County Council adopts moratorium on safe injection sites

EVERETT — The Snohomish County Council on Monday adopted a six-month moratorium on locating any safe injection sites for heroin users in unincorporated areas of… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2017

4th Street Market and Deli named state lottery Retailer of the Year

MARYSVILLE — Craig O’Dell of Tulalip is a regular lottery customer at the 4th Street Market and Deli looking to recapture the $100,000 grand feeling… Continue reading

Arlington study takes hard look in mirror

ARLINGTON – If Arlington hopes to break the cycle of homelessness, addiction and mental illness, it’s going to take partners, shared knowledge of available aid-ready… Continue reading

State awards $100,000 study grant for Arlington-Marysville MIC

$100K grant for Arlington-Marysville MIC OLYMPIA – The state Community Economic Revitalization Board last week awarded $100,000 in grants to the cities of Arlington and… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2017

Skateboard racing speeds into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival (slideshow)

ARLINGTON – Longboarders from the Pacific Northwest and around the world wheeled into Arlington over the weekend for the 5th annual Centennial Sk8 Festival. Angela… Continue reading

Pet lovers paint portraits of their pooches

MARYSVILLE – Animal lovers let their creative juices flow on Saturday, capturing their pet’s personality on canvass at a Paint Your Pooch paint ‘n sip… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2017

Health district offers needle cleanup kits to help keep community groups safer

Volunteer nonprofit groups are indispensable in helping cities keep their communities spruced up, but among that litter can be dangerous, discarded hypodermic needles. As Snohomish… Continue reading

M’ville again remembers 9-11 with ceremony

MARYSVILLE – It’s been 16 years, but it’s still a day that will live in infamy in Marysville - Sept. 11, 2001. That’s the morning… Continue reading

Eyewitness: Choppers “heroes” in saving Arlington Heights homes

By Steve Powell ARLINGTON - Larry Verducci looked at the smoldering hillside and realized just how “very lucky” they were. “It could have been… Continue reading

Thousands of volunteers help thousands in need

ARLINGTON – Now that’s a convoy that deserves a big 10-4. Thousands of volunteers helped thousands of those in need Sept. 16 at the first… Continue reading

2 run for open spot on Arlington school board

ARLINGTON – Lyanne Rolf and Marc Rosson are running for an opening on the Arlington school board. Rolf did not return our candidate questionnaire, but… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017

Longtime teacher takes on Arlington School Board incumbent

ARLINGTON – Incumbent school board member Ursula Ghirardo is being challenged by longtime teacher Judy Fay in the Nov. 6 election. Fay said it’s time… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017

Olsen challenges incumbent Stevens for City Council in M’ville

MARYSVILLE – Elijah Olsen is running against incumbent Michael Stevens for City Council in the Nov. 7 general election. Olsen did not return his questionnaire,… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017

Vaughan faces challenge in Nov. 7 election

MARYSVILLE – Robert Weiss is running against incumbent Jeff Vaughan for the Marysville City Council in the Nov. 7 general election. Weiss said he has… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2017

Former longtime Arlington Mayor Bob Kraski dies

ARLINGTON – Bob Kraski, a three-term mayor who championed the Smokey Point annexation and building of the Arlington Boys and Girls Club before stepping down… Continue reading

9/11: Arlington a community that will never forget

ARLINGTON – Alone or together, people stopped by Arlington’s 9/11 Memorial at Firehouse 46 to pay tribute to the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks… Continue reading

Memorial service Sept. 16 at MG for student who died after fistfight

MARYSVILLE – A memorial service will take place Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. at Marysville Getchell High School for 16-year-old student Robert Lee Myrick Jr.… Continue reading

Arlington police investigating second drive-by shooting

ARLINGTON – Police are investigating to recent drive-by shooting that occurred within days of each other. “This is extremely unusual for us,” city spokeswoman Kristin… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Volunteers sought for 6 local projects at Friday’s Day of Caring

About 100 more volunteers are needed for the 24th annual Snohomish County United Way Day of Caring Friday. More than 400 are signed up, but… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2017

Herd on the street: painted cows to return

ARLINGTON – When the cows come home in Arlington, the artists can’t be far behind. Visitors to last weekend’s annual Art in Legion Park hosted… Continue reading