Snohomish

Man killed after being hit by train in Snohomish

The train crew blasted the horn and deployed emergency brake. It’s believed to be a suicide.

 

A rose in the front of the Hopes’ garden in Snohomish. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish Garden Tour has plein-air painters and live music

The June 30 tour features five gardens around Snohomish, plus a destination garden near Monroe.

 

Sound to Summit in Snohomish excels at bites and brews

The original craft brewery in Snohomish has a menu of small plates perfect for sharing with friends.

 

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Farming with trees: food in a future with climate change

Agroforestry, a farming practice that mimics natural ecosystems, is taking root in Snohomish County.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Feeling grateful: Country Market fire could have been worse

A decision had been made not to open the popular Snohomish fruit stand to focus on other enterprises.

Gallery: Snohomish High School’s class of 2019 commencement

Scenes of the graduation ceremony at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on June 10.

Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber

Terri Shinn’s experimental work can be seen at the Schack Art Center in an exhibit opening June 20.

Snohomish alum reflects on sensational College World Series

Freshman Sami Reynolds made many highlight-reel plays during UW softball’s playoff run.

After SWAT vehicle punches through wall, police K9 nabs man

Negotiation and pepper spray failed, so more aggressive means were needed at a house in Snohomish.

‘Selfless’ guide helped blind sprinter become a champion

Snohomish’s Humoody Smith won three state titles last month — with his friend, Zeb Kumley, by his side.

3-D printing takes the bite out of visits to the dentist

Valley Orthodontic Laboratory uses the new technology to create mouth guards and other dental devices.

Pearl Django to play Gypsy jazz at Marysville Opera House

KNKX’s Dick Stein on the jazz band: “You just can’t keep your feet still when you hear those guys play.”

Curious boy gets the story behind the name of Snohomish park

The 5th grader researched the life and legacy of Willis D. Tucker. The result amazed his teacher.

Changes coming for prized patch of wilderness near Snohomish

Plans for updating the trail system at Lord Hill Park will be open for public comment in July.

Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This volunteer makes a difference, one garbage bag at a time

Snohomish’s Sara Thein founded Clean Up Washington, a group that picks up litter in our green spaces.

Sara Thein, organizer for Clean Up Washington, pulls out as liter bottle from the woods as she picks up trash along the Lowell Riverfront Trail on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Fontelle Jones, owner of Great Yarns, in the Everett shop on May 10. Great Yarns is a participant in the annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour, with 24 participating shops spread from Lynden to Kent. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Yarn crawl lures hardcore knitters with 24 stops, free merch

The Local Yarn Shop Tour from May 15-19 is one of the largest events of its kind in the nation.

Fontelle Jones, owner of Great Yarns, in the Everett shop on May 10. Great Yarns is a participant in the annual Puget Sound Local Yarn Shop Tour, with 24 participating shops spread from Lynden to Kent. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Resurfacing work starts on Snohomish County roads

Flaggers ahead: More than 83 miles will get a layer of chip seal and another 5.4 will be paved.

Bacon, weed cream and sassy shirts: It’s farmers market time

In its second week, Snohomish Farmers Market had 66 vendors Thursday. Everett’s opens on Sunday.

Pilchuck Julia may be honored with Snohomish park name

The 20-acre plot could be named Julia’s Landing. The City Council is set to vote next month.