Sultan

New U.S. 2 roundabout sought by state, Sultan at Main Street

Traffic through the town is a nightmare for locals. Swapping the signal for a roundabout could help.

 

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

 

Motorcyclist exceeded 120 mph during I-5 chase, patrol says

The rider of a stolen bike fled Bellingham police and the State Patrol before surrendering in Everett.

 

Contested timber sale near Gold Bar approved but delayed

The state Board of Natural Resources is giving Snohomish County 90 days to stop the Middle May timber harvest.

State patrol adds troopers for Eagle Falls parking problems

The stretch of U.S. 2 east of Index draws hundreds to the Skykomish River rapids.

Brace for delays along U.S. 2 for bridge and road work

Projects between Snohomish and Index are set for the coming week, with single-lane traffic in spots.

Dispute between ex-housemates leads to shooting in Sultan

Two men had a disagreement over a truck. A confrontation ensued. Then one allegedly shot the other.

Free wood-chipping: Reduce fire risk, protect air quality

Instead of starting a bonfire, take your brush to one of three wood-chipping events.

Even in U.S. 2 towns with 0 virus cases, rural economy reels

East Snohomish County had just weathered a bad winter storm, when COVID-19 gutted the recreation-based economy.

Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown

They must cope with shortages of take-out containers, steep online ordering fees and lost revenue from alcohol.

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

The 36th Avenue West project started a few years ago and is on schedule to wrap this spring.

Illegal pass led to head-on crash on U.S. 2, state patrol says

A teen driver allegedly passed another vehicle illegally and collided with another driver’s SUV.

High school wrestler steps in after twin faces fight of his life

Tyler Deason’s cancer diagnosis upended his goal of competing at the state wrestling tournament.

Despite vanishing steelhead, state won’t delay fishing season

Wild winter steelhead are at a historic low in the Sultan River, with just 55 of the fish counted in 2019.

A $1M study intends to find congestion relief for U.S. 2

A coalition of civic leaders is pressing its case for inclusion of the money in state roads budget.

Inundation: Flood water ‘higher than we’ve seen in years’

Road closures were numerous after days of rain raised the Snohomish, Skykomish and Stillaguamish rivers.

9-year-old back-seat passenger unhurt after carjacking

The suspect reportedly told the girl to “get out” while the vehicle was moving. She did.

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.

Medical Examiner: Girl died of burns in Sultan fire

Lilly Teeters, 9, was trapped in a house that was engulfed in flames. There were no smoke detectors.

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