Monroe

Miners not seriously hurt in mudslide

They were trying to free stuck machinery when hundreds of cubic yards of mud broke free.

Body of Monroe woman found near Cedar Ponds Lake

The 22-year-old fell over the waterfall south of Sultan nine days ago, the sheriff’s office said.

It’s apparently a habit: Steal car, flee police, crash — repeat

A Gold Bar man is charged yet again, this time involving a crash that closed U.S. 2 in March.

Hannah Ganashamoorthy practices on the hurdles Wednesday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on April 18, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Monroe freshman phenom is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ athlete

Hannah Ganashamoorthy, 15, is already one of the top-ranked track-and-field athletes in the state.

Hannah Ganashamoorthy practices on the hurdles Wednesday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on April 18, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Rising water levels hinder search for missing Monroe woman

The search will continue once the water drops down to a safe level, according to Lt. Ian Huri.

State DECA winners qualify for international competition

The DECA State Career Development Conference was held March 1-3 in Bellevue. Several local students finished in top spots and qualify to join nearly 19,000… Continue reading

1 person sent to hospital after crash on U.S. 2

Three vehicles were damaged and the highway was closed in both directions as troopers investigated.

DNA analysis conjures the possible face of a 1987 killer

Police hope it breaks open the cold case of a Canadian couple whose bodies were found in Washington.

Snohomish County PUD scraps Skykomish River hydroelectric dam

The proposed Sunset Fish Passage and Energy Project had been controversial since 2011.

This doctor knows the struggle of addiction firsthand

She offers medication-assisted treatment — trading abuse of one drug for monitored reliance on another.

With more people homeless, Monroe bans sidewalk-sitting

People are prohibited from sitting or lying near public doorways. Marysville has a similar ordinance.

Monroe firefighter re-enlists with family, friends’ support

Pat Gjerde returned to Afghanistan more than 20 years after being injured and honorably discharged.

Police quietly disarming gun owners who appear dangerous

Officers in Everett, Marysville, Monroe and elsewhere have gone to court to remove guns from homes.

Three local teens win Warbirds scholarships

The Cascade Warbirds recently awarded 12 scholarships to graduating high school seniors interested in aviation careers. A celebration was held in March at the Museum… Continue reading

Return to sender: 5 pounds of weed found in parcel in Monroe

Monroe police are looking for two men who dropped off the box at Mail Station.

Info released on three fatal accidents in Snohomish County

The Monroe man, Snohomish woman and Kirkland man all were killed in March.

Heather Sevier shows the proper way technique in her advanced sports medicine class Monday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on March 26, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Monroe High School recognized for its work to keep athletes safe

The three-year sports medicine program offers in-class lessons, statewide competitions and more.

Heather Sevier shows the proper way technique in her advanced sports medicine class Monday afternoon at Monroe High School in Monroe on March 26, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Local teens serve as pages in Olympia, sponsored by Kristiansen

Local youth recently served as pages at the state capitol in Olympia, sponsored by Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish. Hadley Grant is a freshman at Snohomish… Continue reading