Noah Haglund

County settles sexual harassment suit for $350K

Accusations centered on human services and contractors.

 

Everett grad doing swimmingly

Swim team captain Gabrielle Schmidt headed to Gonzaga.

 

It’s getting real: Light rail is coming to the ’burbs

Plans are farther along in Lynnwood than in Everett, which is the end of the line in more ways than one.

 

Light-rail construction continues just west of Northgate Mall in Seattle. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Help plan the light rail stations in Lynnwood and Everett

The county wants to hear from people who live and work nearby.

Light-rail construction continues just west of Northgate Mall in Seattle. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Audit questions Mill Creek manager’s alcohol, meal expenses

The state found a pattern of spending by the city manager that lacked a clear public purpose.

County Council puts sales tax increase on ballot

The money would support replacing the emergency radio system used by first responders.

Rebecca Polizzotto

Mill Creek official placed on leave; no explanation given

The council’s move followed an executive session partly about potential legal action against the city.

Rebecca Polizzotto
Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Imagine 25 miles of non-motorized forest trails

What develops in the Reiter Foothills between Index and Sultan is up for debate.

Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Light rail loses some bells and whistles as it inches north

To cut costs, it will look less pretty and have smaller parking stalls as it enters Snohomish County.

Costs for rehabbing Carnegie library nearly double at $2.5M

If things go as planned, it will be turned into a facility offering a wide variety of social services.

Tribes and governments file closing briefs in tax lawsuit

At stake are millions of dollars in revenue from the Tulalips’ Quil Ceda Village business district.

2 new parks meld natural surroundings with manmade structures

At one, felled logs surround the play area with swings and a slide, plus views of woods and wetlands.

Mill Creek council issues no comment over city manager absence

At a Friday night meeting, elected officials approved a prepared statement without taking comment.

County pushes measure to replace outdated radio system

Voters will be asked to raise the sales tax to pay for upgrading systems used by first responders.

Mukilteo community ‘devastated’ over Frognal Estates ruling

The county and the developer won an appeal by neighbors seeking to limit the proposed subdivision.

Court affirms trespassing convictions of Everett’s ‘Delta 5’

Climate-change protesters who blocked an oil train say they might appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Work starting on buildings along I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

More housing and retail is going in near the planned light rail station.

Landowner working to fix environmental damage to wetland

Unpermitted activity on the 1.4-acre parcel described as egregious code violations.

Tax lawsuit reveals Tulalips have $300 million in cash, bonds

Gambling and retail revenues have enabled the tribes to amass wealth with little debt.

Trump’s Bonneville Power Administration selloff is in doubt

A group in Congress says it will fight any attempt to privatize the Northwest’s hydroelectric system.