Noah Haglund

DOL shutdown could trip up last-minute tab renewals

Licensing offices are set to close Aug. 31 and reopen Sept. 4, after the Labor Day holiday.

 

At home with the ‘upcycled’ option

Katie and Dave Forbes, of Bothell, took a different path toward home ownership

 

Mill Creek manager seeks $1 million in damages from city

After refusing several requests for a copy of Rebecca Polizzotto’s tort claim, the city reversed course Thursday.

 

Mill Creek refuses to release city manager’s damage claim

Open government advocates say the city cannot keep secret Rebecca Polizzotto’s step toward a lawsuit.

Final Oso mudslide wrongful-death lawsuit heads toward trial

A judge says the state and a timber company must defend themselves in a Seattle courtroom.

A political insider gets his bridge, months after death

Curmudgeonly GOP champion Jim Donner will be honored with a renamed span in the Stanwood area.

Yellow butterflies blossom throughout Evergreen state

Scientists believe warm weather and flower gardens are helping tiger swallowtails thrive.

To expand salmon habitat, county floods farmland

The Smith Island restoration project in the Snohomish River delta reached a major milestone Friday.

Brazen behavior by bears reported along Mountain Loop

Foresters issue warnings after an unusually high number of ursine encounters.

Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Demo removes eyesores from future light rail path

By toppling Lynnwood commercial buildings, Sound Transit clears the way for line from Northgate.

Demolition crews work to dismantle the McDonald’s Furniture Showroom Wednesday morning in Lynnwood on July 25, 2018. It marks the first construction activity on the light-rail expansion in Snohomish County. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Rebecca Polizzotto

As citizen heckle, Mill Creek extends manager’s paid leave

The City Council ignored strident calls to fire Rebecca Polizzotto, citing an ongoing workplace investigation.

Rebecca Polizzotto

HR director calls Mill Creek city manager a ‘workplace bully’

Newly obtained records reveal complaints that went beyond her previously reported spending habits.

County courthouse redo gets go-ahead vote, but barely

To cut costs, the Snohomish County Council reduced public arts funding on high-dollar projects.

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He’s set on a future in aerospace

Mountlake Terrace grad Josh Ignacio heading for UW engineering school

Josh Ignacio, recent graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, will attend the University of Washington and study aerospace engineering. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Pricey courthouse re-do triggers debate over public art

Save taxpayers $400,000 by shrinking the project’s commitment to artwork, says one councilman.

Ruling imminent on future of final Oso wrongful-death suit

The claim filed on behalf of the estate of Steven Hadaway cites the documented history of landslides.

Steps leading to an empty lot are the remains of arson 10 years ago. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Once a crime scene, Street of Dreams to feature luxury homes

The goal is to attract buyers fleeing the congestion and high real estate prices on the Eastside.

Steps leading to an empty lot are the remains of arson 10 years ago. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Second group of Oso families settles for $11.5M

The agreement resolves death, property damage and injury lawsuits against the state and a timber company.

Mill Creek taxpayers footed city manager’s alcohol tabs

They also paid for her steak dinner, desserts and more.

Ruling pours cold water on jail employees’ free hot meals

The state Public Employment Relations Commission reversed an earlier ruling for union members.