Mill Creek

WWII veteran Russ Hupe shows off a display of his honors earned during his years in the armed forces Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at his home at Cogir Senior Living in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Mill Creek WWII veteran Russ Hupe stays on the front lines

Hupe, 101, was grand marshal in the city’s Veterans Day parade. It’s just the latest story in a long life full of them.

 

Stan White on Oct. 27, in Mill Creek. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Acting Mill Creek police chief appointed to top job

Stan White hopes to bring stability back to a city that has seen ample turnover at police chief. He’s worked there since 2003.

 

Mill Creek police chief finalist Shawn Boyle on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Meet the 3 candidates for Mill Creek’s next police chief

A decision will be made early next week. It’s between the city’s acting chief, a chief from Alaska and a Yakima police captain.

 

Construction continues for the Orange Line at McCollum Park and Ride on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Eye-catching work at McCollum Park is for Swift Orange buses

Readers wondered about the park and ride near Everett after seeing parking spaces broken up and trees cut down.

Construction continues for the Orange Line at McCollum Park and Ride on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The sign at Swedish Edmonds. (Herald file)

New deal gives Swedish nurses, health care workers a big boost in pay

The health care provider and SEIU 1199NW agreed to raises totaling at least 21.5% in the next three years

The sign at Swedish Edmonds. (Herald file)
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2 shot west of Mill Creek; no arrests made

The sheriff’s office reported “this does not appear to be a random attack.” The wounded men were expected to recover.

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Yellow arrow left turns scrapped at Dumas Road in Mill Creek

Collision data showed drivers weren’t yielding to oncoming traffic, so the state changed the highway intersection signal.

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Sean Paddock selected as Mill Creek’s newest council member

Paddock succeeds Mark Bond, who departed in June following 18 years on the City Council.

Sean Paddock (City of Mill Creek)
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Vigil for slain Mill Creek photo studio owner set for Sunday

Irah Sok, 36, died in a suspected home invasion last week. Detectives renewed a request for tips Wednesday.

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Alleged south Everett robbery leads to car chase, crash in Seattle

Deputies pursued a suspect from south of Everett to north Seattle early Monday morning.

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Alabama “'Bama” Nightmare holds her clipboard while sitting for a portrait Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in Everett, Washington. Nightmare is running to be the Democratic candidate for Precinct Committee Officer in her precinct. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

In this electoral corner, it’s Alabama “’Bama” Nightmare vs. Jack Lockhart

Precinct Committee Officers are grassroots party races at the bottom of the ballot, maybe. The storylines are no less interesting.

Alabama “'Bama” Nightmare holds her clipboard while sitting for a portrait Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in Everett, Washington. Nightmare is running to be the Democratic candidate for Precinct Committee Officer in her precinct. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Peoples Bank is hiding 500 green plastic pigs with $20 for people to find and keep. (Submitted photo)

Pig out! 500 piggy banks stuffed with $20 are on the loose

Find it and spend it. The treasure hunt promotion by Peoples Bank wants people to use it locally.

Peoples Bank is hiding 500 green plastic pigs with $20 for people to find and keep. (Submitted photo)
April Berg

Berg: Confrontation with campaign worker was racial, not political

A campaign field director, who is Black, videotaped as a white man told him to leave neighborhood: “I don’t want you here.”

April Berg
A quilt titled “Wheel of Fortune” hangs on the fence at one of the Mukilteo garden-quilt tour homes on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Garden tours are blooming in Mukilteo, Edmonds and Mill Creek

The July tours feature quilts, artists and musicians in addition to pretty plants galore.

A quilt titled “Wheel of Fortune” hangs on the fence at one of the Mukilteo garden-quilt tour homes on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mill Creek City Councilmember Mark Bond

Want to serve on Mill Creek City Council? There’s an opening

Mark Bond, who served on the council for 18 years, left in June. Those wishing to succeed him have until Aug. 19 to apply.

Mill Creek City Councilmember Mark Bond
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Police: Two people of interest in Mill Creek homicide

Mill Creek police haven’t made any arrests in the killing of Nathaniel Grimmett, 43, over a month ago.

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Beth Larsen, an environmental planner with Snohomish County, opens the gates at a new protected habitat area on Thursday, July 7, 2022, south of Mill Creek. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Wildlife finds a new home at mitigation site near Mill Creek

Public works crews planted trees and piled up “woody debris” to mimic nature. It’s to make up for environmental impacts.

Beth Larsen, an environmental planner with Snohomish County, opens the gates at a new protected habitat area on Thursday, July 7, 2022, south of Mill Creek. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Slain Cashmere man identified in Mill Creek homicide

Nathaniel Grimmett, 43, was found shot Monday at the Hawthorne Apartments. He died at the scene.

1 dead in Mill Creek apartment shooting

Police found a person shot dead Monday morning, in what appeared to be a homicide. No arrests had been made.

A vehicle turns left, westbound on 35th Ave SE from Seattle Hill Rd in Mill Creek, Washington on June 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Crash history limits left turns at Mill Creek traffic signal

Drivers on 35th Avenue SE hoping to turn left onto Seattle Hill Road have different phasing if they’re going east or west.

A vehicle turns left, westbound on 35th Ave SE from Seattle Hill Rd in Mill Creek, Washington on June 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)