Reader poll

Top (L-R): Amy McGrath, Lindsey Graham, Jamie Harrison. Bottom (L-R): Mark Kelly, Martha McSally, Mitch McConnell. (AP photos)

Washington donors help stoke fires of hot U.S. Senate races

Contributions are flowing into electoral battles from Arizona to Maine, Kentucky to South Carolina.

 

A view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The presidential primary is jolting to life without a traditional mainstay: the donor class. More specifically, their contribution checks. With as many as two dozen Democrats potentially running for the White House and no immediate front-runner, the money race in the early days of the primary is largely frozen, according to fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

A look at local dollars flowing into the presidential race

County donors poured more than $2 million into the contest. Contributions ranged from $1 to $50,000.

 

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

Everett’s airline terminal fills with passengers on Saturday; elected officials pledge their support.

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field
Poll: Most Washington voters want to pause reopening economy
Poll: Most Washington voters want to pause reopening economy
COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style

Face masks make a fashion statement. It’s the dress code for Costco and now the White House.

COVID dress code: Keep your germs, cover your face in style
Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional

Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional

A viral Facebook post prompts blowback from other elected officials, including the state attorney general.

Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional
Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown

Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown

Other solutions included more enforcement and a parking manager, with revenue up to $1 million.

Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown
Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field

Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field

Results as of 1:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. (Poll opened Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8 a.m.)

Readers weigh in on more desired flights out of Paine Field
Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June

Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June

To accommodate the schedule, the airline will cut the number of daily departures to Portland to two.

Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June
Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven

Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven

The Brick Oven Pizza Lounge, which recently opened next to McMenamin’s, offers a wide selection of Italian food.

Delicious pizzas emerge from this Bothell eatery’s huge oven
Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur

Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur

After a dino fossil was found in the San Juan Islands, a bunch of fourth-graders are out to make history.

Suciasaurus rex may become Washington’s official dinosaur
Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise

Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise

On New Year’s Day, they’ll make $13.50 an hour, up from the current $12 rate.

Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise
Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops

The controversial traffic enforcement idea is getting revived, and the five-store cap may double.

Everett leaders to ponder red-light cameras, adding pot shops
Flu season arrives early in Snohomish County; 3 hospitalized

Flu season arrives early in Snohomish County; 3 hospitalized

It’s early this year, but it’s not too late to protect yourself.

Flu season arrives early in Snohomish County; 3 hospitalized
Eyman’s next initiative is to become Washington’s governor

Eyman’s next initiative is to become Washington’s governor

The renowned anti-tax crusader declared his candidacy but hasn’t said if he’ll run as a Republican.

Eyman’s next initiative is to become Washington’s governor
Our bus routes could terminate at Northgate as soon as 2021

Our bus routes could terminate at Northgate as soon as 2021

Under a tentative proposal, commuters would have the option to transfer to light rail trains.

Our bus routes could terminate at Northgate as soon as 2021
With help from business, Everett passenger service takes off

With help from business, Everett passenger service takes off

Count Funko among the fans of Paine Field flying. Meanwhile, where next? Chicago or Dallas, anyone?

With help from business, Everett passenger service takes off
Everett entertains pitch for joining county-wide bus system

Everett entertains pitch for joining county-wide bus system

Community Transit CEO: “There is an inefficiency in operating to two systems.”

Everett entertains pitch for joining county-wide bus system
Paid parking begins at Providence’s Everett campuses

Paid parking begins at Providence’s Everett campuses

Rates start at $1 for 90 minutes and rise to $4 for six or more hours. The first 30 minutes are free.

Paid parking begins at Providence’s Everett campuses
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