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Voters, not Council, should decide fate of vehicle tab fee increases

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:32PM

Marysville is joining a number of cities who, along with the Snohomish County Council, are in the early stages of considering the formation of a Transportation Benefit District to raise funds for roadwork. The TBD could increase vehicle license tab fees by as much as $20 without voter approval, and more than $20 with voter approval.

Senate leadership disdains will of the people

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:32PM

by Amber Gunn

Take another look at I-937 and encourage new hydro generation

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:32PM

by Don C. Brunell

Spring is the time for childhood opportunities

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:32PM

Parents of school-aged children, please make a springtime resolution to kick your kids outside.

U.S. Supreme Court decision should make Washington voters happy

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 8:32PM

A March 18 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court should make a lot of voters in Washington state very happy.

What to do about gasoline prices

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

by Alex Epstein

Green buildings focus of conference

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

Architects and builders from across Snohomish and King counties converged on Everetts Events Center to hear leaders in the building industry expound on green issues. Over 750 building-trade professionals took the day to hear and share whats new in the fields of design and materials. But first they had to get past a clutch of demonstrators wearing goofy costumes. They were such a jolly lot that it was difficult to determine whether they were seriously peeved over Weyerhaeusers timber practices or just out having a good time.

Its a dirty, dirty business

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

One of the first things I learned when I started writing politics in 1961 was that naming federal prosecutors is part of the political patronage that goes with being elected president. Those are political plum jobs like postmasters and liquor store managers. Every lawyer who got a federal prosecutorial appointment knew that while he had a four-year term, he served at the pleasure of the president and could be let go at any time without being given a reason.

One mayor gets a raise while another gets an earful

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendall and Arlington Mayor Margaret Larson were both on the receiving end recently; Mayor Kendall got a pay raise and Mayor Larson got an earful from local residents concerned about public safety.

Presidential politics and foreign policy

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

by Jacob G. Hornberger

Fifty-two card pickup

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

Well, too bad, that al-Quaida propagandist who was killed by the Iraqis the other day in Taji, Iraq, was not one of the top 52 terrorists pictured on the deck of cards Americans put out back at the start of the Iraq war.

Textbooks in transition

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

Take a look at students waiting for school buses. Have you noticed how they stand? That they are tilted? With twenty pounds in their backpacks they strain against the load, putting the weight on the balls of their feet.

Changing the rules is hazardous to our states competitiveness

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

by Don C. Brunell

Conservative Hypocrisy

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 8:31PM

by Sheldon Richman

Gone are a couple of gentle people

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

by Don C. Brunell

How to stop Iran?

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

by Elan Journo

From the readers

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

The column you wrote (on the states new regulations for employers dealing with heat stress of employees who work outside during hot weather) was an ignorant piece of work, writes Ruth Arm Barnes of Port Angeles, Wash.

Voters should approve a simple majority for school levies

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

Efforts are currently underway to garner support for a statewide initiative on Novembers ballot that would lower the requirement for school districts to pass Programs and Maintenance levies.

Why not 21? The renewed debate over underage drinking

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

by Stephen Wallace, M.S. Ed.

Foreigners: The ruckus over illegal immigrants

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

The ruckus over illegal immigrants has the nation pulling in different directions. Everyone wants to live under a rule of law that protects rights and property but not everyone wants laws that pounce on laborers who traveled here to find work. Yes, many are illegal. No, theyre not necessarily bad people. Yes, they provide a needed function in our economy. No, they shouldnt be entitled, nor do they expect the entire package of citizens rights unless it is made readily available.

OK, OK, Im recycling

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

OK, OK, Im recycling. As a disciple of the late Gov. Dixy Lee Ray, Im not convinced of the value of it yet, but Im willing to listen to those who are and do.

Home delivery another example of Globe/Times changing to meet needs of our communities

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

Over the past several months The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times have undergone a number of changes some visible to our readers and advertisers, and some not to enhance the service we provide to the communities the two weeklies have reported on for more than a century.

Marysville schools work to improve student behavior

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

by Larry Nyland

Is classroom behavior linked to diet?

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 8:30PM

Students at Californias Canyon Verde School didnt realize what food additives were doing to their well-being when they were challenged to take part in a nutritional study. They also didnt realize that their diets, some carefully planned by caring parents, were loaded with unplanned inputs of hidden calories, fats and additives.

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