Noah Haglund

Widened roads help keep pace with expanding neighborhoods

Upgrades to 35th Avenue SE are part of a $90 million plan for the Bothell-Mill Creek road network.

 

Maltby apartment proposal caught in traffic

Snohomish County planners are seeking a detailed traffic study for the 360-unit project near Highway 522.

 

On I-5’s edge, biologists revive a vanishing world for salmon

A pristine island in the sloughs shows why governments are spending millions on tidal marsh habitat.

 

Judge gives Point Wells high-rise project another chance

A successful appeal allows the developer another 6 months to seek approvals for about 3,000 condos.

Abrupt exit of county’s top 2 health officials was ‘amicable’

The Board of Health on Tuesday accepted the resignations of Dr. Mark Beatty and Jefferson Ketchel.

Waterfront disconnect; Edmonds roadway stirs online outrage

Many people are unhappy about the Waterfront Connector, a proposed emergency route over stopped trains.

Fireworks ban sought for south Snohomish County

Fire officials want to outlaw personal fireworks on the outskirts of Everett, Lynnwood and Edmonds.

Port condemns Kimberly-Clark site, edging out fish companies

The move came after nearly two hours of public testimony over jobs, clean-up, security and the Navy.

The ecological goal for Blue Heron Slough, upper right, is to restore tidal channels, marsh, and mud flats by breaching old agricultural dikes as seen at Smith Island at left. Shot on Jan. 15. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Settlement is ‘an elegant solution to a 100-year-old problem’

A court agreement requires the Port of Everett and the Navy to make up for past pollution.

The ecological goal for Blue Heron Slough, upper right, is to restore tidal channels, marsh, and mud flats by breaching old agricultural dikes as seen at Smith Island at left. Shot on Jan. 15. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Waterfront faceoff: ‘This doesn’t have to be a zero-sum game’

Two companies promise to bring Seattle maritime business, but the Port of Everett has other ideas.

Blight ravages the western hemlock, Washington’s state tree

Scientists suspect a combination of drought and fungus is killing patches of the iconic evergreen.

Housing task force seeks solutions for affordability crisis

County, city and tribal leaders hope to identify policy and regulatory changes by year’s end.

Now’s your chance: Empty political offices await

No political candidates filed for a half-dozen positions in Snohomish County. Others have withdrawn.

The renovated Carnegie Building in downtown Everett, as it looked in December. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Flood repairs at Everett Carnegie building top $270K

A faucet was left on for a weekend, damaging floors in the recently restored county building.

The renovated Carnegie Building in downtown Everett, as it looked in December. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Port questions two companies’ deal to buy Kimberly-Clark site

Meanwhile, a former mayor criticized a Port of Everett plan to condemn the vacant land for its own use.

Word’s out: A small drug stash can keep you out of trouble

Prosecutor wrestles with policy to avoid simple possession cases, but lacks staff to pursue them.

Election drama begins as candidates file for dozens of races

Lots of hopefuls jumped in, especially when the current office holder was on the way out.

Port might invoke eminent domain over Kimberly-Clark site

The agency wants to expand maritime freight and ship maintenance, but it isn’t the only interested party.

Ex-Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine looks to join the City Council

And controversial aerospace exec Peter Zieve is eyeing a different Mukilteo council seat.

Edmonds looks to transform a prime piece of waterfront

After the Senior Center breaks ground on a new building, the city could complete a beach walkway.