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Gnome of the Month Club accepting new members
For $30 a month, you too can receive a surprise garden gnome in the mail, courtesy Ryan Tiland of Sultan.
Vehicle crashes into Sultan tree monument
Sheriff’s deputies gave the driver a ride home. The 1,000-year-old Douglas fir round is mostly intact.
Despite brain cancer diagnosis, Christmas still on for Sultan’s Santa
Meet Brett Nichols: high school custodian and second-generation Santa, who’s now hoping for a miracle of his own.
‘We’ve seen this coming’: Sky Valley plans for next Bolt Creek-scale fire
U.S. 2 has long needed improvements, but the “unprecedented” blaze lit a fire under policymakers, so to speak.
Traffic reopens after brush fire east of Monroe
Travelers will need to wait or find another way around as the highway was closed at Main Street.
Dogs, goats, horses among evacuees of chaotic Bolt Creek wildfire
It has been a stressful week for animals and their owners, who are looking forward to going home as the fire gets under control.
Wildfire smoke closes schools in Index, Sultan
Unhealthy air prompted the first wildfire-related closure in Sultan. Power was cut to Index, where students were told to evacuate.
This B&B (bud and bong) is a stoner’s forest paradise
Relax and spark up at this cannabis-friendly treehouse BB in the woods outside of Sultan.
Startup man charged with premeditated murder of grandmother’s friend
Tristan Trinh had been arrested for investigation of second-degree murder in Roy Ashmore’s death this month. Ashmore was 39.
Suspected DUI crash injures King County deputy on U.S. 2
An Arlington woman allegedly crossed the center line and hit a deputy’s patrol SUV head-on near Monroe.
Police: Monroe hit and run suspect arrested for 2 DUIs in 3 hours
The driver had just been arrested and released for a DUI, when he allegedly ran a red light and crashed into a pickup.
Startup shooting victim identified
Roy Ashmore was allegedly shot by the grandson of a woman he went to protect.
Police: Startup man killed grandmother’s friend who came to protect her
A confrontation preceded the shooting Saturday. Tristan Trinh, 23, was arrested for investigation of second-degree murder.
Man dead in shooting near Startup antique store
The man in his 30s was shot before noon Saturday. A man in his early 20s was in custody.
Troopers: Sultan man accused of drugged driving in fatal U.S. 2 crash
Shawn Parrish crashed a Lexus into the back of motorcycle, killing the rider, Mark Camp, according to the state patrol.
Snohomish County, cities announce $9.6M for mental health, shelter
Projects span from Edmonds to Sultan. Each city is using American Rescue Plan Act money, with the county contributing, too.
Rear-end crash on U.S. 2 near Monroe kills Snohomish man
Mark Camp was eastbound on his motorcycle when another driver allegedly hit him. Alcohol and drugs may be factors.
Sultan gets a boost from remote-work newcomers — and growing pains
Houses are sprouting. Traffic is worsening. And new Sky Valley residents find “we don’t really get Uber Eats out here.”
This is a drill: Officials rehearse for a dam bursting near Sultan
If Culmback Dam at Spada Lake reservoir really were to fail, a wall of water would sweep through the Sky Valley.
Brace for Memorial Day weekend traffic and long ferry lines
Leave at non-peak hours to avoid road congestion and ferry backups. The passes will be busy, too.