Darrington

2 hikers saved in separate rescues west of Glacier Peak

One man was ill, wet and caught in snow along the Pacific Crest Trail. Another suffered a head injury.

 

Don Sarver hangs up a Green Mountain Lookout steward interest banner on the outside of the look out on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Darrington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Summit stewards make the steep trek to Green Mountain Lookout

At the historic cabin in the sky, they interact with hikers and enjoy the majestic solitude.

 

To stay afloat, Darrington mill needs more public timber

But lots of state land is off limits as DNR works on a conservation plan for the marbled murrelet.

 

Rescued hikers took shortcut, got lost, ran out of food

One of the men said he had been without food for five days, and didn’t think he’d survive much longer.

Rescue teams search for two missing hikers near Downey Creek

The men told family members they would return Friday after a week-long trek east of Darrington.

Summer brings blast of heat this week, especially Wednesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting weather in the mid-80s for most of the county.

More bears are visiting Mount Baker-Snoqualmie campgrounds

Drawn by trash and left-out food, bears scrounge campsites for easy meals.

Gallery: Day 3 and 4 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

The Polish Ambassador and Gramatik headlined day three and GJones and Tipper closed out the weekend.

Gallery: Day 2 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

Umphrey’s McGee and CloZee headlined day two in Darrington.

The top 5 moments from the first day of Summer Meltdown

Musical wizardry, trippy art and a new ceremony were among the opening day highlights.

Gallery: Day 1 of the Summer Meltdown Festival

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Nahko And Medicine For The People headlined day one in Darington.

A woman will headline the Summer Meltdown for the first time

French electronic musician CloZee says the Darrington location will inspire her.

Drew Bakgaard cleans up after breakfast as his dog Luka licks a skillet, which Drew calls “the pre-rinse cycle,” while camping at Gold Basin Campground on Friday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Closed for 5 years, Gold Basin Campground is open again

It was closed due to potential landslides. It’s the biggest campground on the Mountain Loop Highway.

Drew Bakgaard cleans up after breakfast as his dog Luka licks a skillet, which Drew calls “the pre-rinse cycle,” while camping at Gold Basin Campground on Friday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An era is ending for once bustling Camp Silverton

Kids started to learn in nature there in the 1940s. Most buildings at the site have been torn down.

9 Marysville school buildings deemed seismically vulnerable

A statewide survey also assessed earthquake risk at schools in Darrington and on Whidbey Island.

Cowboys — and girls — to show their stuff at Darrington’s rodeo

See bull riding, barrel racing and bronc riding at the Darrington Timberbowl Rodeo on June 29-30.

Welcome to Ellerie’s: A bed & (make your own damn) breakfast

River cottages near Darrington offer a peaceful retreat and a lively innkeeper.

No one injured in Oso crash involving lumber and fuel trucks

The early morning collision sent logs and debris across the road, closing Highway 530 for hours.

Darrington grad’s biggest achievement is ‘beating the odds’

Maxwell Pickard was born in Vietnam and adopted soon after. He’s now headed to a California university.

Driver identified in Thursday’s fatal crash near Oso

The 46-year-old man was killed after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck.