Steve Powell

Marysville, church volunteers clean up nuisance property

MARYSVILLE – Mike Oleson got an early Christmas present Tuesday - one he’d been wanting for five years. Code Enforcement and other city workers, along… Continue reading

Lakewood finds new standout in win over Ferndale (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – With second-leading scorer Machai Harris out sick, Lakewood coach Anthony Wiederkehr needed someone to step up. Morgan Stacey did - big time. The… Continue reading

Hammering out RAP’s details

MARYSVILLE – Local legislators plan to support a bill that would help fund the startup of the proposed Regional Apprenticeship Pathways Center at Marysville-Pilchuck High… Continue reading

‘Inner beast’ comes out of girls at M-P wrestling match (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Wrestling is bringing out the “inner beast” in girls on the newly combined Marysville Getchell-Marysville Pilchuck high school team. New coach Andie White… Continue reading

‘Coat lady’ no longer has to say, ‘No’ (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The “coat lady” must have felt like Scrooge the past few years. While everyone else was giving stuff away at the Toy Store,… Continue reading

Lions roar past M-P (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Defending 2A state champs Lynden schooled 3A Marysville-Pilchuck Monday night in every facet of the game, winning 80-46. M-P fans can only hope… Continue reading

Don’t miss “The Trial of Santa” Dec. 7-8 (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – I had never been to a middle school play before - ever. I’ve been missing out. The title of the play, “The Trial… Continue reading

Investigation slows charges in Arlington teen sex crime case

ARLINGTON – A Snohomish County deputy prosecutor said Monday that a now 35-year-old Arlington woman arrested last summer on suspicion of various sex crimes with… Continue reading

MG standing tall after win over Kamiak

MARYSVILLE – The taller they all the harder they fall, or something like that. Kamiak’s 7-foot center Ryker Wuttke had two blocks in the first… Continue reading

Marysville council learns about unhealthy part of the community

MARYSVILLE – The health of the city, or rather the unhealthy part of it, was spotlighted in two presentations to the City Council at Monday’s… Continue reading

Holiday lights going up; tours start Dec. 7 at golf course

MARYSVILLE – A smooth ride is just one of the improvements the 8th Annual Tour of Lights will have this year. The city evened out… Continue reading

10,000 turn out for Merrysville for the Holidays (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The Merrysville for the Holidays event last Saturday drew an estimated 10,000 spectators, twice the amount that usually shows up. “There’s way too… Continue reading

The prices these Christmas trees go for could shock you (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Do you have sticker price shock at the price of trees this Christmas? If you think $100 or so is bad, try $5,000… Continue reading

Panel recommends RFA for Marysville, District 12

MARYSVILLE – A Regional Fire Authority is looking more likely. A committee that has been researching an RFA for about a year is recommending that… Continue reading

‘Crafts gone wild’ provides “piece of my heritage’ to every customer (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Angela Maddux’s eyes still light up like a Christmas tree when she talks about the holidays with her family growing up. In the… Continue reading

Sunnyside Nursery needs the right buyer to keep it going

Longtime owner Smith says it would be a shame for it to become housing

November busy for school tours at Hibulb Cultural Center (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – To celebrate Native American History Month, many schools are taking field trips to the Hibulb Cultural Center. Museum manager Mytl Hernandez said Friday… Continue reading

Chamber in need of volunteers

MARYSVILLE – Are you bored in retirement and want something to do? Are the kids going to school now and you want to help somewhere?… Continue reading

Freeze hits cold-weather shelter

MARYSVILLE – A Cold-Weather Shelter to help the homeless this winter is getting the cold shoulder. The Damascus Road Church, as it has for many… Continue reading

Some object to lack of public process as Thompson named superintendent of Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE – Since he took over as acting, then interim and now superintendent of the Marysville School District, Jason Thompson has emphasized trying to heal… Continue reading