Snohomish

13-year-old gives cancer a $10K kick

The 2018 Kicking for Cancer fundraiser raised $10,000 for the Susan G Komen for the Cure Puget Sound. The benefit for breast cancer research was… Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes restoration ecologist Brett Shattuck, in red vest, takes a tour up the steps of the Pilchuck Dam along the Pilchuck River on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Granite Falls. A joint project by the Tribes and the city of Snohomish intends to remove the dam by the fall of 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Dam demolition would let Pilchuck River run free

The city of Snohomish and the Tulalip Tribes hope to restore steelhead, chinook and coho runs.

Tulalip Tribes restoration ecologist Brett Shattuck, in red vest, takes a tour up the steps of the Pilchuck Dam along the Pilchuck River on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Granite Falls. A joint project by the Tribes and the city of Snohomish intends to remove the dam by the fall of 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Teens chosen for a second year for All-National honors

Two local teens will perform with the “best of the best” at the National Association for Music Education event Nov. 25-28 in Orlando, Florida. It’s… Continue reading

Couple says ‘federal agents’ invaded, but they ran them off

Jim and Carolyn Dent said two armed assailants demanded money but fled after 911 was called.

Drink this: Lost Bears Brews now pouring in Snohomish County

The Woodinville garage brewery will have two beers on tap at the annual Snohomish Brewfest.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

Survey says: Washington state’s favorite Halloween candy is…

1. Make a jack-O’-lantern. Though Halloween is only a few days away, it’s not too late to make a jack-o’-lantern. Here are some dos and… Continue reading

Man dies in hospital after four-car crash on US 2

The victim was identified as 34-year-old Cody E. Terpko, of Snohomish.

Truck found, but robbers at large in Maltby home invasion

A couple was robbed by two gunmen who broke into their home Friday claiming to be law officers.

Snohomish High senior Riley Taylor loves playing lacrosse just as much as participating in leadership class activities. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

She plays lacrosse, drives an F-150 and believes in kindness

Riley Taylor is a senior and student leader at Snohomish High School.

Snohomish High senior Riley Taylor loves playing lacrosse just as much as participating in leadership class activities. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lovick and Sax duel on car tabs, tolls and transparency

It’s quieter since Sax posted excerpts of sex abuse investigation of Lovick that produced no charges.

Hobbs, Roulstone duel for important Senate seat

After a testy primary, tolls, traffic and taxes are dominant concerns on the campaign trail.

Snohomish High School student Hailey Knie uses her cellphone Monday to light up the wall where she is blending colors of paint in a tiny home at the school. The home was built by classmates and painted by students from the Art Honor Society, and will be used to house the homeless in Seattle. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Snohomish students paint tiny home for homeless in Seattle

They’re decorating the building with a deep sea theme. Another class at the school built the shelter.

Snohomish High School student Hailey Knie uses her cellphone Monday to light up the wall where she is blending colors of paint in a tiny home at the school. The home was built by classmates and painted by students from the Art Honor Society, and will be used to house the homeless in Seattle. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

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