Man airlifted to hospital after burning himself

He had been cooking spaghetti around 5 p.m. when he spilled water on his face and chest.

Science Fair winners join Team Washington

The Washington State Science and Engineering Fair was held March 23-24 in Bremerton. Dhruvik Parikh, Jackson High School, won a Bronze Medallion for his research… Continue reading

Body of Monroe woman found near Cedar Ponds Lake

The 22-year-old fell over the waterfall south of Sultan nine days ago, the sheriff’s office said.

Jensen Webster sorts through food stuffs at the Sultan High School in Sultan on March 14, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Sultan school children take charge to help their peers

The Sky Valley Youth Coalition has installed pantries at schools so kids can take food home.

Jensen Webster sorts through food stuffs at the Sultan High School in Sultan on March 14, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Monroe woman, 22, missing at waterfall near Sultan

There was no evidence to suggest she went into the water intentionally.

Rising water levels hinder search for missing Monroe woman

The search will continue once the water drops down to a safe level, according to Lt. Ian Huri.

Area’s two loves — craft coffee and brews — converge at bar

Timber Monster Brewing Co. is a java and beer bar along Main Street in Sultan.

Snohomish County PUD scraps Skykomish River hydroelectric dam

The proposed Sunset Fish Passage and Energy Project had been controversial since 2011.

Enough water for 600,000 people: Snowpack looks good

The annual measurement in the mountains has proven to be an important forecasting tool.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

Ryan Zinke said he favors re-introducing them to the North Cascades ecosystem.

Rape involving students reported at Sultan Middle School

The school district and sheriff’s office are saying little, but officials sought to dispel rumors.

In Sultan, walkout was a missed class, leading to detention

Students without parental permission were marked truant and had to attend an “accountability workshop.”

Sky Valley honors its own

Civic and nonprofit groups in Sultan, Gold Bar, Index and Skykomish gather to recognize volunteers.

Families feel betrayed after wrongful death bill falls short

Rejection of proposed changes in the law angered and shocked parents who lost adult children.