Janice Podsada

County farming coordinator knows agribusiness first hand

“The biggest challenge women farmers face is being taken seriously,” says Linda Neunzig.

Don’t take her for granted: This writer is worth millions

Jeannie Beckett is a successful writer of grant applications, and one of her secret weapons is CAP LOCK.

Open just a few months, Farms & Market in Everett to close

The artisan grocery in the Grand Avenue Marketplace development is expected to close Sept. 14.

Kaiser Permanente plans to open Smokey Point clinic in 2020

It’s part of a regional expansion plan of the non-profit health-care provider.

Good riddance, Ikea: Residents welcome a new Riverfront plan

With the furniture giant no longer interested, there’s a diverse new plan for commercial development.

PUD breaks ground on Arlington Microgrid power project

A battery system fed by solar panels could be detached from the main grid and function independently.

Don’t worry, that pile driver’s limited to 2,000 clunks a day

Workers at the Port of Everett are driving 340 steel piles into the sea floor to strengthen a dock.

New Everett clinic brings Seattle Children’s Hospital closer

The expansion offers more services for patients like this heart transplant recipient.

Drone seen flying illegally on Mukilteo side of Paine Field

Unmanned aerial vehicles are prohibited within five miles of any airport, except with FAA permission.

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)