Noah Haglund

Tribes and governments file closing briefs in tax lawsuit

At stake are millions of dollars in revenue from the Tulalips’ Quil Ceda Village business district.

2 new parks meld natural surroundings with manmade structures

At one, felled logs surround the play area with swings and a slide, plus views of woods and wetlands.

Mill Creek council issues no comment over city manager absence

At a Friday night meeting, elected officials approved a prepared statement without taking comment.

County pushes measure to replace outdated radio system

Voters will be asked to raise the sales tax to pay for upgrading systems used by first responders.

Mukilteo community ‘devastated’ over Frognal Estates ruling

The county and the developer won an appeal by neighbors seeking to limit the proposed subdivision.

Court affirms trespassing convictions of Everett’s ‘Delta 5’

Climate-change protesters who blocked an oil train say they might appeal to the state Supreme Court.

Work starting on buildings along I-5 in Mountlake Terrace

More housing and retail is going in near the planned light rail station.

Landowner working to fix environmental damage to wetland

Unpermitted activity on the 1.4-acre parcel described as egregious code violations.

Tax lawsuit reveals Tulalips have $300 million in cash, bonds

Gambling and retail revenues have enabled the tribes to amass wealth with little debt.

Trump’s Bonneville Power Administration selloff is in doubt

A group in Congress says it will fight any attempt to privatize the Northwest’s hydroelectric system.

Testimony resumes on 3,000-condo development at Point Wells

Then a hearing examiner is to decide one of the more complex projects the county has ever considered.

Trial begins over sales tax at Quil Ceda Village

A judge will decide if the Tulalip Tribes or the government has the right to collect millions of dollars.

Community Transit plans fare increase and bus route changes

The board voted to raise fares by 25 cents, with extra revenue aimed at service expansion.

Council votes to end merit raises for some county managers

The discretionary raises had been granted in addition to normal pay increases.

Cantwell discusses opioid crisis as diversion center opens

The new facility in Everett brings treatment within reach of addicts who are homeless.

County plans to widen, improve 35th Avenue near Mill Creek

The road is due to get a center turn lane plus bike lanes, planter strips and sidewalks.

County moves to address the Maltby area’s crazy-quilt zoning

There will be a committee and a study for an area where residential and commercial worlds collide.

Lynnwood man is fulfilling his father’s dying wish

The sons of a photojournalist portrayed in “The Killing FIelds” are helping educate Cambodia’s youth.

County Council is taking its business to Maltby

The town is the third meeting site the council has scheduled this year outside Everett.

Some in Snohomish wonder: Can local politics be less toxic?

A club was born of last year’s acrimonious election of a mayor, and get this: They meet face to face.