Lake Stevens

‘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)

This girl caught the state’s largest tope shark on record

The 41-pound fish, reeled out of the waters of Grays Harbor, measured 68 inches.

Ballot measures: Marysville sales tax passing for new jail

Tuesday results also showed numerous fire district levies were passing — though not all.

Adrianna Lower-Stephenson’s $3.2 million home is for sale in Lake Stevens. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

What $3.2 million buys in Lake Stevens

The extensive remodel of the 4,850-square-foot 1962 house by Seattle architect Paul Kirk is for sale.

Adrianna Lower-Stephenson’s $3.2 million home is for sale in Lake Stevens. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
This week’s Herald Super Kid Alexis Eacret is a champion horse rider and just recently won a national title. She dearly loves her 12-year-old quarterhorse, Brody, that she has had for three years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Lake Stevens teen is national horse riding champion

Alexis Eacret took first place for women at the O-Mok-See competition in Idaho a few weeks ago.

This week’s Herald Super Kid Alexis Eacret is a champion horse rider and just recently won a national title. She dearly loves her 12-year-old quarterhorse, Brody, that she has had for three years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Kya Lankford, 2 months, holds onto her mother’s finger at Lundeen Park on Friday, July 27, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Teen moms lean on one another in peer support program

“You see these moms and they’re doing it,” said Abigail Hulce, 19. “It gives you hope.”

Kya Lankford, 2 months, holds onto her mother’s finger at Lundeen Park on Friday, July 27, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Teens medal in national family, consumer science events

The winners are students at Jackson, Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Stanwood high schools.

Get ready for more U.S. 2 trestle closures

The past two shutdowns went smoothly and drivers experienced mostly minimal delays.

New transit bus stops open near Glacier Peak High School

Residents have requested the stops for more than two years since Route 109 service began in 2016.

Lynnwood ponders tiny houses for homeless college students

Officials say they are watching Seattle with “a desire not to replicate what they are doing.”

Aquafest 2018 has parades, circus, rides and water sports

Expect some changes this year because of construction downtown and damage at the Boys & Girls Club.

Able to save: New program helps people with disabilities

A Lake Stevens mom and daughter helped push for a savings program for people with disabilities.

Video: After a good start, weekend trestle work continues

Weather permitting, westbound U.S. 2 will close until Monday, with a one-lane detour on 20th Street.

She’s been a teacher of teachers in Lake Stevens for 16 years

Kathy Hahn, who started the careers-in-education class at Lake Stevens High School, is retiring.

In ads, Republicans punish a Democrat for voting their way

State Sen. Steve Hobbs is getting slammed for supporting bills introduced by GOP lawmakers.

Lake Stevens duplex fire causes $100,000 damage; no one hurt

The Red Cross is assisting displaced residents.

Crash closes U.S. 2 near Snohomish; DUI suspected

The driver of one vehicle drifted into the oncoming lane. Another driver was seriously injured.