43 trees to honor those killed in Oso mudslide

Forty-three trees are to be planted in a small grove east of Steelhead Drive.They're hardy evergreens that grow well in Pacific Northwest soil —...

Forest Service: Media needs $1,500 permit to film wilderness

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing permanent new rules that would require media organizations to obtain a permit to film and shoot photographs in...

SnoPUD’s energy saving tips for fall

Snohomish County Public Utility District has some suggestions for saving energy as we head into fall to help customers save money on bills and...

Dangerous Glacier Peak Volcano minimally monitored

Glacier Peak is the second-most dangerous volcano in the Cascades, after Mount St. Helens, and yet it has only three seismic monitoring stations. Glacier Peak...

Fire Chief Travis Hots: The face of the Oso landslide

"I don't take life for granted," he said, when asked how the landslide changed him. "I realize that it's fragile, and that the unthinkable...

The restoration of Whitehorse Trail

Crews have knocked back brambles, hauled out trash and widened the shady gravel pathway. There's still work left to do on Whitehorse Trail between...

Back to School: Help your child deal with bullying

The first bell is days away for most school districts around Western Washington. Students maybe feeling a mix of emotions before the start of...

Darrington Elementary is a title school

Darrington School District uses Title I funds from the federal government at Darrington Elementary. These funds are intended for and used for supplemental assistance...

Boat named for Oso landslide’s youngest victim

On March 22, the Oso landslide claimed the lives of Natasha Huestis’ baby daughter and mother. Nearly 1,500 miles away, Steve Attleson, owner of ATEC...