Drones, tech could keep M’ville officers safer, save time

MARYSVILLE – Police safety has always been a concern, but even more so the past few years. Departments use dogs and robots to help keep… Continue reading

Merrysville festival creates winter wonderland of fun (video, slide show)

ARYSVILLE – Downtown Marysville became a winter wonderland of holiday fun, music and a dazzling light parade during Saturday’s 29th annual Merrysville for the Holidays… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2017

Neighbors rescue baby in rollover; loaded weapon in diaper bag; dad charged

MARYSVILLE – A loaded firearm in a diaper bag, and neighbors rescuing a baby out of an overturned SUV have led to criminal charges against… Continue reading

Could 2018 be year of the MIC?

SEATTLE - The proposed Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing-Industrial Center should clear a crucial step for recognition when a regional governing board puts it to a vote in… Continue reading

Emergency radio system running on borrowed time

MARYSVILLE – The Snohomish County Emergency Radio System is having its own emergency. SERS spokesman Ralph Krusey and consultant Andy Roushak said the “mature radio… Continue reading

M’ville enacts drug moratorium

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville City Council voted Monday night to enact a six-month moratorium on supervised drug consumption facilities. The moratorium will allow time for… Continue reading

Arlington police going off-road with newest vehicles

ARLINGTON – Arlington police have been called trailblazers before – now they’ll have the wheels to prove it. Police added an all-terrain vehicle to their… Continue reading

Community briefs (Dec. 2)

Peace, and murder, in 3 angels comedy MARYSVILLE – Red Curtain’s holiday production is the warm-hearted comedy ”My Three Angels.” Directed by Eric Bischoff, “My… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2017

Housing gives Hope to homeless

By Steve Powell LAKEWOOD – Kendra Lux is thankful that she’s five months clean after being addicted to meth off and on for 16… Continue reading

Oso chaplain honored for aid, comfort in worst of times

ARLINGTON – When Oso chaplain Joel Johnson is called to a critical emergency situation or crime scene, odds are someone just lost their home, their… Continue reading

Rainy days and flooding never get bicyclist down in Silvana

SILVANA – Jerry Brekhus wonders what all the fuss is about. It was raining all over the Marysville-Arlington area on Thanksgiving, but it’s worse in… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

Shoppers bring holiday spirit to Hometown Holiday open house

ARLINGTON - A few blocks of Olympic Avenue became a pedestrian-only zone and merchants stayed open extra late on Saturday night to give holiday shoppers… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

M’ville public hearing tonight on continued drug facility moratorium

MARYSVILLE – A public hearing will take place tonight at City Hall regarding a continued moratorium on a supervised site for opioid consumption. The resolution… Continue reading

Future photographer, marine biologist students of the month

MARYSVILLE – Andrew Thill and Sarah Romero, seniors at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, are the Soroptimist-Kiwanis Students of the Month for November. Andrew is an entrepreneur… Continue reading

Robbery outside post office leads to standoff, arrest

MARYSVILLE – A 70-year-old Marysville man was reportedly robbed outside a post office Monday morning after a struggle, and police later arrested a suspect two… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Change makes a difference in lives of needy

MARYSVILLE – Change can make a change in a needy person’s life. That was the message Lt. Michael Galindo of the Salvation Army shared Friday… Continue reading

Arlington Airport installs new video surveillance system for security

ARLINGTON – More eyes are on Arlington Municipal Airport after the city this month installed a new state-of-the-art wireless video surveillance system to improve security… Continue reading

More briefs (Nov. 25)

New biz committee SMOKEY POINT – Criminal behavior doesn’t stop at city limits. That’s why Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert and Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring have… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Christmas season briefs (Nov. 25)

Festival of Trees a special event TULALIP – The 32nd Annual Festival of Trees is next week, featuring decorated trees and wreaths. Each year, thousands… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Man arrested for selling drugs across the street from the M’ville police department

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Pro-Act officers arrested two people on drug-related offenses today, but they didn’t have to go far - one was across-the-street from the… Continue reading