15 hrs ago
Searchers never lost hope that Kris Regelbrugge would be found
Clues to Kristine 'Kris' Regelbrugge's whereabouts had been found in several forms: her driver licenses, her wallet, remnants of the family's chicken coop and letters she'd written to her Navy commander husband when he was deployed overseas.
Fire victims turned volunteers in Pateros
The Carlton Complex fire may have torn homes and lives apart, but it's also bringing the community of Pateros together.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Body might be that of last Washington landslide victim
A rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River gave way on the outskirts of the town of Oso on March 22. Authorities announced Tuesday that workers found a body believed to be that of Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge.
Remains of final Oso slide victim found
Snohomish County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue personnel believe they have located the body of 44-year-old Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge of Arlington, the last victim to be recovered from the March 22 slide near Oso.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Darrington firefighters, volunteers 'paying it forward' to wildfire victims
As wildfires scorched communities east of the Cascade Range this week, Darrington's volunteer firefighters thought about ways to help.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
In Our View / Summer fun: Time to return to Stilly Valley
The people of Snohomish County showed no hesitation in giving generously following the landslide that destroyed Oso's Steelhead Drive neighborhood on March 22. The slide killed 43 people, leaving one still missing, devastated families, blocked a crucial highway between Arlington and Darrington and threatened the economy of the Stillaguamish Valley.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Bluegrass festival, and hope for tourism, after Oso slide
The Miller family, who play together as Blueberry Hill, practice in Darrington. The Millers lost their home in a non-related fire during rescue operations for the fatal landslide in nearby Oso, but much like Darrington itself, have persevered.
Colleagues praise Oso, Darrington chiefs
The Snohomish County Fire Chiefs Association has penned a letter expressing support for the fire chiefs in Oso and Darrington for their leadership during the response to the March 22 mudslide.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
3 ideas for your weekend, from Darrington to Sequim
Need a break from the rat race? Too much caffeine and not enough kicking back? Get out of town for the weekend.
Mariners to salute residents, rescuers of Oso area
The Seattle Mariners say they will pay tribute to the resilience of the people who live between Arlington and Darrington, as well as volunteers and first responders to the Oso mudslide.
Easy pickings: Bumper crop of blueberries on route to Stilly Valley
When Highway 530 was closed due to the mudslide near Oso this past spring, it shut off the main access to and from markets for farms in Darrington, forcing area farmers to scramble and plan out alternative routes.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Letting kids be kids: Camp Killoqua opens its doors to kids from Oso, Darrington
Sitting in the center, Trent Hebert, 9, a home-schooled kid from the Oso area, visits with boys from other towns at Camp Killoqua while camp leaders prepare to cook a special lunch outdoors.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Oso spirit slides a bit on story of landowner’s pricey demand
You've heard of "Oso Strong." It was the community spirit - the power of a small town doing whatever it takes, together - to dig out and recover from one of the deadliest disasters in state history.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
STEM project to help Darrington students
Youth Outdoor STEM effort said the 21 students chosen for the raft trip all played significant roles in helping those affected by the March 22 mudslide.
In Our View / Emergency Easetment and Ethics: A road paved by community
We all know where the road leads when using good intentions as paving material, but roads built on opportunism don't get us to the right destination either.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Oso landowner drove a hard bargain after mudslide
With Darrington cut off after the Oso mudslide and the state desperate to help, a pair of business partners successfully demanded more than $80,000 to allow cars and trucks to drive along a power-line access road on their undeveloped land, records show.
'A way to give back'
Hannah Hoffman had just returned to Pullman after spring break when she saw the first headlines pop up on the Internet.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Workers continue sifting through debris at site of Oso mudslide
The homes destroyed in the March 22 mudslide at Oso have mostly been removed, and Highway 530 has been reopened between Arlington and Darrington, but work continues at the site where 43 people lost their lives.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Assessed home values on the rise in Snohomish County
If you received a letter recently from the Snohomish County Assessor , chances are it informed you that your home is worth more than it was a year ago.