Ben Watanabe

photos by Dan Bates / The Herald 
                                WSDOT spokeswoman Diane Rhodes talks with reporters and photojournalists at the passenger terminal under construction at Mukilteo on Thursday.

Passenger building offers glimpse of Mukilteo ferry terminal

The new facility connecting Mukilteo and Whidbey Island is expected to open in October or November.


Compass Health set to double its supportive housing in county

Work will begin on 82 units of a five-story apartment building after a groundbreaking Friday.


Early light rail station preparations under way in Lynnwood

Parking spaces at the Lynnwood Transit Center park and ride are moving around, but numbers steady.


Is it legal for a vehicle to be longer than its parking spot?

Yes. No. Maybe. Kind of. Sort of. It depends if traffic can move safely behind it.

First popup Everett Farmers Market draws hundreds of people

With about 30 vendors, the inaugural monthly bazaar saw a steady stream of visitors over four hours.

Everett Farmers Market set to launch monthly popup events

Ahead of the official season opener on Mother’s Day in May, the market is bolstering its offseason.

Keep Everett port cranes as-is, or pay for blue paint, lights?

The FAA requires safety markings, including the white paint and red stripes already on them.

Prepare (again) for more rain, with flood and landslide risk

Western Washington hardly had time to dry out from last week’s flooding before another round hits.

When other lights are red, what’s a flashing yellow arrow mean?

In Marysville’s busy and growing 116th Street NE area, a left-turn signal caused some confusion.

Everett teen changed his attitude and is ready to graduate

Armando Anguiano-Escutia, an ACES High School senior, caught up on credits at alternative school.

Namesake for Everett’s newest park was a pioneering educator

The city took almost 2 years to name the 1.4-acre space next to the new Everett Family YMCA.

No large-scale supportive housing in Everett’s single-family areas

The decision spiked proposed apartments for students and families, which were opposed by neighbors.

Everett might declare a climate emergency, adopt action plan

City council members are scheduled Wednesday to consider a resolution “to get the public’s attention.”

Long-closed gazebo at Everett’s Clark Park may be set free

For years the gazebo in Everett’s first park has been fenced off, to deter vandalism and other damage.

Supportive housing may be barred from single-family zones

The Everett City Council is set to vote on the issue, which may delay homeless student housing.

Nearly all Everett golf course fees to increase this year

Business has dipped in recent years at Everett’s Legion Memorial and Walter E. Hall golf courses.

How are streets named? It depends

Naming a road probably requires city or county council approval — a long process across the county.

Concerns, questions delay Everett Station Improvement Area

The Everett Station District Alliance disputed criticism and was confident it had enough support.

County Council backs contested timber harvest near Gold Bar

The state Department of Natural Resources trees could go to auction by May, with road work soon after.

A tattoo-covered, flag-waving Everett icon dies

Samiu Bloomfield was found and taken to a hospital after he went missing a few days. He was 70.