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An abandoned car sits on flooded Mann Road in Sultan on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.

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County considers raising roads to skirt flooding near Sultan

Ben Howard Road and Mann Road are in line for culverts and elevation gains.


Jack, a missing kangaroo, was found in a Monroe carport Tuesday. (Monroe Police Department)

Missing baby kangaroo in Monroe has been found, police say

Authorities say the animal took off Tuesday morning after being let out of a van for nature’s call.


Looking east toward the U.S. 2 trestle as cars begin to backup on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Everett, Wa. The aging westbound span needs replacing and local politicians are looking to federal dollars to get the replacement started. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A toll? More lanes? Have your say on future U.S. 2 trestle

WSDOT wants to know what people think of the existing highway link and its eventual replacement.


Seattle cop got preferential treatment in prostitution arrest

The officer, who lives in Monroe, also serves as a commissioner for Snohomish County Fire District 7.

County grows ‘no-shooting’ zone after bullet just misses child

The Snohomish County Council voted Wednesday to prohibit shooting in two areas on Monroe’s outskirts.

After bullet nearly hits child, ‘no-shooting’ zone may expand

The Snohomish County Council is weighing the measure for areas on the outskirts of Monroe.

A yellow haze settles over the fiery Pacific Northwest

Meanwhile, the Downey Creek forest fire doubled in size. Relief in the form of rain may be coming.

Police: Man shot in head at Monroe party, expected to live

A suspect has not been identified. Monroe detectives are still investigating and asking for tips.

Man found dead in Snoqualmie River south of Monroe

An empty truck was left running at the Crescent Lake boat launch. An empty boat was recovered upstream.

Cancelled by COVID: Life without the Evergreen State Fair

How losing the county’s largest event affects vendors, students, businesses and local governments.

Food drive to celebrate fair community, despite cancellation

Participants should bring non-perishable goods and decorate their vehicles for the drive-thru event.

Police dog nabs, nips man suspected of burgling smoke shops

Monroe police arrested a man after two smoke shops were broken into Monday morning.

Small hospitals weather the pandemic, but with heavy losses

Another economic shutdown could mean “difficult decisions” for EvergreenHealth Monroe and others.

Some waited months for jobless benefits, and some wait still

Not all 81,000 cases are resolved, but some people finally received thousands of dollars in back payments.

Tulalip Tribes to buy 100-acre salmon habitat near Monroe

The tribes plan to purchase part of what has been known as Reiner Farm, along the Skykomish River.

One dead, three hospitalized after Highway 522 crash

An East Wenatchee woman died after a head-on collision Saturday night in Monroe.

Unusually large flocks of swifts visiting Monroe this summer

Vaux’s swifts, which migrate in spring and fall, are roosting at the Wagner chimney after gorging on insects, a local expert says.

At earlier-defiant Flower World, workers now wear masks

The owner, however, has said he will legally challenge the governor’s order requiring face coverings.

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Eligible residents must live in the Fryelands area and be registered to vote in the district.

COVID-19 test sites headed to Snohomish, Monroe libraries

Each site will offer tests for one day this week. Tests will continue at McCollum Park in Everett.