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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.

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.