Teachers start receiving pink slips in Edmonds district

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


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

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


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.

County’s largest fire agency starts political reshuffling

South County Fire is considering five election districts and two at-large positions for its board.

Rotary honors two teachers as Educators of the Month

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace on Oct. 13 awarded its October Educator of the Month honor to two local teachers. Debbie Lindgren is a fourth-grade… Continue reading

Talks delayed on wider fireworks ban for south county

The ordinance would prohibit selling or igniting common fireworks around cities than ban them.

How a Brier woman’s choice to live kinder changed her life

Donna Cameron wrote a book about her year of living kindly — and how everyone can be kind every day.

Fireworks in September: Area bans proposed near cities

Snohomish County considers banning fireworks sales and use from some unincorporated areas.

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He’s set on a future in aerospace

Mountlake Terrace grad Josh Ignacio heading for UW engineering school

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood grad completes Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Robert Kluth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Kluth is the son… Continue reading

A bit of the Mediterranean in beautiful downtown Brier

As the city’s only restaurant, Brier Pizza serves much more than pizza and pasta.

Brier teacher is state Technology Student Association’s best

Brier Terrace Middle School teacher Todd Johnston was named the 2018 Washington Technology Student Association Adviser of the Year. He is the Washington Technology Student… Continue reading

Job well done for Brier officer

Brier Police officer Garry Tilleson was recognized March 27 by Brier City Council for his proactive policing work. Tilleson was noted for his work on… Continue reading

Bothell student in top 10 for state Bee

Asher Villa from Northshore Middle School in Bothell finished in sixth place at the National Geographic State Bee, held April 6 at Pacific Lutheran University… Continue reading

Stanwood Raccoons rock reading challenge

A Brier team was a close second in the annual Sno-Isle Libraries reading trivia challenge.

A first-time candidate takes on a County Council incumbent

Democrat Terry Ryan seeks a second term in District 4. Marcus Barton is a “left-leaning Republican.”