Noah Haglund

County budget builds on play-nice approach

The County Council is due to vote Monday on next year’s spending plan, which mostly avoids new taxes.

Point Wells developer offers to reduce project’s size

The developer might scale back plans for waterfront highrises — or sue if Woodway tries to annex.

Sound Transit CEO could get 11% raise, contract extension

The agency’s board meets Thursday. Peter Rogoff is paid $328,545 per year now.

At least one local state House seat flips to Democrats

One Republican state lawmaker could be out of his job, while another trails in a close race.

Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing

Voters were supporting a countywide tax for emergency radios, rejecting an Arlington schools bond.

Upgrade to natural gas pipeline worries environmental groups

A company says the work is necessary to improve safety and meet growing customer demand.

Tulalip Tribes restoration ecologist Brett Shattuck, in red vest, takes a tour up the steps of the Pilchuck Dam along the Pilchuck River on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Granite Falls. A joint project by the Tribes and the city of Snohomish intends to remove the dam by the fall of 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Dam demolition would let Pilchuck River run free

The city of Snohomish and the Tulalip Tribes hope to restore steelhead, chinook and coho runs.

Tulalip Tribes restoration ecologist Brett Shattuck, in red vest, takes a tour up the steps of the Pilchuck Dam along the Pilchuck River on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Granite Falls. A joint project by the Tribes and the city of Snohomish intends to remove the dam by the fall of 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Katie Dreessen of Meadowdale High School is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Katie Dreessen of Meadowdale High School is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Second suit against Mukilteo killer also targets gun dealer

The shooting victim’s older brother seeks damages from Allen Ivanov and the store that sold him the murder weapon.

Sound Transit board plans to give CEO a new contract

While praised for overseeing expansion, Peter Rogoff has weathered criticism for his management style.

Sales tax measure would pay for emergency radio replacement

Snohomish County voters are asked to weigh raising the sales tax by 10 cents on a $100 purchase.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Artist seeks help re-creating Oso landmark for memorial

A bronze sculpture will feature mailboxes that once stood along Highway 530 near the Steelhead Haven neighborhood.

Snohomish County is looking for information about the mailboxes that once stood outside the Steelhead Haven community that was destroyed by the Oso mudslide in 2014. Officials involved in the project welcome pictures or stories about the 43 people whose lives were lost.

Woodway readies possible annexation of Point Wells

Shoreline also has designs on the land, where a developer has proposed thousands of condos.

Legal community rallies behind a challenger in judicial race

Sitting judges usually face no opposition, but this year’s race in Cascade District Court is different.

Boeing leases aerospace gallery with lofty improvement plans

The company is expected to invest millions of dollars in the former Future of Flight Aviation Center.

Mark Harmsworth tries to hold political battleground for GOP

Democrat Jared Mead opposes the Republican state House rep on roads, mass transit and schools.

Mill Creek interim manager arrested after domestic incident

Bob Stowe has been filling in for another city manager, who was terminated earlier this month.

Snohomish County Council poised to uphold Point Wells denial

A developer attempting to build 3,000 waterfront condos sought to overturn a recent hearing examiner decision.

State and county prevail in high-stakes Tulalip tax lawsuit

The tribes had sued to end the collection of sales tax in the Quil Ceda Village shopping area.

Terminated Mill Creek city manager gets 6 months of pay

Rebecca Polizzotto also gets a lump sum for unused vacation. In return, she drops a $1 million legal claim.