Lake Stevens

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)

Lake Stevens City Council to discuss Costco later this month

The wholesaler has applied for a development agreement. The council meeting is set for Nov. 26.

Garver sentenced to 32 years for Lake Stevens torture-murder

The judge urged the family of Phillipa Evans-Lopez to focus on healing, with their long wait over.

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Lake Stevens gumballs from Halloween night found to be OK

Early tests showed gumballs tested positive for a drug called PCP. No children have been harmed.

City Council members face off in Lake Stevens mayoral race

Brett Gailey and Kurt Hilt are running to take over for Mayor John Spencer.

Person and dog found dead after RV fire on Ebey Island

A passerby reported seeing the flames from the U.S. 2 trestle.

Anthony Garver talks with his attorney as the judge reads his remarks before the verdict at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Judge finds Garver guilty in Lake Stevens torture-murder

After years in limbo, Anthony Garver was found guilty Tuesday of stabbing Phillipa Evans-Lopez to death.

Anthony Garver talks with his attorney as the judge reads his remarks before the verdict at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Right lane of eastbound U.S. 2 trestle reopens after logjam

WSDOT crews have been working since Tuesday to break up and move logs and other debris downriver.

Lake Stevens could fine famous wood stocker $70,000 a month

Shane McDaniel worries the wood won’t reach the needy. The city says it’s unsafe but won’t fine him.

Lake Stevens Vikings: No. 1 in state and in young boy’s heart

The high school’s football players dressed as superheroes to give a struggling family the party of a lifetime.

Highway projects wrapping up; some will carry over to 2020

Also: An update on Highway 99 tolling, and expect to see more electric buses in Everett.

‘Drugs, money, credit cards’: Last days of a murder victim, 20

After years of delays, Anthony Garver, 31, has been on trial in a 2013 Lake Stevens stabbing.

Happy hour at LJ’s in Lake Stevens will put a smile on your face

The restaurant now boasts a comfortable, stylish interior to go with chef Lindsay Herschlip’s excellent food.

Horror of 2013 Lake Stevens killing recounted at trial

Witnesses in Anthony Garver’s trial testified that a break-in and a murder were totally separate crimes.

New T.J. Maxx coming to Lake Stevens’ Frontier Village

The store will offer clothing for adults and children, jewelry, home goods, pet products and toys.

This Lake Stevens house is a relic of a time long gone

The Grimm House is one of the sprawling suburb’s last links to its distant past as a sawmill town.

What a possible Costco store would look like, on the southwest corner of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. If approved, it could include a 170,000-square-foot warehouse store, 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station on nearly 37 acres. (Stephanie Davey / The Herald)

Costco seeks parcel-dividing permit to build in Lake Stevens

The company filed a binding site plan — a standard permit for a large commercial building, the city said.

What a possible Costco store would look like, on the southwest corner of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. If approved, it could include a 170,000-square-foot warehouse store, 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station on nearly 37 acres. (Stephanie Davey / The Herald)
Defendant Anthony Garver listens to his defense attorney Jon Scott before pretrial motions on Tuesday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Escapee’s trial begins in gruesome 2013 Lake Stevens killing

It will be a bench trial for Anthony Garver, who is accused of stabbing Phillipa Evans-Lopez to death.

Defendant Anthony Garver listens to his defense attorney Jon Scott before pretrial motions on Tuesday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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