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A Boeing 737 Max taxis after landing during a test flight in Seattle on Sept. 30, 2020. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.

United Airlines in talks to buy at least 100 Boeing Max jets

To attract orders for the plane, Boeing has been offering some customers steep discounts.

A Boeing 737 Max taxis after landing during a test flight in Seattle on Sept. 30, 2020. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chona Kasinger.
Couple sitting in summer cafe outdoor scene. Restaurant outside with table under umbrella vector illustration. Young man and woman eating and drinking, waiter coming with drinks.

You voted: The best patio in Snohomish County

During the pandemic, outdoor seating has become quite popular.

Couple sitting in summer cafe outdoor scene. Restaurant outside with table under umbrella vector illustration. Young man and woman eating and drinking, waiter coming with drinks.
Paul Dolan

Everett’s Aviation Technical Services welcomes a new CEO

The airplane repair company president will step into his role at a critical moment for the aerospace industry.

Paul Dolan
Boeing workers walk outside of Boeing's Everett assembly plant on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Boeing jet sales surge as pandemic retreats in U.S., Europe

Deliveries remain an issue due to problems in factories and increased scrutiny from U.S. regulators.

Boeing workers walk outside of Boeing's Everett assembly plant on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Two vector oysters in shells isolated on a white background

You voted: The best oysters in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

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FILE - This undated illustration provided by Blue Origin shows the capsule that the company aims to take tourists into space. Jeff Bezos' rocket company is already calling its future clients "astronauts." One seat is up for grabs on the New Shepard rocket's debut passenger flight scheduled for July 2021; an online auction is underway. (Blue Origin via AP)

Bezos plans to go to space aboard Blue Origin flight in July

He, his brother, and the winner of an auction, will be aboard the New Shepard spacecraft on July 20.

FILE - This undated illustration provided by Blue Origin shows the capsule that the company aims to take tourists into space. Jeff Bezos' rocket company is already calling its future clients "astronauts." One seat is up for grabs on the New Shepard rocket's debut passenger flight scheduled for July 2021; an online auction is underway. (Blue Origin via AP)
Vinbero, a wine bar and restaurant in Edmonds, is the new business venture of Kris Kelnero and Cali Kelnero.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Vinbero, a new wine bar, opens in downtown Edmonds

Priced out of the home real estate market, the Kelneros invested their down payment in a second business.

Vinbero, a wine bar and restaurant in Edmonds, is the new business venture of Kris Kelnero and Cali Kelnero.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
An artist's rendering of the USS Constellation, the first of a new class of frigate which the Navy will homeport in Everett. (Fincantieri Marine Group via. U.S. Navy) 20210604

New frigates could bring other improvements to Everett base

Local leaders say the Navy’s decision to locate 12 frigates in Everett bodes well for the base’s future.

An artist's rendering of the USS Constellation, the first of a new class of frigate which the Navy will homeport in Everett. (Fincantieri Marine Group via. U.S. Navy) 20210604
Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Caraleigh Hernandez, 10, left, and her sister Denelle, 14, play on the beach at Deception Pass State Park.

Whidbey sees an influx of tourists — almost as many as in 2019

Ferry passenger volume indicates a rebound in the island’s popularity as a destination.

Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Caraleigh Hernandez, 10, left, and her sister Denelle, 14, play on the beach at Deception Pass State Park.

State fines Mukilteo company $70K for wastewater violations

Applied Aero Systems, which plans to appeal, does material coatings and assembly for Boeing and others.

An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Alaska anticipates a full schedule at Paine Field by spring

The airline says it will have 13 daily departures by fall and 18 by next spring — “possibly earlier.”

An Alaska Airline plane lands at Paine Field Saturday on January 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Support for clean-tech and ‘blue-tech’ entrepreneurs

The Northwest Innovation Resource Center is partnering with the CleanTech Alliance and Washington Maritime Blue.

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, an Amazon worker walks down steps in a company office before an event announcing several new Amazon products by the company in Seattle. Amazon plans to have its employees return to the office by fall as the tech giant transitions away from the remote work it implemented for many workers due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the company told employees it is planning a "return to an office-centric culture as our baseline." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Pot users welcome: Amazon won’t test jobseekers for cannabis

The company will still test workers for other drugs and conduct “impairment checks” on the job.

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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, an Amazon worker walks down steps in a company office before an event announcing several new Amazon products by the company in Seattle. Amazon plans to have its employees return to the office by fall as the tech giant transitions away from the remote work it implemented for many workers due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the company told employees it is planning a "return to an office-centric culture as our baseline." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Jackson Quall, grandson of former owner Martha Quall, wipes down surfaces in preparation for re-opening on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Family member swoops in to save popular Sisters restaurant

The now-retired owner’s grandson is reopening the venerable Everett establishment this month.

Jackson Quall, grandson of former owner Martha Quall, wipes down surfaces in preparation for re-opening on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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First-ever Dine Out Snohomish County is happening in June

Participating restaurants will offer lunch and dinner specials throughout the month.

People in cafe flat vector illustration. Cartoon friend or couple characters sitting at tables, dining and talking, ordering dinner food from waiter in restaurant cafeteria interior isolated on white
Connect Casino Road Connect pairs with Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit, to help low-income entrepreneurs launch a new business or boost an existing one.  Suly Altamirano a Mountlake Terrace resident, with Patty Zavala, standing, went through the six-week program, and has now opened an online clothing and jewelry store. Shot on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Nonprofits help 6 new Snohomish County businesses launch

Connect Casino Road paired with Ventures to offer business classes to disadvantaged entrepreneurs.

Connect Casino Road Connect pairs with Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit, to help low-income entrepreneurs launch a new business or boost an existing one.  Suly Altamirano a Mountlake Terrace resident, with Patty Zavala, standing, went through the six-week program, and has now opened an online clothing and jewelry store. Shot on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Lynnwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Fitness group opens new Everett gym

The owners of MUV Fitness used to operate in the area as Vision Quest Sport and Fitness.

Members of the OAC Services Everett team. OAC Services manages the construction of everything from big tech data centers to healthcare projects, schools and municipal buildings, which means they’re working hand-in-hand with the public and private sector building Everett’s expansion.

Expanding Everett is a community effort

The best solutions for Everett’s growing needs come from right here in the community

Members of the OAC Services Everett team. OAC Services manages the construction of everything from big tech data centers to healthcare projects, schools and municipal buildings, which means they’re working hand-in-hand with the public and private sector building Everett’s expansion.
Bowl with nachos, salsa, guacamole and ranch sauces top view. Traditional Mexican food tortilla chips with dressing, lime slice and jalapeno hot chili peppers on table. Cartoon vector illustration

You voted: The best Mexican food in Snohomish County

Even during a pandemic, people still have their favorites.

Bowl with nachos, salsa, guacamole and ranch sauces top view. Traditional Mexican food tortilla chips with dressing, lime slice and jalapeno hot chili peppers on table. Cartoon vector illustration
Miranda from PRC Edmonds

Service, not upselling, gets these budtenders high

Edmonds cannabis shop focuses on knowledge and selection to separate themselves from the competition

Miranda from PRC Edmonds