Mill Creek

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.

Mill Creek’s new mayor breaks silence over city manager

Mill Creek’s new mayor breaks silence over city manager

The City Council said Michael Ciaravino is meeting expectations, but some areas need improvement.

Mill Creek’s new mayor breaks silence over city manager
48 years after Jody Loomis was killed, a trial draws near

48 years after Jody Loomis was killed, a trial draws near

Defendant Terrence Miller’s lawyers asked to delay the murder trial beyond October. A judge denied the motion.

48 years after Jody Loomis was killed, a trial draws near
‘I know what hunger is,’ so at age 86 she’s a food bank donor

‘I know what hunger is,’ so at age 86 she’s a food bank donor

Mill Creek workers helped deliver her big donation. Experts see a critical need for food assistance.

‘I know what hunger is,’ so at age 86 she’s a food bank donor

County asks: What should housing look like near light rail?

Snohomish County wants public input on housing types in the areas around light rail stations.

Mill Creek city employees’ union calls for top official’s ouster

Mill Creek city employees’ union calls for top official’s ouster

They cite City Manager Michael Ciaravino’s decision to lay off longtime staffers instead of instituting furloughs.

Mill Creek city employees’ union calls for top official’s ouster
Mill Creek mayor resigns mid-term, citing personal reasons

Mill Creek mayor resigns mid-term, citing personal reasons

Pam Pruitt, a figure in city politics since the 80s, stepped down Monday with little formal notice.

Mill Creek mayor resigns mid-term, citing personal reasons
Mill Creek finance director steps down for ‘personal reasons’

Mill Creek finance director steps down for ‘personal reasons’

This fall, the city will confront pandemic-fueled budget issues without Jeff Balentine.

Mill Creek finance director steps down for ‘personal reasons’
Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race

Incumbent PUD Commissioner Sid Logan will likely face Rob Toyer for a spot on the utility board.

Mead and Carrington lead in Snohomish County Council race
Four vie for county council district 4 post

Four vie for county council district 4 post

The seat represents Mill Creek, part of Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and unincorporated parts of the county.

Four vie for county council district 4 post
In Mill Creek, more drama at City Hall — and a budget crisis

In Mill Creek, more drama at City Hall — and a budget crisis

The city manager is under fire for hiring friends, laying off long-timers and soaring legal bills.

In Mill Creek, more drama at City Hall — and a budget crisis
An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes

Democrats Anne Anderson and April Berg, and Republican Mark James, are vying to serve the 44th District.

An open House seat draws three hopefuls with civic resumes
Swoosh-Bam-Pow! COVID villain can’t stop Free Comic Book fun

Swoosh-Bam-Pow! COVID villain can’t stop Free Comic Book fun

The popular annual free comic day blockbuster was reworked by the pandemic to last all summer.

Swoosh-Bam-Pow! COVID villain can’t stop Free Comic Book fun
Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Development sites have requirements. Paving season is underway in unincorporated Snohomish County.

Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Man charged for trying to murder ex in alleged attack

William Pool allegedly tried drowning a woman in a puddle in Mill Creek. She stabbed him to stop it.

Kenmore woman reportedly shot in knee near Mill Creek

A passing driver took the victim and her boyfriend to Swedish Mill Creek Hospital.

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2

Eaters will find tables at least six feet apart, sneeze guards, and servers wearing face masks.

Beyond takeout: Here what it’s like to dine out under Phase 2