Lake Stevens

Straight-shooting fire chief retires after 40 years

District 7’s Gary Meek was respected for leading, listening and having a great mustache.

 

Interior designer Kelly DuByne shows off Pantone’s Color of the Year, classic blue, with a setting featuring an antique Victrola cabitnet painted with the color and staged with neutral colors and strong white accents. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

This year’s Color of the Year is a timeless hue — classic blue

A Lake Stevens interior designer calls it a “grounded” tone, easily worked into existing color palettes.

 

Late-night, early-morning lane closure set for US 2 trestle

One westbound lane is scheduled to close to replace a safety barrier from Highway 204 to I-5.

 

Large garbage container comes off truck, blocks eastbound U.S. 2

The hazard closed all eastbound lanes of the busy highway, and ramps from Hewitt Avenue and I-5.

Thieves cause lengthy Frontier outages for 250 in Machias

The company said service was restored a week after cables were stolen, but some customers disagree.

Lake Stevens City Council opening drew 15 applications

After it was narrowed down to six, Steve Ewing was appointed to Mayor-elect Brett Gailey’s position.

Art students at Cavelero Mid High School, Ivonne Salazar, 15 (left) and Maryam Hasan, 14 (center) join teachers Karen Towey (back right) and Kylen Fountain to talk about creating ornaments for the National Christmas Tree project. An image of the tree, located near the White House, is displayed on a screen in the classroom. (Dan Bates) / The Herald)

Lake Stevens students add to National Christmas Tree display

“It’s a happy story about Washington,” says Cavelero Mid High School art teacher who headed project.

Art students at Cavelero Mid High School, Ivonne Salazar, 15 (left) and Maryam Hasan, 14 (center) join teachers Karen Towey (back right) and Kylen Fountain to talk about creating ornaments for the National Christmas Tree project. An image of the tree, located near the White House, is displayed on a screen in the classroom. (Dan Bates) / The Herald)

What’s next for the proposed Lake Stevens Costco?

If the application process moves forward, construction could potentially begin around springtime.

Lake Stevens bar vandalized as rumors of a hate group swirl

The Proud Boys were said to be meeting at Razzals Bar & Grill. The owners temporarily closed shop.

Breakfast sandwiches and biscuits and gravy — done right

Biscuit & Bean, a longtime Seattle favorite, opens an outpost in Lake Stevens.

Lake Stevens City Council approves Costco agreement

The company can’t build yet. Next, it must submit a construction plan and apply for building permits.

Costco talk continues Tuesday with Lake Stevens City Council

Last time, there was no vote on the proposed wholesale store. Now the council has another chance.

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.

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)

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)
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