Snowshoer dies of injuries from fall near Verlot

VERLOT —A 36-year-old Snoqualmie woman has died from injuries she suffered in a fall while snowshoeing in the Headlee Pass area, east of Verlot.

She was identified Monday as Diane Larson. Officials believe she fell at least 100 feet, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Rescue crews were called to the scene about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Larson was flown in the sheriff’s rescue helicopter to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

Her death marks the second outdoors death in the county in as many weeks.

On Jan. 18, experienced climber Franklin Willard Bradshaw II, 52, of Mukilteo, died in a fall on Lewis Peak.

More in Local News

Will Boy Scout bankruptcy sweep abuse cases under the rug?

38 scouting officials in Washington were known to be a danger to kids, including one in Everett.

Separate suspected DUI, hit-and-run crashes hospitalize 4

Emergency responders were busy Saturday night after three collisions across Lynnwood.

After misconduct, new oversight comes to CASA court program

Child advocates lied, spied and destroyed evidence. Now, the program has been renamed and revamped.

Girlfriend on trial in 2 torture-murders in Snohomish County

Lendsay Meza’s boyfriend is serving life in prison for two horrific killings. She’s accused of helping.

Charge: Lynnwood tobacco smuggler dodged $1 million in taxes

The man, 57, reportedly dealt in illicit cigarettes. Tax returns claimed he sold hats and T-shirts.

‘Sexually violent predator’ won’t be living on Whidbey Island

After 20 years on McNeil Island, Curtis Brogi wanted to move to Oak Harbor. He’ll end up in Tacoma.

Front Porch

EVENTS Camano blood drive Bloodworks Northwest is scheduled to set up a… Continue reading

Crime is down, but Everett hopes to hire 24 more officers

There’s still a sense residents “don’t feel safe,” the mayor says, and police are busier than ever.

Bill would require kids’ menus to offer healthy beverages

Children would still be able to order a soda for their meal, but healthier choices would be the default.

Most Read