Snohomish

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.

Lovick to Sax: Take down website or we may wind up in court

The Democratic state representative’s lawyer has threatened to file a defamation lawsuit.

Golf tourney named for legendary Coach Armstrong raises $15K

The annual Coach Armstrong Memorial Golf Tournament was held Aug. 10 at the Snohomish Public Golf Course and raised $15,275 for the Snohomish Education Foundation.… Continue reading

Views at 2,200 feet: Soaring over Snohomish in hot air balloons

Two balloon ride companies — Balloon Depot and Snohomish Balloon Rides — offer flights from Harvey Field.

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide for its annual National Merit Scholarship Program. From that pool, 7,500… Continue reading

Election rival: Lovick was sex abuse suspect in ’90s

Sax posts online excerpts from investigations that produced no charges. Lovick denies allegations.

Driver killed in U.S. 2 head-on crash involving septic truck

The collision led troopers to close a portion of the highway between Monroe and Snohomish for hours.

Ebey Island corn harvest to feed families around Washington

Volunteers picked three acres of corn that will be delivered to food banks throughout the state.

Man with dementia missing since Tuesday found in Lakewood

The 67-year-old who left his room in Snohomish was alive and unharmed.

Kevin’s a real teacher’s pet, and students are OK with that

The beloved cat is a frequent visitor to Central Primary in Snohomish.