Gold Bar

$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

Sick of bomb threats, judge locks man up

When Joseph Lee Bernritter threatened to bomb the White House in an Internet chat room a year ago, somebody suggested the Gold Bar man should… Continue reading

Deputy a one-man ‘CSI’ unit

GOLD BAR - On television, police detectives always find fingerprints, and 60 minutes later, they’ve solved the case. “In reality, that’s not what happens,” sheriff’s… Continue reading


Seminar helps military retirees Military retirees from all branches of the U.S. armed services and their spouses are invited to a free seminar from 8:30… Continue reading

This week’s public meetings

Arlington City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, Arlington Police Department, 110 E. Third St. * Island County Board of Commissioners, 9:30 a.m. Island County Law… Continue reading

Councilman facing two rookies

GOLD BAR - Two political newcomers are competing with an incumbent councilman for a seat on the Gold Bar City Council in the all-mail primary… Continue reading

This week’s public meetings

Monday Lake Stevens City Council workshop, 7 p.m., Lake Stevens School District administration building, 12309 22nd St. NE. Lynnwood City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers,… Continue reading


You can dispose of flood waste free The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross, 2530 Lombard St. in Everett, has been designated as… Continue reading

Woman befriended strangers, collected angels

Marcella Christensen knew how to stretch a bill at Angel of the Winds in Arlington. Push a slot machine button, chat, push a button, chat.… Continue reading