Snohomish

In Snohomish, Emerson Elementary School third-grade teacher Kim Moritz looks at and compliments a Valentine’s Day card made by Destiny Hawes, 8, while other students, including Evan Jackson, 9, (front) and Austin Drake, 8, (left) work to finish their own cards to place in buddy bags and give to people living in a local nursing home. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Nearby third-graders send a valentine to a nursing home

Emerson Elementary students filled “Buddy Bags” with gifts for seniors they frequently visit.

In Snohomish, Emerson Elementary School third-grade teacher Kim Moritz looks at and compliments a Valentine’s Day card made by Destiny Hawes, 8, while other students, including Evan Jackson, 9, (front) and Austin Drake, 8, (left) work to finish their own cards to place in buddy bags and give to people living in a local nursing home. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

For Snohomish librarian, Olympic knowledge is golden

She’s compiled a list of books, DVDs and online resources for armchair winter sports fans.

Snohomish tabs Monroe assistant as new football coach

Snohomish High School has hired Joey Hammer as its head football coach, according to Panthers athletic director Mark Perry. Hammer was Monroe’s defense and special… Continue reading

This homeowner embraces the cycle of life in a flood zone

James Edmondson bought a house near the Pilchuck River 14 months ago. This was his first flood.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Waters are receding, but slopes remain dangerously soggy

Minor landslides and high water prompted closure of some Snohomish County roads Sunday and Monday.

A log jam forms at the Centennial Trail overpass Sunday afternoon at Haller Bridge Park in Arlington on February 4, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Super Kid Erik Linder is a world champion ballroom dancer who regularly flies all over U.S. and world for competition, so he benefits from the alternative schedule that AIM High School provides. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Flexible schedule fits Lake Stevens teen’s ballroom dance life

AIM High School in Snohomish, an alternative program, lets Erik Linder compete across the world.

Super Kid Erik Linder is a world champion ballroom dancer who regularly flies all over U.S. and world for competition, so he benefits from the alternative schedule that AIM High School provides. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Body confirmed as that of missing man

Henry Groeneveld disappeared Dec. 11.

School makes the switch from plastic utensils to silverware

Little Cedars Elementary says the move will reduce its waste by 38 bags a year.

Snohomish brings out its bullfrog, hoping for sign of spring

Snohomish Slew was paraded downtown and handed out kisses on a blustery winter day.

Kiwanis highlights Snohomish students

The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently named its Students of the Quarter for the Snohomish School District. Centennial Middle School: King Kamimura, Katie Stern Valley… Continue reading

PAWS plans a large new shelter for pets and wildlife

Some neighbors in the Clearview area south of Snohomish worry about traffic and stormwater runoff.

4 from Snohomish County still missing since mid-December

There was a stretch earlier this month when a person was reported missing almost every day for a week.

Snohomish banks battle to knock out hunger

Five Snohomish bank branches participated in the annual Battle of the Banks in December to help the Snohomish Community Food Bank. First place went to… Continue reading

$1,000 reward for info on who killed an eagle near Snohomish

After being shot, the raptor was treated at the Sarvey Wildlife Center but died overnight.

Possible bobcat sighting keeps Snohomish students inside

The creature was spotted on the campus of Valley View Middle School around noon.

Shirey named Educator of the Quarter

The Snohomish Tillicum Kiwanis recently recognized June Shirey as its Educator of the Quarter. Shirey is director of alternative programs for the Snohomish School District… Continue reading

Lynnwood bans safe-injection sites for 6 months of study

The city is the latest local government to take a stand on sanctioned spaces for using illegal drugs.