Ben Watanabe

Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.

Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo
Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites

Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites

Some employees are on furlough or will transfer to Everett locations, and seven are set for layoffs.

Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites
Neighbors oppose Everett’s possible sale of 92.5 wooded acres

Neighbors oppose Everett’s possible sale of 92.5 wooded acres

The city has owned the land around Wood Creek, which was once its water supply, for decades.

Neighbors oppose Everett’s possible sale of 92.5 wooded acres

Why does a left-turn signal go green when no cars are there?

A commuter noticed the anomaly at an intersection on Everett Mall Way.

Traffic’s creeping back and some transit to collect fares again

Traffic’s creeping back and some transit to collect fares again

Community Transit and Sound Transit are set to resume fares June 1, but not Everett Transit.

Traffic’s creeping back and some transit to collect fares again

Everett Farmers Market welcomes back walkers

Social distancing will be key to keeping pedestrians safe at city market.

Everett sheds more than 160 employees as part of budget cuts

Everett sheds more than 160 employees as part of budget cuts

The way the furloughs and layoffs happened drew a sharp response from the employees’ union.

Everett sheds more than 160 employees as part of budget cuts

Articulated buses with few riders? Better social distancing

The extra room on the 60-foot buses allows for greater spacing between riders and from drivers.

Marysville-Lake Stevens roundabout work to cause congestion

There will be detours this week at 83rd Avenue Northeast and Soper Hill Road.

Former Nord Door’s roof caved in, pushing wall toward road

Former Nord Door’s roof caved in, pushing wall toward road

A wall of the once-bustling Everett factory leans toward the sidewalk and West Marine View Drive.

Former Nord Door’s roof caved in, pushing wall toward road
Arthur Bender, right, sticks out his sign to direct and high-five a drive-in church goer at Marysville Foursquare Gospel Church on Sunday, May 10, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Parking lot parishioners congregate at church in Marysville

Houses of worship can host drive-in services to deliver religious and spiritual messages.

Arthur Bender, right, sticks out his sign to direct and high-five a drive-in church goer at Marysville Foursquare Gospel Church on Sunday, May 10, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Traffic’s thin but we’re still waiting for the light to change

Traffic’s thin but we’re still waiting for the light to change

An Everett man sat at a stoplight for a full minute without any crossing traffic. What gives?

Traffic’s thin but we’re still waiting for the light to change
Port of Everett work forges ahead at Kimberly-Clark site

Port of Everett work forges ahead at Kimberly-Clark site

COVID-19 has impacted waterfront tenants, especially restaurants, but some port projects are moving on.

Port of Everett work forges ahead at Kimberly-Clark site

Water bill help available for people living in Everett

The city increased how much financial aid customers can receive and expanded who qualifies.

Funko gets its Pop! from creative minds in Everett

Funko gets its Pop! from creative minds in Everett

The company’s team at its Wetmore Avenue headquarters is behind all of the intricate details that make a must-have toy.

Funko gets its Pop! from creative minds in Everett
Even in a pandemic, buses and transit keeps rolling

Even in a pandemic, buses and transit keeps rolling

Millions in federal CARES Act funding is marked for Community and Everett transit agencies.

Even in a pandemic, buses and transit keeps rolling
Cities cut events, jobs and services to brace for tax losses
Cities cut events, jobs and services to brace for tax losses
Big changes in store for Snohomish County farmers markets
Big changes in store for Snohomish County farmers markets
Snohomish County picks favored light rail station locations

Snohomish County picks favored light rail station locations

To anticipate development, the county is suggesting preferred locations 15 years before they’ll be built.

Snohomish County picks favored light rail station locations
Bike shops and trails in Snohomish County are open and busy

Bike shops and trails in Snohomish County are open and busy

Nice weather and a litany of outdoor activity restrictions are nudging people to hop on bicycles.

Bike shops and trails in Snohomish County are open and busy