Stories tagged: Snohomish County
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Man accused of drowning Lynnwood boy and dumping his body in bin
A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Snohomish County enacts Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Snohomish County north of Seattle will begin marking the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, following the lead of other local governments.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Man dies in Snohomish County jail hours after arrest
Authorities say a 35-year-old man has died in Snohomish County Jail hours after he brought there for investigation of an attempted vehicle prowl.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Snohomish County to pay $600,000 in man’s jail death
Snohomish County has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a mentally ill man who died in jail in 2012.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Colville newspaper editor charged with shoplifiting no longer listed on masthead
The Colville Statesman-Examiner won’t say if Kevin Hulten is still employed following charges of shoplifting and his removal from the publication’s masthead this week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
West Side deputy pleads guilty to reckless driving in crash that cost victim his legs
A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to reckless driving related to a crash that cost a man his legs.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Sheriff: Guns used to kill West Side couple possibly dumped near Mexican border
A sheriff in Washington says two guns used to kill a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
‘Deadliest Catch’ captain Sig Hansen won’t face charges in alleged abuse
Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen won’t face criminal charges on claims that he sexually abused his toddler daughter nearly three decades ago, Snohomish County prosecutors said Tuesday after conducting a …
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Washington county officials reach agreement with Japan
Airport officials in Snohomish County say they have reached a formal agreement with counterparts in Japan to help grow their aerospace businesses.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Fire commissioners reprimanded for racial remarks
The Snohomish County Fire District Board of Commissioners has voted to issue a written reprimand to two of its members caught on tape making racially insensitive comments about Mexican laborers.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Ex-teacher caught in Snohomish County sex sting enters plea
A former Washington state middle school teacher who was arrested in an undercover sex sting operation has pleaded guilty to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 8:27 a.m.
Appeals court overturns third-strike conviction
The state Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a former state prison inmate who attacked a corrections officer in 2012.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Snohomish County pays $14.3 million to man who lost legs in crash
Snohomish County will pay $14.3 million to a man who lost his legs after a sheriff’s deputy allegedly ran a stop sign in Everett and struck him last year.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
WSP: Good Samaritan killed, two injured helping stranded drivers
Washington State Patrol is urging people to be careful when helping stranded motorists, after two separate accidents on Snohomish County highways left one good Samaritan dead and two others injured.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Sheriff: Girl’s remains found in concrete-filled storage bin
Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives say a young girl who disappeared several years ago died under mysterious circumstances – and they believe they’ve found her remains encased in concrete inside a …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
Snohomish County Public Utility District pays fines for worker’s fatal fall
Fines totaling $6,000 have been paid in a worker’s fatal fall from a Snohomish County Public Utility District warehouse.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Snohomish County nuns sickened by toxic mold
A group of ascetic Orthodox Christian nuns in Snohomish County have been sickened by toxic mold.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Parents of suspect in Mukilteo party shooting say they’re anguished
The parents of the 19-year-old man charged with fatally shooting three other teens and wounding a fourth at a party in suburban Seattle last weekend say they are anguished over …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Third case of Zika virus confirmed in Snohomish County
Snohomish officials say a teenage girl is the third person to test positive for Zika virus in the county.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Preschool closes after 2 girls sickened by E. coli
EVERETT – A Snohomish County preschool has been temporarily closed while officials try to track down the source of an E. coli contamination that has sickened two students. The Daily …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 6:16 p.m.
Police: Body found in Lynnwood pond
Authorities say they have recovered a body found in a pond just north of Seattle in Lynnwood.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
West Side judge converts sentence for murder committed by 16-year-old
A Snohomish County judge has set aside the life sentence for a man who committed murder when he was 16.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
Missing Washington couple were shot to death, authorities say
Authorities say bodies recovered this week in a remote spot north of Seattle are those of a missing Washington state couple and that they were both shot to death.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Bodies believed to be missing West Side couple
One of two brothers charged in the presumed killing of a missing Washington state couple has pleaded not guilty.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
Republicans believe they can win more statewide political offices in Washington if they are able to flip Snohomish County to the GOP side.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 7:36 a.m.
Washington police officer charged with using excessive force
A Washington state police officer who has repeatedly been accused of using excessive force has now been indicted on a federal criminal charge that he pepper-sprayed a person who was …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Two wildfires in Western Washington fully contained
Two wildfires in Western Washington have been fully contained, but state officials say crews are still mopping up the fires near Gold Bar and Oso in Snohomish County.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Snohomish County schools offer top teacher salaries in state
Six of Snohomish County’s school districts top the list for offering the highest teacher salaries in the state. Everett School District pays the most, with a top base salary of …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Authorities search for brothers in couple’s disappearance
Authorities are searching for two brothers who were involved in a property dispute with a missing Washington state couple.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Judge: Either treat or release mentally ill murder suspect
A Washington state judge has ordered that a mentally ill murder suspect be released from jail or admitted to a psychiatric hospital.