County exec issues rare veto to limit rural business signs

Dave Somers’ veto overturned the County Council’s decision to ease sign restrictions in Clearview.


County clarifies digital sign rules for rural Clearview

Business owners welcomed the move, but some locals worried about traffic safety and light pollution.


PAWS awaits approval for new shelter and wildlife center

The Progressive Animal Welfare Society hopes to move to Cathcart from its long-time home in Lynnwood.


Natural gas pipeline permit application withdrawn — for now

Environmentalists have a long list of concerns about plans to enlarge almost six miles of pipe.

They collected 4,676 bags of trash along 445 miles of road

The team of six Litter Wranglers are back at it this year, responding to trashed county roads.

Second northbound lane coming to Highway 9 near Snohomish

Part of Highway 9 will be widened and restriped to add a lane in the Clearview area.

County Council is taking its business to Maltby

The town is the third meeting site the council has scheduled this year outside Everett.

Cops get big thanks for finding stolen big rig

The owner of a stolen Hitachi excavator used two billboards to praise police for recovering his machine.

Assessment backs plan to upgrade natural gas pipeline

It involves nearly 6 miles of pipe through south Snohomish County. Public comments are open.

Case dismissed against man who made bomb threat

Since his arrest, he’s connected with a mental health treatment program and the results are promising.

County settles lawsuit over water-quality issues

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance had alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.

Man seriously hurt in fall from ladder near Clearview

He was descending from the roof when he fell two stories.

Fire district prepares to move to headquarters in Monroe

By early August, Snohomish County Fire District 7 could move to new headquarters in Monroe. The Clearview-based district merged with Monroe’s fire department… Continue reading

Outbuilding in Clearview destroyed by fire; no injuries

No one was injured when an outbuilding was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon in Clearview south of Snohomish. The fire was reported around… Continue reading