Noah Haglund

Port hopes to ready Kimberly-Clark site for jobs by mid-2021

A $15.5 million federal grant promises to help the Port of Everett stick to an aggressive timeline.

 

Snohomish County’s Judge Millie Judge eyes higher court

Superior Court judge is among a dozen applicants looking to fill a state Supreme Court vacancy.

 

Low-level drug cases could restart in new county budget plan

Reversing a 2-gram threshold for felony drug prosecutions is a priority in an amended spending plan.

 

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Some county contests stay close on election night

Democrat Megan Dunn had a narrow lead in a deep-blue district, other county races too close to call.

Bill Sheets and Ardis Hallanger are surrounded by signs as they check their phones as the first numbers come in on election night at the Vintage Cafe on Nov. 5, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Auditor race involves two insiders and a resumé challenge

The outgoing auditor, Carolyn Weikel, says one candidate’s claims about experience are “flatly not true.”

Lawsuit over woman’s death in jail ends in $1M settlement

The lawsuit alleged that corrections officers mocked Lindsay Kronberger as she suffered withdrawals.

Rivals for treasurer’s job tout political and business skills

It’s city vs. county, wealth management vs. the restaurant industry in this electoral contest.

Port of Everett secures mill property, eyes shipyard lease

Port commissioners said the moves would help rebuild Everett’s waterfront and support the Navy base.

Heavy trucks face new parking restrictions in neighborhoods

Snohomish County leaders passed a 12-hour parking limit for unincorporated residential areas.

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

The Whidbey Island farmer was among 3 Republicans looking to replace retired state Sen. Barbara Bailey.

Tributes pour in for Everett civic leader Carl Gipson

A funeral and public memorial will provide chances to honor the leader, who died last week at 95.

Accusations fly between Dunn and Rohrbough in council race

Dunn decries the use of wedge issues. Rohrbough rails at leftist politics. They agree on car tab fees.

Deputies arrest suspect in fatal stabbing at homeless camp

T.J. Bern, 26, died last month after an attack in the woods near Highway 99 in south Everett.

Contested timber cut takes new shape near Gold Bar

DNR wants to auction timber next to Wallace Falls State Park. Environmental groups still aren’t sold.

$268M county budget takes aim at street crime, climate change

County Executive Dave Somers’ plan for 2020 also would stash cash to guard against a possible downturn.

An artist’s conception of the Mountlake Terrace station for the Link Light Rail Extension from Northgate to Lynnwood. (Sound Transit) 2018

Part of MLT Transit Center will close for light-rail work

The transit center’s surface lot will close Oct. 19, replaced by an interim lot in downtown Terrace.

An artist’s conception of the Mountlake Terrace station for the Link Light Rail Extension from Northgate to Lynnwood. (Sound Transit) 2018

Sewer dispute spills into public in Lake Stevens

Local sewer commissioners accused Mayor John Spencer of stymieing a plan to save millions.

Fired Mill Creek spokesperson seeks $500,000 in damages

In a legal claim, Joni Kirk contends her firing was retaliation, but the city denies that.

Overdose snapshot gives eye-opening look at addiction crisis

Most opioid overdoses happened at home, and synthetic drugs may be on the rise.