Monroe

Monroe teen’s T-shirt sales bring light to people in Syria

She kept thinking of the children there, alone, scared and in the dark. “That could have been us.”

 

Kamiak, Monroe take home high school musical awards

Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre honored four Snohomish County schools in a Tony Awards-like ceremony.

 

The Drake family poses with Santa in 2017. From left are Jenny, Dylan, Braeden, Zachary and Jerry Drake. (provided by family)

Memorial set for Monroe family killed in cabin explosion

The Drakes had attended Cascade Community Church for about eight years.

 

Monroe creamery recalls goat milk for possible E. coli

As of Thursday afternoon, there were no known illnesses related to the recalled milk.

Vigils planned for Monroe family killed in cabin explosion

One will be in Monroe, where the Drakes lived. The other event will be on Hood Canal, where they died.

Monroe family of 5 died in Jefferson County cabin explosion

The “tragic accident” in Brinnon killed the Drake family, including three children.

Judge orders prison in Monroe to provide Ramadan meals

Several Muslim inmates said officials had refused to do so. A lawsuit led to the court order.

Speed limit changes coming to U.S. 2 in Monroe

Planners hope the changes result in fewer crashes and a safer environment for pedestrians.

Officials identify Monroe man who drowned near Eagle Falls

The body of Junior Silva, 24, was recovered Saturday, after disappearing into the water May 28.

Monroe senior Aly Gutierrez on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Aly Gutierrez was born to perform

She’s eyeing Edmonds Community College, and figures she’ll need a steady job to support her passion.

Monroe senior Aly Gutierrez on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Body of Monroe man recovered from river near Eagle Falls

This is the county’s third drowning in backcountry rivers near waterfalls this year.

Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple

Genetic material was used to find and arrest a suspect in the 30-year-old killings.

Investigators struggling to identify human remains

They announced Tuesday that they are seeking leads from the public.

Honors roll in for Kamiak, Monroe high school musicals

Shows staged by Monroe and Kamiak collect multiple 5th Avenue Awards nominations.

Clinton Foriska

Monroe man wins UW Bothell medal

The recipient of the 2018 University of Washington Bothell Chancellor’s Medal is Clinton Foriska, of Monroe. The medal is presented to inspirational students who overcome… Continue reading

Clinton Foriska

Monroe approves ATVs on city streets, with rules

It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is senior Trevor LaFond at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Senior makes the most of ‘a better learning experience’

Trevor LaFond has left past struggles behind at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe.

This week’s Herald Super Kid is senior Trevor LaFond at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Suspect arrested in 1987 deaths of young couple from BC

DNA and ancestry research led investigators to a 55-year-old SeaTac man, who was jailed Thursday.