Sultan

Gridlock keeps many in Sultan feeling trapped in their homes

Held hostage by an onslaught of cars that clog U.S. 2, Sky Valley residents rally for a solution.

 

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

 

Gold Bar pedestrian killed in Sunday crash on U.S. 2

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators early Sunday morning.

 

And so it begins: Water floods some Snohomish County roads

Flood warnings in Snohomish, Arlington, Monroe, Silvana and Sultan in effect until Tuesday night.

Anticipated growth a theme for Sultan mayoral candidates

Russell Wiita is challenging incumbent John Seehuus for the position. The election is on Nov. 5.

Monroe prison guard, ex-scouts volunteer accused of child rape

Jason Dominguez, 34, was arrested after a girl’s mother found sexual messages on her daughter’s Facebook.

Man dies at falls near Sultan, in third death since 2018

Michael S. Guzman, 26, died Saturday. Two others have drowned in the Young’s Creek falls in the past 1½ years.

Contested timber cut takes new shape near Gold Bar

DNR wants to auction timber next to Wallace Falls State Park. Environmental groups still aren’t sold.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

Tulalip Tribes banking on beavers to bolster Snohomish River

Biologists with the tribes have relocated “nuisance” beavers to forest areas where they can thrive.

Police: Homicide suspect arrested after high-speed chase, fight

The suspect sped off from deputies on U.S. 2, Highway 9 and Bunk Foss Road before being stopped.

Gotta dump and run? Check transfer station lines out first

Snohomish County Public Works has installed live traffic webcams at five solid waste facilities.

Sky River Rock Festival organizer Paul Dorpat (center with beard) at the 1968 Labor Day weekend event near Sultan. The La Conner author Tom Robbins is second from left at the event that drew big-name bands and thousands of people. (Courtesy Museum of Pop Culture)

Woodstock here? Not if county leaders in 1969 had their way

Hippies flocked to Sultan for Sky River Rock Festival in ’68. Today, big events come with regulations.

Sky River Rock Festival organizer Paul Dorpat (center with beard) at the 1968 Labor Day weekend event near Sultan. The La Conner author Tom Robbins is second from left at the event that drew big-name bands and thousands of people. (Courtesy Museum of Pop Culture)

Sultan mulls growing pains with 600 new homes in pipeline

City leaders expect backyards and lower prices to attract homebuyers willing to make a long commute.

Jake Sharpe, owner North Cascades Nursery, has been collecting used skis for his highly visible fence since 2007. (KevinClark / The Herald)

Is that a snow fence? No, a picket fence — of 1,450 skis

These used boards, 200 yards’ worth, have been dropped off over the years at a garden store in Sultan.

Jake Sharpe, owner North Cascades Nursery, has been collecting used skis for his highly visible fence since 2007. (KevinClark / The Herald)

Get ’er done: Volunteers in Startup save town’s historic gym

A four-year effort turned a dilapidated building into an events center that’s the pride of the community.

Holy steeple! Tiny chapel on U.S. 2 a sacred stop since 1962

Respite, weddings, un-immaculate conceptions are part of the legacy of the miniature Wayside Chapel.

Panel vote backs more parking for Wallace Falls State Park

The popular scenic get-away off U.S. 2 is often overrun with cars. The goal is 100 more spaces.

Employees allegedly took lottery winnings from customers

The man and woman worked at a Sultan gas station and reportedly redeemed stolen tickets for $40,000.

Requiem for pay phones: Bring $100 bills, not dimes

Man caves, outdoor showers or outhouses are just 3 possible uses for the retro booths in Sultan.

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