Dan Catchpole

PUD Commissioner Aldrich resigns

Snohomish County Public Utility District Commissioner Dave Aldrich has stepped down, leaving a vacancy on the three-person board that oversees the… Continue reading

Progress made on Port of Everett’s plans for waterfront

Construction workers are making progress on the first stage of the Port of Everett’s plan to turn a stretch of the city’s waterfront… Continue reading

Dargey fraud adds strike against foreign investor program EB-5

An Everett developer’s guilty plea Wednesday to federal fraud charges is the latest example of abuse of the EB-5 program offering green cards… Continue reading

Despite 11th-hour orders, Boeing’s 2016 tally down again

The Boeing Co. booked a big flurry of last-minute orders. But it was not enough to defy expectations that the annual tally would… Continue reading

Developer Dargey could get 10 years, pay up to $24 million

Everett developer Lobsang Dargey faces as much as 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud-related charges Wednesday. Speaking in a… Continue reading

Potala Place developer expected to plead guilty to federal charges

Everett developer Lobsang Dargey is expected to plead guilty to federal criminal charges Wednesday for allegedly defrauding Chinese investors and lenders who put… Continue reading

Mukilteo aerospace supplier has a social-service mission, too

Walk through Orion Industries’ Mukilteo plant and you’ll see airplane innards — wire bundles, part of a light fixture for front-landing gear, air… Continue reading

Declining unemployment rate makes it hard to find good workers

Daniel Pedlar’s alarm goes off every weekday at 4:20 a.m. The 20-year-old rolls out of bed, throws on his clothes — usually jeans… Continue reading

Lawsuit puts Potala Place’s street-level retail space in limbo

Nearly all of Potala Place’s 220 apartments are leased, but the ground-floor windows reveal bare concrete and exposed pipes inside. The project promises… Continue reading

Boeing eyes ending staggered start times to optimize production

Traffic around the Boeing Co.’s Everett plant could get worse in the new year. Streets and highways near the plant already are jammed… Continue reading

Boeing delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner — in record time

The Boeing Co. made its 500th delivery of a 787 Thursday. The plane was a 787-8 for Avianca, Colombia’s flag carrier. It has… Continue reading

Boeing reduces 777X contract engineers

The Boeing Co. slimmed down the number of contract engineers working on the 777X earlier this month. At least a few dozen engineers… Continue reading

U.S. challenges WTO ruling on state tax breaks for Boeing

The United States is challenging the World Trade Organization’s ruling that tax breaks passed by Washington amount to illegal support for the Boeing… Continue reading

Boeing warns of more cost cutting and possibly layoffs

Leaders of the Boeing Co.’s commercial airplanes division told employees Monday that more job cuts and further cost reductions are needed in 2017… Continue reading

Tourists love Snohomish County rivers, woods, whales, planes

Record-high crowds of tourists flocked to the Boeing Co.’s Everett plant this year. By the end of the month, more than 320,000 people… Continue reading

Boeing to make fewer 777s; Everett job cuts likely

Cuts are coming to the Boeing Co.’s 777 line — deeper and sooner than previously planned by company leaders. The company announced plans… Continue reading

Housing market still hot as supply of homes for sale drops

Snohomish County’s housing market stayed hot this fall as home buyers competed over a dwindling supply of houses. High prices in King County… Continue reading

Everett elementary school celebrates new, safer playground

Dozens of parents, young children, teachers and community members endured cold, rainy weather Saturday to celebrate Hawthorne Elementary School’s new playground. Replacing a… Continue reading

No injuries in house fire in Edmonds on Saturday morning

Flames tore through a home in unincorporated Snohomish County near Edmonds on Saturday morning. The blaze already had spread through most of the… Continue reading

Glasair retiree is Arlington Airport’s Person of the Year

Ted Setzer almost became a dentist. Instead, he ended up at Glasair Aviation, the innovative airplane maker in Arlington, where he helped revolutionize… Continue reading