Steve Powell

Donation helps Marysville police continue fight against school bullying

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police got a boost Wednesday in their continuing fight to battle bullying and suicide in local schools with an almost $31,600 donation.… Continue reading

 

Teaming up to fight cancer

First in a series MARYSVILLE – Linda Clark’s dad and brother died of cancer within a few months of each other. “It was devastating and… Continue reading

 

Young chefs have a fiesta with food competition (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Some of the best chefs in Marysville competed for top honors Thursday. Never mind that they are only third- to fifth-graders. LaToya Morris… Continue reading

 

The House That Ken Built

MARYSVILLE – It will forever be known as the House That Ken Built. Ken Cage worked for a couple of decades trying to bring a… Continue reading

Arlington boys come from behind to beat Monroe in extra innings (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Andrew Smith smashed a single down the third-base line past a drawn-in infield to lead the Eagles to a come-from-behind win over Monroe… Continue reading

M-P, MG girls win; so do M-P, Arlington boys; Lakewood gets a no-hitter (slide show)

Marysville Pilchuck In girls softball, the Tommies came from behind to beat Mount Vernon 6-4. Sydney Zachry led the winners going 2-3 with a run… Continue reading

To make up snow days, Marysville schools won’t get out now until June 21

MARYSVILLE – Hey kids, remember how excited you were about the snow days? Well, this isn’t Bernie Sanders land. Nothing comes free. Students won’t be… Continue reading

NSF mean RFA is needed to improve response times

MARYSVILLE – If you’re having a medical emergency or fire, nothing’s more important than time. Reducing response time is just one improvement residents can expect… Continue reading

Marysville woman gives up artifact 48 years later

Arlington woman’s Facebook site helps her out

Strawberry Festival ripe with new stuff, including pro wrestling

MARYSVILLE – “Let’s get ready to rumble.” As Maryfest, the nonprofit that puts on the Marysville Strawberry Festival, announced its royalty this week, it also… Continue reading

Poochapalooza done due to lack of volunteer help

MARYSVILLE – It looks as if Marysville Poochapalooza’s run has come to an end. After 12 years, members of the nonprofit Marysville Dog Owners Group… Continue reading

Arlington baseball, girls track look exceptional (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Based on the number of All-Wesco returnees from last year, the Eagles should have exceptionally strong baseball and girls track teams. Good pitching… Continue reading

M-P boys make history with 4th-place finish (slide show)

TACOMA – Coach Bary Gould’s boys basketball team made history Saturday. The Marysville-Pilchuck squad beat Kelso 71-60 to place fourth in the state 3A basketball… Continue reading

Marysville told of need for affordable housing

MARYSVILLE – The need for more affordable housing in Marysville was the topic of a presentation to the City Council Monday. Chris Collier, program manager… Continue reading

Despite ouster at state, some good news for Arlington girls basketball team

TACOMA - This question is for Arlington High School girls basketball fans. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? The good… Continue reading

MG scores big on last question to finish 2nd in Hi-Q

MARYSVILLE – After missing eight-straight questions, it didn’t look good for Marysville Getchell High School’s Hi-Q team. But it scored points on its final five… Continue reading

Lakewood soon to have 2 Fields of Dreams (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – The high school has one Field of Dreams and soon will have two. The girls softball team is turning out on its new… Continue reading

M-P boys, Arlington girls advance at state; Eagle boys ousted

Swish, swish, swish. Windshield wipers? Nope. A broom? Nope. What kept making that sound Saturday at Everett Community College were shots put up by Marysville-Pilchuck… Continue reading

Young man killed by hit-and-run driver was well-loved

MARYSVILLE — Matthew Colson was well loved. That is obvious looking at his Facebook page, with dozens of comments from friends and family mourning his… Continue reading

Marysville takes on bigger role in Regional Apprenticeship Pathways plan

MARYSVILLE – Chris Nation noticed. In a work session discussion of the Marysville school board about the fledgling Regional Apprenticeship Pathways, the director said it… Continue reading