Gold Bar

Skykomish residents open homes to snowbound drivers on US 2

The snow is mostly done falling in Snohomish County, but the chill lingers on.

 

One bullet, one unanswered question in Skykomish shooting

Brandt Stewart was shot once in the head on a logging road. His sister wants to know why.

 

Suspect arrested in murder of man found dead near Skykomish

The suspect fled to California. He’s accused of killing Brandt Stewart, 34, of Snohomish County.

 

Troopers investigating if alcohol played role in fatal crash

A Gold Bar man died in the crash that happened on U.S. 2 early Wednesday morning.

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold

You don’t have to camp in a tent. There are more comfortable ways to enjoy the quiet joys of winter.

An annual tradition: Local fire crews fight California blaze

Firefighters from agencies throughout Snohomish County have made it back home, “safe and sound.”

Explore more than 100 Washington state parks at new website

It takes you to beautiful parks you probably never heard of, with panoramic photos and more.

And so it begins: Water floods some Snohomish County roads

Flood warnings in Snohomish, Arlington, Monroe, Silvana and Sultan in effect until Tuesday night.

Monroe prison guard, ex-scouts volunteer accused of child rape

Jason Dominguez, 34, was arrested after a girl’s mother found sexual messages on her daughter’s Facebook.

Contested timber cut takes new shape near Gold Bar

DNR wants to auction timber next to Wallace Falls State Park. Environmental groups still aren’t sold.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

No one wanted this seat on Gold Bar council. Now two do

Incumbent Kendall Wallace and ex-councilman Jay Prueher filed to run during special sign-up period.

Get ’er done: Volunteers in Startup save town’s historic gym

A four-year effort turned a dilapidated building into an events center that’s the pride of the community.

Partial skull bone found last year belonged to Gold Bar man

Daniel Cleveland went missing in 2017. Now, DNA shows part of his skull was found in the Skykomish River.

Gold Bar embraces ATVs on city streets, Snohomish may follow

Darrington, Granite Falls, Stanwood, Sultan and Monroe already allow the vehicles.

Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

Last chance to comment on changes for Wallace Falls

Updates for the state park could include an additional parking lot and a new approach to the falls.

Water cascades down the Lower Falls near the Woody Trail at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar on Sept. 17, 2015. A nearly six mile round-trip to the park’s Upper Falls offers hikers an array of vistas on a well maintained trail. (Ian Terry / Herald file)

For 50 years, Zeke’s off US 2 has served delicious burgers

It’s been a popular pit stop in Gold Bar for skiers and hikers, and the same family still runs it.

For vets and military families, this is ‘a respectful weekend’

To them, Memorial Day isn’t about shopping or picnics. It’s about remembering and making a difference.

Running wild: Healed from injuries, a bear roams free again

She suffered pelvic fractures in December. Wildlife officers released her in the Cascades this week.

Three US 2 repaving projects could bring lengthy delays

Summer brings the season of repaving and repairing. Here’s a list of WSDOT work for Snohomish County.

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