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December 19, 2013 at 11:06 AM

Residents digging out after Index-area mudslide

The Associated Press INDEX — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says workers continue to remove debris from a mudslide that blocked a road near Index Tuesday night, isolating some homes. Spokeswoman Shari Ireton says cars are being allowed through one at a time on Mount Index River Road, so residents are no longer isolated. There are about two…

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December 18, 2013 at 10:05 AM

UPDATE: Mudslide blocks road near Index

Update at 12:55 a.m.: | The sheriff’s office says one lane is now open and a few residents are still without power. Original post:| A mudslide overnight has blocked a road near Index, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said this morning. The sheriff’s office received word around midnight that a mudslide had blocked Mount Index River Road between the 50300 and…

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July 27, 2013 at 11:20 AM

Injured hiker rescued at Snohomish County mountain lake

A hiker who suffered a severe leg injury at Blanca Lake near the town of Index, Snohomish County, was taken by helicopter to a hospital Friday. Before emergency medical responded, off-duty nurses who were in the rugged mountain area bandaged the man’s open leg fracture. The Index, Gold Bar and Skykomish fire departments and Search and Rescue…

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December 12, 2012 at 11:33 AM

Driver positively identified in August fatal hit and run in Index

Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives have confirmed the driver involved in a fatal hit and run on Aug. 4 in Index. The victim, Stacey Broyles, 47, of Index, was walking along  Index-Galena Road with his dog when they were struck by a vehicle, which left the scene, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Broyles was taken to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, where he…

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September 2, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Everett hiker found dead in Cascade foothills near Index

Search crews found the body Sunday of a 30-year-old Everett man who had become separated from his brother during a hike Saturday in the Cascade foothills east of Index. The two men were hiking to Lake Simms along a primitive, fishermen’s trail.  The hiker who made it back to the trailhead called for help when his  brother…

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August 14, 2012 at 4:09 PM

Driver in fatal Index hit and run comes forward

The driver of a vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed an Index man and his dog earlier this month has come forward, according to Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators have seized the driver’s vehicle and are still investigating the accident, according to a news release. At about 11 p.m. Aug. 4, …

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August 7, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Driver sought in fatal hit-and-run in Index

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help as it searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed an Index man and his dog late Saturday night. The victim, 47, was walking east with his dog in the 50700 block of Index-Galena Road around 11:15 p.m. when they were struck head-on by a vehicle,…

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