Officials rule train-pedestrian death an accident

The 37-year-old man was trying to move off the tracks when the train hit him, police say.


Ex-Monroe cop re-arrested after losing sex crime case appeal

He was sentenced to 14 months in prison but was free while trying to get his conviction overturned.


Former Monroe cop loses appeal on sex crimes conviction

Once a highly respected officer, he was found guilty of secretly videotaping his kids’ babysitter.


Train kills man who was trying to get off tracks in Monroe

The conductor said he attempted to stop after sighting the man, who’d been lying on the rails.

Investigation continues into Friday’s U.S. 2 crash

Three people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two people were hurt in an accident on SR2 just east of Monroe around 5:30 p.m. Friday. (Washington State Patrol)

2 injured in crash that blocked U.S. 2

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two people were hurt in an accident on SR2 just east of Monroe around 5:30 p.m. Friday. (Washington State Patrol)

2 injured in 3-car collision south of Monroe

A man and a woman were injured Wednesday after a three-car collision on a highway south of Monroe. A 43-year-old Everett woman was… Continue reading

Masked robber sought after 2 gas-station stickups

He wore a black hoodie, dark clothes and a Guy Fawkes mask — the kind used in the movie “V for Vendetta.”

One of 4 remaining deficient county bridges to be replaced

The Monroe-area bridge will be replaced with concrete. Other replacements await federal money.

Hard work in math is adding up for Sky Valley senior

Frances Scott-Weis is a Running Start student at EvCC who loves solving problems and traveling.

Blisters, rashes, illness: Suit blames chemicals at school

Families are suing Monsanto and the Monroe School District, among others, over years of sickness.

Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

Keith Wagoner will need to run, and win, in this year’s election if he wants to continue serving.

Overnight gusts blow the lights out for 10,000 customers

By Saturday afternoon, electricity had been restored for all but a few hundred households.

Pickup driver held after near-ramming, crash near Monroe

He was allegedly speeding away from a domestic violence incident when he hit another vehicle.

Monroe 2-way star Jerome set to sign with EWU

The lineman plans to ink a letter of intent with Eastern when the early signing period opens Wednesday.

Hospice nurse is honored by March of Dimes

EvergreenHealth nurse James Johnson, whose rounds take him through Snohomish County for hospice care, was named a Nurse of the Year by the March of… Continue reading

Credit union funds school projects

Inspirus Credit Union funded 21 school projects through to mark Giving Tuesday, including three teacher requests in Snohomish County: New reading material, from Dr.… Continue reading

Tualco Grange hands out dictionaries to Monroe third-graders

For the 13th year, members of the Tualco Grange presented dictionaries to every third-grader at each of the Monroe School District’s five elementary schools. New… Continue reading

19-year-old arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault

After hitting another car in a parking lot, witnesses said, the woman tried to drive away.

Monroe School District to put replacement levy on ballot

The money would be used for safety programs, transportation, special education, athletics and more.