Mill Creek

Peggy Olafson Curtis: She gave her daughter a new life

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Troublesome dams in Mill Creek fixed by the ‘beaver deceiver’

The city of Mill Creek hopes a simple device called a “beaver deceiver” can help keep 35th Avenue Southeast above water after… Continue reading

Lake Stevens holds off Jackson in pivotal Wesco 4A showdown

Sara Johnson complemented a masterful pitching performance with an equally impressive day at the plate. And the standout junior’s heroics were just… Continue reading

Jackson High senior has sights set on global justice

Micaiah Anderson, 18, leads the Multi-Cultural Club at school and is planning on a career in international law. Question: What are your college plans? Answer:… Continue reading

Robotics teams return from world competition in Houston

The Arlington High School NeoBots Team 2903 was a subdivision winner in the FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, held April 19-22 in Houston. Their four-team alliance… Continue reading

Mill Creek’s Terra Kai Organics starts selling in Costco

A Mill Creek business that makes a juice drink mix made from organic fruits and vegetables announced Thursday it’s now selling its product on the… Continue reading

3 may be a crowd, but not at County Council’s night meetings

Voters decided last fall to bring Snohomish County government closer to the people. But the people, by and large, haven’t shown up. An… Continue reading

Garage sale season kicks off this weekend in Mukilteo

The weather can affect what happens in the soil, but not in the yard. A barrage of garage sale posters signal that community yard sales… Continue reading

Suspects, stolen car sought in Mill Creek robbery attempt

Police are asking for help finding five people who attempted to break into a gas station in Mill Creek early Monday. A… Continue reading

State launches $39M in local road projects with U.S. 2 paving

Eight miles of well-worn pavement on U.S. 2 between Sultan and Gold Bar will be resurfaced this summer. “It has been about 15 years since… Continue reading

Tech students advance

The Technology Students Association (TSA) State Conference was held March 16-18 in Yakima with over 900 competitors. Students and teams who ranked in the Top… Continue reading

Washington Achievement Award winners

The Washington Achievement Award is given each year to schools whose students perform well or show progress over time on state tests. Only schools that… Continue reading

Jackson teen serves as House page in Olympia

Daniel Davis, a student at Jackson High School, recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. He was sponsored by state… Continue reading

Preschool’s Art Fair benefits Moyer Foundation

The Goddard School, a daycare and preschool program in Snohomish, held its “The Art of Storytelling” art fair and auction fundraiser on April 8. Each… Continue reading

Mill Creek author writes stories for the zombie obsessed

At most bookstores, the authors are inside book jackets. At Barnes &Noble Alderwood, Michelle Kilmer is there in the flesh. Which might be a weird… Continue reading

PUD project to affect Mill Creek roads through September

A Snohomish County PUD project will close lanes on several high-traffic roads and impose other travel restrictions here through September. The underground… Continue reading

Work to begin soon on big indoor sports arena in Mill Creek

Two projects aimed at bolstering recreational opportunities in and around Mill Creek are moving forward. One is a private venture that could… Continue reading

Front Porch: Council meeting, scholarships, club meeting

Mill Creek meeting: The Snohomish County Council has planned another meeting outside of Everett. The council’s regular Monday meeting on April 24 has been moved… Continue reading

Mock Trial teams back from state competition

The Washington State Mock Trial championship was held March 24-26 at Thurston County Courthouse in Olympia. The varsity team from Archbishop Murphy High School finished… Continue reading

Mill Creek officials’ expenses catch auditors’ attention

When three city leaders from Mill Creek met with developers last year, they treated them to lunch at Barolo Ristorante in downtown… Continue reading