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  1. Monroe man sentenced in child abuse case involving wooden paddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo courtesy of Monroe Police: This wooden paddle was reportedly used to beat several children living in a Monroe apartment complex. A Monroe man who was arrested on suspicion of beating children with a wooden paddle in April admitted to spanking two victims Tuesday in Snohomish County Superior Court, according to the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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  2. Four Sultan council seats contestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Four Sultan councilmembers are each facing an opponent in this year's general election. The eight candidates represent a range of experience levels, and personal interests.

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  3. Musicians rock to aid friend's cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos by Kelly Sullivan: Lois and Jerry Levin came out to the 'Lois-Palooza' cancer benefit at the Blue Boy West Gold Course in Monroe on Sunday, Aug. 13. Lois Levin embraces one of her many friends who came out to support her during the 'Lois-Palooza' cancer benefit on Sunday, Aug. 13. Married photographers Jerry and Lois Levin had been keeping their eyes out for signs of stomach cancer - other types weren't on their radar. Last February, two days before Jerry's birthday, his wife was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer.

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  4. Picking blueberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos by Kelly Sullivan: Jane McGough tastes ripe blueberries at the Woods Creek Blueberry Farm in Monroe on Wednesday, Aug. 9. There are multiple U-Pick blueberry farms spread across the Sky Valley, and now is the best time to scoop them up. Lori Johnson reports her blueberry yield this year was exceptional.

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  5. Monroe council to address creating affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: Monroe Mayor Geoffrey Thomas points out how housing is zoned in Monroe's 2015-2035 Comprehensive Plan. The mayor and city council are looking for ways to boost affordable housing development.

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  6. Monroe dance studio owner accepts plea agreement in child molestation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    File photo: Stanza Dance Studio co-owner Kristopher Backman has accepted a plea agreement after being charged with child molestation in July 2016. A Monroe dance instructor charged with inappropriately touching an underage student at his dance studio back in November 2015 has taken a plea deal that could mean he will avoid jail time.

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  7. CANCELLED: Suley En Vogue Summer Bash to jam in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Editor's Note: The Monitor received notice on Monday that the Suley En Vogue Summer Bash will not take place on Saturday, Aug. 12, and organizers are still looking to reschedule the event at a later date. An eclectic blend of artistic and musical backgrounds are coming together for a summer party at The Blue Boy Golf Course outside Monroe.

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  8. Kicking it in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan: Tae Hui Kim practices for the demonstration she and her peers from the South Korea-based To The World Taekwondo school and students from Master Ji's will put on at the 2017 National Night Out Against Crime event at the school in Monroe on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Students from the South Korea-based To The World Taekwondo and Master Ji's school spent 10 days together in July and August for a cross-cultural experience. Before Taekwondo, Seong Hyeon Park said he was scrawny and attracted bullies.

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  9. Voters pass Fire District 7 levy lid liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Primary election voters passed a measure to restore the levy lid by about 60 percent for the recently merged Fire District 7. The approval will bounce the cap back to $1.50. A homeowner living in the Monroe area, formerly Fire District 3, will pay $20 more in taxes in 2018 based on a $400,000 home.

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  10. Low, Kelly poised to continue to general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    "I am extraordinarily happy that I will be in the general election and facing off with Sam Low," Kelly said. "I appreciate everybody's vote, and I am out to win."

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  11. Suley En Vogue Summer Bash to jam in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    An eclectic blend of artistic and musical backgrounds are coming together for a summer party at The Blue Boy Golf Course outside Monroe. The Suley En Vogue Summer Bash will host Terry McDermott, the runner-up on the third season of The Voice, and Seattle-based band, Solar Quantum, on the same stage Saturday, Aug. 12. It will be a return to old stomping grounds for McDermott, the seasoned singer and former member of Lotus Crush, and a debut performance for the up-and-coming progressive rock group.

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  12. Monroe council considers changes to address parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    The Monroe City Council is readdressing concerns about parking in front of mailbox clusters. The issue has come up occasionally for more than a decade.

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  13. Joyce Acker Tingley November 25, 1932 - June 28, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Joyce Acker Tingley, age 84 of Ballard Washington, died peacefully in her home on June 28, 2017 surrounded by her children. Joyce was born Joyce Anne McCarty on November 25, 1932 in Sultan Washington.

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  14. Case of Monroe dance instructor accused of inappropriate touching going to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    The trial for a Monroe dance instructor arrested last year for allegedly inappropriately touching a student is set for Monday, Aug. 7. Kristopher Backman, 33, was originally charged with second-degree child molestation almost exactly one year ago, following a seven-month investigation. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment days later.

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  15. Monroe councilmember challenging Thomas for mayoral seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Both candidates are long-time residents focused on promoting the importance of growth, economic development and responsible budgeting, and each has their reasons for running this year. The council's decision to repeal term limits in March is one bullet point that prompted Kamp to try out for the seat.

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  16. Filling an electric bywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos by Kelly Sullivan: Monroe resident Derek Gulas gets ready to charge up his family's Nissan Leaf on Friday, July 14. Through a network of property owners, electric vehicle charging stations now make up a 440-mile loop in the Sky Valley. Briana Gulas points out the differences between chargers in her family's Nissan Leaf, and talks about the options available for the vehicles to recharge while on the road.

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  17. Celebrating Marie Bonga WileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Saturday, July 8 at 2:00 PM. Bill and Cordelia Dideum's Home. 27619-170 ST. SE Monroe, WA 98272 Please join us to celebrate the life of our Mother, Grandma and Great Grandma, Marie Bonga who passed away December 16, 2016.

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  18. Monroe massage therapist convicted of indecent libertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Monroe massage therapist Charles Crawford has been convicted in Snohomish County Superior Court of inappropriately touching three women while working at the Wellbeing Center for Health last year. A jury found Crawford guilty of indecent liberties with a patient and fourth-degree assault on June 30. His sentencing is set for 1 p.m. Sept.

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  19. Monroe man dies in Seattle motorcycle collisionRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Monroe man Richard McKelvey died on the morning of July 4 when his motorcycle struck an elevated barrier in downtown Seattle. The 29-year-old had been traveling southbound on Interstate 5 and heading eastbound to the I-90 interchange just before 7:30 a.m. when he struck the guardrail and was ejected from his blue 1988 Harley Davidson, according to a Washington State Patrol news release.

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  20. Updated: Elderly woman dies following suspected drunk-driving collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Photos courtesy of Monroe Police: Three people were hospitalized following a suspected drunk-driving collision at State Route 2 and Roosevelt Road on Tuesday, July 4. Barbara Moell, 87, of Marysville has died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle collision in Monroe on Tuesday, July 4. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a head-on collision in Monroe that critically injured an 87-year-old woman and sent two more people to the hospital on Tuesday night. Responders were dispatched around 7:26 p.m. to the intersection of State Route 2 and Roosevelt Road, where both cars were totaled and one person was trapped.

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