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One killed, two injured in Lake Stevens car crash

Police say the Thanksgiving Day collision left one man dead and sent two to the hospital with serious injuries.

 

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On site once planned for city hall, Lake Stevens OK’s commercial rezone

The city hopes the Chapel Hill property will be developed to will bring jobs. Locals say they’d be better served with a public park.

 

A pedestrian uses the crosswalk at 30th Street NE along 113th Avenue NE near Lake Stevens High School on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State won’t keep federal money from Lake Stevens for ADA issues

In September the state told the city it wasn’t complying with federal law. Upon review, the state is easing its stance.

 

Shoppers walk in and out of Macy’s at Alderwood Mall were Black Friday deals are being advertised on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Go ahead, hit snooze: Most Black Friday deals are online

Braving the stores on Black Friday is still a thing, but more retailers are closed on Thanksgiving.

Shoppers walk in and out of Macy’s at Alderwood Mall were Black Friday deals are being advertised on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Construction continues at the site of the Lake Stevens Costco now slated to open Dec. 2. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Lake Stevens’ new Costco opening delayed till after Thanksgiving

The new warehouse opening was pushed back to Dec. 2. Meanwhile, it’s still under construction.

Construction continues at the site of the Lake Stevens Costco now slated to open Dec. 2. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)
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Lake Stevens voters give a thumbs up to sales tax hike for streets

The 0.2% increase will push the rate in the city to 9.3% on April 1, 2023. It will generate $19 million in the next decade.

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A pedestrian uses the crosswalk at 30th Street NE along 113th Avenue NE near Lake Stevens High School on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State warns ADA issues could keep federal money from Lake Stevens

City leaders wondered why the state is not including other cities with similar noncompliance issues.

A pedestrian uses the crosswalk at 30th Street NE along 113th Avenue NE near Lake Stevens High School on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Stanwood’s Wyatt Custer surveys the field in the second half after coming in as a replacement quarterback for the injured Michael Mascotti against Lakes High School on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Visiting football team endures racial slurs at Stanwood football game

“Our coaches heard (the n-word) throughout the game from their players. It was bad,” Lakes High School coach Dave Miller said.

Stanwood’s Wyatt Custer surveys the field in the second half after coming in as a replacement quarterback for the injured Michael Mascotti against Lakes High School on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Weekend outages cause Snohomish County schools closures Monday

The Arlington, Lakewood, Snohomish and Stanwood school districts were still without power and had road hazards in some places.

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Lake Stevens, Stanwood sales tax measures on ballot

The two-tenths of a percent sales taxes would go to maintain streets, sidewalks and more.

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Lake Stevens High School evacuated for YikYak bomb threat

Two students were suspected of making the threat. The school was evacuated around 11 a.m.

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Mr. Bone Jangles holds his scythe Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Halloween hunk: Meet Mr. Bone Jangles, the hottest guy in Lake Stevens

The sought-after 12-foot skeleton, Skelly, has lit up social media since 2020. In Lake Stevens, spooky season started in June.

Mr. Bone Jangles holds his scythe Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Rena Priest, Washington’s Poet Laureate, addresses students at Lake Stevens High School Thursday morning in Lake Stevens, Washington on October 13, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Something so powerful’: Lake Stevens teens get lesson from poet laureate

Rena Priest, a Lummi Nation member, shared writing advice, read from her works and fielded questions from aspiring young poets.

Rena Priest, Washington’s Poet Laureate, addresses students at Lake Stevens High School Thursday morning in Lake Stevens, Washington on October 13, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett High School graduate Steve Miller claimed the Over 65 Men’s Overall championship at the 2022 IWWF World Over-35 Waterski Championships, held Sept. 12-18 on Baurech Lake in France. (Photo provided by Steve Miller)

Lake Stevens’ Miller wins 65-over waterski world championship

The 2017 Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame inductee finally captures an elusive individual world title.

Everett High School graduate Steve Miller claimed the Over 65 Men’s Overall championship at the 2022 IWWF World Over-35 Waterski Championships, held Sept. 12-18 on Baurech Lake in France. (Photo provided by Steve Miller)
The steak toast at Bapmukja in Lynnwood is stacked with marinated short rib, Korean chili pepper sauce, melted cheese and cabbage. Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
The steak toast at Bapmukja in Lynnwood is stacked with marinated short rib, Korean chili pepper sauce, melted cheese and cabbage. Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
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Highway 9 in south Lake Stevens to close overnight this weekend

The highway will be closed between 20th Street SE and 32nd Street SE. Through traffic should use Highway 204 and U.S. 2.

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Highway 9 work could disrupt travel through Lake Stevens

Construction is set for roundabouts on South Lake Stevens Road and one at North Davies Road and Vernon Road.

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Drivers navigate through traffic at the intersection of Highway 9 and SR-204 on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Weekend closures ahead for Lake Stevens roundabout construction

The first of three intersection closures is set for North Davies Road and Vernon Road next month.

Drivers navigate through traffic at the intersection of Highway 9 and SR-204 on Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Small school districts find special ed ‘safety net’ can be tangled web

Lake Stevens lost about $140K in special education refunds due to clerical errors. Avoiding a repeat will consume staff resources.

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