The barred owl is in the crosshairs. The stark wording on the ballot title for a same-sex marriage vote draws critical attention. And the national press is discovering the surprising fact that Washington might actually elect a Republican governor.
Darrington in northern Snohomish County has had a tough time converting from a timber-based economy to one that relies on tourism and the environment. Now, townspeople feel blindsided by environmental groups who are trying to remove a beloved hiking destination.