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…More
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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…More
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…More
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…More
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…More
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, …More
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,…More