Gold Bar

Body of woman found in river near Wallace Falls identified

Alisonstar Molaf was hiking with a friend when they were separated Friday, authorities say.

 

Body of woman, 25, found near Wallace Falls Saturday

The woman was reportedy hiking with a friend the day before when the pair got separated, authorities say.

 

Police: Driver was drunk when he killed pedestrian on U.S. 2

Christopher Kelly, 49, of Gold Bar, is being investigated for vehicular homicide in the death of Martin Milburn, 60, of Sultan.

 

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Pedestrian hit, killed by car on US 2 in Gold Bar

A man was walking on the highway’s shoulder when he was struck by westbound car. The driver was arrested.

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Jesse Spitzer (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Sultan man wanted in Washington, Idaho arrested in Montana

Jesse Spitzer, 30, is accused of multiple thefts and was on the run from law enforcement for a week.

Jesse Spitzer (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Jesse Spitzer (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Wanted man fled from Gold Bar to Idaho, police say

Jesse Spitzer, 30, who has a history of violence against officers, is wanted for felonies in two states.

Jesse Spitzer (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Resident escapes burning trailer near Gold Bar

Nobody was injured in the fire Saturday, but the home was destroyed.

Terry Kill with his wife Twyla Kill at there home in Gold Bar on November 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘I was melted’: But he survived blast of gasoline-fed flames

A burn barrel accident left Terry Kill, of Gold Bar, with third-degree burns. Now he’s warning others not to repeat his mistake.

Terry Kill with his wife Twyla Kill at there home in Gold Bar on November 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jordan Sears (left) and Steven Yarbrough.

In mayor race separated by 38 years, Gold Bar goes with experience

Steven Yarbrough, 60, will lead the city after pulling ahead of 22-year-old Jordan Sears in the election.

Jordan Sears (left) and Steven Yarbrough.
A semi truck head-on crashed with a passenger vehicle on U.S. 2 on Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2021. (Washington State Patrol)

UPDATE: U.S. 2 east of Gold Bar has reopened after crash

No serious injuries were reported, which was “unfathomable,” a state trooper reported.

A semi truck head-on crashed with a passenger vehicle on U.S. 2 on Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2021. (Washington State Patrol)
Jordan Sears (left) and Steven Yarbrough.

Nearly four decades separate Gold Bar’s mayoral candidates

Jordan Sears, 22, got an early start in politics. Steven Yarbrough, 60, says his opponent “needs more seasoning.”

Jordan Sears (left) and Steven Yarbrough.

Gold Bar man airlifted after trying to start fire with gas

The man suffered severe burns after he used gasoline to start a fire in his yard.

Jason Dominguez (left). (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Jury finds former Monroe prison guard guilty of child rape

Jason Dominguez, a former Girl Scouts volunteer, did not testify. A jury needed less than three hours to convict him.

Jason Dominguez (left). (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)
Mark Bond, a retired Snohomish County sheriff's deputy, looks over evidence with deputy prosecutor prosecuting Martina Wong, right, Friday morning during the trial of Jason Dominguez at the Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prison guard, Gold Bar PTO president on trial for child rape

Jason Dominguez has been in jail since October 2019. A girl accusing him of rape took the witness stand Friday.

Mark Bond, a retired Snohomish County sheriff's deputy, looks over evidence with deputy prosecutor prosecuting Martina Wong, right, Friday morning during the trial of Jason Dominguez at the Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The site of a new development along May Creek Road next to the entrance of Wallace Falls State Park on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 in Gold Bar, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Gold Bar considers home parking permits near Wallace Falls

In the past, parking spilled from Wallace Falls State Park into town. Decals could avoid conflicts.

The site of a new development along May Creek Road next to the entrance of Wallace Falls State Park on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 in Gold Bar, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sultan police looking for tips after rash of car prowls

On Sunday, the department responded to 20 reports at Sportsman Park and trailheads near Gold Bar.

2 men who died in Skykomish River are identified

Christopher Fox, 54, and Tad Henry, 56, were believed to be camping before they went tubing.

Mark Mulligan / The Herald
Sunset Falls cascades down past the existing fish ladder along the Skykomish River east of Index, February 4, 2014.
Photo taken 20140214

Deaths of two in Skykomish River brings safety to forefront

The men were reportedly not wearing life jackets or helmets when they went tubing Saturday.

Mark Mulligan / The Herald
Sunset Falls cascades down past the existing fish ladder along the Skykomish River east of Index, February 4, 2014.
Photo taken 20140214

Two men drown Saturday near Sunset Falls in Skykomish River

The men, both in their 50s, were from the Seattle and Kirkland areas, authorities say.