Mill Creek

Gardener finds a ‘slice of serenity’ in his Martha Lake yard

Tom Astrof’s “happy place” is one of six gardens featured on the Mill Creek Garden Tour on June 22.

 

The Farm at Mill Creek would build out more than 350 apartments, office space and other features along 132nd Street SE on between Seattle Hill Road and 35th Avenue SE. The Mill Creek City Council approved a development agreement with Vintage Housing for the project on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Vintage Housing)

Mill Creek affordable housing complex gets another approval

Crews could start clearing, grading within weeks for the 354-apartment development known as The Farm.

 

Transformed teacher writes self-help book she wishes she had

Plagued by health problems and stress, Jackson High School’s Lesley Moffat needed to change.

 

Man reportedly flashes gun outside Safeway, then gets shot

Mill Creek police say the confrontation may have begun as a complaint about driving.

Judge lowers bail for suspect in 1972 killing to $750,000

But there are stricter release conditions for Terrence Miller, who is accused of killing Jody Loomis.

Michael Powell, whose skeletal remains were found buried in the backyard of a Bothell-area home May 22. He’s been missing since the early 1990s. 20190530

Person of interest found after homicide unearthed in Bothell

Rick Nelson contacted detectives, who wanted to talk about a man’s body buried in a yard near Bothell.

Michael Powell, whose skeletal remains were found buried in the backyard of a Bothell-area home May 22. He’s been missing since the early 1990s. 20190530

This Mill Creek bartender thrives when the place is slammed

Jessie Meyers feels a rush of accomplishment when she makes everyone happy.

Meet your new Everett School District superintendent

After a marathon of interviews, the school board picked Ian Saltzman. He comes from Florida.

Could Seattle light rail tunnels delay the Link to Everett?

Snohomish County leaders aren’t sold on plans to study underground routes to West Seattle and Ballard.

After year of debate, Everett has new high school boundaries

Board members unanimously approved the changes, which take effect in 2020, starting with freshmen.

Tough decisions: Everett School Board weighs boundary changes

The district has heard from concerned families as it tries to address overcrowded high schools.

South County Fire commissioner Richard Schrock, 74, dies

Schrock played key roles in merging fire- and police-related agencies. “He left an imprint.”

As dad faces terminal cancer, gift lets family keep its home

The Comfort family had no idea they’d receive a $10,000 check at a benefit dance recital.

First Snohomish County measles case is Bothell-area student

Officials listed places the contagious teen visited. He is among five new cases statewide.

Mill Creek father and son teaming up to build a hydroplane

Peter Olesen, a freshman at Jackson High School, will race the boat this summer.

David Zinman, 88, of Mill Creek, wrote a story called “A Ten-Cent Plaque” about a dime-store gift he gave to his mom, Florence, on Mother’s Day when he was a boy. He found it in a drawer along with her valuables many years later. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He spent a dime on Mom and feels her love 78 years later

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

David Zinman, 88, of Mill Creek, wrote a story called “A Ten-Cent Plaque” about a dime-store gift he gave to his mom, Florence, on Mother’s Day when he was a boy. He found it in a drawer along with her valuables many years later. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Kapow! Free Comic Book Day will wreak joy for geeks and kids

Shops are ready for onslaught of fans seeking freebies. “It is the Super Bowl of comic books.”

Woman injured, 5 displaced by apartment fire near Mill Creek

South County Fire and Snohomish County Fire District 7 crews had it under control in about 10 minutes.

Yard sale season kicks into gear — ‘Take our junk, please’

Elvis albums, fish flip-flops, biker chaps are among finds in Mukilteo. Marie Kondo will never know.

Michael Ciaravino talks during a Newburgh City Council meeting in 2018. (Kelly Marsh/Times Herald-Record)

Mill Creek signs contract with new city manager

The city is trying to move on after severing ties with Rebecca Polizzotto last fall.

Michael Ciaravino talks during a Newburgh City Council meeting in 2018. (Kelly Marsh/Times Herald-Record)