INDEX — More recreation options are coming to Heybrook Ridge, one of the most scenic spots in east Snohomish County.Construction is ongoing on a new trail system on county land that will connect with the U.S. Forest Service lookout trail, county Parks Director Tom Teigen said.
Date: 04/11/2016 | Local News
INDEX — The U.S. Forest Service is getting ready to clean up soil that has been contaminated by lead at the former Index Sportsman Club shooting range. The range is located in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest about half a mile west of Index.The...
Date: 04/04/2016 | Local News
INDEX — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon was sending a search and rescue helicopter to Index to check on a BASE jumper who reportedly was stuck in the trees.BASE is an acronym used to describe jumping with a parachute from buildings, antennas, bridges or cliffs.
Date: 01/25/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — Snow and ice meant a late start for students in three Snohomish County school districts Monday morning.
Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — The Snohomish County Public Utility District is close to filing the first of two applications for federal approval to build a hydroelectric power plant at Sunset Falls on the South Fork Skykomish River near Index.
Date: 12/16/2015 | Local News
GOLD BAR — Skeletal remains found by a logger on Nov. 25 in east Snohomish County are those of a missing Ferndale woman.The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday identified the deceased as Sandy L. Rideout. The cause of her death remains under investigation.
Date: 12/05/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Well, the dry spell is over.That much was clear after last week's massive storm of water and wind.Snohomish County is collecting damage reports from property owners,...
Date: 11/26/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Not even scenic mountain lookouts are safe from the greedy hands of copper-wire thieves.The Heybrook Lookout, a hiking destination near Index, has been without a lightning-protection system since...
Date: 10/27/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Four of the town’s five council seats are being contested this election.And the fifth seat is on the ballot, too, but candidate Chuck Davis is running unopposed to serve the next two years in Position 1.Position 2
Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Drivers using U.S. 2 through Index should be prepared for a speed limit change coming sometime the week of Oct. 19.
Date: 10/16/2015 | Street Smarts
There's still time for summer days in the upper Sky Valley
Date: 08/15/2015 | Life
MARYSVILLE — At least two recent brush fires in Snohomish County remain under investigation. One, on the Index Town Wall, started July 28 and continued to burn Tuesday beyond the reach of ground crews.
Date: 08/11/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died in a crash near Skykomish on Aug. 1.
Date: 08/07/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — Officials have identified the man who drowned July 19 in the North Fork Skykomish River near Index.
Date: 08/01/2015 | Sirens
The eighth annual Mukilteo Art Festival and the 12th annual Index Arts Festival are both on Aug. 1, drawing art lovers to the water and the mountains.
Date: 07/31/2015 | Entertainment
INDEX — Crews on Wednesday continued to monitor a stubborn fire on the Index Town Wall.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — Police have recovered the body of a man who drowned July 19 in the North Fork Skykomish River near Index.The Snohomish County sheriff’s dive team and helicopter team assisted Search and Rescue with the operation.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — The search continues for the body of a man who went missing July 19 in the North Fork Skykomish River.The man, described as being in his early 20s and from the Lake Stevens area, is presumed to have drowned.
Date: 07/27/2015 | Sirens
INDEX — The search resumed Monday morning for the body of a man who disappeared while swimming on the North Fork Skykomish River.The missing man is in his early 20s and from the Lake Stevens area.A 911 report was received around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Date: 07/20/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Firefighters and sheriff’s deputies raced to the North Fork Skykomish River after a man was reported missing and in the river.
Date: 07/19/2015 | Local News
In almost forty years of living in Index I have never seen conditions this dry, or fire hazards this high, in our town this early in the summer. Outside of town the U.S. Forest Service fire hazard sign points to "High" with Industrial Precaution Class ll. There is a ban on...
Date: 07/02/2015 | Commentary
INDEX — The state Department of Natural Resources auctioned timber on 119 acres of state land near here for $1.41 million on Wednesday.
Date: 06/18/2015 | Local News
INDEX — Four people were taken to area hospitals following an accident on U.S 2 on Sunday.The accident was reported just before noon at the highway’s intersection with Index-Galena Road, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis.
Date: 05/31/2015 | Local News
OLYMPIA — A state panel on Tuesday approved the logging of 119 acres on a hill near Index after authorities insisted there is little risk it will trigger a deadly mudslide.On a 5-0 vote, the...
Date: 05/06/2015 | Local News