Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in Everett after contracting the virus during a trip to China.

 

Sheriff reinstates deputy who was fired over fatal shooting

Sheriff Adam Fortney said his predecessor erred when he concluded Deputy Art Wallin violated policy.

 

After long delay, Boeing 777X first flight expected Thursday

The program is a year behind schedule due to a problem with the plane’s General Electric engines.

 

Legislature sees records requests spike since court ruling

House and Senate administrators in Washington are working through how to deal with the influx.

Kaiser Permanente buys Everett sites for ‘world-class’ facility

Construction will begin in the fall, tripling the footprint of the health center near Pacific Avenue.

Boeing has reached out to retirees to maintain the 737 Max

Retired workers are on the job in Moses Lake. The deal lets them keep their pension benefits.

Push for new gun laws triggers passion at Senate hearing

Today, a House panel tackles assault weapons ban and allowing cities to enact firearm restrictions.

Lawmakers brace for political battle over bullets and AR-15s

Bills banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines will receive public hearings this week.

Oh, about that financial aid state lawmakers promised …

It’s Day 9 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

A tattoo-covered, flag-waving Everett icon dies

Samiu Bloomfield was found and taken to a hospital after he went missing a few days. He was 70.

Ferry ridership drops due to snow, construction and options

Washington State Ferries saw a 3.2% decrease in 2019. A big factor was a February snowstorm.

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Solar energy panels in Arlington will generate savings for organizations in Everett and Stanwood.

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Twin sisters do makeover magic to local homes in HGTV series

New “Unsellable Houses” focuses on transforming modest Snohomish County homes into hot properties.

No more ‘black boxes’ in patrol cars, new sheriff says

The tech was meant to promote traffic safety. Sheriff Adam Fortney said he trusts his deputies.

Martin Luther King’s spirit of service, selflessness still needed

A celebration of the Civil Rights leader’s legacy and life reflected on past and present struggles.

Civil rights and gun rights are on lawmakers’ minds today

It’s Day 8 of 60 of the 2020 session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia.

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.

Straight-shooting fire chief retires after 40 years

District 7’s Gary Meek was respected for leading, listening and having a great mustache.

Arlington Fire employees bestowed with city service awards

Twelve employees have a combined 180 years of service to Arlington.