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.

Truck-building company fined over unpermitted work in Maltby

A truck-building company agreed this week to pay Snohomish County $1,500 in fines over grading work that a contractor performed without permits at… Continue reading

County sues over construction that violated ‘stop’ order

Snohomish County has taken the unusual step of suing to stop work at the site of a planned truck factory where code officials… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Former owner will live on land that’s set to become a park

Marge Curtis looks out over a gorgeous expanse of grassy land, a horse farm that slopes down to Highway 9. The place known as Carousel… Continue reading

911 calls released in fatal altercation between police, man

Newly released audio recordings document Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies urgently calling for help before the death of a man who appeared to be… Continue reading

Woodinville, neighbors try to block sale of Wellington Hills

Tranquil green hills surrounded by trees give no hint of the rancorous politics or the expensive legal fight over this patch of ground.… Continue reading