Lake Stevens

WSDOT is set to begin work building a second northbound lane on Highway 9 from Market Place to Fourth Street NE.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Months-long work on Highway 9 coming for Lake Stevens

Crews will soon begin building a second northbound Highway 9 lane near Market Place.

 

Lake Stevens High School graduate Madelynn Coe will be attending Northeastern University and participating in a study abroad program in Greece her first semester. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Madelynn Coe spent senior year helping others learn online

The pandemic changed everything for the class of 2021. For one young woman, it was a time to give back.

 

Hay Look at Me, a dog from Lake Stevens, is competing in the Biewer terrier class at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. (Submitted photo)

Look for a Chewbacca-esque Lake Stevens dog at Westminster

Hay Look Me Over is in the first class of Biewer terriers competing at the grand New York dog show.

 

Vandalism in Lake Stevens prompts city to install cameras

Park bathrooms have been the main targets. The mayor hopes surveillance and watchful citizens will be deterrents.

Panel to hear input on 1st Congressional District boundaries

Residents can tell commissioners how they would draw boundaries during the redistricting process.

U.S. 2 bridge work and lane closure set for this weekend

Drivers should expect backups as they approach the Pilchuck River bridge near Snohomish.

Sathvik Karolil Anand is a kindergartener at Skyline Elementary in Lake Stevens. He is making 10 YouTube videos where he talks about 101 dinosaurs. He is describing dinosaurs in this room where he makes videos on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens boy, 6, shares his dinosaur knowledge on YouTube

Sathvik Anand, a kindergartener, recorded 10 videos on Triceratops (his favorite) and 100 other dinos.

Sathvik Karolil Anand is a kindergartener at Skyline Elementary in Lake Stevens. He is making 10 YouTube videos where he talks about 101 dinosaurs. He is describing dinosaurs in this room where he makes videos on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
With other officials behind her, u.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) speaks at a press conference underneath the US 2 trestle on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. The elected officials gathered  to make their case for how an injection of federal funds into the nation’s transportation infrastructure could lead to less congested and safer commutes for Snohomish County residents. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Federal aid sought to give aging U.S. 2 trestle a facelift

Standing near the westbound span, members of Congress said they’ll seek funding in a transportation bill.

With other officials behind her, u.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-01) speaks at a press conference underneath the US 2 trestle on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. The elected officials gathered  to make their case for how an injection of federal funds into the nation’s transportation infrastructure could lead to less congested and safer commutes for Snohomish County residents. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Heather Adams, a single-mother of three, teaches her children Kiara and Matthew how to make breakfast in their apartment on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The benefits the Child Tax Credit on her family has meant more food and the ability to buy a van.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

For some, advance Child Tax Credit payments will be lifeline

Starting in July, families who qualify can receive hundreds of dollars a month in advance payments.

Heather Adams, a single-mother of three, teaches her children Kiara and Matthew how to make breakfast in their apartment on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The benefits the Child Tax Credit on her family has meant more food and the ability to buy a van.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

State panel upholds suspension of Monroe prison doctor

Dr. Julia Barnett was fired for unprofessional conduct after prisoner deaths and “unnecessary suffering.”

Lake Stevens Sewer District wastewater treatment plant. (Lake Stevens Sewer District)

Rift between Lake Stevens, sewer district widens in court

A pending lawsuit asks whether the city can take control of the district earlier than planned.

Lake Stevens Sewer District wastewater treatment plant. (Lake Stevens Sewer District)
A diver volunteer empties the trash he was collected onto the dock at Davies Beach on Sunday, May 23, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Volunteers pull bottles, cans and clothing from Lake Stevens

A dozen divers spent a morning removing trash from near a boat launch and parks. And there’s more down there.

A diver volunteer empties the trash he was collected onto the dock at Davies Beach on Sunday, May 23, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A moment of silence is observed by those gathered in Lundeen Park in Lake Stevens to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Taken May 25, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Remembering George Floyd

People gathered in Lake Stevens to mark one year since a death that changed the conversation in America.

A moment of silence is observed by those gathered in Lundeen Park in Lake Stevens to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Taken May 25, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Steven Mayor Brett Gailey

In Lake Stevens, advisory council will tackle diversity

It will operate out of Mayor Gailey’s office. The organization Allies for BIPOC had pushed for a commission.

Lake Steven Mayor Brett Gailey

Lake Stevens man identified in fatal shooting

Terrance Moore, 35, was shot to death Monday. His roommate, the alleged shooter, was a Monroe prison guard.

Lake Stevens homicide suspect worked at Monroe prison

Emmanuel Perez, 44, is accused of shooting his roommate to death at an apartment in Lake Stevens.

David Stowell, 10, runs through his daily local weather report from his home on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

10-year-old weather kid report: ‘Raining, like really raining’

The Lake Stevens fourth-grader on the autism spectrum does forecasts and a YouTube cartoon series.

David Stowell, 10, runs through his daily local weather report from his home on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Police block a road while responding to a fatal shooting in Lake Stevens Monday morning. (Dakota Bair)

1 dead, 1 arrested after shooting at Lake Stevens apartment

Passersby heard a scream, then gunshots, coming from an apartment complex on Main Street.

Police block a road while responding to a fatal shooting in Lake Stevens Monday morning. (Dakota Bair)
A driver in a Tesla reportedly on "autopilot" allegedly crashed into a Snohomish County Sheriff's Office patrol SUV that was parked on the roadside Saturday in Lake Stevens. There were no injuries. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Tesla on ‘autopilot’ crashes into sheriff deputy’s parked SUV

The deputy had just parked and exited the SUV while responding to an unrelated collision in Lake Stevens.

A driver in a Tesla reportedly on "autopilot" allegedly crashed into a Snohomish County Sheriff's Office patrol SUV that was parked on the roadside Saturday in Lake Stevens. There were no injuries. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Crews contracted by the Washington State Department of Transportation for pavement work on the U.S. 2 bridge over the Pilchuck River are set to close one lane this weekend to replace and install expansion joints. (WSDOT)

U.S. 2 Pilchuck River bridge closure and work delayed

The Pilchuck River bridge east of Highway 9 was set to close to one lane this weekend.

Crews contracted by the Washington State Department of Transportation for pavement work on the U.S. 2 bridge over the Pilchuck River are set to close one lane this weekend to replace and install expansion joints. (WSDOT)
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