Jerry Cornfield

How our House members voted in response to ‘racist comments’

It was no surprise Washington’s seven Democrats backed the measure and its three Republicans did not.

 

New deal makes Mukilteo teachers among state’s highest paid

The agreement also reduces the size of special education classes while boosting support for students.

 

Ready, set, vote: Primary ballots will be arriving this week

Same-day registration will be in place. And the state will be using a new election management system

 

Eight candidates and one seat make for a primary scramble

Seven Democrats and a Republican are hustling for votes in Snohomish County Council District 2.

New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

They don’t think VoteWA is ready for prime time but are confident primary results will be accurate

Stanwood firm looks to double its composting operation

Expansion of Lenz Enterprises’ facility calls for processing more hours each day and on Saturdays.

As time expires, Eyman lacks signatures for anti-tax measure

In spite of the setback, Eyman still has an initiative dealing with car tabs on the November ballot.

Reykdal wants second term leading state public school system

Snohomish native, who narrowly won the seat in 2016, announced his re-election bid Thursday

Pace slows, but county population keeps growing

There’s been an increase of 13,580 people in the past year, more in unincorporated areas than in cities.

Yes, Virginia, lawmakers did raise a lot of fees and taxes

They passed 51 bills to bring in more money. Democrats pushed major tax hikes past a resistant GOP.

Decision made: Stanford appointed to vacancy in state Senate

His appointment created an opening in the House. Bothell councilwoman Davina Duerr tabbed for it.

Decision time: Vacant state Senate seat to be filled Monday

If Derek Stanford gets the job, then it’ll be Duerr, Moralez or Rauniyar replacing him in the House.

NRA pulls out of lawsuit against Edmonds’ new gun storage law

But the NRA and a Bellevue gun rights group will fund the legal fight on behalf of 3 plaintiffs.

Northshore teachers reach deal on new contract with district

Details of the three-year agreement will not be made public until instructors ratify it Aug. 29.

Mukilteo schools may soon have state’s highest paid teachers

Teachers ratified a new contract Monday and the Board of Education will consider it next month.

This year’s biggest election for Democrats isn’t on the ballot

Four women are vying to become the next House speaker. The Democratic caucus will decide in July.

Everett schools clamping down on cellphone use in classroom

Next fall, if students don’t keep them turned off it could result in confiscation and suspension.

Community college classes are going to cost a little more

Tuition is set to rise by 2.4 percent. Full-time students could pay another $100 next school year.

One-way ferry fares for vehicles could increase by about $1

It’ll help pay for a new hybrid-electric ferry and converting 2 vessels to run on electricity and fuel.

A Senate seat is on the line and the dominos are set to fall

Rep. Stanford seems a shoo-in for the appointment. There’s a drama brewing for his job in the House.