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Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 12:15 am
Boyfriend-stabber spared long sentence
HeraldNet - ... focused on what actually happened on Dec. 26, 2013 . Jurors were told that the couple had spent the day fishing in Gold Bar. The man purchased a bottle of Fireball whiskey and they later drove to Whidbey Island, looking for a place to have sex. ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 2:06 pm
Turks top Foster in OT, then tame the Tigers
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - Sultan Turk Junior #13 Chris Walcott hovers before shooting two of his game-high 29 points in the Turks' fine win, 82 - 71 over the aggressively over-confidant Foster crew on Monday, December 8 at Sultan High School. The Turks tied the game at the buzzer on the three-point shooting of Ronnie Skorka, then outscored the Bulldogs, 14 - 2, in the four-minute overtime period. Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 1:39 pm
Steelheading 101: Skykomish steelhead are running
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - If you are a steelhead fisherman wannabe and you live in striking distance of Sultan and Gold Bar, your day has arrived. The winter steelhead run has begun on the Skykomish River! Hooking into one of these powerful fish is a rodeo all its own, and it is well worth the rain and cold you will wait through to make the connection. Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 12:34 pm
Local business people fund Christmas dinner for Sky Valley impoverished - Monroe Monitor
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - The Monroe Chamber of Commerce is helping to coordinate a free community Christmas dinner at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22. Families in need and homeless individuals from both Monroe and Sultan are welcome to attend the event. "I was approached by a building owner downtown who would like to donate a sum of money to do a homeless dinner on December 22," said Monroe Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Una Wirkebau-Hartt. Read more...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 -- 10:45 am
Sultan Community Christmas Caroling returns Dec. 22
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - Participants should meet at 6 p.m. to depart at 6:30 pm. from Sultan First Baptist Church, 315 8th St, where they can ride on hay-filled trailers to sing at different parts of town until 7:30 p.m. After caroling, participants will head back to the church for cookies and hot cocoa. Read more...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 -- 5:22 pm
Woman's homebuilt tiny house "a tiny slice of paradise"
Mukilteo Tribune - ... said of her trailer. Next, Ding needed supplies to build, as well as a site. Ding rented a room from Candi Keener, of Sultan, and stayed there while constructing her Little Tiny House. Ding said Keener was a huge believer and supporter of her ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 -- 3:52 pm
"Santa Run" to collect for Sky Valley Food Bank
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... which handles over 3,200 calls per year, also contracts with Snohomish County Fire District #5, which is located in Sultan, to provide them with paramedic services. For more information on Snohomish County Fire District #3, please visit their ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
Sky Valley rings in the holiday season with style
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - The holiday season came alive on Saturday, Dec. 6, in Monroe, during the Holiday Extravaganza put on by the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, as well as in Sultan, during the Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce's Winterfest and Sultan's Tree Lighting event. This year's Winterfest featured over 80 vendors including artists, jewelry-makers, craftsman, nonprofit agencies, firefighters, local entrepreneurs and even Brooklyn Holton, a 2018 Olympic hopeful who spent the day fundraising to help support her Olympic aspirations. Read more...
Monday, December 8, 2014 -- 9:47 pm
Firefighters rescue gator, tarantula from burning building
KOMO News - Firefighters are often asked to risk their lives to save humans, but they're rarely asked to save alligators. That was the case last month when Snohomish County Fire District 5 firefighters arrived at a burning building in the 200 block of 6th Street in Sultan. Read more...
Sunday, December 7, 2014 -- 12:56 am
Upcoming book and author events in Snohomish County
HeraldNet - ... Horse Who Changed the World Around Her" about her life raising horses. Harris does most of her writing from home near Sultan, where she cares for six horses. For the new book, published by the University of Alaska Press, Harris researched the ... Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 8:31 pm
VA delay triggers $6,324 bill for dying veteran who got married
Seattle Times - GOLD BAR, Snohomish County - When Rob Arthur was diagnosed with brain cancer back in January, the gaunt, gray-haired Vietnam veteran decided to wed his longtime girlfriend, Debbie Shafer, in a hospital room. The marriage has been a source of comfort for this couple as they face the challenges of an unforgiving disease, deemed terminal, in a trailer home set by the steep flanks of the North Cascade mountains. Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 6:34 pm
Sheriff assists on Highway 2
Wahkiakum County Eagle - On Friday, November 14, Sheriff Mark Howie was traveling home with his wife Debb from a Washington Sheriff and Police Chief Conference in Chelan, when he helped apprehend a disturbed and violent man. It was a rainy morning, and the Howies were headed westbound on Highway 2 in Sultan when traffic slowed to 5 mph. Read more...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -- 2:20 pm
Bicyclist critically injured in collision with pickup in Monroe
KOMO News - ... and was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was not wearing a helmet. The pickup driver, a 19-year-old Sultan man, was not injured. A preliminary investigation found that the 1999 Ford pickup was headed west on Highway 2 in the right ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 12:43 pm
Dakota Neuman: using his talents to give to his community
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... area, as well as in other parts of Snohomish County and beyond. He has performed at venues like Gold Dust Days in Gold Bar, Sultan's Shindig Festival, Monroe's National Night Out, the Historic Everett Theatre and many others. In 2012, he opened for ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 12:23 pm
Santa returns to the Sultan Fire Station
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... little." The Santa at the Fire Station event will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13 at Station 51 in Sultan. Families are welcome to stop by for photos with Santa Claus and to visit with District #5 firefighters. Snohomish County ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 11:36 am
Weekend flooding sparks memories of historical floods
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... Chris Hendrickson According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Skykomish River near Gold Bar reaches minor flood stage at 15 feet. Waters last week exceeded that by several feet, with the river reaching 18.22 feet at ... Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 11:24 am
Where Nobody Eats Alone: Sultan Harvest's 13th Thanksgiving a huge success
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - The Sorgen family volunteered at Sultan Harvest for most of the day. In the photo: clockwise starting in the front: Jack, Seth, Gini, Dale, Nicholas, Lydia and Claire. Read more...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -- 11:00 am
No excuse for boredom Dec. 6: Monroe, Sultan to celebrate holiday season openers
The Monroe Monitor & Valley News - ... the Sky Valley Food Bank and the Monroe Arts Council. Origami angel jewelry will be among the many offerings at Sultan's Winterfest, located at Sultan High School. Photo by Chris Hendrickson The Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to invite ... Read more...
Monday, December 1, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Walmart to open new store in Monroe this week
HeraldNet - ... plans to announce $7,500 in grants at the grand opening at 7:30 a.m. at the store. Recipients of grants include Gold Bar Elementary PTA, Maltby Food Bank, Monroe Public Schools Foundation, Monroe-Sky Valley YMCA, Sky Valley Food Bank and the Monroe ... Read more...
Friday, November 28, 2014 -- 10:47 am
Snow possible in western Washington
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... as a cold upper level trough develops over the area. The worst flooding was forecast for the Skykomish River near Gold Bar. Flooding was also possible along the Skagit River near Concrete and along the North Fork Stillaguamish River near Arlington, ... Read more...



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