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EVENTS Small business tax help Small business owners are invited to the Mountlake Terrace Library for a workshop on filing federal taxes. You’ll learn the… Continue reading

Looking back: 1928 fire department collision cast pall over Everett

The chief’s condition was front-page news for days. His was the first “state funeral” in city history.

Carjacker pours coffee on woman, hits 5 cars in wild chase

A Granite Falls man, 20, was suspected of fleeing to Everett in a stolen SUV. Deputies caught him.

Coyote on runway briefly delays flight at Paine Field

By the time airport authorities set out to investigate the errant coyote, it had taken off.

Church settles Snohomish priest’s sex abuse case for $1.7M

Rev. Dennis Champagne served at St. Michael parish from 1979 to 1999. He’s accused of abusing a child.

Monroe police arrest woman in ‘sophisticated’ shelter in woods

The structure was built with sticks on private land. Restoring the parcel could cost up to $10,000.

Bank employees exploited elderly woman from Snohomish County

Hundreds of thousands of dollars were stolen. The victim will receive $15,000 in restitution.

  • Jan 10, 2020

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EVENTS Enjoy a pancake breakfast to support veterans Monroe VFW Post 7511 and its Auxiliary invite the east Snohomish County community to celebrate the new… Continue reading

Late-night, early-morning lane closure set for US 2 trestle

One westbound lane is scheduled to close to replace a safety barrier from Highway 204 to I-5.

Jennifer Gregerson (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Mukilteo mayor: It’s getting harder to call this place home

The gap between housing costs and income means fewer can afford to live in the lighthouse town by the sea.

Jennifer Gregerson (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
Children in a kindergarten class at Everett’s Madison Elementary School practice counting — at least one did so without using her fingers. The district is launching a new Transitional Kindergarten program this month. (Samuel Wilson / The Herald)

Transitional Kindergarten to give Everett kids a jump start

District’s new program aimed at children, age 5 by Aug. 31, who aren’t now enrolled in early learning.

Children in a kindergarten class at Everett’s Madison Elementary School practice counting — at least one did so without using her fingers. The district is launching a new Transitional Kindergarten program this month. (Samuel Wilson / The Herald)

Hours after search suspended, body washes ashore in Mukilteo

Sophy Math, 44, was reportedly in an inflatable boat that capsized north of the ferry terminal.

Abandoned building in Marysville heavily damaged in fire

Firefighters mostly had the fire contained but were unable to access the structure to search inside.

Woman in fatal Mountlake Terrace crash, fire identified

Courtney Larreinaga died from thermal burns and smoke inhalation, according to the medical examiner.

Lawmakers: Inslee’s homelessness plan unlikely to pass

One senator says it’s wrong to take reserve money to pay for things that will require ongoing funding.

Like the airport, Port of Everett area is ready to take off

There and elsewhere, big projects are under way or completed, fueling even more growth in the region.

Matt Shea is a man without a caucus. But he has a House seat

Whether Democrats try to expel the GOP lawmaker will be a hot topic in the upcoming session.

Man arrested in connection to New Year’s Eve chase on I-5

He’s suspected of ramming a patrol car before leading police on a high-speed, wrong-way pursuit.

Not all are college bound; local students have a new option

High schoolers countywide can join a new trades program housed at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

Everett Transit set to expand electric buses, cut fuel costs

The city already has seven electric buses in operation since 2018 that have logged 121,000 miles.