Smokey Point

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

Solemn procession, funeral honor fallen trooper

Trooper Sean O’Connell was a family man. He loved his family at home. He loved his family at work. “Everyone he met mattered… Continue reading

Woman killed in I-5 accident near Smokey Point identified

The woman who died early Monday when her car struck a sign while exiting I-5 has been identified as Blanca E. Garcia,… Continue reading

Psychiatric hospital at Smokey Point gets public support

Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick said she’s seen the need for more in-patient psychiatric treatment services in Snohomish County for years. “This is a huge problem… Continue reading

Cause of man’s death in Smokey Point still unknown

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results for a man who was found dead here Sunday. The body of Patrick L. St Mary was… Continue reading

Man struck, killed by train is identified

A Stanwood man was killed by a train Wednesday near Lakewood High School, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office said. David R.… Continue reading

Police search for burglar in Smokey Point

Police activity in Smokey Point on Wednesday morning was a search for a burglar. Officers were told the man was seen about… Continue reading

Woman accused of DUI death in jail on $500,000 bail

A Burlington woman was being jailed Monday on suspicion that she left her sister to die Sept. 30 after a drunken crash… Continue reading