Monroe

Sip wine and browse hundreds of fossils and minerals

FossilEra warehouse in Monroe teams up with Davenport Cellars for wineology and paleontology. (Video)

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.

Monroe Rotary hands out donations to local groups

The Rotary Club of Monroe recently presented two $500 checks. One was given to Darian Caldwell in support of the Snohomish Country Rotaract club and… Continue reading

Man convicted of third-degree child molestation

Kristopher Backman admitted to inappropriately touching his former dance student.

A Democrat and Republican agree: Leave our signs alone!

County Council candidates send a joint message about the theft and vandalism of campaign signs.

Comfort drone: Racing helps relieve combat veteran’s stress

The hyper-vigilance of the battlefield never left him. Flying drones is a healthy escape.

Maddy Brockert, 22, visits Susan’s Youth Center, which is run by Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. The center was named after her mother, Susan Brockert, who was beaten to death by her boyfriend in 2011. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Why don’t abuse victims just leave? That’s the wrong question

Domestic-violence experts say it’s rarely that easy. So police and social workers are reaching out.

Maddy Brockert, 22, visits Susan’s Youth Center, which is run by Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County. The center was named after her mother, Susan Brockert, who was beaten to death by her boyfriend in 2011. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation on Sept. 13 announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high… Continue reading

Cascade-Monroe game will include unique father-son twist

Nathan Mead is the starting center for Monroe, while Jeff Mead is Cascade’s defensive line coach.

Rushing attack a dominant force for Monroe football

Pairing a massive, physical O-line with star RB Isaiah Lewis is a ‘lethal’ recipe for the Bearcats.

For Texas BBQ, look for the school bus at the reptile museum

This husband-and-wife team has been serving up brisket and more for a decade in Monroe.

Get schooled on Texas BBQ at this Monroe restaurant in a bus

Brisket, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and the fixin’s all await you near the Reptile Zoo on U.S. 2.

Definitely not Christmas in July for parched young trees

“I live in Washington. I should not have to water a Christmas tree,” says one grower. But they did.

Faster speeds allowed on Highway 522

The speed limit was lifted to 60 mph between the Snohomish River and Monroe.

Vandals target Monroe mosque with offensive graffiti

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s help to find who spray painted the building.

Community Transit donates vans, buses to nonprofits

Community Transit recently donated 10 vehicles to 12 local community organizations. The vehicles had reached the end of their service life at the agency. Since… Continue reading

Tuesday’s prep stars of the night

Katie Cheng, Jackson soccer Cheng, a sophomore forward/midfielder, registered a goal and dished out four assists as the Timberwolves demolished Mariner 9-0 in the Wesco… Continue reading

Fair food drive yields 29K pounds (none on a stick)

Opening day at the Evergreen State Fair featured a Fair Cares Food Drive, including free admission with the donation of three non-perishable food items per… Continue reading