Mukilteo schools superintendent to retire in December

Marci Larsen has led one of Snohomish County’s largest districts for the past 16 years.

 

Snohomish OKs WATVs on city streets, county could add areas

Snohomish councilmembers approved a year-long pilot project allowing WATVs on city streets 35 mph or under.

 

Score! ACT tests from Mariner lost in June have been found

Package with answer sheets was in a FedEx facility somewhere between Everett and Iowa City.

 

Molly Hiller, 9, performs a back flip on the Power Jump during the opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Monroe, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Molly Hiller, 9, performs a back flip on the Power Jump during the opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Monroe, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Big contracts signal start of work on Lynnwood light rail

Reporter Noah Haglund discusses Sound Transit’s approval this week of contracts to extend the Link line.

Animal, not human, likely behind cat deaths in North Everett

A second necropsy showed signs of post-death scavenging, according to Everett Police.

Two arrested after stabbing death at Motel 6 near Everett

A Lake Stevens man was found dead with a stab wound in his neck at a Motel 6 south of Everett.

Shannahan Cabin becomes first historic site on county list

The building, more than 100 years old, is at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds.

A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Evergreen fair: come for giant squash, stay for lumberjacks

Find classic fair favorites and some new additions at the Evergreen State Fair through Sept. 2.

A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After trees fall, Lynnwood light rail construction looms

Watch for major work along I-5 after Sound Transit approved $1.5 billion in construction contracts.

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Terrace police make arrest in July drive-by shooting

Police allege that video footage from a business shows the suspect taking part in a gun battle.

Map of the Highway 92 - Little Pilchuck Creek fish passage project. (The state Department of Transportation)

Weekend closure coming to Highway 92 near Lake Stevens

Crews will be finishing up a fish passage project along Little Pilchuck Creek.

Map of the Highway 92 - Little Pilchuck Creek fish passage project. (The state Department of Transportation)

Edmonds survey: Most find mayor, council members paid fairly

The Edmonds Salary Commission’s report on city leaders’ salaries is due in late September.

Police: Homicide suspect arrested after high-speed chase, fight

The suspect sped off from deputies on U.S. 2, Highway 9 and Bunk Foss Road before being stopped.

Inslee’s bid for third term derails plans for other Democrats

He tells supporters he wants to ensure Washington remains a “progressive beacon” for the nation.

During a news conference in Olympia on Nov. 30, 2016, Washington presidential elector Levi Guerra (center) is joined by elector Bret Chiafalo of Everett (second from right) as they announce that they’re asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican “consensus candidate” rather than Donald Trump. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian via AP)

‘Faithless’ electors win a critical round in federal court

An appeals panel concluded that Colorado electors don’t have to vote for a state’s popular-vote winner.

During a news conference in Olympia on Nov. 30, 2016, Washington presidential elector Levi Guerra (center) is joined by elector Bret Chiafalo of Everett (second from right) as they announce that they’re asking members of the Electoral College to pick a Republican “consensus candidate” rather than Donald Trump. (Steve Bloom / The Olympian via AP)

Gallery: Finishing touches for the Evergreen State Fair

The annual showcase for Snohomish County rural life (and carnival games, rides and food) is open.

108-year-old downtown Edmonds home put on historic registry

The house on Bell Street symbolizes the town’s working-class roots during a period of expansion.