Man arrested for rape now accused of murder-for-hire plot

Convicted sex offender Jerry Wood reportedly tried to have the woman killed.

It’s like a Google Street View for the Stillaguamish River

FishViews offers virtual access to places on that and other rivers where people normally don’t go.

Questions about Everett schools’ $330 million bond vote?

Officials will field questions Tuesday about the bond, which would pay for a fourth high school.

New kombucha brewery and taproom opens in Arlington

GloryBucha is one of the first — if not the first — fermented tea bar in Snohomish County.

Former Lake Stevens teacher placed on leave from new job

Thomas “Chris” Mattingly was suspended from a school in Montana after officials learned of his past.

Police, school officials try to reassure parents after threat

Another teacher reported that Andrew Thomas Medley said he was going to murder children.

Bowling, steaks, concerts: Angel of the Winds aims for more

The casino broke ground Tuesday on its expansion, with plans to add 150 employees when opened.

‘It all went south from there’: They all have a story to tell

Volunteers for the annual Point-in-Time Count of homeless people “try to give them a little love.”

Arlington teacher arrested for saying he would murder kids

Previously he’d been in trouble for making a sexual comment about girls, police said.

Food stuffs for a local chapter of A Simple Gesture at Fitness Evolution, the communal pick-up point, in Arlington on Jan. 12. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

There’s an easier way to donate to food banks

Grab a green bag, fill it gradually with grocery items — and someone will pick it up from your home.

Food stuffs for a local chapter of A Simple Gesture at Fitness Evolution, the communal pick-up point, in Arlington on Jan. 12. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Employee threats caused lockdown at Arlington elementary

Arlington Police said all students and staff were.

Marysville quits fire-department merger talks

Mayor Jon Nehring notified Arlington of the decision in a letter dated Jan. 10.

$1,000 reward for info on who killed an eagle near Snohomish

After being shot, the raptor was treated at the Sarvey Wildlife Center but died overnight.

What’s in a name? A bit of fun

State foresters can get creative when labeling their timber units.

Arlington Airport names its Person of the Year

Dan Tarasievich was named the Arlington Municipal Airport’s Person of the Year for 2017. Tarasievich has been active at the Arlington Airport for 25 years,… Continue reading

Rotary serves cheer at senior center

The Rotary Club of Arlington served its annual Christmas lunch Dec. 15 to over 200 guests at the Stillaguamish Senior Center. Santa made an appearance… Continue reading

Missing Arlington man returns from his run — a day late

Tylor Sullivan left home Thursday. Searchers found him returning Friday on a trail, cold but unhurt.

Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

Keith Wagoner will need to run, and win, in this year’s election if he wants to continue serving.

Sno-Isle library to open in Smokey Point, in leased space

It’s a chance to assess what the area needs, and it kicks off planning for a possible permanent home.

Mayor honors chaplain

Joel Johnson received the Arlington Mayor’s Volunteer Award on Nov. 13. Johnson is the director of Support 46, a chaplain and support program that provides… Continue reading