest sock drive

Students at Mukilteo Elementary School collected 3,623 pairs of new socks during the school’s third annual Socktober event. The socks were donated to local shelters.… Continue reading

Snohomish Kiwanis recognize Students of the Quarter

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently recognized its Snohomish School District Students of the Quarter. Centennial Middle School: Palmer Mutcheson, Shannon Herrera-Gaspar Valley View Middle… Continue reading

Snohomish Education Foundation raises record-breaking $256K

The Snohomish Education Foundation raised over $256,000 at its 2018 “Imagine… Where Their Paths May Lead” annual auction, held recently at the Tulalip Resort Casino.… Continue reading

Firefighters bring Santa to Bothell for food, toy drive

Local IAFF members will tour around Bothell this December, collecting donations for Hopelink.

Marysville council learns about unhealthy part of the city

2 presentations spotlighted everything from drugs to measles.

New Bothell clinic to treat kids with developmental delays

The Wonderland Developmental Center plans to open the Hope Rising Clinic early next year.

Snohomish artist Jackie Cort holds handmade hats for her annual sock-hat-scarf collection for two social service agencies in Everett. Cort, who gets hundreds of items every year from artists and friends, is having a donation drop-off night Friday that is open to the community. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Socks for a good cause. And add cookies.

Snohomish artist Jackie Cort and friends make gift bags for homeless men and women in need.

Snohomish artist Jackie Cort holds handmade hats for her annual sock-hat-scarf collection for two social service agencies in Everett. Cort, who gets hundreds of items every year from artists and friends, is having a donation drop-off night Friday that is open to the community. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Trees fall at Frognal development as activists look on

A developer is taking initial steps ahead of major logging and grading at the Picnic Point project.

UW Bothell pursuing state funds to boost STEM enrollment

The biomedical industry is looking for graduates and the university is seeking $1.5M to produce more of them.

President Ronald Reagan presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson’s family in 1984. Left to right are Vice President George H.W. Bush, Helen Jackson and Peter Jackson. (Courtesy of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)

30 years ago, Snohomish County voters backed George H.W. Bush

The 1988 election is the last time a Republican presidential candidate won a majority in the county.

President Ronald Reagan presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously to Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson’s family in 1984. Left to right are Vice President George H.W. Bush, Helen Jackson and Peter Jackson. (Courtesy of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation)

Front Porch

EVENTS Caroling contest coming to Edmonds A Jingle Those Bells Caroling Contest will return to downtown Edmonds from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at… Continue reading

Mother found ‘healing’ in work with the disabled community

Kinder Smoots runs Eagle Wings disAbility Ministries. The nonprofit serves more than 2,200 people.

Longshot bid: Inslee is saddling up for a presidential run

With a signature issue and a federal PAC, he is well-positioned for entry into the 2020 contest.

Marysville man stole $248K from union, said he worked hard

Gregory Normand, who used his position as treasurer to cut himself checks, was sentenced to 1½ years in prison.

Teen boy stabbed several times and robbed in Lake Stevens

The victim was taken to a hospital and a 15-year-old boy and 18-year-old woman were in custody.

Langley council approves sizeable utility rate increases

“If we kick this can down the road again, shame on us,” said Councilman Peter Morton.