Bothell High closed and disinfected as a virus precaution

A family member of a worker became sick after all traveled overseas. The family is being quarantined.

 

The other virus: Flu is ‘still packing a nasty punch’

Influenza has caused nine deaths in Snohomish County, 70 in the state and 16,000 nationwide.

 

GOP senators: Help the private sector tackle homelessness

Day 46 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

 

Blue bump: Democratic majority in Snohomish, King counties

A new survey found that 52% of adults in the area say they are Democrats or that they lean Democratic.

Former Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe. (File photo)

County settles 3 lawsuits against Roe for $750K; 4th ongoing

Former prosecutor Mark Roe presided over a “hostile” office, lawsuits say. The county admitted no fault.

Former Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe. (File photo)

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EVENTS Meet superintendent candidates Students, families, staff and others with ties to the Edmonds School District are invited to meet the two candidates hoping to… Continue reading

Inslee gets involved in contract talks between Swedish, SEIU

The governor is orchestrating a four-day bargaining session with both sides led by an MIT professor.

New report on Snake River dams could affect power bills

An anxiously awaited study on Columbia Basin salmon could have a ripple effect in Snohomish County.

The Eclipse Lumber Company along the Snohomish River in Everett burned down May 7, 1962. Now the site is near the Towns at Riverfront, a development of nearly 200 townhouses. (Historic Everett photo)

Harry Stuchell’s death, at 95, a reminder of mill town past

Today, the site of the Everett family’s Eclipse Mill is near about 200 new townhouses along the river.

The Eclipse Lumber Company along the Snohomish River in Everett burned down May 7, 1962. Now the site is near the Towns at Riverfront, a development of nearly 200 townhouses. (Historic Everett photo)

Mystery mailer opposes possible Everett pot shop increase

The city is considering allowing three more cannabis stores, with would-be owners ready and waiting.

Alleged threat: ‘You have been visited by your local Nazis’

The feds have filed charges against a former Arlington resident and three alleged neo-Nazi companions.

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

Will the Boeing repeal push lawmakers into overtime?

Day 45 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

Lawmakers find many patches to cover hole in road budgets

Spending plans use transfers and other tools to offset $453M less in revenue due to Initiative 976

Snohomish County aims for all renewable energy by 2045

A government-led group is trying to make the county’s vehicles and buildings effectively carbon free.

Paid family leave claims are triple what was anticipated

It’s taking up to 10 weeks to process payments from the new state program.

  • Feb 25, 2020

Snohomish County prosecutor calls for end of death penalty

Adam Cornell didn’t oppose it until the Supreme Court struck it down. He says that changed the landscape.

After a storied history, the Argosy rests in pieces

The 100-year-old ship has been removed from Warm Beach after it ran aground in Tulalip.

Repealing Boeing’s big tax break could be a bumpy ride

It will be ended to avoid a trade dispute. But workers want Boeing to make changes if it’s later restored.

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