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Saturday, July 4, 2015 -- 7:29 pm
Sultan woman receives her high school diploma on her 100th birthday
The Columbian - Doris Hill Jelinek would have graduated from Sultan Union High School in 1935. But, like many women of the era, she did not continue her education after she met her husband. Read more...
Saturday, July 4, 2015 -- 9:01 am
Sultan woman receives high school diploma on 100th birthday
KOMO News - A 100th birthday party here doubled as a high school graduation ceremony. Doris Hill Jelinek would have graduated from Sultan Union High School in 1935. Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:30 am
Kids summer lunch program expands to Everett
HeraldNet - Food Lifeline, a Shoreline-based nonprofit that works to get food - that would otherwise be wasted - to local food banks, has expanded its Kids Cafe summer meals program to Everett. Sultan and Gold Bar also have the program, which aims to bring food to kids who might not have access to meals during the summer. Read more...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 6:34 pm
Officials ask residents to forgo fireworks, but no new bans in place
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - Sky Valley citizens have reached out to elected officials in both Sultan and Monroe asking about the possibly of banning fireworks. This year's exceptionally dry weather conditions have given many residents cause for concern. Read more...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 12:15 am
Never too late to graduate: Doris Hill Jelinek receives high school diploma on 100th birthday
HeraldNet - Doris Hill Jelinek would have graduated from Sultan Union High School in 1935. But, like many women of the era, she did not continue her education after she met her husband. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 6:43 pm
Be safe if using fireworks this Independence Day
Mukilteo Tribune - ... Snohomish County: fireworks are not allowed to be set off for New Year's Eve or the rest of the calendar year. Sultan and Monroe allow fireworks for the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve holidays. Among Snohomish County cities, fireworks are banned ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 10:44 am
Firefighters win in battle
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - There was heavy action at third base during the Battle of the Badges game between Snohomish County police officers and firefighters in Sultan on Sunday, June 28. Read more...
Sunday, June 28, 2015 -- 12:11 am
Guest commentary / Housing: Helping homeless less costly than criminalizing them
HeraldNet - It was Aug. 20, 2013, and I had just gone to sleep for the night on a bench off U.S. 2 in Gold Bar outside the gas station. I slept with one eye open, because I worried an officer would drive by and arrest me. Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 8:34 pm
75-year-old takes on millennial for city council race
USA Today - 75-year-old takes on millennial for city council race More than 50 years of age separates two city council candidates in Sultan, Washington. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1NcQO27 Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 10:11 am
Gold Bar remains one of few all-volunteer fire stations
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... staffed 100 percent with volunteers, some consider departments like Snohomish County Fire District No. 26 in Gold Bar to be a dying breed. But longtime Gold Bar Fire Chief Eric Andrews continues to make it work by providing opportunities for his ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 10:11 am
Family loses home in Gold Bar fire
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - Firefighters from Gold Bar, Sultan, Monroe and Index responded to the two-alarm fire that occurred at approximately 4 p.m. on June 18. The fire, which started in the kitchen, rapidly spread up through the cabinets, walls and into the attic. No one was injured in the blaze, which was under control within 30 minutes of the fire department's arrival. Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 12:33 am
Highway 2 is melting: Heat and heavy traffic take a toll on chip seal
HeraldNet - ... be repaved. The chip seal was applied as a temporary fix along nearly eight miles of U.S. 2 from east of Monroe to Gold Bar. But the hot weather and heavy traffic during the weekend of June 7 caused a failure of the seal, said Chris Johnson, a WSDOT ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -- 12:32 am
Hiker with broken leg rescued at Wallace Falls
HeraldNet - ... trail, in a shallow part of the falls, attempting to jump from one rock to another rock about 10 feet farther down, Gold Bar fire Lt. Brandon Vargas said. 'He made that jump and the rock is pretty slippery down there,' Vargas said. 'When he landed, ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 12:58 am
In Our View / Wildfire prevention: Dona t let it all go up in smoke
HeraldNet - ... and other structures. It's a practice that more in Western Washington also are having to consider. Firefighters in Gold Bar are advising area property owners to create defensible spaces to provide enough separation if wildfire approaches, as Herald ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 -- 3:37 pm
Robert Dunseth
Glasgow Courier - ... June 18, at 1 p.m. at the Bell Mortuary in Glasgow with Jim O'Guin officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Sultan, Wash. He was born to Frank and Marian (Stenger) Dunseth July 28, 1933, in Clarkston, Wash. He graduated from Charles ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 10:00 am
Local officer dedicates time to fallen brethren - Monroe Monitor
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... smoothly than it did 20 to 30 years ago." An accomplished bagpipe player, Johnston plays at local ceremonies, such as Sultan's Veterans Day Ceremony and Sky Valley Relay for Life. He was a member of the Greater Seattle Police Pipe Band, a pipe band ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 9:41 am
Volunteers needed for ATV work party
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a volunteer ATV work party in the Reiter Foothills area near Gold Bar. The two-day event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28. Volunteers will help ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 9:39 am
Local fire departments loan life jackets - Monroe Monitor
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... of expensive family outings, as life jackets can be costly to purchase. Loaner life jackets are also available at the Sultan Fire Department (304 Alder Ave.), near downtown Sultan. People planning on boating down the river are welcome to drop off ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 9:38 am
Sultan Education Foundation continues its focus on the kids
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... School (13715 310th Ave S.E.) softball fields. All are welcome to attend to watch firefighters from both Sultan and Gold Bar battle it out against law enforcement officers from Snohomish and King counties. All Battle of the Badges law enforcement ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -- 12:35 am
Gold Bar firefighters help residents prepare for wildfire protection
HeraldNet - In the event of a fast-moving, wind-driven wildfire, there isn't much the local fire department can do to protect your home. With Western Washington on tap for a hot, dry summer, Gold Bar firefighters are urging homeowners to take precautions sooner rather than later. Read more...



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