Sultan

Their grown children died, but state law won’t let them sue

Families are seeking a change in the state’s limiting wrongful-death law.

 

Lynnwood bans safe-injection sites for 6 months of study

The city is the latest local government to take a stand on sanctioned spaces for using illegal drugs.

 

Sultan has a mayor but now needs to fill City Council seat

John Seehuus was appointed mayor, replacing Carolyn Eslick, who was named to the state House.

 

Sultan School Board misses two veterans who stepped aside

Tracy Cotterill and Patty Fountain had a combined 48 years of experience, but didn’t run again.

7 years after fire, new gym opens at Sultan Boys & Girls Club

A Christmas Eve blaze in 2010 gutted the club, which reopened in 2015. Now the gym is ready, too.

Sultan to build new bridge for pedestrians, bicyclists

At the same time, the iconic ‘Sultan John’ statue will be temporarily moved for restoration.

Trump administration halts work on Cascades grizzly plan

The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly ordered an end to work on a key bear planning document.

Street-legal ATVs approved for some roads near Sultan

Supporters foresee tourism benefits. Opponents are concerned about injury and pollution risks.

Tragedy inspired parents to evangelize for smoke detectors

After their son, Greg Gibson, died in a house fire, Gerry and Bonnie Gibson sounded the alarm.

In Sultan, there was a seat at the table for everyone

Every year, the town’s community dinner ensures no one has to dine alone on Thanksgiving.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

Lynnwood, Marysville, Sultan consider ban on safe injection sites

If approved, they would join Lake Stevens and Snohomish County, which have temporary bans.

Westbound U.S. 2 Trestle to be repaved in 2018

It will mark the second year of three years of resurfacing projects from Everett to Skykomish.

Sultan High School senior Tyler Aamold is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Making Sultan High, Sky Valley better places

Senior Tyler Aamold plays a leadership role at school and in service to his community.

Sultan High School senior Tyler Aamold is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Woman escapes explosion that destroyed Sultan house

Investigators are checking propane tanks and gas lines in search of the cause.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Carolyn Eslick

Republican Eslick’s 2018 fortunes may depend on Democrats

She has a formidable House seat opponent in Elizabeth Scott, a conservative former state lawmaker.

Carolyn Eslick

By nightfall, the fish were biting — but his raft got stuck

A fisherman was rescued from a log in the Skykomish River near Sultan. He was unharmed.

Landowners along Snohomish, Skykomish rivers invited to forum

The event aims to give people along east county’s waterways a chance to talk about issues.

Threats online delay start of classes at Sultan High School

They did not appear directed at identifiable students or staff, officials said.