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Lake Stevens development prompts Highway 9 signal change soon
Turning left from Soper Hill Road can be a long wait now. Flashing yellow turn signals could help with more traffic.
Mental health evaluation delays preceded Lake Stevens police killing
“It’s only a matter of time, when a government entity ignores their obligation,” James Blancocotto’s public defender said.
Highway 9 due for more road work between Lake Stevens, Marysville
The state has a contract for crews to go out this year and repair the road between 132nd Street NE and Highway 528.
Man arrested in Snohomish vandalism, hate crime ‘rampage’
The Lake Stevens suspect seemingly targeted those he had personal grievances with, according to Snohomish police.
Man killed by Lake Stevens police in suspected carjackings identified
James Blancocotto jumped into a detective’s patrol car, according to a warrant providing a detailed account of the police shooting.
Teen faces charges in fatal motorcycle crash near Lake Stevens
Friends of Anthony Palko pushed authorities for action after he was killed last summer. He was 33.
Lake Stevens man with alleged white supremacist ties faces gun charges
Storage units belonging to Josiah Degenstein contained multiple arsenals, according to police.
Snohomish Regional Fire asks voters for two more commissioners
The district currently has seven commissioners, but it can keep only five. A Feb. 14 special election could change that.
Family sentenced for running fentanyl ring at Lake Stevens restaurant
Laura Rodriguez-Moreno pleaded guilty to dealing heroin, meth and fentanyl out of Fuente de Café with her husband and son.
Charges dropped for Lake Stevens teacher accused of harassing student
Prosecutors won’t pursue misdemeanor sexual assault charges against Mark Hein, who “has been absolved of wrongdoing,” his attorney said.
Former state Rep. Karla Wilson, 88, remembered as ‘smart, energetic’
Wilson served the 39th Legislative district from 1985 to 1991. She died Dec. 31.
New details emerge in Lake Stevens police killing
The man suspected of stealing a woman’s car tried to get in a patrol car when an officer shot and killed him Jan. 13.
South Lake Stevens Road spur still closed, could open in February
A reader asked when the segment would open because it will cut almost 1.5 miles from his daily bike commute.
Deadly police shooting under investigation in Lake Stevens
One man was killed in the gunfire south of Frontier Village, investigators said.
Cultivating Success class helps newcomers start profitable farms
The 12-week course is starting on Jan. 10. The program was a “reality check” for aspiring farmers, one graduate said.
Helping local youth with disabilities gain full, independent lives
Each year, more than 1500 babies are born in Snohomish, Island and Skagit County with some type of disability or delay, and only 60 per… Continue reading
Santa, you’ve got mail! Lake Stevens pair has a dropbox for kids’ letters
Lena and Brian Schultz answer letters by hand at their Living Aloha Farm, a sanctuary for cows, goats, sheep and chickens.
Lake Stevens City Council appoints new member to fill vacancy
Attorney Ryan Donoghue was picked by the council Tuesday night. He’ll fill a seat left open by Shawn Fredericks’ departure.
Lake Stevens bans Facebook comments, citing ‘fake city profiles’
The city pointed to an increase in spam and a lack of staff to monitor it. Residents say they’re losing a valuable forum.
The wait is over as Costco opens in Lake Stevens
The new store, in the works since 2018, opened Friday. Some came for the specials, others had a hankering for hot dogs.