County clarifies digital sign rules for rural Clearview

Business owners welcomed the move, but some locals worried about traffic safety and light pollution.


Snohomish’s busiest fire station could’ve closed — now it won’t

The city and the fire district talked about swapping properties. Now a different plan is underway.


Cardamom — not cinnamon — is the star of this blueberry buckle

The chai spice has a complex flavor that is citrusy, minty, spicy and herbal at the same time.


A message of unity at South Asian festival near Snohomish

The second annual event gave local South Asian communities a platform to showcase their cultures.

Eight can’t-miss attractions at the Evergreen State Fair

From monster trucks to livestock raised by local youth, this is some of the best stuff at this year’s event.

He enjoys talking about cocktails as much as making them

Jason Castro loves to explain the history behind the drinks at Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse in Snohomish.

Backers of a planned Snohomish mosque meet the neighbors

The Husayniah Society hosted a potluck to explain the vision and dispel myths about Islam.

Booze notebook: Snohomish Hard Cider Festival marks 5 years

Taste cider from 14 local cideries, munch on meats and cheeses, at Thomas Family Farm on Aug. 11.

Revived Sky River Rock Festival relives 1960s hippie dreams

The event, which was Washington’s Woodstock 51 years ago, takes place Aug. 3 in Snohomish.

Driver in serious condition after head-on collision near Monroe

The two-vehicle crash happened on Old Snohomish Monroe Road just before noon.

Child molestation charges dropped for Snohomish teacher

Kelsey Peters had been accused of sexually assaulting a teen boy she nannied.

Drink Olive Juice, and help a very good cause: Olive herself

A Marysville brewer crafts a special beer, with proceeds going to help a girl who’s fighting a brain tumor.

Snohomish United girls soccer’s run at nationals ends

The Snohomish-based 2005-born team won its final group match 2-0, but won’t advance to the semifinals.

Americana musician gets back to his roots for Thumb concert

Bradford Loomis will perform on July 28 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish.

Snohomish United girls soccer blanked at nationals

The Snohomish-based 2005-born team lost 1-0 at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.

Snohomish United girls soccer falls in opener at nationals

The Snohomish-based 2005-born team lost 2-1 at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.

A photo of Pilchuck Julia taken around 1910 by the Rigby Photo Shop. (Everett Public Library)

Snohomish park named for tribal woman with Tulalip descendants

Pilchuck Julia was part of the Snohomish tribe, and was known to predict the weather.

A photo of Pilchuck Julia taken around 1910 by the Rigby Photo Shop. (Everett Public Library)

Coffee’s free, so is the banter at retired dairymen’s hangout

Every morning except Sunday, the Craven brothers invite Snohomish Valley farm friends to join them.

Inner city artists bring grafitti flair to rural Snohomish

This year they created a mural more than 100 feet long. It now is part of a private collection.

Man arrested after shooting near Machias

The suspect, 36, ran into the woods, but was soon arrested by deputies. No one was hurt.