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.


Lynnwood basketball player perseveres despite MS diagnosis

MS, a torn ACL and a broken wrist couldn’t keep Kia Crawford from her goal of playing in college.


Light rail loses some bells and whistles as it inches north

To cut costs, it will look less pretty and have smaller parking stalls as it enters Snohomish County.


Students mourn after a suicide and an apparent natural death

With graduation Friday, Lynnwood High School is trying to grieve and celebrate all at once.

Catholic school knits scarves to help keep homeless warm

During the school year, teacher Patti Melton volunteers to lead a knitting group for families and students at St. Thomas More Parish School in Lynnwood.… Continue reading

Deaths of two Lynnwood High School students stun community

An 11th grader took his own life Saturday, and a senior died Monday, the Edmonds School District said.

Naturalist taking inventory of Snohomish County butterflies

David Droppers, of Lynnwood, is documenting the species along popular Mountain Loop Highway trails.

Mysa Tran, 29, bought Riverview Market & Cafe in 2016 and added a menu with American and Asian cuisine to expand the customer base. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Med school’s got nothing on this tiny market in Lowell

Tucked into a cozy enclave of Everett, the Riverview offers customers their “own little paradise.”

Mysa Tran, 29, bought Riverview Market & Cafe in 2016 and added a menu with American and Asian cuisine to expand the customer base. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

18-story building will house Lynnwood’s next generation

The high-rise is “as far from single-family residences as we can possibly get in the city.”

Black bear captured in Mukilteo near Kamiak High School

Fish & Wildlife officers used a Karelian bear dog to help track the bear into a tree.

2 new parks meld natural surroundings with manmade structures

At one, felled logs surround the play area with swings and a slide, plus views of woods and wetlands.

Sherwood Community Services lauds lawmaker for advocacy work

Lake Stevens-based nonprofit Sherwood Community Services on May 19 honored state Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Shoreline, whose district includes Lynnwood and other portions of south Snohomish… Continue reading

A dozen bear sightings this week — in Lynnwood and Mill Creek

The presence of a juvenile bear prompted the lockdown of an elementary school in Lynnwood on Friday.

“Retired” Marysville teacher still shows up at two schools

John Bloom spends several hours a week working with students on math and chess.

Snohomish County men indicted in $785K gift-card fraud

They are accused of using an algorithm to access the balances of Target gift cards.

Fire destroys abandoned house near Lynnwood

There were no injuries, South Snohomish Fire and Rescue reported.

Computer science teachers honored

Students in the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering can nominate Inspirational Teachers. This year’s nominees included Nathan Binz… Continue reading

Grant plants garden at College Place

College Place Elementary School was awarded a $2,000 Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant to begin building a garden and outdoor learning space this spring. In… Continue reading

Mukilteo community ‘devastated’ over Frognal Estates ruling

The county and the developer won an appeal by neighbors seeking to limit the proposed subdivision.