Ben Watanabe

Bars, cafes and tai chi set for Everett ‘streatery’ spaces
Bars, cafes and tai chi set for Everett ‘streatery’ spaces
E-bikes can use Centennial Trail, but not other motormobiles
E-bikes can use Centennial Trail, but not other motormobiles
Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up

Lake Stevens and Marysville worked together on the traffic infrastructure because of nearby development.

Soper Hill roundabout and pedestrian trail work wraps up
Overnight light rail work to close Highway 104 and I-5 ramps

Overnight light rail work to close Highway 104 and I-5 ramps

Starting Monday, the links between the freeway and highway will close nightly for light rail work.

Overnight light rail work to close Highway 104 and I-5 ramps
Everett church wants to host tent camp; city ponders process

Everett church wants to host tent camp; city ponders process

Everett United Church of Christ is applying to host one. It’s a 45-day process.

Everett church wants to host tent camp; city ponders process
Brace for delays along U.S. 2 for bridge and road work

Brace for delays along U.S. 2 for bridge and road work

Projects between Snohomish and Index are set for the coming week, with single-lane traffic in spots.

Brace for delays along U.S. 2 for bridge and road work
Did you get a late car-tab renewal notice? You’re not alone

Did you get a late car-tab renewal notice? You’re not alone

Meanwhile, a reader is upset with a “hidden” 3% fee for using a credit card to pay for registration.

Did you get a late car-tab renewal notice? You’re not alone
Despite drownings, TikTok fame draws hordes to Eagle Falls

Despite drownings, TikTok fame draws hordes to Eagle Falls

The swimming hole in east Snohomish County has been cramped with people — and bad parkers along U.S. 2.

Despite drownings, TikTok fame draws hordes to Eagle Falls
Not just curb ramps: The ADA turns 30, and there’s more to do

Not just curb ramps: The ADA turns 30, and there’s more to do

The landmark civil rights legislation ensures people have equitable access in public places.

Not just curb ramps: The ADA turns 30, and there’s more to do
Everett’s $1 million CARES funds go to bills, bars and diners

Everett’s $1 million CARES funds go to bills, bars and diners

The city selected 50 small businesses and 11 nonprofit service providers for $10,000 to $100,000.

Everett’s $1 million CARES funds go to bills, bars and diners
Two men drown in lakes; several rescued from Eagle Falls

Two men drown in lakes; several rescued from Eagle Falls

The hot weather lured people to potentially dangerous waters.

Two men drown in lakes; several rescued from Eagle Falls
Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent

Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent

The temporary retaining wall blocks will be replaced with different retaining wall blocks.

Light rail-supporting ‘LEGO’-looking slabs aren’t permanent
Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets

Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets

The city wants to encourage social distancing and active transportation. That means biking, walking.

Everett to soon restrict traffic on four segments of streets
Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?

Development sites have requirements. Paving season is underway in unincorporated Snohomish County.

Reader: Are developers responsible for repairing roads?
Lime scooters are unofficially, temporarily back in Everett

Lime scooters are unofficially, temporarily back in Everett

The electric rides popped up around north Everett in the past week. They’re probably from Bothell.

Lime scooters are unofficially, temporarily back in Everett
Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options

Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options

The city approved a $2.3 million study of the busy interchange, with an eye on alleviating backups.

Everett wants a look at I-5, U.S. 2 interchange options
Everett’s Grand Avenue bridge getting closer to opening

Everett’s Grand Avenue bridge getting closer to opening

Construction is set to finish later this month. But don’t expect a grand opening party.

Everett’s Grand Avenue bridge getting closer to opening
These wireless devices help Everett manage traffic

These wireless devices help Everett manage traffic

The diamond/square-shaped panels are wireless antennas/radios for the city’s Ethernet communication.

These wireless devices help Everett manage traffic
Other fireworks shows are canceled, but not Marysville’s

Other fireworks shows are canceled, but not Marysville’s

Amid the pandemic, most cities and towns are getting creative with drive-by parades and decorations instead.

Other fireworks shows are canceled, but not Marysville’s
Everett High students seek equity, racial justice

Everett High students seek equity, racial justice

Members of the school’s Black Student Union issued a list of student demands during a protest June 6.

Everett High students seek equity, racial justice