UPDATE: Good Samaritan seriously injured while helping crash victim on SR 522

Story updated on March 20, 2014 Note: Very few details about this story were known Tuesday & Wednesday. Until this updated story, there had been no news of an injured Good Samaritan.  Many new details appear in this story. (Snohomish) A Monroe woman was seriously injured as she rendered aid to another motorist on SR… Continue reading UPDATE: Good Samaritan seriously injured while helping crash victim on SR 522

The slippery slope that is Lowell-Larimer Road

Fallen trees on Lowell-Larimer Road. March 10, 2014.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS COMMENTARY (Snohomish County) I’m no geologist.  Certainly not an engineer, either. But a simple eyeball test nearly screams that it’s only a matter of time before a significant chunk of hillside crashes down upon Lowell-Larimer Road. Worse yet, a slide could extend toward houses just across the road. That possibility is certainly… Continue reading The slippery slope that is Lowell-Larimer Road

Rising water forces closure on Old Snohomish Monroe Road

Old Snohomish Monroe Rd closed on March 9, 2014

B-Roll:  Old Snohomish Monroe Rd closure (Snohomish, WA) Standing water on Old Snohomish Monroe Road resulted in the road’s closure Monday evening. Several inches of water stretched across the road near the Pilchuck River crossing. The roadway beneath a railroad bridge was the apparent reason for concern. Beyond90Seconds.com streamed live from the area; first from… Continue reading Rising water forces closure on Old Snohomish Monroe Road

Neighbor stunned that “sweet, old guy” allegedly fired gunshots

(Gold Bar, WA)  Shots were fired indoors at a property along U.S. 2 early Friday evening, briefly closing the highway. Initial news reports provide scant information, but say the shots were fired inside a house. It’s clear that investigators are also interested in a business located next to that house: Rightway Auto. Several law enforcement officers… Continue reading Neighbor stunned that “sweet, old guy” allegedly fired gunshots