Hiker rescued after injury on trail near Oso (video)

A backcountry hiker was rescued Monday after a mishap on the Boulder River Trail near Oso the day before. The woman somehow got… Continue reading

Troupe of knights joust at Oso horse arena

Backstage, they pull on their chain mail, buckle up their armor and unpack their swords. Their audience spills out of the upstairs restaurant… Continue reading

Tractor accident injures Arlington-area woman

A 38-year-old Arlington-area woman was seriously hurt Tuesday after being run over by a tractor. It happened about noon in the area of… Continue reading

Boy remains hospitalized after falling from pickup

A 10-year-old boy was in stable condition Tuesday after falling from the back of a moving pickup truck near Oso this past weekend.… Continue reading

Fine art, music mesh at 10th annual fest in Oso

This year, the annual art festival formerly known as Art in the Barn officially changes its name to Art at the Barn. The new title… Continue reading

Boy badly injured after fall from bed of moving pickup

A 10-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday after he fell out of the bed of a moving pickup. The boy’s father was reportedly… Continue reading

No serious injuries in wreck on Highway 530 near Oso

No serious injuries were reported in a crossover wreck that closed Highway 530 near Oso for nearly four hours on Wednesday afternoon. Just… Continue reading

Merged fire services in Arlington proposed

Experts are recommending that three north Snohomish County fire departments join forces to save money. Instead of going it alone, the Arlington Fire… Continue reading

Many hands make light work at cider press (gallery)

it’s the smell of fall. Six girls in long blue dresses and braids have their arms deep in a… Continue reading

Level 3 sex offender moves to Oso area

Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender who has moved to the Oso area. James Patrick Buckley, 50, is a Level… Continue reading

Family sells 33 acres on Stillaguamish River for county park

Family sells 33 acres on Stillaguamish River for county park

A new 33-acre county park along the Whitehorse Trail is meant to be a place for hiking, bird watching or resting near the… Continue reading

Family sells 33 acres on Stillaguamish River for county park

Oso mudslide civil trial set to start this week in Seattle

Testimony is expected to begin this week in a civil trial that aims to decide whether anyone should be held responsible for the… Continue reading

How Snohomish County may look in the year 2040

In the year 2040 Population forecasts in Snohomish County show: Swamp Creek south of Lake Stickney is expected to be the fastest-growing neighborhood in the… Continue reading

Oso man’s outgoing nature is recalled

Joe Bly, a Seattle firefighter who was an accomplished prankster and an even better outdoorsman, died early Saturday in a one-car accident while… Continue reading

Local briefly: Electrical trouble considered likely garage fire cause

A fire that gutted a garage Monday morning likely was started by faulty electrical equipment used for a small marijuana grow operation inside… Continue reading

3 children injured in crash near Arlington

An 8-year-old boy was airlifted to a Seattle hospital and two other children were injured in a crash on Highway 530 earlier today.… Continue reading

4 hurt in crash near Oso; 8-year-old boy airlifted

An 8-year-old Arlington boy was airlifted to a Seattle hospital and another child and two adults were injured in a crash on Highway… Continue reading

Snohomish County waives fees for dumping flood debris

Soggy boxes, wet carpets and other flood-damaged items can be thrown out for free at Snohomish County transfer stations starting Friday, county officials said. Snohomish… Continue reading

Drop burn ban proposal, clean air agency advised

A proposal to ban outdoor burning in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties could be shelved after a regional air agency received hundreds of… Continue reading

Backyard burn ban nixed — for now

Regional air officials have extinguished a controversial proposal to ban backyard burning. While approving a ban on land-clearing fires, the board of directors… Continue reading