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Interns learn the nuts and bolts and rivets of manufacturing

A Boeing program helps get high school students ready for immediate employment in aerospace.

The Washington State University Everett campus on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Everett.. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU’s new Everett home is a tangible touchstone for students

Before the new Broadway building, students in the branch’s various disciplines seemed rarely to mingle.

The Washington State University Everett campus on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Everett.. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

FAA could release new passenger service report in September

Meanwhile, the airline terminal at Paine Field in Everett is expected to be ready in October.

A guide to area colleges and universities

Snohomish County is home to more than 15 institutions of higher education.

New EdCC president is exploring the college’s future role

Says Amit Singh: “It takes time to transform a college. This is a place I want to stay a long time.”

Alexey Ryabinin, center, looks up while his fellow classmates inspect the interior of a BAC Jet Provost that they removed a Viper engine from during class at Everett Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Now there’s a swing shift for aviation tech training at EvCC

A state grant has enabled the college to offer its two-year maintenance program to more students.

Alexey Ryabinin, center, looks up while his fellow classmates inspect the interior of a BAC Jet Provost that they removed a Viper engine from during class at Everett Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

UW Bothell works hard to nurture first-generation students

Financial aid is only the start. First-in-family college students also need a support system.

Taco Bell franchisee cited for labor violations

The Department of Labor and Industries is proposing $70,000 in fines.

Snohomish among 6 hard-hit counties to get opioid funds

State receives almost $5 million to help addicts and their caregivers return to the workplace.

3 challengers hope to unseat appointed PUD commissioner

The utility serves more than 348,000 electric customers in Snohomish County and on Camano Island.

An experimental Boeing plane hangs visitors looking at engines and planes on display at the Future of Flight on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Boeing Co., plans this year to operate the Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing will take the controls at the Future of Flight museum

The county’s contract with the current operator, the Institute of Flight, is expiring.

An experimental Boeing plane hangs visitors looking at engines and planes on display at the Future of Flight on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Boeing Co., plans this year to operate the Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

4 challenging veteran on Snohomish County PUD

The utility serves more than 348,000 electric customers in the county and on Camano Island.

Paine Field to briefly close main runway

The temporary shutdown is needed after work applying a fog seal treatment didn’t perform as expected.

Coastal bank has a good first day of Wall Street trading

The Everett-based company’s stock was offered at $14.50 and rose to $16.40 by the close of trading.

Schack Art Center director joins new state tourism board

Judy Tuohy is also an Everett City Council member. The state has resumed funding tourism promotion.

The DeLorean future of the past is present in Woodinville

A shop there specializes in fixing vehicles made famous by the “Back to the Future” film franchise.

Cheesecake Factory restaurant to open at Alderwood in August

The company plans to employee 310 people there.

Greater Seattle Partners hires economic-development CEO

The new organization will promote the region as a whole while capitalizing on Seattle’s name recognition.

Stemtree Education Center’s grand opening July 17 in Mukilteo

Stemtree Education Center, a franchise that offers after-school and summer programs in science and technology for students grades K-12, will hold a grand… Continue reading

By export value, Everett’s ‘quiet’ port surpasses Seattle’s

The big marina and modern development anchor the waterfront, but the seaport is where the money is.