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Workshops offer Snohomish County nonprofits tips on new revenues

  • Sep 10, 2012 at 3:58PM

EVERETT — Housing Hope, with assistance from Snohomish County, will continue its "social enterprise" workshops this fall, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Arlington Parks & Rec presents Kindermusik

  • Sep 13, 2012 at 4:54PM

ARLINGTON — "Kindermusik with Miss Shelley" is starting classes on Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. in Hadley Hall at the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington.

United Way names Spirit Award winners for Snohomish County

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 1:32PM

TULALIP — The United Way of Snohomish County’s annual Spirit Awards breakfast at the Tulalip Resort on Thursday, Sept. 6, showcased individuals and organizations who were judged to have improved the lives of others, and the quality of life of the community, through their service.

SR 9/531 travel lanes shift Sept. 16-22

  • Sep 15, 2012 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation has determined that the traffic signal and some of the driving lanes at the intersection of state routes 9 and 531 will need to be shifted during the week of Sept. 16-22 to make room for roundabout construction.

Durable lane-striping coming to I-5 through Marysville

  • Sep 15, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Sep 18, 2012 at 1:50PM

MARYSVILLE — Crews are gearing up for a lane-striping makeover on seven miles of Interstate 5 through Marysville.

Cascade Skagit Health Alliance to host free community health fair

  • Sep 18, 2012 at 6:41PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Cascade Skagit Health Alliance is hosting a free community health fair for area residents on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Tenth Street School and the rumor mill | OPINION

  • Sep 19, 2012 at 9:31AM

Seattle’s KIRO reported that Marysville’s Tenth Street Middle School “Goes all iPad.” Like most absolute statements, going ALL iPad may have stretched reality a bit. And in stretching reality, KIRO delivered new grist for the community’s rumor mill.

Going pink to raise breast cancer awareness | IN OUR VIEW

  • Sep 19, 2012 at 9:32AM

Five years ago, my cousin Sylvia, whom I’m very close to, was diagnosed with Stage 3A breast cancer. In her case, the cancer spread to auxiliary lymph nodes which resulted in a double radical mastectomy. Today, through aggressive treatment and superior support and care, Sylvia is cancer free and has joined the ranks of the proud and grateful survivors of this insidious disease.

Stilly Senior Center has health, wellness in mind

  • Sep 22, 2012 at 1:00PM

The Stillaguamish Valley Senior Center is offering a number of classes helping seniors of all ages maintain their health, as well as hosting an upcoming third annual Health and Social Services Fair focused on preventative measures.

Stillaguamish Senior Center hosts Health Fair Sept. 26

  • Sep 21, 2012 at 4:53PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center's third annual Health and Social Services Fair promises to feature Dick Foley, of the musical group "The Brothers Four," as well as a host of informational seminars, exercise demonstrations, flu shots and more than 40 vendor booths from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Sept. 30 is deadline to nominate 'Real Heroes' for Red Cross awards

  • Sep 24, 2012 at 9:15PM

The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking nominations for its annual "Real Heroes" awards.

Military, overseas voters to kick off general election voting

  • Sep 25, 2012 at 4:39PM

The voting period for this fall's highly anticipated statewide general election has begun, with Washington's military and overseas voters being the first ones to receive and fill out ballots.

Jumping the Shark | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Sep 26, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 3:28PM

Senior advocates host legislative candidate forum Oct. 9

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 5:40PM

EVERETT — Senior-citizen advocates — including Snohomish County's Long Term Care and Aging Division, AARP Washington, the ElderCare Alliance, the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby — are hosting a legislative candidate forum dedicated to aging policy issues and the state's readiness to meet the needs of the growing numbers of seniors in the state.

Arlington Police collect old prescriptions Sept. 29

  • Sep 27, 2012 at 8:25PM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Police Station at 110 E. Third St. will serve as a collection site for old prescriptions that citizens need to dispose of from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Deadlines approach for people wanting to register to vote

  • Oct 2, 2012 at 9:40AM

Two important deadlines are fast approaching for anyone wanting to register to vote in this fall's important General Election. Ballots go in the mail by Oct. 19, and you don't want to be left out, Secretary of State Sam Reed said Oct. 2.

No time to lose | GUEST OPINION

  • Oct 3, 2012 at 10:53AM

Every week, over 100 women in Washington state are diagnosed with breast cancer. Being diagnosed with this disease is as scary as you can imagine. I would know. Two years ago, I was diagnosed. Because I had the unending support of my family, a great job with a compassionate staff, health insurance and — most importantly — an early diagnosis I was fortunate. For far too many women — and men — in our community, this is not the case. I hear these stories every day.

New substation signals a new energy era | OPINION

  • Oct 3, 2012 at 10:55AM

The scene: It is a dark and stormy night. Howling wind bowls trees over. Lightning bolts flash. Cars skid off wet pavement to knock down power poles. Homes go dark across east Marysville, sending householders groping toward shelves and drawers where, dependent on their state of memory and degree of organization, flashlights and candles might be found.

Master Gardener program accepting applications

  • Oct 3, 2012 at 1:41PM

The WSU-Snohomish County Extension Master Gardener program is accepting applications for the 2013 training class through Nov. 5.

Follow 2012 Taste of Tulalip 'Tweet-Up' live from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5

  • Oct 5, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Oct 8, 2012 at 12:35PM

TULALIP — The Taste of Tulalip's third annual "Tweet-Up" will run from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, in the Orca Ballroom of the Tulalip Resort Casino, and The Marysville Globe will be there to report live on each dish.

Flu shots available throughout Snohomish County

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 3:29AM

Snohomish County citizens can avoid the misery of flu this year by rolling up their sleeves for shots. This year’s vaccine is available at medical providers and pharmacies throughout the county and will protect against three kinds of influenza virus that make people sick.

Brochure features hiking in Snohomish County

  • Oct 6, 2012 at 3:33AM

Hiking in Snohomish County, a new brochure that features 30 hikes from beach walks to wilderness explorations, is now available free from the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau.

‘Pink Editions’ support breast cancer awareness | EDITORIAL

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:09AM

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help raise awareness in our communities we have put together these special “Pink Editions” of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times.

Komen funds local breast cancer research | GUEST OPINION

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:11AM

You may be well aware of vitamin D’s part in building better bones, but did you know it might also help in prevention of breast cancer? Unfortunately, many of us in the Northwest are not getting enough vitamin D. Overweight individuals are at increased risk of low vitamin D levels, possibly because excess fat absorbs and holds onto vitamin D, making it unavailable to the body.

Things you should know about breast cancer | GUEST OPINION

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:12AM

Every week, 100 Western Washington women are diagnosed with breast cancer, which continues to be the second most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S., after skin cancer. We don’t yet know the exact causes of breast cancer, and many myths about breast cancer continue to exist. But probably the best way to prevent and survive a breast cancer diagnosis is to be informed.

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