Lake Stevens

16,000 fentanyl pills, pounds of meth, heroin seized in bust

Eight suspects were indicted in U.S. District Court in Seattle, including five from Snohomish County.

 

Biscuit and Bean offers buttermilk and cheddar onion biscuits along with a handful of spreads including bacon jam (left), Mama’s Lil’ Pepper aioli (center) and apple butter. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fall essential: Make Biscuit & Bean’s apple butter at home

The Lake Stevens shop’s Ben Libay likes to slather the cinnamon-y spread on a cheddar onion biscuit.

 

Steve Hobbs

Democratic lawmakers ask Inslee to lift ban on indoor dining

They want to try to scaling back on occupancy before forcing an end to inside service.

 

Woman, 86, killed in vehicle collision in Lake Stevens

She died from blunt force injuries after the Monday crash in the 1600 block of North Machias Road.

The gravestone of suffragist Bessie Kline covered in "I VOTED" stickers at the Evergreen Cemetery on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Here Lies a Suffragist’: Election Day thanks to the pioneers

A Lake Stevens woman spearheaded the placement of signs to honor those who fought for the right to vote.

The gravestone of suffragist Bessie Kline covered in "I VOTED" stickers at the Evergreen Cemetery on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The TikTok ‘Pumpkin Man’ of Lake Stevens dances to TV fame

After his pandemic layoff from Macy’s, Brett Kelly, 24, has been adding to his 1.4 million followers.

TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mark James (left) and April Berg.

Moderates may decide a million-dollar battle for state House

Democrat April Berg and Republican Mark James are dueling in the 44th, a political swing district.

Mark James (left) and April Berg.
John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.

Rep. Lovick and Mayor Kartak differ on almost every issue

Voters will know clearly their views on new taxes, sex ed law, pandemic response and police reform.

John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.
The Pilchuck River flows freely through the pervious site of the Pilchuck River Dam on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Development has made the Pilchuck River warmer, harming fish

The river is 5.4 degrees above its historic temperature, says the State Department of Ecology.

The Pilchuck River flows freely through the pervious site of the Pilchuck River Dam on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 in Granite Falls, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Brett Gailey

Lake Stevens’ first full-time mayor will make $80,000 a year

The city council voted in September to convert the mayoral position from part time to full time.

Brett Gailey
What a merger would look like. (Lake Stevens Fire)

A new name for newly merged fire districts east of Everett

The district covering Snohomish and Lake Stevens is now called Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue.

What a merger would look like. (Lake Stevens Fire)
Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A toll? More lanes? Have your say on future U.S. 2 trestle

WSDOT wants to know what people think of the existing highway link and its eventual replacement.

Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Panel says full-time mayor in Lake Stevens should earn 80K

Panel says full-time mayor in Lake Stevens should earn 80K

Salary commission set the figure Thursday. An Oct. 19 hearing gives residents a chance to respond

Panel says full-time mayor in Lake Stevens should earn 80K
Lake Stevens teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok

Lake Stevens teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok

A video posted by kindergarten teacher Mackenzie Adams has been viewed more than 10 million times.

Lake Stevens teacher’s upbeat lesson goes viral on TikTok
She fosters inclusion with crayons, paper of skin-tone hues

She fosters inclusion with crayons, paper of skin-tone hues

Color Me Important, a Lake Stevens woman’s effort, gives teachers supplies that represent diversity.

She fosters inclusion with crayons, paper of skin-tone hues
Lake Stevens council makes the mayor a full-time job

Lake Stevens council makes the mayor a full-time job

First-year Mayor Brett Gailey, who retired from Everett PD this year, could land a six-figure salary

Lake Stevens council makes the mayor a full-time job

2 Snohomish County men die in crash near Moses Lake

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating Saturday’s head-on collision of off-road vehicles.

E-bikes can use Centennial Trail, but not other motormobiles
E-bikes can use Centennial Trail, but not other motormobiles
Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Lake Stevens and Marysville worked together on the traffic infrastructure because of nearby development.

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up
Some waited months for jobless benefits, and some wait still

Some waited months for jobless benefits, and some wait still

Not all 81,000 cases are resolved, but some people finally received thousands of dollars in back payments.

Some waited months for jobless benefits, and some wait still
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