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

Man pleads guilty to robbery that left victim clinging to life

The alleged ringleader of a violent robbery in Monroe that left a man clinging to life in 2015 didn’t want to roll the… Continue reading

Monroe High grad who spent time homeless now a Harvard student

There’s a 2003 TV movie called “Homeless to Harvard,” based on the true story of a girl from the Bronx. That is not Ethan Medlin’s… Continue reading

Saturday’s stars of the night

Hunter Beirne, Kamiak girls soccer Beirne, a junior midfielder, scored two goals to help the Knights to a 3-2 win over King’s. Katelyn Gose, Monroe… Continue reading

Combat vet is Monroe VFW Post’s first female elected officer

She earns a living making eyes look pretty, but she’s still the same warrior inside. That’s why Jaymie Weber, 37, an eyelash salon… Continue reading

1 of these 3 nominees will be appointed to 39th House seat

Former state lawmaker Elizabeth Scott, party activist Georgene Faries and Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick are the top choices of Republican Party officers to… Continue reading

Evergreen State Fair Results

Food Contest Nineteenth Raspberry Fruit Spread Jam: First Molly Ottele, Snohomish; Second Jessica Zucati, Monroe; Third Hazel Birrenkott, Snohomish; Fourth Anne Knight, Snohomish; Fifth Davi… Continue reading

Evergreen State Fair sets new record for attendance

The Evergreen State Fair had more visitors this summer than ever before. Throughout the 12-day fair, 350,761 people passed through the gates. That… Continue reading

Former massage therapist sentenced for fondling client

A former Monroe massage therapist said Tuesday he was the victim of a witch hunt. Charles Crawford maintained that he accidentally fondled a… Continue reading

Two taken to hospital after collision on US 2 near Monroe

A head-on collision east of Monroe Sunday night sent two men to the hospital. A 19-year-old Everett woman was driving west on U.S.… Continue reading