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Income tax not needed

  • Jun 16, 2010 at 10:16AM

This fall Washington voters will likely again be asked to pass a state income tax. Tax proponents want to impose a tax of 5 percent on people with yearly incomes over $200,000 and on couples with incomes over $400,000. The rate would rise to 9 percent at the $500,000 and $1 million levels.

UPDATE | Supreme Court rules against Arlington group's effort to keep Ref. 71 signatures secret

  • Jun 24, 2010 at 10:00AM updated Jun 26, 2010 at 12:30PM

Despite contention from an Arlington-based group, the Supreme Court has ruled that the names of 138,000 people who signed petitions last year in support of a state anti-gay marriage referendum must be made public.

UPDATE | The Saga Continues: Complete 'Twilight Saga' showing at Marysville Regal Cinemas

  • Jun 28, 2010 at 2:00PM updated Jun 30, 2010 at 8:16AM

Marysville Regal Cinemas, located at 9811 State Ave., is showing all three films in "The Twilight Saga" June 29-30, and The Marysville Globe is giving its readers an opportunity to take part in a "Twilight Saga" of their own.

Friendship Walk raises money for ‘Voices’

  • Jun 30, 2010 at 7:17AM

ARLINGTON — Cindy Somers smiles as she describes her son’s musical talents. “He just hears the music and plays it,” Somers said about 29-year-old Brandon King, a Marysville resident who has Williams syndrome — a rare genetic condition that can cause cardiovascular disease and learning disabilities. “He played in high school, but when he got out of school there was nothing for him. This has been such a blessing.” King was one of a few dozen participants to take part in Village

Arlington moms hit the gridiron against Lakewood moms in July 18 Powder Puff game

  • Jul 7, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 3:56PM

Moms from Lakewood and Arlington have been sitting in the stands, watching their sons for so long they’ve decided to strap on some cleats and see what football is all about.

Tulalip Lions Club, PC Recycle of Arlington team up to fill truck with 'e-waste'

  • Jul 7, 2010 at 10:18AM

The Tulalip Lions Club and PC Recycle of Arlington teamed up to help area techies dispose of their old and outdated electronics in an environmentally safe way.

Red Cross encourages people and pet safety during days of excessive heat buildup

  • Jul 7, 2010 at 12:04PM

With temperatures expected to rise this week, the American Red Cross encourages individuals and families to take the necessary precautions. The very young and the elderly are especially vulnerable to the heat, so it is important that families and friends check on them regularly.

Fly-In draws planes, people to Arlington

  • Jul 9, 2010 at 6:00AM updated at 12:16PM

One thing that regular visitors to the Arlington Fly-In noticed this year is how much the five-day event has grown over the course of its 43 years. Children from Marysville, Arlington and beyond showed up at 9 a.m. on July 7, the first day of the Fly-In, as part of an Arlington Assembly of God youth trip.

'Crowns For Hope' pageant supports Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

  • Jul 9, 2010 at 12:23PM

The first "Crowns For Hope" charity luncheon pageant is set for July 31, but the deadline to enter without a late fee is July 24. Monica Berginc was inspired to create and coordinate the event by meeting 2009's Mrs. Washington international, DeAnna Emborski, at the All American Girl Pageant in Marysville in February. Berginc wanted to organize a children's and young adults' beauty pageant to support a worthwhile community cause, and after hearing how Emborski, the outgoing publisher of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times, used her participation in pageants to raise awareness about domestic violence, Berginc chose Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County as Crowns For Hope's cause.

Marysville American Legion conducts flag retirement in Arlington

  • Jul 13, 2010 at 7:54AM

Marysville American Legion Post 178 is interested in collecting any American flags that need to be retired for a flag disposal ceremony July 25 near Bryant.

Use it or lose it

  • Jul 16, 2010 at 11:08AM

My parents retired several years ago. Like many of you who are also retired from a lifetime of work, my folks were excited to choose how to spend their free time.

‘Tips taking it to the streets

  • Jul 16, 2010 at 11:10AM

The Everett Silvertips are giving their fans a chance to take center stage — across the street from the Comcast Arena. The parking lot on the corner of Hewitt and Lombard avenues will host the first Everett Silvertips Street Hockey Tournament July 17.

New tenant could occupy Smokey Point Food Pavilion building by early next year

  • Jul 22, 2010 at 2:07PM

SMOKEY POINT — A new tenant could be setting up shop in the old Food Pavilion building by early next year. John van Rensburg, project manager for Seattle-based developer Gateway Partner, said that he has received a letter of intent from a national tenant to lease two-thirds of the building's space. Due to pending contracts, Rensburg could not release the name of that tenant, but said that he hopes to have the it in the space by the end of January 2011.

Snohomish County Red Cross announces new officers, Board members

  • Jul 23, 2010 at 7:02AM

Local residents Mark McClure and Rochelle James are among a group of new officers taking over on the Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Picking blueberries on Arlington's Red Rooster Route is an outdoor adventure

  • Jul 23, 2010 at 8:19AM

The tastiest festival in Washington is about to begin in Arlington on the Red Rooster Route. On Saturday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Bryant Blueberry Farm & Nursery opens its farm gates for its annual Blueberry Festival where blueberries are ripe for picking.

Work to replace SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge begins in Marysville

  • Jul 23, 2010 at 11:59AM

Drivers on State Route 529 can expect road closures on Ebey Slough Bridge the week of July 26 as construction crews work on building the bridge's replacement.

Arson suspect wanted in Lake Goodwin Park fire

  • Jul 26, 2010 at 1:27PM

STANWOOD — Authorities are searching for a suspect in the July 26 fire at Lake Goodwin Community Park. The Snohomish County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the fire as arson, and damage to the large playground structure that appears to have been intentionally set on fire that morning is estimated to be as much as $100,000.

Marysville Goodwill computer classes provide job skills

  • Jul 28, 2010 at 7:00AM updated at 4:15PM

Arlington's Lawrence Pederson can attest to the value of the Marysville Goodwill's computer classes. The Marysville Goodwill's Job Training and Education Center will conduct registrations Aug. 2 for its free eight-week session of classes starting on Aug. 9, and Pederson assured prospective students that, if he can learn how to use a computer from the Goodwill's courses, anyone can.

Marysville kickball set for big finish, moves championship game to Cedar Field

  • Jul 28, 2010 at 7:58AM

The six-week schedule is finished and kickball players from around Snohomish County are now playing for keeps.

Candidates ready to square off in primary election

  • Jul 28, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Jul 29, 2010 at 8:21AM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Voters should soon start seeing their 2010 primary election ballots in the mail. The Snohomish County Auditor's Office was scheduled to mail the ballots July 29 for the Aug. 17 election. The top two candidates from each partisan race will move on to the Nov. 2 general election. Non-partisan races, such as state supreme court, will not appear on the primary unless there are three or more candidates running. In northern Snohomish County, a number of local and statewide positions are on this year's ballot.

PC Recycle holds grand opening in Arlington

  • Jul 29, 2010 at 1:33PM

Mayor Margaret Larson and City Council member Linda Byrnes were among those on hand during a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Arlington business. On July 13, PC Recycle, located at 5702 172nd Street NE, celebrated its grand opening.

Smothers hired as creative graphic artist for Marysville Globe, Arlington Times

  • Aug 4, 2010 at 3:31PM

MARYSVILLE — After more than a decade of traveling, Arlington-raised Brooks Smothers is glad to be back in his old hometown, working as a creative graphic artist for The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times.

Lakewood School District prepares for new school year

  • Aug 9, 2010 at 8:16AM

Students in Lakewood will be returning to the classroom on Wednesday, Sept. 1, meaning that registration for all district schools is right around the corner.

SnoCo Fun Fair coming to Smokey Point

  • Aug 9, 2010 at 8:18AM

SMOKEY POINT — Parents — grab your children. The SnoCo Fun Fair will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Kidzle B Kids preschool.

Snohomish County issues more than 1,000 replacement ballots

  • Aug 9, 2010 at 10:56AM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — An error in the ballot assembly process has led the Snohomish County Auditor's Office to send out more than 1,000 replacement ballots for the Aug. 17 election. According to Snohomish County Auditor Carolyn Weikel, 1,007 ballots countywide included races and issues that voters in those specific precincts were not eligible to vote on.

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