Mill Creek

Two Democrats enter race for Jared Mead’s state House seat

Two Democrats enter race for Jared Mead’s state House seat

Anne Anderson and April Berg revved up campaigns this week. Republican Mark James was already in the running.

Two Democrats enter race for Jared Mead’s state House seat
County Council appoints Jared Mead to fill vacated seat

County Council appoints Jared Mead to fill vacated seat

The Mill Creek-area Democrat is a state representative and will replace Terry Ryan, who stepped down.

County Council appoints Jared Mead to fill vacated seat
Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct

Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct

The police union accused Chief Greg Elwin of “a lack of honesty and integrity.” He’s on paid leave.

Mill Creek police chief under investigation for misconduct

Ferguson calls out price gouging by online sellers

A Mill Creek woman was selling N95 masks at six times regular price, says a cease-and-desist letter.

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.

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)
Founder of Lombardi’s restaurant started with a sandwich shop

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.

Founder of Lombardi’s restaurant started with a sandwich shop
Mariner High School closure related to coronavirus death

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.

Mariner High School closure related to coronavirus death
State coronavirus death toll rises to 6; some schools close

State coronavirus death toll rises to 6; some schools close

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

State coronavirus death toll rises to 6; some schools close

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

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.

After first US coronavirus death, two more confirmed cases
Jackson High student, infected with coronavirus, ‘doing well’

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.

Jackson High student, infected with coronavirus, ‘doing well’
Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

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

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series
Family and dogs escape house fire in Mill Creek

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.

Family and dogs escape house fire in Mill Creek
Best gift ever: Mail-order DNA test turns up a big sister

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.

Best gift ever: Mail-order DNA test turns up a big sister
The mystery of the man in the Mill Creek shed is solved

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.

The mystery of the man in the Mill Creek shed is solved
Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

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

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

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

Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls

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

Lynnwood yoga teacher traded her clarinet for singing bowls
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)