New showcase: Sky Valley Corks Kegs Block Party in Monroe

Let’s call it proximity bias. It’s something that brewers around Snohomish County often talk about, referring to local beer drinkers preferring to imbibe on a… Continue reading

Police body cameras bring transparency — and challenges

Eventually it will become muscle memory, like any other part of the job. Wear the badge. Holster the gun. Turn on the camera.… Continue reading

Sno-Isle School Retirees award scholarships

The Sno-Isle School Retirees Association recently awarded two $2,000 scholarships to students who have overcome hardships to continue their studies. After a hiatus from schooling,… Continue reading

Mother of five leads by example by volunteering

Kerry Boone relies on a poster board calendar to keep her family apprised of their busy schedules. Her and husband Nate’s five kids,… Continue reading

2 women get jail in separate cases of theft from nonprofits

Two women with different excuses for stealing from nonprofits, including local parent teacher associations, were sentenced Wednesday to some time in jail. In… Continue reading

Monroe drivers leading local push at Evergreen Speedway’s Summer Showdown

One is the wily veteran racer who’s been a fixture at Evergreen Speedway the past decade, but is reaching heights he’s never reached before. The… Continue reading

Driver in U.S. 2 chase reportedly wanted police to kill him

A Monroe man who allegedly threatened to cut his wife’s throat, doused them both with gasoline and led deputies on a high-speed chase… Continue reading

Man arrested after police pursuit following 911 call from wife

A Monroe man is in custody after a police chase along U.S. 2 that started with a 911 call from his wife. She… Continue reading

Stanwood names Ryan Larsen its interim city administrator

Community development director Ryan Larsen is stepping up to the city administrator job in August. Stanwood Mayor Leonard Kelley recently announced that Larsen… Continue reading

Marysville woman fatally injured in collision is identified

A Marysville woman who died four days after a head-on collision has been identified at Barbara H. Moell. Moell, 87, died of blunt… Continue reading

Marysville woman, 87, dies four days after head-on collision

An 87-year-old Marysville woman died Saturday, four days after a head-on collision that sent two others to the hospital. Police believe the driver… Continue reading

Alcohol suspected in crash that injured 3 on U.S. 2

Alcohol is suspected in a crash along U.S. 2 in Monroe on Tuesday night. Three people were injured, one critically. It happened just… Continue reading

Monroe massage therapist convicted of assaulting patients

A massage therapist was hauled away in handcuffs late last week after a jury convicted him of indecent liberties with a patient. Jurors… Continue reading

Monroe Detective Sgt. Cindy Chessie retires to lead food bank

When there was a major crime to solve, the Monroe Police Department would turn its training center into a war room. Behind those… Continue reading

Boy, 17, hurt in fall by Snoqualmie River; airlifted to Seattle

A 17-year-old boy was taken to a Seattle hospital by helicopter Thursday after he fell off a rope swing along the Snoqualmie River… Continue reading

Fourth of July events

Street fairs, parades and fireworks are planned around Snohomish County to celebrate the Fourth of July. Most events are free, though there might be charges… Continue reading

Family, friends helped save man after heart attack

Dale Reiner was going to spend April 15 with family. The morning started with grandson Connor’s soccer game. The 13-year-old and his dad,… Continue reading

YMCA honors volunteers

The YMCA of Snohomish County honored its outstanding policy, program, youth and financial development volunteers at a special recognition breakfast June 14. Policy Volunteers: Gary… Continue reading

Stanwood city administrator leaving for same job in Monroe

The city’s top administrator announced last week that she is leaving to take a position in Monroe. Deborah Knight has worked as city… Continue reading

Work set to begin on rebuild of two Monroe elementary schools

More than 1,000 elementary students left two campuses this week for the last time before big changes come to the schools. Two projects… Continue reading