Brier

Rex Caldwell at his home workshop where he makes the majority of his donation pieces on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Brier, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Why the former Mukilteo police chief loves Snohomish County

Why I Love It Here is an occasional series in The Herald. Today’s essay is written by Rex Caldwell.

 

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Incumbent PUD Commissioner Sid Logan will likely face Rob Toyer for a spot on the utility board.

 

Four vie for county council district 4 post

Four vie for county council district 4 post

The seat represents Mill Creek, part of Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and unincorporated parts of the county.

 

Experts: Meteor likely caused boom heard around Puget Sound

Experts: Meteor likely caused boom heard around Puget Sound

Residents on both sides of the water, in Kitsap and Snohomish counties, reported hearing the bang Wednesday.

Experts: Meteor likely caused boom heard around Puget Sound
Please, don’t squeeze the avocados — or the Charmin

Please, don’t squeeze the avocados — or the Charmin

Under supermarket COVID-19 rules, touch only what you buy. Stay in the right lane. Don’t be a cranky pants.

Please, don’t squeeze the avocados — or the Charmin
Brier man honored for his music about farmworkers’ struggle

Brier man honored for his music about farmworkers’ struggle

Lifelong musician Juan Manuel Barco’s songs in the corrido style focus on land rights, immigration and more.

Brier man honored for his music about farmworkers’ struggle
Fireworks ban approved in parts of south Snohomish County

Fireworks ban approved in parts of south Snohomish County

Fireworks won’t be allowed in South County Fire’s service area, the county council has decided.

Fireworks ban approved in parts of south Snohomish County

Brier woman charged in Seattle crash that killed 2, injured 2

A family was visiting from Los Angeles and were sightseeing when an out-of-control car struck them.

Police: Brier woman closed eyes in Seattle crash, killing 2

She was possibly high on methamphetamine, police say. Two others were injured.

School shooting threat puts Brier middle school on lockdown

School officials took the safety precaution when a student reported the threat Monday afternoon.

Brier Grocery sold a $120,000 Hit 5 ticket Wednesday, about a month after selling a $12.2 million Lotto jackpot ticket on July 3. (Charles Andrade)

2nd lottery win makes Brier Grocery ‘very hot store right now’

The little corner market sold a $120,000 Hit 5 ticket Wednesday — a month after a $12.2M Lotto jackpot

Brier Grocery sold a $120,000 Hit 5 ticket Wednesday, about a month after selling a $12.2 million Lotto jackpot ticket on July 3. (Charles Andrade)
Mom-and-pop shop hits the jackpot for selling a $12M ticket

Mom-and-pop shop hits the jackpot for selling a $12M ticket

When a player wins Lotto, the retailer also wins — in this case $122,000 for the little Brier Grocery.

Mom-and-pop shop hits the jackpot for selling a $12M ticket
That $12.2 million Lotto winner in Brier finally surfaced

That $12.2 million Lotto winner in Brier finally surfaced

The winner of the largest state Lotto jackpot in years wants to remain anonymous.

That $12.2 million Lotto winner in Brier finally surfaced
Is this your $12 million? Winning ticket so far unclaimed

Is this your $12 million? Winning ticket so far unclaimed

A family-owned store in Brier had never sold a lottery ticket worth more than $10,000 — until now.

Is this your $12 million? Winning ticket so far unclaimed
Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County

Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County

Fire officials want to outlaw personal fireworks on the outskirts of Everett, Lynnwood and Edmonds.

Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County
After 40 years in fire service, South County chief retires

After 40 years in fire service, South County chief retires

Bruce Stedman responded to the L.A. riots and the Oso mudslide. Now he’ll focus on health and family.

After 40 years in fire service, South County chief retires
Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

The school board approved the layoffs, which could affect 38 full- and part-time teachers.

Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

Brier bans Airbnb-style rentals to retain residential flavor

A new ordinance adds short-term rentals to prohibited property uses, like gambling and nude dancing.

County pays $175,000 to passenger in crashed patrol car

County pays $175,000 to passenger in crashed patrol car

He was the third person to settle with the county over the wreck caused by a deputy’s driving.

County pays $175,000 to passenger in crashed patrol car
Brier native receives Grammy nod for bluegrass band’s album

Brier native receives Grammy nod for bluegrass band’s album

On the best bluegrass record list is Special Consensus, whose mandolin player is our own Nick Dumas.

Brier native receives Grammy nod for bluegrass band’s album
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