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Murder suspect shot his father outside home, police say

James Johnston, 30, reportedly claimed the fatal shot was a misfire. He remained in jail Monday.

 

SnoTown Brewing’s Frank Sandoval in 2019. (Aaron Swaney)

SnoTown Brewery owner charged with child molestation

Frank Sandoval conceded his conduct with a girl at his brewery was inappropriate, but he denied touching her sexually, charges say.

 

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Suspect in custody after man’s gunshot death, standoff

Deputies responded to a domestic violence call and found the suspect barricaded on the property near Snohomish.

 

Afternoon traffic moves along the U.S. 2 trestle between Everett and Lake Stevens on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Troopers: Sultan man accused of drugged driving in fatal U.S. 2 crash

Shawn Parrish crashed a Lexus into the back of motorcycle, killing the rider, Mark Camp, according to the state patrol.

Afternoon traffic moves along the U.S. 2 trestle between Everett and Lake Stevens on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Snohomish County, cities announce $9.6M for mental health, shelter

Projects span from Edmonds to Sultan. Each city is using American Rescue Plan Act money, with the county contributing, too.

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Lily Stephens Barnsby and Drake Wilson, co-executive producers of “The Queer Agenda: A Great American Road Trip,” take turns proposing a champaign toast with their families and supporters the night before heading out to travel the country and create their documentary, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at a home in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish-based docuseries to confront anti-LGBTQ laws across US

Episode one of “The Queer Agenda: A Great American Road Trip” starts in Snohomish. The plan is to end in Florida.

Lily Stephens Barnsby and Drake Wilson, co-executive producers of “The Queer Agenda: A Great American Road Trip,” take turns proposing a champaign toast with their families and supporters the night before heading out to travel the country and create their documentary, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at a home in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ride up to Arlington along the Centennial Trail for views of the countryside and a perfect lunch spot along the Stillaguamish River. Taylor Goebel / The Herald photo

Bike hard, eat hard: Take a bite out of Snohomish County’s Centennial Trail

By Taylor Goebel, Everett DailyHerald I love a good sweaty bike ride as much as a post-good-sweaty-bike-ride meal. So when the sunshine and warm weather… Continue reading

Ride up to Arlington along the Centennial Trail for views of the countryside and a perfect lunch spot along the Stillaguamish River. Taylor Goebel / The Herald photo
Snohomish High School is pictured Friday, July 29, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Snohomish High School was negligent in rape of girl in ’80s

A teacher locked a boy and a girl in a room together without supervision. The boy sexually assaulted the girl, a lawsuit alleges.

Snohomish High School is pictured Friday, July 29, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Peoples Bank is hiding 500 green plastic pigs with $20 for people to find and keep. (Submitted photo)

Pig out! 500 piggy banks stuffed with $20 are on the loose

Find it and spend it. The treasure hunt promotion by Peoples Bank wants people to use it locally.

Peoples Bank is hiding 500 green plastic pigs with $20 for people to find and keep. (Submitted photo)
Snohomish’s Cheyenne Rodgers is a talented three-sport athlete who played a key role in the success of the Panthers' soccer, basketball and track relay teams this year. Photographed in Snohomish, Washington on July 7, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Cheyenne Rodgers is a talented three-sport athlete who played a key role in the success of the Panthers' soccer, basketball and track relay teams this year. Photographed in Snohomish, Washington on July 7, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A group of hikers pass by a “no horses” sign on one of the trails at Lord Hill Park on Friday, July 8, 2022, near Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Planning is done at Lord Hill Park — now the work begins

Snohomish County’s preferred plan aims to reduce conflict among hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders.

A group of hikers pass by a “no horses” sign on one of the trails at Lord Hill Park on Friday, July 8, 2022, near Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
James Berntson shows how his farm uses a trellis system to control tomato plants on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Radicle Roots Farm in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Backyard business: Snohomish farm thrives on less than one acre.

James Berntson grew Radicle Roots Farm using smart crop planning and organic practices.

James Berntson shows how his farm uses a trellis system to control tomato plants on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Radicle Roots Farm in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Tomato is charred by Joel Childs Thursday afternoon at The Chef Behind The Curtain in Snohomish, Washington on June 30, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This tiny Snohomish restaurant is a best-kept secret among locals

You don’t have to travel to Seattle — or drain your savings — for a fine dining experience.

Tomato is charred by Joel Childs Thursday afternoon at The Chef Behind The Curtain in Snohomish, Washington on June 30, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Traffic moves along Avenue D in Snohomish next to an open space that could be used for MFTE housing Snohomish is considering adding to the new Midtown District. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish weighs tax breaks for affordable homes, though results vary

Other Snohomish County cities say the tax exemption has spurred some growth, but not much, and at a cost.

Traffic moves along Avenue D in Snohomish next to an open space that could be used for MFTE housing Snohomish is considering adding to the new Midtown District. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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8 injured in crash on U.S. 2 near Snohomish

A Marysville man crossed into westbound traffic and hit a minivan head-on Monday night, according to the state patrol.

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Junelle Lewis, right, daughter Tamara Grigsby and son Jayden Hill sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” during Monroe’s Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Rainy Juneteenth celebrations in Snohomish, Monroe mark progress

Community members say they hope their cities can continue to “build on what has begun.”

Junelle Lewis, right, daughter Tamara Grigsby and son Jayden Hill sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” during Monroe’s Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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)
Rebecca Suryan, an alpaca breeder of over 20 years, gets in the pen with some of her younger male animals Monday, March 28, 2022, at Alpacas from MaRS in Snohomish, Washington. Males and females are kept separate because unlike most animals, they do not have a breeding season and will reproduce any time of the year if left together. The alpacas are herd animals, so they are kept in groups of three or more on the farm. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

This Snohomish couple is enchanted with alpacas from MaRS

Two decades ago, they ditched the suburbs and started raising the fleecy creatures. Today, they’ve grown their herd to about 40 animals.

Rebecca Suryan, an alpaca breeder of over 20 years, gets in the pen with some of her younger male animals Monday, March 28, 2022, at Alpacas from MaRS in Snohomish, Washington. Males and females are kept separate because unlike most animals, they do not have a breeding season and will reproduce any time of the year if left together. The alpacas are herd animals, so they are kept in groups of three or more on the farm. (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)