Snohomish

Final farewells continue, but few are allowed to say goodbye

Rules for funerals limit attendees to immediate family. In Darrington, a memorial tradition is on hold.

 

Drink This: Distillery switches from gin to hand sanitizer

Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling is now making the alcohol-based cleaner — but you can still order spirits.

 

Weeks after schools close, some are logging back in to learn

Districts across the state are expected to offer online learning. Locally, those plans differ.

Not everything is closed as businesses evolve to stay alive

Places are offering curbside pick-up and online orders and are banding together to draw wary customers.

Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown

They must cope with shortages of take-out containers, steep online ordering fees and lost revenue from alcohol.

COVID-19 outbreak puts venue owners in a fight for survival

Some Snohomish County theaters and nightclubs are turning to live-streaming and online fundraisers.

Iris Drive’s show goes from Lake Stevens bar to Facebook

You can hear the country-rock band in a live stream at 7 p.m. Saturday. Donations benefit FareStart.

Gallery: Life in transition in Snohomish

The day after the governor ordered the closure of many businesses, people in Snohomish made adjustments.

Snohomish grad trains fellow Seabees

By Rick Burke Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 1st Class Henry Pugh III, a native of Snohomish, builds and fights around the world… Continue reading

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Breweries redouble cleaning regimens amid viral outbreak

Cleanliness is a big part of the beer-making process, and that’s more true than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oliver Gonzalez (left) in for a tasting talks with Mara Funk Sunday afternoon at JP Trodden in Maltby on October 6, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Drink this: Snohomish brewers collab on IPA for open house

The 10th annual Washington Beer Open House is Feb. 29. Here is a list of local breweries participating.

Chris Walsh and his wife, Carol, talk outside the Delta Rehabilitation Center about their plans to close the care facility long known as the Snohomish Chalet. Chris is the owner and administrator of the nursing home that cares for people with severe brain injuries. Carol has worked as a nurse there for many years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Delta Rehabilitation, home to brain injury victims, to close

“There’s no replacement,” head of care facility agency says of place once known as Snohomish Chalet.

Chris Walsh and his wife, Carol, talk outside the Delta Rehabilitation Center about their plans to close the care facility long known as the Snohomish Chalet. Chris is the owner and administrator of the nursing home that cares for people with severe brain injuries. Carol has worked as a nurse there for many years. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
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                                Contractor Rob Enge (left) attaches a chain to a roll of heavy cable as Kody Brooks approaches to help carry it with a tractor Tuesday outside the Snohomish Carnegie Library The original building begins to look more and more like it did before an annex was added in the 1960s.

Annex removed from Snohomish’s 100-year-old Carnegie library

The brick structure was attached to the library in the late 1960s. Workers tore it down Tuesday.

Dan Bates / The Herald 
                                Contractor Rob Enge (left) attaches a chain to a roll of heavy cable as Kody Brooks approaches to help carry it with a tractor Tuesday outside the Snohomish Carnegie Library The original building begins to look more and more like it did before an annex was added in the 1960s.

State high court upholds Sound Transit vehicle excise tax

Taxpayers sued to erase the increase for ST3 and to secure hundreds of million of dollars in refunds.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.

After this rain and wind, mother nature will give us break

Landslides and flooded roads were rampant Friday as the extreme weather continued. It might let up Sunday.

In Snohomish, $470 million bond would replace aging schools

District leaders hope to replace elementary schools, renovate high schools and improve security.

School bomb threat becomes a piece of major child porn case

Sira Swope wanted to be a military cop. He’s now accused of sex crimes from Everett to Iowa.

Inundation: Flood water ‘higher than we’ve seen in years’

Road closures were numerous after days of rain raised the Snohomish, Skykomish and Stillaguamish rivers.

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