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Super Kid

Sultan's Jessy Moore is ready for any challenge

Date: 03/02/2015 | Local News

Tree harvest held up

Conservation dispute delays logging near Wallace Falls

Date: 03/02/2015 | Local News

The classroom is her element

Sultan science teacher’s work earns national recognition

Date: 02/27/2015 | Local News

Sultan man pleads guilty to assault with firearm

SULTAN — Prosecutors have dropped an attempted murder charge against a Sultan man accused of firing a shotgun at a man in 2013.Paul Hackney’s trial was scheduled to begin earlier this month. Instead the retired crane operator pleaded guilty to third-degree assault with a firearm.

Date: 02/16/2015 | Local News

New system brings more safety to Snohomish County schools

Four Snohomish County school districts are rolling out a new system for reporting safety concerns on and off campus.

Date: 02/14/2015 | Local News

Connecting with coho

Sultan High students learn about salmon at campus hatchery

Date: 01/27/2015 | Local News

Road to Spada Lake could remain closed until summer

SULTAN — The route most often used to access Spada Lake could remain closed until summer.Sultan Basin Road was damaged in two places by flooding on Olney Creek earlier this month. In one spot, roughly 200 feet of asphalt are gone. In another spot, the rising water took...

Date: 01/26/2015 | Local News

Flooding river claims a house

Waters recede to reveal mountains of soggy damage (gallery)

Date: 01/06/2015 | Local News

Biggest little museum

Sky Valley Historical Museum just keeps getting better

Date: 01/02/2015 | Local News

Pavement and sidewalk help for local cities

The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board awarded 73 street and sidewalk improvement grants to local agencies totaling $95.2 million at its Nov. 21 meeting in Everett. The grant funding comes from the revenue generated by 3 cents of the...

Date: 12/30/2014 | Street Smarts

Sultan High School's Ruth Tess does it all

SULTAN — Ruth Tess, 17, is a senior at Sultan High School who is involved with student government. She hopes to make school more a place students want to be. She holds a steady job and is an only child.Question: What classes are you taking that you like?

Date: 12/29/2014 | Local News

2 arrested in Sultan after mail stolen

SULTAN — The arrest of two suspected thieves in Sultan on Wednesday led to the recovery of a stolen package and a backpack of stolen mail.

Date: 12/24/2014 | Sirens

Alligator, tarantula rescued from Sultan house fire

SULTAN — Firefighters often get asked to rescue cats and dogs from smoke and flames.At a recent garage fire in Sultan, though, the crews were asked to rescue a different kind of pet.The kind that measures up to six feet, with a long snout and snapping...

Date: 12/08/2014 | Local News

Patriotic project

Sultan woman Stars-and-Striping Main Street

Date: 11/11/2014 | Local News

First a heart, next a kidney

Young artist's drawing to be featured on calendar

Date: 11/08/2014 | Local News

Federal funds flow to local projects

Three dozen transportation projects in Snohomish County, including the new Mukilteo ferry terminal and the

Date: 11/05/2014 | Street Smarts

Sultan author adds two to series

SULTAN — Kathleen Kohler quit her job as the manager of a Christian bookstore in order to write.

Date: 10/19/2014 | Life

Interactive map shows roads projects

The Puget Sound Regional Council has come out with a cool new map.

Date: 10/17/2014 | Street Smarts

Romac Industries expands foundry in Sultan

SULTAN — Romac Industries completed a $2.7 million expansion of its foundry in Sultan.The Bothell-based company manufactures pipes for the waterworks industry and sells its products around the world. In addition to its facilities in Washington, Romac Industries has...

Date: 10/17/2014 | Business

Sultan’s all set to celebrate return of salmon to river

SULTAN — The city is set to celebrate the return of the salmon to the Sultan River on Saturday.

Date: 09/26/2014 | Local News

New Sultan Boys & Girls Club to break ground

SULTAN — After a Christmas Eve fire destroyed the Boys & Girls Club here in 2010, the nonprofit is building a new home.A ground-breaking ceremony is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at the site of the...

Date: 09/09/2014 | Local News

Man who died while hiking identified

SULTAN — Officials have identified a man who died Sunday while hiking north of Sultan.

Date: 09/02/2014 | Local News

Hiker dies after fall near Spada Lake

Herald staffSULTAN — A 56-year-old man died from head injuries overnight after falling during a hike near Spada Lake, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said Sunday morning.A search and rescue helicopter found the man Sunday night about eight miles...

Date: 09/02/2014 | Local News

Sultan adds to its siren system

SULTAN — Three new emergency sirens have been installed in Sultan to warn folks to evacuate in case of a disaster.They look a bit like futuristic stacked frisbees, mounted on 50-foot poles.Along with a previously installed siren at Sultan Elementary, they chime each day at noon.

Date: 08/12/2014 | Local News

Cities along U.S. 2 to discuss drug problem

Because illegal drugs are taking a toll on communities along U.S. 2, Sno-Isle Libraries has come up with series aimed at fighting the problem. It has organized two upcoming panels with local experts to take a closer look at substance abuse. The problems related...

Date: 08/06/2014 | Local News

Fire levy passing in Sultan

A measure to support maintenance and operations at Snohomish County Fire District 5 in Sultan was passing in preliminary election results released Tuesday.The measure was ahead with about 68 percent of the votes counted Tuesday. The levy needs a supermajority to pass.

Date: 08/05/2014 | Local News

County firefighters sent to help near Leavenworth, Twisp

Eastern Washington wildfires caused the closure of U.S. 2 between Stevens Pass and Leavenworth on Thursday.

Date: 07/17/2014 | Local News

Weekend fun list

From bands on the farm to planes in the sky there's plenty to do

Date: 07/11/2014 | Entertainment

Hospitalized stabbing victim improving

SEATTLE — A Sultan man, 52, who was stabbed by his neighbor Wednesday remains at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Date: 07/10/2014 | Local News

Sultan's big party

Annual Shindig celebrates area's rich logging history

Date: 07/10/2014 | Local News

Sultan woman arrested, accused of stabbing her neighbor

SULTAN — Snohomish County sheriff's deputies arrested a Sultan woman early Wednesday morning after she allegedly stabbed her neighbor in the stomach.The victim, 52, was rushed to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he was being treated for life-threatening...

Date: 07/09/2014 | Local News

Fire District 5 in Sultan asking voters to approve levy

SULTAN — Snohomish County Fire District 5 in Sultan is asking voters to approve a maintenance and operations levy on the Aug. 5 ballot.The proposed levy would draw $625,000 a year for four years to support the fire district.

Date: 07/05/2014 | Local News

A mother's anguished wait for missing son

MONROE — Lori Bowling's voice breaks when she talks about a funeral for her son.The Monroe woman has waited almost five years to lay her boy to rest. She is certain he is dead, but she can't bring herself to plan a funeral until he's found."All I want...

Date: 07/03/2014 | Local News

Around the County

Mill Creek: Wright reappointed to commission: Mill Creek City Manager Ken Armstrong has reappointed Chuck Wright to the Civil Service Commission. Wright's 4-year term expires on April 30, 2018. He has served on the commission since 2010.Sultan:...

Date: 07/01/2014 | Local News

County removes squatters from new park, but cleanup still remains

SULTAN — Two remaining squatters were removed from a stretch of land slated for a new county park along the Skykomish River last week, but cleanup of the once junk-piled spot just south of Sultan and U.S. 2 could be delayed.Snohomish County had hoped to finish the work...

Date: 06/24/2014 | Local News

Woman charged with felony assault after multi-vehicle pileup

EVERETT — A Granite Falls woman who reportedly told police she smoked marijuana the day she caused a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 is now charged with felony assault.Heather Lee, 26, pleaded not...

Date: 06/21/2014 | Local News

Front Porch: Have your say on Mill Creek transportation

The Mill Creek City Council has set a public hearing for the transportation improvement plan from 2015 to 2021. It is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.A copy of the draft program is available for review from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m at 15728 Main St. It is also posted on the...

Date: 06/21/2014 | Local News

A thrill-seeking sport

Sultan native lands a spot on competitive U.S. Parachute Team

Date: 06/18/2014 | Local News

Around the County

Edmonds: Sidewalks coming to two schools

Date: 05/29/2014 | Local News

Incidents in Sultan prompt synthetic marijuana warning

SULTAN — Police are warning parents about two reported incidents in Sultan in recent weeks where young people overdosed after smoking synthetic marijuana known as “spice.”

Date: 05/20/2014 | Local News

County takes big step toward new shooting range

SULTAN — A long-awaited gun and archery range planned east of town could be closer to becoming reality, following a big commitment by Snohomish County.The County Council last week

Date: 04/20/2014 | Local News

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