Brier residents invited to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Wednesday

The Brier Police Department will be holding “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday, June 1 at Brier Pizza Kitchen from 7-10:00 a.m. Residents are invited to stop by for an informal conversation with Brier police over a cup of coffee. Brier Pizza Kitchen is located at 23631 Brier Road  

National Night Out celebration returning to Brier Aug. 2

The City of Brier will host National Night Out Against Crime in Brier Park on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6-9 p.m. This year marks a return of the celebration to Brier for the first time since 2017. The Brier Police Department is “currently in the process of securing vendors, food trucks, bouncy houses for kids…

Sheriff’s detectives investigating child assault in Brier

Detectives from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are investigating a child assault that occurred in Brier on Saturday, April 9. Deputies responded to a residence around 8 p.m. for a report of a 2-month-old child who was having difficulty breathing. Aid units responded and transported the child to Swedish Hospital in…

Brier holding traditional egg hunt on April 16

The City of Brier is holding a traditional egg hunt on Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m. in Brier Park. The event, for children ages three to 10, will utilize a staggered start for different age groups and features eggs filled with candy and prizes. It was noted on the Brier Community Group page on…

Habitat for Humanity program helps Brier family stay in their home with a new roof

Brier resident Dee Grayson, 77, a retired educator, and her husband William, a veteran, have medical conditions that make taking care of needed repairs on their two-story house quite challenging. However, thanks to the efforts of Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County and its community partners, the couple will now be able to remain in…

Brier hires new police chief

The Brier City Council at its Jan. 4 workshop meeting unanimously approved the hiring of Nick Almquist to serve as the city’s new full-time chief of police. Almquist, who is currently a captain with the City of Snoqualmie Police Department, will begin his new job as Brier Police Chief later this month. “I am very…

Brier holiday tree lighting ceremony Dec. 4

The City of Brier will hold its annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 4 in Brier Park, with Santa and Mrs. Claus set to arrive at 6 p.m. The community event will also feature the Brier Elementary School choir singing carols and a food drive to benefit the Concern for Neighbors Food Bank. Organizers…

Brier Helping Brier online fundraising auction starts Nov. 1

Brier Helping Brier is holding its first fundraising auction online Nov. 1-6 , with nearly 50 featured items up for bid. The nonprofit organization was formed last year during the pandemic to provide assistance for local households that may be suffering from a job loss or experiencing other financial hardships such as struggling to pay…

Dog-O-Ween costume parade and contest Saturday in Brier

Costumes are for the dogs, and for people, this weekend during the City of Brier’s annual Dog-O-Ween costume event from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 in Bobcat Park, 3140 236th St. SW. It includes prizes, a costume parade and contest with judging at 3 p.m. “We’re making Bobcat Park an off-leash park – for a…

Arrr matey: Brier holding monthlong ‘scarevenger’ hunt with prizes

You don’t have to be a pirate to chart your own course to potential prize “treasures” by exploring local parks over the next several weeks during Brier’s upcoming SeaScare Scarevenger Hunt. Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 11 through Sept. 8, 2021, landlubbers and high sea adventurers alike can search Brier parks and its business area for bright…

Brier City Council OKs county sheriff’s office contract for some police services

Following action by the Brier City Council July 13, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office will temporarily provide some police services while Brier searches for a new police chief. The city council unanimously approved, at its July 13 regular business meeting, entering into an interlocal agreement with Snohomish County for supplemental law enforcement services. The city…

Brier to contract with county sheriff’s office for some police services

Facing a shortage of law enforcement personnel at the Brier Police Department, the City of Brier will soon begin contracting for supplementary services with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department. Following last month’s announcement that Chief Mike Catlett would be retiring, city leaders said they would be conducting a search to hire his replacement. The police…

Mountlake Terrace law office moves to Brier

Elsner Law Firm has purchased the building and moved into 23711 Brier Road, where Brier Realty was formerly located. Attorney Justin Elsner relocated his law office, which had been across the street from the police station in Mountlake Terrace for five years, to more spacious digs in Brier that are nearly three times the size…

Brier’s new Little Art Gallery fosters community creativity

When Brier resident Gavin Doyle built a “Little Art Gallery” in his neighborhood, his goal was to add some color for people to enjoy and to share their own creations. Similar to the little lending libraries or food pantries that dot many neighborhoods, Doyle’s structure, which is located on 27th Place West near the intersection…