Paine Field

Seems Like Yesterday

50 years ago (1958) County Commissioner Sam Kraetz announced today that the new Snohomish County extension agent chairman was Allen Estep, a Garfield County agriculture… Continue reading

Week in Review

Sunday, June 1 Expect fireworks prices to skyrocket: A massive explosion in China could put a damper on Uncle Sam’s birthday. On Valentine’s Day, 20… Continue reading

County Council opposes commercial flights at Paine Field

Any proposed commercial airline flights at Paine Field will be fought vigorously, the Democratic majority on the Snohomish County Council said Wednesday. Mukilteo residents who… Continue reading


Civil War memorial ceremony Saturday The Evergreen Cemetery Historical Committee presents a Civil War memorial ceremony and tour from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

Everett Council supports Paine Field flights

The Everett City Council voted 6-0 Wednesday in favor of a resolution supporting scheduled commercial flights at Paine Field. The resolution is a… Continue reading

Snohomish County talks big but can’t ban flights

Snohomish County Council members are acting as if they can bar Allegiant Air and its ilk from Paine Field, knowing full well they can’t. They’re… Continue reading

Study backs Paine Field passenger service

Passenger airline service at Paine Field would attract and retain high-tech businesses in Everett and noise problems from expanding the airport would be… Continue reading

Disaster planning money reduced

Federal money used to help local and state public health agencies plan for disasters is being cut by $3.7 million in Washington, with cuts to… Continue reading

Everett’s study on Paine Field air service changes no minds

If they were for it before, they’re still for it now. And if they were against it before, they’re still against it now.… Continue reading

E-mail intensifies fight over commercial service at Paine Field

The battle for air travel from Paine Field is taking off online. On Friday, the airline carrier looking to offer low-cost flights from… Continue reading

The man in the shadows

No one pinned Ron Dotzauer in three years of wrestling for Everett’s Cascade High School. Few have defeated the Snohomish consultant in 33 years of… Continue reading

Everett City Council postpones its vote on Paine Field resolution

The Everett City Council won’t take a stand on commercial jet service at Paine Field today as advertised. Vacation season and a packed… Continue reading

County first in state to successfully use wetland banking

For 10 years, people have enjoyed walks through shady woods, across bridges over ponds, because of what seems like a vague bureaucratic notion… Continue reading

Paine Field flight supporters diversify

Supporters of passenger flights at Paine Field have created a new, separate group to make the case for flying from Snohomish County. Citizens… Continue reading

Horizon wants to operate daily flights from Paine Field

Horizon Air will pursue flights at the Snohomish County Airport at Paine Field, the company announced today. Horizon, which is owned by Alaska… Continue reading

Horizon’s request is no worry to Allegiant

Allegiant Air beat Horizon Air by several months in seeking to fly out of Paine Field, but the airline is perfectly happy to… Continue reading

Money escalates debate over Paine Field

The two sides in the dispute over whether passenger flights should be allowed to use Paine Field are ramping up their efforts, and… Continue reading

Dueling surveys find far different views on Paine Field

Two surveys that attempt to gauge public opinion regarding opening Paine Field to commercial airline service, done for groups on opposite sides of the issue,… Continue reading

Horizon Air proposes flights from Paine Field

Horizon Air on Thursday announced that it wants to offer daily round-trip flights from Paine Field to Portland, Ore., and Spokane before next… Continue reading

Forum hears Paine flight backers

John McCoy said it doesn’t matter which hat he’s wearing; he’d like to see commercial air service at Snohomish County’s Paine Field airport.… Continue reading