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‘COVID slide’: Academia adjusts to student-achievement decline
Their grades and test scores tanked during the pandemic. Now local schools and colleges aim to help.
Mukilteo flying club member, 17, wins spot at Navy pilot school
Zander Hamilton, a member of the Red-Tailed Hawks, was selected to attend an elite program for high schoolers.
Teenagers help each other tackle anxiety and depression
Youth-focused Leadership Launch saw students struggling, so they organized a mental wellness event.
Private equity firm buys 25% stake in Everett-based Funko
It’s another big change this year for the pop-culture toymaker, which is headquartered downtown.
Former Rolls Royce executive to lead Everett aerospace firm
magniX, which builds electric aircraft motors, has hired Nuno Taborda as its next CEO.
After 50 years, Everett’s Epic Ford dealership closes shop
It opened in 1971, when gas guzzling muscle cars like the Ford Mustang still ruled the road.
Bothell biotech CEO resigns after domestic-violence allegation
Clay Siegall co-founded Seagen, which develops therapies for cancer patients. He’s accused of attacking his wife.
Nonprofit offers free mental wellness event for local teens
The Saturday gathering at EvCC, sponsored by Leadership Launch, is for teens in eighth grade through college.
Jon Nehring: Longtime Marysville mayor who’s nurtured growth
He’s helped steer the city’s transformation and is winner of the Jackson Award by Economic Alliance Snohomish County.
Helion Energy: New Everett company has the sun in its eyes
The firm is the winner of a new award by Economic Alliance Snohomish County, called Opportunity Lives Here.
Monti Ackerman: A passionate volunteer and calculator whiz
The Fortive executive is the winner of this year’s Fluke Award by Economic Alliance Snohomish County.
Rep. Mike Sells: He fought for WSU Everett and worker rights
The retiring legislator is the recipient of the Floyd Award from Economic Alliance Snohomish County.
TikTok med student @joelbervell named top Emerging Leader
Joel Bervell, who highlights disparities in medicine, took top honors at an event for 12 rising stars in Snohomish County.
Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage museum collection reportedly sold
The late billionaire’s museum at Paine Field in Everett has been closed for two years due to the pandemic.
Arlington electric aircraft maker logs order for 75 planes
Massachusetts-based Cape Air has signed a letter of intent with Eviation for the Alice airplane.
‘Our place to grow’: Alaska to resume full service in Everett
In June, the airline will offer 18 daily round-trip flights from the Paine Field passenger terminal.
Stanwood parrot sanctuary owner dies, along with dozens of birds
Lori Rutledge oversaw a bird paradise at Cockatoo Rescue and Sanctuary. No one knows what happened before her death.
A Snohomish artist’s whimsical sketches have drawn a crowd
When the pandemic ended Jim Sorensen’s corporate career, he began drawing birds wearing shoes.
Joshua Estes: Learns all he can so he can stand up for others
This business consultant’s priority is helping others find their voice, achieve their goals and be successful.
Michael Adams: He wants to change the narrative of inequity
He watched racism affect his father’s prospects. Now he works to spark conversation and heal divisions.