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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.

Silvertips ‘Pink the Rink’ in support of breast cancer awareness

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 2:40PM

It’s not every day that you see grown male athletes dressed in head-to-toe pink uniforms, but for the Everett Silvertips it’s par for the course during their annual “Pink the Rink” hockey game, which raises money for Providence Regional Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Center.

Making Strides walk raises $110,000

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:20AM

The American Cancer Society is known for their community events bringing awareness and funding to cancer research, and in Snohomish County one of those events is the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

Programs, services available to cancer survivors

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:31AM

While a number of other health agencies throughout Snohomish County are able to specialize in diagnosing and treating certain parts of breast cancer, many of them refer their support services to the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership.

'Rocktoberfest' returns to Marysville Oct. 13-14

  • Oct 11, 2012 at 5:42PM

MARYSVILLE — Marysville will be "rocking out" for the 38th year in a row on Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, as the cafeteria of Totem Middle School again hosts the Marysville Rock and Gem Club's annual "Rocktoberfest" event.

National Weather Service warns of heavy rains

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:17AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement forecasting heavy rain across Western Washington, including the Marysville and Arlington area.

Boulton installed as lieutenant governor of Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District 21

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 12:49PM

SMOKEY POINT — "They twisted my arm," George Boulton said laughingly of the number of fellow Kiwanians who encouraged him to accept the position of lieutenant governor of the Pacific Northwest District 21 of the Kiwanis Clubs. "I guess I'm finally old enough."

United Way invites community members to share their expertise on committees

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 4:11PM

United Way of Snohomish County, a community impact organization that has served Snohomish County for more than 70 years with a special focus on local health and human services, is looking for volunteers to serve on several important internal committees.

County urges residents to prep for flood season

  • Oct 13, 2012 at 4:06PM

With fall and winter rains approaching, Snohomish County residents should make flood preparations for their homes and families a priority.

Wet conditions allow Fire Marshal to lift burn ban

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:12PM

Due to wet conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has lifted the current burn ban for all unincorporated areas of Snohomish County. This means that anyone with a residential burn permit will now be allowed to conduct a controlled burn.

Cascade Valley Hospital proposed budget, levies discussed on Oct. 17

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Oct 16, 2012 at 3:43PM

ARLINGTON — The proposed budget and levies for Snohomish County Public Hospital District 3 will be the subject of a meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Cascade Valley Hospital.

Protestors show support for local Walmart workers

  • Oct 17, 2012 at 11:37AM

Walmart stores throughout Western Washington, including Arlington and Tulalip, became the sites of actions on Wednesday, Oct. 10, on behalf of Walmart employees across America who have protested their working conditions.

Candidates face off at Chamber forum

  • Oct 17, 2012 at 11:50AM

State Legislature candidates from the 10th and 39th districts answered questions from the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce during their candidates forum on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Medallion Hotel in Smokey Point.

Oct. 29 is the last day to register for Nov. 6 Presidential Election

  • Oct 18, 2012 at 9:41AM

The Snohomish County Auditor's Office will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 to accommodate last minute voter registrations for new voters. Monday, Oct. 29, is the last day new voters in Washington state may register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 6 Presidential Election.

Lakewood School Board member resigns

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 2:20PM

LAKEWOOD — After serving on the Lakewood School District Board of Directors since Dec. 5, 2001, Board member Ken Christiansen is resigning this year.

Volunteers needed for United Way's free tax prep site in Snohomish County

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:02PM

Volunteers are needed to help Snohomish County residents keep more of what they earn, as part of United Way's IRS-approved free tax preparation program in 2013.

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