Gold Bar

Free wood-chipping: Reduce fire risk, protect air quality

Instead of starting a bonfire, take your brush to one of three wood-chipping events.

 

2 timber harvests planned near Gold Bar recreation areas

The state will cut more than 400 acres next to Wallace Falls State Park and in the Reiter foothills.

 

Even in U.S. 2 towns with 0 virus cases, rural economy reels

East Snohomish County had just weathered a bad winter storm, when COVID-19 gutted the recreation-based economy.

 

Virus humbles once-thriving restaurants in Snohomish County

Grace Correa lost her marriage, home and business. She invested in a new restaurant. Then came COVID-19.

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

The 36th Avenue West project started a few years ago and is on schedule to wrap this spring.

Inundation: Flood water ‘higher than we’ve seen in years’

Road closures were numerous after days of rain raised the Snohomish, Skykomish and Stillaguamish rivers.

County Council backs contested timber harvest near Gold Bar

The state Department of Natural Resources trees could go to auction by May, with road work soon after.

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.

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