Steve Powell

MP Strong: Tears but no fears (slide show)

EVERETT – High school graduations always have some tears. But the one for Marysville-Pilchuck Wednesday had more than most. At the front of the 289… Continue reading

Trip down memory lane in Marysville includes good and bad (slide show)

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Graduating seniors sound a lot like teachers and parents. That’s what students at Allen Creek Elementary and other grade… Continue reading

Mt. View, A&T grads overcome obstacles to graduate (slide show)

TULALIP – You can’t stereotype students at Mountain View High School on the Tulalip campus. One graduate got a diploma Thursday evening after finishing her… Continue reading

‘We’re not going to tolerate another generation of homeless veterans’

SMOKEY POINT – The emotional well-being of military members has been neglected for too long. That was the overriding message of speakers at the dedication… Continue reading

Strawberry Festival starts today

MARYSVILLE – The king will be in town this week. No, not Elvis or LeBron, we’re talking abot the king of the 87th annual Marysville… Continue reading

Nancy Schaut hands out “Wonder Woman” necklaces to Marysville high school graduates who received Soroptimist scholarships Tuesday. Schaut won one in 1988 and returned to the club to help the community. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Hundreds of Marysville students win thousands of dollars in scholarships, awards

MARYSVILLE – As 10 high school graduates received scholarships from the Soroptimists Tuesday, speakers talked about how they hoped someday the young women would return… Continue reading

Nancy Schaut hands out “Wonder Woman” necklaces to Marysville high school graduates who received Soroptimist scholarships Tuesday. Schaut won one in 1988 and returned to the club to help the community. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

The band plays on – even at a carnival in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – It’s not the kind of place you usually see a concert band. So visitors to the Marysville-Tulalip Chamber of Commerce Carnival Thursday night… Continue reading

Ochoa soaring after winning state title

LAKEWOOD – Afraid that she had reached a plateau, Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood instead has taken some big leaps the past week. The Cougar track… Continue reading

Adult daycares provide safe place, can stimulate minds (slide show)

Part 2 of 2 ARLINGTON – More adult daycares are needed. “Dementia is a sad disease,” said Susan Lee, owner of Leeside Manor in Arlington,… Continue reading

Family that built ‘Castle Bird Brain’ would love to see it salvaged

MARYSVILLE – The family that built the “Castle Bird Brain” in the early 1990s said Wednesday they hope it can be salvaged rather than demolished… Continue reading

Trio will ride atop Marysville float in Strawberry Festival parade June 16 (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Nathan Weller has been in the Marysville Strawberry Festival Parade before – just not as king. Weller, a junior at Marysville Getchell High… Continue reading

All that jazz made up of female musicians

MARYSVILLE – The all-time greatest jazz musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Bennie Goodman, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and many more. But while there are… Continue reading

Marysville City Band to perform at carnival Thursday, museum Friday (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The 45-member Marysville City Band will perform an outdoor concert, weather permitting, to kick off the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce annual fundraising… Continue reading

Marysville to share information on tax plan

MARYSVILLE – Communications director Connie Mennie talked about how the city would inform the public about the August vote on the Criminal Justice Tax at… Continue reading

Daycare not just for kids anymore

Boomers look to adult daycares to watch over parents while they work

Among local teams, Lakewood tracksters star at state

TACOMA — Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood was our only local state champion, but many others won medals at the state 3A and 2A Track Championships… Continue reading

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