Thousands of children in Snohomish County have no home

There are thousands of children and teens in Snohomish County who wonder where they’ll sleep each night or where they’ll find their next… Continue reading

Work on railroad crossing to close Reese Road in Startup for a day

Emergency repairs to the railroad crossing on Reese Road, also known as 147th Street SE, are expected to close the road to regular… Continue reading

Front Porch: Internet retail class in Sultan

Internet retail class A free class focusing on the advantages and challenges of online retail is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday at the Sultan Community… Continue reading

Budget cut leaves Sky Valley Senior Center in financial bind

A woman from Startup rolls her spare coins. She delivers the change each month to a senior center in a neighboring town. The… Continue reading

Grant sought to fix flood-prone roads in Sultan area

Snohomish County is making plans to elevate some stretches of two roads near Sultan that are notorious for flooding. In February 2015, locals… Continue reading

Front Porch: Food Truck Friday

Nosh on Food Truck Friday, a recurring event, continues today in downtown Everett during lunchtime at 2710 Wetmore Ave. Charrette in Sultan: The mayor is… Continue reading

County, cities given nearly $15M for roads projects

The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board recently awarded nearly $15 million to Snohomish County and nine local cities for various transportation projects. Topping the list… Continue reading

Front Porch: Aviation presentation at the Schack

Aviation lecture Artist Chris Hopkins and author Guy E. Franklin are scheduled to present the lecture “Black Aviation through World War II” at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

5,570 Christmas tree permits sold for Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie forest

Every year, thousands of families visit the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in search of the perfect Christmas tree. As of Thursday, the forest… Continue reading

Prosecutor: Woman, 81, was justified in shooting, killing intruder

An 81-year-old Sultan-area woman broke no laws when she shot and killed a home intruder in April, officials have determined. Barbara Moles had… Continue reading

Sultan pulls together to restore Christmas spirit to town

It read like a Dr. Seuss story. People in Sultan, the tall and the small, answered a call for help in a true… Continue reading

Front Porch: Arlington DECA food drive

DECA food drive Marketing and business students at Arlington High School are collecting food for at least 25 local families this winter. “It makes you… Continue reading

Sultan man faces felony charge in assault on puppy

A Sultan man accused of kicking and choking a puppy named Precious has been charged with a felony. Prosecutors allege that Kenneth Palmer… Continue reading

Natural wonders: Photos by Sultan’s Jim Stiles

Jim Stiles of Sultan often shares terrific photos with us on our Facebook page and in our reader galleries. We asked him if he would… Continue reading

You won’t have to look high or low for Easter egg hunt

Not interested in Easter events? Click here to skip to the other stuff. Wherever you are this weekend, chances are you won’t be far from… Continue reading

New Sultan police chief announced

Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rob Beidler will be the new Sultan police chief. Beidler is scheduled to be sworn in Thursday night, city officials said.… Continue reading

Vandals hit Sultan Post Office

Sultan police are investigating an overnight break-in at the Post Office at U.S. 2 and Fourth Street. Employees called 911 about 8 a.m. Thursday 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

Our Towns: Around the County

Darrington: Lookout restoration proposed A discussion about the proposed restoration of North Mountain Fire Lookout is the topic at the Darrington Area Business Association meeting… Continue reading

Sultan police chief to be reassigned

The city is changing police chiefs within the coming weeks. Sultan Police Chief Jeff Brand, a lieutenant with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office,… Continue reading