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Food security begins at home

  • May 27, 2011 at 7:53AM

Juicy ripe peaches, snapping fresh green beans, sweet raspberry jam, and crunchy dill pickles – nothing tastes better than home-preserved foods. In addition, a well-stocked pantry is a big step towards ensuring your family always has plenty of healthy food available. However, safely preserving fruits, vegetables, and meats requires a bit of knowledge, some time set aside, and a small investment in equipment.

Cities, Tulalip Tribes join for economic summit

  • Jun 1, 2011 at 1:27PM

“There’s a lot of good information and good vibrations here today,” said Mel Sheldon Jr., chair of the Tulalip Tribes, to the crowd in the Tulalip Resort’s Orca Ballroom. “The goal and desire that we all share in common is to better our communities and our county.”

New art gallery opens on Arlington's Olympic Avenue

  • Jun 2, 2011 at 7:00AM updated at 9:47AM

After opening to the public on June 1, the Fogdog Gallery will conduct its official grand opening on June 4. The new art gallery will share a space with the Petite Sweet Bakery, located at 318 N. Olympic Ave. in downtown Arlington.

VCS Friendship Walk returns to downtown Arlington

  • Jun 2, 2011 at 7:13AM

Walking teams and individual walkers are invited to join Village Community Services’ fourth annual “Friendship Walk.” The walk will start at the Legion Park gazebo, located at 114 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington, at 1 p.m., on June 25. Registration for the walk opens at 11 a.m. that same day.

Powder Puff football raises funds for Marysville, Lakewood youth teams

  • Jun 2, 2011 at 7:28AM

Marysville and Lakewood moms are going head-to-head to help their kids stay in the game. The Marysville “Tomamamas” and the Lakewood “Cougar Mamas” are already gearing up for a Powder Puff football game on June 17, starting at 7 p.m. at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, to raise funds for the Marysville Youth Football League and the Lakewood Youth Football Athletic Association.

Trujillo joins the staff of Marysville Globe, Arlington Times

  • Jun 7, 2011 at 8:11AM

Chris Trujillo has joined the staff of The Arlington Times and The Marysville Globe and will be covering news and sports.

Lakewood’s Scott takes first place in long jump at state

  • Jun 7, 2011 at 8:57AM

Five months ago, Lakewood senior Andre Scott found himself lying on the side of a mountain writhing in pain following an ill-fated snowboard trick. And the only thing coursing through his mind was whether or not his final track and field season had come to a pre-mature end.

N.O.A.H. seeks volunteers to help pets

  • Jun 9, 2011 at 2:31PM

Volunteer receptionists and vet clinic assistant help is urgently needed to support the N.O.A.H. Animal Adoptions Center and Low Income Spay/Neuter Clinic in Stanwood. Knowledge of N.O.A.H. desired.

Office Exercise: How to be fit at work | Gooding's Guide To Fitness

  • Jun 15, 2011 at 9:32AM

If you are desk-bound at work, it may be hard to exercise between the hours of nine and five. Then, after a long day at work, you may feel drained and may skip your exercise session in the evening. If so, consider making exercise a part of your daily routine. Getting exercise during your work day will help improve circulation, concentration, and may even help you feel energized enough to stop at the gym after work

Making do in this economy | Opinion

  • Jun 15, 2011 at 9:42AM

How much does it actually cost to keep one’s head above water in this economy? Studies show the cost of living in Marysville to be significantly higher than in Spokane or Walla Walla and planners who determine Washington’s poverty level fail to properly take this into account. This economy can be cruel if you’re not equipped to cope with it.

Treadmill marathons raise funds for charity

  • Jun 15, 2011 at 9:51AM

Arlington and Lakewood high school teachers worked up a sweat to raise funds for some charitable causes. At AHS, it was called the “Murrathon” in honor of coach Jon Murray, while at LHS, it was called the “Marathon Powered by Sowards,” in honor of coach Jeff Sowards, but in both cases, the two teachers ran the distance of a marathon on treadmills at their respective schools on the morning of June 3.

Providence opens 12-story medical tower

  • Jun 15, 2011 at 9:57AM

t boasts 79 private treatment rooms which hospital officials estimate will be just enough to keep up with the increased demand that they say has already given the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett the busiest ER in the state. Providence’s recently completed 12-story, $460 million Marshall and Katherine Cymbaluk Medical Tower opened on June 14 and is expected to serve close to 120,000 patients within the next year, according to Providence Public Relations Manager Cheri Russum. She pointed out that this represents an increase from the roughly 113,000 patients Providence served last year, but its new tower has plenty of local staff to serve them.

Columbia College honors Marysville, Arlington students

  • Jun 16, 2011 at 2:37PM

MARYSVILLE — As Columbia College's Marysville and Everett campus recognized its graduates during a June 3 commencement ceremony, it also honored its students who were named to the dean's list for January through March, as well as those who were inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta honor society.

Biringer Farm hosts annual Strawberry Harvest Festival

  • Jun 17, 2011 at 11:16AM

Although local strawberries are late, that isn't stopping Biringer Farm located on the Red Rooster Route at 21412 59th Ave NE, Arlington from opening the farm gates on June 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the farm’s Annual Strawberry Harvest Festival.

Community Transit's final open house on next year's system changes starts at 5 p.m. on June 23

  • Jun 23, 2011 at 3:59PM

ARLINGTON — Community Transit's final open house for its 2012 system changes starts at 5 p.m. on June 23 at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club. The roughly three-hour open house will not include any formal presentations, but Community Transit staff will be on hand to answer questions and explain the three alternatives for next year's system changes with maps and information boards.

Keep safety in mind when celebrating the Fourth of July

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:30AM

As we celebrate our independence, the Marysville Fire District reminds everyone that it is important to keep safety in mind.

Counting rail cars | Opinion

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 1:53PM

Ninety-eight, ninety-nine, one hundred, one hundred one, one hundred two. The final car, a bulk carrier, rumbled past and the barrier lifted. Until Marysville is once again bisected by the moving wall of BNSF.

Skyrocketing fun at Absolute Air Park

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00AM updated at 2:06PM

Arlington’s new Absolute Air Park Indoor Trampoline Park will have you bouncing like a rubber ball rocketing off a formica floor. Now try throwing a cantaloupe-sized ball at an opposing player across from you. It’s not exactly you father’s dodgeball, but it’s close.

Lakewood celebrates graduation

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:52AM

As the 164 members of the Lakewood High School Class of 2011 assembled forthe last time before becoming graduates on June 13, they received a three-part series of helpful tips for the future from their peers.

Purrfect Pals team up to help rescue cats

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:56AM

t wasn’t exactly work as usual this past week for Lakewood’s Purrfect Pals cat sanctuary. Teamed with Pasados Safe Haven and the Northwest Organization for Animal Help, Purrfect Pals helped rescue more than 100 cats from an undisclosed residence in rural Washington.

Celebrate Independence Day safely

  • Jun 29, 2011 at 9:58AM

While the cities of Arlington and Marysville encourage their citizens to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday in a festive manner, the cities’ police officers and firefighters want to make sure that those who choose to use fireworks do so in a safe and legal fashion.

Multi-vehicle accident blocking two northbound lanes I-5 near Marysville

  • Jul 12, 2011 at 7:47PM

The Washington State Department of Transportation reported at 7:25 p.m., July 12, that there is a multi-vehicle collision blocking the two right lanes on Interstate 5 northbound, at SR 528 (MP 198), near Marysville.

Sno-Isle Libraries hire communication director

  • Jul 13, 2011 at 8:08AM

After a nationwide search the Sno-Isle Libraries are pleased to announce that they’ve found their new communications director right in their own backyard of Snohomish County. Kenneth Harvey started work as Sno-Isle’s communications director last month, with his most recent previous position being the marketing and communications director for Community Transit in Everett.

Cats that survived tornado land in Arlington

  • Jul 13, 2011 at 8:49AM

The Arlington Municipal Airport received some precious (and furry) cargo on July 1. More than 50 cats and kittens from the tornado-ravaged city of Joplin, Mo., were collected by representatives of the Northwest Organization for Animal Help in Stanwood and the Progressive Animal Welfare Society in Lynnwood, after receiving their initial examination on the tarmac.

Larsen holds telephone town hall on debt limit, deficit July 19

  • Jul 18, 2011 at 3:57PM

U.S. Rep Rick Larsen wants to give voters an opportunity to chat with him about current economic issues, and although it won't be face-to-face, it will be voice-to-voice. Larsen's telephone town hall will focus on the debt limit debate and the work he's doing to tackle the nation's debt and deficit problem. He'll host the call from his office in Washington, D.C., starting at 5:55 p.m. Pacific Time on July 19, and he's invited his constituents from across the 2nd Congressional District to take part by sharing their thoughts and asking questions about those issues.

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