Janice Podsada

The new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is expected to open next year

Twice the size of the existing casino, the new entertainment venue will replace an older facility.

 

Regulators fine Everett manufacturer $327,000 for oil spills

Two oil spills in July 2018 polluted a stormwater pond and tainted wildlife near Narbeck Creek.

 

Closed for weeks, businesses reopen — but it’s hardly normal

Snohomish County enterprises are grappling with Phase 2 restrictions, unpaid bills and back rent.

 

Amazon innovation contest serves six Snohomish County cities

Got a good idea? Arlington, Bothell, Edmonds, Everett, Lynnwood or Marysville residents can enter.

Expect hybrid classes at colleges and universities this fall

Higher-ed institutions in Snohomish County are planning a combination of online and in-person learning.

Facing up to masked living: What to make or what to buy

Face coverings don’t need to be complicated or pricey, says a medical device expert.

How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen

The city of Everett and the Snohomish Health District want to help employers to move safely to Phase 2.

Alderwood mall in Lynnwood opens to shoppers on Tuesday

It becomes the first regional mall in King or Snohomish counties to reopen under Phase 2.

Funko plans to lay off 25% of its global workforce

The Everett-based pop culture toy maker employs hundreds at its Everett headquarters and warehouse.

Alderwood mall is ready for the governor’s green light

The Lynnwood shopping center, closed since March 24, could reopen in June. But expect changes.

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close — for now

The fate of the vintage aircraft museum that featured Paul Allen’s private collection is up in the air.

Sound Publishing grants to help firms affected by COVID-19

The new grant program offers matching advertising credits to businesses serving Snohomish County.

Boeing workers donate $170,000 to Snohomish County groups

The Boeing Employees Community Fund helps local nonprofits afford food, equipment and services.

Local wedding industry braces for a summer of canceled vows

Snohomish event venues say they should be allowed to operate as restaurants do when they reopen.

Alaska Airlines cuts Paine Field departures to one per day

Commercial air service at small and regional airports, including Everett’s, has dwindled or vanished.

Masks, social distancing challenge interpreters for the deaf

“In sign language, all the grammar and tenses are in the facial expressions.” says Marissa Foley.

Garbage collectors are seeing more junk from our closets

Business is picking up at Rubatino Refuse Removal in Everett. By the way, please bag your trash.

The pandemic’s other front line: Any grocery store’s aisles

At an Everett Safeway, a store director screens employees and gently enforces social distancing.

They care for kids while the parents work on the front lines

There are hula hoops and virtual hugs as the Boys & Girls Clubs offer free child care to first responders.