Paine Field

County Council grills Sound Transit CEO about long timeline

West Seattle and Ballard light-rail extensions will be completed before the main spine to Everett.

Pilot flies Southwest to Everett for retirement celebration

Bill Rogers, who oversaw delivery of the airline’s new 737s, got a water-cannon salute at Paine Field.

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince quietly visits Boeing in Everett

His visit to the Seattle area was all but secret, but an agreement with Boeing was announced.

Hazardous waste in garbage sends 4 workers to hospital

An official said the incident underscores why hazardous wastes require special handling.

Somers sees Paine Field as focal point of a thriving county

In an annual speech, he also acknowledged challenges such as opioid addiction, crime and homelessness.

A record-warm day in Everett and all over Western Washington

The 70 degrees at Paine Field early in the afternoon easily surpassed a 2015 record for this day of 63.

New director must chart the future of the Future of Flight

The popular Paine Field attraction faces uncertainty as the county seeks a new operator.

Studies anticipated 12 flights a day, but 24 are planned

The FAA will decide whether that change warrants another look at the impact of passenger service.

Southwest to join Alaska and United serving Paine Field

The airline plans up to five daily flights from the new passenger terminal in Everett.

Early boarding pass: Everett’s rising passenger terminal

Here’s what to expect when two airlines begin passenger service at Paine Field later this year.

Inslee’s sales pitch to Boeing: Choose Washington for new jet

Four years ago, tax breaks worth an estimated $8.7 billion helped land the 777X in Everett.

Fire chief was a ‘no-show’ to plane crash at Paine Field

Jeff Bohnet, who has since retired, said he was “traumatized,” apparently because of an investigation.

Snohomish County’s campaign to land the 797 takes off

Executive Dave Somers announced the formation of a task force to urge Boeing to build the plane here.

Paine Field fire chief will be allowed to retire

In his letter, the airport director noted Jeff Bohnet was leaving while under investigation.

Within an hour, 2 planes crash-land at Paine Field

One simply landed hard and went off the end of a runway. Another crash involved unextended landing gear.

Chief to retire after more questions about an old fire truck

Paine Field Fire Chief Jeff Bohnet was investigated after he acquired dismantled 1977 truck’s chassis.

Instructor, student walk away from Paine Field plane crash

The Cessna aircraft likely had engine trouble before striking a tree after takeoff.

This flight’s on time: Paine Field terminal work progressing

15 flights a day by Alaska and United are expected to begin in less than a year.

With air service coming, first responders plan for a crash

They do drills at Paine Field every three years. With airlines coming soon, this one was different.

Vintage planes abound at Paine Field — if you can find them

Crowds of people squinted into the cloudless sky above Paine Field and waited for the rumble of planes. Joe Kunzler, 35, lives for… Continue reading