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Jake Martinez-Torralba, left, smiles while and Evelyn Ward, right, does her best impression of a turkey at Central Primary School on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Piping-hot Thanksgiving takes: Snohomish elementary kids talk turkey

“The pilgrims made Thanksgiving. I know that because we read books.” Read on for more lessons from Snohomish students age 5 to 7.

 

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Crew of 4 identified in deadly Snohomish plane crash

The Cessna 208B crashed into a field near U.S. 2. on Friday. A detached wing was found about 200 yards from the fuselage.

 

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

What comes next in investigation of deadly Snohomish plane crash?

A preliminary report is expected in two to three weeks. The final investigation could take up to two years.

 

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Crew was collecting ‘baseline’ data when airplane crashed

Raisbeck Engineering, a Tukwila-based company that specializes in airplane modifications, was leasing the plane.

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Two more deaths confirmed in plane crash east of Snohomish

On Saturday, local authorities determined the plane had four — not two — passengers. Few other details were available.

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

2 killed in plane crash east of Snohomish

Public flight data suggested the plane was a Cessna 208B Caravan departing from Renton. The plane had flown many times this week.

Emergency responders surround the wreckage of an airplane that crashed into a field along U.S. 2 just east of Snohomish on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / 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 Midtown property falls short of $10 million minimum bid

The 9.4-acre plot is back off the market. Inflation and interest rates may have influenced the lower-than-desired bids.

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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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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Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

County Council dismisses appeal over Cathcart Crossing

Neighbors in south Snohomish County had filed the appeal over plans for 286 townhomes at Highway 9 and Cathcart Way.

Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
This screenshot shows a man being hoisted to a rescue helicopter Monday after being involved in a plane crash near Lake Cavanaugh. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Brothers rescued after plane crash en route to Snohomish area

The two men, 78 and 79, were flying from Skagit County to an airstrip south of Snohomish when their plane went missing.

This screenshot shows a man being hoisted to a rescue helicopter Monday after being involved in a plane crash near Lake Cavanaugh. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Neighbors appeal 286 townhomes off Highway 9 in Cathcart

Residents are protesting what they say is a lack of transparency. The Snohomish County Council will hear their appeal Oct. 5.

Phyllis Hopkins, left, and Debbie Wetzel at the site of the Cathcart Crossing project on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Cathcart, Washington. Hopkins is one of 13 neighbors who was left out of the loop about a public hearing and comment period for the proposed development, an appeal alleges. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Snohomish Council rejects tax break on housing for low-income families

A divided City Council worried an exemption for developers would boost property tax bills of homeowners.

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Shooter sentenced to over 14 years for killing near Skykomish

Jeremy Staeheli pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Brandt Stewart’s death in 2019 on a forest road.

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The St. John II, is unloaded at Home Port Seafoods in Bellingham, Washington on April 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

From sea to table: How sustainably-caught halibut ends up on your plate

A fourth-generation fishing family from Snohomish shares the perils, triumphs and realities of catching their livelihood.

The St. John II, is unloaded at Home Port Seafoods in Bellingham, Washington on April 15, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Devin Ryan, left to right, talks with Donald Whitley and Drew Yager before a test ride at Bicycle Centres Wednesday in Everett, Washington on August 24, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New hands take the handlebars for Bicycle Centres

Longtime employees Devin Ryan, Aron Chaudiere and Ryan Brown bought the business that’s been around since 1976.

Devin Ryan, left to right, talks with Donald Whitley and Drew Yager before a test ride at Bicycle Centres Wednesday in Everett, Washington on August 24, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Son, 30, charged with shooting Snohomish father to death

James Johnston claimed “he was messing with the gun, trying to clear a malfunction and it went off.” Detectives didn’t believe him.

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The Snohomish School Board, pictured here, recently appointed Sarah Adams, fourth from the left, to fill a vacant position. (Courtesy of Snohomish School District)

Mental health professional appointed to Snohomish School Board

Sarah Adams wants to emotionally and academically support students as schools “rebuild after COVID.”

The Snohomish School Board, pictured here, recently appointed Sarah Adams, fourth from the left, to fill a vacant position. (Courtesy of Snohomish School District)
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Child, 3, hit and killed while playing in driveway in Snohomish

The deceased was identified as Emilio Vazquez Amaya.

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Former public works site at 1201 Bonneville Ave is slated for affordable in housing in the Midtown District of Snohomish, Washington on April 21, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Small step’ toward affordable housing is big debate in Snohomish

Four months of public hearings have hinged on how much more taxpayers could shell out if the city offers a developer a break.

Former public works site at 1201 Bonneville Ave is slated for affordable in housing in the Midtown District of Snohomish, Washington on April 21, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cars wait to turn onto Highway 9 from Bickford Avenue on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Highway 9 stretch closing for roundabout work next week

Drivers will need to use detours as the closure affects the stretch between Second and 30th streets in Snohomish.

Cars wait to turn onto Highway 9 from Bickford Avenue on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)