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Dean Echelbarger, longtime business and civic leader in south Snohomish County, died Aug. 14 at age 95.

Dean Echelbarger: A head for business, a heart for community

With deep roots in south Snohomish County, he was a prime mover behind the area’s growth.

 

No promises: New money, rules complicate teacher bargaining

School could be delayed as negotiations intensify in nearly every district in Snohomish County.

 

Teens who serve honored with Kiwanis scholarships

The record-breaking $24,000 in awards went to 11 Edmonds School District seniors.

 

Chief for a Day Luca Keogh,7, is sworn in as chief of Lynnwood police during a city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. It’s Lynnwood’s first time doing this. Keogh has been diagnosed with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, slit ventricle syndrome, chiari malformation, and tethered cord syndrome. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Go behind the badge with Lynnwood’s new police chief, age 7

Luca Keogh has undergone 17 brain surgeries. Now, he’s the first Chief for a Day in the city.

Chief for a Day Luca Keogh,7, is sworn in as chief of Lynnwood police during a city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. It’s Lynnwood’s first time doing this. Keogh has been diagnosed with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, slit ventricle syndrome, chiari malformation, and tethered cord syndrome. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Isaak Whitworth, left, spins a kick at Sung Ho Park, 18, during sparing at NW Black Belt Taekwondo on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Local taekwondo competitors fare well at national events

In July, 19-year-old Isaak Whitworth won his first taekwondo national championship after devoting much of his young life to the study of the… Continue reading

Isaak Whitworth, left, spins a kick at Sung Ho Park, 18, during sparing at NW Black Belt Taekwondo on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A is for opioid antidote, in new abbreviated first aid class

Firefighters in south Snohomish County designed the course. The first mass training was Friday.

Ballot measures: Marysville sales tax passing for new jail

Tuesday results also showed numerous fire district levies were passing — though not all.

A guide to area colleges and universities

Snohomish County is home to more than 15 institutions of higher education.

New EdCC president is exploring the college’s future role

Says Amit Singh: “It takes time to transform a college. This is a place I want to stay a long time.”

Newest EdCC student trustee is a driven leader, volunteer

She was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve through June 2019.

Lynnwood Police wrap up second annual youth camp

The middle-schoolers learned what it’s like to be a police officer and developed leadership skills.

Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Demo removes eyesores from future light rail path

By toppling Lynnwood commercial buildings, Sound Transit clears the way for line from Northgate.

Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Missing EdCC student found safe by family in Lynnwood

Police consider the case closed and thanked everyone who helped with the search.

New transit bus stops open near Glacier Peak High School

Residents have requested the stops for more than two years since Route 109 service began in 2016.

Ukrainians hacked restaurants in Lynnwood and Everett

A cybercrime group stole more than 15 million customer records from across the U.S.

Ex-worker accused of torching Lynnwood biz with people inside

The Bellevue man smelled of gasoline and had singed hair on his arms when caught, records show.

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He’s set on a future in aerospace

Mountlake Terrace grad Josh Ignacio heading for UW engineering school

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Man arrested after fires at two Lynnwood businesses

He was booked for investigation of two counts of first-degree arson. No injuries were reported.

Fleeing suspect tells cops they ‘did a great job’ catching him

The two-mile chase took deputies through the dark streets, woods and thorny bushes of Everett.

Lynnwood ponders tiny houses for homeless college students

Officials say they are watching Seattle with “a desire not to replicate what they are doing.”