Monroe

‘Near-transformative experience’ when students see ‘Hamilton’

Teens from Snohomish County were “blown away” by their day at a Seattle theater.

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out

Many districts are supportive of Wednesday’s planned protest over the Florida school shooting.

U.S. Air Force Airman Everett L. Dunham

Dunham graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Everett Dunham graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Dunham is the son of Colleen… Continue reading

U.S. Air Force Airman Everett L. Dunham

Monroe police chief to retire after 16 years in leadership

He had 30 years of experience in the State Patrol when he took charge of the department in 2002.

State House GOP leader Kristiansen won’t seek re-election

The Snohomish representative from the 39th District has served in the Legislature since 2003.

Hot dog of a food truck pays off for Monroe father-son duo

Jerry and Jake Dixon serve up the dogs from Big Dog’s, a truck that used to lug around tools.

Sexual assault victim was allegedly drugged by former cop

A Snohomish County deputy prosecutor described the allegations as a “long, elaborate ruse.”

Water to be shut off for some homes, districts next week

The pipe closing will affect mainly the Snohomish and Monroe areas.

Expect more snow, ice Friday morning

The slick conditions made for some snarled commutes Thursday, and could do the same later.

3 from county accused of money laundering

The case involves multiple drug-trafficking organizations.

At a funeral Mass for Sister Barbara Geib at St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Thursday, the Rev. Phillip Bloom officiates as police, firefighters, nuns from Geib’s religious order and others listen and take part. Geib, a parish sister at the church, was Monroe’s first police chaplain. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

She was guardian to the guardians, a friend to all

Sister Barbara Geib, a pillar of Monroe Catholic parish and chaplain to first responders, dies at 85.

At a funeral Mass for Sister Barbara Geib at St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Thursday, the Rev. Phillip Bloom officiates as police, firefighters, nuns from Geib’s religious order and others listen and take part. Geib, a parish sister at the church, was Monroe’s first police chaplain. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Garden party theme celebrates 30th Northwest flower show

A number of local gardening experts will be at this year’s Northwest Flower Garden Festival.

EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Man fatally hit by car on U.S. identified

A pedestrian killed after walking on U.S. 2 has been identified as a Monroe man. Scott Barry Larsen was walking on the highway… Continue reading

Monroe-born artist Chuck Close accused of sexual harassment

The National Gallery of Art canceled his show and that of photographer Thomas Roma.

Exploding propane tank burns man near Sultan

One trailer burned and a second one was damaged as more tanks blew up while crews battled the fire.

Man dies after being struck by car on U.S. 2 in Monroe

He was walking on the highway around 7:45 p.m. when the car struck him.