Jim Davis

Why First Financial is embracing — not abandoning — bank branches

Renton-based bank has added nine branches in two years, including five in Snohomish County.

Bank with the familiar logo makes a return to Snohomish County

First Interstate once had branches all over W. Washington, but those all disappeared. Now its back.

Lowes plans a new store in southeast Marysville

A developer would like to begin construction next year at Highway 9 and Soper Hill Road.

FDA approves drug developed in Bothell to treat disfiguring blood cancer

Seattle Genetics’ drug Adcetris could be used in treatment of 2,000 a year afflicted with type of lymphoma.

Is the $400,000 home in Snohomish County here to stay?

Home prices never reached that mark in the county until this year and now they’re staying that high.

Dargey’s Grand Ave. farmers market dream moves on without him

The new owners plan to sell local produce and host a bakery, coffee bar, wine shop and butcher shop.

Crystal Rice, works on a customer’s clock as owner Susie Hennig, right, winds a time-and-strike clock brought in by Steve Heath at A House of Clocks on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 in Lynnwood, Wa. The landmark Lynnwood shop plans to close after more than 54 years. David Nofziger said he and his siblings, who took over the business from their parents, are closing the shop because they’re reaching retirement age. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Time’s up for A House of Clocks, a Lynnwood landmark

The owners, who are nearing retirement age, plan to shutter the 54-year-old business.

Crystal Rice, works on a customer’s clock as owner Susie Hennig, right, winds a time-and-strike clock brought in by Steve Heath at A House of Clocks on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 in Lynnwood, Wa. The landmark Lynnwood shop plans to close after more than 54 years. David Nofziger said he and his siblings, who took over the business from their parents, are closing the shop because they’re reaching retirement age. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Retired Boeing manager named to Port of Everett Commission

Bruce Fingarson has deep roots in Everett, where his grandparents settled in the 1920s.

Funko has a wobbly debut on Wall Street as shares plummet

The company’s stock was initially priced at $12 per share. It closed on Thursday at $7.07.

Port of Everett sells 10 acres at Riverside Business Park

Panattoni Development wants to construct an industrial building at the site by December 2018.

Lynnwood’s Sundquist Homes sold to a publicly traded builder

Buyer Century Communities, based in Colorado, was looking to expand in the Puget Sound area.

Everett’s Coast real estate firm celebrates 30th anniversary

Brothers Tom and Shawn Hoban started company in 1987 to manage a 29-unit apartment building.

$36M project to allow bigger ships, heavier cargo at port

Modernizing the south terminal wharf in Everett is called key to helping Boeing’s 777X program.

Opening date set for Bothell Chick-Fil-A

Chick-Fil-A plans to open in Bothell on Nov. 16, the second restaurant of the fast-growing chain in Snohomish County. Matt Isenhower of Redmond… Continue reading

Developer to bring restaurants, shops to the Port of Everett

This is the third developer to commit to building pieces of the Fisherman’s Harbor District.

Amazon leases a southwest Everett warehouse for deliveries

The Seaway Center building is not as big as one of the company’s more typical fulfillment centers.

No, it’s not a housing bubble, and you should ask for a raise

A real-estate economist says the local economy is fundamentally strong, despite aerospace job losses.

Not what they paid for: Loverboy fans seek compensation

Last month in Everett, the ailing lead singer left the stage and an audience member stepped in.

Does the Northwest have a prayer of landing Amazon’s HQ2?

Not really, an executive implied at a technology conference. The company quickly disavowed that view.

State: Bothell’s Associated Materials to close, lay off 87

Business is parent company of several exterior manufacturers.