The first Boeing 747 inside the Everett factory. (Boeing Co.)

The first Boeing 747 inside the Everett factory. (Boeing Co.)

Viewpoints: ‘Queen of the Skies’ marks its 50th year

The first jumbo jet of the 20th century rolled out of the Everett plant on Sept. 28, 1968.

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Editorial: I-1639’s firearm measures can make a difference

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Jamal Khashoggi, now believed slain, wrote the Arab world can’t have freedom without a free media.

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Editorial: I-1634’s saccharine attack on local goverment

Soda companies want to stop cities from taxing sugary drinks. It has nothing to do with groceries.

Editorial: Send I-940 back to Legislature for better bill

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