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Wildfire smoke to ‘get worse from here’ as plume moves north
Smoke from Oregon and California arrived Thursday night. Meanwhile, a smaller fire burns east of Darrington.
Bainbridge Island climber’s body recovered near Glacier Peak
Search-and-rescue crews set up a rope system and lowered a rescue technician to reach the man, who was 26.
And so it begins: A school year like no other, thanks to pandemic
In Darrington, masked teachers met with masked parents well removed from their classrooms.
Much work remains to be done on 27-mile Whitehorse Trail
Snohomish County’s regional trail from Arlington to Darrington was interrupted by slides and washouts.
Another ID through DNA: Who killed Rodney Johnson?
Last seen in the late 1980s, he was reported missing in 1994, the year a body was found in Lake Stickney.
School levies are in trouble in Lakewood and Darrington
Everett’s $317 million bond proposal is within striking distance, but levies could go down in the north county.
Despite COVID-19, the show will go on in Darrington
The town has changed its annual National Night Out gathering into a drive-thru event Tuesday.
Timber technology center could bring 100 jobs to Darrington
The Darrington Wood Innovation Center will house manufacturing companies and educational resources.
Both of Darrington’s iconic summer music festivals canceled
Organizers of the Darrington Bluegrass Festival and the Summer Meltdown say they’ll be back in 2021.
Person rescued, airlifted after off-road crash near Concrete
Darrington Fire crews used a John Deere Medical Gator all-terrain vehicle to reach the patient.
Final farewells continue, but few are allowed to say goodbye
Rules for funerals limit attendees to immediate family. In Darrington, a memorial tradition is on hold.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest closes amid COVID-19
Much of Snohomish County’s most pristine and remote land is part of the 2,690-square-mile forest.
‘Queen of bluegrass’ to perform in Darrington this summer
Rhonda Vincent is among the headliners who will play at the Darrington Bluegrass Festival July 17-19.
Six years later, Oso remembers landslide victims, survivors
People gathered to reflect on the loss of 43 people. Work remains for raising money for a memorial.
Radiohead guitarist to headline 20th annual Summer Meltdown
Ed O’Brien will be one of more than 40 acts at the music festival in Darrington on Aug. 6-9.
Lakewood, Darrington mull April school levy proposals
State law allows two tries to pass levies during the calendar year. They will ask voters again.
Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts
Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.
Rockhounds unearth a righteous gemstone near Darrington
It’s the discovery of a lifetime — an 8-ton nephrite jade boulder.
State timber plan worries the biggest employer in town
In Darrington, fewer logs could mean fewer jobs and millions less for the state’s public schools.
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