Darrington

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

Alleged shooter of TV is veteran with PTSD, prosecutors say

The Darrington man, a former Marine, appears to be struggling with mental health issues.

Darrington schools to re-ask voters to approve levy

The money is aimed more at enrichment and less at teacher pay, the superintendent said.

When tragedy strikes, Lacey Harper is government’s human face

She’s worked for the governor and now the county executive, helping constituents through tough times.

Yummo! Everett woman’s business is all about bug-eating plants

Mary Fosse, 35, teaches “Carnivorous Terrariums” classes at libraries, schools and parties.

Jailed man is accused of shooting TV and threatening people

He was reported to be suffering from the combined effects of drug use and possibly PTSD.