Gold Bar

Man dies after being trapped in burning Gold Bar home

A man in his 60s died after he was trapped in his burning home Monday night. A call came in shortly before… Continue reading

Gold Bar, Index fire districts merge under new contract

Two more Snohomish County fire districts are merging. A contract takes effect Wednesday that will combine the management and staff from District… Continue reading

Agreement sets aside 25 acres from planned DNR timber auction

Snohomish County leaders, over objections, convinced the state Wednesday to set aside forest land near Wallace Falls State Park instead of putting it… Continue reading

Darrington group pushes back on North Cascades grizzly plan

Kevin Ashe and Walt Dortch know the importance of grizzly bears. The large, roaming predators’ hunting and foraging habits once helped shape the… Continue reading

Team to plan trail maintenance in Morning Star conservation area

A team has formed to start drafting a trails plan for the state’s largest natural resources conservation area. The state Department of Natural… Continue reading

State Board of Natural Resources rejects Wallace Falls timber deal

A state board on Tuesday turned down a compromise that would have set aside part of a timber harvest to protect trails… Continue reading

Compromise preserves 25 acres at Wallace Falls from logging

Snohomish County’s top elected leaders endorsed a compromise Wednesday that aims to safeguard trail systems at the popular Wallace Falls State Park,… Continue reading

County, cities given nearly $15M for roads projects

The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board recently awarded nearly $15 million to Snohomish County and nine local cities for various transportation projects. Topping the list… Continue reading

5,570 Christmas tree permits sold for Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie forest

Every year, thousands of families visit the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in search of the perfect Christmas tree. As of Thursday, the forest… Continue reading

Gold Bar man charged in wife’s shooting to be evaluated

A Gold Bar man may have been suffering a mental health crisis when he opened fire inside his home last month. The man’s… Continue reading

Skykomish River drowning victim identified

A man who drowned on the Skykomish River last month has been identified as Nicolas G. Dalessio, 33, of Seattle. His Nov.… Continue reading

Man whose boat capsized on the Skykomish River dies

A man who was rescued Saturday after his boat overturned on the Skykomish River has died, according to police. Two men were… Continue reading

Boat capsizes in Skykomish River, one sent to hospital

Fire units from multiple agencies were dispatched shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon after a boat with two men in it capsized… Continue reading

Gold Bar man arrested for allegedly shooting his wife

A Gold Bar-area man was arrested Saturday after allegedly shooting his wife. The 79-year-old woman was hit by two bullets, prosecutors said. Bail… Continue reading

Bridges near Index, Gold Bar to be replaced

In some places around soggy Snohomish County, it’s still a giant log that gets you over a rushing stream of water. Log girders… Continue reading

Gold Bar man allegedly held cockfighting bouts

A Gold Bar man posed for pictures with some of the roosters he allegedly was training to fight to the death. Investigators… Continue reading

Around Snohomish County

Arlington: Cemetery info for genealogists The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society plans to host a presentation by Lynne Bridges about the Arlington Cemetery database. The presentation… Continue reading

Around the County

Arlington: ‘Legally Blonde’ to be staged Arlington High School’s production of the musical, “Legally Blonde,” based on the novel and movie of the same name,… Continue reading

Riders invited to test trails at Reiter Foothills

The State Department of Natural Resources is inviting the public to ride newly completed off-road vehicle trails at Reiter Foothills. Trail users will have an… Continue reading

Riders check out trails at Reiter Foothills

Mike Kash, of Gold Bar, drives his truck over the new trails at Reiter Foothills near Gold Bar on Saturday. Off-road enthusiasts came out to… Continue reading