Darrington

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.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

Ryan Zinke said he favors re-introducing them to the North Cascades ecosystem.

4 years later, grieving Oso families remember the mudslide

The ceremony was held near a cedar grove of 43 trees which represent the 43 people killed in 2014.

Suspect identified in break-in and shooting

He fired one round into a television and more shots when an occupant tried to confront him outside.

Masked gunman sought in shooting at house near Darrington

The suspect — a neighbor — is still at large. There were no injuries reported, but a television was hit.