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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.
Cities cut events, jobs and services to brace for tax losses
Everett slashed $2.5 million, including for libraries and parks. Cities are sparing fire and police.
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.
Girl, 8, dies in blaze at remote house south of Sultan
Clothes fell onto a wood stove. Two children became trapped. Fire engines never made it.
Driver who drove off U.S. 2, crashed, died of natural causes
Multiple unoccupied, parked vehicles were hit in a parking lot on 11th Street near the highway.
It’s not a drought — yet — but low snowpack is closely watched
Snowpack for the central Puget Sound area is 35% of normal, worryingly similar to 2015.
Sultan man walking on U.S. 2 hit by vehicle near Monroe
The 53-year-old man was eastbound on the shoulder when he reportedly stepped into the roadway.