Students strike up the band in support of protesting teachers

Members of the Lakewood High School band show up to support their teachers in a one-day walkout April 22. The teachers want more funds for basic education from the state legislature. Lakewood teachers also will be part of a protest starting at 1:30 p.m. in Arlington.  - Kirk Boxleitner
  • Apr 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Apr 24, 2015 at 4:57PM

LAKEWOOD — The teachers were on strike, but the band played on. Members of the Lakewood High School marching band were among the nearly 60 students, teachers and community members who joined more than 130 Lakewood School District teachers April 22 on the 172nd Street overpass connecting Lakewood and Smokey Point.

Arlington schools improve vocational offerings

  • Today at 7:00AM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington School District's first "Know Your Schools" event of the year drew questions from parents about vocational education and recent teacher protests of the state legislature.

Participants carve out time to make art out of wood

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

MARYSVILLE — Four years of honing his craft finally paid off for Arlington's Dave Mitchell. On April 18, he earned a first-place ribbon from the Quil Cedar Carvers during their 30th annual "Artistry in Wood" event at the Red Curtain Arts Center.

Funds raised for cancer patient

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

ARLINGTON — As 32-year-old Nicole Thompson faces Stage 4 cancer, her mother, Melinda Stewart, explained how Nicole's illness has impacted the whole family.

Marysville Globe

Praise and raze (Editorial)

  • Apr 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Raze to Gov. Jay Inslee for threatening a reporter last week. He sounded more like a playground bully or inebriated tavern goer than our top politician. He needs to be more intelligent when dealing with the public.

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Would you favor a state income tax so schools can get the money they need?

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