Ric Shallow suffered critical injuries after his sedan hit a patch of black ice and crashed into a tree on the morning of Jan. 7, 2016 on Camano Island.

Island County pays another $9 million for crash at icy curve

Doctors did not expect Ric Shallow to live after a crash on Camano Island. He’s still recovering.

Ric Shallow suffered critical injuries after his sedan hit a patch of black ice and crashed into a tree on the morning of Jan. 7, 2016 on Camano Island.

Girl killed after Lake Stevens driver suffers medical issue

The accident occurred along U.S. Highway 101 on the Olympic Peninsula.

Shots were fired in the underground parking garage at the AMC theater at Alderwood Mall on Monday night. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Shots fired at Lynnwood movie theater parking garage

There were no reports of injuries or suspects, but an unoccupied vehicle was hit twice.

Shots were fired in the underground parking garage at the AMC theater at Alderwood Mall on Monday night. (Lynnwood Police Department)
A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing on a motorcycle Monday night on I-5 near Smokey Point. (Washington State Patrol) 20210719

Bow woman airlifted to Harborview after I-5 motorcycle crash

She was riding on I-5 south near Smokey Point when it left the road and hit a cable barrier.

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries after crashing on a motorcycle Monday night on I-5 near Smokey Point. (Washington State Patrol) 20210719
Avery Rochon,16, won the Queen of the Hill and 1st place in Super Stock at the Camano Island Soap Box Derby in June. She will be racing on Monday at Derby Downs in Ohio at the All-American World Championship Soap Box Derby. Photographed at Arrowhead Ranch on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Camden Tatarian, 7, also qualified for the the Championship in Akron, Ohio.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Speedsters will represent Stanwood, Camano Island at derby

After winning the 14th Stanwood-Camano Island Soap Box Derby, Avery Rochon and Camden Tatarian will race at the big event in Akron, Ohio.

Avery Rochon,16, won the Queen of the Hill and 1st place in Super Stock at the Camano Island Soap Box Derby in June. She will be racing on Monday at Derby Downs in Ohio at the All-American World Championship Soap Box Derby. Photographed at Arrowhead Ranch on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Camden Tatarian, 7, also qualified for the the Championship in Akron, Ohio.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)

Circus coming to Whidbey, then Everett, on a 30-foot crane

Theatrics include the world’s largest wedgie, a flying piano, human ceiling fan and a hair hang act.

Up Up Up Inc., a traveling circus on a flatbed truck stage with a crane, performs Wednesday in Langley and Friday in Everett on its monthlong Pacific Northwest tour. Seen here at a show on Guemes Island. (Submitted photo)

Snohomish Council tackles touchy subject of mayoral pay hike

A Tuesday work session will be a chance for the City Council to discuss if it’s time for an adjustment

Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lessons in biking and busing to a Snohomish County campground

Don’t pick a route almost entirely uphill and along a single-lane highway without shoulders.

Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The first flight for United Airlines servicing Paine Field taxis to the gate on March 31, 2019. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Come October, United Airlines will discontinue flights at Paine Field

The airline is one of two commercial carriers at the Everett airport. United flies to Denver.

The first flight for United Airlines servicing Paine Field taxis to the gate on March 31, 2019. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)
Two boats abandoned bob in the waters Howarth Park in in Everett on July 14, 2021. They have been inspected by Department of Ecology teams to check for oil spills and await removal. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Abandoned boats washed up at Howarth Park slated for removal

The Everett Police Department is taking steps to haul off two vessels stuck in the sand.

Two boats abandoned bob in the waters Howarth Park in in Everett on July 14, 2021. They have been inspected by Department of Ecology teams to check for oil spills and await removal. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Down to 2 police officers, Brier reaches out to the county

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office will provide police services to Brier for the next six months.

Joseph Whalen (Everett Community College)

Kaleidoscope artist receives award

Bob Ade of Lynnwood received the “People’s Choice Award” from the international kaleidoscope organization The Brewster Society. The award was for Ade’s recent project at… Continue reading

Joseph Whalen (Everett Community College)

Wood chip fire sends smoke around Everett, Marysville

The fire at Cedar Grove Composting off of Highway 529 was under control, per Everett Fire Department.

Edmonds Rescue Plan could put $12 million back into the city

The City Council is set to further discuss and approve the plan at a July 20 meeting.

Fined: Elected leaders missed financial disclosure deadline

Among them were the county executive, two County Council members and a mayor.

Emily Dagg, assistant director of the Everett Public Library, on Tuesday shows reusable bags the city of Everett is giving out at the downtown library and Evergreen Branch while supplies last. (Julie Muhlstein / The Herald)

Shoppers, it’s once again time to break the plastic bag habit

Everett is providing free reusable sacks. The state’s single-use plastic bag ban will kick in Oct. 1.

Emily Dagg, assistant director of the Everett Public Library, on Tuesday shows reusable bags the city of Everett is giving out at the downtown library and Evergreen Branch while supplies last. (Julie Muhlstein / The Herald)
Jeff Irtter (left) and Tom Glasenapp work it dismantle a tent of the covid vaccination station Wednesday morning at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe on June 30th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish County winds down emergency response to COVID-19

Local leaders are shifting to long-term recovery, though the pandemic isn’t over, they say.

Jeff Irtter (left) and Tom Glasenapp work it dismantle a tent of the covid vaccination station Wednesday morning at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe on June 30th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A catalytic converter.   Dave Killen, Advance Local The Oregonian

Spike in catalytic converter thefts strikes Snohomish County

In Everett, 128 thefts were reported within six months — so many, the thefts have a new category in local crime stats.

A catalytic converter.   Dave Killen, Advance Local The Oregonian

Everett man hits patrol car in suspected DUI crash Saturday

The trooper involved sustained minor injuries in the collision at 32nd Street and Rucker Avenue.

Bert Erickson Field in the Delta Neighborhood in Everett.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Housing Authority considers 1,500 units for Baker Heights

The agency hasn’t made final plans for 10 acres previously slated for a university expansion.

Bert Erickson Field in the Delta Neighborhood in Everett.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)