Smokey Point

New hospital to provide 115 psychiatric beds for all ages

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, a $22 million building that will provide a variety of mental health treatment services, has just opened its… Continue reading

Man injured after his motorcyle is struck by car on I-5

A Camano Island man was seriously injured late Saturday after a car struck his motorcycle along I-5. The 54-year-old man was taken… Continue reading

Arlington plans to make space for its population boom

City officials say they need to make space for at least 7,000 more people and 3,000 new housing units over the next 20… Continue reading

Twin Lakes Landing will provide stable housing for families

Five of six foundations are in at Housing Hope’s newest and largest build. Prefabricated apartments, made in Idaho, are stored on the… Continue reading

Arlington takes steps to solve homelessness, addiction

City leaders want to take inventory of local resources for people battling homelessness, addiction and mental illness. The coordinator of Everett’s program for… Continue reading

Woman suspected of vehicular assault on Arlington man, 78

A 78-year-old man suffered possible head injuries Wednesday after being struck by a car in Arlington. The case is being investigated as… Continue reading

EvCC brings manufacturing training classes to north county

There’s a noisy shop space at Weston High School where college students turn blocks of metal into tools and machine parts. It’s the… Continue reading

Arlington still dealing with litigation from the 1990s

The city thought the issue was settled two decades ago. A legal entanglement that started in the mid-1990s over flood damage is back… Continue reading

On pace to graduate early, she’s sure of Weston High transfer

Lauryn Baker, 17, is a junior at Weston High School. The youngest of three siblings, she says her older brothers set a high… Continue reading

Parents learn to find kids’ drugs and spot signs of use

Parents dug through the laundry basket, lifted the mattress and combed through dresser drawers. They found syringes in a little black purse. More… Continue reading

Arlington cancels rate hike, eliminates left turns from busy lot

The City Council has decided to cancel a planned rate hike and eliminate left turns at a busy spot on Highway 531. On… Continue reading

Arlington School District drafts disaster readiness plan

The school district here is putting together a plan to prepare for natural disasters. The plan is meant to address hazards that might… Continue reading

Police seek man after attempted Arlington espresso stand holdups

Police are looking for a man suspected of attempting to rob two espresso stands here Saturday afternoon. The first attempted robbery was reported… Continue reading

Construction progressing on Boys & Girls Club in Arlington

A new gymnasium and teen center are going up at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club. The goal is to open them around… Continue reading

In Smokey Point, nearly 400 nativities to suit any imagination

Isaac Bean bent down to the level of his 6-year-old daughter and the stroller where his 2-year-old rode. He pointed to a… Continue reading

Newest Housing Hope project in Smokey Point is its biggest

Planners at Housing Hope picture the nonprofit’s newest and largest project as a place where families can seize opportunities and the community… Continue reading

1 seriously hurt in apparent fireworks blast by Lake Goodwin

A woman in her 30s suffered serious hand injuries Friday afternoon after an apparent fireworks accident. Police and firefighters were called just after… Continue reading

Tweaks to yield sign may help fix 41st Street mess

Tom Stephenson of Bothell writes: The 41st Street interchange in Everett is a scary mess. My afternoon commute takes me westbound on 41st, then south… Continue reading

High-speed chase ends in arrest of Monroe man

A high-speed police pursuit wound through north Snohomish County on Tuesday morning before ending in the arrest of a 23-year-old Monroe man.… Continue reading

Retail space, 350 apartments planned for Lakewood

A small city is coming. Shops on the ground floor, apartments above. It’s the way the downtown areas of major American cities used… Continue reading