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Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 9:48 am
$11,500 donated to help man hurt in Everett crash
HeraldNet - More than $11,500 has been pledged to help a severely injured Darrington man after he was struck by a Snohomish County sheriff's patrol car during a chain-reaction crash in Everett last week. Contributions to help Tom Gillette, 59, have been coming in through an online fundraiser. Read more...
Friday, April 24, 2015 -- 12:33 am
Plan your weekend: Best bets: Spring fair, fishing, beer, plant sales and more
HeraldNet - ... it out here . Go fishing: This weekend is the trout season opener. There are two events for kids, on Saturday in Darrington and on Sunday in Monroe. Get the details in our story here , and see what else is coming up. If you're already big into ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -- 12:55 am
Arlington to offer free full-day kindergarten
HeraldNet - ... have free kindergarten available to all students. Granite Falls started full-day kindergarten this year, Darrington last year and Sultan two years ago, administrators said. Index , the smallest district with nine kindergartners this year, has ... Read more...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 -- 1:11 am
Take a kid fishing: 7 events to introduce the next generation to the fun
HeraldNet - ... of fishing events for kids, including some where adult volunteers can help teach. April 25: Opening day. The Darrington Firemen's Association holds a kid's derby from 6 to 11 a.m. at Fortson Pond 2 for ages 14 and under. Kids need their own gear and ... Read more...
Friday, April 17, 2015 -- 2:53 pm
Calendar of upcoming live music in the area
HeraldNet - ... Club. The Maltby Bluegrass Concert is 7 p.m. April 18 at the club. The Spur Festival: June 26 through 28, Darrington (Bluegrass) Music Park. Whiskey River and other bands. More at www.thespurfestival.com . Summer Meltdown Festival: Aug. 6 through 9, ... Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 12:23 am
The music that unites: Diverse crowd gathers for monthly bluegrass jams
HeraldNet - ... audience, some who earlier performed traditional three-chord bluegrass tunes and some who are down from Darrington just to listen, sit back to let "the boys" have at it. What brings these people - teens, octogenarians, white collar and blue collar - ... Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 2:30 pm
15th Annual Summer Meltdown Festival Lineup Includes STS9, Tycho, Galactic, and Iration
The Stranger - STS9, Tycho, Galactic, Yppah , and Lyrics Born are some of the artists booked to play Summer Meltdown Festival , which recently announced part of the lineup for its 15th annual event, taking place August 6-9 at Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington. Summer Meltdown traditionally focuses on a diverse menu of danceable, rootsy music , featuring artists in the funk, jam-band, reggae, bluegrass, and techno genres. Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 12:19 am
Snohomish public works and WSDOT awarded for post-mudslide road rebuild
HeraldNet - The agencies that hurried to rebuild Highway 530 after the deadly mudslide here, which isolated Darrington from the rest of Snohomish County, are receiving national recognition for their work. The American Public Works Association awarded its first President's Special Recognition Award to Snohomish County Public Works and the state Department of Transportation for the highway rebuild. Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 10:54 am
Summer Meltdown lineup filled with grassroots talent
HeraldNet - ... Tubaluba, A Cedar Suede and the Warren G. Hardings. More bands are to be announced in May. Otherwise known as the Darrington Bluegrass Music Park, the amphitheater near Darrington has on-site camping and is a great home base for outdoor recreation ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 10:04 am
Summer Meltdown Festival Announces 2015 Lineup
Northwest Music Scene - ... take you on a ride." The annual event, which takes place August 6-9 at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington is also pleased to announce new partnerships with local businesses to present the best that the area has to offer ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 9:39 am
Summer Meltdown Announces Initial Lineup
JamBase - The Summer Meltdown music festival is planned for August 6 - 9 at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington. Today organizers announced the initial lineup for the 15th anniversary of the event. Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 12:41 am
Senate panel approves capital budget plan
HeraldNet - ... Arlington Boys & Girls Club, $1 million for the Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club and $296,000 for a skate park in Darrington. Both budgets earmark $5 million to the Marysville School District for replacing the high school cafeteria where a deadly ... Read more...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 9:24 am
'It's all rotten': County repairs bridge to tiny community near Darrington
HeraldNet - About 16 miles outside of town, up a narrow gravel road, a deteriorating bridge crosses the South Fork Sauk River and connects to a small, private community behind a chainlink fence with "No Trespassing" signs. Snohomish County owns the one-lane bridge, the only vehicle access to the Hideout. Read more...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -- 2:46 pm
Last chance to visit Monte Cristo before area closes April 15
HeraldNet - Darrington District Ranger Peter Forbes hikes past the former site of the Monte Cristo Hotel during a hike up the Monte Cristo trail in August, 2012. The area will be closing for clean-up work on April 15. Monte Cristo townsite, a popular hiking destination off of the Mountain Loop Highway, will be off-limits beginning April 15. The area will be closed to allow work to clean up toxic metals that are leftover from mining in the area. Read more...
Monday, April 6, 2015 -- 2:11 am
Campaigner of rare premature aging condition dies at 17
Albany Times Union - ... Post-Intelligencer) Standing just 36 inches tall, Seth is dwarfed by fellow fifth-graders between classes at Darrington Elementary School. Nevertheless, he participates in all regular school activities as best he can, including physical education ... Read more...
Friday, April 3, 2015 -- 7:59 pm
Girl with rare aging condition dies at 17
SFGate - ... at his table every day. Standing just 36 inches tall, Seth is dwarfed by fellow fifth-graders between classes at Darrington Elementary School. Nevertheless, he participates in all regular school activities as best he can, including physical ... Read more...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 12:23 am
To be human and journalist
HeraldNet - ... then went out and cried in their cars." Stevick's part of the team that, one year later, is returning to Oso and Darrington to take the pulse of a community once swallowed by a mountainside. Scott North, a former fellow with the Dart Center for ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 10:27 pm
Prep softball: Darrington 7, Concrete 2
HeraldNet - *No purchase necessary to enter to win. Winner will be selected by a random drawing and will be notified by phone or email. Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 1:03 pm
Community gathers for remembrance ceremony one year after Oso landslide
WICU12 Erie - ... River and Highway 530 before coming to rest nearly a mile away. In the year since, the communities of Arlington, Darrington, and Oso have grown stronger and more resilient, yet some still struggle to come to terms with what happened. "It's been a ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 11:19 am
Tragic Washington Mudslide Leaves Scars One Year Later
Fire Rescue Magazine - ... thoughts and memories are out there every time you head down the valley," said Dan Rankin, the mayor in nearby Darrington. Yet living with the scarred landscape also reminds them of how they tirelessly searched for victims, of their gratitude for ... Read more...



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