Monroe

EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Garden party theme celebrates 30th Northwest flower show

A number of local gardening experts will be at this year’s Northwest Flower Garden Festival.

EagleSong-Gardener, gardner and herbalist, will be a seminar speaker at the upcoming Northwest Flower and Garden Festival in Seattle in Feb. 7-11. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Man fatally hit by car on U.S. identified

A pedestrian killed after walking on U.S. 2 has been identified as a Monroe man. Scott Barry Larsen was walking on the highway… Continue reading

Monroe-born artist Chuck Close accused of sexual harassment

The National Gallery of Art canceled his show and that of photographer Thomas Roma.

Exploding propane tank burns man near Sultan

One trailer burned and a second one was damaged as more tanks blew up while crews battled the fire.

Man dies after being struck by car on U.S. 2 in Monroe

He was walking on the highway around 7:45 p.m. when the car struck him.

‘It all went south from there’: They all have a story to tell

Volunteers for the annual Point-in-Time Count of homeless people “try to give them a little love.”

Officials rule train-pedestrian death an accident

The 37-year-old man was trying to move off the tracks when the train hit him, police say.

Ex-Monroe cop re-arrested after losing sex crime case appeal

He was sentenced to 14 months in prison but was free while trying to get his conviction overturned.

Former Monroe cop loses appeal on sex crimes conviction

Once a highly respected officer, he was found guilty of secretly videotaping his kids’ babysitter.

Train kills man who was trying to get off tracks in Monroe

The conductor said he attempted to stop after sighting the man, who’d been lying on the rails.

Investigation continues into Friday’s U.S. 2 crash

Three people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two people were hurt in an accident on SR2 just east of Monroe around 5:30 p.m. Friday. (Washington State Patrol)

2 injured in crash that blocked U.S. 2

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two people were hurt in an accident on SR2 just east of Monroe around 5:30 p.m. Friday. (Washington State Patrol)

2 injured in 3-car collision south of Monroe

A man and a woman were injured Wednesday after a three-car collision on a highway south of Monroe. A 43-year-old Everett woman was… Continue reading

Masked robber sought after 2 gas-station stickups

He wore a black hoodie, dark clothes and a Guy Fawkes mask — the kind used in the movie “V for Vendetta.”

One of 4 remaining deficient county bridges to be replaced

The Monroe-area bridge will be replaced with concrete. Other replacements await federal money.

Hard work in math is adding up for Sky Valley senior

Frances Scott-Weis is a Running Start student at EvCC who loves solving problems and traveling.

Blisters, rashes, illness: Suit blames chemicals at school

Families are suing Monsanto and the Monroe School District, among others, over years of sickness.

Sedro-Woolley mayor chosen to fill vacant state Senate seat

Keith Wagoner will need to run, and win, in this year’s election if he wants to continue serving.

Overnight gusts blow the lights out for 10,000 customers

By Saturday afternoon, electricity had been restored for all but a few hundred households.