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Dakota Jones Graduates from Ranger School

Dakota Jones, recent graduate of West Point Military Academy, recently passed Army Ranger School. Ranger School is one of the toughest training courses for which a Soldier can... — Updated 3/16/2020 Full story

 By Madeline Coats    News

CORRECTION: Prop. 1 rejected by voters

This correction is in response to an incorrect fact stated in the election results story posted Nov. 13. Snohomish County Fire District 7 will not restore its fire levy to $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The proposition... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Madeline Coats    News

Snohomish County rejects affirmative action

About 54.5% of Snohomish County voted to reject Referendum 88 in the General Election Nov. 5. Washington voters also elected to reject the measure, with a very tight margin of 50.36% to 49.64%. Ref. 88 was designed to require a... — Updated 11/13/2019


Community raises $38K for Children's Therapeutic Center

"An Evening at Emory's" raised over $38,000 for Tomorrow's Hope Child Development Center at Housing Hope. This event hosted over 100 supporters, with proceeds going to support... — Updated 11/13/2019


Vitamin E acetate may be primary culprit in vaping injury cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new study Nov. 8 on the association between vitamin E acetate and vaping-associated lung injury. In light of this new... — Updated 11/13/2019


Westgate Chapel serving 25th annual Thanksgiving dinner

Turkey with all the trimmings is on the menu for Westgate Chapel’s 25th annual Thanksgiving dinner. The church will host a free community dinner Thursday, Nov. 28, at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Reser... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Pamela Gompf    Opinion

All Saints Day: We are all saints and sinners

As families start planning for the holidays on who is going to gather at whose house for which holiday, I encounter common conversations. “It’s always so stressful” or... — Updated 11/13/2019


Lynnwood fire on 196th claims lives of two Shoreline children

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified 7-year-old Mardoqueo Jimenez Lopez and 15-year-old Victoria Jimenez Lopez, both of Shoreline, as the victims of a Lynnwood apartment fire Sunday, Nov. 2. Both died from smoke... — Updated 11/13/2019


Police Blotter | Oct. 30 - Nov. 7

10/30 Mail theft A caller reported that someone tried to pry open community mailboxes on the 11100 block of Chennault Beach Rd. The officers collected vehicle surveillance of the mailboxes and it does indeed show a male at... — Updated 11/13/2019


Deputies investigate threats at Glacier Peak High School  

An anonymous threat made against Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish prompted the school to evacuate and close the campus today while the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation. The threats, which were... — Updated 11/13/2019


Safety always comes first in Mukilteo

Studies show Mukilteo is ranked the 35th safest city in Washington. The analysis found that Mukilteo (population 21,662) emerged on the list with a safety score of 76.51 out of 100. The city has a violent crime rate of 1.34 per... — Updated 11/13/2019

 By Madeline Coats    Schools

Vapor devices are hard to recognize

Jennifer Reid from the Snohomish Health District (SHD) educated parents at Kamiak High School about the dangers of vaping and the importance of recognizing a vapor device at a PTO... — Updated 11/13/2019


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