Local news

Work expected to close Ebey Slough bridge over weekend

Unless it’s raining hard, the Highway 529 bridge into Marysville is set to close tonight and is scheduled to remain closed through the… Continue reading

Playing down ‘senior’ in ‘senior center’ for boomers

Boomers and Bingo don’t necessarily mix. Senior centers have a new mission. They want to attract people raised on The Beatles, Bob Dylan and that… Continue reading

Lynnwood lawyer fighting claims of forgery, theft

A longtime Lynnwood lawyer is facing possible disbarment over allegations that he forged a client’s signature and kept money the woman was owed… Continue reading

Stand owner knew bikini barista was 16, police say

An Everett bikini coffee stand owner who was arrested for investigation of sexual exploitation of a minor allegedly knew one of his employees… Continue reading

Light pole keeps runaway dump truck off Highway 99

A dump truck that slammed into a light pole near Lynnwood and snarled traffic Wednesday had no driver behind the steering wheel, officials… Continue reading

Around Snohomish County

Everett: Climb by firefighters Everett is sending 19 firefighters to the annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb on Sunday at the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle. The… Continue reading

State lawmakers plan town hall meetings

Several lawmakers are planning town hall sessions as the legislative session continues this spring. Rep. Hans Dunshee plans to host two town hall meetings on… Continue reading

Front Porch: Spring ahead; time to check, change fire alarm batteries

Check smoke alarms As the time change approaches on Sunday, the state Fire Marshal’s Office reminds people to change the batteries in their smoke alarms.… Continue reading

Community Transit plan shows growth in revenue, riders

Community Transit approved a new six-year plan Thursday that forecasts a modest growth in revenue without adding any substantial service. It also projects a large… Continue reading

Two arrested after break-in at Arlington post office

Police and U.S. postal inspectors are investigating two men in connection with a Thursday night break-in at the U.S. Post Office. It was… Continue reading

Front Porch: Chamber orchestra’s music of spring

Music of spring Pacifica Chamber Orchestra presents its spring concert of selections, including Petite Symphonie, No.4 and No.5 by Milhaud, Pan Suite for 10 Winds… Continue reading

Stanwood Lutheran church place of good works, gospel

Tracy Ulrich believes that “God is in the house” at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. She knows this, Ulrich said, because the congregation’s overseas… Continue reading

Faith Calendar

EVENTS Prayer breakfast: Retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna is scheduled to speak at the annual Snohomish County prayer breakfast sponsored by the YMCA of Snohomish… Continue reading

Roll Call: Legislature

Legislature @List subhead:SENATE Senate Bill 5328, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5328: Creating a school grading system based on the accountability index. Passed the Senate on… Continue reading

More dentists converting to digital records

The technology revolution that has changed so many things in our lives, including the ways we communicate, bank and pay for our groceries, has come… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre’s future in jeopardy

The online fundraiser for the Olympic Theatre didn’t go as well as organizers hoped. The future of the 74-year-old, single-screen movie theater in… Continue reading

Warrant issued for blind rapper

A blind rapper accused of lopping off a woman’s hair during a roadside heist is reportedly on the lam and wanted on a… Continue reading

Index-Galena Road topic of open house

For those waiting for the opening of Index-Galena Road in Index, the planning is about 60 percent complete (after HOW MANY YEARS)? You’re invited to… Continue reading

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1963) A wind-whipped fire raced through the Cedarcrest Golf Course clubhouse in Marysville before dawn, destroying the building and badly damaging the… Continue reading

Monroe house fire leaves four without home

A Monroe-area family of four was displaced Monday after a fire at their home. The fire was reported about 4:30 p.m. in the… Continue reading