Ben Watanabe

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

How much traffic does an intersection need for a stop light?

A Monroe intersection without a signal caught the ire of one reader.

Stave off stay-at-home boredom and go for a drive

Stave off stay-at-home boredom and go for a drive

With the roads so empty and few entertainment options outside the house, it’s time for a joyride.

Stave off stay-at-home boredom and go for a drive
Staying home without gyms means we should all tour the ’hood

Staying home without gyms means we should all tour the ’hood

To stay active, stroll or roll around your neighborhood, pick up trash, and fight your sweet tooth.

Staying home without gyms means we should all tour the ’hood
Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg

Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg

Coronavirus prompted a run on them. But they’re wreaking havoc on utilities across Snohomish County.

Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg
Not everything is closed as businesses evolve to stay alive

Not everything is closed as businesses evolve to stay alive

Places are offering curbside pick-up and online orders and are banding together to draw wary customers.

Not everything is closed as businesses evolve to stay alive
Six years later, Oso remembers landslide victims, survivors

Six years later, Oso remembers landslide victims, survivors

People gathered to reflect on the loss of 43 people. Work remains for raising money for a memorial.

Six years later, Oso remembers landslide victims, survivors
Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

The 36th Avenue West project started a few years ago and is on schedule to wrap this spring.

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch
Coming: Drive-thru tests, county park limits, Edmonds order

Coming: Drive-thru tests, county park limits, Edmonds order

Across Snohomish County, governments took action Sunday in response to the outbreak.

Coming: Drive-thru tests, county park limits, Edmonds order
Stolen firearm reports down, gun lock giveaways up in Everett

Stolen firearm reports down, gun lock giveaways up in Everett

The program was designed to reduce violent crime, which has, but the relationship isn’t clear.

Stolen firearm reports down, gun lock giveaways up in Everett
Hospital ban on visitors makes a life-or-death choice harder

Hospital ban on visitors makes a life-or-death choice harder

Yuki Tolmie had no phone, and due to COVID-19, no way to speak to family from Providence in Everett.

Hospital ban on visitors makes a life-or-death choice harder

Buses get disinfectant spray, wipedowns as riders stay home

People are heeding recommendations to limit exposure to one another, and transit agencies see it.

Everett eyes keeping sales tax for affordable housing fund

Everett eyes keeping sales tax for affordable housing fund

A 2019 state law allows cities to retain a portion of sales tax from the state for housing.

Everett eyes keeping sales tax for affordable housing fund