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Trenary solicits public input through 'Coffee with the Sheriff'

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 4:50PM

MARYSVILLE — Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary's visit to Marysville on Wednesday, Feb. 5, had a slightly sparser attendance than the community gathering in Stanwood on Saturday, Jan. 25, which kicked off his "Coffee with the Sheriff" series of meet-and-greets, but however many members of the public turn out, Trenary wants to ensure that they have access to their sheriff.

Arlington, Marysville Days of Caring projects need volunteers

  • Sep 4, 2013 at 9:29AM

Registration for the 20th annual United Way Days of Caring is closing Friday, Sept. 6. Three projects in and around Marysville supporting Pinewood Elementary, the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club and the All-Breed Equine Rez-Q still need volunteers, as do three projects in Arlington supporting the Centennial Trail, the Arlington Library and the Stillaguamish Senior Center. All of the projects are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14.

Tulalip Tribes implement special DV criminal jurisdiction

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 11:45AM

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes will be one of three American Indian tribes in the nation to exercise special criminal jurisdiction over certain crimes of domestic and dating violence, regardless of the defendant’s Indian or non-Indian status, under a pilot project authorized by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. The two other tribes are the Umatilla in Oregon and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona.

Barker looks back on 68 years in north Snohomish County

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 12:49PM

LAKEWOOD — Although Elwood Barker wasn’t born in north Snohomish County, he’s lived literal lifetimes longer in the area than many people who were born here. On Feb. 17, Barker will turn 90 years old — a leap year and his father’s faulty math meant that his birthday was incorrectly recorded as Feb. 15 — and the former North Dakota native has spent nearly seven full decades in the local region, moving here after his two-year tour of duty through Europe in the Army during World War II.

Snohomish County may get 35 legal marijuana shops — Marysville to get three, Arlington to get one

  • Sep 4, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Sep 9, 2013 at 10:32AM

Up to 35 legal marijuana retail stores could open up in Snohomish County according to proposed supplemental rules approved for filing by the Washington State Liquor Control Board on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Free tax preparation, filing assistance available

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 12:40PM

Marysville and Arlington residents can take advantage of free tax preparation and filing assistance for taxpayers of all ages through the AARP Tax Aide Program.

Local students make SPU Dean’s List

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 1:40PM

The following students made the Seattle Pacific University 2013 Autumn Quarter Dean’s List.

Ballots must be returned by Feb. 11

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 1:31PM

Local voters still have time to fill out and return their ballots for the Feb. 11 Special Election.

UPDATE | Voters decide fates of school levies, bond

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Feb 15, 2014 at 10:44PM

As the ballots for the Feb. 11 special election in Snohomish County continue to be counted, the Marysville School District seems poised to receive approval of both of its levies, while the fate of the Lakewood School District’s bond remains up in the air.

Well-Armed Teachers | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 8:43AM

Greyhall Hypnotherapy opens in Smokey Point

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 9:38AM

Certified hypnotherapist Scott Whippo was welcomed to the community during a ribbon-cutting on Saturday, Aug. 24, by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert at the office for his new practice, Greyhall Hypnotherapy, which shares space with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce offices.

Search warrant reveals human remains

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:20PM

ARLINGTON — Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the 8100 block of Wade Road in Arlington on Thursday, Feb. 13, and discovered human remains buried under a concrete slab on the property. The verification that the remains located were human was corroborated by an anthropologist with the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

McCoy's bill establishing Native American Heritage Day passes Senate

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:35PM

OLYMPIA — Native American Heritage Day is one step closer to becoming an official state holiday, under a bill passed on Friday, Feb. 14, by the Senate.

Kendall urges legislators to support expansion of school breakfast program

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:00PM updated at 10:28PM

OLYMPIA — Dennis Kendall started his day earlier than usual on Thursday. That’s because the former mayor of Marysville, who is still looking out for the community’s best interests, joined almost 80 other volunteers for the 8th Annual United Ways of Washington Lobby Day in Olympia.

Barker celebrates birthday with Feb. 23 open house

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:19PM

LAKEWOOD — Former Lakewood School District Board member Elwood Byron “Woody” Barker will be celebrating his 90th birthday from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, at his home at 1826 156th St. NE in Arlington.

Local food service businesses earn awards

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 11:03PM

EVERETT — Arlington and Marysville food service businesses were well-represented in the Snohomish Health District’s Food Safety Excellence Awards for 2013.

Going the extra mile | GUEST OPINION

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 7:55AM

It's no secret that our state has serious deficiencies within its transportation grid.

Cougars upset Cedarcrest in season finale

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 5:22PM

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood High School boys basketball team ended its season on a high note, defeating Cedarcrest 51-48 on Feb. 10.

Opus Bank donates to Voices of the Village

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 6:59PM

ARLINGTON — Village Community Services’ Voices of the Village musical performance ensemble received $2,225 from Opus Bank on Friday, Feb. 14.

Chicken dinner Feb. 23

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 7:30PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is hosting a chicken dinner on Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. They are serving roasted chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, roll, drinks and dessert.

Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County addresses dinosaurs Feb. 28

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 10:11PM

ARLINGTON — The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, located at 6905 172nd St. NE in Arlington.

Lakewood school bond still short of supermajority

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 9:47PM

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District is tantalizingly close to meeting the required supermajority to pass its building bond, but unless the next set of election results shows the approval side gaining at least 32 votes, it won't be close enough.

Pilchuck Rentals helps Arlington landscaper recover from theft

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 12:11AM

MARYSVILLE — When Arlington landscaper Joel Martinez woke up to find his livelihood stolen, Pilchuck Rentals of Marysville stepped in to help out a fellow local business and a loyal customer.

Barker celebrates 90th birthday with family, friends

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 12:54AM

LAKEWOOD — Elwood "Woody" Barker's family and friends helped him celebrate his 90 years, at his home in Lakewood on Sunday, Feb. 23, with recollections that all served to confirm his lifelong work ethic.

Bridal Dress Swap Meet kicks off, Prom Dress Exchange returns

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 11:50PM

SILVANA — The inaugural Bridal Dress Swap Meet at the Peace Lutheran Church in Silvana on Saturday, Feb. 22, had already drawn 20 shoppers to peruse its aisles of 150 dresses by noon, in spite of the day's dark skies and rain mixed with snow.

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