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Virus humbles once-thriving restaurants in Snohomish County

Virus humbles once-thriving restaurants in Snohomish County

Grace Correa lost her marriage, home and business. She invested in a new restaurant. Then came COVID-19.

Virus humbles once-thriving restaurants in Snohomish County
Are Snohomish County hospitals ready for the COVID-19 peak?

Are Snohomish County hospitals ready for the COVID-19 peak?

As they prepare for a wave of patients, local workers share fears and hopes for their safety.

Are Snohomish County hospitals ready for the COVID-19 peak?
Monroe School District superintendent stepping down early

Monroe School District superintendent stepping down early

Fredrika Smith was supposed to serve until July. Her immediate resignation was announced Thursday.

Monroe School District superintendent stepping down early
Monroe woman missing since Tuesday, says sheriff’s office

Monroe woman missing since Tuesday, says sheriff’s office

Kenna Harris, 25, was last seen leaving her family’s home and was reportedly on her way to Walmart.

Monroe woman missing since Tuesday, says sheriff’s office
Hospitalized prisoner tests positive for COVID-19

Hospitalized prisoner tests positive for COVID-19

He had been transported to a Snohomish County medical center for unrelated concerns.

Hospitalized prisoner tests positive for COVID-19
Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg

Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg

Coronavirus prompted a run on them. But they’re wreaking havoc on utilities across Snohomish County.

Stop flushing wipes, facial tissue, paper towels, cities beg
Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown

Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown

They must cope with shortages of take-out containers, steep online ordering fees and lost revenue from alcohol.

Snohomish County restaurants struggle to adapt to shutdown
Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch

The 36th Avenue West project started a few years ago and is on schedule to wrap this spring.

Road work in Lynnwood felt like a long haul for short stretch
Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Employee tests positive for COVID-19 at Monroe prison

Two units in the Washington State Reformatory have been quarantined. Visitations are on hold.

Monroe Correctional Complex in Monroe. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Evergreen Speedway delays season opener due to coronavirus

Evergreen Speedway delays season opener due to coronavirus

The track in Monroe was slated to open March 28, but has been delayed with a ban on large gatherings.

Evergreen Speedway delays season opener due to coronavirus
Illegal pass led to head-on crash on U.S. 2, state patrol says

Illegal pass led to head-on crash on U.S. 2, state patrol says

A teen driver allegedly passed another vehicle illegally and collided with another driver’s SUV.

Illegal pass led to head-on crash on U.S. 2, state patrol says
Members of the Sky River Anglers cleaned up the Skykomish River banks between Sultan and Monroe March 1. (Photos by Matthew Kennedy)

Fishing for trash on the Skykomish, anglers reeled in plenty

With drift boats and other craft, Sky River group spends a day cleaning up garbage along waterway.

Members of the Sky River Anglers cleaned up the Skykomish River banks between Sultan and Monroe March 1. (Photos by Matthew Kennedy)
Spill the wine: City asks vintners, brewers — why not Monroe?

Spill the wine: City asks vintners, brewers — why not Monroe?

Local government sent 49 letters to entice wine makers, including a dozen in a neighboring town.

Spill the wine: City asks vintners, brewers — why not Monroe?
Assistant superintendent chosen to lead Monroe schools

Assistant superintendent chosen to lead Monroe schools

Directors picked Justin Blasko. A contract is being negotiated. He’s worked in Monroe for 10 years.

Assistant superintendent chosen to lead Monroe schools
Body scanner could replace strip searches in Monroe prison

Body scanner could replace strip searches in Monroe prison

A new bill suggests using a scanner, like those in airports, to check for contraband on or in people.

Body scanner could replace strip searches in Monroe prison
Stranded neighborhood near Monroe prepares for the worst

Stranded neighborhood near Monroe prepares for the worst

Three landowners agreed to a temporary road on their property as residents brace for more mudslides.

Stranded neighborhood near Monroe prepares for the worst
Monroe will ask voters in April for $8.1 million park bond

Monroe will ask voters in April for $8.1 million park bond

If approved, it would fund a new park in the North Hill area and turf fields at Lake Tye Park.

Monroe will ask voters in April for $8.1 million park bond

Monroe School District signs lease for new headquarters

The district’s current administrative office, a 104-year-old schoolhouse, likely will be sold.

A resident uses an ATV to navigate the washed out and crumbling road bed of 260th Ave NE leading to Skyview Estate in Monroe on February 13, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Neighborhood near Monroe still scrambling after mudslide

Inspectors found new cracks in the road Thursday. The county says one home may be unsafe to occupy.

A resident uses an ATV to navigate the washed out and crumbling road bed of 260th Ave NE leading to Skyview Estate in Monroe on February 13, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A neighborhood where the daily routine now requires an ATV

A neighborhood where the daily routine now requires an ATV

“Herald Headlines” for Feb. 14 features reporter Joey Thompson.

A neighborhood where the daily routine now requires an ATV
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