Monroe

At this conference, kids run the country

Youth and Government program lets young people take on all the roles to run a government.

 

Death-penalty decision delayed for alleged cold-case killer

William Talbott is charged here in the 1987 slaying of a young Canadian couple.

 

Trio boldly steals a bunch of iPhones from a Monroe store

While a woman distracted the clerk, two men walked out the back room with their arms full.

 

Monroe locations among places of possible measles exposure

Officials say four cases were confirmed in a family that hosted a minor who might have exposed others.

No short-term fix for Highway 522 cheaters

The stretch of Highway 522 where the road has yet to be widened, between Paradise Lake Road and the Snohomish River Bridge, is a notorious… Continue reading

On 522, the only thing slower than cars and fish is money

A lawmaker says bottlenecks and habitat-blocking culverts are not getting solved any time soon.

Person with measles was in Everett and Monroe area in June

Snohomish Health District warns that health care providers, restaurants and stores may have been at risk.

They collected 4,676 bags of trash along 445 miles of road

The team of six Litter Wranglers are back at it this year, responding to trashed county roads.

Woman struck, killed while crossing Highway 522 near Maltby

She was crossing the road to retrieve lost items, the State Patrol said.

Monroe man hospitalized after rescue from Skykomish River

Meanwhile, at least five people have drowned this year on dangerous waters.

Last July 4, there were 262 injuries and 83 fires statewide

Two things to know: Where certain fireworks are legal, and a new non-emergency phone number.

Summer Showdown features strong field of drivers

Qualifying for the 7th annual Super Late Models race at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe starts Friday.

Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This seasoned Monroe driver could win on his home track

Lex Johnson aims to be the first Evergreen Speedway regular to win the Summer Showdown.

A fleeing felon put a stolen Jeep to the test — and it passed

During a chase, he rammed his way to freedom, but it was brief. A judge gave him three years.

Monroe woman crosses the finish line for cancer research

but not alone. Carla Stewart was among the participants in the Relay for Life of… Continue reading

Everett defense investigator accused of witness tampering

He allegedly warned an assault victim he could be deported if he testified against gang members.

Fisherman’s body recovered from Skykomish River near Gold Bar

Another man made it to shore. The current had pushed their boat into a rock, capsizing it.

Youth triathlons returning to Monroe

The events on Lake Tye and in the Fryelands Boulevard area are qualifiers for USA Triathlon Nationals.

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.”