Mill Creek

Feds accuse ex-lawmaker of conducting digital coin scam

The SEC alleges Dave Schmidt and two others bilked $4 million from investors who bought them.


HoneyComb Salon owner Julia Barbee gives Don Zimmerman a haircut in her studio inside Sola Salon Studios on Friday in Mill Creek. On Monday, the state ordered all salons closed for at least two weeks. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

No more pretty hair or feet: COVID-19 closes beauty salons

Cosmetology in the time of coronavirus pandemic halted as non-essential services. No tattoos, either.


Founder of Lombardi’s restaurant started with a sandwich shop

Diane Symms plans to retire and let her daughter take the reins at the chain’s three establishments.


Mariner High School closure related to coronavirus death

It was the first death tied to COVID-19 in Snohomish County. Hundreds more cases may be undiagnosed.

State coronavirus death toll rises to 6; some schools close

Health officials announced four new deaths Monday, including a man from Snohomish County.

Mill Creek police chief may be on leave, but city won’t say

The city manager and other officials would not confirm the department head’s employment status.

After first US coronavirus death, two more confirmed cases

An infected Jackson High student, meanwhile, is doing well, but the school will be closed Monday.

Jackson High student, infected with coronavirus, ‘doing well’

The source of his infection is unknown. A King County woman who also has the virus traveled to South Korea.

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

New “Unsellable Houses” focuses on transforming modest Snohomish County homes into hot properties.

Family and dogs escape house fire in Mill Creek

The fire began in a truck, extended to the garage and second story, estimated at $300K in damage.

Best gift ever: Mail-order DNA test turns up a big sister

Kelly Howell, 53, of Mill Creek, was connected with her half-sibling in California by a 23andMe test.

The mystery of the man in the Mill Creek shed is solved

Found dead in 2015, his name was unknown. Exhaustive genealogy work restored an identity to Terry Deggs.

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

The North County Fire Authority was “cautiously optimistic” that their levy lift would pass.

Mill Creek police seek tips after attempted luring

A man reportedly asked, then demanded, that a Jackson High student get into his car early Thursday.

Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls

Kim Parker helps her students chill out with “sound baths” of soothing music.

Major work is coming to 180th Street SE between Highway 527 and 23rd Ave SE near Mill Creek. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Work next spring will tie up 180th Street SE near Mill Creek

The project is one of many planned to keep up with one of the fastest-growing parts of Snohomish County.

Major work is coming to 180th Street SE between Highway 527 and 23rd Ave SE near Mill Creek. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Trying again. Everett schools eye a $317M bond in 2020

It contains no money for a high school but would replace three of the district’s oldest elementaries.

Fired Mill Creek spokesperson seeks $500,000 in damages

In a legal claim, Joni Kirk contends her firing was retaliation, but the city denies that.

A year later, Mill Creek firefighter’s death linked to work

Erik Shouse was 40 when he died from cardiac arrest. Stressors at his job likely played a role.

His murder conviction was tossed out. Now he’s back on trial

Encarnacion Salas again claims he acted in self-defense in the death of Jesse Cardenas Lopez.