The cautionary tale of a backpacker caught in a snowstorm

There’s much to learn from this news conference about the helicopter rescue of a Pacific Crest Trail hiker.

Helicopter rescues hiker near Glacier Peak after snowstorm

A Sultan woman reported the German woman might be in danger when bad weather moved in. She was right.

4 hurt in crash that shut down U.S. 2 in Sultan

Two of the people had more serious injuries Monday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.

Prior Sultan administrator abruptly quits new California job

Complaints in Sultan pushed Ken Walker to resign. He then found work as a manager for Inyo County.

Man convicted in US 2 ‘huffing’ crash, homicide loses appeal

A trooper had established probable cause to take a blood sample, according to the court ruling.

Anonymous youth survey to tackle tough topics

The state Healthy Youth Survey, given every other year, is scheduled for this month. It is optional.

ATV routes opened between Sultan and Monroe

The Snohomish County Council expanded a program to allow all-terrain vehicles on some arterials.

Editorial board interview: 1st Congressional District

In this video, the Herald opinion editor questions U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and challenger Jeffrey Beeler.

Walkers and drivers in Sultan will get rail safety reminders

Awareness campaign aims to reduce deaths and injuries on tracks.

Sutherland counting on the ‘R,’ not the green, to win House

The GOP candidate has raised little money, and state House Republicans don’t have much to help him out.

County looks to open new roads to all-terrain vehicles

New ATV routes could link Monroe and Sultan, with an aim to boost rural tourism.

Investigation prompted former Sultan administrator to resign

Employees alleged that Ken Walker would waste work hours, shout at them and threaten their jobs.

Ballot measures: Marysville sales tax passing for new jail

Tuesday results also showed numerous fire district levies were passing — though not all.

Man acquitted in I-5 meth crash drowns 2 1/2 weeks later

The death of Todd E. Brown, 52, of Granite Falls, was ruled an accident.

Sky Valley Youth Coalition project wins grants

The Sky Valley Youth Coalition prevailed in the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program, a project-based national grant opportunity aimed at community betterment. The Youth Coalition was… Continue reading

Parking fixes, trail upgrades on itinerary at Wallace Falls

A state parks meeting on Wednesday aims to fine-tune ideas for the popular hiking spot.