Charges possible in hit-and-run fatal accident near Index

A driver who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in Index in August, then left the scene told police she thought she’d hit… Continue reading

Fatal hit-and-run crash awaits review

The investigation into a fatal hit-and-run crash in Index last summer is awaiting a review by Snohomish County prosecutors. Police wrapped up the… Continue reading

Standing tall for the fallen

Retired Marine Corps Sgt. Chuck Lewis is walking for the fallen. U.S. soldiers, sailors and Marines killed in war or those who returned… Continue reading

Suggestions welcome on weather station

For those of you whom subscribe to our Newsletter, you all know that we are hot to trot on putting up a weather station. We… Continue reading

Head to the hills for Index celebration

The 10th Annual Index Arts Festival on Aug. 3 is set in the quaint town of Index, a serene place where culture and scenic nature… Continue reading

Four hikers rescued in two different incidents

Four hikers were rescued Monday in two different hiking mishaps in Snohomish County. In one incident, a sheriff’s helicopter crew rescued a woman… Continue reading

Man drowns in Skykomish River near Eagle Falls

INDEX — An 18-year-old man drowned Monday in the Skykomish River near Index. The man had gone fishing with friends in the Eagle Falls area… Continue reading

Skykomish River drowning victim ID’d

Officials have identified a man who drowned in the Skykomish River near Index on July 1. Ramon M. Quincey, of Startup, was 18,… Continue reading

Hiker with broken leg rescued near Index

An injured hiker was flown by a sheriff’s helicopter to an Everett hospital Friday evening after he suffered a broken leg near Lake… Continue reading

Crews work on unsafe tree in Index park

We were out on a photo shoot recently and on the way home a great photo opportunity was right in front of us at Doolittle… Continue reading

Opponents out in droves against proposed mini-dam

If anybody is in favor of a mini-dam proposed on the Skykomish River, they were hard to find this week. Vocal public opinion,… Continue reading

No charges filed in hit-and-run death of Index man

Prosecutors have declined to file charges in the Aug. 4, 2012, hit-and-run accident that took the life of Stacey Broyles, 47, of Index.… Continue reading

Two county fire districts seek voter approval for levies

Two Snohomish County fire districts are asking voters to approve levies in August for emergency medical services. In Snohomish, the levy pays for… Continue reading

Those who pushed for Wild Sky Wilderness celebrate its 5-year mark

Five years later, Wild Sky is still wild. This was precisely the goal of the people who pushed for the creation of the… Continue reading

Take a beautiful (if icy) hike to Lake Serene

The trip to Lake Serene has everything you could want in a hike. There are waterfalls, views of towering peaks and beautiful mossy forests. There’s… Continue reading

Man who died in U.S. 2 crash ID’d

The driver who died in a head-on crash on U.S. 2 east of Index Saturday has been identified as a Federal Way man.… Continue reading

Crash on U.S. 2 is county’s 3rd fatal pursuit since May

A high-speed police chase that ended in the death of a Skykomish man Monday night along U.S. 2 near Index was the third… Continue reading

Driver who died fleeing police had previous DUIs

A suspected drunken driver who crashed and died while fleeing from police on U.S. 2 near Index on Monday night already had seven… Continue reading

Helicopter rescues stranded hiker near Index

A rescue helicopter flew a hiker to safety Wednesday after he became stranded on a ledge near Merchant Peak more than five miles… Continue reading

Witnesses to fatal pursuit sought

A driver who crashed and died while fleeing from police along U.S. 2 near Index on Monday night reportedly drove off the road… Continue reading