Ben Watanabe

Where will the West Alderwood light rail station be? It’s TBD

It will be west of Alderwood mall, but Link to Everett is years away, so the exact site isn’t settled.

Everett district: What should school look like next year?

Everett district: What should school look like next year?

With the academic year over, school district leaders seek input about concerns for 2020-21.

Everett district: What should school look like next year?
Jetty Island ferry service canceled, another COVID casualty

Jetty Island ferry service canceled, another COVID casualty

People can still luxuriate on the sandy strip off Everett’s shores, just pack out what you bring.

Jetty Island ferry service canceled, another COVID casualty
Bus fare is on its way back across Snohomish County

Bus fare is on its way back across Snohomish County

Community Transit and Everett Transit fares, suspended since March, are set to return July 1.

Bus fare is on its way back across Snohomish County

Three injured after suspected DUI crash in Clearview

A Bothell man allegedly blew through the intersection of Highway 9 and 176th Street Southeast.

Why are manhole covers in the road, where tires go over them?

It’s expensive to relocate an entire sewer or stormwater system when the world above them shifts.

Everett yanks Wood Creek acreage from surplus property list

Everett yanks Wood Creek acreage from surplus property list

Mayor Cassie Franklin removed the 92.5 forested acres after public outcry.

Everett yanks Wood Creek acreage from surplus property list
Can higher taxes save Everett Transit, alleviate traffic?

Can higher taxes save Everett Transit, alleviate traffic?

Everett’s ‘Rethink Transit’ outreach and planning process offers options, asks residents for direction.

Can higher taxes save Everett Transit, alleviate traffic?
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