$35M from feds for rebuild of Oso slide-damaged Highway 530

The federal government says it’s giving Washington state $35 million to rebuild Highway 530, which was damaged in the Oso landslide in March. U.S. Rep....

Annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow

The mission of the Festival is to help people who live and work in the surrounding regions understand how their actions can help make...

Artist Creates Dreamy Computer Based Artwork

The Snohomish County Arts Commission today announced a new fractal based art exhibit by Snohomish County artist, Robert Fairfax. The exhibit will be hosted...

36 years ago – On this day: Mount St. Helens erupts

– Wednesday, May 18, 2016, marks the 36th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, one of the most significant volcanic events...

‘Night Out’ block parties more popular than ever

“We are going to try to get a deputy, reserve deputy or a volunteer to all of them,” sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said. Interest...

Have a Home Fire Escape Plan and Practice It

After 11 fire-related deaths in December 2016, State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is stressing the importance of having working smoke alarms and having...

564 area code coming to Western Washington

The Utilities and Transportation Commission approved a plan to implement a new area code across western Washington The commission said it is adding it to...

Safety reminders and resources for fall and winter weather

The autumn and winter seasons mean it’s time for Snohomish County residents and commuters to be prepared for inclement weather. With the potential of...

WSP/WSDOT Work Zone Safety

Last year, at least 33 Washington State Patrol (WSP) vehicles were hit by distracted drivers while troopers were either at construction zones, or conducting...