Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Last chance to comment on changes for Wallace Falls

Updates for the state park could include an additional parking lot and a new approach to the falls.


US 2 blues: Stuck at a red light with somewhere to go

WSDOT explains the intricacies of programming traffic signals — and why there’s a 5-minute wait in Sultan.


‘It doesn’t bring our son back,’ but they got lawmakers to act

They lost him in a fire, so a Sultan couple fought for a stricter smoke alarm law.


Dialing in the temperature is saving fish, gaining notice

After restoring five miles of habitat, the PUD needed to warm the Sultan River near a dam.

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

Election results likely won’t change much from first count

Measures in Marysville, Darrington and Sultan appear to be passing. Final results come in Friday.

Marysville and Sultan voters pass fire measures

Tuesday’s election also looked favorable for Marysville’s fire measure, but not Monroe’s hospital levy.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

Ballots are due Tuesday in special election

Folks in Marysville, Darrington, Monroe and Sultan have decisions to make.

Man sentenced for his 28th felony — criminal impersonation

David Elmer, 46, of Everett, was already serving time for a wild car chase.

Emotional day for families as wrongful death bill is passed

It would give parents a chance to file claims and recover damages for the loss of an adult child.

Ballots in the mail for local fire and hospital elections

Voters in five taxing districts — including Marysville and Monroe — have an April 23 deadline.

Sultan man allegedly punched boy, burned him with blow dryer

Mother said boyfriend did not want 3-year-old taken for urgent care. He was arrested Friday.

A water plant got a new roof. It collapsed months later.

The damage to the Everett-owned facility came after a series of winter storms dropped record snowfall.

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.