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2 timber harvests planned near Gold Bar recreation areas

The state will cut more than 400 acres next to Wallace Falls State Park and in the Reiter foothills.

 

Young man drowns at Eagle Falls east of Index

While the weather has gotten warmer, rivers are still running high and cold.

 

The town the virus seemed to miss: No cases counted in Index

Some in the town of 175 fear outsiders could bring in the virus. Others just want things to get back to normal.

 

Even in U.S. 2 towns with 0 virus cases, rural economy reels

East Snohomish County had just weathered a bad winter storm, when COVID-19 gutted the recreation-based economy.

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

The 36th Avenue West project started a few years ago and is on schedule to wrap this spring.

Skykomish residents open homes to snowbound drivers on US 2

The snow is mostly done falling in Snohomish County, but the chill lingers on.

Explore more than 100 Washington state parks at new website

It takes you to beautiful parks you probably never heard of, with panoramic photos and more.

Chronicling the last years of a dying North Cascades glacier

For almost four decades, scientist Mauri Pelto has journeyed to measure the melting Columbia Glacier.

Come fall, Index students will see changes to the old school

The district received a state grant to renovate its campus. About 40 kids go to school there.

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.

Glaciers ‘deflating’ with Cascades snowpack 28% below normal

Despite historic February snow, it was quite warm in the mountains, and glaciers continue to recede.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

After 13 years, repairs delayed again on road to Blanca Lake

Construction is now set to finish in 2022 for Index-Galena Road to recreation hot spots.

He cut down a road gate. Now he’s looking at jail time.

The 2016 incident was part of a property dispute at a private community near Index.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

A Berniecrat win on Trump turf may not be too far-fetched

Democrat Ivan Lewis is battling Republican Robert Sutherland, and history, in the 39th district.

Editorial board interview: 1st Congressional District

In this video, the Herald opinion editor questions U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and challenger Jeffrey Beeler.

Sutherland counting on the ‘R,’ not the green, to win House

The GOP candidate has raised little money, and state House Republicans don’t have much to help him out.

Lake Serene hiking trail reopening after year-long closure

Federal foresters closed the trail last year as a safety precaution during a timber harvest.

Lynnwood man found dead near Index-area hike

The Snohomish County Search and Rescue team found the 33-year-old man near Blanca Lake.

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