Noah Haglund

Lake Stickney park taking shape with work on playground, field

A park is evolving on the west side of Lake Stickney, on the same land where neighbors started working to block housing developments… Continue reading

Meeting set to review county courthouse renovation plan

Snohomish County is looking to breathe new life into downtown commercial buildings it acquired to make way for a new courthouse, before construction… Continue reading

A Camano Animal Shelter fundraiser was a big ‘doga’ party

Person and pooch became one as they stretched on mats in a grassy circle. Kara Keating was leading a class in dog… Continue reading

Why lawmakers failed to fix Sound Transit’s taxing boundary

What was supposed to be an easy fix for property owners stuck partway in the Sound Transit taxing boundary never materialized in the… Continue reading

County’s public advocate untangles bureaucratic knots

Word’s getting around. If you’ve hit a snag with Snohomish County government, Jill McKinnie just might be able to help. For two-plus years,… Continue reading

Franklin, Tuohy likely winners of Everett mayoral primary

It’s looking almost certain Everett’s next mayor will be named Cassie Franklin or Judy Tuohy. Franklin and Tuohy remained in… Continue reading

New Paine Field commission to advise county on airport

Snohomish County has formed a new Paine Field advisory panel to help figure out ways to reduce airport noise and deal with problem… Continue reading

Cassie Franklin takes 275-vote lead in Everett mayoral race

Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy are likely to face off in November in the Everett mayor’s race, barring an… Continue reading

Nehring and Low lead their respective County Council races

Nate Nehring has made a strong case with voters to keep an appointed seat on the Snohomish County Council,… Continue reading

It’s Election Day: Get ballots in or postmarked by Aug. 1

It’s time to mark ballots and watch the results roll in. Tuesday’s primary election will chop in half the field of contestants for… Continue reading

Many choices in primary election still key to region’s future

Voters in every corner of Snohomish County have weighty choices in Tuesday’s primary. Nowhere more so than in Everett, the county’s geographical and… Continue reading

County decides to stick with Republic for trash services

Snohomish County is poised to start negotiations to keep on contracting with the same company that now exports local trash to a central… Continue reading

Boom county: Faster permits for ‘houses waiting to get built’

Snohomish County has been striving to help builders put more houses on the market, as a short supply continues to make life hectic… Continue reading

County gets $12M FAA grant for upgrades at Paine Field

A new terminal for passenger jets isn’t the only heavy construction about to get started at Paine Field. Government dollars are headed to… Continue reading

Shean Nasin promises fresh ideas in Everett mayoral bid

Shean Nasin was bursting with ideas and intensity when he sat down for an interview. The Everett mayoral candidate flipped through a spiral… Continue reading

County to decide between two rivals for trash removal contract

In a high-stakes battle to haul Snohomish County’s trash to a faraway landfill, the County Council has some options to ponder. An expert… Continue reading

Everett mayoral candidate Brian Sullivan touts his experience

Brian Sullivan has staked his political future on experience as he seeks to become Everett’s next mayor. That same experience has become a… Continue reading

County strives to keep Puget Sound healthy through grant, app

Puget Sound. It’s the mesmerizing sea at our feet. Fed by rivers, streams and runoff, it’s part of a complex ecological web. Trying… Continue reading

Goats put to work mowing down vegetation near Fred Meyer

People marveled at a pastoral scene in the most unlikely of places: a Fred Meyer parking lot. A herd of 120 goats had… Continue reading

2 garbage industry giants vie for Snohomish County contract

It’s time for trash talk in Snohomish County. For several years, two behemoths of the waste-disposal industry have been angling for the job… Continue reading