Monroe

Stockers of Snohomish named centennial farm family by state fair

At 9 months old, Kamden Stocker can’t quite drive a tractor, but he wants to. With his mom’s help, he can balance on… Continue reading

Memories in the making as Evergreen fair opens (video)

A couple has been selling Stetsons here for 21 years. A grandmother showed her granddaughter around the same fair where she used to… Continue reading

Western Heritage Center changes hands, stays at fairgrounds

The Western Heritage Center, where antique treasures are on display for the public to see and touch, is changing hands. Snohomish County announced… Continue reading

Fair results

4H Rabbits Informational Exhibit Posters: Juniors Champion Charlotte Parry, Everett; Reserve Champion Andrew Bowman, Snohomish; Special Award Addaline King, Gold Bar; Merit Awards Emma Friedrich,… Continue reading

Sammamish Kennel Club holds third competition in Snohomish

Westminster came to the Snohomish Valley this weekend. A purebred pooch parade in the heart of local farm country was no imitation of… Continue reading

New at the fair: 1 morning exclusively for disabled

Butterflies and a morning meant to inspire dreams are among the new highlights at this year’s Evergreen State Fair. The 109th annual fair… Continue reading

A crash, an explosion, a rescue at Evergreen Speedway (VIDEO)

A screeching of tires, a puff of smoke, and a brilliant flash of light that suddenly erupted into a fireball the size of a large… Continue reading

Huerta graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Fernanda Huerta graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Huerta is the daughter… Continue reading

Collegiate honor society inductees

Local residents initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi: Arizona State University: Corrie Wilder, of Bothell, Sarah Blais and Linda Walsh, both of… Continue reading

More National Merit scholars named

The following students were awarded university-sponsored scholarships through the National Merit program: Griffin Thompson, Monroe, University of Central Florida; Ankur Handa, Kamiak, Washington State University;… Continue reading

Monroe has ‘unfinished business’ on the football field

By many standards, the Monroe football team is coming off a very successful season. After all, the Bearcats ended a quarter-century drought by… Continue reading

Photo assignment: Capture the grit and love of local farming

Seven farmers brought cameras into their fields, gardens and homes, capturing hundreds of photographs they later narrowed to three each. The 21 photos… Continue reading

Monroe man gets time served for ‘spanking’ neighbor kids

A Monroe man won’t serve any more time in jail for assaulting 13-year-old twin sisters with developmental disabilities. Snohomish County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

A vintage waterskier catches the new wave — wakesurfing

It looked easy enough. On vacation, I made an attempt at what’s becoming the hottest water sport around. Ever tried wakesurfing? A rider on a… Continue reading

Beer of the Week: Old Rock Whistling Punk, banana hefeweizen

Old Rock Whistling Punk Dreadnought Brewing, Monroe Style: Hefeweizen Stats: 4.9 percent ABV, 8 IBU Available: On tap at the brewery, at the Kegs &Corks… Continue reading

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