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Jackson Ishida, 13, runs through a preflight safety check during a Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club program on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A Mukilteo aviation club helps youth of all colors aim high

The Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club introduces airplanes to kids who might not otherwise spread their wings.

Jackson Ishida, 13, runs through a preflight safety check during a Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club program on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Expect a mix of in-person and online college classes in fall

Class schedules and vaccination policies at Snohomish County’s higher-ed institutions will vary.

Everett Community College (Sue Misao / The Herald)
This undated photo provided by OceanGate Expeditions in June 2021 shows the company's Titan submersible. The undersea exploration company plans to dive to the sunken Titanic as early as Wednesday, June 30, 2021, to begin what’s expected to be an annual chronicling of the shipwreck’s ongoing deterioration. (OceanGate Expeditions via AP)

Everett’s undersea explorers to monitor decay of the Titanic

OceanGate, the maker of submersibles, is to visit the iconic ocean liner now slowly succumbing to bacteria.

This undated photo provided by OceanGate Expeditions in June 2021 shows the company's Titan submersible. The undersea exploration company plans to dive to the sunken Titanic as early as Wednesday, June 30, 2021, to begin what’s expected to be an annual chronicling of the shipwreck’s ongoing deterioration. (OceanGate Expeditions via AP)
An artist's rendering of the Eviation Alice electric airplane. (Eviation) 20210705

Arlington company Eviation unveils electric airplane design

The nine-passenger aircraft could fly for the first time this year at Arlington Municipal Airport.

An artist's rendering of the Eviation Alice electric airplane. (Eviation) 20210705
Brian Styron works on a drink at Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse on Friday, July 2, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. Across Snohomish County, restaurants, bars and other businesses are back at full capacity, following the drop of COVID-19 restrictions earlier this week. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County businesses welcome state’s reopening

“It means the world being back at 100%,” Diamond Knot manager Korey MacKenzie said.

Brian Styron works on a drink at Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse on Friday, July 2, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. Across Snohomish County, restaurants, bars and other businesses are back at full capacity, following the drop of COVID-19 restrictions earlier this week. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
On Thursday, a gallon of regular was about $3.75XX in Washington. Prices are about $1 more per gallon compared to a year ago during the stay-at-home order. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Road-trip buzzkill: Sticker shock at the gas pump

Fill ’er up before you hit the road with a million others this holiday weekend.

On Thursday, a gallon of regular was about $3.75XX in Washington. Prices are about $1 more per gallon compared to a year ago during the stay-at-home order. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter patrols the area of debris from a 737 cargo plane that crashed off Oahu, Friday, July 2, 2021, near Honolulu. The plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii early Friday and both people on board were rescued. The pilots of the Transair Flight 810 reported engine trouble and were attempting to return to Honolulu when they were forced to land the Boeing 737 in the water, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)

Two rescued after cargo plane crashes in ocean off Hawaii

The pilots reported engine trouble and were forced to land the Boeing 737 in the water.

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter patrols the area of debris from a 737 cargo plane that crashed off Oahu, Friday, July 2, 2021, near Honolulu. The plane made an emergency landing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii early Friday and both people on board were rescued. The pilots of the Transair Flight 810 reported engine trouble and were attempting to return to Honolulu when they were forced to land the Boeing 737 in the water, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Human hands with glass beer mugs. Oktoberfest. Vector flat  illustration.
Human hands with glass beer mugs. Oktoberfest. Vector flat  illustration.
The Boeing 737 Max 10 airplane landing at Boeing Field in Seattle on June 18, 2021. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.

United’s big jetliner order includes 200 Boeing 737 Max jets

The airline’s ambitious upgrade bolsters a push to appeal to travelers willing to pay for pampering.

The Boeing 737 Max 10 airplane landing at Boeing Field in Seattle on June 18, 2021. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.
Joel Starr, owner of the Flying Pig, in the new restaurant space that was formerly the Prohibition Gastropub, Abbott's, on Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Flying Pig to reopen at eatery made famous by Gordon Ramsay

Belly up to the Everett bar for mango bango pulled pork sandwiches and bacon cheddar-cheese fries.

Joel Starr, owner of the Flying Pig, in the new restaurant space that was formerly the Prohibition Gastropub, Abbott's, on Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
With the Olympic mountains in the background, Boeing's 777x  lifts off from Paine Field on its first flight, to Boeing Field in Seattle, on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing’s next airplane likely to be delayed by FAA concerns

The agency is concerned that late changes on the 777X could introduce new, inadvertent problems.

With the Olympic mountains in the background, Boeing's 777x  lifts off from Paine Field on its first flight, to Boeing Field in Seattle, on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Ice Cream Various Types. Sweet Dessert Balls in Glass Cup, Sundae Scoop Balls with Sprinkles, Chocolate Popsicle, Fruit Frozen Meal on Stick, Waffle Cone Icecream Dessert. Cartoon Vector Illustration
Ice Cream Various Types. Sweet Dessert Balls in Glass Cup, Sundae Scoop Balls with Sprinkles, Chocolate Popsicle, Fruit Frozen Meal on Stick, Waffle Cone Icecream Dessert. Cartoon Vector Illustration

Microsoft debuts Windows 11, first major update in 6 years

The company announced that it won’t force app developers to pay fees to Microsoft for using its app store; and that Google’s popular Android apps will run on its new system.

  • Jun 24, 2021

Teamsters have a new mission: Unionize Amazon workers

The union will create a division focused on the Internet commerce behemoth.

  • Jun 24, 2021

Czech airline sues Boeing over losses related to 737 Max

The complaint alleges “Boeing chose a cheap and hastily implemented bandaid” for its flight control system.

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan speaks at a news conference as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee looks on, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle. Durkan and other officials announced Wednesday that a mass COVID-19 vaccination site would begin operation at the facility Saturday, and said it would be the largest civilian-led vaccination site in the country. Lumen Field is the home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks NFL football team and the Seattle Sounders MLS soccer team. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle’s rental rules to become law without mayor signature

The bills may help tenants stay in their homes, but may cause small landlords to quit the rental market.

  • Jun 24, 2021
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan speaks at a news conference as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee looks on, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at the Lumen Field Events Center in Seattle. Durkan and other officials announced Wednesday that a mass COVID-19 vaccination site would begin operation at the facility Saturday, and said it would be the largest civilian-led vaccination site in the country. Lumen Field is the home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks NFL football team and the Seattle Sounders MLS soccer team. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
TimberRise, a company moving from Seattle to Everett, develops residential and commercial properties that make use of wood called mass timber. (TimberRise) 20210624

Exiting Seattle: An innovative company is coming to Everett

TimberRise, which employs wood in commercial and residential developments, is leaving the Emerald City.

TimberRise, a company moving from Seattle to Everett, develops residential and commercial properties that make use of wood called mass timber. (TimberRise) 20210624

Washington state revenues continue to rise above projections

“One of the things that the pandemic did was really alter patterns of consumption.”

  • Jun 23, 2021
FILE - In this May 5, 2019, file photo Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, smiles as he plays bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb. Warren Buffett made a $4.1 billion annual philanthropic contribution and said he’s halfway through his goal of giving away most of his money. The billionaire investor also said he is stepping down as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he exits all other corporate boards. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Warren Buffett resigns from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The billionaire, 90, has also begun stepping away from his leadership role at Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Jun 23, 2021
FILE - In this May 5, 2019, file photo Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, smiles as he plays bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb. Warren Buffett made a $4.1 billion annual philanthropic contribution and said he’s halfway through his goal of giving away most of his money. The billionaire investor also said he is stepping down as trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he exits all other corporate boards. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Tim Keating, Boeing executive vice president of government operations and a member of the leadership council, speaking in 2014 at the Governor’s annual Aerospace Summit in Everett. Keating was abruptly ousted Monday. (Ellen M. Banner/Seattle Times/TNS)

Boeing ousts its longtime chief lobbyist in Washington, D.C.

Chief Executive Dave Calhoun’s memo provided no explanation for Tim Keating’s sudden departure.

Tim Keating, Boeing executive vice president of government operations and a member of the leadership council, speaking in 2014 at the Governor’s annual Aerospace Summit in Everett. Keating was abruptly ousted Monday. (Ellen M. Banner/Seattle Times/TNS)