‘Major case’ status for fires

The arsons that destroyed the Street of Dreams near Echo Lake now are part of an FBI “major case” focusing on Northwest ecoterrorism… Continue reading

Burglary can’t dampen spirit of church’s espresso stand

The gleaming new espresso machine, coffee tamper and blender had barely been broken in. Sometime early Sunday, someone busted out the windows, cut… Continue reading

Community Transit will ask voters to extend service

A Community Transit proposal to extend its bus service to Cathcart, Clearview and Maltby is headed for the Nov. 4 ballot. The agency’s board of… Continue reading

Help shape rural Snohomish County’s future

What does rural mean? Does it mean quiet county roads with cows grazing in pastures? Does it mean families who control private land, without politicians… Continue reading

Massive pipe for Brightwater towed down Snohomish River

It looked like a nearly mile-long snake, slithering across the Snohomish River and Port Gardner on Wednesday afternoon. In reality, it was a… Continue reading

Water main break forces order to boil in south Snohomish County

Some south Snohomish County residents were advised to boil their tap water after a water main broke early Tuesday. The Cross Valley Water District repaired… Continue reading

Highway 9 crash blocks road, injures 1 person

A three-vehicle pileup blocked Highway 9 for about an hour in Maltby on Thursday afternoon. One person was hurt and taken to the… Continue reading

Bus service for Maltby and Clearview?

Brenda Tritt lives in Lake Stevens, works in Clearview and can’t take the bus to her job. It isn’t that Tritt, a waitress at the… Continue reading

Homes needed for teenage visitors from China

Denice MacKenzie is on a mission. By Friday, the Maltby woman needs to find 12 more host families for some of the 50… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Barbecue n World Famous Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum Annual Salmon Barbecue, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and July 20, Scenic Hill Park, 1610 Park Ave.,… Continue reading

Large fire destroys Maltby house

A blaze quickly destroyed a large two-story house Thursday afternoon near Echo Lake south of Monroe. Nobody was injured in the fire that… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Barbecues World Famous Kiwanis Club of Snohomish-Tillicum annual Salmon Barbecue, noon to 8 p.m. today, Scenic Hill Park, 1610 Park Ave., Blackmans Lake, Snohomish. $10,… Continue reading

One injured in pileup near Maltby

MALTBY – A three-vehicle pileup blocked Highway 9 in Maltby this afternoon. One person was hurt and taken to the hospital with injuries that weren’t… Continue reading

Faith and Spiritual Life: Outreach

Benefits Sanctuary Ministries offers a Community Closet with free clothing from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. Call… Continue reading

Food banks need help stocking shelves

Ways to Give, The Herald’s annual list of area charities, nonprofit agencies and service organizations that depend on the generosity of our readers, was originally… Continue reading

Cold Case: ‘There was no reason’ for death

Before and after June 29, 2001. That’s how Becky Von Rotz measures her life. “My life will always be before that date and… Continue reading

Nativity needs plenty of hay

When it comes to her acting troupe, director Jeanne Whitney has to be prepared for anything. She also must keep an ample supply… Continue reading


Everett Pearl Harbor ceremony Sunday Naval Station Everett will offer its annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday. It honors those members of the Armed… Continue reading

A year after arsonists hit Street of Dreams, ruins remain

All that’s left of Todd Lockie’s dream home are charred remains, the stench of smoke and crippling debt. The custom $2 million home… Continue reading

Outreach calendar

MEDITATION Free from Fear Meditation: a new series of classes presented by Kadampa Meditation Center. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays through March 30 at Anabel’s… Continue reading