Monroe

Chief executive leaves EvergreenHealth Monroe after 2 years

A spokesperson did not provide details as to the nature of Renee Jensen’s resignation.

 

Days after two larger earthquakes, a 3.0 hits near Monroe

The quake’s epicenter was under Lord Hill Regional Park, just west of the city.

 

Early wake-up call: Twin quakes under Monroe rattle region

Thousands of people felt them. They were magnitude 4.6 and 3.5 and hit minutes apart.

 

State officials investigate 7 inmate deaths at Monroe prison

The Monroe Correctional Complex medical director was fired for misconduct in April.

Dig it! Old bones, new brews pair for fossil fun in Monroe

FossilEra, an online dinosaur bone retailer, will have a public showing with Dreadnought Brewery.

After 20-year hiatus, East County Parks to ask for funding

A bond could fund improvements at the fairgrounds and Maltby park as well as a new park in Monroe.

Camp with cadavers was eye-opener for Monroe teen, 15

Gary Colver learned about health careers at Na-ha-shnee for Native American students.

No one hurt when vacant commercial building burns in Monroe

The building along U.S. 2 has been condemned for years.

Police: Father attacks son with bulldozer at Maltby nursery

John Postema, 78, the owner of Flower World, reportedly has had disputes with his son in the past.

Andrew Abt is back and forth, from the kitchen to the sales counter, at Monroe’s Sky River Bakery Tuesday. He and his wife Mary Thorgerson have all they can handle and would like to sell the bakery and retire. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘The Hub of Main Street,’ Monroe bakery may soon change hands

After 32 years, Sky River bake shop’s owners are hoping to retire. “This is how your grandmother baked.”

Andrew Abt is back and forth, from the kitchen to the sales counter, at Monroe’s Sky River Bakery Tuesday. He and his wife Mary Thorgerson have all they can handle and would like to sell the bakery and retire. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Jurors share why they found Talbott guilty of double murder

In interviews, three jurors gave a window into deliberations in 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple.

Woman, in paranoia, allegedly shoots at neighbor in Monroe

The neighbor said she was checking to see if the suspect was OK when gunfire broke out.

Man guilty of 1987 murders solved with genetic genealogy

In an unprecedented trial, a jury convicted William Talbott in the slayings of a young Canadian couple.

Ancient timber framing practice kept alive at county parks

Volunteers came from near and far to learn traditional methods to build picnic shelters and a stage.

Jury now weighs genetic-genealogy case of 1987 double murder

William Talbott is accused of killing a young Canadian couple. His lawyer says DNA doesn’t prove murder.

Talbott trial testimony retraces a 30-year murder mystery

The memories of police, a hunter and store clerks have been tested in the trial of William Talbott.

Prosecutors plan to rest case in 1987 cold case murder trial

Soon a jury will decide the fate of William Talbott, in the nation’s first trial involving genetic genealogy.

Talbott’s former roommates testify in double murder trial

Prosecutors expect to wrap up their case early next week in the trial of William Talbott II.

Drink this: Chocolate Jesus wins Washington Beer Awards gold

Dreadnought Brewing in Monroe also won a bronze medal for Old Man, an American-style pilsner.

On last day with kids, special ed teacher says they’re a gift

Monroe High School’s Susan Dow spent more than four decades helping her students find their niche.