Monroe

Truck falls into Woods Creek after wooden bridge crumples

The driver was not injured when the bridge, just outside Monroe on private property, collapsed.

 

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

 

Monroe School Board to consider moving district headquarters

The board is expected to vote later this month on signing a lease to move administrative offices.

 

A record-breaking year for the Evergreen State Fair

Great weather, new events and increased marketing all contributed to a huge turnout for the fair.

Fisher’s fair scones, a buttery biscuit cake filled with raspberry preserves, on opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Monroe, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Fair scones: The 104-year love affair that will never die

You can make them at home, but Washington’s signature fair food since 1915 tastes better on the midway.

Fisher’s fair scones, a buttery biscuit cake filled with raspberry preserves, on opening day of the Evergreen State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Monroe, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Evergreen State Fair is set to break the attendance record

Monday is the last day visitors can see the animals or take a ride in the carnival area.

Take a peek inside the wacky, wonderful world of ‘NardoLand’

Maltby’s Ron “Nardo” Nardone has spent a lifetime collecting signs, vintage gas pumps and a whole heckuva lot more.

Aloe Blacc brings positive social messages to state fair stage

The singer-songwriter, who caps the fair’s concert series Aug. 30, says he aims to bring diverse people together.

Summer brings blast of heat this week, especially Wednesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting weather in the mid-80s for most of the county.

High-octane entertainment abound during the monster truck show Friday evening at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe on August 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The beginner’s guide to monster trucks at Evergreen State Fair

I’m not exactly your picturesque fan — but I love a good monster truck show, and here’s why.

High-octane entertainment abound during the monster truck show Friday evening at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe on August 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Man wanted in Montana allegedly on methadone in U.S. 2 chase

A $50,000 warrant was issued for his arrest in Montana, where he was in another police pursuit.

Shannahan Cabin becomes first historic site on county list

The building, more than 100 years old, is at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds.

A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Evergreen fair: come for giant squash, stay for lumberjacks

Find classic fair favorites and some new additions at the Evergreen State Fair through Sept. 2.

A crew member works to setup a ride Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Police: Homicide suspect arrested after high-speed chase, fight

The suspect sped off from deputies on U.S. 2, Highway 9 and Bunk Foss Road before being stopped.

Gallery: Finishing touches for the Evergreen State Fair

The annual showcase for Snohomish County rural life (and carnival games, rides and food) is open.

Alt-rockers Switchfoot kick off Monroe fair’s concert series

The band, which sold millions of records in the early 2000s, is back on the road after a hiatus.

Monroe man dead after motorcycle collides with vehicle on U.S. 2

The crash west of Fryelands Boulevard and Roosevelt Road closed the highway in Monroe.

Eight can’t-miss attractions at the Evergreen State Fair

From monster trucks to livestock raised by local youth, this is some of the best stuff at this year’s event.

At Monroe’s other race-car track, drivers aren’t even licensed

The Washington Quarter Midget Association will host an event for drivers as young as 5 this weekend.

A boxer from the 1920s and the story behind Monroe HS mascot

Monroe boxer and lightweight champion Dode ‘Bearcat’ Bercot inspired Monroe H.S. to become the Bearcats.