Lake Stevens

A mother hands her child a strawberry as families with children and teens eat at the Summer Free Lunch Program in the cafeteria at Sunnycrest Elementary on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. This is the seventh summer of free lunches in Lake Stevens and the second at Sunnycrest.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A mother hands her child a strawberry as families with children and teens eat at the Summer Free Lunch Program in the cafeteria at Sunnycrest Elementary on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. This is the seventh summer of free lunches in Lake Stevens and the second at Sunnycrest.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
James Stickney, left, and Kenny Barr warm up before long distance boomerang throwing at Lake Stevens Community Park on Friday, June 22, 2018. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens hosts nation’s top boomerang throwers

The U.S. Boomerang National Championships take place at Lake Stevens Community Park this weekend.

James Stickney, left, and Kenny Barr warm up before long distance boomerang throwing at Lake Stevens Community Park on Friday, June 22, 2018. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

US 2 trestle work postponed a 3rd time due to forecast rain

It must be perfectly dry when repaving material is applied. They will try again next weekend.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Window falls are almost as predictable as summer

A Snohomish County group has advice on letting a cool breeze in while keeping kids safe.

Kate Hitter holds her youngest daughter, Scarlett under a third story window at their Lake Stevens home on April 1, 2017. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Lake Stevens, Wa. While moving in, Scarlett fell through a screened window and landed on the concrete patio 30 feet below. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Detectives acquire rare knife for tests in 2013 murder case

Someone responded to a public request to borrow a knife like that used in a woman’s stabbing death.

Video leads to arrests in Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club arson

“There goes our baby,” one of two teenage boys allegedly said as they watched firefighters douse the flames.

Plan for closures on Highway 92

The work will result in a new 60-foot fish passage.

New road in Lake Stevens forces longtime business to move

Dr. Philip Ranheim’s medical office has been there since 1998.

Lake Stevens reprimands public works chief

The city ordered Eric Durpos to take training after complaints about angry workplace behavior.

Defense may argue insanity for Machias man accused of killing mother

Zachary Konicke’s father survived the 2016 attack, which involved knives and fire.

Lake Stevens club fire ruled arson; $10,000 reward offered

Police are seeking any information that could lead to suspects.

2 recent deaths ruled accidental

Both involved alcohol or drugs as well as hypothermia.

Construction is starting on improved Lake Stevens High School

Voters in 2016 approved a $116 million bond for the overhaul and a new elementary and preschool.

Portable toilets at Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club catch fire

Sprinklers inside a storage room kept the blaze from spreading.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish student overcame debilitating migraines to excel

At the homeschool program Academy Northwest, senior Jacob Nowlan finds himself thriving again.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

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Aquafest pageant names royalty

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Local DECA teens come back with wins at world conference

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