Gold Bar

Charges: Gold Bar council member had child porn, meth

Brian Diaz, 47, ran unopposed in 2017. He resigned when he was charged with possessing child porn.


Deputy, truckers and a sandwich save a dog in the snowstorm

A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy saw a German shepherd, sick and starving, near Gold Bar.


Seattle man who died while kayaking on Skykomish River ID’d

Richard W. Timpson, 31, drowned while going through the Boulder Drop rapids.


Man dies kayaking through Boulder Drop rapids near Gold Bar

His companion attempted CPR for a half hour before hiking a mile to get a cellphone and call 911.

Palm-sized piece of human skull found in Skykomish River

Facial X-rays could be one of few ways to connect it to a missing person.

Gold Bar WWU student accused of racist, homophobic vandalism

He was arrested and booked Sunday for investigation of residential burglary.

Republicans look to keep grip on seats in 39th District

Concerns about roads, water and gun rights dominate the candidates’ conversations on the campaign trail.

A Berniecrat win on Trump turf may not be too far-fetched

Democrat Ivan Lewis is battling Republican Robert Sutherland, and history, in the 39th district.

Couple arrested in connection to child abuse, death in Utah

A 2-year-old was reportedly killed by the mother’s boyfriend. They were hiding in Gold Bar.

Editorial board interview: 1st Congressional District

In this video, the Herald opinion editor questions U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene and challenger Jeffrey Beeler.

Sutherland counting on the ‘R,’ not the green, to win House

The GOP candidate has raised little money, and state House Republicans don’t have much to help him out.

Gold Bar crews faced blasting heat fighting California fires

“The fire takes what it wants, and it leaves what it wants,” Assistant Fire Chief Ernie Walters said.

Fallen Japanese soldier’s flag, found in Gold Bar, comes home

The VFW has returned “an olive branch” to the family of a soldier who died in the Pacific Theater.

Crews continue searching for hiker missing near Vesper Peak

A helicopter and boat crew were working the area on Friday, the sheriff’s office said.

Parking fixes, trail upgrades on itinerary at Wallace Falls

A state parks meeting on Wednesday aims to fine-tune ideas for the popular hiking spot.

Monroe man hospitalized after rescue from Skykomish River

Meanwhile, at least five people have drowned this year on dangerous waters.

Sultan man identified as victim in Skykomish River drowning

The man, 54, set out fishing with a friend. The boat capsized east of Gold Bar, according to police.

Fisherman’s body recovered from Skykomish River near Gold Bar

Another man made it to shore. The current had pushed their boat into a rock, capsizing it.

Lily Morgan graduated June 9 from Sultan High School. She lives in Gold Bar and is headed to Seattle Pacific University. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

She wants to study business at SPU — and to help the homeless

Lily Morgan, a Sultan High grad, was involved in almost every club at school, plus sports.

Lily Morgan graduated June 9 from Sultan High School. She lives in Gold Bar and is headed to Seattle Pacific University. (Dan Bates / The Herald)