He’s called the ‘King of Sultan,’ because everybody knows him

Patrick Hess, 20, talks to anybody and everybody. He also loves powerlifting and Eminem.


Sultan city councilman announces campaign for mayor

Russell Wiita wants to help the city where he grew up.


Appeals court upholds new Sultan annexation, development

The 80 acres in dispute fall within the Urban Growth Area set by the state.

Sultan High School pays out $87K over injury in woodshop

A teen’s finger is expected to be amputated. The family initially sought $3 million in damages.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

A chance meeting leads to dramatic rescue near Glacier Peak

The Pacific Crest Trail was Katharina Groene’s first hike. She made it 2,500 miles. Then it snowed.

A Berniecrat win on Trump turf may not be too far-fetched

Democrat Ivan Lewis is battling Republican Robert Sutherland, and history, in the 39th district.

The cautionary tale of a backpacker caught in a snowstorm

There’s much to learn from this news conference about the helicopter rescue of a Pacific Crest Trail hiker.

Helicopter rescues hiker near Glacier Peak after snowstorm

A Sultan woman reported the German woman might be in danger when bad weather moved in. She was right.

4 hurt in crash that shut down U.S. 2 in Sultan

Two of the people had more serious injuries Monday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.

Prior Sultan administrator abruptly quits new California job

Complaints in Sultan pushed Ken Walker to resign. He then found work as a manager for Inyo County.

Man convicted in US 2 ‘huffing’ crash, homicide loses appeal

A trooper had established probable cause to take a blood sample, according to the court ruling.

Anonymous youth survey to tackle tough topics

The state Healthy Youth Survey, given every other year, is scheduled for this month. It is optional.

ATV routes opened between Sultan and Monroe

The Snohomish County Council expanded a program to allow all-terrain vehicles on some arterials.

Editorial board interview: 1st Congressional District

In this video, the Herald opinion editor questions U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and challenger Jeffrey Beeler.

Walkers and drivers in Sultan will get rail safety reminders

Awareness campaign aims to reduce deaths and injuries on tracks.

Sutherland counting on the ‘R,’ not the green, to win House

The GOP candidate has raised little money, and state House Republicans don’t have much to help him out.

County looks to open new roads to all-terrain vehicles

New ATV routes could link Monroe and Sultan, with an aim to boost rural tourism.