Monroe’s Canyon Creek, retirement community craft toys for charity

Emerald Heights Retirement Community, Monroe Correctional Complex build hundreds of wooden toys.

Flooding along the Snohomish River to recede today

“The front’s through, so that will allow the rivers to start coming down,” a forecaster said.

Stillaguamish River crests; more flooding depends on rain

Rising water created problems along the Snohomish and Skykomish rivers, too. Landslides are possible.

Mobile home collapse kills one person near Monroe

The single-wide fell off its cinder blocks, pinning the person underneath it.

2 men hospitalized after rollover collision on U.S. 2

Two men were taken to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday after a rollover collision on U.S. 2 in Monroe. A couple of… Continue reading

Two victims of separate accidents are identified

The crashes took place Nov. 5 on I-5 and Highway 203.

Man steals Monroe truck to drive home to Spokane, police say

The public works vehicle had been running at a job site when it was taken.

Westbound U.S. 2 Trestle to be repaved in 2018

It will mark the second year of three years of resurfacing projects from Everett to Skykomish.

Monroe corrections officer accused of assaulting girlfriend

The couple were arguing, and alcohol was involved, according to the arrest report.

PSE donates to Monroe food bank

Puget Sound Energy recently donated $500 to the Sky Valley Food Bank. The donation will help feed dozens of families, director Carla Stewart said. Send… Continue reading

Stolen jeep bulldozed through parked cars to flee police

The Snohomish Co. suspect already had 6 felony convictions, 18 misdemeanors and 2 active warrants.

One dies, five injured in three-car crash near Monroe

A trooper said a stopped pickup that was rear-ended on Highway 203 was pushed into oncoming traffic.

Gala raises $190K for trauma unit

The EvergreenHealth Monroe Foundation raised more than $190,000 at its annual Blue Jeans & Boots Gala, surpassing its fundraising goal. The event was held Sept.… Continue reading

Feeling insanely hungry? Monroe’s Burger Madness has the remedy

Big burgers, swift service and a crazy eating challenge await diners at this hamburger joint.

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

Monroe man repurposes scrap into weird, wacky, wondrous art

“I hate to see stuff that’s cool get thrown away,” says Colin Nolan.

Bicycle tour raises money for dialysis patients

Volunteers also shared health information and put together care packages for homeless women.

Q&A with candidates running for Snohomish County Council

Republican incumbent Sam Low faces Democratic challenger Kristin Kelly in District 5.

Mayor’s office, 3 council seats contested in Monroe election

Traffic, the opioid epidemic, the economy and homeless are cited as campaign issues.