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This year’s Spur Festival is 4 p.m. June 21 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Darrington Bluegrass Music Park.
Opening Sept. 1, it will also have a cafe and bingo hall, which will double as a performance venue.
The national effort is a celebration of quilting, agriculture and history meant to draw visitors.
Planners envision a depiction of the row of mailboxes that once marked Steelhead Drive.
It closes each year because of snow and dangerous winter conditions.
It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.
Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory spent the past 16 years overseeing major growth and expansion.
The U.S. Geological Survey says Glacier Peak poses a “very high threat” and needs better monitoring.
But Granite Falls is expecting to eliminate three teaching positions.
Of 120,261 ballots cast in Snohomish and Island counties, 60,678 — 50.46 percent — were in favor.
Sno-Isle School Retirees Association recently awarded two $2,000 renewal scholarships to college students who graduated from local high schools. Riley Hougan is a student at… Continue reading
Meanwhile, in Darrington, a school levy was passing in the early results.
The Sno-Isle Library District seeks to increase the levy rate to support operations at 23 locations.
There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.
The Darrington man, a former Marine, appears to be struggling with mental health issues.
The money is aimed more at enrichment and less at teacher pay, the superintendent said.
She’s worked for the governor and now the county executive, helping constituents through tough times.
Mary Fosse, 35, teaches “Carnivorous Terrariums” classes at libraries, schools and parties.
He was reported to be suffering from the combined effects of drug use and possibly PTSD.