Monroe

Man stabbed to death at Monroe apartment identified

Evodio Garcia Martinez, 56, was found dead by his roommates. They were confronted by a man holding two knives.

 

No clear motive in deadly Monroe stabbing, police say

The suspect, 28, was booked Monday into the Snohomish County Jail.

 

Roommates struggle with man after apparent stabbing death

They came home to find one person dead and the suspect, who had two knives and was covered in blood.

 

This little-known therapy is saving limbs and healing wounds

Steve Mataya was told he would lose his foot. Then he discovered hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Monroe.

Monroe High senior is one of the Northwest’s best ski racers

Teegan Lowe, 18, has her sights set on making the U.S national team.

Swords and sorcery in Snohomish, from the minds of children

A group gathers every weekend to play Dungeons & Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game.

He supposedly liked animals — then he let his puppies starve

William Allingham, 30, was responsible for a litter of 10 puppies last April. Half of them died.

Lizzy Stima and her father, Pastor John Stima, outside Dorothy’s House in Monroe. The facility named in honor of John’s mother Dorothy Stima will shelter pregnant women in need. Lizzy will be the facility’s client liaison. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Dorothy’s House to shelter pregnant women needing safe haven

Monroe facility is named in honor of Dorothy Stima, mission director who died of cancer last year.

Lizzy Stima and her father, Pastor John Stima, outside Dorothy’s House in Monroe. The facility named in honor of John’s mother Dorothy Stima will shelter pregnant women in need. Lizzy will be the facility’s client liaison. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Jayme Biendl, 34, was a correctional officer at the Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe.

GOP senator wants death penalty revived for prison killings

Keith Wagoner says capital punishment should be on the table for an inmate who kills.

Jayme Biendl, 34, was a correctional officer at the Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe.
Highway 522 near Paradise Lake Road. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Plan knots together carbon fee, gas tax and new US 2 trestle

A hearing Thursday will give the public a chance to weigh in on a proposed $16 billion road package.

Highway 522 near Paradise Lake Road. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Fire districts in Lake Stevens, Monroe could merge in 2020

Already, they are sharing more resources through a contract — but not staffing and equipment.

State adding medians to US 2 between Snohomish and Monroe

Median barriers will follow in a separate project next year.

Monroe High senior and drum major Thomas Cripe is into music, but his sights are set on pursuing business or law studies at the UW. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe High School senior has music on his mind

Thomas Cripe is a drum major, bass player and Eagle Scout. He’s also looking for some gigs.

Monroe High senior and drum major Thomas Cripe is into music, but his sights are set on pursuing business or law studies at the UW. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Santa’s skiing tradition at Stevens Pass has ended

Don Bryant, 80, has dressed donned the red suit for decades. This season was his last.

Thief stole tools from BNSF, then got truck stuck on tracks

The driver fled, leaving the keys — and blocking the railway for more than two hours.

Man allegedly threatens woman, smashes car window with TV

The Marysville man was found hiding in blackberry bushes by a police dog in Monroe.

Monroe native returns for Christmas benefit concert in Everett

Dakota Neuman will perform holiday classics and his original music at the Historic Everett Theatre.

In Uniform

A collection of news and events about and for active duty military and veterans.

William Earl Talbott II enters the courtroom at the Skagit County Community Justice Center before entering a plea of not guilty for the 1987 murder of Tanya Van Cuylenborg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Mount Vernon, Wash. New DNA technology has led to the arrest of Talbott, 55, in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said. (Charles Biles/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

Judge sets bail at $2.5 million in 1987 double-homicide

The brother of one of the victims urged a judge against releasing William Talbott before his trial.

William Earl Talbott II enters the courtroom at the Skagit County Community Justice Center before entering a plea of not guilty for the 1987 murder of Tanya Van Cuylenborg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Mount Vernon, Wash. New DNA technology has led to the arrest of Talbott, 55, in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said. (Charles Biles/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)