How FAA delegated a pivotal 737 safety analysis to Boeing

The regulator deferred to the company when it signed off on a new, automated MAX flight-control system.

 

Police: Driver in fatal Everett crash wore meth on necklace

The teen driver reported he’d been reaching for his phone. The collision killed an Everett man, 27.

 

Teen allegedly fled serious accident near Arlington

Two people suffered injuries in the nighttime crash. A 19-year-old was arrested for investigation of DUI.

 

Dave Fox is among a dozen volunteers donating time at the Repair Cafe, a free monthly event where people bring things to be fixed. It is hosted by WSU Snohomish County Extension in McCollum Park. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

Broken vacuum, torn shirt or wonky PC? The fix is in

Repair Cafe is a four-hour window to get something fixed for free, keeping it out of landfills.

Dave Fox is among a dozen volunteers donating time at the Repair Cafe, a free monthly event where people bring things to be fixed. It is hosted by WSU Snohomish County Extension in McCollum Park. (Andrea Brown / The Herald)

As commissary sales plummet, Pentagon seeks 21% subsidy cut

By Tom Philpott Defense Department officials have preached three goals for the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) over the last several years of cost-cutting reforms: preserve… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2019

Snohomish Conservation District youth art contest winners

Snohomish Conservation District youth art contest winners The Snohomish Conservation District had a youth art contest on the theme wildlife habitat tied to its annual… Continue reading

After New Zealand massacre, local Muslims grieved and prayed

“We all are concerned about where this trend is going”: Snohomish County has seen anti-Muslim hate, too.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After years of watching Macy’s parade, Terrace teen joined in

Britta Sinclair cheered through the streets of New York. She’s a senior at Mountlake Terrace high.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After 13 years, repairs delayed again on road to Blanca Lake

Construction is now set to finish in 2022 for Index-Galena Road to recreation hot spots.

Community Transit and Everett Transit might soon start offering a low-income fare to qualified riders. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Community Transit, Everett Transit propose a low-income fare

For the average household, transportation is often the second largest expense after housing.

Community Transit and Everett Transit might soon start offering a low-income fare to qualified riders. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Front Porch

NEWS BRIEF Attention Mukilteo walkers Starting March 25, the popular pedestrian trail that runs between the new Mukilteo ferry terminal site and the railroad tracks… Continue reading

Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Look for former Lake Stevens wrestler on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

High school standout Jake Douglas spins the big colorful wheel on Monday’s show.

Jake Douglas, former Lake Stevens wrestling standout and now a junior at Cal Poly, is on Monday’s “Wheel of Fortune” show with other college students. Photo Credit: Carol Kaelson

Man, woman hit while riding motorcycle in Arlington

They were taken to a hospital in Mount Vernon with serious but non life-threatening injuries.

John and Maureen Keane talk about his homeland of Ireland in their Edmonds living room. He is the Honorary Consul of Ireland in Seattle and a longtime member of the Irish Heritage Club that presents Irish Week activities. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

From Edmonds home, he’s Honorary Consul of Ireland in Seattle

Irishman John Keane and his wife shun green beer, corned beef, 4-leaf clovers on St. Patrick’s Day.

John and Maureen Keane talk about his homeland of Ireland in their Edmonds living room. He is the Honorary Consul of Ireland in Seattle and a longtime member of the Irish Heritage Club that presents Irish Week activities. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Could a calculator make criminal justice more equitable?

Court fees can follow convicts for life. An Edmonds judge has an idea that could make them more fair.

Who am I? A man washed up in the Stillaguamish River in 1980

Decades later, detectives finally have his DNA. He may be tribal. But we still don’t know his real name.

It won’t be getting easier for school districts to pass bonds

Republican senators rebuffed an attempt by Democrats to put a supermajority rule up for a statewide vote.

Sex offender arrested after prosecutor receives text threats

He’s now charged with felony harassment and intimidating a public servant. Bail was set at $250,000.

1 dead in suspected DUI crash on Evergreen Way

A car crossed into oncoming traffic in south Everett, according to police. One driver died.

Michaela Reed navigates an obstacle course of stools in the hallway of Oak Harbor High School with her new bike. (Laura Guido / Whidbey News-Times)

Oak Harbor robotics team puts skills to work for little girl

Michaela Reed loves bicycling, even though her arm ends just below her elbow.

Michaela Reed navigates an obstacle course of stools in the hallway of Oak Harbor High School with her new bike. (Laura Guido / Whidbey News-Times)