Steve Powell

Suicide watch: Expert explains what to look for, where to find help

MARYSVILLE – While the nation was reading about the high-profile suicide of Washington State University quarterback Tyler Hilinski, Marysville Crisis Support Team chaplain Greg Kanehen… Continue reading

Chiropractor would go back to Jamaica on another mission

MARYSVILLE – Even in Jamaica, Jake Williams has got your back. Williams, a chiropractor at Life Impact, recently went on a weeklong mission trip to… Continue reading

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                                Students use technology in an older classroom, led by teacher Nathan McGehee, in the Marysville School District.

M’ville school taxes drop; state’s to go up

MARYSVILLE – Let’s start with the good news. Your tax bill for the Marysville School District is going to drop. The bad news is taxes… Continue reading

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                                Students use technology in an older classroom, led by teacher Nathan McGehee, in the Marysville School District.

Marysville hears State of the City, Chamber

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring reiterated his stance against giving money to panhandlers in his State of the City address at the Marysville-Tulalip Chamber of… Continue reading

M’ville comes out with big wins in legislature

MARYSVILLE – You would have thought Marysville won the NFC Championship. Elected and city officials were all smiles Monday at the council meeting talking about… Continue reading

Tuesday sports roundup: M-P beats Arlington surprisingly easily (slide show)

Marysville-Pilchuck had a surprisingly easy win at Arlington Tuesday night, considering both teams are among the leaders in the Wesco North. The Tommies shocking 13-0… Continue reading

Eagles, MG girls romp over foes

The Arlington Eagle girls have won six of their last eight games, defeating Marysville-Pilchuck 65-14 Wednesday night. Kelsey Mellick got Arlington off to a fast… Continue reading

Irene Anderson, left, of Tulalip walks her dog, Sadie, with the help of Marsha Hicks, a volunteer companion with Homage Senior Services. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

More companions needed for seniors, especially in Arlington

TULALIP – One day, when Irene Anderson was feeling down, she called Homage Senior Services volunteer Marsha Hicks to tell her not to come over.… Continue reading

Irene Anderson, left, of Tulalip walks her dog, Sadie, with the help of Marsha Hicks, a volunteer companion with Homage Senior Services. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M’ville’s ‘Happy Conductor’ wins Showcase on ‘Price is Right’

MARYSVILLE – Cory Cooper says he’s known at work as the “happy conductor, always singing.” “Why bring your problems on other people?” he said Friday,… Continue reading

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                                Terrie Decker helps her daughter Tawna into their car after being dropped off by the school bus. Decker wants Tawna’s previous driver back because he knew how to deal with her special needs.

Mom wants disabled daughter’s school bus driver back

MARYSVILLE – Kids who ride a school bus can become close to their drivers - they see them all the time. That can especially be… Continue reading

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                                Terrie Decker helps her daughter Tawna into their car after being dropped off by the school bus. Decker wants Tawna’s previous driver back because he knew how to deal with her special needs.

Coaches take on cancer in Arlington (slide show)

ARLINGTON – The gym was packed with pink Tuesday night in Arlington for its eighth year of participating in the nationwide American Cancer Society fund-raiser… Continue reading

Lakewood, Arlington both win big (slide show)

The Arlington Eagles got off to a slow start, but then powered by Snohomish 26-9 in the third quarter to win going away 65-44 Tuesday… Continue reading

55 years later, MLK’s issue still a problem here in M’ville (Updated with video)

Happiness can exist only in acceptance - George Orwell MARYSVILLE – Kierra Green and Eden Au Nguyen are two student leaders at Marysville Getchell High… Continue reading

Helping people in need at food bank helps MG basketball players appreciate what they have

MARYSVILLE – Giving back to your community is an honored tradition on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Corby Schuh’s Marysville Getchell High School boys basketball… Continue reading

M-P (mostly) puts MG on its back (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck completed dominated Marysville Getchell in a wrestling match Friday night, winning 57-18. But two of the most-competitive matches were won by MG.… Continue reading

Drugs be gone

Snohomish County works on new law that, like Marysville’s, would help it shut down drug and nuisance houses

A&T seniors Students of the Month in Marysville

TULALIP – Arthur Estudillo and Abagail Pierman are the January Students of the Month, as picked by the Kiwanis and Soroptimist clubs. Both are seniors… Continue reading

Eagles lose big lead, fall to Panthers (slide show)

ARLINGTON – It’s happened a few times this week - teams losing big leads and then the contests. In the NFL, the Chiefs did it… Continue reading

Book: You’re ignorant if you don’t know you are

MARYSVILLE – “You’re ignorant.” “No, you’re ignorant.” Turns out they are both right. No one knows everything. We are all ignorant to some degree. By… Continue reading

District 12, M’ville to continue RFA talks

MARYSVILLE – Let’s try Option 2. The City Council decided Monday night to still attempt to form a Regional Fire Authority with Snohomish County Fire… Continue reading