Post bond loss, Sultan school board hopefuls talk frugality

Candidates running for Sultan’s school board share one idea in common. They are focused on making the most of the district’s funding, especially… Continue reading

Audit reveals problems with Sultan School District

State auditors this month warned the Sultan School District about problems with purchase cards, among other concerns. An audit of the district for… Continue reading

County official identifies 2 victims in recent fatalities

The Snohomish County medical examiner identified two men Tuesday, one who was involved in a motorcycle collision and another who went missing on… Continue reading

Sultan teens refresh Gold Bar sign

Carlos Gonzalez and James Fortin, as part of the community service requirement for all students graduating from Sultan High School, recently renovated the welcome sign… Continue reading

Snohomish County takes new aim at shooting range near Sultan

A long-awaited public shooting range in east Snohomish County is undergoing another change in plans. Land the county acquired more than six years… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Sultan alum graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Dalton Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Miller is the son of Michael… Continue reading

Missing camper found dead on a Skykomish River island

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Unit located the body Wednesday of a Monroe man reported missing by his family. The… Continue reading

Sultan, Monroe teens highlighted by Rotary

Monroe Rotary Club members on May 17 honored a group of teens from Monroe and Sultan high schools as Students of the Month: Cody Schwindt,… Continue reading

Arianna Calvin, Kamiak High; Tholen Blasko, Sultan High: WSU bound

The Future is Now This is one of a series of profiles of noteworthy Snohomish County high school graduates: Arianna Calvin, Kamiak, and Tholen Blasko,… Continue reading

Towns work to blaze a water trail along Skykomish River

Planners are seeking ideas to liven up downtown Sultan and Monroe and better connect them to the Skykomish River. As part of a… Continue reading

Expanded Arlington Boys & Girls Club includes new teen center

The teen center wasn’t officially open, but there was no keeping them out. A lively beat came from the speakers and the overhead… Continue reading

Bring all your skills to the Startup Gym painting work party

Eighty years later, a local landmark built by volunteers is regaining relevance — thanks to a new generation of volunteers. A work party… Continue reading

PUD art and photo contest winners

The Snohomish County PUD named 17 winners in its 2017 art and photography competitions. The contests are designed to engage students and the community in… Continue reading

Front Porch

Sultan book sale The Friends of the Sultan Library plan a book, media and bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the… Continue reading

Chronic absences raise alarms in Snohomish County schools

Nearly one of every seven students attending public schools in Snohomish County is considered a frequent no-show in the classroom. Missing school is… Continue reading

State launches $39M in local road projects with U.S. 2 paving

Eight miles of well-worn pavement on U.S. 2 between Sultan and Gold Bar will be resurfaced this summer. “It has been about 15 years since… Continue reading

Rotary honors teens from Sultan, Monroe

The Monroe Rotary Club on March 22 honored high school students from Monroe and Sultan high schools as Students of the Month. From Monroe: Sammy… Continue reading

Man killed after being struck by freight train in Sultan

A man was killed Sunday after being struck by a train east of Sultan. The man apparently jumped in front of the train… Continue reading

Driver gets 14 years for fatal crash linked to huffing

They should be simple questions: How many kids do you have? What are their ages? After Nov. 12, 2015, Corby Whiddon didn’t know… Continue reading