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‘Prolonged neglect’: Darrington woman charged with starving horses
After a months-long investigation, the woman is accused of neglecting her animals.
Mountain Loop Highway to close for the winter
The 14-mile stretch of gravel road will shut down starting Friday. Snow has hit higher elevations.
Mountain town’s marijuana mishap was quite the stinker
When filters failed at a commercial grow, neighbors noticed. The facility says the issue is fixed.
Weimer, Hayden offer divergent views in Darrington school race
Their views on levies differ sharply. On a mask mandate and sex education, their differences are more nuanced.
7 hurt in crash off cliff west of Darrington; 1 airlfited
A vehicle crashed on a forest service road near Boulder River, leading to a major rescue operation.
HomeStreet Bank gives $5,000 for Edmonds College students facing homelessness
HomeStreet Bank donated $5,000 to Edmonds College’s Project Home Association, which provides rental and hotel assistance to students facing homelessness. The donation marks 12 years… Continue reading
Masks on, at a distance, students begin a new year of school
Nervous and excited students filtered back into classrooms full-time in five districts in Snohomish County.
Why it’s a good idea to hike loops and connection trails
One-way hikes lessen our impact on the landscape, and, to some extent, on the other hikers on the trail.
Burn ban upgraded in Snohomish County: No recreational fires
The ban covers pretty much every city, as well as unincorporated parts of the county.
Lightning starts small fires in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie forest
The biggest, near Marblemount, is 15 acres. Five other fires are in Snohomish County.
Darrington woman seriously injured in hit-and-run crash
The woman was driving west on Highway 530 when another driver allegedly crossed the centerline and hit her.
Nehring faces two Democrats in County Council primary
Nicole Ng-A-Qui and Richard Yust are running to unseat the Republican, who joined the council in 2017.
Hampton Lumber makes big purchase for small-town Darrington
The town’s largest employer acquired 145,000 acres of timber land from Weyerhaeuser.
Darrington woman dies after rollover crash near Concrete
The woman, 24, was driving an SUV on Concrete Sauk Valley Road, where it flipped at a curve.
Mountain Loop Highway reopens, in time for a hot weekend
The opening comes with a warning: Fire danger will be high with the hot, dry conditions.
Amanda Brown loves science, her hometown and her chickens
This Darrington grad is a first-generation college student who will always remember her roots.
Madelynn Coe spent senior year helping others learn online
The pandemic changed everything for the class of 2021. For one young woman, it was a time to give back.
‘A big win for residents’: Part of Mountain Loop opens early
A stretch between Deer Creek and Barlow Pass reopened Wednesday. The last 12 miles of highway are still closed.
Decades of family ownership ends at venerated Darrington IGA
The store, a hub after the Oso landslide, is changing hands. The new owner will keep all 25 workers.
Woman, 61, seriously injured after crash north of Darrington
She wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, according to Washington State Patrol. She was airlifted to Harborview.