Landowners along Snohomish, Skykomish rivers invited to forum

The event aims to give people along east county’s waterways a chance to talk about issues.

Popular hiking trails near Index to close Sept. 25

Popular hiking trails to Lake Serene and Bridal Veil Falls are set to close Sept. 25 as a safety precaution during a planned… Continue reading

Volunteers fall in to spruce up Eagle Falls near Index

They watched graffiti pass by as they paddled along the river. The boulders that line the South Fork Skykomish River had become a… Continue reading

Agencies hope to simplify the maze of recreational fees

Representatives from state and federal agencies, outdoor recreation groups and nonprofits are working on plans that could change the way people pay to… Continue reading

Woman with injured ankle evacuated from Lake Serene trail

A Puyallup woman was carried off the rugged trail to Lake Serene on Sunday after she injured her leg. The woman, 49, rolled… Continue reading

Medical examiner’s office identifies woman who drowned

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a Texas woman who fell into the Skykomish River near Sunset Falls on June 27.… Continue reading

Body spotted in Skykomish River downstream of Sunset Falls

Search and rescue crews converged on the Skykomish River on Tuesday evening after a body was spotted floating downstream from where a woman… Continue reading

Officials look for possible victim in house fire near Index

A fire burned a home to the ground south of Index Monday morning. Firefighters were looking through debris for a person who may… Continue reading

2 who died after falling in water ID’d; 1 from Marysville

The Snohomish County medical examiner identified two men Thursday who died after falling in water as Adrian B. Jovanovic, of Seattle, and Mason… Continue reading

Couple faithfully renovating historic 1899 Bush House in Index

The Bush House stands, at age 118 a proud survivor, below the majestic granite of the Upper Town Wall in Index. Its paint is fresh,… Continue reading

Man’s body recovered from Skykomish River

Emergency responders recovered the body of a man from the Skykomish River on Saturday morning. Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the… Continue reading

Texan is 2nd person to disappear in Skykomish River in June

For the second time this month, a person went missing in the Skykomish River near Sunset Falls. A 25-year-old Texas woman was with… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Search under way for man who reportedly disappeared underwater

Divers and swiftwater rescue teams were searching Saturday evening for a man… Continue reading

Search halted for man who fell into ‘dangerous’ Skykomish River

Searchers were unable to locate a man who reportedly fell into the Skykomish River near Sunset Falls Saturday. Teams searched for more than… Continue reading

Shoreline man, 21, identified as victim of fall near Index

A 21-year-old who died Friday near Heybrook Lookout was identified as Andrew E. Shehata, of Shoreline. He had been climbing on a steep… Continue reading

Falling boulder kills man near Heybrook Lookout in Index

A 21-year-old man died Friday afternoon after a boulder fell on him near Heybrook Lookout in Index. He and four others were climbing… Continue reading

Railroad work to close a lane of U.S. 2 near Gold Bar

A single lane in either direction of U.S. 2 between Reiter Road and Fir Road is scheduled to be closed from 8… Continue reading

PUD art and photo contest winners

The Snohomish County PUD named 17 winners in its 2017 art and photography competitions. The contests are designed to engage students and the community in… Continue reading

Arlington, Bothell, Index, Stanwood get $2M for parks, trails

Snohomish County has divvied up $2 million in grants to buy land for parks and trails in and around Arlington, Bothell, Index and… Continue reading