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EVENTS Slime! in Snohomish Kids can learn about the physical properties of slime and play with the stuff at a free program at 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Skiers and snowboarders make their way up the Skyline Express chairlift at Stevens Pass in 2017. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Stevens Pass resort to open for the season on Wednesday

Up to 2½ feet of snow is expected to fall on Tuesday.

Skiers and snowboarders make their way up the Skyline Express chairlift at Stevens Pass in 2017. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Inslee wants 100% clean energy in Washington by 2045

The governor has proposed an ambitious package of legislation aimed a tackling climate change.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Police: White supremacists beat black DJ in Lynnwood bar

Eight suspects were arrested. Snohomish County detectives will partner with the FBI to investigate.

InspireHer shows girls how to achieve and build up STEAM

“You can’t be what you can’t see,” says Noni LaLone, who helped start the program at the Boys & Girls Clubs.

AG angered at absence of gun magazine limit in new report

Ferguson wants the public to know the panel on mass shootings chose not to embrace new restrictions.

Several road and trail projects will get a boost from federal funding approved by the Puget Sound Regional Council. (Katie Metzger / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter)

Bothell awarded more than $4.5 million for roads, trails

The federal funds will be available in 2021 and 2022 for three projects.

Several road and trail projects will get a boost from federal funding approved by the Puget Sound Regional Council. (Katie Metzger / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter)

Clubs & Interests: Women’s Groups & Causes, Senior Socials

WOMEN’S GROUPS & CAUSES 100+ Women: 100+ Women Who Care of South Snohomish County meets quarterly to collectively donate to local nonprofits. Each member writes… Continue reading

Foundation awards over $30K to Everett teachers for programs

The Everett Public Schools Foundation awarded 46 classroom grants totaling $30,174 for the 2018-19 school year to teachers at local public schools to support a… Continue reading

Front Porch: Events in Snohomish County

A book and bake sale in Arlington, a Brown Bag Lunch talk in Everett, and more.

Drawing and painting became an outlet for Ella Ness after she was diagnosed with a panic disorder. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Leaders in Learning High School gets Ella Ness back on track

The senior turned to art after she was diagnosed with a panic disorder that hindered her studies.

Drawing and painting became an outlet for Ella Ness after she was diagnosed with a panic disorder. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Money in, money out: A look at Lighthouse Park parking fees

The city of Mukilteo budgets around $647,500 a year for waterfront parking — revenue and spending.

Pressure, compromise keep hope alive for ‘Blue Water Navy’ bill

The bill would make ailing Vietnam veterans eligible for disability compensation and health care.

  • Dec 10, 2018

With $10M, EvCC would boost parking for new learning center

But college leaders must convince the governor and lawmakers to put it in the next state capital budget.

Teen guilty of plotting a massive school shooting in Everett

His grandmother may have saved many lives when she found his journal and rifle and called police.

Roberto Galeana asks a questions as he, his wife and their five children take part in the Parent Leadership Training Institute and the Children’s Leadership Institute on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Everett, Wa. At left is son Robert Galeana and wife Blanca, right. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

In south Everett, a civics class for parents — and children

The Galeanas and their five children all are taking part in a leadership program.

Roberto Galeana asks a questions as he, his wife and their five children take part in the Parent Leadership Training Institute and the Children’s Leadership Institute on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Everett, Wa. At left is son Robert Galeana and wife Blanca, right. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

8 arrested for hate crime against disc jockey after bar fight

The suspects allegedly used racial slurs and damaged equipment during the brawl in Lynnwood.

Wildfires risk expected to increase on Washington’s westside

County officials say agencies and residents should plan for fires as they do for earthquakes.

‘What is your passion?’ Ted Wenta’s is this place — and the YMCA

The senior vice president of operations helped shape the new Everett Y. Meanwhile, he’s battling cancer.

Granite Falls honors Success in Education winners

The Granite Falls School District recently honored its first quarter Success in Education award winners, honoring students who “show an understanding of the importance of… Continue reading