A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019

Should light rail skip Paine Field and Boeing? We asked, you answered

More than 300 Herald readers responded to an online poll. Here are the results.

 

Judge Paul Thompson, left, with Strom Peterson and his wife Maria Montalvo after being is sworn in Wednesday afternoon at the Snohomish County Administration Building in Everett, Washington on September 29, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State Rep. Peterson appointed to Snohomish County Council

Carin Chase had by far the most supporters present Thursday, but it was Strom Peterson who won the council’s unanimous vote.

 

Students make their way after school at Edmonds-Woodway High School on March 12, 2020. All public and private schools in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties must close for six weeks. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Police: Student, 15, arrested with loaded gun at Edmonds high school

Around 1 p.m., students reported a classmate with a gun at Edmonds-Woodway High School.

 

Meadowdale High School Principal Dave Shockley laughs while touring his school’s temporary space for the new school health center on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

First school-based clinic in Snohomish County opens at Meadowdale High

School and health officials said the new on-campus center should boost wellness and grades for Lynnwood students.

Meadowdale High School Principal Dave Shockley laughs while touring his school’s temporary space for the new school health center on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Staff are evaluating two more light rail alternatives for the Everett Link extension. One would follow Interstate 5 north of 128th Street SW to the Everett Mall and back to the freeway. Another would go west of 128th Street SW to Highway 99 and north to Casino Road. (Sound Transit)

Snohomish County leaders reject light rail routes bypassing Paine Field

Those options weren’t what voters approved — and would be like “butchering” the plan, the Snohomish County executive said.

Staff are evaluating two more light rail alternatives for the Everett Link extension. One would follow Interstate 5 north of 128th Street SW to the Everett Mall and back to the freeway. Another would go west of 128th Street SW to Highway 99 and north to Casino Road. (Sound Transit)
Everett Memorial Stadium and Funko Field on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

City, county studying new outdoor stadium for Everett AquaSox

MLB facility requirements prompted government leaders to look at replacing Funko Field, either there or elsewhere.

Everett Memorial Stadium and Funko Field on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Compass Health’s Broadway Campus in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Judge dismisses Compass Health lawsuit over Marysville man’s death

Joshua Klick’s estate argued his relationship with a counselor signaled negligence. A judge found the claim had expired.

Compass Health’s Broadway Campus in Everett. (Sue Misao / Herald file)
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Highway 9 work could disrupt travel through Lake Stevens

Construction is set for roundabouts on South Lake Stevens Road and one at North Davies Road and Vernon Road.

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Councilmember Megan Dunn, left, stands next to County Executive Dave Somers as he presents his 2023 budget proposal to her, Councilmember Nate Nehring and Councilmember Sam Low. (Snohomish County)

Somers: Federal aid creates ‘historic opportunity’ to tackle challenges

The Snohomish County executive’s plan focuses on public safety, housing, child care, climate — and mountain biking.

Councilmember Megan Dunn, left, stands next to County Executive Dave Somers as he presents his 2023 budget proposal to her, Councilmember Nate Nehring and Councilmember Sam Low. (Snohomish County)
Christian Sayre at his bail hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Anchor Pub ex-owner arrested again, released on Oregon sex crime warrant

On Monday, Everett police arrested Christian Sayre for the fifth time in the past year. A judge released him Tuesday.

Christian Sayre at his bail hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood City Council members, from left: Jim Smith, Shirley Sutton, Shannon Sessions, Josh Binda, George Hurst, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, and Patrick Decker. (City of Lynnwood)

No penalty for Lynnwood council member’s ‘underinformed’ views on racism

The City Council didn’t censure Jim Smith after a report found he discriminated against a Black city employee.

Lynnwood City Council members, from left: Jim Smith, Shirley Sutton, Shannon Sessions, Josh Binda, George Hurst, Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, and Patrick Decker. (City of Lynnwood)
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)

All ears: Mukilteo couple provides surgery for kids born without ears

Dr. Prabhat and Trish Bhama are part of a HUGS volunteer team providing treatment for microtia in Guatemala.

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Floatplane wreckage recovery in Puget Sound begins

The U.S. Navy will use a remotely operated vehicle Deep Drone 8,000, a barge and a crane in recovery efforts.

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U.S. 2 was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish on Monday evening because the Bolt Creek fire spread close to the highway. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

U.S. 2 closed near Skykomish as Bolt Creek fire spreads

The highway was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish, mile posts 46 to 50.

U.S. 2 was closed from the Money Creek tunnel to Skykomish on Monday evening because the Bolt Creek fire spread close to the highway. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
Homero Osuna Gonzalez, left, during his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Madison King, with her family and friends in the gallery on Monday, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Arlington man sentenced to 20⅓ years for fatal stabbing of wife

A judge described Madison King, 23, as a “bright light” at the sentencing hearing for her killer Monday.

Homero Osuna Gonzalez, left, during his sentencing for the murder of his wife, Madison King, with her family and friends in the gallery on Monday, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The butter chicken at 5 Rivers Indian Cuisine in Everett is a bestseller. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

5 Rivers Indian Cuisine, Tía Lety reopen in Everett after devastating fire

The Snohomish County dining scene regained the Indian and Mexican eateries in September.

The butter chicken at 5 Rivers Indian Cuisine in Everett is a bestseller. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
This cozy white chicken chili is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally. (Photo courtesy of Aimee Heriard-Dubreuil)

Cozy white chicken chili with a summery twist

This recipe is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally.

This cozy white chicken chili is perfect for transitioning into fall while fresh corn is still available locally. (Photo courtesy of Aimee Heriard-Dubreuil)
Everett Faith in Action last week published six videos about some of the efforts to address homelessness in the city. Depicted is a screenshot of the title screen in the first video of the series.

Faith group’s videos highlight Everett homelessness efforts

Six videos show the work that Everett Faith in Action members do in partnership with the city to alleviate homelessness.

Everett Faith in Action last week published six videos about some of the efforts to address homelessness in the city. Depicted is a screenshot of the title screen in the first video of the series.