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  1. Hopping into action for food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo courtesy of Colbi Bertrand: A group of Monroe High School students, who are all finalists for the Monroe Rotary Club's annual scholarships, plan for this year's food drive for the Sky Valley Food Bank. A coalition of high school seniors is working to build a cache for the Sky Valley Food Bank during the slower season, with friendly competition as one motivating factor.

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  2. Examiner's Office identifies motorist killed in Snohomish collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo courtesy of the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office: The examiner's office has identified Monroe resident Anthony R. Vannelli, Jr. as the victim in a one-vehicle fatal collision in Snohomish on Saturday, March 17. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man who died in a one-vehicle collision Saturday night in Snohomish as 37-year-old Anthony R. Vannelli, Jr. of Monroe.

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  3. Committee helping city procure next K9 officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: Sam's Cats and Dogs Naturally owner Sam Wirsching discusses plans to support the Monroe Police K-9 program at Fire District 7's Station 31 on Tuesday, March 6. File photo: Monroe Police K9 Nuke died of complicationsfrom an intestinal disorder he had for most of his life back in December 2017. The City of Monroe set the flag to half-mast in his honor on Dec. 29. A newly formed community committee is working to ensure the Monroe Police K9 program is supported for the long term and when the agency is ready to take on its next animal partner.

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  4. Chief retiring after long careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos by Kelly Sullivan: Monroe Police Chief Tim Quenzer stands with Sgt. Ryan Irving, who received the Chief's Award, his department's highest recognition, at city hall on Tuesday, March 6. Monroe Police Chief Tim Quenzer hands Officer Trevor Young the Officer of the Year award at city hall on Tuesday, March 6. After 16 years leading the department, Monroe Police Chief Tim Quenzer will be retiring from the force effective May 1. He presided over his last department awards ceremony on March 6, before handing over his letter of resignation.

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  5. Brenda Gay Pedersen (Boring) - " October 29, 1948 to February 17, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    While born in Arkansas, Brenda lived most her life in Washington State. Brenda attended schools in the Seattle area, graduating from Lincoln High in 1966.

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  6. Quilters Anonymous showing at fairgroundsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Quilters Anonymous will have more than 500 quilts on display during its annual show at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds Event Center in Monroe next weekend. QA members have made thousands more quilts, Christmas stockings and other items for those in need over the years, including for premature infants, hospice patients and military families, according to the organization.

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  7. City of Monroe considering quiet zones to stop trains sounding horns through townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Establishing a quiet zone would require increased safety measures at railroad crossings, which may restrict traffic movements, according to the city. Those would be on top of the flashing lights and gates already in place.

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  8. Monroe puts out call for artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: The 'Wagner Swifts' sculpture, created by Sultan artist Kevin Pettelle, was commissioned by the City of Monroe, and installed downtown. The City of Monroe has set a March 30 deadline for a call for artists wanting to create the next downtown sculpture.

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  9. Historical society hosts Tom Haji presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Washington State University student Mario Vega will present his research project on former Monroe resident and Japanese-American Tom Haji during the Monroe Historical Society's annual membership meeting and quarterly presentation on Wednesday, March 14. Haji lived in Monroe during the Great Depression, and his family was interned at Tule Lake, California, after Pearl Harbor, according to the historical society. He enlisted after that, and died in Italy in 1945; he was a member of the 442nd Combat Regiment.

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  10. Evelyne Lucinda "Herzog" Robertson March 26, 1930 - February 25, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Evelyne Lucinda "Herzog" Robertson was born on March 26, 1930 in Startup, WA and passed away on February 25, 2018 at the age of 87 years old. Evelyne was active in several community events: Village Voices, Prison Ministries, Snohomish Senior Centers, TOPS, and St. Vincent de Paul.

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  11. Sky Valley schools respond to unreal threats in tense timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Monroe and Sultan district schools followed protocol in response to potential threats this week, both of which were found to not be credible. A Frank Wagner Elementary student said last Wednesday morning they saw "a suspicious person in a parked car on their way to school and thought they saw a weapon," according to a news release from the Monroe School District.

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  12. Getting hot in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos courtesy of Marianne Ames: Marianne Ames and Carolann Schmidt will teach a variety of yoga classes at Bliss Yoga, which is scheduled to open in March. Marianne Ames believes she and her business partners are opening up Monroe's first hot studio - Bliss Yoga - right where it needs to be.

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  13. YMCA, City of Monroe team up for free passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    File photo: The City of Monroe and local YMCA have teamed up to offer free access to a select number of residents. Monroe and Sky Valley Family YMCA doors are opening a little wider for Monroe residents who struggle to afford memberships.

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  14. Snohomish County Community Rights hosting aerial spraying info meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    The public is invited to attend three community meetings about the impacts of and potential alternatives to aerial spraying practices in the Sky Valley. The series is being hosted by the Snohomish County Community Rights group that formed last year to "address a growing concern for massive toxic pesticide spraying on local timber plantations, potential toxic contamination of water sources, harm to the ecosystem and economy."

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  15. An education in kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: Frank Wagner Elementary students took part in activities for Kindness Week, including decorating Kindness Rocks and making cards in Monroe on Thursday, Feb. 15. Frank Wagner kindergartner Julisa Andrea Fraga Alcantar says she feels good when she is acting in a kind way. She was learning last week how being proactive about caring behaviors is so important, like getting to know others and doing nice things for friends.

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  16. Preliminary report shows drop in county's unsheltered populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: Take the Next Step navigator Michael Lorio interviews a person living in a tent for the 2018 Point in Time count survey on homelessness at an encampment outside Monroe on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Snohomish County Human Services reports the number of people living unsheltered is down 27 percent from 2017, based on preliminary results of the annual homelessness survey. The report follows what East County's organizers say was an unprecedentedly low participation rate during the Jan. 23 count.

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  17. Craig Chambers to take over as Monroe YMCA executive director in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo courtesy of YMCA of Snohomish: Craig Chambers will become the Monroe Sky Valley Family YMCA executive director in March. The soon-to-be former Stanwood-Camano YMCA senior director has a dozen years of YMCA experience, according to a Feb. 15 news release.

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  18. Education levies appear passingRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Education levies appeared to be passing in three Sky Valley communities based on votes counted from last Tuesday's special election as of press time. If the pattern holds, the current Replacement Educational Programs and Operations levy will be renewed for Index, Sultan and Monroe school districts.

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  19. Philip Meek - " MeekJuly 2, 1930 to January 11, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Philip Meek, born July 2, 1930 in Arlington, MA went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2018, passing peacefully with his family by his side. Phil is survived by his wife Clara, sons Phil , John, Gary and Bob plus ten grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

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  20. Leanne Lenora Leingang September 24, 1950 - February 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Leanne Lenora Leingang, born September 24, 1950 to Holgor and Lenora Ottosen in Mitchell, SD, departed this life on February 9, 2018 in Everett, WA. She was 67. An avid Seahawks fan, Leanne also enjoyed spending time with her family, photography, watching QVC, and being on tech gadgets and computers.

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