Steve Powell

M-P girls win first game at state Friday 6-2 (slide show)

Marysville-Pilchuck continued its winning ways this season Friday with a 6-2 win over Prairie in the first round of the state softball tournament. The Tomahawks… Continue reading

 

With milestone mark, Lakewood girl wins state high jump title

TACOMA — In high school girls high jump, an inch is like a mile. So Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood accomplished quite a milestone in winning… Continue reading

 

These athletes up to the challenge (slide show)

ARLINGTON – You won’t hear “kill the umpire” at this game. You’d be more likely to see someone hug an ump - if there was… Continue reading

 

Marysville full of Wonder Women (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Lynda Carter and Gal Gadat have nothing on the Marysville Soroptimist Wonder Women. The Soroptimists celebrated their 40 years of existence in town… Continue reading

AD, student honored at Marysville school board meeting

MARYSVILLE – School district athletic director Greg Erickson and Marysville-Pilchuck High School junior Edgar Martinez shared the stage at the school board meeting Monday night.… Continue reading

Marysville kids get hooked on fishing (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Hundreds of people turned out on a sunny day for the Kiwanis Fishing Derby Saturday. Ken Edwards of Marysville said he’s been bringing… Continue reading

Why all the smiles at Marysville School District office? (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Ever wonder what teachers do when they retire? Smile. A lot. Newly named interim Marysville School District Superintendent Jason Thompson said at a… Continue reading

Marysville high schools’ responses sometimes contradict themselves

MARYSVILLE – Jason Thompson is in the hot seat. As acting Marysville School District superintendent, he plans to decide by early June what Marysville-Pilchuck and… Continue reading

Museum turns 1, exhibits much older than that

MARYSVILLE – The first year of the Marysville Museum is history. Well almost. On June 3, from noon to 3 p.m., the museum will celebrate… Continue reading

M-P, Arlington knocked out of state baseball playoffs (slide show)

MOUNT VERNON — The Marysville-Pilchuck baseball team can always hit the ball and play defense. But with only two main pitchers, you had to wonder… Continue reading

Bikinis for beach not business, mom tells council

MARYSVILLE – A Marysville mom complained to the City Council Monday night that she doesn’t like that a bikini barista stand has opened up in… Continue reading

McKenzie Justice, left, hit a home run and came within inches of another in M-P ‘s 12-1 win over Meadowdale Tuesday. Little Chloe Morgan actually outslugged the Tomahawk standout by hitting two home runs. One was the traditional over-the-fence variety. The other was the more-rare inside the park. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M-P splits games; joins MG, Arlington in consolation bracket

EVERETT – At 4 foot 11, 105 pounds, Chloe Morgan does not look at all like a power hitter. But for the second-straight year in… Continue reading

McKenzie Justice, left, hit a home run and came within inches of another in M-P ‘s 12-1 win over Meadowdale Tuesday. Little Chloe Morgan actually outslugged the Tomahawk standout by hitting two home runs. One was the traditional over-the-fence variety. The other was the more-rare inside the park. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

5 MG girls to play sports in college (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Five girls at Marysville Getchell High School announced at a ceremony Monday night where they plan to play sports in college. Hannah Jones… Continue reading

Support for families of opioid addicts

SILVANA – It looked like any group gathering to play cards, talk about issues or eat dinner. Young and old, people from all walks of… Continue reading

M’ville Students of the Month overcome obstacles

MARYSVILLE – Two Marysville Getchell graduating seniors who have become passionate about community service in drastically different ways are the Kiwanis-Soroptimist Students of the Month… Continue reading

M-P girls, boys stand out at Marysville City Championships (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – As usual, Kiarra Green and Trina Davis did not disappoint. The two fastest girls in Marysville have had quite the rivalry the past… Continue reading

Tommies return to help seniors in final year

MARYSVILLE – For 3 1/2 years, Marysville-Pilchuck students and staff have bravely dealt with their emotions related to the shooting in October of 2014. This… Continue reading

It’s a good trade: You earn while you learn

MARYSVILLE – In the trade industry, “You earn while you learn.” That’s one advantage the trades have over college, Jake Morgan, a Snohomish County Public… Continue reading

Don’t turn the page yet on library election

The book is not closed on the library election. The library measure was ahead 50.2 percent to 49.8 percent Thursday after trailing 50.4 percent to… Continue reading

Bankers teach kids about money, money, money, money (slide show)

“Money, get away. Get a good job with good pay and you’re okay. Money, it’s a gas. Grab that cash with both hands and make… Continue reading