GOP senators conclude Sound Transit duped lawmakers

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

 

Some damage undone: Thousands of heroin needles removed

Hand Up Project volunteers cleaned up a patch of woods that some of them had occupied near Everett.

 

Distress beacon leads rescuers to Pacific Crest Trail hikers

Two men in their 20s had encountered snow and waited two nights for a helicopter rescue.

 

Boeing marks the start of 777X production at Paine Field

The new jetliner combines “the best of the 777 and the best of the 787.” Test flights begin in 2019.

Small fire breaks out at haunted house in Everett

Plastic that was supposed to be noncombustable was sitting next to a hot lightbulb.

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EVENTS Education town hall with Reykdal Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal will answer questions about the funding and operation of public schools at a… Continue reading

The way he walked led to police to Everett murder suspect

Then, witnesses said they had heard the man and an alleged accomplice talking about a robbery.

Pair of intrepid musicians climb N. Cascades summits to play

Rose Freeman and Anastasia Allison pack their instruments up mountains for high-altitude recitals.

Families begin relocating from public housing complex

Baker Heights is in need of repairs deemed to costly to make, and will be demolished and replaced.

Flood watches end for Snohomish County

No rain is forecast for the rest of the week.

Everett School Board candidates focus on graduation rates

The incumbent says rates are rising. Her challenger says more can be done.

Help Snohomish County figure out how to make ends meet

Wanted: Five new deputies, a code-enforcement officer, an intact rainy-day fund and no layoffs.

Rules of the road for ‘extra-fast pedestrians’ — skateboarders

State traffic law defines them as pedestrians, and yet they are often in the middle of the street.

For happy, nervous teens, it was a big day to be in the band

Nearly 2,000 students from 17 schools gathered in Everett for the Puget Sound Festival of bands.

‘Family is made of love, and it doesn’t have to be by blood’

“Servant leader” Maddie Hill, an Archbishop Murphy senior, is inspired by her parents to help others.

City of Everett to give $400K to a nonprofit housing project

The city expects to enter a contract with HopeWorks, an affiliate of Housing Hope.

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Firefighters give coats to Liberty first-graders

Marysville Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 3219 on Oct. 12 handed out new winter coats to 80 first-graders at Liberty Elementary School, thanks to a partnership… Continue reading

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