See eagles, dippers and gorgeous scenery on Sauk River
Date: 12/11/2013 | Explore NW
Super Kid: Monica Franke, Darrington High senior
Date: 11/11/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Joyce Jones was elected mayor in November 2003, though her name wasn't even on the ballot.She served two terms as Darrington's mayor and was known for her tell-it-like-it-is-style of management. Jones, 79, died from heart failure Nov. 4 in a Seattle...
Date: 11/11/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- A snow-stranded Japanese hiker rescued near Glacier Peak earlier this month hopes to finish his California-to-Canada trek along the Pacific Crest Trail some day.
Date: 10/16/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Rescuers weren't optimistic they'd find the missing hiker alive.Last Friday, Takahisa Nezu was several days overdue on what was supposed to be a five-day solo trek along a stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail around Glacier Peak.
Date: 10/11/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Owners of a Darrington river-rafting business find themselves beached until the federal government is motoring at full throttle again.Brian Pernick and his sister, Sarah, were in the process of obtaining a new use permit from the
Date: 10/08/2013 | Local News
Special Olympics bowlers thrive under volunteer coaches
Date: 10/04/2013 | Local News
ARLINGTON -- Experts are recommending that three north Snohomish County fire departments join forces to save money.
Date: 09/09/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Officials have identified a man who died Aug. 31 in a rock-climbing accident near Darrington.Christopher B. Greyell, of Shoreline, was 58, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.
Date: 09/05/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Three hikers who called 911 on Monday to report themselves lost later made it out of the woods to safety, according to police.
Date: 09/02/2013 | Local News
INDEX -- Four hikers were rescued Monday in two different hiking mishaps in Snohomish County.In one incident, a sheriff's helicopter crew rescued a woman in her 50s from the Pacific Crest Trail area after she fell and hurt her knee at about 6,000-feet elevation, a sheriff's...
Date: 08/26/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Glacier Peak is the second-most dangerous volcano in the Cascades, after Mount St. Helens, and yet it has only one seismic monitoring station.Mount Rainier, by contrast, has nine stations. Mount Hood has five. Mount Baker has two. Newberry volcano in Oregon has...
Date: 08/23/2013 | Local News
U.S. Forest Service needs to pare down; others plan to fight
Date: 08/16/2013 | Local News
MARBLEMOUNT -- The official search for an overdue hiker from Arlington has been suspended in east Skagit County.However, a search party led by the man's sons is expected to continue scouring the rugged terrain Friday and Saturday.
Date: 08/15/2013 | Local News
Minus the Bear, Lotus discuss upcoming music festival
Date: 08/08/2013 | Entertainment
EVERETT -- Members of Congress are asking the U.S. Forest Service to delay plans to move the Green Mountain forest fire lookout out of the Glacier Peak Wilderness.Rep. Suzan DelBene, Rep. Rick Larsen, both Democrats who represent portions of Snohomish County, and a member of...
Date: 08/03/2013 | Local News
400 archers cherish Darrington as much the championships
Date: 07/27/2013 | Local News
Thousands expected at Darrington Bluegrass Festival
Date: 07/20/2013 | Local News
I’m a sucker for books. I can’t go to Stanwood without stopping at The Snow Goose Bookstore. In Snohomish, Uppercase...
Date: 07/17/2013 | I Brake for Moms
DARRINGTON -- Rescuers on Friday afternoon and evening were searching Darrington-area waterways after a reported possible drowning.The search still was under way as of 5 p.m., Snohomish County sheriff's Lt. Kathi Lang said. All police received was a brief 911 call about 2:08...
Date: 07/05/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- The story of the Green Mountain forest fire lookout has garnered the ire of people on both sides of a complicated conservation issue. And both sides have until July 8 to comment on the latest proposal for the lookout's future.
Date: 06/27/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- A death investigation is under way after human remains were found on a trail near Darrington on June 8.Investigators last week confirmed the remains were those of Greg Keller, 58,...
Date: 06/17/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Human remains found this past weekend on a trail near Darrington have been identified as those of Greg Keller, 58, of Seattle.
Date: 06/14/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- People headed out to the woods or the North Cascades for Memorial Day weekend are encouraged to stop by Darrington Day.
Date: 05/23/2013 | Local News
Are you ready for the 2013 Summer Meltdown Festival? The lineup was recently announced and it is a pretty serious sign that things are just going to keep getting bigger and better for this festival in Darrington.
Date: 05/22/2013 | What Radio?
Darrington's physician is a beloved part of the community
Date: 05/19/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- The Forest Service is proposing to use a helicopter to haul away the fought-over forest fire lookout on Green Mountain in the Glacier Peak Wilderness and plunk it down eight miles away at the top of Circle Peak.
Date: 05/07/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Brianna Valencia batted 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI as Darrington fell to Friday Harbor in a Northwest 1A/2B softball gameAt Darrington H.S.Friday Harbor 100 331 0--8 13 0Darrington 000 300 3--6 8 2
Date: 04/30/2013 | High Schools
Plus, other holiday events and more ideas for weekend fun
Date: 03/29/2013 | Entertainment
Darrington: Fundraiser to support memorial dinnersNo matter who you are, if your family lives in Darrington, your loved ones can count on the community to serve dinner after your funeral.The volunteer memorial dinner committee has for more than...
Date: 03/27/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- First, the coffee turned up missing.Then, the paper plates, the garbage bags and frozen hamburgers and hot dogs.The thieves also took a meat slicer, an old microwave oven with a broken display and gallon-cans of gravy.Late last week,...
Date: 03/12/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON — A 20-year-old Darrington man died Sunday after his car went off the road north of town.The crash was reported just before 9:45 a.m. Sunday along Highway 530, near the crossing with Concrete-Sauk Valley Road, according to a...
Date: 03/04/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- Police are warning neighbors about a convicted rapist now living in the Darrington area.
Date: 03/02/2013 | Local News
Darrington: Lookout restoration proposedA discussion about the proposed restoration of North Mountain Fire Lookout is the topic at the Darrington Area Business Association meeting at 7 tonight at Cascade Senior Center, 1115 Darrington St.
Date: 02/20/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- The state's largest hiking advocacy group wants roads to be repaired that provide key access to trails in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Date: 02/18/2013 | Local News
DARRINGTON -- The Pilchuck Audubon Society plans no more litigation to oppose repairs to the flood-damaged Suiattle River Road. However, the environmental group hopes to influence which other logging roads continue to stay open in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Date: 01/01/2013 | Local News
Talented, tight-knit group of juniors has Darrington thinking state
Date: 01/01/2013 | High Schools
DARRINGTON -- It's about history, say Washington's senators.Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell have introduced legislation that aims to protect and halt the removal of the historic Green Mountain forest fire lookout.
Date: 12/18/2012 | Local News