Noah Haglund

Everett marchers: ‘There’s too much to protest’ for one sign

About 150 people joined the “March to Impeach” from the waterfront to a county courthouse rally.

Everett district relents on eminent domain moving expenses

Homeowners near Bothell still must be out by April to make way for a planned new high school.

Alaska Airlines has selected destinations for new service from Paine Field. (Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines will fly from Everett to 8 West Coast cities

Two destinations that didn’t make the list were Spokane and Hawaii.

Alaska Airlines has selected destinations for new service from Paine Field. (Alaska Airlines)

Work on damaged Index-Galena route could begin in 2019

Most of the work is done, but a half a mile of the roadway is still under water.

2 arrested on suspicion of illegally cutting down Douglas fir trees

Illegal harvesting of timber on state trust land is a perennial problem.

Mill Creek accepting applications for council seat

The previous occupant stepped down after revealing he had moved out of city limits.

What’s in a name? A bit of fun

State foresters can get creative when labeling their timber units.

Losing a home to eminent domain hurts — and leaving is costly

Bruce Gutschmidt and his partner must move, at their own expense, by April to make way for a school.

Federal panel moves Everett’s opioid lawsuit out of state

Case was joined with similar suits around country, for “efficiency,” which could slow the process.

Another opioid impact: Rising expense for public defenders

More criminal cases meant having to spend a half-million dollars more for court-appointed attorneys.

No new courthouse, but buildings will be demolished anyway

The county used eminent domain to buy a half-dozen properties at Rockefeller Avenue and Wall Street.

Shoulder-driving could ease the morning I-5 bus commute

Sound Transit and the state propose reconfiguring southbound lanes from Lynnwood to Mountlake Terrace.

A drawing of the Lynnwood Link Light Rail station. [1] Bike racks; [2] parking garage; [3] station entrance; [4] elevator; [5] elevated platform. (Sound Transit)

Sound Transit a ‘little nervous’ about $1.2B light rail grant

One worry is that Trump’s infrastructure plans could support private toll roads over mass transit.

A drawing of the Lynnwood Link Light Rail station. [1] Bike racks; [2] parking garage; [3] station entrance; [4] elevator; [5] elevated platform. (Sound Transit)
Paul Karaitis performs during G. F. Handel’s Messiah with Northwest Chorale Saturday night at Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds on December 9, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Handel’s ‘Messiah’: A classic for the holidays

Northwest Chorale performed the 1741 musical story of Christ to raise money for Northwest Harvest.

Paul Karaitis performs during G. F. Handel’s Messiah with Northwest Chorale Saturday night at Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds on December 9, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish County has its own history of train derailments

Officials from Snohomish County are bound to play important roles as more becomes known.

County budget takes effect without Somers’ signature

The council passed its version with unanimous support and could have overridden an executive veto.

Losing Mill Creek candidate wants to be declared the winner

Carmen Fisher sued to get the council seat now vacated by incumbent Sean Kelly, who lives elsewhere.

Snohomish County’s campaign to land the 797 takes off

Executive Dave Somers announced the formation of a task force to urge Boeing to build the plane here.

County frees up $1.6M for Everett’s low-barrier housing

The plan appears on track for the City Council to transfer land ahead of next month’s groundbreaking.

County plans to sue to recoup costs from ballot drop-box law

A quarter-million dollars could be spent adding 19 ballot boxes in rural areas.