Granite Falls

Fatally injured bicyclist identified as Granite Falls man

There was no evidence to suggest an SUV driver was at fault, the sheriff’s office said.

Driver killed in crash near Lake Roesiger identified

When a car and a pickup collided, Michael Roy Schofield suffered fatal injuries.

Bicyclist struck, killed by SUV in Granite Falls

A bicyclist died Tuesday after he was struck by an SUV in Granite Falls. The man had been riding on W. Stanley… Continue reading

No injuries in blaze near Granite Falls

Residents displaced as house is moderately damaged, primarily from smoke.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

Stranger offered candy to student walking home from school

The Granite Falls School District is warning families about a potential luring incident. A stranger offered candy to a student who was… Continue reading

Verlot ranger station pay phone removed, then reinstalled

The phone will stay until an “affordable solution” can be found, Frontier Communications said.

Life-saving Verlot pay phone to be removed

It’s often the only accessible lifeline on a stretch of that highway, 911 responders say.

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

Pilot in helicopter crash has died; 2nd man expected to live

Federal investigators are examining the site at a lake near Arlington.

Man rows to the rescue after helicopter slams into lake

He used a dinghy to help two seriously injured men get to shore at remote King Lake near Arlington.

County Council candidates have vastly different experience

Nate Nehring is young but politically anointed. Ray Miller is a civic volunteer and retired social worker.

Weston grad finishes Army basic training

U.S. Army Pvt. Joseph Bower graduated from basic military training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Bower is the son of Scott and Sara Bower of… Continue reading

Granite Falls man stabbed near school; Mukilteo man arrested

The victim, 34, is expected to survive. The suspect, 48, was tracked to his workplace in Everett.

Hiker is rescued after falling on Vesper Peak near Verlot

He slipped and fell into a gully, suffering head and back injuries.

Man who died in Sunday car accident identified

Chad Helvey was driving along the Mountain Loop Highway when his car hit a tree.

Lake Stevens man dies in crash on Mountain Loop Highway

The 22-year-old’s car crashed east of Granite Falls. A passenger in the car was not injured.

County Council postpones decision on Bothell zoning changes

Representatives wonder how to protect rural properties from sprawl without being unfair.

Injured hiker rescued near Granite Falls

Woman fell and hit her head on a rock Saturday, and her condition worsened overnight.

Definitely not Christmas in July for parched young trees

“I live in Washington. I should not have to water a Christmas tree,” says one grower. But they did.