Gold Bar

Lost hiker found safe near Gold Bar

A 23-year-old man was found safe after he got separated from his hiking group near Gold Bar Monday. He was reported missing… Continue reading

Arlington, Bothell, Index, Stanwood get $2M for parks, trails

Snohomish County has divvied up $2 million in grants to buy land for parks and trails in and around Arlington, Bothell, Index and… Continue reading

Two Gold Bar residential fires may have been caused by smoking

Two recent Gold Bar-area fires may have been related to smoking. Investigators are wrapping up their case in the March 20 fatal… Continue reading

State launches $39M in local road projects with U.S. 2 paving

Eight miles of well-worn pavement on U.S. 2 between Sultan and Gold Bar will be resurfaced this summer. “It has been about 15 years since… Continue reading

Teen skier injured at Stevens Pass is airlifted to hospital

An injured skier was rushed by helicopter to a hospital from Gold Bar on Sunday afternoon. The 15-year-old boy was injured after… Continue reading

Washington Achievement Award winners

The Washington Achievement Award is given each year to schools whose students perform well or show progress over time on state tests. Only schools that… Continue reading

Woman unhurt after escaping fire at her Gold Bar home

A woman narrowly escaped her Gold Bar house after it caught fire Friday morning. Firefighters drove out to the Green Water Meadows… Continue reading

Man arrested after allegedly firing gun after an argument

A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangerment Tuesday evening after reportedly firing a gun to scare someone off his… Continue reading

Man rescues neighbor from burning, smoke-engulfed home

Sean Armstrong was hanging out at home Tuesday afternoon when he smelled something burning. The 27-year-old saw smoke outside. “I heard someone,… Continue reading

Electrocution death ruled an accident

An electrocution death in Gold Bar on March 27 has been ruled an accident, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Tuesday.… Continue reading

Man burned in mobile-home fire near Gold Bar

A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-alarm house fire Tuesday near Gold Bar. The man was described as being in his… Continue reading

Gold Bar man killed in fire identified, cause under investigation

A man who died in a house fire in Gold Bar last month was identified Sunday as Richard D. Olson, Jr., 68.… Continue reading

Gold Bar fire that killed man remains under investigation

A fatal fire in Gold Bar on March 20 remains under investigation. The name of the man who died had not been… Continue reading

Council OKs making request for Wallace Falls land transfer

The Snohomish County Council gave the go-ahead Monday to a land transfer to preserve trails and scenery near Wallace Falls State Park, but… Continue reading

Man electrocuted by downed power line in Gold Bar

A man died after he came in contact with a downed power line in Gold Bar on Monday evening. People in the… Continue reading

Audit again finds problems with Gold Bar’s finances

State auditors found problems with how Gold Bar’s finances were reported in 2015. An audit looking at financial records found the city’s… Continue reading

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

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

Darrington group pushes back on North Cascades grizzly plan