A house caught fire Friday afternoon in Marysville. (Marysville Fire District)

Fire damages Marysville home, displacing at least two

Flames ravaged a two-story house Friday afternoon in the 6000 block of 59th Street NE.

A house caught fire Friday afternoon in Marysville. (Marysville Fire District)

Monroe man sentenced to 20 years for ‘monstrous’ manslaughter

Kevin Rodriguez stabbed Evodio Garcia Martinez to death in 2019. A jury found him guilty of manslaughter.

Naz Lashgari (left), Don Gough (center) and Patrick Decker.

Council appointee faces former DEI chair and former mayor

Longtime Lynnwood residents are vying for Lynnwood City Council Position 2.

Naz Lashgari (left), Don Gough (center) and Patrick Decker.

Everett gymnastics coach charged with voyeurism, child porn

Patrick Kunz, who lived in Edmonds, is accused of placing cameras in a bathroom at an Everett gym.

Lisa Utter (left), Josh Binda (center) and James Rutherford.

Fair taxation, affordable housing fuel debate in Position 3 race

Lisa Utter, Josh Binda and James Rutherford are seeking Position 3 on the Lynnwood City Council.

Lisa Utter (left), Josh Binda (center) and James Rutherford.
Shirley Sutton (left), Nick Coelho (center) and Christine Eck.

Position 1 candidates share a similar vision for Lynnwood

Two political newcomers and a former City Council member are vying for an open seat

Shirley Sutton (left), Nick Coelho (center) and Christine Eck.
Kids' Oasis, a wooden castle playground adjacent to Mount Pilchuck Elementary School, is demolished on Thursday, July 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Nothing lasts forever — Lake Stevens’ castle playground leveled

When it was built in 1992, Kids’ Oasis at Mount Pilchuck Elementary was unlike anything else.

Kids' Oasis, a wooden castle playground adjacent to Mount Pilchuck Elementary School, is demolished on Thursday, July 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at a home northwest of Maltby. (Snohomish Regional Fire and Resuce)

Fire engulfs house north of Maltby; 3 displaced

A resident returned home and heard crackling Thursday afternoon, then found a fire on the back deck.

A fire broke out Thursday afternoon at a home northwest of Maltby. (Snohomish Regional Fire and Resuce)

Arlington man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

The man was driving north on I-5 Wednesday when he crossed the median.

Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.

In first in-person meeting, Edmonds Rescue Plan passes 6-1

The ordinance provides money for utility bills, tourism, nonprofits, green infrastructure and more.

Edmonds City Council members returned for their first in-person meeting in over a year Tuesday night.
Bob and Dona Anderson at their condo in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle in 2004. (Courtesy of the Anderson family) 

Bob Anderson, Everett’s first ‘strong’ mayor, dies at 91

“The consummate diplomat” pushed for public art and helped sell Everett for Boeing’s 747 plant.

Bob and Dona Anderson at their condo in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle in 2004. (Courtesy of the Anderson family) 
George Hurst (left), Christine Frizzell (center) and Jim Smith.

Lynnwood council colleagues compete in mayoral primary election

Christine Frizzell, George Hurst, and Jim Smith are vying to fill current mayor Nicola Smith’s position.

George Hurst (left), Christine Frizzell (center) and Jim Smith.

Medical examiner: Woman died by suicide in Lynnwood Jail

An investigation into the 47-year-old woman’s death is expected to wrap up in the coming days.

$1,250 pandemic bonuses approved for some county employees

Snohomish County workers deemed essential will see the bump in paychecks starting in late September.

The Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Inmates held a demonstration on Wednesday night after six inmates tested positive for COVID-19. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State will close a minimum security unit at Monroe prison

Corrections officials had targeted two units in the first phase of closures. No date for action.

The Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Inmates held a demonstration on Wednesday night after six inmates tested positive for COVID-19. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Woman shot in drive-by in Mountlake Terrace

She was transported to Harborview Medical Center and is in stable condition.

Damian Greene (Whidbey News-Times)

Whidbey man threatens to sue students over Facebook post

Damian Greene says the posting indicates he had a role in stealing a Black Lives Matter banner.

Damian Greene (Whidbey News-Times)
The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Naming the next Mukilteo ferry: It won’t be Boaty McBoatface

The process starts now to name the state’s first electric hybrid ferry, three years before it sails.

The Spokane leaves dock at the Edmonds Ferry Terminal Tuesday afternoon on July20,, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Affordable housing is a big issue in Edmonds council contest

Incumbent Kristiana Johnson faces challengers Alicia Crank and Brian Hartman in the Aug. 3 primary.

Kristiana Johnson (left) and Alicia Crank. (Not pictured: Brian Hartman)

Former Marysville student charged with racist death threats

Prosecutors say the defendant, 20, made multiple threats in the past while attending high school.