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‘I was melted’: But he survived blast of gasoline-fed flames
A burn barrel accident left Terry Kill, of Gold Bar, with third-degree burns. Now he’s warning others not to repeat his mistake.
In mayor race separated by 38 years, Gold Bar goes with experience
Steven Yarbrough, 60, will lead the city after pulling ahead of 22-year-old Jordan Sears in the election.
UPDATE: U.S. 2 east of Gold Bar has reopened after crash
No serious injuries were reported, which was “unfathomable,” a state trooper reported.
Nearly four decades separate Gold Bar’s mayoral candidates
Jordan Sears, 22, got an early start in politics. Steven Yarbrough, 60, says his opponent “needs more seasoning.”
Gold Bar man airlifted after trying to start fire with gas
The man suffered severe burns after he used gasoline to start a fire in his yard.
Jury finds former Monroe prison guard guilty of child rape
Jason Dominguez, a former Girl Scouts volunteer, did not testify. A jury needed less than three hours to convict him.
Prison guard, Gold Bar PTO president on trial for child rape
Jason Dominguez has been in jail since October 2019. A girl accusing him of rape took the witness stand Friday.
Gold Bar considers home parking permits near Wallace Falls
In the past, parking spilled from Wallace Falls State Park into town. Decals could avoid conflicts.
Sultan police looking for tips after rash of car prowls
On Sunday, the department responded to 20 reports at Sportsman Park and trailheads near Gold Bar.
Burn ban upgraded in Snohomish County: No recreational fires
The ban covers pretty much every city, as well as unincorporated parts of the county.
2 men who died in Skykomish River are identified
Christopher Fox, 54, and Tad Henry, 56, were believed to be camping before they went tubing.
Deaths of two in Skykomish River brings safety to forefront
The men were reportedly not wearing life jackets or helmets when they went tubing Saturday.
Two men drown Saturday near Sunset Falls in Skykomish River
The men, both in their 50s, were from the Seattle and Kirkland areas, authorities say.
Gold Bar fire chief pleads for U.S. 2 traffic help from state
The highway’s long had backups. But now drivers are using apps that take them onto narrow side roads.
Blast took firefighter’s career and an eye, but didn’t stop him
It’s been 20 years since an explosion in a mobile fire training unit injured Gold Bar’s Isaac Howard.
Hiker died of natural causes on Lake Serene trail last month
William Tuttle, 49, was with family at the time. He was from Mountlake Terrace.
Bust nets 247 pounds of meth, golden gun and blind rapper
A muddy 10-acre property east of Arlington was the base of a violent drug ring spanning the West Coast, new charges say.
Mill Creek man accused of DUI, vehicular assault, hit-and-run
He allegedly hit a parked car along U.S. 2 and fled. Four people were injured, including a teenager.
In Gold Bar, it takes a village to build a playground
After a couple months, the community raised about $60,000 to replace aging, cracked equipment.
Cop turned pinup model in Gold Bar charged with $67K fraud
Brenda Cavoretto was injured when a dead body fell on her in 2012. She’s accused of overselling its lasting impact.