Lake Stevens

State DECA winners qualify for international competition

The DECA State Career Development Conference was held March 1-3 in Bellevue. Several local students finished in top spots and qualify to join nearly 19,000… Continue reading

Police quietly disarming gun owners who appear dangerous

Officers in Everett, Marysville, Monroe and elsewhere have gone to court to remove guns from homes.

2 recent deaths ruled suicides

A woman was found drowned and a man was found dead in a car crash.

Students serve in Olympia as pages, sponsored by Lovick

Local youth recently served as pages at the state capitol in Olympia. Isaac Yi is a student at Heatherwood Middle School in Mill Creek. He… Continue reading

Woman’s body found in water near shore at Sunset Cove Park

An official said there’s no evidence of foul play or anything suspicious at this time.

Lacie Marsh-Carroll stirs wax before pouring candles in her garage at her home in Lake Stevens on March 17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This Lake Stevens candlemaker waxes profane

Her products are dripping sarcasm. “Have a friend going through a divorce? I have a candle for that.”

Lacie Marsh-Carroll stirs wax before pouring candles in her garage at her home in Lake Stevens on March 17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Planning started on new home for Lake Stevens police

The goal is to start construction early next year on a 18,000-square-foot police station.

2 churches merge under 1 roof

Sanctuary Covenant is now Hope Covenant and is located in Everett.

Costco is considering building store in Lake Stevens

The Issaquah-based chain is doing due diligence on the property, which is mostly owned by the city.

Families feel betrayed after wrongful death bill falls short

Rejection of proposed changes in the law angered and shocked parents who lost adult children.

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out

Many districts are supportive of Wednesday’s planned protest over the Florida school shooting.

It’s Lochsloy vs. the river, and the neighborhood is losing

Landowners don’t know where to turn to stop relentless erosion by the Pilchuck River.

Ba-boom to ahhh … Trestle to be repaved this summer

The westbound span has shown significant wear and tear since it was last repaved in 2002.

Lake Stevens pays former police commander $400,000

The settlement ends Dennis Taylor’s lawsuit against a former mayor and a former city administrator.

Rules are rules: No additions to make it harder to break them

You just can’t cut straight across Highway 9’s four lanes onto South Lake Stevens Road.

Taming the traffic-troubled U.S. 2 trestle

A report due in June will sort out what city, county and state officials think are the best options.

Water to be shut off for some homes, districts next week

The pipe closing will affect mainly the Snohomish and Monroe areas.