Monroe

At earlier-defiant Flower World, workers now wear masks

The owner, however, has said he will legally challenge the governor’s order requiring face coverings.

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

Eligible residents must live in the Fryelands area and be registered to vote in the district.

Applications available for open Monroe School Board seat

COVID-19 test sites headed to Snohomish, Monroe libraries

Each site will offer tests for one day this week. Tests will continue at McCollum Park in Everett.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

The state agency says it has a plan to resolve claims, starting with those who’ve waited the longest.

Stuck on hold, 81,000 in state await first unemployment payments

Plant nursery under investigation for banning face masks

Flower World near Snohomish allegedly sent a letter to employees saying “employees cannot wear masks.”

COVID-19 quarantine center to move from Everett arena

COVID-19 quarantine center to move from Everett arena

The new site at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe is expected to save the county money.

COVID-19 quarantine center to move from Everett arena
Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week

Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week

Inslee modified Phase 1 requirements June 9, allowing some lap pools to reopen with restrictions.

Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week
Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace

Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace

After witnessing chaotic protests in Seattle, Isaiah Cole organized a peaceful march to denounce racism.

Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace
Hundreds of protesters march in Snohomish County’s rural towns

Hundreds of protesters march in Snohomish County’s rural towns

Monroe’s Justice March for George Floyd was organized by former Bearcat football player Isaiah Cole.

Hundreds of protesters march in Snohomish County’s rural towns
Monroe School Board member resigns amid ‘hate speech’ backlash

Monroe School Board member resigns amid ‘hate speech’ backlash

Jerry Martin stepped down after a video showing his daughter defending her use of the N-word went viral.

Monroe School Board member resigns amid ‘hate speech’ backlash
Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites

Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites

Some employees are on furlough or will transfer to Everett locations, and seven are set for layoffs.

Service down and limited, Compass Health to close 3 sites
Fear of destruction brings curfews, closures and police

Fear of destruction brings curfews, closures and police

Peaceful protests in Snohomish County have been followed by roadblocks and armed citizens standing guard.

Fear of destruction brings curfews, closures and police
A Monroe corrections officer has died from COVID-19

A Monroe corrections officer has died from COVID-19

The state Department of Corrections says Berisford Anthony Morse, 65, died in the line of duty.

A Monroe corrections officer has died from COVID-19

Duvall teen drowned at ponds near Monroe earlier this month

He was Benjamin J. May, 17, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed.

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
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