Gold Bar

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)

Gold Bar woman wins inaugural scholarship

Freestone Capital Management awarded one of its five inaugural Freestone Future Leaders Scholarships to Lily Morgan, who lives in Gold Bar. The 2018 graduate of… Continue reading

Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Imagine 25 miles of non-motorized forest trails

What develops in the Reiter Foothills between Index and Sultan is up for debate.

Brandon Deines (left), of Duvall, rides his ATV with Carl Teunissen (right), of Issaquah, at the Reiter Foothills Forest ORV Trails near Sultan last October. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Learn to protect your house from wildfire at Gold Bar event

As fire season arrives, Fire District 26 is offering tips about preparation and survival.

Big Eddy drowning victim was from Sultan

The body of Joseph R. Pike, 35, was recovered from the Skykomish River east of Gold Bar.

Man’s body recovered from North Fork Skykomish River

The man is believed to be a transient in his mid 30s and from the Gold Bar-Sultan area.

Shannon Dey performs with her handmade hoops on the first day of the Snohomish Farmers’ Market in Snohomish on May 3, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

There’s plenty of hoopla to go around

… and around, and around. Just ask Gold Bar hula hoop creator Shannon Dey Zuanich.

Shannon Dey performs with her handmade hoops on the first day of the Snohomish Farmers’ Market in Snohomish on May 3, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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.