Janice Podsada

Biggest state delegation ever is in Paris for air show

More than 80 from Washington are attending. State and local public officials say it’s worth the expense.

 

First of two big, new cranes is unloaded at Port of Everett

They are bigger than the existing duo nearby and can accommodate wider ships and heavier cargo.

 

Two big cranes took the slow boat from California to Everett

The new additions to the waterfront will be installed later this year at the refurbished South Terminal.

 

Annual disclosure: Tax breaks saved Boeing $230M in 2018

The company again took advantage of tax reductions enacted by the Legislature for aerospace companies.

Cargo cranes were a bargain at $1 — but then there’s shipping

Two 200-foot-high cranes on a barge are expected to dock at the Port of Everett next week.

An Everett company helps keep the birds at bay

BirdBuffer makes a harmless spray device to keep birds away from food, airports and shopping malls.

A new-wave broadband firm dials up Frontier Communications

General Telephone, GTE, then Verizon and Frontier — what’s next for our legacy phone company?

This Arlington company was hired to ‘cool’ the Patriots’ jets

Commercial Aircraft Interiors has been making airplane cabins look brand new since 2003.

Water-ski maker Connelly is expanding from boards to tubes

Meanwhile, tariffs could raise production costs at the longtime Lynnwood manufacturer.

3-D printing takes the bite out of visits to the dentist

Valley Orthodontic Laboratory uses the new technology to create mouth guards and other dental devices.

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

‘We love Everett!’ A former Seattle business finds a new home

Displaced by big-city progress, Vintage Costumers brought its 40-year legacy north to Snohomish County.

Carbon-fiber aerospace supplier plans north county plant

Boston-based Web Industries expects to employ 70 at a new manufacturing facility in Marysville.

This ‘relentless’ mayor doesn’t let boundaries impede progress

Barbara Tolbert, a tireless advocate for Arlington and the county, will be lauded for community service.

Everett superintendent’s mantra: Graduation is not enough

Gary Cohn urges students to think beyond high school. He’ll be honored this month by the Economic Alliance.

The CEO of Propeller Airports takes a ground-level approach

Paine Field passenger-terminal developer Brett Smith is being honored for landing the airlines.

Silly, useless robots may lead to the next big breakthrough

A “shoddy-robot” hack-a-thon at WSU Everett gave engineering students a taste of real-life problems.

Boeing, in crisis, holds annual shareholders meeting Monday

One proposal up for a vote would require that different people serve as CEO and chairman.

After loading passengers, San Juan Airlines pilot Rebecca Watson pulls chocks before piloting a Cessna 207 for an early morning flight out to the San Juan Islands from Bellingham International Airport on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Bellingham, Wash. San Juan Airlines, which has flown small charter flights from Paine Field for decades, will begin twice-daily scheduled flights from Everett to the San Juan Islands on May 1.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Paine Field lands a 3rd airline, but this one flies Cessnas

San Juan Airlines begins scheduled passenger service from Everett to Friday Harbor on May 1.

After loading passengers, San Juan Airlines pilot Rebecca Watson pulls chocks before piloting a Cessna 207 for an early morning flight out to the San Juan Islands from Bellingham International Airport on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Bellingham, Wash. San Juan Airlines, which has flown small charter flights from Paine Field for decades, will begin twice-daily scheduled flights from Everett to the San Juan Islands on May 1.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett StockPot Soup plant sold, but soup-making continues

Campbell Soup is selling the sprawling plant, and the new Boston-based owner is hiring.