Gold Bar

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

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

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

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here
Sky Valley honors its own

Sky Valley honors its own

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

Sky Valley honors its own
Gold Bar firefighter identified as kayaking casualty

Gold Bar firefighter identified as kayaking casualty

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

Gold Bar firefighter identified as kayaking casualty
It’s hard to find a parking spot at Wallace Falls State Park

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.

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

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

What’s in a name? A bit of fun

State foresters can get creative when labeling their timber units.

What’s in a name? A bit of fun
Running from police was the ‘greatest rush’ he’s ever had

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.

Running from police was the ‘greatest rush’ he’s ever had
Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

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.

Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

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

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.

Trump administration halts work on Cascades grizzly plan

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

Hundreds donate to preserve Bridal Veil Falls, Lake Serene

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

Hundreds donate to preserve Bridal Veil Falls, Lake Serene

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

DNR promises to build bridges — and ends up buying three

DNR promises to build bridges — and ends up buying three

After a voided timber harvest, the logging company is reimbursed and officials look for a new plan.

DNR promises to build bridges — and ends up buying three
County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

Flood watches end for Snohomish County

No rain is forecast for the rest of the week.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Landowners along Snohomish, Skykomish rivers invited to forum

The event aims to give people along east county’s waterways a chance to talk about issues.

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