Darrington

Community Transit donates vans, buses to nonprofits

Community Transit recently donated 10 vehicles to 12 local community organizations. The vehicles had reached the end of their service life at the agency. Since… Continue reading

Man flown to Seattle hospital after logging road wreck

Officials said the driver sustained serious internal injuries in the crash near Darrington.

Darrington teacher was finalist for Washington’s Teacher of the Year

A high school teacher here has been recognized as one of the top educators in the state. Linne Haywood was a finalist for… Continue reading

Darrington nonprofit working to offer internet access

A new group here aims to offer affordable internet in a rural area the founder says has been underserved by big-name providers. The… Continue reading

Darrington comes together in wake of vandals’ destruction

A month after a nearly $1 million vandalism spree at two Darrington schools, volunteers in the tight-knit mountain town Thursday helped teachers set… Continue reading

North Mountain trails a new destination for mountain bikers

As a boy, Skye Schillhammer could often be found riding around his hometown of Darrington in search of trails to ride and jumps to soar.… Continue reading

Dozens of car break-ins reported at Mountain Loop trailheads

He urges hikers to bring everything in their packs, even car registration papers. A fresh spate of vehicle break-ins have been reported at… Continue reading

String Cheese Incident to headline Meltdown music festival

On social media, Summer Meltdown fans talk about the “family reunion” that’s coming around again this weekend. On Instagram, young people post photos of themselves… Continue reading

Agencies hope to simplify the maze of recreational fees

Representatives from state and federal agencies, outdoor recreation groups and nonprofits are working on plans that could change the way people pay to… Continue reading

Wildfire east of Darrington 50 percent contained

A 216-acre wildfire burning near Darrington is about 50 percent contained and Sunday marked the first time the fire did not grow. The… Continue reading

Teen charged after $500K vandalism spree at two schools

Revenge may have been on the mind of one of the juveniles arrested for causing an estimated $500,000 in damage to the elementary… Continue reading

Hot weather hampers efforts to fight wildfire near Darrington

A 200-acre wildfire continues to burn near Darrington. The hot temperatures this week have made it difficult for firefighters, officials said Friday. Crews… Continue reading

Suiattle wildfire continues to burn east of Darrington

A wildfire continued to burn east of Darrington on Wednesday. The U.S. Forest Service has closed forest land near the Suiattle wildfire, including… Continue reading

Young vandals cause $500K in damage to Darrington schools

The school district here is estimating juveniles caused $500,000 in damage at the elementary and high schools over the weekend. The vandals, ages… Continue reading

Uncontained wildfire east of Darrington still growing

A wildfire burning east of Darrington has grown to 200 acres. The fire still was uncontained Tuesday afternoon, said Janet Pearce, a spokeswoman… Continue reading

Vandals strike at Darrington Elementary School

When custodians and maintenance workers arrived at Darrington Elementary School on Monday morning, they found shattered glass, flooded floors, discharged fire extinguishers and… Continue reading

Wildfire burning east of Darrington on national forest land

A wildfire sparked Sunday east of Darrington in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. As of 7 p.m., flames had covered 20 acres, according… Continue reading

Darrington Bluegrass Festival is homecoming for Brier native

The Bluegrass Festival is an annual reunion for fans who attend every performance and musicians who jam on the old tunes back in… Continue reading

Darrington-bound? Check out these great dining options

Darrington is a summertime destination. Cruise up Highway 530, roll down your car windows, breathe the fresh air and enjoy the views of Whitehorse Mountain.… Continue reading

Campground hosts are a major boon to Snohomish County

Lamont Olson sipped Coca-Cola out of a plastic cup and steered a golf cart around the campground, waving as he passed guests.… Continue reading