Snohomish

Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

New “Unsellable Houses” focuses on transforming modest Snohomish County homes into hot properties.

 

Straight-shooting fire chief retires after 40 years

District 7’s Gary Meek was respected for leading, listening and having a great mustache.

 

Fixing cars, drumming with a rock icon, living with dyslexia

Jack Tutt once traded a drum set for a Ford Bronco. He also hung out with the drummer from Heart.

 

Interior designer Kelly DuByne shows off Pantone’s Color of the Year, classic blue, with a setting featuring an antique Victrola cabitnet painted with the color and staged with neutral colors and strong white accents. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

This year’s Color of the Year is a timeless hue — classic blue

A Lake Stevens interior designer calls it a “grounded” tone, easily worked into existing color palettes.

Interior designer Kelly DuByne shows off Pantone’s Color of the Year, classic blue, with a setting featuring an antique Victrola cabitnet painted with the color and staged with neutral colors and strong white accents. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Body of Snohomish elementary teacher found near Mill Creek

Kathleen Jenks’ death from hypothermia was determined to be an accident. She’d been missing two days.

Dog found dead after mini storage fire in Snohomish

Snohomish County Fire District 4 said firefighters didn’t find anyone in three damaged units.

Two people with serious injuries in U.S. 2 crash near Highway 9

Four people were hospitalized after the crash that closed all lanes of U.S. 2 traffic in Snohomish.

Shellie and Brian Starr unfold a big American flag at their Snohomish home Thursday. It was flown over the USS Theodore Roosevelt on April 20, in honor of their son, Marine Cpl. Jeffrey Starr, who was killed in Iraq in 2005. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Gold Star parents’ hearts are with those who are serving now

For family of Snohomish Marine, new troubles tied to Iraq and Iran stir memories of son’s sacrifice.

Shellie and Brian Starr unfold a big American flag at their Snohomish home Thursday. It was flown over the USS Theodore Roosevelt on April 20, in honor of their son, Marine Cpl. Jeffrey Starr, who was killed in Iraq in 2005. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Church settles Snohomish priest’s sex abuse case for $1.7M

Rev. Dennis Champagne served at St. Michael parish from 1979 to 1999. He’s accused of abusing a child.

Late-night, early-morning lane closure set for US 2 trestle

One westbound lane is scheduled to close to replace a safety barrier from Highway 204 to I-5.

Snohomish roofing company facing $374,000 in safety fines

The company is subject to greater scrutiny from the state because of a history of violations.

Plastic bag ban in Snohomish arrives on New Year’s Day

Retailers can no longer hand out them out and must have paper bags for customers at a dime apiece.

Drink This: Scrappy Punk in Snohomish marks 3rd anniversary

The small brewery on 88th Street has a David vs. Goliath story involving beer tokens at festivals.

Monroe man wounded in shooting along Centennial Trail

He suffered a gunshot to the arm on South Machias Road, according to sheriff’s deputies.

The 1968 addition at the Snohomish Carnegie library is in the planning stages of being removed and the library remodeled. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Work to restore the Snohomish Carnegie library to begin soon

Earlier this month, the city council hired a contractor for the project set to be finished in 2020.

The 1968 addition at the Snohomish Carnegie library is in the planning stages of being removed and the library remodeled. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Drink this: Bottle share party to raise money for local shelter

Taste up to 50 bottles of beer at a Dec. 17 fundraiser for the Everett Women’s and Children’s Shelter.

Free car care for single parents is a blessing

The twice-a-year event in Snohomish by View Church has TLC for the cars — and for the moms.

Pride of Snohomish to be displayed on Christmas Parlor Tour

Lisa and Stew Pickford’s 129-year-old Queen Anne Victorian is one of the city’s finest historic homes.

Snohomish man flees sheriff’s deputies and hides in a tree

The man, who was wanted on a felony warrant, eventually climbed down and was arrested.

Teresa Rugg is founder of the Snohomish County chapter of RESULTS, an organization that works to end poverty. The group will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an event in Snohomish on Saturday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

While targeting poverty, group honors former Snohomish mayor

Local chapter of RESULTS will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a concert and kudos to Karen Guzak.

Teresa Rugg is founder of the Snohomish County chapter of RESULTS, an organization that works to end poverty. The group will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an event in Snohomish on Saturday. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
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