Verizon leaps into digital TV

Verizon is firing up its FiOS television service in Snohomish and King counties today, offering more than 250 channels and other features. With… Continue reading

County turned bit bluer in 2008 election

Chris Gregoire learned a hard lesson four years ago when she lost the popular vote in Snohomish County, a fate no Democratic candidate for governor… Continue reading

Around North County

Arlington Volunteer needed to fill AmeriCorps position Village Community Services has been awarded a full-time AmeriCorps position with the nonprofit agency’s vocational services team. The… Continue reading

Woodway teen collects shoes for Cocoon House

A high school senior from Woodway conducted a shoe drive on his own time this summer, collecting about 200 pairs of shoes for… Continue reading

Horizon Air sees flights from Paine Field by April

Passenger jet flights could be taking off from Paine Field as early as April, and there’s little Snohomish County can do to stop… Continue reading

Around the county

Edmonds Tips on recycling Christmas trees People living in Edmonds who want to recycle their natural Christmas tree after the holidays will have options for… Continue reading

Community calendar

Bazaars Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Voyager Middle School, 11711 Fourth Ave. W., Everett. Craft and Gift Show, April 18, Stanwood Community… Continue reading

Friday is the deadline to file for public office

Battles for the White House and the governor’s mansion dominated last year’s general election, but this coming November, Snohomish County voters get to… Continue reading

Front Porch: Spaghetti dinner a benefit for student

Benefit for student Sunnyside Elementary School staff and PTSA offer a spaghetti dinner and auction tonight to benefit a second-grader who has cancer. It’s 5… Continue reading

Capital budget not as ‘happy’ as in years past

The last time Rep. Hans Dunshee wrote a capital budget for the state, it contained a record amount of money for education. Wednesday… Continue reading

Seems Like Yesterday

50 YEARS AGO (1959) Werner Realty Co. announced the addition of Dave Wiggins to the staff. Wiggins, a native of Kansas, where he attended the… Continue reading

Waterfront condos could start a tussle between Snohomish County, Shoreline

A proposal to build up to 3,500 condominiums on the southwesternmost tip of Snohomish County may be a distant speck on the development… Continue reading

Front Porch: Who wants chili?

Darrington Recreation &Education Foundation offers a chili feed and silent auction. It’s 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Darrington Community Center, 570 Sauk Ave.,… Continue reading

Woodway eyes $6 million Rosary Heights estate for town hall

If people here vote to purchase the grand Rosary Heights estate from an order of Dominican nuns later this year, the 15-acre property… Continue reading

Everett hosts thousands of Breast Cancer 3-Day walkers

EVERETT — Several thousand people who are walking this weekend to raise money to fight breast cancer will make their way through downtown Everett and… Continue reading

Woodway’s bond to buy convent failing

WOODWAY — Voters appear ready to tax themselves more to keep this town from dipping into its savings. They’re not quite ready, however, to say… Continue reading

Fire District 1 negotiates to take over service in Edmonds

Taxpayers in the city soon could get a discounted price on fire service from a fire department looking for customers. The only hitch?… Continue reading

Debate about Point Wells, Lake Roesiger projects draws crowds

EVERETT - Opposition to a high-density condominium project near Woodway and to building rural mini-cities dominated the Snohomish County Council’s annual land-use review on Wednesday.… Continue reading