Mill Creek

Mill Creek’s new mayor breaks silence over city manager

The City Council said Michael Ciaravino is meeting expectations, but some areas need improvement.

 

48 years after Jody Loomis was killed, a trial draws near

Defendant Terrence Miller’s lawyers asked to delay the murder trial beyond October. A judge denied the motion.

 

‘I know what hunger is,’ so at age 86 she’s a food bank donor

Mill Creek workers helped deliver her big donation. Experts see a critical need for food assistance.

 

County asks: What should housing look like near light rail?

Snohomish County wants public input on housing types in the areas around light rail stations.

Mill Creek city employees’ union calls for top official’s ouster

They cite City Manager Michael Ciaravino’s decision to lay off longtime staffers instead of instituting furloughs.

Mill Creek mayor resigns mid-term, citing personal reasons

Pam Pruitt, a figure in city politics since the 80s, stepped down Monday with little formal notice.

Mill Creek finance director steps down for ‘personal reasons’

This fall, the city will confront pandemic-fueled budget issues without Jeff Balentine.

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Incumbent PUD Commissioner Sid Logan will likely face Rob Toyer for a spot on the utility board.

Four vie for county council district 4 post

The seat represents Mill Creek, part of Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and unincorporated parts of the county.

In Mill Creek, more drama at City Hall — and a budget crisis

The city manager is under fire for hiring friends, laying off long-timers and soaring legal bills.

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

Democrats Anne Anderson and April Berg, and Republican Mark James, are vying to serve the 44th District.

Swoosh-Bam-Pow! COVID villain can’t stop Free Comic Book fun

The popular annual free comic day blockbuster was reworked by the pandemic to last all summer.

Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Development sites have requirements. Paving season is underway in unincorporated Snohomish County.

Man charged for trying to murder ex in alleged attack

William Pool allegedly tried drowning a woman in a puddle in Mill Creek. She stabbed him to stop it.

Kenmore woman reportedly shot in knee near Mill Creek

A passing driver took the victim and her boyfriend to Swedish Mill Creek Hospital.

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2

Eaters will find tables at least six feet apart, sneeze guards, and servers wearing face masks.

Need some scratch? Pig out on $5 bacon-scented lottery tix

“Bring Home the Bacon” has a cute cartoon pig and porky smell. Top prize in the state game is $50,000.

Man stabbed by ex-girlfriend he allegedly tried to drown

Mill Creek police found the woman injured and soaking wet. She had nearly been killed, she said.

Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week

Inslee modified Phase 1 requirements June 9, allowing some lap pools to reopen with restrictions.

Waxes and haircuts: Getting pretty involves new rules

Salons are busy styling and removing hair in Phase 2. But no more wine or magazines for clients.

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