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Strawberry Festival shows off new waterfront office in #MarysvilleWa

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Strawberry Festival organizers celebrated the relocation of their new office with an open house. Maryfest President Jodi Hiatt said people shouldn’t have… Continue reading

Arlington Hometown Halloween a runaway hit with families (Slide show and video)

ARLINGTON – Pumpkins rolled to the finish line (video), while the candy crush of costumed kids filled trick-or-treat bags visiting downtown businesses during this year’s… Continue reading

Time to recycle education

MARYSVILLE – Do not put a garden hose or Christmas lights in your recycling.  Things like that are causing a “Recycling Crisis,” Robin Freedman told… Continue reading

Moment of Trust: Arlington Police’s embedded social worker program seeing early results getting homeless treatment, housing they need

ARLINGTON – On a recent patrol, officer Ken Thomas arranged a meal with a homeless man to get him into treatment, drove another man to… Continue reading

Christie Veley talks about the Regional Fire Authority proposal at a public meeting last week. Steve Powell/Staff Photo

After 27-year engagement city, fire district ready to tie the knot

MARYSVILLE – While the city and Fire District 12 are looking into combining into a Regional Fire Authority, it’s not like they don’t know each… Continue reading

Christie Veley talks about the Regional Fire Authority proposal at a public meeting last week. Steve Powell/Staff Photo

Backwards, forwards, time to fill out that top-heavy ballot

ARLINGTON - In a year that has seen its share of polarizing “up is down” and “down is up” political foolishness sure to add to… Continue reading

Arlington Public Schools hosting forums with families about school safety

ARLINGTON – When workers limbed up trees along 172nd Street NE at Weston High School, it wasn’t so much for maintenance purposes. Rather, it removed… Continue reading

Student Voices lunches bring out kids-eye view for schools chief

ARLINGTON – Kent Prairie Elementary School could use more money for landscape maintenance, a better traffic plan for dropping off students, smaller classroom sizes, and… Continue reading

AVID motivates Marysville students to turn their lives around

TULALIP – Katherine Jordan’s sophomore AVID class at Mountain View Arts & Tech High School is made up of students who failed almost every class… Continue reading

Marysville schools show their enthusiasm for AVID

MARYSVILLE – When Advancement Via Individual Determination first came to Marysville in 2011, its focus was getting minorities into college. Now, AVID’s goal is to… Continue reading

Arlington Kiwanis Club honors Peterson as Person of the Year

ARLINGTON – The Arlington Kiwanis honored longtime community leader Steve Peterson as Person of the Year at the club’s installation banquet Oct. 3. Presenters said… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Marysville school superintendent’s letter regarding deaths of 3 students

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck High School is mourning three recent deaths - one a student and two of former students. Two are potential suicides and one… Continue reading

City, school district pitch in together to create community garden

ARLINGTON – For the past 16 years, the city’s community garden across from the Arlington Public Library has done more than provide a bountiful source… Continue reading

Opportunity Zone status adds another incentive for investment, jobs in Manufacturing Industrial Center

ARLINGTON – A new federal tax incentive offers the potential to attract more private investment into Arlington’s advancing manufacturing and industrial sector. Opportunity Zones were… Continue reading

Legion Park stage builders to be honored at Fall into Art Auction Oct. 20

ARLINGTON – Two musicians with roots in Arlington and their team of workers will be honored at the Fall into Art Auction Oct. 20 for… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Marysville Strawberry Festival hosts open house at new digs Oct. 25

MARYSVILLE – Maryfest, the group behind the annual Marysville Strawberry Festival, is hosting an open house Oct. 25. The public is invited to meet members… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

Cold-weather shelter needs sprinklers

MARYSVILLE – Fire Marshal Tom Maloney just wants to make sure our most vulnerable aren’t even more vulnerable. At last week’s Marysville Area Pastors Association… Continue reading

Marysville OKs use of eminent domain in bypass, State projects

MARYSVILLE – The First Street Bypass and the widening of State Avenue are two road projects many people in town are excited about. But you… Continue reading

City signs final lease for Fire Station #48

ARLINGTON – The city signed what will be the last lease for Arlington Fire Station No. 48 now that the Smokey Point commercial building in… Continue reading

M-P students get behind suicide prevention efforts

MARYSVILLE – Suicide prevention is an important topic in this community - but especially at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. At M-P’s football game at Stanwood Sept.… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2018