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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.


Everett StockPot Soup plant sold, but soup-making continues

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


Tulalip Tribes official is named the Emerging Leader of 2019

Rochelle Lubbers helped a grieving community heal after the Marysville Pilchuck shootings in 2014.


Dedicated to helping incarcerated youth find a better path

Ton Nguyen also encourages young people of all backgrounds to volunteer their time.

After school shootings, she made sure healing took place

During “that really difficult time,” Rochelle Lubbers of the Tulalip Tribes found knowledge and strength.

This stubborn, compassionate referee mentors young athletes

Joel Taylor learned “grit and fortitude” at a young age from his working single mother.

She’s walking proof that a college degree can take you places

As director of Everett Community College in Monroe, Ciera Graham now serves as role model for students.

Firmly ensconced in Everett, he helps shape the city’s image

Julio Cortes once viewed Everett and Snohomish County as a stepping stone. But he put down roots.

Her effort to help others began with a few words in Spanish

Sara Boyle knows the value of language and is helping others take charge of their community.

He’s busy keeping his promises — very busy

As a co-founder of Leadership Launch, Dan Kittle mentors teens, plans events and helps with dinner.

Bringing different people, ideas and perspectives together

Ambar Martinez works to ensure diversity on both sides of the classroom — among students and faculty.

He works to inspire others at his firm to volunteer

Whether it’s turkeys at Thanksgiving or wells for Liberia, Dan Leach tries to lead by example.

He embraced Snohomish County and hopes you will, too

Narrative Coffee in Everett is a springboard for co-owner Maxwell Mooney’s community service.

Drawing strength from humble beginnings

When he’s not working or studying, Sumit Karn is busy volunteering and organizing charitable events.

United flights at Paine Field bring the world to Everett

The carrier began service Sunday with six daily flights from the new terminal to San Francisco and Denver.

Judd & Black Appliance cuts the ribbon on new Everett store

Judd & Black opens a new flagship store in Everett six months after fire gutted its former location.

BoltBus links Everett to Seattle and other big I-5 cities

The private service begins Monday. Destinations include Seattle, Tacoma, Portland and Bellingham.

Over the decades, these Lynnwood plumbers have seen it all

The Davises started with one truck in 1986. Many rescued wedding rings later, they have stories to tell.

Here are 6 local businesses that have been around forever

Your grandpa patronized them. Snohomish County is home to scores of longtime, locally owned enterprises.