Dan Catchpole

Thousands attend family-friendly Tankfest at Paine Field

Tankfest has grown from a handful of armored vehicles chugging around a patch of tarmac at Paine Field into a full-day festivity with… Continue reading

Helicopter rescues stranded boy from river bank

A family swim took a dangerous turn as night fell Friday near Granite Falls. As the daylight faded, a 12-year-old boy found… Continue reading

Boeing’s Washington tax-break savings in 2016: $242 million

OLYMPIA —The Boeing Co. boosted its investment in Washington in 2016 while garnering less tax savings from the state’s suite of incentives aimed at ensuring… Continue reading

Volunteers step up to put on Cruzin’ to Colby car show

Downtown will be crammed with classic cars and hot rods Sunday and Monday thanks to dozens of volunteers who saved the Cruzin’ to… Continue reading

Trump’s proposed budget better for Boeing — by $1.4 billion

The Boeing Co. came out ahead in the federal budget proposal released Tuesday by President Donald Trump’s administration. The proposal increased spending in fiscal year… Continue reading

Cuts continue as Boeing issues more layoff notices

The Boeing Co. issued more layoff notices Friday, as the aerospace giant continues trimming its workforce. At least 281 workers were told they… Continue reading

Paine Field museum scores rare 1930s de Havilland airplane

One of the rarest aircraft in the world recently landed at Paine Field’s Historic Flight Foundation in Mukilteo. The museum added a 1930s-era… Continue reading

Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX, to Malaysian carrier

The Boeing Co. handed over the first 737 MAX to Malindo Air on Tuesday at Boeing Field. The MAX family of airplanes is… Continue reading

Testing, certification the last big hurdle in tanker production

Already behind schedule, Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is going to be later still. When Boeing delivers the first KC-46 late this year,… Continue reading

Power restored to nearly 8,000 in Marysville, Tulalip

Thousands of homes and businesses around Everett and Marysville lost power Thursday. Roughly 7,800 customers in Marysville and the Tulalip Reservation lost electricity… Continue reading

Construction begins on Boeing delivery center in China

Construction started Thursday on the Boeing Co.’s first overseas plant. The facility, located in Zhoushan, China, is a critical piece of Boeing’s… Continue reading

Everett was the 9th fastest-growing city in the state last year

The city of Everett’s population grew by 2,500 last year, according to recent state estimates. That was the ninth biggest gain of all… Continue reading

Creative Boeing filed, or received 2,266 patents in 2016

Boeing workers were some of the most creative in the world in 2016. Last year, the company was awarded or applied for 2,266… Continue reading

Plano, Texas, considers $200K grant to land Boeing office

The Boeing Co. could get $200,000 from taxpayers for putting its new services division’s headquarters in Plano, Texas, the Dallas Morning News reports. Plano’s city… Continue reading

Troublesome dams in Mill Creek fixed by the ‘beaver deceiver’

The city of Mill Creek hopes a simple device called a “beaver deceiver” can help keep 35th Avenue Southeast above water after… Continue reading

Boeing sent 580 layoff notices to union workers in April

The Boeing Co. issued 580 layoff notices in April, according to state records. Most went to union workers: 217 to members of the… Continue reading

Port of Everett to vote on lease of waterfront mill site

Private development projects in the early stages could bring hundreds of family-wage jobs to an industrial park owned by the Port of Everett.… Continue reading

Historic Flight Foundation brings out ‘Grumpy’ for Fly Day

The Historic Flight Foundation is kicking off flying season with vintage warplane rides this Saturday. The museum’s B-25D Mitchell bomber, dubbed “Grumpy,” is… Continue reading

Seattle Genetics pulls out of $2 billion bid for cancer drug

BOTHELL —Seattle Genetics, the region’s biggest biotech firm, spiked a $2 billion deal to manfuacture and distribute an experimental tumor fighting drug. The company announced… Continue reading

Suppliers say Boeing plans to accelerate 737 MAX production

In the next two years, the Boeing Co. plans to go from making about one 737 MAX a month to more than 50… Continue reading