Gold Bar

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

Search under way for man who reportedly disappeared underwater

Divers and swiftwater rescue teams were searching Saturday evening for a man… Continue reading

Search halted for man who fell into ‘dangerous’ Skykomish River

Searchers were unable to locate a man who reportedly fell into the Skykomish River near Sunset Falls Saturday. Teams searched for more than… Continue reading

EvCC honors graduates present projects

Everett Community College’s 2017 honors program graduates presented their final projects at the college’s honors forum on June 1. Mikayla Black, of Snohomish, composed a… Continue reading

Wanted: Someone to be Gold Bar’s next mayor, council members

Mayor Lee Hodo isn’t seeking re-election this fall but he may be keeping the job anyway. That’s because no one in Gold… Continue reading

Busy weekend for water rescues; 2 missing canoeists safe

Rescue divers and other emergency responders converged on the Skykomish River east of Gold Bar on Monday when two men reportedly were… Continue reading

State sued over timber sale near Wallace Falls State Park

Environmental groups are suing to stop a company from logging a forest next to Wallace Falls State Park, following a state timber auction… Continue reading

Falling boulder kills man near Heybrook Lookout in Index

A 21-year-old man died Friday afternoon after a boulder fell on him near Heybrook Lookout in Index. He and four others were climbing… Continue reading

Railroad work to close a lane of U.S. 2 near Gold Bar

A single lane in either direction of U.S. 2 between Reiter Road and Fir Road is scheduled to be closed from 8… Continue reading

Public meeting planned to discuss Singletary timber sale

The state Board of Natural Resources has planned a public meeting Friday to consider moving ahead with the Singletary timber sale next… Continue reading

Lost hiker found safe near Gold Bar

A 23-year-old man was found safe after he got separated from his hiking group near Gold Bar Monday. He was reported missing… Continue reading

Arlington, Bothell, Index, Stanwood get $2M for parks, trails

Snohomish County has divvied up $2 million in grants to buy land for parks and trails in and around Arlington, Bothell, Index and… Continue reading

Two Gold Bar residential fires may have been caused by smoking

Two recent Gold Bar-area fires may have been related to smoking. Investigators are wrapping up their case in the March 20 fatal… Continue reading

State launches $39M in local road projects with U.S. 2 paving

Eight miles of well-worn pavement on U.S. 2 between Sultan and Gold Bar will be resurfaced this summer. “It has been about 15 years since… Continue reading

Teen skier injured at Stevens Pass is airlifted to hospital

An injured skier was rushed by helicopter to a hospital from Gold Bar on Sunday afternoon. The 15-year-old boy was injured after… Continue reading

Washington Achievement Award winners

The Washington Achievement Award is given each year to schools whose students perform well or show progress over time on state tests. Only schools that… Continue reading

Woman unhurt after escaping fire at her Gold Bar home

A woman narrowly escaped her Gold Bar house after it caught fire Friday morning. Firefighters drove out to the Green Water Meadows… Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly firing gun after an argument

A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment Tuesday evening after reportedly firing a gun to scare someone off his… Continue reading

Man rescues neighbor from burning, smoke-engulfed home

Sean Armstrong was hanging out at home Tuesday afternoon when he smelled something burning. The 27-year-old saw smoke outside. “I heard someone,… Continue reading

Electrocution death ruled an accident

An electrocution death in Gold Bar on March 27 has been ruled an accident, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Tuesday.… Continue reading