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Business Briefs: Seagen appoints new CEO; new research president

Also, Eviation order book tops $2 billion and Bothell business incubator secures half-million dollar grant.

 

Pilchuck Secret Valley Tree Farm owner Paul Dierck walks through a row of trees on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Christmas trees, a Washington cash crop, get a little more spendy

Christmas tree farms generate about $688,000 each season for Snohomish County farmers. Some are still open for business.

 

The hidden entrance through the laboratory floor to an underground bunker at a property on Burn Road found last year. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Arlington-area man sentenced to over 3 years for gun stash, bunker

While investigators searched James Bowden’s property, they found guns. Then they discovered a removable floor panel.

 

Police: Snohomish man fled to Oregon after Arlington shooting

The wounded man, 30, was left in critical condition. The suspect, 39, was arrested for investigation of first-degree assault.

The Washington State Patrol was investigating a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles Thursday on Highway 530 near Oso. (Washington State Patrol)

Darrington man identified in fatal 4-vehicle crash on Highway 530

Ryan Gray was driving east of Arlington when he rear-ended a Jeep, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The Washington State Patrol was investigating a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles Thursday on Highway 530 near Oso. (Washington State Patrol)
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Edmonds man hospitalized after shooting in Arlington

The man, 30, was found Monday night in the 500 block of N. Macleod Avenue after reports of an assault.

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A sign posted on the door of Bits’n Pieces in Arlington. (Jacqueline Allison / The Herald)

‘3 Students’ max: Arlington businesses bemoan early release, rowdy teens

Since middle-school students started getting released at 1:15 p.m. Fridays, downtown businesses saw a rise in disruptive behavior.

A sign posted on the door of Bits’n Pieces in Arlington. (Jacqueline Allison / The Herald)
The City of Arlington filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of the Smokey Point Motor Inn because of excessive criminal activity on the property. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington motel to stay open despite crime concerns

Police responded to the Smokey Point Motor Inn over 300 times in 2020. In the first six months of this year, that was down to 62.

The City of Arlington filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of the Smokey Point Motor Inn because of excessive criminal activity on the property. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Arlington’s Hometown Holiday Festival has a wide variety of family-friendly events and attractions happening over the next few months.

Hometown Holiday Festival: celebrate the season in downtown Arlington

Celebration starts Nov. 26 with festivities throughout the season

Arlington’s Hometown Holiday Festival has a wide variety of family-friendly events and attractions happening over the next few months.
A North American Beaver sits in a trap placed by Tulalip Tribe Natural Resources at Naval Radio Station Jim Creek, Washington, Oct. 12. The Tulalip Beaver Project relocates "nuisance" beavers from (sub)urban areas to hydrologically impaired tributaries in the upper Snohomish Watershed for the improvement of fish rearing habitat and fresh water storage. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ethan Soto)

For beavers, tall dams don’t always make good neighbors

Naval Station Everett and the Tulalip Tribes teamed up to remove a family of beavers. Now, they’re restoring salmon habitat.

A North American Beaver sits in a trap placed by Tulalip Tribe Natural Resources at Naval Radio Station Jim Creek, Washington, Oct. 12. The Tulalip Beaver Project relocates "nuisance" beavers from (sub)urban areas to hydrologically impaired tributaries in the upper Snohomish Watershed for the improvement of fish rearing habitat and fresh water storage. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ethan Soto)
A pint of In the Shadows’ HBL — Honey Basil Lemon — blonde ale, which took home a bronze medal in the 2022 Washington Beer Awards. (Aaron Swaney)

Tiny but mighty: These Snohomish County breweries won big at Washington Beer Awards

Check out this year’s Washington Beer Awards winners from Snohomish County.

A pint of In the Shadows’ HBL — Honey Basil Lemon — blonde ale, which took home a bronze medal in the 2022 Washington Beer Awards. (Aaron Swaney)
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42 years later, authorities unmask identity of ‘Stilly Doe’

Advances in DNA technology, paired with forensic genealogy research, helped identify Othaniel Philip Ames, 82, a dairy farmer.

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Weekend outages cause Snohomish County schools closures Monday

The Arlington, Lakewood, Snohomish and Stanwood school districts were still without power and had road hazards in some places.

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Business Briefs: State minimum wage rises in January

Also, Boeing workers’ donations support local nonprofits and fundraiser for businesses impacted by Bolt Creek wildfire.

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The Osa in the waters of Lake Riley at the Sons of Norway camp in Arlington, Washington on September 9, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A Soundview beer and $1 later, a mythical Viking ship sails again

The Everett Sons of Norway started a “Save the Osa” campaign to restore the 30-foot ship for parades and use on Lake Riley.

The Osa in the waters of Lake Riley at the Sons of Norway camp in Arlington, Washington on September 9, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Arlington agrees to purchase land for new park in Smokey Point

The city will pay $961,000 for the vacant land owned by the Smokey Point Community Church.

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U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene is shown around the food storage warehouse by VOA Director of Operations for Hunger Prevention Dean Johnson on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the Volunteers of America food distribution center in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Baby formula less scarce, but ‘a lot of work to do’ to restock shelves

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene met with leaders of Snohomish County food banks and nonprofits to talk about the ongoing shortage Thursday.

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene is shown around the food storage warehouse by VOA Director of Operations for Hunger Prevention Dean Johnson on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the Volunteers of America food distribution center in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A tray of garlic bread gets distributed to third graders during a tasting event Tuesday, Oct.11, 2022, at Eagle Creek Elementary in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

At taste test, Arlington third graders turn into mini Bourdains

When it comes to school lunch menus, “it really doesn’t matter what us adults at the state agency think about a product.”

A tray of garlic bread gets distributed to third graders during a tasting event Tuesday, Oct.11, 2022, at Eagle Creek Elementary in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Conceptual rendering for a future section of Smokey Point Boulevard between 174th Place NE and 200th Street NE. (City of Arlington)

Plan seeks to transform Smokey Point Blvd. into ‘neighborhood corridor’

City officials hope roundabouts, sidewalks and more will turn 2 miles of busy road into a neighborhood street.

Conceptual rendering for a future section of Smokey Point Boulevard between 174th Place NE and 200th Street NE. (City of Arlington)
Eviation's all-electric plane in flight Tuesday morning in Moses Lake, Washington, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eviation)

Arlington’s all-electric plane, Alice, takes first test flight

Eviation Aircraft’s battery-powered plane logs successful first flight from Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake.

Eviation's all-electric plane in flight Tuesday morning in Moses Lake, Washington, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eviation)