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Monroe, Washington is located in Snohomish County. Zip codes in Monroe, WA include 98272. The median home price in Monroe is $289,000 which is roughly $162/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Man gets 22 years for fatally stabbing wife on Monroe sidewalk

Oscar Garcia Pacheco and his lawyer Fred Moll wait in the courtroom after Pacheco was sentenced to 22 years in prison Monday for the fatal stabbing of his wife, Jacoba Ramirez-Rodriguez. Nicolasa Garcia , sitting in court with Monroe Police Department translator Monica Sandoval, reacts to the sentencing of Oscar Garcia Pacheco for the brutal stabbing of Garcia's sister, Jacoba Ramirez-Rodriguez.

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4 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Donate scrap metal for Crew 148 of Monroe

Boy Scout Crew 148 will host a scrap metal drive through Schnitzer Steel on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lowes, 1939 Tjerne Pl.

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19 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Sacred items returned: Marysville church thankful to police, forgiving of thieves

The first time the thieves broke into St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Marysville they mainly grabbed expensive musical equipment. The congregation was told not to expect to see their property again.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

HeraldNet

Guest Commentary / Global warming warning: Birds are canaries in a coal mine

I applaud the Herald's recent editorial, " Watching as birds fall away ." This is a real issue with real local impacts.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe City Council Agenda, September 16, 2014

COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS [This time is set aside for members of the audience to speak to the City Council on any issue related to the City of Monroe; except any quasi-judicial matter subject to a public hearing.Please sign in prior to the meeting; testimony is limited to 5 minutes per speaker] ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. For assistance, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 360-863-4538 one week in advance of the meeting.

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Number of in-patient psychiatric beds in county expected to increase

The number of in-patient psychiatric beds in Snohomish County could increase nearly tenfold over the next four years, due in part to recent state approval of new psychiatric units in Monroe and Smokey Point. Meantime, there's only one in-patient psychiatric unit in the county, with 23 beds, at Swedish/Edmonds hospital.

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HeraldNet

Weekend will fly by: Vaux's swifts, Pumpkin Hurl head our to-do list

See the swifts: Each year around this time, thousands of Vaux's swifts can be seen squeezing into a single chimney at the Wagner Center in Monroe. This year's Swifts Night Out is Saturday, from 5 p.m. to dusk.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

HeraldNet

What and where to drink over the next week

Bellingham Beer Week The third annual Bellingham Beer Week takes place in Bellingham from Sept. 12 through 21. All five Bellingham craft breweries - Chuckanut, Boundary Bay, Kulshan, Aslan, and Wander - plus many regional breweries, numerous beer bars, beer stores, restaurants, and other businesses will be hosting beer-related events throughout the city.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Engineering firm defends East Monroe environmental statement

The General Commercial conceptual layout from the East Monroe Environmental Impact Statement. Of three alternatives presented within the EIS, this one, alternative 2, was the recommended action.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Ask a Teacher: Who is joining the Monroe Public Schools administrative team? By Jessica Conte, Contributing Writer - Monroe Monitor

We have many new members joining our strong principal administrative staff in Monroe. What better way to get to know them than to learn more about their passion for education? I had the opportunity to interview each of them and share their insights.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Dee's Music Room celebrates grand opening

Dee Sales cut the red ribbon to open Dee's Music Room in the Depot Building on Thursday, Sept. 4, in Monroe.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Lifestyle: Eating out in the Sky Valley

The vermicelli bowl with chicken and fresh vegetables is one of the Vietnamese menu items available at the Wallace Falls Cafe in Gold Bar. Photo by Chris Hendrickson Patronizing locally-owned restaurants and coffee shops can be a great way to both support the local economy and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

East Monroe rezone: The fight continues

But for a group of Monroe citizens opposed to the recent East Monroe rezone, it is a battle worth fighting. The controversial rezone, which was passed by Monroe City Council in December, applies to the 43-acre piece of property located to the north of U.S. 2 just east of Woods Creek.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe gets ready to celebrate the swifts

Swifts begin gathering around the Wagner Performing Arts Center chimney about an hour before sunset. Monroe's Swift Night Out Event is meant to celebrate the social birds.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe Manufacturing Summit follow-up meeting Sept. 11

The third roundtable discussion has been scheduled for the Monroe Manufacturing Summit group on Sept. 11, from 1:30 - 3 p.m., at the Everett Community College East County Campus, third floor, Lake Tye Building, 14090 Fryelands Blvd., Monroe.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Nightmare of E. Monroe: how much have we spent?

Now that the nightmare of the "East Monroe Rezone" has run to its logical conclusion, it would be of great intrest to know how many hundreds of thousands of dollars the City of Monroe has spent promoting and defending this absurd proposal. From the beginning, the citizens of Monroe have stood firmly against this boondoggle, while the former mayor and a majority of the city council have stood firmly in favor.

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The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe seeks Civil Service Commissioner

The City of Monroe is currently seeking applicants to fill the open position of Civil Services Commissioner. It is a six-year term, ending September, 2020.

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Fairfax Behavioral Health to open 34-bed Psychiatric Unit at Valley General Hospital

In a step forward to remedy a state-wide shortage of inpatient psychiatric care beds, Valley General Hospital, an affiliate of EvergreenHealth which serves Northshore, has announced that it, together with Kirkland-based Fairfax Behavioral Health, received approval from the state to open a 34-bed psychiatric hospital on its campus in Monroe, Wash. The new psychiatric hospital is part of Valley General's ongoing commitment to provide Snohomish County with access to high-quality care, and is slated to open in 2015.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Another U.S. 2 crash near Reptile Zoo sends two to hospital

A vehicle collision near the Reptile Zoo between Monroe and Sultan brought traffic to a standstill and sent two people to the hospital. At approximately 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Workforce Snohomish begins search for leader as president retires

Sue Ambler, 58, led the agency for eight years, overseeing a staff of more than 30 employees with a $9 million annual budget. Workforce Snohomish focuses on creating a competitive labor pool for Snohomish County and runs employment centers in Everett, Mountlake Terrace and Monroe.

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