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

Mill Creek city manager resigns abruptly

MILL CREEK - Mill Creek City Manager Steve Nolen resigned from his post Thursday after two years at the city’s helm. Nolen, who lives in… Continue reading

Family Fun calendar

Fairs &Festivals Snohomish and Island counties Salmon Run: All day, through July 22, at 20 merchant shops in Edmonds; first stop is Nama’s Candy, 102… Continue reading


Churches and wedding venues have been booked for months by brides and grooms who want to be married on July 7, 2007, which is 7-07-07.… Continue reading

Slaying suspect’s charges increase

EVERETT — Jay Clements lost his life but he certainly wasn’t the only victim after Noel Evans Caldellis fired into a crowd gathered in a… Continue reading

Brier honors fallen officer

BRIER — A new park bench outside the Brier Police Department was recently dedicated in memory of fallen police officer Edwanton Thomas, who died in… Continue reading

This week’s public meetings

Monday Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee of the Sno-Isle Libraries, 11 a.m., Sno-Isle Library Service Center, 7312 35th Ave. NE, Marysville. Arlington City Council,… Continue reading