North County Update

Arlington Sewer extension project to close gravel parking lot A sewer extension project scheduled to begin Monday and last until Dec. 15 will close a… Continue reading

Disbelief lingers over sudden loss of hiker in shooting

Driving through this small town, Pamela Almli’s brother still believes he sees her driving past. Her sister still picks up the phone to… Continue reading

Barn fire likely started by lawn mower

Fire destroyed a barn Sunday in Oso, causing about $75,000 damage. The Sunday afternoon blaze in the 25100 block of Highway 530 likely… Continue reading

Logging truck spills load into road near Oso

OSO – A logging truck apparently hit a bump in the road and spilled its load along Highway 530 near Oso. Traffic is being alternated… Continue reading

Plane crash victims removed from scene

OSO – The bodies of the three people who died Sunday night in a small plane crash near Bald Mountain were airlifted out of the… Continue reading

3 dead in small plane crash

There were no survivors of a small plane crash in a heavily wooded, rugged area just north of the Snohomish County line Sunday… Continue reading

Two accidents reported near Oso

The Washington State Patrol was investigating two unusual accidents near Oso Wednesday afternoon. Both occurred around 2 p.m. In one crash, a Duvall… Continue reading

Teen pleads not guilty in Oso hiker’s shooting

A 14-year-old hunter from Concrete has pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge in the shooting death of an Oso woman he… Continue reading

Community Spotlight

Oso Fire Department has annual salmon bake The Oso Fire Department holds its annual salmon bake and auction at 4 p.m. Saturday at 21824 Highway… Continue reading

North County Update

Arlington Volunteers needed for Taste of Decadence Volunteers are needed for Village Community Service’s Taste of Decadence fundraising event, scheduled for June 26, 2009, at… Continue reading

Oso residents want to use old school as community center

Gail Moffett is frustrated. As president of a group of motivated Oso residents, she longs to see a gathering place where the small… Continue reading

Floods may strike hard and fast

Heavy rains in the mountains and already swollen rivers may add up to big trouble in Snoho­mish County river valleys today. Major flooding is forecast… Continue reading

Stronger hunting laws for young hunters proposed

When a 14-year-old hunter accidentally shot and killed Pamela Almli of Oso as she hiked along a trail in August, legislators began thinking… Continue reading

Bill would limit young hunters

With memories of a tragedy on their minds, lawmakers are on course this year to bar young hunters from going out alone. On… Continue reading

Search and rescue crews looking for 2 men on Wheeler Mountain

OSO – Snohomish County Search and Rescue crews are looking for two men believed to be in trouble on Wheeler Mountain about 15 miles south… Continue reading

Rescuers find loggers stuck in woods outside Oso

Snohomish County Search and Rescue crews on Thursday helped a pair of loggers whose truck got stuck on Wheeler Mountain about 15 miles… Continue reading

Digging goes on and on

Snowplows came through early along Highway 530 near Oso. That was Jennifer Koch’s first problem. The plows piled the snow up along the entrance to… Continue reading

Public Meetings

Everett City Council, 8:30 a.m. today, city council chambers, 3002 Wetmore Ave. The agenda includes the final public hearing on the proposed $505.7 million 2009… Continue reading

Judge wants AG’s emails in Oso mudslide liability case

The state Attorney General’s Office must hand over emails from its lawyers and expert witnesses to help a judge determine exactly who among… Continue reading

House approves young hunter limits

Hunters under age 14 would need adult supervision on public land under a bill that’s been approved by the state House. The bill… Continue reading