Monroe

Search and rescue crews recover the body of missing teen

The 17-year-old boy died at Cedar Ponds Sunday, the fourth drowning there over the past two years.

Rescue teams search for boy’s body at Cedar Ponds near Monroe

Officials believe the 17-year-old drowned after he reportedly jumped into the water Sunday.

Cities cut events, jobs and services to brace for tax losses
Cities cut events, jobs and services to brace for tax losses
A month later, and still no sign of missing Monroe woman

A month later, and still no sign of missing Monroe woman

Kenna Harris, 25, previously suffered a traumatic brain injury and is considered a vulnerable adult.

A month later, and still no sign of missing Monroe woman
Evergreen State Fair in Monroe is cancelled for 2020

Evergreen State Fair in Monroe is cancelled for 2020

It’s only the third time in 120 years that the fair has been called off due to a global event.

Evergreen State Fair in Monroe is cancelled for 2020
During quarantine, Monroe artist hunkers down to paint

During quarantine, Monroe artist hunkers down to paint

Amanda Adams, known for her vivid oil paintings, has been getting her children involved in art, too.

During quarantine, Monroe artist hunkers down to paint
State Supreme Court denies request to release more inmates

State Supreme Court denies request to release more inmates

At an online hearing, an attorney for prisoners had said conditions do not allow for adequate social distancing.

State Supreme Court denies request to release more inmates
Under court order, 46 inmates released to Snohomish County

Under court order, 46 inmates released to Snohomish County

More are to be freed this week as the state works to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in prisons.

Under court order, 46 inmates released to Snohomish County
Girl, hiding in toy trunk, rescued from Monroe house fire

Girl, hiding in toy trunk, rescued from Monroe house fire

A quick search and a closed door to the bedroom on fire by police officers may have saved a life.

Girl, hiding in toy trunk, rescued from Monroe house fire
State ready to free hundreds of prisoners amid COVID-19

State ready to free hundreds of prisoners amid COVID-19

Corrections published a list of over 1,150 inmates set for release under Gov. Jay Inslee’s order.

State ready to free hundreds of prisoners amid COVID-19
Up to 950 inmates to be let out early amid COVID-19 concern

Up to 950 inmates to be let out early amid COVID-19 concern

After a protest at the Monroe prison, the state says it will take immediate steps to thin populations.

Up to 950 inmates to be let out early amid COVID-19 concern

How much traffic does an intersection need for a stop light?

A Monroe intersection without a signal caught the ire of one reader.

Court orders state response to prisoner health after protest

Court orders state response to prisoner health after protest

The order calls for a plan by Monday, but falls short of demanding the release of prisoners.

Court orders state response to prisoner health after protest

Monroe nurses join national demand for more protective gear

The health care workers say they are reusing the same gown and mask throughout 12-hour shifts.

After Monroe ‘riot,’ governor plans release for some prisoners

After Monroe ‘riot,’ governor plans release for some prisoners

COVID-19 infected prisoners and staff in Monroe. Gov. Jay Inslee announced a tentative response Thursday.

After Monroe ‘riot,’ governor plans release for some prisoners
Over 100 Monroe prisoners riot after COVID-19 outbreak

Over 100 Monroe prisoners riot after COVID-19 outbreak

Inmates set off fire extinguishers. Dozens refused commands. It was reportedly under control by 9 p.m.

Over 100 Monroe prisoners riot after COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 outbreak worsens at Monroe prison

COVID-19 outbreak worsens at Monroe prison

Six incarcerated men and five employees have reportedly tested positive for the virus.

COVID-19 outbreak worsens at Monroe prison
In sudden shift to digital school, Monroe kids get laptops

In sudden shift to digital school, Monroe kids get laptops

About 350 kids picked up computers at Frank Wagner Elementary School, as classes statewide move online.

In sudden shift to digital school, Monroe kids get laptops
Monroe maker of hair products switches to hand cleaner

Monroe maker of hair products switches to hand cleaner

Federal regulators eased the rules around the production of hand sanitizer, but not the formula.

Monroe maker of hair products switches to hand cleaner
First state prisoner tests positive for COVID-19, in Monroe

First state prisoner tests positive for COVID-19, in Monroe

The man is the first person in Washington to contract the disease while in a state prison.

First state prisoner tests positive for COVID-19, in Monroe
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