Lake Stevens

Is state ready for another massive transportation package?

A Lake Stevens lawmaker says a gas tax increase and a carbon fee could cover $16.6 billion of projects.

 

Snow is gone but it’s still a headache for school leaders

Making up all the missed days without extending the school year too long is going to be a challenge.

 

Mel Steele, a member of Fleet Reserve Association Branch 170, clears snow Wednesday from the parking lot by Mad-Bev Espresso on Beverly Boulevard in Everett. It made it possible for the stand to open for business after being closed for two days. (Photo by Rachel Pessa)

Random acts of snowy kindness to warm your heart

The good “snow-maritans” stepped up. Some had big shovels and trucks. Others had hot chocolate.

 

City could own more land around Lake Stevens by next week

A Tuesday vote could approve the Rhodora annexation. A resident has tried to stop the process.

With their trust, she stole thousands from a rural cemetery

Treasurer Dawn Angela’s parents helped establish Machias Community Cemetery as a nonprofit.

The ‘Woodchopping Dad’ finds a date, and she was right nearby

Shane McDaniel found Carly Norwood with help from Hollywood. “The yoga had me from hello,” he said.

Lake Stevens embraces family of boy killed in sled accident

It’s “beautiful how one little boy has drawn the whole community together,” Tyeson Kane’s mother said.

Who won a date with the Lake Stevens ‘Woodchopping Dad’?

Shane McDaniel’s twin sons and TV host Steve Harvey are helping the busy single dad find love.

Lake Stevens Mayor John Spencer won’t seek re-election

Spencer is endorsing City Councilman Kurt Hilt in this year’s mayoral election.

Giving away firewood put these guys in the global spotlight

Shane McDaniel and his twin sons of Lake Stevens split 40 cords for the needy. It led to fame.

Highway 522 near Paradise Lake Road. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Plan knots together carbon fee, gas tax and new US 2 trestle

A hearing Thursday will give the public a chance to weigh in on a proposed $16 billion road package.

Highway 522 near Paradise Lake Road. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Fire districts in Lake Stevens, Monroe could merge in 2020

Already, they are sharing more resources through a contract — but not staffing and equipment.

A Lake Stevens teen, conquering CrossFit, heads to Miami

Keanna Krueger, a ninth-grader, will compete in a national test of fitness.

Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger

The actor, a Lake Stevens High grad, is set to join the family of the former California governor.

Anthony Garver (Spokane County Sheriff’s Office)

Nearly 6 years later, a homicide suspect still awaits trial

The man charged with the 2013 murder of Phillipa Evans-Lopez has been a challenging defendant.

Anthony Garver (Spokane County Sheriff’s Office)

He’s the 6-foot-4 Marine in photos of Bush’s memorial services

Bryce Carnahan, 20, of Lake Stevens, was part of the honor guard at the 41st president’s funeral.

Tyeson Kane, 11, played youth football in Lake Stevens. He died on New Years Day from injuries in a sledding accident in Pateros. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Lawson)

Lake Stevens boy dies days after sledding accident

Tyeson Kane, 11, was sledding in the small town of Pateros when he was hit by a truck.

Tyeson Kane, 11, played youth football in Lake Stevens. He died on New Years Day from injuries in a sledding accident in Pateros. (Photo courtesy of Heidi Lawson)

Woman, 73, identified in deadly Lake Stevens crash

Detectives are still seeking tips about a driver who fled the scene on New Year’s Eve.

Woman dies after Monday crash near Lake Stevens

She was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended into oncoming traffic, causing a head-on collision.