They chose the longshot candidate to fill a vacant seat

Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick will serve as representative for the 39th legislative district.

Man rescued after jumping into Skykomish River

A man was rescued Tuesday from the Skykomish River near Sportsman Park. He was taken to a local hospital around 4 p.m. His… Continue reading

1 of these 3 nominees will be appointed to 39th House seat

Former state lawmaker Elizabeth Scott, party activist Georgene Faries and Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick are the top choices of Republican Party officers to… Continue reading

Sultan High senior won’t compromise on her beliefs

Claire Sorgen, 17, is a senior at Sultan High School and full-time Running Start student at Everett Community College. She competed this summer… Continue reading

Photo assignment: Capture the grit and love of local farming

Seven farmers brought cameras into their fields, gardens and homes, capturing hundreds of photographs they later narrowed to three each. The 21 photos… Continue reading

Agencies hope to simplify the maze of recreational fees

Representatives from state and federal agencies, outdoor recreation groups and nonprofits are working on plans that could change the way people pay to… Continue reading

Schools hand out annual WASA honors

Everett School District deputy superintendent Joyce Stewart was honored with a Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award at the Washington Association of School Administrators… Continue reading

Other races: Fire district commissioner survives gaffe

Incumbent David Chan was dominating in the race for commissioner in Snohomish County Fire District 1, with early… Continue reading

New work hours intended to reduce US 2 construction delays

New work hours for a U.S. 2 paving project between Gold Bar and Skykomish aim to reduce traffic delays that were reaching… Continue reading

Baby Rowan died of SIDS, but her heart valves saved others

She was named for a tree, the rowan or mountain ash. And just as a tree supports life, little Rowan Starling Nickerson provided lifesaving gifts.… Continue reading

Post bond loss, Sultan school board hopefuls talk frugality

Candidates running for Sultan’s school board share one idea in common. They are focused on making the most of the district’s funding, especially… Continue reading

Audit reveals problems with Sultan School District

State auditors this month warned the Sultan School District about problems with purchase cards, among other concerns. An audit of the district for… Continue reading

County official identifies 2 victims in recent fatalities

The Snohomish County medical examiner identified two men Tuesday, one who was involved in a motorcycle collision and another who went missing on… Continue reading

Sultan teens refresh Gold Bar sign

Carlos Gonzalez and James Fortin, as part of the community service requirement for all students graduating from Sultan High School, recently renovated the welcome sign… Continue reading

Snohomish County takes new aim at shooting range near Sultan

A long-awaited public shooting range in east Snohomish County is undergoing another change in plans. Land the county acquired more than six years… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Sultan alum graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Dalton Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Miller is the son of Michael… Continue reading

Missing camper found dead on a Skykomish River island

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Unit located the body Wednesday of a Monroe man reported missing by his family. The… Continue reading

Sultan, Monroe teens highlighted by Rotary

Monroe Rotary Club members on May 17 honored a group of teens from Monroe and Sultan high schools as Students of the Month: Cody Schwindt,… Continue reading