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Snow causes school delays in Monroe, Sultan, Index

Snow and slick roads delayed classes by two hours this morning in the Monroe, Sultan and Index school districts. The National Weather Service in Seattle… Continue reading

Mudslides don’t mean a holiday for Sound Transit staff

The record for number of Sounder commuter rail trips canceled by mudslides in a winter season has already been shattered by more than double, and… Continue reading

Terrace closes golf course but has plans for park there

There will be no more rounds of golf played at Ballinger Lake. Instead, the water-logged course will be transformed into “a waterfront… Continue reading

Learn basics of wildlife stewardship

A free, new class this spring aims to teach people the basics of providing food, water, cover and habitat for wildlife to raise… Continue reading

Sustainable lifestyle teachers sought

Anybody who’s interested in becoming a volunteer who teaches people about adopting a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle is welcome to join a class hosted by… Continue reading

Front Porch: Learn about county wildlife projects Friday in Everett

Wildlife project talk: Discover wildlife projects that Snohomish County Public Works is doing. Learn about bats and dippers on bridges, amphibian monitoring in mitigation sites… Continue reading

Last Seahawks road playoff win was Easley’s highlight

Dec. 31, 1983. More than 29 years ago. That’s the date of the Seattle Seahawks’ last victory in a road playoff game. Since then there… Continue reading

Oak Harbor man struck by truck dies

An Oak Harbor man died Wednesday night after being struck by a truck along Highway 20 north of town. Jesus M. Herrera,… Continue reading

Front Porch: Burn ban lifted for Snohomish County

Burn ban lifted The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lifting the Stage 1 air quality burn bans for Snohomish and Pierce counties. The burn… Continue reading

Scott Murphy appointed to Everett City Council seat

The City Council appointed Scott Murphy on Wednesday to the vacancy left by their freshly retired colleague, former City Councilman Arlan Hatloe. Murphy,… Continue reading

Dome at Port of Everett gets a good scrub

The Port of Everett dome is getting a good cleaning. On Wednesday morning, a four-person crew from SparkleWash of Puget Sound began washing… Continue reading

Everett police identify suspect in two robberies

Detectives believe they’ve identified a suspect in at least two espresso stand robberies in north Everett in December. The robberies were reported Dec.… Continue reading

Eyman’s latest would also aid other initiative drives

The kingpin of Washington initiatives is out to defend and expand the political realm he rules. And give residents help in unplugging red-light cameras as… Continue reading

Around the County

“Pachanga,” “Moving for a Better Balance” and “Crossfit… Continue reading

Front Porch: Swedish/Edmonds welcomes its first baby of 2013

The start of a new year brings many new things, including new life. Swedish/Edmonds welcomed its first New Year’s baby Jan. 1 at 4:32 a.m.… Continue reading

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections’ Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department… Continue reading

Investigation of drugs, guns leads to 5 arrests in Monroe

Five people were arrested in Monroe on Friday as part of a lengthy investigation into drugs and stolen guns. Monroe police and federal… Continue reading

Police warn of luring suspect in Granite Falls

Officials in Granite Falls are warning parents about a strange man who reportedly approached a high-school girl earlier this week. The girl… Continue reading

At least 4 suspected in Bothell beating, robbery

Police believe at least four people were seeking drugs and cash when they beat and robbed two men at a Bothell hotel early… Continue reading