Monroe

Teens selected for summer WAS program

Washington Aerospace Scholars is a competitive program for high school juniors from across the state whose academic performance on the WAS Phase One curriculum qualified… Continue reading

Body of missing Gold Bar man found in Skykomish River

The body of a missing Gold Bar man was recovered Thursday from the Skykomish River. Olaf Eriksen, 70, was reported missing Monday. He… Continue reading

Two challenging Low for Snohomish County Council seat

Sam Low is eager to prove he’s listened to constituents with an open mind since he won a short term last fall representing… Continue reading

State sued for fatal crash on 522, the ‘highway of death’

A crash on Highway 522 that killed three people in 2014, including a toddler, has led to two wrongful death lawsuits and allegations… Continue reading

Sultan alum graduates from Air Force basic training

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

State settles prison death lawsuit for $1.5 million

The attack in 2015 was vicious, quick and deadly. Late that May afternoon within the Special Offenders Unit of the Monroe Correctional Complex,… Continue reading

Summer meal programs for low-income kids ready to start soon

Tens of thousands of fruit cups, cracker packs, cheese sticks and cartons of milk were served to children in Snohomish County last summer.… Continue reading

Miller named Outstanding Alumna

Desiree Miller, of Monroe, was named Outstanding Recent Alumna by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Miller is a 2014 graduate of the university. The professional athlete… Continue reading

No charges for Monroe man who texted offer for killing wife

A Monroe man won’t face charges for a text message he sent offering to pay someone $750,000 to kill his wife and the… Continue reading

EvCC honors graduates present projects

Everett Community College’s 2017 honors program graduates presented their final projects at the college’s honors forum on June 1. Mikayla Black, of Snohomish, composed a… Continue reading

Seniors share graduation joy with elementary school visits

A day before graduating from Monroe High School, Ethan Medlin walked back in time. When he leaves for Harvard University in August, he’ll remember one… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace cops help boy get back on a bike

Jack Chalmers was wrapping up the third grade without a bicycle. The 8-year-old’s Spider-Man bike was stolen from outside his home. Kristin… Continue reading

Sultan, Monroe teens highlighted by Rotary

Monroe Rotary Club members on May 17 honored a group of teens from Monroe and Sultan high schools as Students of the Month: Cody Schwindt,… Continue reading

Snohomish County women connect in Coast Guard

Ensign Savanna Fordham, a 2013 Monroe High School graduate, and 1st Class Cadet Megan Rice, a 2011 Snohomish High School graduate, connected this past year… Continue reading

Trial in man’s beating ends with hung jury

A three-week trial ended with a hung jury for an Index man accused of beating another man nearly to death with a baseball… Continue reading

Towns work to blaze a water trail along Skykomish River

Planners are seeking ideas to liven up downtown Sultan and Monroe and better connect them to the Skykomish River. As part of a… Continue reading

Fire district prepares to move to headquarters in Monroe

By early August, Snohomish County Fire District 7 could move to new headquarters in Monroe. The Clearview-based district merged with Monroe’s fire department… Continue reading

Trial continues for man accused of taking part in attack

Testimony continued Friday in the trial of an Index man accused of beating a Monroe man nearly to death in 2015. Jordan Jensen-Green… Continue reading

DECA students back from Anaheim

Several local schools sent teams to the DECA International Career Development Conference, held April 25-30 in Anaheim, Calif. The business and marketing club offers competition… Continue reading

Early morning Monroe crash sends driver to Seattle hospital

A man in his 30s was hospitalized Saturday after a crash along Old Owen Road near Monroe. He apparently drove his car into… Continue reading