Snohomish County

Snohomish County Search and Rescue warns Mt. Pilchuck not an easy day hike right now

Trail above the snow line at Mt. Pilchuck.  Photo courtesy of Erin Melton (via the Washington Trails Association).

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit warns the public that current conditions on Mt. Pilchuck are difficult for those who aren’t well-trained and well-equipped.

Search and Rescue personnel and volunteers have responded to four rescues from June 8th to June 12th. Two of the people rescued had serious injuries.

Community Transit offering free vehicles to Snohomish County non-profits

Ten surplus vehicles offered to Snohomish County non-profit organizations. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Community Transit will be awarding ten surplus vehicles to Snohomish County non-profit organizations to help meet local transportation needs.

The Van GO program was established in 2000 after Community Transit was forced to cut service when the state eliminated motor vehicle tax funding for transit.