|SKY VALLEY 101|
|RIVER HOUSE BREATHES NEW LIFE IN INDEX|
March 25, 2010
(INDEX, WA) -- It is not often that a new business opens in a tiny Sky Valley hamlet like Index -- population around 185 hardy souls who slog through hard winters filled with torrents of rain, frigid mountain temperatures, fog, often deep snow and the threat of flooding from the Skykomish River which runs parallel and dangerously close to the historic town.
|THE GREAT WELLINGTON TRAIN DISASTER|
IN THE SKY VALLEY
100 Years Ago
March 02, 2010
Editor's Note: This story originally ran in the Sky Valley Chronicle on March 1, 2010 -- the 100th year anniversary of the Wellington Train Disaster in the Sky Valley
(SKY VALLEY) -- Today marks the 100th year anniversary of one of the worst train disasters in U.S. history and the worst natural disaster (with the greatest number of fatalities) in Washington State history.
And it happened here in the Sky Valley -- up in the east part of the valley past Index and Skykomish and just off to the left of U.S. Highway 2 and back in the woods a ways.
|CUT YOUR OWN TREE FOR XMAS!|
December 01, 2009
(SKY VALLEY) -- Let’s face it. For millions of Americans, and many here in the Sky Valley, an artificial tree for Christmas just doesn’t cut it. There is nothing that compares to the look and smell of a sweet, freshly cut evergreen in the house for Santa’s favorite time of the year.
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