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.

1 killed in dump truck crash near Oso landslide

Few details had been released regarding the collision. State troopers were investigating the cause.

No dissent as House backs effort to pinpoint landslide risks

Use of 3-D maps to help scientists identify disasters before they happen was a bipartisan winner.

Blight ravages the western hemlock, Washington’s state tree

Scientists suspect a combination of drought and fungus is killing patches of the iconic evergreen.

Resurfacing work starts on Snohomish County roads

Flaggers ahead: More than 83 miles will get a layer of chip seal and another 5.4 will be paved.

Mountain Loop Highway opened for the season on Friday

It closed in December for the winter. Both lanes are now clear from Granite Falls to Darrington.

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

This ‘relentless’ mayor doesn’t let boundaries impede progress

Barbara Tolbert, a tireless advocate for Arlington and the county, will be lauded for community service.

Darrington takes care of its own, school superintendent says

Voters approved a $1.4 million levy for school improvements. The work is now being planned.

Passing on insights learned from decades in the woods

Boyd Norton earned respect for his woodland wisdom and put up with a few gnome jokes along the way.

Election results likely won’t change much from first count

Measures in Marysville, Darrington and Sultan appear to be passing. Final results come in Friday.

Marysville and Sultan voters pass fire measures

Tuesday’s election also looked favorable for Marysville’s fire measure, but not Monroe’s hospital levy.

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

Folks in Marysville, Darrington, Monroe and Sultan have decisions to make.

Darrington schools levy asks for new roof, safety equipment

It would replace a bond that’s about to expire. Property owners would pay the same amount in taxes.

Body of missing man found off of highway east of Arlington

His death does not appear to be suspicious. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.