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Gender-identity clubs face resistance in some local schools
Some Snohomish County parents have objected to supportive groups for LGBTQ youth. For the kids, the clubs can be lifesavers.
1978 murder mystery solved in Snohomish County with DNA, genealogy
He was a John Doe for 41 years. Detectives believe a hitman killed Ron Chambers and left his body east of Stanwood in 1978.
Victim ‘deserved a second chance’; driver charged in deadly crash
Jason Vogan’s daughter told Ismael Cruz-Sanchez on Monday: “Your poor choices took away my father’s chances and it’s not fair.”
4 districts hope to change voters’ minds on school funding
Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood and Sultan all suffered levy defeats in this month’s special election. They’ll try again in April.
Near Stanwood, thousands of fish discover a restored estuary
A $6 million project at Leque Island is already seeing “overwhelmingly positive” signs of a healthier ecosystem.
‘They had dreams’: Brothers’ bodies recovered from Lake Howard
Andrew and Alexander Tennyson were reported missing Jan. 29. They were found Thursday. They were 21 and 19.
Police: Lynnwood man dies after fight at hotel near Tulalip
Robert LeMasters, 57, was identified as the deceased Thursday. Police said he stabbed a Stanwood man in a bizarre confrontation.
Charges: Light was red when driver hit, killed Arlington parents
An online fundraiser for Tausha Schmidt and Justin Wilkerson’s three children has raised over $65,000.
Former Arlington youth pastor arrested in child rape investigation
The arrest comes months after Jake’s House announced Kendal Kippen engaged in “sexual impropriety” with “multiple young women.”
Nature’s soap opera: Swans are wintering around Snohomish County
For a few more weeks, here’s where to find visiting swans. If you’re lucky, you might see a “rare bird alert.”
School funding measures now passing in Snohomish, Northshore
After Wednesday’s election update, a capital projects levy was still failing in the Stanwood-Camano School District, but support had grown.
Man arrested in fatal Arlington crash had 3 recent DUI arrests
An Arlington man died and his friend was injured Tuesday on I-5. Bail was set at $1 million for Ismael Cruz Sanchez.
Opioid settlement a ‘ding in the crisis’ for Tulalip, other tribes
The Tulalips could get $1.85 million as part of a pending $590 million settlement with hundreds of tribes.
Writers needed for biography project at Stanwood care home
Many residents are experiencing memory loss, and the intent is to capture their memories in a way that they’re honored.
Catch a free bus between Camano, Stanwood, Smokey Point
Snow Goose Transit runs on weekdays, offering 15 stops and — for those with mobility issues — door-to-door service.
Regulators OK doubling of composting operation in Stanwood
Lenz Enterprises can now handle 150,000 tons a year. Residents worry odors will be a problem.
No more gnarly feet: This ‘Wounded Warrior’ gets pedicures
Keith Reyes, 64, visits a Stanwood nail salon for “foot treatments” that help soothe blast injuries.
Death, grief and comfort at Everett’s pandemic epicenter
Here are some voices at Providence hospital of those still staring down COVID: a harpist, a cancer patient, a chaplain and a nursing assistant.
Man who killed Stanwood girl gets another chance at release
A state Supreme Court ruling could affect other incarcerated people who committed crimes as juveniles.
With down payment of ‘sweat,’ 9 Stanwood families are homeowners
A Housing Hope program helps families buy houses with “sweat equity”: “We busted our butts to get here.”