Jerry Cornfield

Stanwood district, teachers settle; school starts Monday

After an earlier premature announcement, very late Thursday the district said it indeed had a deal.

Disclose this: The battle for lawmaker records begins anew

A new task force is tackling an old question: How best to give public access to legislators’ records.

Their I-940 made the ballot, but not the version they prefer

The state Supreme Court nullified a remarkable compromise over police use of deadly force.

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues

Teachers picketed Tuesday, which was to be the first day of classes in Stanwood and Camano Island.

With recount done, a Libertarian looks to be Larsen’s foe

A hand tally of ballots confirmed Brian Luke’s runner-up finish in the August congressional primary.

Without contracts, teachers in three districts might strike

The lack of deals may disrupt the start of classes in Arlington, Monroe and Stanwood-Camano schools.

Banned bump stocks won’t be bought by the state anytime soon

The Washington State Patrol knows how it will run the program but needs money to get started.

Trash, tests, training: Teachers had many issues besides pay

Big raises aren’t the only thing in the new Everett Education Association contract.

With new deal, Everett teachers still are state’s best-paid

The two-year agreement boosts the salary for veteran instructors by 20 percent to nearly $121,000.

Some deals are done, but threat of teacher strikes remains

With contracts set to expire Friday, it’s crunch time for districts and unions to reach agreements.

Recount needed to determine Larsen’s opponent for Congress

Brian Luke and Gary Franco are vying to be runner-up and face the incumbent on the November ballot.

McCoy fined for late reporting of thousands in contributions

In some cases, contributions did not get disclosed until more than two years after they were received.

City Council majority has no confidence in Mukilteo mayor

Her critics say they were circumvented and left in the dark on severance payments to former employees.

Vote may come before court acts on ‘small font’ gun measure

Historically, justices really don’t like to mess with initiatives before voters get a crack at them.

No promises: New money, rules complicate teacher bargaining

School could be delayed as negotiations intensify in nearly every district in Snohomish County.

Still close, recount could decide Rep. Larsen’s November foe

Challengers Brian Luke and Gary Franco are separated by fewer than 100 votes in the primary tally.

Judge nixes gun restriction measure, says print is too small

It now goes to the state Supreme Court to decide if Initiative 1639 will be on the ballot this fall.

Pickets, protests pay off as Mukilteo teachers get hefty hikes

The deal needs to be ratified by the teachers union and be approved by the school board.

Rumbling and rambling on the way to November

Republicans have to worry about Trump. Meanwhile, big money is flowing into initiative campaigns.

Edmonds gun owners and NRA sue city over safe-storage law

Firearms in the home must be “unusable” to all but the owner or those they’ve authorized to use it.