Congressman Larsen in Brier Saturday

Congressman Rick Larsen plans to host a community coffee in Brier Saturday. Larsen will meet citizens from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Brier… Continue reading

Voters in Mountlake Terrace, Brier to get primary ballots that will decide nothing

More than 11,500 voters in Mountlake Terrace and a few thousand more in Brier will get ballots for the August primary although they have nothing… Continue reading

SeaScare parade a Brier parks tradition

Every year before school gets out, the Brier parks board breaks out Barnacle Billy. A board member dons Billy, the homemade sea-creature costume,… Continue reading

Lion that killed wildlife volunteer from Brier was healthy

A state report says a lion shot dead in March by deputies after it mauled a volunteer at a California wildlife park… Continue reading

County Council’s District 4 seat will have a new face

Terry Ryan’s campaign for Snohomish County’s District 4 has been in overdrive since early this year. Ryan, a Democrat, has lined up a… Continue reading

Meet Barnacle Billy, Brier’s truly unusual mascot

They needed a mascot. So Barnacle Billy was born. In 2004, the city of Brier’s parks board was gearing up for the third… Continue reading

Statements from Brier mayoral candidates

Incumbent Brier Mayor Bob Colinas faces challenger Adam Gregorich in the Nov. 5 election. It is the only contested Brier City government position on the… Continue reading

Brier man dies of injuries from skateboard accident

A 19-year-old Brier man who was hurt Aug. 30 in a skateboarding accident in Mountlake Terrace has died from his injuries. Daniel… Continue reading

Ham radio courses offered in Brier

Brier: Amateur radio courses offered The Emergency Services Coordinating Agency in south Snohomish County plans amateur radio or “ham radio” license courses starting Sept. 30.… Continue reading

Political newcomer challenges Brier mayor

Bob Colinas, seeking a third term as mayor of Brier, is challenged in his re-election bid by Adam Gregorich, a manager for AT&T… Continue reading

Council’s swing district at stake in Somers, Vallo race

Dave Somers wants to address some unfinished business if elected to a third term on the Snohomish County Council. The Monroe Democrat has… Continue reading


The Mill Creek-based Walkers For Knockers, a team of eight planning to participate in the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk, have organized two fundraising events to… Continue reading

Officer’s memory honored

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE - It’s been nine months since Brier police officer Eddie Thomas died in the line of duty. His mother, Diane Thomas, 56, wants… Continue reading

Religion calendar

Jewish community domestic violence lecture: 8:40 a.m. June 16, Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath Congregation, 5145 S. Morgan St., Seattle; 206-721-0970, e-mail Rummage sale: 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Cities face housing shortage

Monroe, Bothell and Brier might not have room for thousands of people expected to move into those cities between now and 2025. Together, the cities’… Continue reading

Road Report

How to read your road report: Road restrictions may be near, but not necessarily in the cities under which they are listed. Most restrictions are… Continue reading


Arlington Library: 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington; 360-435-3033. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to… Continue reading

Monroe Kiwanis Club awards three scholarships

Kiwanis scholarships: The 31st consecutive year, the Monroe Kiwanis Club awarded college scholarships to graduates of Monroe High School. This year, $1,000 scholarships were given… Continue reading

Ex-Brier mayor not charged in police officer’s death

BRIER - No charges will be filed in connection with the Sept. 12 death of Brier police officer Eddie Thomas, who collapsed during a struggle… Continue reading

Former Brier mayor talks on officer’s death

BRIER - Ex-mayor Gary Starks broke his public silence Thursday by extending his “deepest sympathy” to the family of a Brier police officer who died… Continue reading