Janice Podsada

Eviation's all-electric plane in flight Tuesday morning in Moses Lake, Washington, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eviation)

Arlington’s all-electric plane, Alice, takes first test flight

Eviation Aircraft’s battery-powered plane logs successful first flight from Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake.

 

MyMyToyStore.com owner Tom Harrison at his brick and mortar storefront on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Near-death experience planted seeds for downtown Everett toy store

Former attorney Tom Harrison survived 9/11. It caused him to ask what’s important in life. Today, he runs MyMyToyStore.

 

Snoop Dogg in a video announces the opening of 'Tha Dogg House' in January 2023. (Screenshot).

Dogg toyz: Funko, rapper Snoop Dogg greenlight new retail venture

“Tha Dogg House” opening next year in Inglewood, California, will be Funko’s third U.S. retail store.

 

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Mountlake Terrace medical transport service will close

Falck Northwest, which provides non-emergency patient transport, will lay off 123 workers around Puget Sound.

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Gregory Davis

Arlington’s Eviation makes Gregory Davis its permanent CEO

The interim CEO will continue as president for the electric aircraft maker; Eviation just inked a deal for 50 new planes.

Gregory Davis
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Snohomish County remote work study echoes national sentiment

Roughly 50% of workers won’t take a job that requires them to be in the office full-time, a survey found.

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Jim and Karen Staniford have owned the Vintage Cafe on Hewitt Avenue for 40 years.  They have changed the name of the cafe, and the menu over the years, but it has stayed in the same place. (Dan Bates/The Herald)

Karen Staniford, founder of storied Vintage Cafe, dies at 79

The cafe’s former owner was “feisty and independent, a force to be reckoned with when she put her mind to something.”

Jim and Karen Staniford have owned the Vintage Cafe on Hewitt Avenue for 40 years.  They have changed the name of the cafe, and the menu over the years, but it has stayed in the same place. (Dan Bates/The Herald)
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Business briefs: Leadership Snohomish County names new executive director

Plus a new short-term, career programs at Edmonds College, state grants for small businesses and more.

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FILE - Test engineer Jacob Wilcox pulls his arm out of a glove box used for processing sodium at TerraPower, a company developing and building small nuclear reactors, Jan. 13, 2022, in Everett, Wash. A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community where a coal plant is closing. Bill Gates' company, TerraPower, plans to build an advanced, nontraditional nuclear reactor and employ workers from a local coal-fired power plant scheduled to close soon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Everett nuclear research facility gets $750 million infusion

Bellevue’s TerraPower, which operates an Everett facility, got a hefty investment to fund research.

FILE - Test engineer Jacob Wilcox pulls his arm out of a glove box used for processing sodium at TerraPower, a company developing and building small nuclear reactors, Jan. 13, 2022, in Everett, Wash. A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is sited in a community where a coal plant is closing. Bill Gates' company, TerraPower, plans to build an advanced, nontraditional nuclear reactor and employ workers from a local coal-fired power plant scheduled to close soon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Sean Jones, membership executive of Everett's Freedom Boat Club, helps club member Carolyn Duncan load equipment onto her boat before she and a friend head out crabbing onThursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at the Port of Everett in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

New Everett franchise offers boats at Everett Marina

Freedom Boat Club’s newest Washington location is in Everett, with six boats available to its members.

Sean Jones, membership executive of Everett's Freedom Boat Club, helps club member Carolyn Duncan load equipment onto her boat before she and a friend head out crabbing onThursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at the Port of Everett in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Scott Forslund (Courtesy of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett)

Founding director of Providence Institute to retire

Scott Forslund’s last day is Sept. 5. Jessica Burt will become the new director.

Scott Forslund (Courtesy of Providence Regional Medical Center Everett)
An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Flights from Paine Field to Anchorage will begin this fall

Starting Nov. 30, Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights from Paine Field to Anchorage, Alaska.

An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
Darren Redick (Providence Swedish North Puget Sound)

CEO of Providence Swedish North Puget Sound steps down

Darren Redick served about a year. Kristy Carrington, chief nursing officer of Providence North Division, was named interim CEO.

Darren Redick (Providence Swedish North Puget Sound)
OnTrac Logistics has leased a building now under construction at Bay Wood Business Park on Everett's waterfront. The shipping company will open a facility there later this year that will employ 400 people. (Artist Rendering/Broderick Group.)

New Everett shipping facility to generate 400 jobs

OnTrac Logistics has leased a new building on the 12½-acre Baywood Business Park on Everett’s waterfront.

OnTrac Logistics has leased a building now under construction at Bay Wood Business Park on Everett's waterfront. The shipping company will open a facility there later this year that will employ 400 people. (Artist Rendering/Broderick Group.)
Patrons view the 787 exhibition Thursday morning at the Boeing Future of Flight Musuem at Paine Field on October 8, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Paine Field was county’s No. 1 tourist attraction. Not now

Snohomish County officials hope festivals and outdoor activities will fill Paine Field tourist gap.

Patrons view the 787 exhibition Thursday morning at the Boeing Future of Flight Musuem at Paine Field on October 8, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field in Everett. (Janice Podsada / The Herald) 20220419

Flying Heritage Museum to reopen with new owner at Paine Field

Walmart heir Steuart Walton bought the historic aircraft and artifacts. The museum is set to reopen within the year.

The Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field in Everett. (Janice Podsada / The Herald) 20220419
The Lab@Arlington is a new one-stop shop for entrepreneurs and inventors located at 404 N. Olympic Ave. (Photo credit: TheLab@Arlington)

New Arlington business incubator opens

TheLab@Arlington is a new one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, inventors and business owners.

The Lab@Arlington is a new one-stop shop for entrepreneurs and inventors located at 404 N. Olympic Ave. (Photo credit: TheLab@Arlington)
Think Tank Cowork in Everett, Washington on July 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The first co-working space opens in downtown Everett

Think Tank Cowork’s owner hopes the facility will inspire other business owners to call Everett home.

Think Tank Cowork in Everett, Washington on July 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
New LGI Homes on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Sultan, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The real estate market took an abrupt turn this spring

Mortgage rates are up, but home inspections, seller concessions are back on the table for buyers.

New LGI Homes on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Sultan, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Derrick Boss, owner of Above and Beyond Asbestos Removal in Bothell, left 10 gallons of asbestos material on one customer’s floor. The customer had to hire another company to complete the work. (Washington State Office of the Attorney General)

Owner of Edmonds asbestos removal company guilty of theft, forgery

The contractor exposed homeowners and employees to asbestos. He also forged his ex-girlfriend’s signature on documents.

Derrick Boss, owner of Above and Beyond Asbestos Removal in Bothell, left 10 gallons of asbestos material on one customer’s floor. The customer had to hire another company to complete the work. (Washington State Office of the Attorney General)