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Police take 11 guns from M’ville man, using new law for 1st time

MARYSVILLE – A law that allows law enforcement to take guns away from someone who may be a threat to themselves or others was used… Continue reading

Briefs: Poetry Jam and more

Teen poetry slam MARYSVILLE – Teen Poetry Slams are becoming popular nationwide, and the Marysville Library and some Marysville Getchell students want to share that… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

Death really screws up in “The Family Business”

MARYSVILLE – It’s Death’s first day on the job, but somehow the rookie specter manages to screw everything up, starting by showing up at the… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

Arlington Fire to replace aging medic unit after too many visits to repair shop

ARLINGTON – The Arlington Fire Department is replacing an aging medic unit after one too many costly visits to the repair shop. The 2008 basic… Continue reading

Strawberry Festival Twilight Parade now taking applications

MARYSVILLE – Applications are being accepted for the 87th Annual Marysville Strawberry Festival Twilight Grand Parade. All applications, including commercial and political entries, must be… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

Homeless given a chance to change their lives around (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – Marysville officer Mike Buell and Arlington officer Ken Thomas with the newly formed North County Office of Neighborhoods Unit just finished talking to… Continue reading

Residents map out ideas for Arlington-Marysville MIC plan

ARLINGTON – Nothing brings out the inner urban planner in residents more than a tabletop workshop with maps, markers, sticky dots and a roomful of… Continue reading

M’ville plans $43 million Civic Campus near Comeford Park

MARYSVILLE – A few years ago, a consultant recommended the city build a $41 million police-jail-fire facility. The City Council balked at that price. But… Continue reading

Daughter’s tree of life mural honors victims of Oso slide

ARLINGTON – The daughter of a man who died in the Oso landslide said his nurturing spirit is reflected in a new mural she painted… Continue reading

Umbrellas are used on the Marysville course almost as often as clubs. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Rain water a hazard for M’ville golf course

MARYSVILLE – Three representatives of Premier Golf Club gave their annual report at Monday’s work session. Parks director Jim Ballew said, “We don’t want to… Continue reading

Umbrellas are used on the Marysville course almost as often as clubs. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M’ville crisis support in a crisis for its own support

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Crisis Support Services needs support for its own crisis. The city and Marysville School District received a major grant for the program… Continue reading

Haller, Japanese students learn about each other’s culture

ARLINGTON - Nineteen Japanese teenagers are visiting Arlington for 10 days and are experiencing how students learn in America. They went to class with Haller… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2018

Embedded social workers already making a difference in Marysville, Arlington

LAKEWOOD – Daniel and Lisa were in a tent in a homeless encampment early Thursday afternoon. Marysville Police Officer Mike Buell and Arlington Officer Ken… Continue reading

New team addresses homelessness, addiction: social workers, police pair up to offer hope to people who want it

LAKEWOOD – Daniel and Lisa were in a tent in a homeless encampment early Thursday afternoon. Marysville Police Officer Mike Buell and Arlington Officer Ken… Continue reading

Photos empower women at work (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Tina Tang is concerned about her image - the one in her camera anyway. Tang is a photographer, and her images always try… Continue reading

Driver dies in single-car crash north of Arlington

ARLINGTON – A 55-year-old Bothell man was killed Tuesday when his car struck a tree along rural Highway 9 near the Skagit-Snohomish county line. State… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2018

Health District’s exchange program needles M’ville to the point it may stop funding

MARYSVILLE – Kamille Norton predicted this would happen. The Marysville City Council president said if the Snohomish Health District decided to become part of a… Continue reading

M’ville teacher’s intelligence goes beyond military deployment to Afghanistan

MARYSVILLE – Local social studies teacher Diana Ellerman has worked in military intelligence in Afghanistan, but there’s another side to her intelligence. Ellerman, who has… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018

A day that will live in infamy for people in this area

OSO – On the four-year anniversary of the Oso Slide, many people gathered at the site at 10:37 a.m. to remember the 43 people who… Continue reading

Remains of man missing 2 1/2 years found during search for another man

TULALIP – A man missing for 2 1/2 years was identified today after being discovered while police and volunteers were searching for another missing man… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2018