Bridges near Index, Gold Bar to be replaced

In some places around soggy Snohomish County, it’s still a giant log that gets you over a rushing stream of water. Log girders… Continue reading

Update on changes at Index post office

People are complaining already about the “latest” change in post office hours. How does a working person (unless they work locally) find the time to… Continue reading

Index-Galena Road topic of open house

For those waiting for the opening of Index-Galena Road in Index, the planning is about 60 percent complete (after HOW MANY YEARS)? You’re invited to… Continue reading

2 chances to catch up on proposed dam project

Hello Neighbors, For those of you who are interested, there are two meetings this week which PUD is providing to the public to get caught… Continue reading

Hiker found safe after getting lost near Index

A 39-year-old Seattle man and his dog were found safe Thursday morning after getting lost on Mount Persis, near Index. The man had… Continue reading

Post office sets new schedule

In reference to the meeting with the post office yesterday, here is the outcome. I was unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict so,… Continue reading

PUD’s studies support proposed mini-dam on Skykomish

Building a mini-dam on a scenic stretch of the Skykomish River would not cause flooding or reduce water flow, according to preliminary studies… Continue reading

Charges possible in hit-and-run fatal accident near Index

A driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Index in August, then left the scene told police she thought she’d hit… Continue reading

Fatal hit-and-run crash awaits review

The investigation into a fatal hit-and-run crash in Index last summer is awaiting a review by Snohomish County prosecutors. Police wrapped up the… Continue reading

Standing tall for the fallen

Retired Marine Corps Sgt. Chuck Lewis is walking for the fallen. U.S. soldiers, sailors and Marines killed in war or those who returned… Continue reading

Suggestions welcome on weather station

For those of you whom subscribe to our Newsletter, you all know that we are hot to trot on putting up a weather station. We… Continue reading

Head to the hills for Index celebration

The 10th Annual Index Arts Festival on Aug. 3 is set in the quaint town of Index, a serene place where culture and scenic nature… Continue reading

Four hikers rescued in two different incidents

Four hikers were rescued Monday in two different hiking mishaps in Snohomish County. In one incident, a sheriff’s helicopter crew rescued a woman… Continue reading

Man drowns in Skykomish River near Eagle Falls

INDEX — An 18-year-old man drowned Monday in the Skykomish River near Index. The man had gone fishing with friends in the Eagle Falls area… Continue reading

Skykomish River drowning victim ID’d

Officials have identified a man who drowned in the Skykomish River near Index on July 1. Ramon M. Quincey, of Startup, was 18,… Continue reading

Hiker with broken leg rescued near Index

An injured hiker was flown by a sheriff’s helicopter to an Everett hospital Friday evening after he suffered a broken leg near Lake… Continue reading

Crews work on unsafe tree in Index park

We were out on a photo shoot recently and on the way home a great photo opportunity was right in front of us at Doolittle… Continue reading

Opponents out in droves against proposed mini-dam

If anybody is in favor of a mini-dam proposed on the Skykomish River, they were hard to find this week. Vocal public opinion,… Continue reading

No charges filed in hit-and-run death of Index man

Prosecutors have declined to file charges in the Aug. 4, 2012, hit-and-run accident that took the life of Stacey Broyles, 47, of Index.… Continue reading

Two county fire districts seek voter approval for levies

Two Snohomish County fire districts are asking voters to approve levies in August for emergency medical services. In Snohomish, the levy pays for… Continue reading