Mill Creek

Lynnwood Transit Center Light Rail Station under construction on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

How will light rail affect Snohomish County neighborhoods?

As Link stations crawl northward, officials are looking for input what housing to allow around them.

 

Man arrested after allegedly shooting at, fleeing deputies

A homeowner reportedly found the Lake Stevens man, 40, hiding in a garage and called 911.

 

Anti-mask rally again descends on Mill Creek

Dozens of people gathered near a grocery store on Main Street to protest the state’s restrictions.

 

Marshall Hugh fronts the Marshall Law Band. Photo by James Gerde

Local funk-hop band took it to the streets of Seattle

The Marshall Law Band’s performances during Black Lives Matter protests inspired their new album.

Marshall Hugh fronts the Marshall Law Band. Photo by James Gerde
Via video monitor, Terrence Miller, a retiree living in the Edmonds area, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder of Jody Loomis in 1972, during his arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Man convicted in 1972 murder died by suicide, autopsy shows

Hours before being found guilty, Terrence Miller died of a gunshot wound — the same cause of death for Jody Loomis.

Via video monitor, Terrence Miller, a retiree living in the Edmonds area, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder of Jody Loomis in 1972, during his arraignment at Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Terrence Miller listens to testimony during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Suspect in 1972 murder kills himself; jury finds him guilty

Terrence Miller, 78, apparently took his own life as jurors in his cold-case murder trial were reaching a verdict.

Terrence Miller listens to testimony during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Terrance Miller listens to testimony during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Defense challenges integrity of DNA evidence in 1972 murder

Jurors are deliberating the fate of Terrence Miller, 78, who is accused of killing Jody Loomis, then 20.

Terrance Miller listens to testimony during his trial at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The TikTok ‘Pumpkin Man’ of Lake Stevens dances to TV fame

After his pandemic layoff from Macy’s, Brett Kelly, 24, has been adding to his 1.4 million followers.

TikToker Brett Kelly, 24, whose Pumpkin man character TikTok video will be aired on the CBS show The Greatest #AtHome Videos on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jana Smith places her sister Jody Loomis' boot back into an evidence bag while testify on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Trial in Mill Creek murder tests memories of 48 years ago

Jody Loomis’ sister testified this week in the trial of a man accused of killing the 20-year-old in 1972.

Jana Smith places her sister Jody Loomis' boot back into an evidence bag while testify on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mark James (left) and April Berg.

Moderates may decide a million-dollar battle for state House

Democrat April Berg and Republican Mark James are dueling in the 44th, a political swing district.

Mark James (left) and April Berg.
John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.

Rep. Lovick and Mayor Kartak differ on almost every issue

Voters will know clearly their views on new taxes, sex ed law, pandemic response and police reform.

John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.
Terrence Miller watches as deputy prosecutor Craig Matheson makes the opening statements at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 in Everett, Washington. Miller is accused of the murder of Jody Loomis in 1972.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

DNA on a boot: Trial opens in 1972 killing of Jody Loomis

Terrence Miller, now 78, is accused in the shooting death of Loomis, who was 20 years old.

Terrence Miller watches as deputy prosecutor Craig Matheson makes the opening statements at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 in Everett, Washington. Miller is accused of the murder of Jody Loomis in 1972.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Ballot drop box in Mill Creek hit by truck

The box was damaged Friday. Ballots inside will be counted. Officials gave other dropoff options.

Two teens shot near Mill Creek, taken to hospitals

The males, 17 and 18, were in a vehicle when two males approached and got into an altercation.

Scott Eastman

Acting Mill Creek police chief’s layoff came with $24k payout

The city admitted no fault in its agreement with Scott Eastman, who wasn’t picked as permanent chief.

Scott Eastman
A suspect in a carjacking hangs almost 60 feet up in a tree after climbing it to avoid police on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 near Mill Creek, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After gunfire, Bothell carjacking suspect climbs a tree

He allegedly passed a trooper at 114 mph on a motorcycle, crashed, stole a car, fled gunshots and climbed 60 feet.

A suspect in a carjacking hangs almost 60 feet up in a tree after climbing it to avoid police on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 near Mill Creek, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Brenda Carrington (left) and Jared Mead

Mead faces Republican challenger in bid to keep council seat

Brenda Carrington hopes to unseat the appointed, Democratic Snohomish County councilman on Nov. 3.

Brenda Carrington (left) and Jared Mead
Scott Eastman

Mill Creek acting police chief laid off; new chief picked

Scott Eastman fell victim to budget cuts. Meanwhile, the city’s legal bills are estimated at $1.7 million for 2020.

Scott Eastman

Boeing engineer appointed to Mill Creek City Council

Benjamin Briles was sworn in last week after former Mayor Pam Pruitt resigned mid-term in August.

Human skeletal remains found Saturday near Mill Creek

Circumstances around the death are under investigation by the sheriff’s office Major Crimes Unit.

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