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                                The trees came down quickly this week at Spook Woods in Marysville.

‘Spook Woods’ become ‘Majestic’ housing development

MARYSVILLE – At least it’s got a nicer name. Dozens of 75-year-old second-growth trees came down this week at “Spook Woods.” Taking its place will… Continue reading

 

5 vie for Marysville council spot

MARYSVILLE – Five candidates are facing off in the Aug. 6 primary to replace City Councilman Rob Toyer, who is running for Snohomish County treasurer.… Continue reading

 

Golf tourney raises $34K for special needs events

TULALIP – The 5th Annual Leah’s Dream Foundation golf tournament Saturday brought in more than $34,000 to help people with special needs. Foundation member Amy… Continue reading

 

Marysville moms help raise funds to find cure for CF

TULALIP – When Keldan Pablo and Kaidynce Olsen got their picture taken, they had to be separated by their moms Kelsie and Cortney. Not because… Continue reading

Like many of you, I felt the 4.6 earthquake

Like many others of you in Marysville and Arlington, I felt the 4.6 magnitude earthquake at 2:51 this morning. It was between Snohomish and Monroe.… Continue reading

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Longtime Marysville school board member faces rare challenge

MARYSVILLE – For the first time in his many years of service, Tom Albright is being challenged for District 5 on the Marysville School Board.… Continue reading

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Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

School’s not out for some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – When kids think of the Summer Slide they probably think of a city park or school playground. But for educators, they think of… Continue reading

Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

MARYSVILLE – Jim Ballew is going out with a bang. The city parks director for 30 years, who was a driving force behind Marysville’s impressive… Continue reading

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                                Caryn Brown of Arlington manages a smile during chemo treatment.

Relay for life means a lot to Arlington cancer survivor

ARLINGTON – For Caryn Brown of Arlington, Relay for Life really is about celebrating life. It was 10 years ago this November when she found… Continue reading

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                                Caryn Brown of Arlington manages a smile during chemo treatment.
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                                Construction continues on the new Quilceda Creek Casino just off Interstate 5.

New casino, hall, marina add to economic power of Tulalip

TULALIP – The Tulalip Tribes already are a huge economic force in the region, and three projects in the works are only going to add… Continue reading

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                                Construction continues on the new Quilceda Creek Casino just off Interstate 5.

Powerline Trail gets a charge from Marysville, L.S.

MARYSVILLE – A trail between Lake Stevens and Marysville is in the works that could eventually connect with three existing trails and become a regional… Continue reading

Moms raise money for Marysville youth football by playing the game themselves (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Moms of Marysville Youth Football League players took to the field Saturday at Quil Ceda Stadium for a variety of reasons. The youngest… Continue reading

Katie Prettyman of Marysville with men’s champion Joey Chestnut. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville woman a hot dog when it comes to eating

MARYSVILLE – Let’s be frank: Katie Prettyman of Marysville is not a wiener when it comes to eating hot dogs. In her first year of… Continue reading

Katie Prettyman of Marysville with men’s champion Joey Chestnut. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville, Arlington plan bang up 4th of July

A top-notch band out of Bellingham, along with fireworks, of course, will highlight Marysville’s first free 4th of July fireworks show at Marysville-Pilchuck High School… Continue reading

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                                Ben Spores tags out a runner in a game this year.

Arlington Eagles to play sports in college

ARLINGTON – Little did Ali Krediet know when she was kicking a ball around in Alaska growing up that she would be playing soccer in… Continue reading

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                                Ben Spores tags out a runner in a game this year.
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                                Don’s owner Sam Gohar improved the look of the lounge with a granite bar countertop and much more.

Marysville restaurant-lounge gets a makeover at age 50

MARYSVILLE – Some people nowadays like to get facelifts when they turn 50. Well, so did Don’s Restaurant downtown on 4th Street. Actually, it was… Continue reading

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                                Don’s owner Sam Gohar improved the look of the lounge with a granite bar countertop and much more.

Plan to reduce traffic woes in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Traffic continues to be a main concern of city residents, and the city’s new six-year Transportation Improvement Program continues to try to address… Continue reading

Vivien Palmer performs a contemporary dance to “Red Violin” at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Dancers, singers highlight Talent Show; festival gets busy this weekend (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Singers and dancers dominated the stage at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night. The 88th annual festival continues today through Sunday.… Continue reading

Vivien Palmer performs a contemporary dance to “Red Violin” at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Marysville’s RAP center shows its ‘muscle’, builds strength for fall start

MARYSVILLE – Just a few weeks ago, the Marysville School District’s Regional Apprentice Pathway program looked a little weak. But that changed Monday as more… Continue reading

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                                Danna and Tripp Gibson of Marysville walk off T-Mobile field prior to a recent game that he umpired.

Helping others an easy call

MARYSVILLE – Tripp Gibson of Marysville started at second base in a recent game between the Twins and the Mariners - as the umpire. It… Continue reading

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                                Danna and Tripp Gibson of Marysville walk off T-Mobile field prior to a recent game that he umpired.