Jerry Cornfield

Election strategy pits one councilmember against another

In Mountlake Terrace, Seaun Richards filed to run against fellow member Kyoko Matsumoto Wright.

Justices frustrated with state’s tardiness on school funding

The high court also struggled to understand how much money is needed to achieve compliance.

GOP senators conclude Sound Transit duped lawmakers

They recommend lawmakers lower car tab fees and require directors be elected rather than appointed.

Everett mayoral campaign is one of the priciest ever

Many campaign donors are giving to both Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy.

Ballots are going out and voting will soon begin

In Snohomish County, one of the marquee contests is in Everett, where voters are choosing a new mayor.

Enough or not enough, that is the McCleary question

As each side argues over school funding, the schools chief pushes for more special education money.

Q&A: The Everett mayoral candidates discuss the issues

We put questions to Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy about the challenges in a growing and evolving city.

Everett mayoral candidate Q&A with Judy Tuohy

“What I’m hearing is most of our citizens are overtaxed. They’re struggling to just keep up.”

Everett mayoral candidate Q&A with Cassie Franklin

“We’re going to have to make some very tough decisions. Every department is going to be looked at.”

John Miller, congressman, author activist, has died

He was known for his dedication to the marine industry, energy and human rights.

As Mukilteo candidate claims scandal, opponents take action

A PAC will oppose Peter Zieve, who revived a disputed accusation that councilman Bob Champion and the mayor had an affair.

Carolyn Eslick

Republican Eslick’s 2018 fortunes may depend on Democrats

She has a formidable House seat opponent in Elizabeth Scott, a conservative former state lawmaker.

Carolyn Eslick

Sultan’s mayor to resign to focus on new duties

5 of the 7 City Council members say they are interested in the position.

Senate panel probes role of Sound Transit in 2016 campaign

The legislators blasted the agency’s release of ORCA card holders’ email address.

When it comes to majorities, Democrats must use them or lose them

Some hope that a Democratic victory in the Senate race will spur a bipartisan Hirst compromise.

The state gets an earful on legalizing home-grown marijuana

At a hearing in Olympia, regulators took comments from the public. They will report to lawmakers.

Everett hearing to air Sound Transit election accusations

The agency improperly handed over email addresses to political forces conducting the pro-ST3 campaign.

Everett mayor election complaint investigation ongoing

The campaign finance watchdog is looking into the circumstances surrounding a $10,000 donation.

Fans’ responses divided over NFL players’ anthem demonstrations

People say they are ripping Seahawks stickers off their trucks, will not watch games.

Lawmakers want to know if Sound Transit conned them on costs

But they didn’t ask for testimony from the transportation committee members who negotiated the bill.