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- Aug 13, 2010 at 9:05AM
With temperatures expected to be in the 90s in the coming days, people and animals are at risk for heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Elders, babies, overweight and chronically ill people are especially vulnerable to heat illness.
- Aug 13, 2010 at 4:15PM
STANWOOD — With support from local businesses, the Lake Goodwin Community Club and Snohomish County Parks and Recreation will kick off efforts to rebuild the Lake Goodwin Community Park playground destroyed by arson last month. Snohomish County Parks and the Lake Goodwin Community Club will co-host a barbecue and fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Lake Goodwin Park, located at 4620 Lakewood Rd. in Stanwood.
- Aug 16, 2010 at 2:27PM
SMOKEY POINT — The Marysville Kiwanis Club's Bingo Run pancake breakfast at Sound Harley-Davidson Aug. 7 raised an estimated $200 for the Law Enforcement Torch Run's Special Olympics funds, but local Kiwanians want their community to know that they've got plenty more events coming up that could use more volunteers.
- Aug 17, 2010 at 9:00PM updated Aug 18, 2010 at 1:45AM
Initial results from the Aug. 17 primary election have been released by Snohomish County Elections.
- Aug 18, 2010 at 12:06PM
Janice Vallin began her first day as the publisher of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times Aug. 9, and her first priority is to get to know her new hometown.
- Aug 19, 2010 at 6:00AM updated at 10:51AM
ARLINGTON — Transportation crews will soon be closing a two-mile section of SR 530 as they install solar-powered road reflectors. Crews will close all lanes of the road between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 and Saturday, Aug. 21, while they put in the reflectors between both entrances to Oso Loop Road between Arlington and Darrington. Local traffic will be able to access the road during construction, while other traffic will be detoured to Oso Loop Road.
- Aug 24, 2010 at 9:55AM
Although Primary Election results continue to come in, most of races north Snohomish County residents took action on have not changed since Aug. 17. The top two candidates in each race move on to the Nov. 2 General Election. In the race for the U.S. Senate, Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Dino Rossi will be facing off. As of Monday, Aug. 23, Murray had collected 643,139 votes statewide, or 46.41 percent of the vote, while Rossi saw 461,781 votes, or 33 percent. In Snohomish County, Murray, the incumbent, saw similar results, with 63,666 (46.2 percent) votes compared to Rossi's 45,809 (33.3 percent).
- Aug 25, 2010 at 8:20AM
Two area networking groups are kicking off the first of a series of events aimed at increasing commerce in the Arlington and Marysville communities.
- Aug 26, 2010 at 11:41AM
Lakewood football coach Dan Teeter has been strategizing for the 2010 season for a few years now. He has all the pieces in place to make a run at the Cascade Conference championship, now it’s a matter of taking the right steps starting from the first practice, which began Aug. 18.
- Aug 27, 2010 at 12:09PM
MARYSVILLE — Like many area business owners, Mark Badgley feels like he's at the end of his rope. Badgley has already overcome significant obstacles in his life, but the owner of Snoopits on State Avenue feels especially tested now. Badgley started Snoopits, a thrift store that started a campaign to supply diapers to the Marysville and Arlington food banks, because he wanted to give back to the community.
- Aug 30, 2010 at 10:41AM
Watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings will again be on display during the annual "Roaming Artists" art show. The free art show, which features works from a handful of Arlington and Marysville artists, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Camano Multipurpose Center (141 N. East Camano Drive).
- Aug 31, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Sep 1, 2010 at 12:51PM
SMOKEY POINT — Walmart has opened a temporary hiring center near its new store location to fill approximately 350 positions. The center, located at 3704 172nd Street NE, began accepting applications on Monday, Aug. 20, and will continue to do so from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Sep 8, 2010 at 8:29AM
United States Rep. Rick Larsen saw a local face during his recent trip to Afghanistan. The 2nd District Congressman was able to pin a combat infantry badge on U.S. Army Spc. Denis Moynihan, a Marysville resident who serves out of a combat outpost in southern Kandahar.
- Sep 9, 2010 at 7:24AM
The secret to Lakewood’s cross country success is pretty simple. The Cougars just don’t stop running. Many of Lakewood’s runners kept their training up over the summer, as has become the custom.
- Sep 9, 2010 at 7:25AM
- Sep 14, 2010 at 12:26PM
TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes are awarding $130,000 for regional health care projects through second quarter funding from Tribal enterprise and Casino revenues.
- Sep 15, 2010 at 7:00AM updated Oct 8, 2010 at 2:43PM
MARYSVILLE — Bad weather might have driven the event indoors halfway through its four-hour running time, but HomeStreet Bank's Marysville branch kept its first small business fair going Sept. 10.
- Sep 15, 2010 at 2:40PM
The Cougars couldn’t have asked for a better sendoff to Cascade Conference play. Lakewood dominated host Lynden Christian on the gridiron Sept. 10 to the tune of a 37-7 victory in a non-conference game.
- Sep 20, 2010 at 6:59AM
- Sep 23, 2010 at 11:39AM
OLYMPIA — The Drug Enforcement Administration is teaming up with area law enforcement agencies to try and prevent overdoses on prescription painkillers in Washington state. According to the DEA, the Marysville and Arlington police departments will be collecting expired or unused medications at their locations, as will the Tulalip and Stillaguamish tribal police, on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sep 27, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Oct 8, 2010 at 3:26PM
ARLINGTON — North County Bank customers may have noticed a new name on their financial institution. The bank, which has locations in Smokey Point, Marysville, Lake Stevens and Everett, reopened as branches of Whidbey Island Bank on Monday, Sept. 27, after the Washington Department of Financial Institutions closed North County on Friday, Sept. 24. The federal agency, citing that North County had inadequate capital and severe loan losses, also announced that Whidbey Island Bank, headquartered in Oak Harbor, would assume the majority of the bank’s deposits and assets.
- Sep 28, 2010 at 8:18AM
ARLINGTON — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church recently honored choir member Bud Peterson’s for his 65-plus years in the choir. On Sunday, Sept. 19, church choir members past and present joined Peterson and his wife, Doris (Dip), for a luncheon at the Arlington church to celebrate the time he spent as a baritone with the choir.
- Oct 5, 2010 at 7:00AM updated Oct 18, 2010 at 9:06AM
The greenery of the Plant Farm at Smokey Point was soon dotted with orange on the morning of Oct. 2, as Marysville Rotarians prepared for the return of their annual “Pumpkins for Literacy” program, which kicks off Oct. 9.
- Oct 7, 2010 at 10:59AM
I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with celebrated chef John Sundstrom, who visited Northwest Center’s early learning and childcare program and offered an interesting take on inclusion.
- Oct 7, 2010 at 11:01AM
Too many north County store fronts are vacant. Snohomish County’s unemployment hovers at 9.4 percent, a notch below the state average 9.6 percent. Businesses and public agencies tighten belts by cutting still more jobs. Investment capital has gone into hiding, afraid of deflation and unwilling to accept meager earnings that might not match inflation. What to do?