Mill Creek

Arnav Sood, senior ASB president at Henry M. Jackson High School, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Mill Creek, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arnav Sood pushed hard to include others, even in a pandemic

The Jackson High student body president led his peers through uncertain times.

 

Lake Stevens High School graduate Madelynn Coe will be attending Northeastern University and participating in a study abroad program in Greece her first semester. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Madelynn Coe spent senior year helping others learn online

The pandemic changed everything for the class of 2021. For one young woman, it was a time to give back.

 

Shinji Maeda steps out of his plane waving American and Japanese flags after completing his round-the-world tour that took him to 18 different countries on Friday, June 11, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 22,000 miles and 18 countries, he landed in Snohomish

Partially blind Japanese native Shinji Maeda came to the U.S. to become an aviator. Then he toured the world.

 

Zachary Madding, 28, right, is accused of holding down his girlfriend at a Mukilteo motel, to force Xanax down her throat and fentanyl into her nose. Police arrested him for investigation of attempted murder. (Caleb Hutton/The Herald)

‘Dark web’ heroin dealer from Mill Creek sentenced to 5 years

Zachary Madding eluded authorities until police found evidence in the hotel room where he attacked his ex-girlfriend.

Zachary Madding, 28, right, is accused of holding down his girlfriend at a Mukilteo motel, to force Xanax down her throat and fentanyl into her nose. Police arrested him for investigation of attempted murder. (Caleb Hutton/The Herald)
Martinez D. Mitchell (City of Mill Creek)

Mill Creek man sentenced for ‘street justice’ attack on child

Martinez D. Mitchell, 44, must serve five years in prison for third-degree assault.

Martinez D. Mitchell (City of Mill Creek)
Florence Zinman
(Submitted photo)

He spent a dime on Mom and feels her love 80 years later

David Zinman’s inexpensive Mother’s Day present to her became a priceless gift for him.

Florence Zinman
(Submitted photo)

Mill Creek man sentenced for near-drowning of ex-girlfriend

William Pool III was first charged with attempted murder. He pleaded guilty to second-degree assault.

Reed Baldwin (contributed photo)

500 donors create scholarship in Jackson grad’s memory

His family wants to support students who share Reed Baldwin’s passions for music and robotics. He died at 22.

Reed Baldwin (contributed photo)

Mill Creek has new drug law — it could be obsolete in days

The city council re-criminalized drug possession, while state lawmakers debate their own legislation.

Man identified in fatal Mill Creek crash

Ian Jensen, 32, died after a multi-vehicle accident Saturday on 35th Avenue SE.

Man died in Mill Creek crash, police investigating cause

It was described as a “near head-on collision.” Another person was also transported to a hospital.

Driver who died in Mill Creek crash identified

Reed Baldwin reportedly crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a Ford Explorer. He was 22.

Gunman suspected of shooting at 2 teens near Martha Lake

One teen had a minor gunshot injury. Deputies were searching the area for the suspect.

Barre3 owner Gina Drake leads an exercise class in the Red Barn at 5th Ave S and Maple Street on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Barre3 teaches a fitness trifecta for balance during COVID-19

The full-body workouts combine strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness to help you feel balanced.

Barre3 owner Gina Drake leads an exercise class in the Red Barn at 5th Ave S and Maple Street on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jeff Balentine

Former Mill Creek director rejects appointment to top role

Jeff Balentine declined the job for “personal reasons.” That’s all he can say under a city contract.

Jeff Balentine

Online heroin and meth dealer had a 4.94 rating, 1,650 sales

Todd Peterman-Dishion of Everett, let go by Boeing and addicted, turned to dark internet commerce.

Marshall Law Band's "Reel News" music video pays homage to "Anchorman." (James Gerde)

Will local band follow in Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer footsteps?

The Marshall Law Band are under consideration for the Pulitzer Prize for their album “12th & Pine.”

Marshall Law Band's "Reel News" music video pays homage to "Anchorman." (James Gerde)
Diane Symms, right, has been the owner and CEO of Lombardi's Italian Restaurants for more than three decades. Now in her 70s, she's slowly turning the reins over to her daughter, Kerri Lonergan-Dreke.Shot on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Frustrated restaurateur reflects on transformative pandemic

Lombardi’s owner Kerri Lonergan-Dreke is unhappy with government but is coping with the changes COVID brought.

Diane Symms, right, has been the owner and CEO of Lombardi's Italian Restaurants for more than three decades. Now in her 70s, she's slowly turning the reins over to her daughter, Kerri Lonergan-Dreke.Shot on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash. Health officials said Tuesday that the man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to the Wuhan area, where the outbreak began. The man, identified only as a Snohomish County resident is in his 30s, was not considered a threat to medical staff or the public, health officials said. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald via AP)

Providence gave special vaccine access to donors, volunteers

The Everett hospital has apologized for sending vaccination invites to more than 200 big-money donors.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash. Health officials said Tuesday that the man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to the Wuhan area, where the outbreak began. The man, identified only as a Snohomish County resident is in his 30s, was not considered a threat to medical staff or the public, health officials said. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald via AP)
Jeff Balentine (City of Mill Creek)

Former Mill Creek finance director offered new role

Jeff Balentine has been assigned deputy city manager and internal auditor. The position was created last month.

Jeff Balentine (City of Mill Creek)
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