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Skykomish – It’s a Downhill Ride (video)

Real facts about Skykomish. They’re 100% backed up by incontrovertible evidence. Downhill is great on the ski slopes, but it’s not so good for Sky.   Hi, I’m Megan Baker. Let’s review some Skykomish facts. Number One. Skykomish begins a long decline as WWII comes to an end. Number two. King County promises to return …

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Skykomish Hotel Sale Update – Part 2 (video)

Hotel owner discusses reasons why litigation is likely to last for years. Watch Update here or click image below: * * * * * Fair Use Notice: This website post may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for news reporting, educational and other limited purposes only. This constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such …

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Skykomish Hotel Sale Update – Part 1 (video)

Hotel owner gives his latest thoughts regarding the sale of the Skykomish Hotel. Stay tuned for Part 2. * * * * * Fair Use Notice: This website post may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for news reporting, educational and other limited purposes only. This constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such …

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Skykomish – Mike Pierce is ‘Fighting Mad’!

Mike Pierce forced to retract his lies here. Related Article on Mike Pierce here. * * * * * Fair Use Notice: This website post may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for news reporting, educational and other limited purposes only. This constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided …

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Skykomish Hotel Sale Delayed

The sale of the historic Skykomish Hotel has been delayed (watch video). Like the Hotel, SkykomishNews.com has itself proven both popular and durable, some days receiving well over 500 visits. My name is Megan Baker. I’ve recently been added to the news and production staff to help take things in a new direction. Let’s get …

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Former Skykomish Mayor Charlotte Mackner Dead!

Charlotte Louise (Skip) Mackner, 1952 Skykomish high school graduate and former two-term Skykomish Mayor, died Tuesday, January 14th 2014 at age 79 following a brief illness. She is survived by husband Robert ‘Bob’ and daughter Chontelle. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Holyrood Cemetery Chapel, Shoreline, Washington. …

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Skykomish Property Tax Levy – Vote NO!

Skykomish School District 404 voters face an important ballot issue. They are being asked to approve yet another 4 year Property Tax Levy. District 404 has the highest per pupil cost in the state and consistently ranks at or near the bottom in achievement. This vote isn’t about ‘the kids’. It’s also not about school …

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Real Friends of Skykomish

‘Friends of Skykomish’, a Facebook fan page devoted to self-immolation, ranting and hurling insults, has a new competitor, ‘Real Friends of Skykomish’. Rick Aydelotte, the face behind the new fan page, is a longtime resident and knows the ropes. Like others who have fallen out of favour with the ‘tavern crowd’, Rick has become prey …

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Skykomish Faces an Uphill Battle

Skykomish is struggling to avoid becoming just one more US Highway 2 ghost town. Nearby Grotto and others have already been pushed into the dust bin of history. Some were one horse towns. When their dominant industry and largest employer closed, residents fled, leaving only weeds to sprout from cracks in the street. Sky’s death …

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Skykomish’s Darrel ‘Josh’ Joselyn Passes Away – So Long Old Friend

Monday October 21st life long Skykomish resident, business owner, Fire District #50 Chief, community leader, politician and local icon Darrel ‘Josh’ Joselyn passed peacefully in his sleep from this earth into the loving arms of his Creator. Josh will be remembered as a true friend who always had the best interests of his beloved Skykomish …

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