Snohomish

Providence group awards scholarships

Ten $2,500 scholarships were awarded at the Providence General Children’s Association annual meeting May 10. Along with strong academic achievement and extracurricular activities, recipients completed… Continue reading

Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes on Blackmans Lake

They leaned over while reeling in a fish, and the small boat capsized about 200 feet from a dock.

Snohomish house fire displaces family; no one hurt

Smoke alarms awoke a man and his two boys around 4 a.m. Friday.

Community service performed in honor of fallen Marine

Veterans and volunteers built picnic tables for children at the Snohomish Boys & Girls Club.

Drunken driver suspected in hit-and-run crash on U.S. 2

Four children were in a Mercedes Benz when an SUV hit it and sent it into the oncoming lane.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish student overcame debilitating migraines to excel

At the homeschool program Academy Northwest, senior Jacob Nowlan finds himself thriving again.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is Jacob Nowlan of Snohomish. Jacob recently became an Eagle Scout. He built a trail near this spot in a meadow at Zion Lutheran School in Lake Stevens, where he attended through his younger days. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

For Memorial Day, remembering those we lost in World War I

Meet some of the nearly 125 Snohomish County soldiers and two nurses who died in the Great War.

In her Snohomish-area home, Jean Bochan pages through the book she wrote and compiled chronicling the saga of her late husband. Paul Bochan, a native of Poland, was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II, liberated from Dachau by American soldiers and later served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. They were married 54 years before he died seven years ago. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Concentration camp survivor found a home in Snohomish County

The late Paul Bochan was an immigrant who loved America. His wife has written a book about him.

In her Snohomish-area home, Jean Bochan pages through the book she wrote and compiled chronicling the saga of her late husband. Paul Bochan, a native of Poland, was imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II, liberated from Dachau by American soldiers and later served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. They were married 54 years before he died seven years ago. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Snohomish-area boy, 13, reported missing

He left his residence about 5 p.m. Friday to go for a walk.

Glacier Peak grad a top Dawg

Karley Benoff, a 2014 graduate of Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, received a Husky 100 award from the University of Washington, where she graduates… Continue reading

Soroptimists hand out awards

Soroptimist International of Everett presented five awards to women in the community. Two scholarship awards were given to young women for academics and volunteer work… Continue reading

Snohomish Ale Trail will lead beer lovers on a happy chase

Six breweries collaborate on the event to “spread the word” about beer made in the historic town.

Snohomish swimmers remember Hal Moe pool

The pool closed in 2007 and its building recently was demolished. A new aquatic center opened in 2014.

Now’s the time to get excited about the royal wedding — or not

Matrimony across the pond is making a ripple around the Puget Sound region.

Snohomish’s Janette Huskie, who worked two years as a Buckingham Palace housemaid and met the future Princess Diana, gets out her scrapbook of memories and talks about Saturday’s royal wedding. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Janette Huskie, who worked two years as a Buckingham Palace housemaid and met the future Princess Diana, gets out her scrapbook of memories and talks about Saturday’s royal wedding. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

First-generation Americans named Washington World Fellows

Two sophomores at Marysville Pilchuck and Snohomish high schools get six-weeks to study in Spain.

Teens to spend summer break researching cancer cure

Nine Snohomish County teens are among 30 area students who will spend part of their summers researching cures for cancer after being accepted to two-week… Continue reading