Gold Bar

Gold Bar activist-blogger ordered to reimburse about $78,000

Now disbarred, Anne Block was a prolific public records requester whose lawsuit was dismissed.


Drowning death at Wallace Falls ruled an accident

Sarah Zimmerman, of Bothell, was spotted in the waters below the lower falls around 4 p.m. Tuesday.


La Hacienda closes after report of norovirus-like illnesses

A small number of people had symptoms after eating take-out food prepared by the restaurant.


Woman’s body recovered from Wallace Falls

No one at the park has come forward to report a missing person.

County Council members back off timber-harvest land deal

A property transfer had been planned to protect popular hiking trails near Wallace Falls.

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

Ryan Zinke said he favors re-introducing them to the North Cascades ecosystem.

Sky Valley honors its own

Civic and nonprofit groups in Sultan, Gold Bar, Index and Skykomish gather to recognize volunteers.

Gold Bar firefighter identified as kayaking casualty

Samuel Grafton, a white-water kayaker whose feats dazzled on social media, grew up in Snohomish County.

It’s hard to find a parking spot at Wallace Falls State Park

There’s a study under way on how to tackle that issue and others.

Audit: Some Gold Bar employees are making too much money

Workers can receive raises every other year, but two have received the raises every year.

What’s in a name? A bit of fun

State foresters can get creative when labeling their timber units.

Running from police was the ‘greatest rush’ he’s ever had

A 26-year-old man suspected in at least one Gold Bar burglary was finally caught Thursday.

Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

Keith Wagoner will need to run, and win, in this year’s election if he wants to continue serving.

Body found near Skykomish River

The man is believed to be 44, homeless and known to stay in the area.

Trump administration halts work on Cascades grizzly plan

The U.S. Department of the Interior reportedly ordered an end to work on a key bear planning document.

VFW essay contest winners from Gold Bar

Students recently wrote essays on “What a veteran means to me” for an annual Veterans of Foreign Wars contest. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9417… Continue reading

Westbound U.S. 2 Trestle to be repaved in 2018

It will mark the second year of three years of resurfacing projects from Everett to Skykomish.

Hundreds donate to preserve Bridal Veil Falls, Lake Serene

With that support, a nonprofit expects to purchase land from Weyerhaeuser — after some logging.

Man seriously injured by falling tree in Gold Bar

A man in a small tractor suffered serious injuries when a tree fell on him Friday. The man’s wife found him pinned… Continue reading