Gold Bar

Hiker rescued after 50-foot fall at Wallace Falls

A hiker suffered minor injuries Friday after falling over the lower falls at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar. The hiker,… Continue reading

Gold Bar should have mayor by November

Gold Bar will get a new mayor later this year after months of nobody wanting the job. Three people, including a woman who quit the… Continue reading

Take a beautiful (if icy) hike to Lake Serene

The trip to Lake Serene has everything you could want in a hike. There are waterfalls, views of towering peaks and beautiful mossy forests. There’s… Continue reading

One stolen car case, explained

A few weeks ago, we rode along with the Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force. It was a quiet day for them, but here’s how… Continue reading

One killed in crash on U.S. 2 near Index

One man died and four other people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 near Index.… Continue reading

Gold Bar mayoral candidates want to buttress city finances

The two candidates running for mayor here said that if elected, they’d like to shore up the city’s finances. Elizabeth LaZella and… Continue reading

Gold Bar food firm’s license suspended

A Gold Bar canning company that cans and jars products from small farms has had its food-processing license suspended after ongoing sanitation problems, according to… Continue reading

Coalition’s tireless battle to make U.S. 2 safer is paying off

The highway has been his livelihood and his nemesis. It has taken four close friends he admired — his former administrative aide and… Continue reading

$3.8 million grant to help 3 cities finish roads projects

Three east Snohomish County cities have received $3.8 million in state grant money to complete road improvements, including money for a project intended… Continue reading

Front Porch: Santa Claus is coming to Gold Bar

The city is holding its annual holiday festivities with a lighted parade at 5 p.m. today. The parade starts and ends at the Gateway Park… Continue reading

39th District House candidates focus on education spending

Candidates seeking a state House or Senate seat in the 39th district say they’ve set their sights on improving mental health care, reducing drug abuse… Continue reading

Man admits White House threats

A Gold Bar man who posted threats online about bombing the White House pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony in Snohomish County Superior Court. Joseph… Continue reading

Man found dead hours after truck leaves remote road

GOLD BAR - A man died after his four-wheel-drive pickup apparently lost control and plunged off a rugged road in eastern Snohomish County. A Snohomish… Continue reading

Local Briefly

Everett man, 18, injured in brawl at Silver Lake EVERETT - An Everett man was hurt Saturday night in what police believe was a fight… Continue reading

Today’s public meetings

Arlington Park, Arts and Recreation Commission, 7 p.m., City Hall, 238 N. Olympic Ave. * Curriculum Materials Committee, Snohomish School District, 4 p.m., Resource and… Continue reading

Where fireworks are allowed

With fireworks stands open, fire officials are urging people to use fireworks responsibly and safely. In 2006, 1,001 fireworks accidents were reported to the state… Continue reading

Gold Bar twins love football, but not same team

Twins Ian and Isaac Cooper have lots in common beyond genetics. Eighth-graders from Gold Bar, both play football at Sultan Middle School. Isaac’s a quarterback,… Continue reading

Father accused of sexual abuse of 3 daughters

A 28-year-old father was arrested Tuesday and accused of raping and molesting his daughters, Mountlake Terrace police said. Detectives learned the man,… Continue reading

Where fireworks are allowed for holiday

With fireworks stands open, fire officials are urging people to use fireworks responsibly and safely. In 2006, 1,001 fireworks accidents were reported to the state… Continue reading

Two in fire crew OK after accident

WENATCHEE - Two Snohomish County firefighters escaped serious injury Sunday after a water bucket dangling from a helicopter smashed into their truck while they battled… Continue reading