Presidents Elementary, Arlington schools office clear lockdown; district employee in custody

ARLINGTON – Presidents Elementary and the Arlington Public Schools district office were placed on modified lockdown today in response to threats made by a district… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2018


APS superintendent delivers state of district address

ARLINGTON – Long-term strategic planning completed by Arlington Public Schools last year is turning words into action for how the district will deliver quality education… Continue reading


Students use technology in an older classroom in the Marysville School District. (Courtesy Photo)

M’ville school taxes dropping for Feb. 13 vote, as state portion rises (updated)

MARYSVILLE – Growth may frustrate us when it comes to traffic, but it sure is helps keep taxes down. The Marysville School District is asking… Continue reading


Angel of the Winds to break ground on largest expansion

ARLINGTON – The Stillaguamish Tribe plans to break ground Tuesday on a $60 million expansion for its Angel of the Winds Resort Casino – the… Continue reading

For this Marysville event décor business, inflation is good

“Do these balloons blow up into funny shapes?” asked a man eyeing a display rack in a Midwest convenience store. Feisty old cashier: “Well, no…not… Continue reading

AHS’s AFJROTC in jeopardy safe for now

ARLINGTON – For 12 years, the Air Force Junior ROTC program at Arlington High School has been developing students of character, teaching flight science and… Continue reading

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                                Terrie Decker helps her daughter Tawna into their car after being dropped off by the school bus. Decker wants Tawna’s previous driver back because he knew how to deal with her special needs.

Mom wants disabled daughter’s school bus driver back

MARYSVILLE – Kids who ride a school bus can become close to their drivers - they see them all the time. That can especially be… Continue reading

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                                Terrie Decker helps her daughter Tawna into their car after being dropped off by the school bus. Decker wants Tawna’s previous driver back because he knew how to deal with her special needs.

Marysville police investigate weekend freeway off-ramp crashes; 1 fatality

MARYSVILLE - Marysville intestigators are still investigating separate crashes from last weekend at the Interstate 5 off-ramp and Fourth Street that left one driver dead… Continue reading

New Lakewood-Smokey Point Library celebrates grand opening

SMOKEY POINT – When Laura Wild’s family moved from Marysville two decades ago, her two children checked out 40 books at a time on frequent… Continue reading

Drugs be gone

Snohomish County works on new law that, like Marysville’s, would help it shut down drug and nuisance houses

The push for diversity, equity in Arlington schools

ARLINGTON – With Martin Luther King Jr. on the minds of many this weekend, Arlington Public Schools leaders are deep in the midst of building… Continue reading

District 12, M’ville to continue RFA talks

MARYSVILLE – Let’s try Option 2. The City Council decided Monday night to still attempt to form a Regional Fire Authority with Snohomish County Fire… Continue reading

Arlington man missing after going on run has been found

ARLINGTON – Tylor Sullivan was found early this afternoon. The young man had been missing since 11 a.m. Thursday. He ran into a search team… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2018

M’ville Mayor Nehring looks ahead to 2018

MARYSVILLE – Helping the homeless help themselves is one of Mayor Jon Nehring’s top initiatives for 2018. Sure he’s looking forward to a complete makeover… Continue reading

2018: Optimism, challenges ahead

ARLINGTON – If the mayor’s confident outlook for Arlington in the new year has a familiar ring to it, that’s because many of the programs… Continue reading

Apply for Marysville Strawberry Festival Junior Royalty

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Strawberry Festival is accepting applications for the junior royalty. Involvement is open to all 6th- and 7th-graders attending or living within… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2018

2 arrested in shooting vandalism at M’ville school

MARYSVILLE – Two teens have been arrested in connection with shooting up Pinewood Elementary School over New Year’s Eve. Pinewood was shot at more than… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2018

He’s got M’ville’s, Arlington’s backs

MARYSVILLE – “Show me the money.” If that’s what you think lobbyists do to get bills passed, think again. It’s not that simple. Al Aldrich,… Continue reading

2 new M’ville council members sworn in

By Steve Powell MARYSVILLE – The two new Marysville City Council members, and one returning one, took the oath of office Tuesday night. Mayor… Continue reading

M’ville schools superintendent doing well after surgery

MARYSVILLE – Marysville School District Superintendent Becky Berg’s surgery Wednesday went well, her executive assistant, Jodi Runyon, said in an email Thursday. Berg had a… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2018