1 climber dies, 1 injured in Mount Baker fall

Authorities say one man was killed and another was seriously injured when they fell into a glacial crevasse while climbing on Mount Baker. The Bellingham...

County Public Works to Resurface 109 Miles of Roads

Snohomish County Public Works has kicked off its annual road resurfacing programs, improving 109 miles of county roads. Motorists will experience a smoother ride...

Rollover Tanker Collision Shuts Down I-5 For Over 8 Hours

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) investigated a Tanker Semi rollover collision involving four other vehicles which occurred at approximately 10:08 am on February 27,...

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...
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A Season for Sharing Fire Safety

The State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to remind citizens to be fire safe with their holiday decorations this season, especially Christmas trees. If...
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Forecast for Pacific Northwest brings good news for skiers (video)

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued the U.S. Winter Outlook today, saying that La Nina is expected to influence winter conditions this year....

How to view the Orionid meteor shower as it peaks this week

The Orionid meteor shower will peak October 21-22, promising a dazzling astronomical display for stargazers on earth. The meteor shower will produce up to...

Forterra and Snohomish County finalize Curtis acquisition for Whitehorse Trail

Forterra and Snohomish County have acquired a 33-acre forested property near Darrington, WA as part of the 27-mile Whitehorse Trail. The property sale closed...

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...