Lake Stevens

Sixth-grader Jacob Chanthavong sorts canned food and places it in boxes Wednesday at North Middle School in Lake Stevens. His Social Skills class helped with delivery to the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Special teacher’s class making changes, helping the hungry

At North Lake Middle School, kids learn social skills while serving others with food bank project.

 

State delays funding for local projects in the wake of I-976

The $30 car-tab measure blows a $451 million hole in the transportation budget.

 

Costco proposal to build in Lake Stevens draws a crowd

Testimony lasted into the night over a proposal to build a warehouse supermarket near Highway 9.

 

Lake Stevens council could vote on Costco as soon as Tuesday

At a regular meeting, members will have a chance to decide on a development agreement.

Kickstarter kitchen helps entrepreneurs take the next step

PNW Commissary Kitchen in Marysville enables food businesses to sell their goods wholesale.

An annual tradition: Local fire crews fight California blaze

Firefighters from agencies throughout Snohomish County have made it back home, “safe and sound.”

Man dies after stun-gun altercation with Everett police

The Lake Stevens man, 39, who was being investigated and reportedly was armed, died overnight.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Hang onto your seat for the homestretch of the election race

Some council and school board races are too close to predict. The next vote counts are Monday.

Candidates make their case for election during a forum at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo on Oct. 23. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)

Lake Stevens City Council to discuss Costco later this month

The wholesaler has applied for a development agreement. The council meeting is set for Nov. 26.

Garver sentenced to 32 years for Lake Stevens torture-murder

The judge urged the family of Phillipa Evans-Lopez to focus on healing, with their long wait over.

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Lake Stevens gumballs from Halloween night found to be OK

Early tests showed gumballs tested positive for a drug called PCP. No children have been harmed.

City Council members face off in Lake Stevens mayoral race

Brett Gailey and Kurt Hilt are running to take over for Mayor John Spencer.

Person and dog found dead after RV fire on Ebey Island

A passerby reported seeing the flames from the U.S. 2 trestle.

Anthony Garver talks with his attorney as the judge reads his remarks before the verdict at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Judge finds Garver guilty in Lake Stevens torture-murder

After years in limbo, Anthony Garver was found guilty Tuesday of stabbing Phillipa Evans-Lopez to death.

Anthony Garver talks with his attorney as the judge reads his remarks before the verdict at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Right lane of eastbound U.S. 2 trestle reopens after logjam

WSDOT crews have been working since Tuesday to break up and move logs and other debris downriver.

Lake Stevens could fine famous wood stocker $70,000 a month

Shane McDaniel worries the wood won’t reach the needy. The city says it’s unsafe but won’t fine him.

Lake Stevens Vikings: No. 1 in state and in young boy’s heart

The high school’s football players dressed as superheroes to give a struggling family the party of a lifetime.

Highway projects wrapping up; some will carry over to 2020

Also: An update on Highway 99 tolling, and expect to see more electric buses in Everett.

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