Sultan

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.

Tree falls on truck near Sultan, injuring man

When emergency responders arrived, wind knocked down trees and sent them running for safety.

Exploding propane tank burns man near Sultan

One trailer burned and a second one was damaged as more tanks blew up while crews battled the fire.

Their grown children died, but state law won’t let them sue

Families are seeking a change in the state’s limiting wrongful-death law.

Lynnwood bans safe-injection sites for 6 months of study

The city is the latest local government to take a stand on sanctioned spaces for using illegal drugs.

Sultan has a mayor but now needs to fill City Council seat

John Seehuus was appointed mayor, replacing Carolyn Eslick, who was named to the state House.

Sultan School Board misses two veterans who stepped aside

Tracy Cotterill and Patty Fountain had a combined 48 years of experience, but didn’t run again.

7 years after fire, new gym opens at Sultan Boys & Girls Club

A Christmas Eve blaze in 2010 gutted the club, which reopened in 2015. Now the gym is ready, too.

Sultan to build new bridge for pedestrians, bicyclists

At the same time, the iconic ‘Sultan John’ statue will be temporarily moved for restoration.

Trump administration halts work on Cascades grizzly plan

The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly ordered an end to work on a key bear planning document.

Street-legal ATVs approved for some roads near Sultan

Supporters foresee tourism benefits. Opponents are concerned about injury and pollution risks.

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