|HOME INVADER IN MONROE GETS DOUBLE TEAMED|
August 01, 2008
(MONROE, WA) -- A home intruder bit off more than he could chew in two Monroe homeowners late last week and it may be a cold day in January before he attempts a similar crime. The homeowners not only fought off the armed intruder they seriously injured him in the pitched battle and sent him to the hospital in serious condition.
|BUDGET SHORTFALL: MONROE SEEKS WAYS TO SAVE MONEY|
July 17, 2008
(MONROE, WA) – The city of Monroe continues to struggle for ways to deal with a large projected budget shortfall brought about by the slowed economy, high gas prices and the rising cost of medical benefits for city staffers among other factors.
|NEW MONROE PARK GOES TO THE DOGS|
July 14, 2008
(MONROE, WA) -- Ah, it’s a dog’s life when the boss of the house takes off the leash and let’s Fido run like the wind amidst the cool, green grass of summer. After a year of planning the city of Monroe celebrates the opening of its new off-leash dog park, Wiggly Field, this Saturday July 19 at Sky River Park at 413 Sky River Parkway. The opening celebration is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
|LEAN TIMES AHEAD FOR MONROE|
July 10, 2008
(MONROE, WA) -- It seems almost certain that lean times are head for the city of Monroe. Like many other cities through out the region and country facing budget deficits due to the home mortgage market collapse, credit crunch and soft economy Monroe faces some robust slashes in spending to deal with a projected $1 Million dollar budget shortfall by the end of this year; a figure that could reach $2 Million dollars by the end of 2009 if reductions in spending in the city’s general fund account are not made in a timely fashion.
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