Lake Stevens

Ideas wanted to improve newly public Lake Stevens park

An open house is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Frontier Heights Park.

Lake Stevens food bank adds pop-up locales amid growth boom

The organization helps about 13,000 people a year, and volunteers help make it happen.

Construction strike ends; work resuming on numerous projects

Progress had ground to a halt at sites all over Western Washington, including Snohomish County.

Lake Stevens girl finishes in Top 10 at Arab horse competition

Miley DeFalco, 11, of Lake Stevens, competes in the Arab horse circuit and recently finished in the Top 10 for her age group at the… Continue reading

A fireworks mishap in Lake Stevens cost the neighbors dearly

Two homes were burned and three more damaged from devices that people thought were safely doused.

Labor stoppage ends for some local projects, but not all

Progress slowed on the Everett YMCA construction site, plus some school upgrades and road work.

5-year-old wakes up, leaves home, is hit by vehicle on US 2

Video from a home camera showed the boy got up by himself and figured out how to unlock the door.

Francisco’s Kitchen: Upscale Northwest meets Mexico in Lake Stevens

The handsome new restaurant’s fare is beautifully presented — but on the pricey side.

Cheer squads attend summer camps to hone skills

Local high school cheerleaders participated in Universal Cheerleaders Association camps this summer and earned recognition. Teens attended UCA camps at the University of Puget Sound,… Continue reading

Just us, or are the US 2 trestle expansion joints noisier?

More work is coming to smooth out the ride over the newly paved bridge.

Lake Stevens man jailed over ‘imminent potential for violence’

The 25-year-old’s severe mental health issues are cited as factors in ongoing criminal and civil cases.

Some deals are done, but threat of teacher strikes remains

With contracts set to expire Friday, it’s crunch time for districts and unions to reach agreements.

HOS Brothers construction, Inc. operating engineers with Local 302 were in their second day of a strike Tuesday picketing on Rucker Avenue outside the construction site gate for the new Everett YMCA. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett Y, local high school projects hit by labor strike

Operating Engineers Local 302 began pickets this week after members rejected the latest contract offer.

HOS Brothers construction, Inc. operating engineers with Local 302 were in their second day of a strike Tuesday picketing on Rucker Avenue outside the construction site gate for the new Everett YMCA. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Good grades net Lake Stevens teen $2,500 from Navy Exchange

Naval Station Everett on Aug. 21 presented Bianca Brightwell with a $2,500 savings bond for maintaining straight-A’s. The Navy Exchange’s A-OK Student Reward Program encourages… Continue reading

Weekend US 2 trestle closure is expected to create a mess

Detours this time will be much longer, and Highway 9 in particular is expected to be jammed.

‘Not an easy time’ for Chris Pratt after director’s firing

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” writer-director was fired over old tweets joking about sensitive subjects.

Man admits to killing mom, stabbing dad, setting fire

Zachary Konicke, 32, said he was having a mental health crisis that day in 2016.

Susan Fenner (left) and Stacy Brewer look over a map of a proposed annexation to the city of Lake Stevens Sunday afternoon on Aug 5, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens mayor signed an annexation petition 29 times

The terms of a homeowners association agreement bar residents in one neighborhood from opposing it.

Susan Fenner (left) and Stacy Brewer look over a map of a proposed annexation to the city of Lake Stevens Sunday afternoon on Aug 5, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)