Monroe

Roundabout coming to Highway 9 intersection

The Marysville-area highway project is one of several in line for federal funding.

Monroe pharmacy interns serve in Ghana

Earlier this year, University of Washington School of Pharmacy students and EvergreenHealth Monroe Pharmacy interns, Justin Fernando and Marissa Norton, traveled to Ghana for a… Continue reading

Monroe girl is Miss Teen

Monroe High School sophomore Summer Keffeler was named Miss Washington Teen USA at a recent pageant. One of her first steps as winner was to… Continue reading

Leanne Smiciklas, the friendly lady who served customers of her husband’s Old School Barbeque from a schoolbus parked in front of the Reptile Zoo east of Monroe, has died at 64. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

Without her, beloved BBQ hotspot in Monroe can’t go on

Leanne Smiciklas, who ran the now-closed Old School BBQ along Highway 2 with her husband, died.

Leanne Smiciklas, the friendly lady who served customers of her husband’s Old School Barbeque from a schoolbus parked in front of the Reptile Zoo east of Monroe, has died at 64. (Dan Bates / Herald file)

Monroe’s Lewis is The Herald’s 2017 Offensive Player of the Year

The senior running back piled up huge numbers as a breakout star for the Bearcats.

In the front room, known as the Welcome Room, Matthew House Executive Director Linda Paz jumps up from her chair to welcome volunteer Karol Bentley, who was arriving to help in the guest rooms and with family clothing and food supplies. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Matthew House eases family visits to prisoners

“We have people from all over the world in this little house.”

In the front room, known as the Welcome Room, Matthew House Executive Director Linda Paz jumps up from her chair to welcome volunteer Karol Bentley, who was arriving to help in the guest rooms and with family clothing and food supplies. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Monroe’s Canyon Creek, retirement community craft toys for charity

Emerald Heights Retirement Community, Monroe Correctional Complex build hundreds of wooden toys.

Flooding along the Snohomish River to recede today

“The front’s through, so that will allow the rivers to start coming down,” a forecaster said.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

Mobile home collapse kills one person near Monroe

The single-wide fell off its cinder blocks, pinning the person underneath it.

2 men hospitalized after rollover collision on U.S. 2

Two men were taken to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday after a rollover collision on U.S. 2 in Monroe. A couple of… Continue reading

Two victims of separate accidents are identified

The crashes took place Nov. 5 on I-5 and Highway 203.

Man steals Monroe truck to drive home to Spokane, police say

The public works vehicle had been running at a job site when it was taken.

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.

Monroe corrections officer accused of assaulting girlfriend

The couple were arguing, and alcohol was involved, according to the arrest report.

PSE donates to Monroe food bank

Puget Sound Energy recently donated $500 to the Sky Valley Food Bank. The donation will help feed dozens of families, director Carla Stewart said. Send… Continue reading

Stolen jeep bulldozed through parked cars to flee police

The Snohomish Co. suspect already had 6 felony convictions, 18 misdemeanors and 2 active warrants.

One dies, five injured in three-car crash near Monroe

A trooper said a stopped pickup that was rear-ended on Highway 203 was pushed into oncoming traffic.

Gala raises $190K for trauma unit

The EvergreenHealth Monroe Foundation raised more than $190,000 at its annual Blue Jeans & Boots Gala, surpassing its fundraising goal. The event was held Sept.… Continue reading