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Commander Rob Lamoureux speaks about his experience working on Jennifer Brinkman homicide case on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Suspect arrested in 1998 cold case homicide of Marysville woman, 19

Jennifer Brinkman was found dead in her Marysville home with axe wounds over 20 years ago. Her suspected killer, 52, is a Renton man.

 

Marysville Jail (City of Marysville)

Man with hepatitis C accused of spitting on Marysville jail staff

Hepatitis C is usually spread through blood. The suspect, 28, faces allegations of exposing the officers to a contagious disease.

 

Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District)

False alarm report of shooting prompts lockdown at Marysville high school

An unknown caller claimed there was an active shooter at Marysville Getchell High School on Tuesday morning.

 

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring cuts the ribbon at the open house for the Reboot Recovery on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Simple, but not easy’: New mental health center opens in Marysville

Reboot Recovery, a faith-based nonprofit, offers peer-led courses on overcoming trauma. City leaders say the need has never been greater.

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring cuts the ribbon at the open house for the Reboot Recovery on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Tulalip Tribes have joined state and local leaders in calling on residents to stay home when not performing certain essential activities. Six Tulalip Tribes members had tested positive for COVID-19, including a tribal elder who died of the disease, according to the tribes. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tulalip Tribes start planning for their own K-12 school

The move signals potential funding losses for the Marysville School District, though the concept is at least three years out.

The Tulalip Tribes have joined state and local leaders in calling on residents to stay home when not performing certain essential activities. Six Tulalip Tribes members had tested positive for COVID-19, including a tribal elder who died of the disease, according to the tribes. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kevin Flynn, right, a meat-cutter with the Marysville Albertsons, hands a leaflet to a shopper during an informational campaign on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Flynn was one of about a dozen grocery store workers handing out leaflets to shoppers about the proposed merger between Albertsons and Kroger. (Mike Henneke / The Herald)

Proposed merger of Albertsons and Kroger worries employees

Workers at an Albertsons in Marysville urge shoppers to sign a petition blocking the $25 billion deal.

Kevin Flynn, right, a meat-cutter with the Marysville Albertsons, hands a leaflet to a shopper during an informational campaign on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Flynn was one of about a dozen grocery store workers handing out leaflets to shoppers about the proposed merger between Albertsons and Kroger. (Mike Henneke / The Herald)
Andy Illyn with a selection of his greeting cards, Cardstalked, that are sold at What’s Bloomin’ Floral on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Adventure-seeking cop finds new thrill in greeting cards

Mukilteo assistant police chief Andy Illyn unwinds by turning puns and dad jokes into greeting cards.

Andy Illyn with a selection of his greeting cards, Cardstalked, that are sold at What’s Bloomin’ Floral on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A house fire in Marysville has fire authorities warning residents to check their smoke alarms. (Marysville Fire District)

Marysville house fire injures 3; woman in critical condition

A man also suffered serious injuries in the fire Thursday night in the southwest Marysville area.

A house fire in Marysville has fire authorities warning residents to check their smoke alarms. (Marysville Fire District)
Alex Phillips, Karen Mahood and their four-week-old baby Georgia sit inside the family’s home where the production and television sales of Zippered Stockings take place on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

From Mukilteo living room, Zippered Stockings get a national audience

They hit it big on shopping channel QVC. The handmade holiday stockings with zippers and handles sell for $20 to $30.

Alex Phillips, Karen Mahood and their four-week-old baby Georgia sit inside the family’s home where the production and television sales of Zippered Stockings take place on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Top row from left: Julio Cortes, Gary Kemp and Mary Fosse. Bottom row from left: Mark James, Bernard Moody and June Robinson.

Housing, economy, crime loom large in 38th District races

Two state House seats and one Senate seat are up for grabs in the 38th, which covers Everett, Tulalip and parts of Marysville.

Top row from left: Julio Cortes, Gary Kemp and Mary Fosse. Bottom row from left: Mark James, Bernard Moody and June Robinson.
The ecological goal for Blue Heron Slough, upper right, is to restore tidal channels, marsh, and mud flats by breaching old agricultural dikes as seen at Smith Island at left. Shot on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Puget Sound salmon habitat restored with tribes leading the way

At 353 acres, the Port of Everett’s Blue Heron Slough restoration project is among the largest along the Puget Sound.

The ecological goal for Blue Heron Slough, upper right, is to restore tidal channels, marsh, and mud flats by breaching old agricultural dikes as seen at Smith Island at left. Shot on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Five local breweries, taprooms to support after Toggle’s closes

These local watering holes are serving up the best regional brews, both to go and on tap.

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Phil Spirito and Libby Reed play a song together in their home on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Librarian by day, Monroe musician goes back on tour with ’90s band Rex

Phil Spirito has a double-life as “Phil the musician.” His indie slowcore band is getting a surprise revival with album reissues.

Phil Spirito and Libby Reed play a song together in their home on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Former television food personality Graham Kerr meets with residents of Windsor Square Senior Living before giving a presentation on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2022, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

At 88, TV chef ‘Galloping Gourmet’ still sizzles with the ladies

Graham Kerr, the granddad of cooking entertainment shows in the 1960s, calls Snohomish County home.

Former television food personality Graham Kerr meets with residents of Windsor Square Senior Living before giving a presentation on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2022, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Compass Health’s Broadway Campus in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Judge dismisses Compass Health lawsuit over Marysville man’s death

Joshua Klick’s estate argued his relationship with a counselor signaled negligence. A judge found the claim had expired.

Compass Health’s Broadway Campus in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
Amber Weaver, who has worked at the Lakewood Crossing Starbucks for 5 years, with her daughter Melody, outside of her workplace on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Complaint accuses Starbucks of anti-union threats in Marysville

Meanwhile, a mother of two said Thursday that Starbucks refused to accommodate her schedule when she returned from maternity leave.

Amber Weaver, who has worked at the Lakewood Crossing Starbucks for 5 years, with her daughter Melody, outside of her workplace on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Marysville survey asks residents for thoughts on growth, housing

Marysville’s population is about 72,000, making it the second-biggest city in Snohomish County.

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Todd M. Kingma on February 25, 2019. (Washington State Department of Corrections)

Marysville gas station shooter gets over 23 years

Todd Kingma claimed he was defending his family when he shot a man in October 2021.

Todd M. Kingma on February 25, 2019. (Washington State Department of Corrections)
Liberty Elementary (top) and (bottom, L-R) 10th Street Middle, Cascade Elementary, Marysville-Getchell High and Shoultes Elementary schools. (Marysville School District)

Failed levies slashed Marysville sports; now, county will fund some

Through a county grant, the Boys and Girls Club and YMCA will host on-campus athletics for grades 6 to 8, but not in the WIAA.

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

Bigger class sizes, smaller staffs await Marysville students

After two levies failed, this year’s budget includes 45 fewer full-time positions. Most reductions were at the elementary level.

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