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Police: Marysville man shot sword-wielding roommate in self-defense

The roommates were arguing over eBay sales, according to police. Then one of them allegedly brandished a two-foot sword.

 

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More than 1,100 utility customers lose power in Marysville

The Snohomish County Public Utility District attributed the outages to “equipment failure.”

 

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Calf steers into traffic, closing northbound I-5 near Marysville

A brown-and-white young cow found itself stuck in the median Wednesday. Authorities blocked all lanes.

 

Detective Jim Scharf, left, of Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office with David Mittelman, CEO of Othram Inc. announces the identification on two cold cases Thursday afternoon in the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on June 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Forensic genealogy cracks Snohomish County cold cases from 1977, 1981

Alice Williams’ skull was found in woods near Skykomish. Blaine Has Tricks’ remains were crushed in a Tulalip landfill.

Detective Jim Scharf, left, of Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office with David Mittelman, CEO of Othram Inc. announces the identification on two cold cases Thursday afternoon in the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on June 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Marysville Strawberry Festival is on, but key ingredient is late

Local berries have been slow to arrive due to cold weather. But the festivities will go on, including a carnival and parade.

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The cover of the 1988 Marysville Pilchuck High School yearbook. 20211214

On harm of Native mascots, Marysville has a homegrown expert

Stephanie Fryberg graduated from the school, home of the Tomahawks — for now. She’s a leading researcher on Native representation.

The cover of the 1988 Marysville Pilchuck High School yearbook. 20211214
Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)

Group envisions robust links for Centennial Trail

Leafline Trail Coalition’s map has over 900 miles through King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

Leafline Trails Coalition's vision for over 900 miles of trails would improve connections across King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. (Leafline Trails Coalition)
Flint Ferguson, Bernadette “Bernie” Johnson’s partner, stands next to the dart boards inside the Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett where Bernie would play darts regularly. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A toast to ‘Dart Mom’ Bernie, 78, a fireball in tavern darts

An Everett dart tourney raised cash for hospice patients as a celebration of the life of Bernadette Johnson.

Flint Ferguson, Bernadette “Bernie” Johnson’s partner, stands next to the dart boards inside the Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett where Bernie would play darts regularly. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Fearing crime surge, Snohomish County police focus on patrol

There’s little data that support — and some numbers that contradict — claims of rampant crime.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks during a public safety town hall meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Marysville Opera House in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Marysville man accused of over 12 armed robberies at massage parlors

The suspect reportedly said he targeted Asian spas, “believing they would be hesitant to report the crimes.”

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Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) is hosting an Edmonds Kind of Juneteenth Father's Day Picnic 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 19 at Esperance Park in Edmonds. (Lift Every Voice Legacy)

Juneteenth celebrations span Marysville, Snohomish, Edmonds

The holiday recognizes when the last enslaved Black people learned they were free by federal decree in 1865.

Lift Every Voice Legacy (LEVL) is hosting an Edmonds Kind of Juneteenth Father's Day Picnic 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 19 at Esperance Park in Edmonds. (Lift Every Voice Legacy)
Reverend Kate Kilroy makes a heart with her hands towards passing vehicles during a rally backing LGBTQ+ students on Monday, June 6, 2022, in front of the Marysville School District Service Center in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Marysville schools pause parental consent plan for LGBTQ, other clubs

After experts said it could infringe on student rights — and lead to costly legal battles — board members hit the brakes.

Reverend Kate Kilroy makes a heart with her hands towards passing vehicles during a rally backing LGBTQ+ students on Monday, June 6, 2022, in front of the Marysville School District Service Center in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Tony Hatch coaches wrestling practice at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Conflicted’ feelings in Tulalip: School mascot ‘Tomahawks’ to stay

A state law change fanned a year of debate over whether the mascot is offensive. Tulalip elders tended to support it.

Tony Hatch coaches wrestling practice at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Zachary Robbins

Q&A: ‘Hard choices’ for new Marysville superintendent amid $13.5M in cuts

Zachary Robbins takes the helm of a district reeling from controversies and budget cuts. Yet he’s feeling “encouraged.”

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Liberty Elementary (top) and (bottom, L-R) 10th Street Middle, Cascade Elementary, Marysville-Getchell High and Shoultes Elementary schools. (Marysville School District)

Would Marysville’s school-clubs proposal be unconstitutional?

If approved, it would require parental consent for club participation, which some say could force LGBTQ kids to out themselves.

Liberty Elementary (top) and (bottom, L-R) 10th Street Middle, Cascade Elementary, Marysville-Getchell High and Shoultes Elementary schools. (Marysville School District)
Rhyan Vasquez, charged with second-degree assault for beating his girlfriend, at a hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, May 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville man gets 4 years for pistol-whipping ex-girlfriend

Rhyan Vasquez, 27, attacked her at gunpoint, she told police. She had to undergo oral surgery for a broken jaw.

Rhyan Vasquez, charged with second-degree assault for beating his girlfriend, at a hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, May 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 4, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of retired Lynnwood man

Carl Bridgmon, 70, was a bystander caught in a shooting at Daleway Park in Lynnwood. The suspected shooter was still at large.

Police officials investigate a shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood on April 4, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lyon Torns enters the courtroom for his sentencing Wednesday afternoon in the Snohomish County Superior Courtroom in Everett, Washington on May 25, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett man gets 19 years in fatal Marysville shooting

Lyon “Nick” Torns sold fentanyl to Jason Castle, 42. In November 2020, Torns shot and killed him, then fled to Las Vegas.

Lyon Torns enters the courtroom for his sentencing Wednesday afternoon in the Snohomish County Superior Courtroom in Everett, Washington on May 25, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Zachary Robbins

Marysville superintendent could start a month early

A June start means Zachary Robbins could weigh in on a $13.5 million budget shortfall and a parental consent policy for clubs.

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Martin McFalls (Marysville Fire District)

Marysville fire chief put on paid administrative leave

Martin McFalls, a 34-year veteran, has led the agency since 2015. The reason for the action was not disclosed.

Martin McFalls (Marysville Fire District)