More parking sought for nearly completed airport terminal

Propeller Airports hopes to expand its Paine Field footprint by more than 40 percent.

Kevin’s a real teacher’s pet, and students are OK with that

The beloved cat is a frequent visitor to Central Primary in Snohomish.

Oso killer John Reed’s parents sent to jail for obstruction

Clyde Reed, 83, and Faye Reed, 79, were taken into custody at a sentencing hearing Tuesday.

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Massage worker arrested after 2 women allege sexual assault

The suspect posted $100,000 bond after his arrest for investigation of rape, indecent liberties.

Pacific Crest Trail hiker, 70, tells wife he’s not missing

A search had started Monday near Glacier Peak, when his daily check-ins with his wife went silent.

Heavy rain leads to flash flooding on Lake Stevens roads

Cleanup on Callow and Grade roads was under way Monday night and into Tuesday.

Hand saw found near body of Stanwood man shot by deputy

The man, 43, was killed in a police shooting, after Snohomish County deputies responded to a 911 call.

Sisters Allyea Hernandez, 8, (left) and Amaya, 10, make slime at their home in Marysville. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This craze has stuck: Sisters in slime make it all the time

Allyea, 8, and Amaya, 10, whip up batches of the gooey gunk that kids love. Teachers, not so much.

Sisters Allyea Hernandez, 8, (left) and Amaya, 10, make slime at their home in Marysville. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Coca-Cola distribution center could be built in Arlington

Swire Coca-Cola wants to develop a 135,000-square-foot center with attached offices on 15 acres.

In legal fight with AG, cost of contempt is rising for Eyman

A judge has doubled the fine for the initiative promoter’s failure to produce records.

Union: Stop Swift bus at city limit to save Everett routes

A drivers union suggests shortening the popular route as cash-strapped Everett Transit mulls cuts.

Access may be limited at Naval Station Everett on Wednesday

Training could close the gates for five minutes at a time. There also may be loud announcements.

Employee accused of stealing $17,000 from Machias cemetery

The Lake Stevens woman worked there for 11 years. Her parents had helped buy the graveyard in 1982.

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Ideas wanted to improve newly public Lake Stevens park

An open house is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Frontier Heights Park.

Lake Stevens food bank adds pop-up locales amid growth boom

The organization helps about 13,000 people a year, and volunteers help make it happen.

Man killed in motorcycle crash was a Snohomish resident, 48

The accident involving a southbound car occurred early Friday morning on Springhetti Road.

Search under way for hiker missing on Pacific Crest Trail

The man, 70, had been checking in with his family each day since setting out in late July.

Big raises now may mean deficits later for public schools

District leaders and teachers will push lawmakers for changes to stabilize budgets and avoid layoffs.