Lake Stevens

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Motorcyclist identified in fatal crash near Lake Stevens

Anthony Palko, 33, died Monday night after colliding with a passenger car. The juveniles in the car were taken to the hospital.

 

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Motorcyclist dies in crash near Lake Stevens

Around 10 p.m., a motorcyclist and a passenger car crashed north of Lake Stevens. The man driving the motorcycle died.

 

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Everett boy, 12, identified as Davies Beach drowning victim

Malachi Bell was one of three swimmers in distress Sunday in Lake Stevens. He did not survive.

 

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Teen dies in apparent drowning in Lake Stevens; 2 others hospitalized

All three were swimming Sunday evening at Davies Beach, a popular spot on the lake’s southwest shore.

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Emily Dykstra, an 8th grade English teacher at Cavelero Mid High School, stands in front of the school on the final day of classes Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. Dykstra will be headed to Poland at the end of June to further her education on the Holocaust, which she intends to use to help teach her students about the subject. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens teacher brings Holocaust history to life

Amid a statewide push for mandatory education on Nazi atrocities, Emily Dykstra will spend part of her summer at Auschwitz.

Emily Dykstra, an 8th grade English teacher at Cavelero Mid High School, stands in front of the school on the final day of classes Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. Dykstra will be headed to Poland at the end of June to further her education on the Holocaust, which she intends to use to help teach her students about the subject. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Drivers navigate through traffic at the intersection of Highway 9 and SR-204 on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lots of Lake Stevens road work ahead on highways 9, 204

The state is building four roundabouts near Frontier Village to help manage traffic and improve pedestrian access.

Drivers navigate through traffic at the intersection of Highway 9 and SR-204 on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Lake Stevens man dies in crash weeks after wife

Kenneth and Sharon Anderson were married 50 years. They both died following a crash on May 30.

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Vaughan Rody dons his linesman gear for the first time since his final NHL game in April, on Monday, June 6, 2022, at his home in Lake Stevens, Washington. Rody officiated in the National Hockey League for 23 seasons. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens man calls it career after 22 years as NHL linesman

Vaughan Rody, who officiated his final game in April, said he “lived a dream.”

Vaughan Rody dons his linesman gear for the first time since his final NHL game in April, on Monday, June 6, 2022, at his home in Lake Stevens, Washington. Rody officiated in the National Hockey League for 23 seasons. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

Group envisions robust links for Centennial Trail

Leafline Trail Coalition’s map has over 900 miles through King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

2 dead in separate crashes near Lake Stevens and Snohomish

A 67-year-old man died after crashing into a tree. A Lake Stevens woman died after the car she was in hit a cement pillar.

Cars drive through the intersection of Highway 9 and South Lake Stevens Road on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Highway 9 to close this weekend in south Lake Stevens

Detours take drivers around the closure between 20th Street SE and 32nd Street SE from Friday night to Monday morning.

Cars drive through the intersection of Highway 9 and South Lake Stevens Road on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Norris the plains zebra grazes on some grass Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Flying M Ranch and Horses in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Norris the zebra is fitting in with his new herd near Lake Stevens

Black-and-white stripes are a vibrant pop against the farmland at Flying M Ranch and Horses in rural Snohomish County.

Norris the plains zebra grazes on some grass Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Flying M Ranch and Horses in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Man accused of kidnapping is arrested after high-speed chase

“It was like a scene out of Mario Kart,” a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy wrote. Speeds reportedly reached 100 mph.

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The Razzle-Dazzle Milk Punch ($14) at LJ's Bistro in Lake Stevens, with elderberry gin, raspberry, Pimm's and green tea. Friday, April 29, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

For a bite of spring, head to LJ’s Bistro in Lake Stevens

This restaurant is serious about delicious food, creative cocktails and fun times.

The Razzle-Dazzle Milk Punch ($14) at LJ's Bistro in Lake Stevens, with elderberry gin, raspberry, Pimm's and green tea. Friday, April 29, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
Brent Barnes, who coached Lake Stevens High School wrestling for more than three decades, sits in the school’s wrestling room Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Coaching legend: Lake Stevens’ Barnes leaves legacy of success, innovation

The recently retired wrestling coach guided the Vikings to 11 state team titles and impacted countless athletes during his career.

Brent Barnes, who coached Lake Stevens High School wrestling for more than three decades, sits in the school’s wrestling room Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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13 unvaccinated firefighters are cleared to return to work

Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue is allowing them to return, but they must be tested daily.

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A concerning post by a Lake Stevens student leads to toy gun

A social media post prompted a police response. Officers found no sign of immediate danger.

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Houses along 88th Drive SE visible from the Powerline Trail on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens uses eminent domain to build new Powerline Trail

The city is taking residents to court over easements totaling over 21,000 square feet in two neighborhoods.

Houses along 88th Drive SE visible from the Powerline Trail on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The curb median keeps vehicles from the shoulder on the south side 20th Street SE (eastbound) in Lake Stevens, Washington on April 21, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Why does a curb keep cars away from bus stop in Lake Stevens?

Built in late 2020 and early 2021, the divider stops drivers from using the eastbound lane’s shoulder.

The curb median keeps vehicles from the shoulder on the south side 20th Street SE (eastbound) in Lake Stevens, Washington on April 21, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Brent Marty waits at his sentencing hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Abuse of trust’: Former firefighter sentenced for child molestation

Brent Marty, who worked for two Snohomish County fire districts, was sentenced to over three years in prison.

Brent Marty waits at his sentencing hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)