Noah Haglund

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.

 

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 Others have withdrawn.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.

The political season gets real: It’s candidate filing week

Candidates are lining up for 188 local races. Watch for turnover among mayors and county officials.

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

Vintage DC-3 plane is bound for Europe on D-Day anniversary

The Historic Flight Foundation’s John Sessions is flying again after a serious crash last summer.

State appeals court agrees with dismissal of records suit

A man sought $500,000, saying Snohomish County failed to provide him budget and property records.

Mystery mounds along the freeway explained!

Piles of fill dirt east of I-5 north of Everett are for a dike that will enable new estuary habitat.

Passing on insights learned from decades in the woods

Boyd Norton earned respect for his woodland wisdom and put up with a few gnome jokes along the way.

Michael Ciaravino talks during a Newburgh City Council meeting in 2018. (Kelly Marsh/Times Herald-Record)

Mill Creek signs contract with new city manager

The city is trying to move on after severing ties with Rebecca Polizzotto last fall.

Michael Ciaravino talks during a Newburgh City Council meeting in 2018. (Kelly Marsh/Times Herald-Record)