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Japanese cuisine collection. Set of various fresh and delicious sushi rolls. Vector illustration of healthy food for takeout, bar or restaurant menu.

You voted: The best sushi in Snohomish County

Because it’s smooth, raw, flaky and healthy…

Japanese cuisine collection. Set of various fresh and delicious sushi rolls. Vector illustration of healthy food for takeout, bar or restaurant menu.
Funny beef steak character holding fork and knife, cartoon style vector illustration isolated on white background. Funny meat on bone, chop character with eyes, legs, and a wide smile
Funny beef steak character holding fork and knife, cartoon style vector illustration isolated on white background. Funny meat on bone, chop character with eyes, legs, and a wide smile
Houses at the end of the 2100 block of 93rd Drive SE in Lake Stevens used to front a forest. Now the property has been clearcut for the new Costco store near the intersection of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210810

Lake Stevens neighbors mourn 1,000s of trees at Costco site

A woodland off 20th Street SE has been leveled, leaving wildlife in search of new habitat.

Houses at the end of the 2100 block of 93rd Drive SE in Lake Stevens used to front a forest. Now the property has been clearcut for the new Costco store near the intersection of Highway 9 and 20th Street SE. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20210810
A combine transfers wheat into a grain truck, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, near Pullman, Wash. Across eastern Washington, a drought the National Weather Service classified as "exceptional" has devastated what is normally the fourth largest wheat crop in the nation. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Severe drought devastates Washington state’s wheat crop

The current estimate for the crop is 117 million bushels, down from last year’s 165 million.

  • Aug 11, 2021
A combine transfers wheat into a grain truck, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, near Pullman, Wash. Across eastern Washington, a drought the National Weather Service classified as "exceptional" has devastated what is normally the fourth largest wheat crop in the nation. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Boeing 737 Max airplanes sit parked in a storage lot, Monday, April 26, 2021, near Boeing Field in Seattle.  Boeing is paying $17 million and promising to take steps to fix production problems with its popular 737 jets. The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, May 27,  that the settlement covers the installation of unapproved sensors and other parts on some Boeing 737 models including NGs and the Max.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Boeing poised to win crucial 737 Max deal in India

A new Indian low-cost airline is in talks with Boeing to purchase 737 Max jets.

Boeing 737 Max airplanes sit parked in a storage lot, Monday, April 26, 2021, near Boeing Field in Seattle.  Boeing is paying $17 million and promising to take steps to fix production problems with its popular 737 jets. The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, May 27,  that the settlement covers the installation of unapproved sensors and other parts on some Boeing 737 models including NGs and the Max.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
The Boeing 737 Max 10 airplane landing at Boeing Field in Seattle on June 18, 2021. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.

Boeing delivers more 737 Maxs as other orders are canceled

In July, Boeing delivered 28 commercial jets, won 31 gross orders and had 17 orders canceled.

The Boeing 737 Max 10 airplane landing at Boeing Field in Seattle on June 18, 2021. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.
Funko CEO Brian Mariotti prepares to ring the Nasdaq opening bell in celebration of the company’s initial public offering of stock in New York in November. (Nasdaq)

Funko CEO will become the chief creative officer next year

Brian Mariotti will step aside as CEO. Funko’s current president will become chief executive in 2022.

Funko CEO Brian Mariotti prepares to ring the Nasdaq opening bell in celebration of the company’s initial public offering of stock in New York in November. (Nasdaq)

How to apply for Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness

Businesses that received loans of $150,000 or less can apply through the Small Business Administration.

Josh and Christine Alcaraz learned last week that their rent will increase by $475/month for their 3-bedroom Lake Stevens townhome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘With the snap of a finger, we’re facing housing uncertainty’

With the eviction moratorium’s expiration, Snohomish County renters are reporting major price hikes.

Josh and Christine Alcaraz learned last week that their rent will increase by $475/month for their 3-bedroom Lake Stevens townhome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

FedEx to begin weekday flights between Paine Field, Memphis

The cargo carrier has taken over the lease for the Dreamlifter center, which Boeing no longer needs.

The Dreamlifter Operations Center at Paine Field airport on June 6, 2019. The operations center is located next the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Janice Podsada / Herald file)

Everett offers $1 million in grants to boost city’s economy

The Everett Forward Grant Program offers one-time grants of $5,000 or more to eligible projects.

Set of soups for bowls. Gazpacho, curry, broccoli, mushroom cream soup isolated on a white background. Vector illustration of plates of food in cartoon simple flat style.

You voted: The best soup in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic people have their favorites

Set of soups for bowls. Gazpacho, curry, broccoli, mushroom cream soup isolated on a white background. Vector illustration of plates of food in cartoon simple flat style.
Dr. Stephen Jones, left, of the WSU Bread Lab, packages up loaves of bread for U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, center, at the end of her tour of the Bread Lab at on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Burlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

U.S. Trade Representative meets regional food producers

Katherine Tai talked trade with farmers from Western Washington and toured the WSU Bread Lab.

Dr. Stephen Jones, left, of the WSU Bread Lab, packages up loaves of bread for U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, center, at the end of her tour of the Bread Lab at on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Burlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Nominations open for Leadership Snohomish County award

It will honor “an individual who works tirelessly for economic development and viability” in the county.

FILE - This Nov. 13, 2018 file photo a South Lake Union streetcar with an advertisement for Amazon.com's same-day delivery service passes by an Amazon office building in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Amazon has pushed back its return-to-office date for tech and corporate workers until January 2022 as COVID-19 cases surge nationally due to the delta variant. The Seattle Times reported on the tech giant's delay in returning to offices from internal messages. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Amazon pushes back return to office to January due to COVID

Amazon has pushed back its return-to-office date for workers until January as COVID-19 cases surge.

  • Aug 5, 2021
FILE - This Nov. 13, 2018 file photo a South Lake Union streetcar with an advertisement for Amazon.com's same-day delivery service passes by an Amazon office building in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Amazon has pushed back its return-to-office date for tech and corporate workers until January 2022 as COVID-19 cases surge nationally due to the delta variant. The Seattle Times reported on the tech giant's delay in returning to offices from internal messages. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Brewster farm to pay more than $2 million after COVID deaths

It’s one of the largest workplace safety and health fines in state history.

  • Aug 5, 2021
Eviation's all-electric Alice cargo plane in DHL livery. (Eviation) 20210803

DHL Express orders 12 electric cargo planes from Eviation

Eviation has engineering facilities in Arlington and expects to test fly its first electric aircraft this year.

Eviation's all-electric Alice cargo plane in DHL livery. (Eviation) 20210803

Lynnwood Job Fair is Tuesday at the Convention Center

The event is sponsored by the city, the Chamber of Commerce and the Lynnwood Convention Center.

Real estate agents Carole Falleen and Randi Szakaly at their listing Wednesday morning in Mukilteo on July 28, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The current real estate market isn’t for the faint of heart

With bidding wars, all-cash deals and a median home price that’s up 32% this year, what’s a buyer to do?

Real estate agents Carole Falleen and Randi Szakaly at their listing Wednesday morning in Mukilteo on July 28, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Nechirvan Zebari sorts through freshly made pita bread at Alida's Bakery on Friday, June 25, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

He went from full-time nurse to full-time flatbread baker

Nechirvan Zebari burned out on health care during the pandemic. His Everett bakery was an antidote.

Nechirvan Zebari sorts through freshly made pita bread at Alida's Bakery on Friday, June 25, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)