Noah Haglund

Values of low-end homes in Snohomish County jump the most

People who own the least expensive homes could wince the most when they open the yearly property-assessment notices that Snohomish County mailed last… Continue reading

Snohomish County to pay fired forensic pathologist $150,000

Snohomish County agreed to pay $150,000 Wednesday to settle a legal dispute with a former associate medical examiner who was fired this spring.… Continue reading

Candidates file for 177 elected positions around the county

It’s time to tune into local elections — and it figures to be a pretty good show, if you live in Everett, Mukilteo,… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Everett’s New Life Church members spend One Day doing good deeds

The people make the church, not the building. Members of New Life Church in Everett set out to put that idea into action… Continue reading

Institute of Flight and Seattle museum explore a closer tie

Snohomish County is interested in forming a partnership with the Museum of Flight in Seattle to bring more tourists to Paine Field. An… Continue reading

Everett First Baptist Church celebrates 125th anniversary

A church planted by a streetcar ministry during Everett’s infancy continues to thrive 125 years later. Everett First Baptist Church celebrated the milestone… Continue reading

Appointed county councilman’s youth, connections criticized

Nate Nehring’s youth and political ties were objects of curiosity when he was appointed in January as the youngest person ever to serve… Continue reading

Alaska flights in about a year: Ground broken at Paine Field

The chance to use Paine Field to fly away on business or vacation suddenly felt much closer Monday as political and business leaders… Continue reading

Sustainable Bothell community compromises with developers

At Songaia, they pride themselves on living lightly on the land. So when a national homebuilder prepared last year to raze the woods… Continue reading

County Executive Somers to head Puget Sound Regional Council

Snohomish County’s top elected leader now has some extra regional clout. Executive Dave Somers last week was elected by his peers as president… Continue reading

Stormwater merger plan has clean-water advocates concerned

Snohomish County risks sacrificing water quality along the Stillaguamish River and neglecting drainage problems in other rural areas if it moves ahead with… Continue reading

Neighbors worried about development next to former Everett dump

Two groups of homeowners are asking the Snohomish County hearing examiner to take a closer look at plans for a housing development next… Continue reading

Explosive growth encircles once-idyllic Lake Stevens

When Dick Todd moved to his home more than 30 years ago, the neighborhood southwest of the lake had a chicken farm… Continue reading

State sued over timber sale near Wallace Falls State Park

Environmental groups are suing to stop a company from logging a forest next to Wallace Falls State Park, following a state timber auction… Continue reading

Trump budget slashes $1.1B needed for Lynnwood light rail

Getting light rail to Lynnwood again appears in doubt after President Donald Trump gave further signals that he hopes to gut an essential… Continue reading

Retired Navy officer worked to change law to help vets

Before Josh Dugan retired from a career in the Navy to work for Snohomish County, he often saw sailors run into problems when… Continue reading

With Alaska announcement come high hopes for Paine Field

There are high hopes of turning Paine Field into a Golden Gate Bridge of sorts — one that soars 30,000 feet in the… Continue reading

Alaska Airlines to serve Paine Field in Everett in 2018

Alaska Airlines plans to fly passengers out of Paine Field starting next year. The Seattle-based carrier made the announcement Wednesday. That makes Alaska… Continue reading

For $585,000, county settles John Koster’s free-speech suit

The Snohomish County Council on Monday authorized settling a federal free-speech lawsuit brought by John Koster over his abrupt, public ouster as the… Continue reading