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Pilot unhurt after plane crash north of Everett's Paine Field

The pilot of a small airplane that crashed in a wooded area north of Paine Field walked away unscathed from the accident. The airplane, a Cessna 150 aircraft owned by the Puget Sound …
The Family Tree, c. 1970, mixed media, Estate of Peter Fortune

Iconoclast featured at Cascadia Art Museum

Cascadia Art Museum will feature “The World of Peter Fortune" beginning Feb. 21. A Northwest iconoclast, Peter Fortune (1904-1989) created a unique body of work in painting, printmaking, …

State Republicans: Democrats are neglecting the need for more housing in rural areas

Heading into this year’s state legislative session, there was bipartisan support for bills that might’ve expanded housing in rural parts of Washington, including by allowing for more …

Thoughts on Martha Lake, Martha Lake Airport, Flowing Lake parks?

Snohomish County Parks & Recreation is developing concept plans for future projects at Martha Lake Airport Park, Martha Lake Park, and Flowing Lake Park. One open house for all three …

Authorities receiving reports of jury scams

The Snohomish County Superior Court and Snohomish County Superior Court Clerk’s Office are receiving reports of jury duty scam activity. The Superior Court will never reach out to jurors …

Town & Country names a new CEO

Town & Country (T&C) Markets , an independent, and family-owned-and-run market in  Puget Sound – with a store in Mill Creek –  has announced the promotion of Ryan Ritter …

Free winter pruning class at Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens has a free winter pruning class with Trevor Cameron scheduled for Saturday, Feb 17, from noon to 1 p.m. The event is at Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, 145 Alverson …

Sens. Lovick, Liias sponsor a bill to lower the legal blood alcohol level for driving to .05

To curb traffic fatalities, lawmakers are proposing reducing the legal limit for driving while intoxicated. SB 5002 amends the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for driving a motor vehicle from …
Sports
Meghan Nilson

Meghan Nilson – Cheer

Our athlete of the week is senior cheerleader and captain Meghan Nilson. Meghan is a third-year cheerleader and a second-year captain. She always comes to practice ready to work. Meghan is kind …
Archbishop Murphy High School boys swim team at West Coast Aquatics, on Thursday, December 8, 2022 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear)

Evan Wold – Boys Swim

Our athlete of the week is junior swimmer Evan Wold. Evan is a very hard worker who has put in countless hours in and out of the pool to achieve the success he has already seen. Evan is a beast …
Katsuya Edge-Salois

Katsuya Edge-Salois – Boys Wrestling

Our athlete of the week is senior wrestler Katsuya Edge-Salois. Kat has started his senior wrestling season with a 15-5 record. One of his biggest accomplishments so far was being the 190-pound …
Ira Smith
Ira Smith – Boys Basketball
Our athlete of the week is 6'0" sophomore point guard player Ira Smith. Over the last 4 games, Ira is averaging 20 points and 7 assists. In a big road win over Lynnwood, he had 16 points, 10 …
Ashley Fletcher – Girls Basketball
Ashley Fletcher – Girls Basketball
Our athlete of the week is freshman girls' basketball player Ashley Fletcher. Ashley was the leading scorer in the Wildcats' game on Monday, Jan. 22, at Seattle Academy with 17 points. She is a …
Emily Anderson – Cheer
Emily Anderson – Cheer
Our athlete of the week is sophomore cheerleader Emily Anderson. Emily is a prime example of an excellent student-athlete. She works to maintain a 4.0 GPA in the midst of taking challenging AP and …
James Jensen - Boys Swim
James Jensen - Boys Swim
Our athlete of the week is senior swimmer James Jensen. James is a senior and a four-year swimming veteran of the team. He has been an anchor for our relays and a leader at practices. He leads by …
Mateen Usui - Boys Basketball
Mateen Usui - Boys Basketball
Our athlete of the week is junior boys' basketball player Mateen Usui. Through the first 3threegames of the season, the 6'7" junior is averaging 16 points and 13 rebounds per game. Mateen is …
Opinion

Utterly unfeasible? They said it couldn’t be done

Women in Aviation Week is celebrated annually in March. This year it's March 4-10. Aviation history was supportive of it being “utterly unfeasible” for women to become pilots; this …

Police and Fire
At 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, a 36-year-old male inmate was found unresponsive inside his cell at the Snohomish County Jail. As a corrections deputy was conducting routine checks, the adult male …
Schools

Schack Art Center in Everett names regional award winners

The work of 2024 Scholastic Art Awards Regional winners are on display at Schack Art Center in Everett.
Schack Art Center in Everett has announced the regional award winners of the 2024 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2024 Susan J Russell Scholarship …

Edmonds College to host Multicultural Job Fair Feb. 14

Edmonds College will host a Multicultural Job Fair Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. on the first floor of Brier Hall.  Edmonds’ English Language Acquisition (ELA) students and the …

Student Mock Election now open for K-12 students

K-12 students across the state can now participate in the 2024 Student Mock Election presented by the Office of the Secretary of State. The Student Mock Election is a nonpartisan, educational …

Mill Creek Family YMCA launches STEMania robotics team

The Mill Creek Family YMCA now has its own robotics team, STEMania, that competes in local FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) competitions against local schools. The unique feature of the Y’s …
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Making the moral of the story stick − a media psychologist explains the research behind ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Arthur’ and other children’s TV
To adult viewers, educational media content for children, such as “Sesame Street” or “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” may seem rather simplistic. The pacing is slow, key themes are often repeated and the visual aspects tend to be plain.…
With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it
On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …
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Peeking inside the Edmonds Museum’s old jail

Each month on the first Saturday, I take a group of artists someplace interesting in the downtown area of Edmonds. When I first started this activity, which normally takes place in an outdoor …
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