Darrington

Gallery: Darrington Bluegrass Festival 2018

Take a look at the campground, fans, musicians, scenery and stage from the musical weekend.

 

It’s a Kentucky bluegrass musician’s first visit to Washington

Dave Adkins is one of four headliners at the 42nd annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival.

 

Second group of Oso families settles for $11.5M

The agreement resolves death, property damage and injury lawsuits against the state and a timber company.

 

Caution! Snow and ice collapsing above Big Four Ice Caves

Officials remind people to stay clear of the area, a popular but sometimes deadly destination.

Camano Island man dies in head-on crash near Darrington

His pickup truck crossed the center lane of Highway 530 and collided with a semi, the State Patrol said.

Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

School board member quits after making slur against tribe

Jeff Koble, a Darrington appointee, wrote of “drunk Indians and government handouts” in a text message.

Austin Jenckes headlines Darrington’s country music festival

This year’s Spur Festival is 4 p.m. June 21 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Darrington Bluegrass Music Park.

Sauk Suiattle Tribe is building a casino near Darrington

Opening Sept. 1, it will also have a cafe and bingo hall, which will double as a performance venue.

Biringer Farm gets county’s first quilt for Quilt Trail

The national effort is a celebration of quilting, agriculture and history meant to draw visitors.

Person killed in car crash near Darrington

One person died after crashing into a tree near Darrington on Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened just after 2 p.m. on Highway 530… Continue reading

Artist sought for memorial sculpture at Oso mudslide site

Planners envision a depiction of the row of mailboxes that once marked Steelhead Drive.

14-mile stretch of Mountain Loop Highway reopens for season

It closes each year because of snow and dangerous winter conditions.

Monroe approves ATVs on city streets, with rules

It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.

Cloaked in ice, Snohomish County’s volcano is a future danger

The U.S. Geological Survey says Glacier Peak poses a “very high threat” and needs better monitoring.

School retirees award scholarships

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