Smokey Point

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

Man accused of stealing pricey faucets from stores

A Chehalis man is in hot water, accused of stealing nearly $20,000 in expensive sink faucets from home improvement stores in Snohomish County.… Continue reading

Smokey Point bus center renovation under way

Bus riders will have a better place to wait and transfer when Community Transit finishes work on a new bus-bay area in Smokey… Continue reading

Traffic around new Marysville Walmart concerns reader

Brendan Stafford of Arlington writes: With construction of the new Walmart in Marysville, two new traffic lights were put up on 83rd Avenue NE, a… Continue reading

Stanwood man seriously injured in crash on Highway 531

A 19-year-old from Stanwood was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash early Sunday morning. A car with three… Continue reading

Political FYI

SMOKEY POINT - Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rob Beidler plans to meet people Monday to talk about his run for county sheriff. Beidler is among… Continue reading

Holdups allegedly a family activity

The man police believe is responsible for a rash of recent espresso stand robberies did it to support his family, he told police… Continue reading

Canadian, U.S. dollars on equal ground

Weekend getaways to Victoria, B.C., or cross-border shopping trips north to Vancouver, B.C., will no longer come with a built-in discount. As of Thursday, for… Continue reading

Smokey Point driver’s plea: ‘Give me a bulldozer’

Last year, the holiday season in Smokey Point meant more than lights, decorations and festivities. Like never before, it meant traffic. A new… Continue reading

Providence foresees growth in Smokey Point

Providence Health &Services has bought 8.7 acres near Smokey Point Boulevard for $3.9 million, part of a long-range plan by the organization to… Continue reading

Bigger, better new school

Ryan Shay was more than ready for the new Marysville Arts &Technology High School campus to open Monday. At the old campus, he… Continue reading

Smokey Point man and his mother lose their Marysville home to fire

In a dim motel room, Bill Sarazin, 63, sat shirtless on one of two beds, holding a damp washcloth to where his… Continue reading

It’s hip to dance square

If Leslie Young has her way, square dancing will never die. The 45-year-old Marysville woman is one of the younger members of… Continue reading

Crafts lead to the greater good

Wanda Gilleland needed something to do. The retired Boeing employee was recuperating after a surgery in 1998 when she decided to join… Continue reading

Smokey Point man’s $862,500 jackpot can buy a nice smile

For Owen Osborn, winning the lottery means paying off his house, investing for retirement and affording to fix his teeth. On Wednesday, the… Continue reading

His two pair is good enough for a Harley

Two pair was a good enough poker hand to seal the deal for Jeff Cole, a captain with the Marysville Fire Department. He won a… Continue reading