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4 years in prison for driver who killed Snohomish motorcyclist
Aaron Blanchard’s sentence was well above state sentencing guidelines. The crash killed Brandon Elias in 2019.
Around Snohomish County, students walk out to protest ‘rape culture’
Recent and past incidents sparked high school walkouts this fall in Everett, Lake Stevens and Snohomish.
Bonuses, discontent bring wave of Seattle cops to Snohomish County
Everett increased incentives up to $30,000 for “lateral” hires — officers with policing experience — on Wednesday.
Man shot in Lake Stevens in apparent road-rage incident
Two men in their 60s got into an argument at a Safeway fuel station. The shooter turned himself in.
Meet market: Speed dating at Meatheads in Lake Stevens
Singles have five minutes to see if there’s a spark during two old-school face-to-face dating events.
Driver hits pedestrian on U.S. 2 trestle near Lake Stevens
The man, 56, was walking westbound near the Highway 204 interchange when he tried to cross the lanes.
Lake Stevens councilmember says he profited off Costco deal
Until now, Marcus Tageant would not confirm his role in the multimillion-dollar sale of acreage that is soon to be a Costco.
Some Lake Stevens homeowners now must buy flood insurance
Updated FEMA maps show some lakeside homes now sit in a designated flood hazard area, due to a warming climate.
Can roundabouts, lower speed limit make 84th Street NE safer?
Maybe, but transportation and disability advocates want design features to make crossing safe.
Revisionist turkey talk: Kindergartners explain Thanksgiving
These Lake Stevens kids have holiday wisdom to impart, including what they’re grateful for — friends, family and paper swords.
Steve Hobbs sworn in as Washington’s 16th secretary of state
The state senator from Lake Stevens is the first Democrat to hold the position in 56 years.
Lake Stevens city employee gets protection order against boss
Meanwhile, the worker and the public works director both are under investigation, apparently for workplace behavior.
Sen. Steve Hobbs of Lake Stevens named secretary of state
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday appointed the Snohomish County Democrat to succeed departing Republican Kim Wyman.
‘A sharp kick in the wallet’: Lake Stevens to pay safety fines
The city initially appealed many alleged workplace violations. Mayor Brett Gailey pledged to do better.
Apple-splitting TikTok lands Everett teacher on ‘Ellen’ show
Sean Reich teaches students, staff and Ellen DeGeneres how to halve apples with bare hands.
Costco has broken ground, but Lake Stevens group sues again
This time, Livable Lake Stevens is taking Costco to federal court, alleging violations of the Clean Water Act.
Strong resumes, strong views in Lake Stevens School Board races
As elsewhere, the contests feature candidates clashing on curriculum, spending and COVID-19 mandates.
Bus-riding gunman guilty of manslaughter in Everett slaying
Alejandro Meza, of Lake Stevens, got into a fight with Gene Peterson on a Community Transit bus in March.
In growing Lake Stevens, controversy frames council races
The city is booming with development. Now four incumbents look to fend off challengers.
State reduces penalty for Lake Stevens safety violations
On appeal, Labor and Industries reduced a $19,800 penalty regarding public works employee safety by $3,600.