Noah Haglund

Port hopes to close deal for Kimberly-Clark site, has plans

Generations worked at the Everett mill until its closure in 2012, which left behind empty, polluted land.

 

Granite Falls, Meadowdale seeing money flow for salmon work

Projects on the Pilchuck River and at Meadowdale Beach are among nearly $18 million awarded statewide

 

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith dies at 77

He joined the City Council in 2001 and had led the city since 2004.

 

A spot opens on the Mill Creek City Council after Mead’s win

Applications are being accepted for the soon-to-be-vacant seat. Interviews are planned in February.

Elections chief announces he’s running for county auditor

Garth Fell says colleagues will determine when he should recuse himself during the 2019 election.

Judge reverses Frognal order, says logging can move ahead

An environmental group wanted to halt work at the Mukilteo-area subdivision until a court hearing next year.

Trees fall at Frognal development as activists look on

A developer is taking initial steps ahead of major logging and grading at the Picnic Point project.

An emergency response yields progress fighting drug overdoses

Officials last year declared the opioid crisis an emergency on par with a natural disaster.

Neighbors band together to delay work on Frognal development

Appeals are pending on the project, which would put 112 homes on steep forested land south of Mukilteo.

Former Edmonds resident Hans Lienesch, aka the Ramen Rater, has gained fame throughout the Pacific Rim as a connoisseur of prepackaged instant noodles. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Ramen obsession became his profession (sort of)

He made his name seeking the perfect package of instant ramen … now noodles come to him.

Former Edmonds resident Hans Lienesch, aka the Ramen Rater, has gained fame throughout the Pacific Rim as a connoisseur of prepackaged instant noodles. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Music Project’s weekly jam session hits therapeutic notes

A variety of music therapy is offered by the organization that runs the Northwest Music Hall.

Mukilteo mayor launches campaign for Snohomish County post

Jennifer Gregerson intends to stay on as mayor as she vies with others for an open County Council seat.

County’s largest fire agency starts political reshuffling

South County Fire is considering five election districts and two at-large positions for its board.

Menorah lighting welcomes all to celebrate religious freedom

The Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County is hosting its seventh-annual Hanukkah event for the public.

Natural gas pipeline permit application withdrawn — for now

Environmentalists have a long list of concerns about plans to enlarge almost six miles of pipe.

Snohomish County’s 2019 budget mostly avoids new taxes

County adds sheriff’s deputies and airport firefighters, while expanding human services programs.

Kathleen Pozarycki, a senior planner with Snohomish County, and Luke Hanna, a biologist with the county’s surface water management division, post a 30-day notice on a sailboat washed up under an I-5 bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. During storms a few weeks ago, the sailboat floated an estimated three miles downstream from where it was first spotted. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Never-ending chore: Removal of sunken, abandoned vessels

Snohomish County is arranging for the removal of seven derelict boats littering Snohomish River sloughs.

Kathleen Pozarycki, a senior planner with Snohomish County, and Luke Hanna, a biologist with the county’s surface water management division, post a 30-day notice on a sailboat washed up under an I-5 bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Everett, Wa. During storms a few weeks ago, the sailboat floated an estimated three miles downstream from where it was first spotted. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sound Transit CEO gets a three-year extension and a raise

CEO Peter Rogoff is overseeing the largest mass-transit expansion in the nation, local leaders say.

Report: Ex-Mill Creek manager created hostile workplace

Employees complained that Rebecca Polizzotto yelled and swore at them and made them run personal errands.

County budget builds on play-nice approach

The County Council is due to vote Monday on next year’s spending plan, which mostly avoids new taxes.