Railroad crossing near Woodinville to get upgrades

The county once planned to develop a park with ball fields, but backed off after the locals resisted.


Steps leading to an empty lot are the remains of arson 10 years ago. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Once a crime scene, Street of Dreams to feature luxury homes

The goal is to attract buyers fleeing the congestion and high real estate prices on the Eastside.


Body near Maltby was missing Kenmore mother; it was homicide

Jamie Haggard went missing two years ago. The medical examiner confirmed her identity this week.


On 522, the only thing slower than cars and fish is money

A lawmaker says bottlenecks and habitat-blocking culverts are not getting solved any time soon.

Kristen Forster (left); Mary Rupert (center) and Pat Walster (right) sort strawberries in preparation for that week’s distribution day. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Maltby Food Bank celebrates its 25th year

“A very caring community” keeps it open — and its shelves full.

Kristen Forster (left); Mary Rupert (center) and Pat Walster (right) sort strawberries in preparation for that week’s distribution day. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Maltby warehouse envisioned as a soil-less marijuana grow op

The operation would be one of the largest indoor cannabis farms in Snohomish County.

Overnight work could slow traffic on Highway 522 this summer

Two weekend closures in late July and early August will mean a 24-mile detour for eastbound drivers.

‘Savage and senseless killing’: Throat-slasher gets 32½ years

John Kuljis Jr. killed Barbara Decker, 78, and severely injured her daughter, Janine Shaffer, 62.

Second northbound lane coming to Highway 9 near Snohomish

Part of Highway 9 will be widened and restriped to add a lane in the Clearview area.

County moves to address the Maltby area’s crazy-quilt zoning

There will be a committee and a study for an area where residential and commercial worlds collide.

County Council is taking its business to Maltby

The town is the third meeting site the council has scheduled this year outside Everett.

Cops get big thanks for finding stolen big rig

The owner of a stolen Hitachi excavator used two billboards to praise police for recovering his machine.

Bond for new elementary school near Maltby on February ballot

The proposal will be part of a three-proposition ballot package that includes operations and technology levies.

County settles lawsuit over water-quality issues

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance had alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.

Wellington Hills property sold to Northshore School District

The county once planned to develop a regional park there.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Church takes a quiet, contemplative approach to worship

Alternative services at First Congregational Church of Maltby offer “a good deal of silence.”

Real estate and development pros jump in to help Farmer Frog

It’s a nonprofit that gets children involved in growing their own food on small urban farms.

It takes a gripe to get the attention of code enforcers

Four officers are investigating hundreds of cases each in Snohomish County’s unincorporated areas.

Mill Creek motorcyclist seriously injured in Highway 9 crash

The rider, 31, lost control as he headed north at the intersection with 216th Street SE.