Helicopter assists in search for burglar in Lake Ballinger area

Our friends at MLT News are┬áreporting that an attempted burglary in the 6700 block of 234th Street Southwest led to a search that woke up much of the Lake Ballinger neighborhood early Wednesday morning. According to MLT News: The suspect opened a sliding door of a home, but soon after the residents woke up the…

Edmonds homes among those raided in marijuana grow ring

The South Snohomish County Narcotics Task Force, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, served 26 search warrants early Wednesday morning primarily in areas of south Snohomish and north King counties — including several Edmonds homes — breaking up a vast, organized indoor marijuana grow operation. Numerous marijuana plants were seized during the operation. Many suspects,…

Fire crews respond to family’s tipped canoe in Lake Ballinger Sunday

A family of four canoeing in Lake Ballinger experienced a scary moment Sunday morning when their canoe tipped and they ended up in the lake. Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews were called to the scene, but fortunately all four family members — included two children ages 3 and 5 — were wearing life jackets,…