Stevens Pass

U.S. 2 to get $5 million for passing lane

State lawmakers are expected to set aside $5 million this year to add a passing lane to U.S. 2 west of Sultan in hopes of… Continue reading

Local briefly: Lynnwood Health District reopens after accident

The Snohomish Health District’s Lynnwood office, which was forced to close on Friday when a car struck a nearby power box, knocking out… Continue reading

Pass highways see rise in bird kills

Search for some digestive help has led to the deaths of an unusually large number of birds along mountain highways this winter.… Continue reading

Boy hurt in U.S. 2 crash

A 10-year-old Marysville boy was seriously injured in a collision on U.S. 2 near Stevens Pass on Saturday. The boy was airlifted to… Continue reading

Local Briefly: Guilty plea in drug case costs $3.3 million

An Oregon man who pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge will have to give up the $3.3 million in cash that authorities… Continue reading

Snowplows used at Stevens Pass in June for 1st time in 30 years

Snow continues to fall near Stevens Pass this morning and a heavy snow warning remains in effect over the Cascade Range through 11 a.m. Heavy… Continue reading

Activist group opposes plans to expand Stevens Pass ski area

A new mountain-biking area and more ski runs at Stevens Pass would mean more opportunities for recreation there in the future. It also could mean… Continue reading

5 inches of snow falls at Stevens Pass

STEVENS PASS – Snow blanketed Stevens Pass overnight causing slick roads and making October look more like December. About 5 inches of snow accumulated, National… Continue reading

Stevens Pass hit with five inches of snow

Snow blanketed Stevens Pass on Monday night, causing the roads to be slick and making October look more like December. About 5… Continue reading

Stevens Pass reopened

The highway across Stevens Pass reopened this morning after being closed for nearly a day due to avalanche danger. Crews opened U.S. 2 at Scenic… Continue reading

Skiers rested and ready for snow at Stevens Pass

At Stevens Pass, workers wait and wonder. When will there be enough snow to open the slopes? It’s a question being asked at ski resorts… Continue reading

Stevens Pass ski season expected to open Thursday

Stevens Pass ski resort is expected to open for the season on Thursday, thanks to a weekend of heavy snowfall and this week’s cold temperatures.… Continue reading

Stevens Pass finally opens, a little later than normal

The crunch of boots on snow. The exuberant whoop of skiers gliding down hills for the first time in months. The ca-ching… Continue reading

The father of Stevens Pass gets a chairlift in his name

Decades before there were snowboards, North Face jackets or high-speed quad chairlifts, Bruce Kehr was at Stevens Pass. It was 1937 when Kehr and Don… Continue reading

Winter storm warning for Stevens Pass

A winter storm warning was expected to last through this morning for U.S. 2 at Stevens Pass. Forecasters around 5 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Text message only clue in search for missing Lake Stevens woman

A text message bounced off a cell-phone tower near Skykomish on Thursday afternoon. “Look at Stevens Pass,” was the cryptic note a… Continue reading

"Day Hiking" from Mountaineers Books has hikes around Whidbey Island, Stevens Pass and other areas

The latest edition of the “Day Hiking” series from Mountaineers Books hits close to home. “Day Hiking: Central Cascades,” opens with six hikes on Whidbey… Continue reading

Search continues for missing Lake Stevens woman

Friends and family of a missing 62-year-old Lake Stevens woman continue their search today along Highway 2 all the way… Continue reading

Ghost hunters to stake out site of 1910 train disaster

SCENIC — Listen and look carefully, some say, and the past still is present at the lost town of Wellington. Voices seem to whisper among… Continue reading

Santa is a star of the slopes

STEVENS PASS — Chances are, if you’ve visited Stevens Pass around the holidays, you’ve seen him. He’s got the beard, the belly and the twinkling… Continue reading