Arlington

Most of Compass Health’s clinical employees at the Marysville, Monroe and Snohomish sites will transfer to its Everett locations. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Lawsuit blames counselor’s ‘unethical’ relationship for Marysville man’s death

Joshua Klick was referred to a counselor at Compass Health. Two years later he was shot and killed.

 

WSDOT workers open up the Smokey Point Rest Area on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Free coffee will be back soon at Smokey Point rest areas

Everett’s Silver Lake rest area for southbound I-5 drivers remains closed while WSDOT works on the facility.

 

Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU-bound Arlington seniors are a dynamite distance-running duo

Close friends Aiden Emerson and Brandon Moore have pushed each other to become elite runners.

 

Arlington

Arlington seeks applicants for vacant council seat

Under state law, the council has till July 18 to fill the seat. It became vacant after Mike Hopson died in April.

Arlington
A blueberry banana cake created by Jennifer Savage of CityBones, a dog treat bakery out of Darrington, Washington. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

These handmade dog treats are doggone delicious

Darrington resident Jennifer Savage aims to make Bark-ery, her dog treat bakery, a full-time gig.

A blueberry banana cake created by Jennifer Savage of CityBones, a dog treat bakery out of Darrington, Washington. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington

SWAT team responds to Arlington apartment complex

A man, 31, was wanted on a felony warrant and reportedly barricaded himself inside.

Arlington
Andrew Albert measures the density of his fertilizer using a specialized scale Friday, April 22, 2022, at his farm in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Record inflation puts crunch on Snohomish County farms

Fertilizer prices doubled. Global wheat supply is under threat due to war. Gas, too. And that may add up to smaller yields.

Andrew Albert measures the density of his fertilizer using a specialized scale Friday, April 22, 2022, at his farm in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington

Woman, 33, shot in leg near Arlington

The woman was taken to the hospital Friday. Several people were being questioned.

Arlington
Mike Hopson

Arlington City Council member was ‘fighter for the underdogs’

Mike Hopson, 74, died Tuesday. He was sometimes a minority opinion on the council. “He wanted to help people,” his wife said.

Mike Hopson
Cape Air, one of the nation’s largest commuter airlines, plans to purchase dozens of planes from Eviation Aircraft, the Arlington company that’s designed and built a fully electric commuter airplane. (Eviation) 20220420

Arlington electric aircraft maker logs order for 75 planes

Massachusetts-based Cape Air has signed a letter of intent with Eviation for the Alice airplane.

Cape Air, one of the nation’s largest commuter airlines, plans to purchase dozens of planes from Eviation Aircraft, the Arlington company that’s designed and built a fully electric commuter airplane. (Eviation) 20220420
Strawberry Fields Athletic Complex. (City of Marysville)

Makeover of Marysville athletic complex will mean less mud

The city will convert one soccer field to synthetic turf as part of a $1.7 million upgrade of Strawberry Fields.

Strawberry Fields Athletic Complex. (City of Marysville)
The Stilly Valley Center is selling its low-income housing for seniors. Photographed on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For sale by nonprofit: 150 low-income apartments for seniors

Leaders at the Stilly Valley Center in Arlington say they won’t sell unless the buyer commits to keeping things as is.

The Stilly Valley Center is selling its low-income housing for seniors. Photographed on April 5, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Responders block off traffic at the site of a Wednesday morning crash on I-5 near Arlington that left one person dead. (Washington State Patrol)

Burlington man killed in crash on I-5 near Arlington

Southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked for about four hours just north of the Stillaguamish River Bridge.

Responders block off traffic at the site of a Wednesday morning crash on I-5 near Arlington that left one person dead. (Washington State Patrol)
Player of the year Jenna Villa from Arlington High School is pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, on her home court in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

The Herald’s Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jenna Villa

The Arlington junior used her versatile skill set to help lead the Eagles to a third-place trophy.

Player of the year Jenna Villa from Arlington High School is pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, on her home court in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lambs and sheep gather together in the barn while it rains at On The Lamb farm on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lambing season: ‘Quite the adventure’ for Snohomish County farms

Farmers spend long hours in the barn to watch over their animals as new lives begin.

Lambs and sheep gather together in the barn while it rains at On The Lamb farm on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
FIELD co-owner Liz Morgan processes flowers at their shop in Edmonds on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Great Resignation’: Many career shifts in Snohomish County

“I was angry, and in hindsight, I’m sure that was stress,” said Mary Goetz, who retired from her job as a nurse.

FIELD co-owner Liz Morgan processes flowers at their shop in Edmonds on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Vehicles travel along Highway 9, just south of 84th St NE on Friday, March 11, 2022, near Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Rough and rumbly section of Highway 9 set for emergency repairs

The road between Arlington and Lake Stevens has cracks and potholes. An emergency repairs contract is in the works.

Vehicles travel along Highway 9, just south of 84th St NE on Friday, March 11, 2022, near Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A quality control specialist at The Group14 Technologies in Woodinville, Washington on March 1, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A quality control specialist at The Group14 Technologies in Woodinville, Washington on March 1, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Ronald David Chambers, 1980 "Stanwood Bryant" John Doe. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20220304

1978 murder mystery solved in Snohomish County with DNA, genealogy

He was a John Doe for 41 years. Detectives believe a hitman killed Ron Chambers and left his body east of Stanwood in 1978.

Ronald David Chambers, 1980 "Stanwood Bryant" John Doe. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20220304
Jac Cash, left, and Jill Cash own and operate FauxyFurr in Arlington, Washington. The boutique offers customs hats and upcycled custom boots. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The fab hatter: FauxyFurr in Arlington took a chance — and grew

Its owners bet a part-time gig could be a successful business. They just needed more space.

Jac Cash, left, and Jill Cash own and operate FauxyFurr in Arlington, Washington. The boutique offers customs hats and upcycled custom boots. Photographed on February 8, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)