Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary makes the case to upgrade an aging radio system for police and firefighters at a press conference Thursday. Jon Nehring, mayor of Marysville and board president of the Snohomish County Emergency Radio System, announced a $70 million plan for digital radios and radio towers in Snohoimsh County. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary makes the case to upgrade an aging radio system for police and firefighters at a press conference Thursday. Jon Nehring, mayor of Marysville and board president of the Snohomish County Emergency Radio System, announced a $70 million plan for digital radios and radio towers in Snohoimsh County. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Snohomish County’s emergency radios are breaking down

A plan to convert to digital equipment is in the works with an estimated cost of up to $75 million.

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Local News

Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point

Meanwhile, Lakewood High School senior Stella Seth is staging a comeback in track after tearing her ACL.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

Man, 52, killed at home north of Lynnwood, detectives say

A friend found his body around 1 p.m. Monday, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

Folks in Marysville, Darrington, Monroe and Sultan have decisions to make.

Everett Animal Shelter reducing Tuesday hours

Staff need more time for behind-the-scenes duties like feeding the shelter’s critters and cleaning.

Solar energy generated in Arlington goes up for sale

The new program allows residents and renters to buy into solar energy for as little as $120.

Marysville and Sultan voters pass school measures

Tuesday’s election also looked favorable for Marysville’s fire measure, but not Monroe’s hospital levy.

Colton Harris-Moore, known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” as seen on a GoFundMe page where he sought to raise $125,000 for flight training. (GoFundMe)
Colton Harris-Moore asks judge to shorten supervised release

Barefoot Bandit says travel restrictions are holding back a lucrative public speaking career.

After loading passengers, San Juan Airlines pilot Rebecca Watson pulls chocks before piloting a Cessna 207 for an early morning flight out to the San Juan Islands from Bellingham International Airport on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Bellingham, Wash. San Juan Airlines, which has flown small charter flights from Paine Field for decades, will begin twice-daily scheduled flights from Everett to the San Juan Islands on May 1.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Paine Field lands a 3rd airline, but this one flies Cessnas

San Juan Airlines begins scheduled passenger service from Everett to Friday Harbor on May 1.

Most Read