Sultan High School evacuated after chemical spill

A chemical spill at Sultan High School on Monday morning caused classrooms to be evacuated as a safety precaution. One teacher was taken… Continue reading

Recount confirms 4-vote win in Sultan council race

A candidate for Sultan City Council has unseated the incumbent by four votes in a hand recount certified Wednesday by the Snohomish County… Continue reading

Retired Sultan mechanic passes on experience to students

When 79-year-old Bernie Swanson heard Sultan High School was losing a shop teacher, he decided to step in. The retired mechanic and former… Continue reading

Bothell man’s shooting under investigation

Detectives are continuing to investigate a shooting that left a Bothell man injured along a Snohomish County highway Dec. 15. The man in… Continue reading

Sultan Boys & Girls Club ready to rise from ashes

On the third anniversary of the Christmas Eve fire that destroyed Sultan’s Boys &Girls Club, the nonprofit looks forward to building a $2… Continue reading

Two people injured in Sultan house fire

Two men were hurt Monday afternoon in a house fire in the Sultan area. The fire broke out about 4 p.m. in the… Continue reading

Sultan High senior reaches out to classmates in positive ways

DeeAnna Wesson has a nurturing spirit and is known for her care for her classmates at Sultan High School. She started a support… Continue reading

Work on 1892 Sultan building reveals old clothing company ad

They chose the building for its 19th century history. They were looking for old stories. Jim Tinney and his daughter, Michelle, purchased the… Continue reading

39th District House candidates focus on education spending

Candidates seeking a state House or Senate seat in the 39th district say they’ve set their sights on improving mental health care, reducing drug abuse… Continue reading

Sultan teen faces more charges in fatal crash

A Sultan teen faces additional charges for a November crash that killed 17-year-old Madison Whiddon. A judge also recently concluded that jurors will… Continue reading

Mann Road in Sultan to close overnight for RR crossing fixes

Mann Road south of U.S. 2 will be closed overnight starting at 7 p.m. Monday so that Burlington Northern Santa Fe can make… Continue reading

Sultan honors teen’s memory

SULTAN - More than a week has passed since a young life was lost in an accident. Flowers have wilted at a makeshift memorial near… Continue reading

Today’s Public Meetings

Darrington City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 1005 Cascade St. * Everett City Council, 8:30 a.m., City Hall chambers, 3002 Wetmore Ave. * Granite Falls… Continue reading

Public meetings

Arlington City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Arlington Police Department, 110 E. Third St. * Lake Stevens City Council workshop, 7 p.m., Lake Stevens School… Continue reading

Sultan police chief put on leave

SULTAN -Police Chief Fred Walser was placed on paid administrative leave Friday while his department is the focus of two internal investigations, officials said. The… Continue reading

Only you can prevent forest fires

Spring rains may have decreased the likelihood of forest fires in Western Washington this summer. Still, experts warn people to use caution when lighting campfires… Continue reading

Sultan police chief rescinds resignation

SULTAN - Police Chief Fred Walser has withdrawn his resignation and now says he plans to stick around until he clears his name of any… Continue reading

This week’s public meetings

Lake Stevens City Council workshop, 7 p.m., Lake Stevens School District administration building, 12309 22nd St. NE. * Lynnwood City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers,… Continue reading

Road Report

How to read your road report: Road restrictions may be near, but not necessarily in the cities under which they are listed. Most restrictions are… Continue reading


Arlington Library: 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington; 360-435-3033. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to… Continue reading