LAKE STEVENS — The state Department of Labor and Industries has fined Target $21,000 in connection with a worker’s death at the Lake Stevens store in June.
Date: 09/28/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — A teenager crawled into his neighbor's burning mobile home and pulled her to safety despite her protests.The woman told the boy to leave her alone but the 16-year-old knocked a gas can out of her hands and dragged the distraught woman outside. Other...
Date: 09/26/2015 | Local News
SNOHOMISH — Michelle Frost knows how tricky it is to balance grief and hope.
Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News
The inaugural Carleton Farms Brew Fest will shine a light on a number of local breweries and distilleries this weekend, and one brewery from nearly 500 miles away.
Date: 09/23/2015 | Hops & Sips
LAKE STEVENS — A shooting outside a Lake Stevens apartment complex on Tuesday night sent one man to the hospital with a leg wound.
Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News
EDMONDS — After years of work, the 9/11 memorial park in Edmonds is expected to be completed soon.An opening ceremony is planned for 9:11 a.m. Friday, and marks 14 years since the terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.
Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — A high-school student who was struck by a car and died Tuesday has been identified as William L. Arroyo-Ramirez, 17, of Lake Stevens.
Date: 09/09/2015 | Local News
Lake Stevens-area drivers should be ready for lots of cyclists and runners on the road for the Lake Stevens Olympic and Sprint Triathlon, scheduled for the area from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 12. More information is at
Date: 09/09/2015 | Street Smarts
LAKE STEVENS — A 17-year-old Lake Stevens boy died Tuesday morning after being struck by a car.The crash happened just after 6 a.m. on Highway 9 near Hillcrest Elementary School and Fourth Street SE, Lake Stevens Police Chief Dan Lorentzen said.
Date: 09/08/2015 | Local News
Lake Stevens High School sophomores given exclusive welcome
Date: 09/03/2015 | Local News
Melissa George of Lake Stevens writes: “Are drivers heading west toward the trestle on Highway 204 required to let in drivers turning right off of
Date: 09/01/2015 | Street Smarts
LAKE STEVENS — Things have gotten a little crowded in the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank.Shelves line just about every inch of wall space in the back rooms of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE. The walk-in...
Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News
HONG KONG — Chinese property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group says it’s buying the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series, which also includes the Ironman 70.3 competition held in August at Lake Stevens.
Date: 08/26/2015 | Business Wire
You’ll see a lot of familiar names on the November ballot for positions on the Snohomish County charter-review commission.
Date: 08/26/2015 | South County Politics
LAKE STEVENS — It’s been nearly eight months since Summer Smith’s remains were found among some brambles in the Lake Stevens area.
Date: 08/22/2015 | Local News
Man hikes from Arizona to Lynnwood to shake depression, anxiety
Date: 08/18/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — An Aug. 8 fire in a Lake Stevens mobile home remains under investigation.
Date: 08/17/2015 | Local News
MARYSVILLE — A Granite Falls man accused of opening fire on police in October is facing more legal troubles.Prosecutors last year charged Hans Hansen with two counts of attempted first-degree...
Date: 08/14/2015 | Local News
Movie star's mural on Granite Falls restaurant's wall
Date: 08/11/2015 | Local News
SEATTLE — A Lake Stevens man’s condition is improving after a July 31 accident.
Date: 08/10/2015 | Sirens
LAKE STEVENS — A woman was rescued when a fire destroyed a Lake Stevens mobile home early Saturday morning.
Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News
Alexa’s Cafe: 10115 Main St., Bothell; 425-402-1754; www.alexascafe.com. Live music Saturdays at 7 p.m.
Date: 08/07/2015 | Entertainment
CLEARVIEW — The most important qualification for the job was compassion.Along with compassion, they needed someone personable, who would advocate for patients, said Larry Huff, the Lake Stevens deputy fire chief.Lake Stevens is joining Fire District 7 in...
Date: 08/05/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — A Lake Stevens man is being investigated for vehicular assault after a crash last week that seriously injured a motorcyclist.It happened just after 2 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Vernon Road and Lundeen Parkway, Lake Stevens Police Chief Dan Lorentzen said.
Date: 08/03/2015 | Local News
MISSOULA, Mont. — A 46-year-old Lake Stevens man has died after a weekend canoeing accident on the Clark Fork River in western Montana.
Date: 08/03/2015 | Local News
The local voters pamphlet for the Aug. 4 primary covers candidates in parts of Snohomish County from Lynnwood to Stanwood.
Date: 07/30/2015 | South County Politics
Just like her late father, Sarah Newberg loves classic Fords
Date: 07/28/2015 | Local News
The Herald Editorial Board's endorsements for the Aug. 4 primary conclude with city council races in Lake Stevens and Mukilteo. Voters' top two choices in the primary will move on to the Nov. 3 general election.For Lake Stevens City Council, Position No. 5,...
Date: 07/21/2015 | Editorials
FestivalsArlington Street Fair: July 10 through 12, Legion Park, Olympic Avenue, downtown Arlington. On Friday, 11:30 a.m., Old Time Fiddlers; 2 p.m., Arlington Idol contest; 4 p.m., Slacker pop rock. On Saturday, 10 a.m.,...
Date: 07/10/2015 | Entertainment
Family and friends gather to remember Bradley Hogue
Date: 07/09/2015 | Local News
Your local pothole may soon be filled.The summer road work season is under way in unincorporated Snohomish County areas with paving or chip sealing planned for a total of 107 miles of roadway.By the end of October, Snohomish will see the most road miles treated...
Date: 07/06/2015 | Street Smarts
EVERETT — While temperatures may have been warmer the usual this year, thousands of people lined Colby and Wetmore Avenues along with Wall Street to watch the annual Everett Colors of Freedom Fourth of July parade Saturday.
Date: 07/04/2015 | Local News
The Grateful Dead has three shows left, and local fans look back
Date: 07/03/2015 | Entertainment
LAKE STEVENS — The parents of children removed from a filthy house in Lake Stevens were sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail and five years of probation.
Date: 06/25/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A young mother’s slaying in 2013 will go unprosecuted after state doctors concluded that the suspect remains too delusional to assist his lawyer.
Date: 06/22/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — The state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating a workplace death that occurred Sunday at the Lake Stevens Target.
Date: 06/11/2015 | Sirens
Editor's Note: Police now say the report was made up. An updated story was posted on June 10.
Date: 06/09/2015 | Sirens
LAKE STEVENS — A two-alarm fire destroyed a duplex in Lake Stevens on Friday morning.No people were home at the time, and two dogs were rescued, said Bruce Huston, a battalion chief with Snohomish County Fire District 8 in Lake Stevens.
Date: 06/05/2015 | Sirens
OLYMPIA — Marysville and Arlington will soon have a new tool to help attract businesses to an industrial area they share: a tax break.A bill passed by state lawmakers last week allows the cities to exempt companies from paying a portion of property taxes if they create...
Date: 06/01/2015 | Business
EVERETT — A Lake Stevens man has filed a $2.75 million damage claim against Snohomish County after he was struck by a sheriff's office patrol car and seriously injured last fall."The bottom line is we are still investigating,...
Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News
Several readers have wondered about that new traffic signal on 20th Street SE at Cavelero Road in Lake Stevens, on a steep incline just...
Date: 05/26/2015 | Street Smarts
LAKE STEVENS — Cabinets filled with life jackets that people can borrow for free are opening for the season Friday at Wyatt Park and the downtown boat launch here. They're part of a countywide Safe Kids program that lends life jackets to boaters and swimmers for...
Date: 05/18/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — It's a new brand of supermarket for Snohomish County, one that is entrenched in the Midwest and the South.County Market opened May 1, taking over for Albertsons at 303 91st Ave. NE, No. F. County Market kept all of Albertsons' employees, more than 70 in...
Date: 05/18/2015 | Business
Super Kid Henry Blankenship is set on his career choice
Date: 05/11/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Emma Patterson, 13, already is planning for college. She wants to study art, work at Starbucks and have her own place in Seattle.It'll be an uphill battle for the energetic teen with purple streaks in her hair and an infectious smile. She has Down...
Date: 05/07/2015 | Local News
Teachers in two Snohomish County school districts voted Monday to join the wave of Washington educators walking off the job during one-day strikes aimed at swaying the Legislature.
Date: 05/06/2015 | Local News
Cedar Springs Camp in Lake Stevens draws thousands of kids
Date: 05/02/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — April 15 marked Kevin O’Brien’s 24th anniversary as a firefighter.It also was his first day as the new Lake Stevens fire chief.O’Brien, 48, is moving to town from Orcas Island with his wife, Nancy, and their three sons.
Date: 04/23/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has released the identity of the Arlington man killed in a Sunday crash in Lake Stevens.Uzile Young, 71, died from blunt force injuries.
Date: 04/23/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — A 73-year-old Arlington man has died from injuries suffered in a wreck in Lake Stevens on Sunday.
Date: 04/21/2015 | Local News
Shooter sentenced in drive-by attack that killed Molly Conley
Date: 04/21/2015 | Local News
If you live in Lake Stevens, you probably won’t be surprised to find the city on a financial group’s Top 10 Worst Commutes in the region.
Date: 04/20/2015 | Street Smarts
Crowded Lake Stevens schools put kids anywhere they'll fit
Date: 04/20/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Two people were injured in an collision on southbound Highway 9 at Lundeen Parkway Sunday afternoon and traffic remains backed up for a mile.
Date: 04/19/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — In many ways, Brandon M. Jones has worked to turn his life around.He’s taken up running to improve his fitness.He’s attended AA meetings almost daily to keep his sobriety and to try to help others do the same.He has helped his mom after his father died.
Date: 04/14/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — An Everett man who tried to outrun cops in a stolen motorhome is headed to prison for seven years.James Johns on Thursday failed to persuade Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Michael Downes to send him to drug treatment for part of his prison sentence.
Date: 04/12/2015 | Local News
Family tries to make sense of teen's death from one punch
Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A Lake Stevens father whose young son shot himself in the mouth pleaded not guilty Thursday to reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor.
Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Dave Lingenfelter loved being a paramedic because it kept him guessing.In recent years, his challenge turned to making sure the Lake Stevens fire district weathered the recession.
Date: 03/31/2015 | Local News
Molly Conley's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder
Date: 03/30/2015 | Local News
Heavy-duty lessons learned in marshmallow battle
Date: 03/29/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury on Friday claimed it had reached a verdict on all but one count in the murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing 15-year-old Molly...
Date: 03/27/2015 | Local News
Erick Walker is accused of going on a random shooting spree
Date: 03/26/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Lawyers are expected to give closing arguments Thursday in the murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley in a drive-by shooting.
Date: 03/25/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A jury likely will begin deliberations later this week in the trial of a Marysville man accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley.
Date: 03/24/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A home surveillance camera likely captured Molly Conley minutes before she was shot to death along a rural Lake Stevens road in 2013.Prosecutors also allege that same camera recorded Erick Walker driving by minutes later and blocks away from where Molly, 15,...
Date: 03/20/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing a 15-year-old Seattle girl is stretching into its second week.
Date: 03/18/2015 | Local News
Want to volunteer to keep local streets spiffy? Awhile back, we had a story about Adopt-a-Highway volunteer opportunities. Many cities and towns have their own Adopt-a-Street programs as...
Date: 03/18/2015 | Street Smarts
At $1.28 million, Lake Stevens home among county's priciest
Date: 03/16/2015 | Business
LAKE STEVENS — Prosecutors on Friday filed a criminal charge against a Lake Stevens father whose 3-year-old son shot himself in the mouth in November.
Date: 03/14/2015 | Local News
GRANITE FALLS — Prosecutors don’t plan to file criminal charges against a teenager who threw a single punch that led to the death of 18-year-old Jarom Thomas.
Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — A memorial service is planned Saturday for Robert Marshall, the longtime Lake Stevens fire marshal who died March 2 from heart problems.
Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Two third grade students have been suspended from Sunnycrest Elementary School after finding and sharing pornographic images on a school computer.A third-grade girl searched for sexually explicit images to show classmates, district spokeswoman Jayme Taylor said.
Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News
911 tapes begin trial in drive-by shooting death of girl
Date: 03/09/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The murder trial for a Marysville man accused of killing a Seattle teenager is expected to begin next week.
Date: 03/07/2015 | Local News
Have you noticed this has been a rough year for sickness? It seems like everyone I know is just getting sick or just getting over being sick.
Date: 03/06/2015 | Entertainment
EVERETT — Jury selection started Wednesday in the murder trial of a Marysville man accused of gunning down a 15-year-old girl in Lake Stevens.
Date: 03/04/2015 | Local News
Help for elderly among many options at home & garden show
Date: 03/04/2015 | Home and Garden
LAKE STEVENS — A Snohomish woman accused of hoarding more than 100 cats in a travel trailer last year is now charged with animal cruelty.
Date: 03/02/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The parents of children rescued from squalid conditions in January pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple felony charges.
Date: 02/23/2015 | Local News
It's hard to imagine that fish could have anything to do with a budding baseball career. But if it hadn't been for the Kelliher Fish Co., Branden Kelliher might not have had the opportunities that led to him being selected by the Oakland Athletics in the Major League Baseball draft last...
Date: 02/23/2015 | Business
LAKE STEVENS — A 10-month-old boy was on the verge of kidney failure and so hypothermic that a nurse predicted he would have died within a day had he not been rescued.
Date: 02/20/2015 | Local News
Lake Stevens native's 'Lucky Them' heads lineup in Everett
Date: 02/19/2015 | Entertainment
Lake Stevens' Williams Real Estate adds agentEverett native Chris Bacoka of Arlington has joined Williams Real Estate of Lake Stevens. Bacoka has been a real estate broker for 30 years, with a background in office management, insurance and banking. His goal...
Date: 02/18/2015 | Bizblog
Four Snohomish County school districts are rolling out a new system for reporting safety concerns on and off campus.
Date: 02/14/2015 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Legal troubles keep piling up for the mom of three children who were rescued from a filthy Lake Stevens house last month.Police say the children, ages 7 years, 3 years and 11 months, were
Date: 02/13/2015 | Local News