Reader poll

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

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


Poll: Most Washington voters want to pause reopening economy

Viewpoints were sharply divided between Democrats and Republicans.


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.

Sheriff calls governor’s stay-home order unconstitutional

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

Study recommends Everett use paid parking downtown

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

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.)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flu season arrives early in Snohomish County; 3 hospitalized

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

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.

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.

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?

Everett entertains pitch for joining county-wide bus system

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

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.

Verdict: Farmers Market shift to downtown was ‘terrific move’

Most vendors and patrons said the new location is roomier, cleaner and more accessible.