Darrington

State auditors find more trouble in Darrington’s books

Auditors say errors create a risk that use of taxpayer money may not be recorded properly.

 

Darrington School Board dealing with upheavals

The crux of the controversy seems to be the superintendent’s job.

 

What’s in a name? A bit of fun

State foresters can get creative when labeling their timber units.

 

At any hour, Darrington’s citizen firefighters rush to help

The town is home to one of Snohomish County’s few remaining volunteer departments.

Trump administration halts work on Cascades grizzly plan

The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly ordered an end to work on a key bear planning document.

106-year-old cedar illegally cut down in park near Darrington

The tree fell on other trees and became perched over a road that leads through a campground.

Seat filled on Darrington School Board — finally

Dave Holmer, a former superintendent and high school principal, defeated Jennie Requa by three votes.

Schools of Distinction awarded for most improvement

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2017 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

With remaining ballot counted, Darrington has a winner

Turns out that ballot wasn’t marked for a very-tight school board race. Dave Holmer appears to have won.

Hiker rescued on Boulder River trail after 15-foot fall

She was reported to have possible leg and rib fractures.

Darrington School Board race might come down to a coin flip

With a one-vote difference, a single ballot in Skagit County remains to be counted.

Man arrested near Darrington allegedly assaulted girlfriend

He also allegedly threatened to kill her while brandishing a rifle. A SWAT team took him into custody.

Arlington High teen’s dream for Darrington comes loudly true

Darrington High’s band gets help with its first performance at a football game in more than 20 years.

Fugitive convict, missing more than a year, surrenders

Charles Coggins, 60, turned himself in Monday. He could now spend up to 30 days behind bars.

County Council candidates have vastly different experience

Nate Nehring is young but politically anointed. Ray Miller is a civic volunteer and retired social worker.

Second teen charged after $1 million in school vandalism

Two teens now face felony charges for damage at two schools in Darrington last summer.

Former inmate, missing more than year, sought by authorities

Charles Coggins failed to check in with the state after serving time for attempted murder.

Driver was trapped in truck that blocked Highway 530

The truck rolled near Darrington. The driver was unconscious and trapped in the damaged cab.

He ponders all the ‘what ifs’ that would have left him a goner

After he plunged down a remote road near Darrington, a veteran with medical training happened by.