Mill Creek

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

Sophomore tosses gem, Jackson tops Monroe to stay unbeaten

Iyanla Pennington had big shoes to fill this spring. The Jackson sophomore pitcher was tasked with replacing standout hurler Sophie Frost, who… Continue reading

Ace hurler leads Jackson over Glacier Peak in Wesco 4A clash

Jackson baseball coach Kirk Nicholson wants his players to focus on having fun while they’re playing, regardless of whether they’re winning or… Continue reading

Front Porch: Studs, fire chief, cops & coffee, facelift

Studded tires: If you used studded tires to navigate our long winter, the time has come to take them off. The state deadline to remove… Continue reading

Archbishop, Jackson head to state Mock Trial

Archbishop Murphy High School prevailed over Windward High School out of Ferndale at the Snohomish County District Championship Trial, held Feb. 28 at Snohomish County… Continue reading

Musicians take top honors at Newport Jazz Fest

Lake Stevens High School took the top Sweepstakes award at the Newport Jazz Festival, held March 11 at Newport High School in Bellevue. The Jackson… Continue reading

Dispute over road repairs raises questions in Mill Creek

Allen and Bundie Olsen are still vacuuming up gravel tracked into their garage from their quiet road. “The gravel just doesn’t stop… Continue reading

Learning doesn’t stop for students stranded by snowslide

The 42 students from Henry M. Jackson High School expected a fun field trip in the mountains. They got a bit more… Continue reading

Newest county councilman already facing a challenger

It’s shaping up to be a busy political season for the Snohomish County Council. Three of the council’s five members are up for… Continue reading

Everett School District teens head to DECA nationals

Everett School District high-schoolers performed well at the 2017 DECA State Career Development Conference, held March 2-4 in Bellevue. Over 3,000 students competed in a… Continue reading

‘Ice’ strikes out 13 to lead Jackson over Snohomish 3-1

On a hot, summer day years ago, Iyanla Pennington brought ice to a youth softball game in an attempt to stay cool. Her… Continue reading

Husband charged with stabbing wife at Mill Creek apartment

Norensa Pillias had moved out of the family home in 2015 for her safety. Pillias was stabbed to death Feb. 21 in her… Continue reading

Stranded Jackson High students on the way home

A group of students from Henry M. Jackson High School were on their way home Monday after state Department of Transportation crews… Continue reading

Jackson teen takes top award at jazz fest

Connor Conan, from Jackson High School, took one of the top two spots at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, held last month at the University… Continue reading

SWAT responds, arrests man barricaded in Mill Creek home

A man was arrested Friday afternoon after a stand-off with SWAT south of Mill Creek. No injuries were reported. A man had… Continue reading

Mill Creek police ceremoniously burn stolen, damaged US flag

Mill Creek police honored the American flag with a disposal ceremony after vandals lit it on fire overnight. Early Thursday morning, a… Continue reading

State lawmakers holding town-hall meetings over the weekend

Snohomish County residents can question state lawmakers on an array of issues during town hall meetings this weekend. Rep. John Lovick, D-Mill Creek,… Continue reading

Woman stabbed to death in Mill Creek is identified

Officials have identified a woman who was stabbed to death in Mill Creek on Feb. 21. Norensa Namber Pillias was 66, the… Continue reading

Pedestrian hit by car in Mill Creek improving at hospital

A woman who was struck by a car in Mill Creek on Sunday is recovering at the hospital. The 32-year-old was upgraded… Continue reading

$1 million bail for Mill Creek man suspected of killing wife

She tried to pull her father off her mother. He was holding her mother down, punching her as the woman screamed for… Continue reading