(MONROE, WA) -- A short time after a group of laborers was lured to a Monroe park by the promise of landscaping work were beginning to wonder if they were part of a joke, they discovered they were more likely decoys in an elaborately planned bank robbery in which the suspect may have used an inner tube to escape.
(MONROE, WA) -- In a daring daylight bank robbery with an odd getaway twist that led to the Skykomish River, an unidentified man successfully made off with a bag of money from the Monroe branch of Bank Of America just after 11:00 a.m. yesterday. The bank is located at 19917 Old Owen Road in Monroe.
(MONROE, WA) -- A blast from Monroe’s past is revealed in this archival early 1900’s interior photo of the Camp-Riley drug & sundry store. The soda fountain (at left front of picture) was closed down in winter.
(MONROE, WA) -- It is not good news this year for Monroe schools when it comes to the infamous WASL tests. That is the test Washington schools use to comply with the federal “No Child Left Behind” act, which was designed to measure school achievement and hold schools accountable.