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M’ville protests against shootings at schools (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck students no longer are going to keep quiet about school shootings. “No more violence, end the silence,” M-P students Kyla Morrison, CeCe… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2018

Marysville students dish it out in Future Chefs Challenge (Slide show)

MARYSVILLE - Students donned their tall white chef’s hats and aprons and cooked up healthy Asian fusion-inspired recipes for the 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge… Continue reading

Some drug crimes may have to drop to misdemeanors

MARYSVILLE – Officials said Monday they plan to arrest people for drug offenses even though the county prosecutor said recently he will not charge them… Continue reading

Man wearing mask reportedly shoots neighbor’s TV

DARRINGTON – A man wearing a mask and armed with a rifle allegedly kicked in the front door of his neighbor’s home, confronted the occupants… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2018

Trimester idea would help students earn credits faster

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District has been looking for ways to help students earn more credits. The state is going to require more credits… Continue reading

Stillaguamish Tribe opens new methadone treatment and healing center

ARLINGTON – In Stillaguamish Tribe folklore, tribal members used Quileute, a sacred and fragrant medicinal herb plucked from peat bogs near the river, to heal… Continue reading

George Boulton, pillar of community, dies: ‘the heart and soul of Arlington’

ARLINGTON - George Boulton, a pillar of the Arlington community, longtime Kiwanian and retired downtown florist who brightened days keeping flower vases colorfully abloom for… Continue reading

Part of Whitehorse Trail closed due to slide

Snohomish County Parks has closed 2.6 miles of the Whitehorse Regional Trail indefinitely because of significant earth movement. The trail will be closed between the… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2018

U.S. Rep. Larsen to be in M’ville Sunday

MARYSVILLE – U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will visit with constituents at a community coffee at the Marysville YMCA from 1-2:30 p.m. March 25. At the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018

School board: APS to issue bonds for buses

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board approved a plan on Monday to issue $1.2 million in bonds to buy 10 new buses. The district would… Continue reading

Indoor riders ready for Pedaling for Parkinson’s YMCA fundraiser

MARYSVILLE – Suzanne Taitingfong of Marysville has been an advocate for improving the lives of those with Parkinson’s in Snohomish County, even while contending with… Continue reading

Mayor’s state of the city address hits on public safety

ARLINGTON – In the face of the burgeoning opioid crisis, and the social and financial strain its putting on the community, first responders and businesses,… Continue reading

Lakewood students walk out in support of safe schools but also in protest against violence

LAKEWOOD – The last time Lakewood High School students walked out of class was 3 1/2 years ago after the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.… Continue reading

Hundreds attend Open House at Lakewood High School (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – Superintendent Michael Mack was beaming as community members praised the school district for the new Lakewood High, which was on display at an… Continue reading

YMCA man to pull his way for disabled at Draggin’ Dumbbells challenge fundraiser

MARYSVILLE – As a staff member, Quinton Morris pulls his weight around the corridors of the Marysville YMCA. Pull is something he’ll be doing plenty… Continue reading

Locals already working on safe schools

While school safety is grabbing attention nationwide, this community has been focused on it since the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School 3 1/2 years ago… Continue reading

Strawberry Festival royalty this year to be led by teen who would be king

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Getchell High School junior Nathan Weller has always looked up to royals – now he rules among them. In a rare turn… Continue reading

What will it take?Leaders talk school safety after Fla. massacre

ARLINGTON – Gun control has been topping national headlines since a deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida high school where 17 people died, and… Continue reading

Marysville students rally for safe schools: angry, fed up with gun violence

MARYSVILLE – Students in Marysville waved signs on State Avenue and staged a rally in Comeford Park to declare that now is the time to… Continue reading

Emory Lofts project to bring housing for bike-riding millennials, more business downtown

ARLINGTON – Residential development will be coming soon to Arlington’s downtown business district. Emory Lofts, a new three-story building with street level businesses, calls for… Continue reading