Snohomish

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award…

 

Acoustic roots rock duo favorite returns to Snohomish venue

Gypsy Soul loves playing in the intimate setting of Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater.

 

Mark Harmsworth tries to hold political battleground for GOP

Democrat Jared Mead opposes the Republican state House rep on roads, mass transit and schools.

 

Those divots are dowels: Weird hash marks on I-90 explained

WSDOT gives a curious reader a very detailed explanation of how they fix pavement.

Groups in Everett, Snohomish target plastic bags and straws

Plastic bags are already prohibited in Edmonds, Mukilteo, Shoreline and Quil Ceda Village.

Kiwanis gives fledgling foster care group a $5K boost

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently donated $5,000 to The Bridge Receiving Center of Lake Stevens, which aims to help house children as they enter… Continue reading

Hemophilia diagnosis not enough to drag this family down

Sammy, 4, is full of energy, despite a bleeding disorder that could send him to the ER any moment.

Three injured, one critically, as four-car crash snarls US 2

An SUV reportedly crossed the center line and hit three vehicles near the Three Lakes Road overpass.

Anonymous youth survey to tackle tough topics

The state Healthy Youth Survey, given every other year, is scheduled for this month. It is optional.

The wily wolverine: Iconic species making comeback in state

A Snohomish man recently captured video of two wolverines near Glacier Peak.

Snohomish home a total loss after fire caused by candles

The victim took a nap, then awoke to a room full of smoke.

Festival of Pumpkins in full swing throughout October

From corn mazes to haunted houses, the activities promise a cornucopia of family fun.

Businesses in Snohomish must follow new quiet times

The City Council updated a law to say that loud machinery can’t be used between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Gothic-arch barn built in 1925 featured on Snohomish tour

Elizabeth and Michael Blalock’s barn has a milk house that once supported a 40-acre dairy farm.

Everett Boy Scout achieves Eagle rank

Mark Riise, of Everett, has earned the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award, the group’s highest rank. He will be recognized at a special… Continue reading

Myths were busted when 1,500 equestrians were surveyed

Snohomish County’s Horses Count shows a desire for more trails and camping areas for riders.

Alex, left, and Michael Konicke react as Zachary Konicke, who killed Michael’s wife and tried to kill Michael, is sentenced at Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 in Everett, Wa. On Thursday, Zachary Konicke was given the maximum allowable sentence of 23 years for murder in the second degree, assault in the second degree and arson. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Machias man gets 23 years for killing mother, attacking dad

The judge called Zachary Konicke’s lack of empathy “disturbing.”

Alex, left, and Michael Konicke react as Zachary Konicke, who killed Michael’s wife and tried to kill Michael, is sentenced at Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 in Everett, Wa. On Thursday, Zachary Konicke was given the maximum allowable sentence of 23 years for murder in the second degree, assault in the second degree and arson. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Brian Gouge, of Edmonds, raises his arms in joy after throwing a golfball into the mouth of Golfzilla at the annual Friendship Festival at Harvey Field on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. The event was put on by the Down Syndrome Association of Snohomish County.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Friendship Festival celebrates people with Down syndrome

“Once you’re part of the Down Syndrome Association, you’re part of a family,” said the event organizer.

Brian Gouge, of Edmonds, raises his arms in joy after throwing a golfball into the mouth of Golfzilla at the annual Friendship Festival at Harvey Field on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. The event was put on by the Down Syndrome Association of Snohomish County.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Flames fill the sky near Snohomish

A building stocked with nursery supplies burned for hours before firefighters could extinguish it.