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Council okays ambulance utility fee

ARLINGTON – A $15 ambulance utility fee to slash mounting EMS costs and devote more general fund money for public safety needs was approved by… Continue reading

Marysville police-jail measure still passing; Arlington fire levy improves lead

MARYSVILLE – About 450 more votes were counted Wednesday, and Marysville voters were still approving a slight sales tax increase to fund a new police… Continue reading

Briefs (Aug. 11)

Maryfest gets $10K back MARYSVILLE – Maryfest, the all-volunteer organization that puts on the Marysville Strawberry Festival every year, is $10,000 richer. The State Attorney… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Arlington neighbors elect to join in National Night Out Against Crime

ARLINGTON – Coinciding with election night this year, many Arlington community members elected to get outdoors to visit with neighbors and guest public safety officers… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Neighbors celebrate demise of alleged drug house

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – People were partying in the street, cars parked all around the neighborhood. Suddenly, some police cars pulled up. “Just… Continue reading

Marysville teacher accused of misconduct with 14-year-old student

MARYSVILLE — A Marysville Middle School teacher accused of misconduct posted $10,000 bond over the weekend. Paul Matthew “Matt” Chonka, 49, of Mount Vernon is… Continue reading

Taco Bell franchise in Marysville among others fined by state for violating teen worker laws

MARYSVILLE – A Taco Bell franchise owner with a history of labor violations has been cited by state authorities for reportedly violating teen worker laws… Continue reading

The man who built a better crab trap: Arlington company’s pots stack the decks on reality TV’s ‘Deadliest Catch’

First in a two-part series ARLINGTON – Next time you’re watching crew members battle the elements to secure crab pots on deck in Alaska’s perilous… Continue reading

Arlington Briefs (Aug. 4)

Drug bust ARLINGTON – Arlington police graveyard crew recently contacted some people suspected of illicit drug activity. K9 Oso alerted to their vehicle and a… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Lakewood schools hire 6 new leaders

LAKEWOOD – The school district recently hired six new administrators. Jeanette Grisham will be the new principal of Lakewood High School, Amie Verellen-Grubbs is the… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Briefs (Aug. 4)

Salmon Bake fundraiser at Tulalip TULALIP – The 2nd annual Salmon Bake Fundraiser to benefit the Hibulb Cultural Center will take place at the center… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Marysville-Everett commute to get tougher starting mid-August

Herald and Globe reports MARYSVILLE — As if the commute across the flats wasn’t tough enough at times, it’s going to become even more laborious… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Arlington first responders urge safety for Stillaguamish River swimmers, beach-goers

ARLINGTON - Emergency rescue crews from Arlington assisted on an alarming number of drownings and near drowning calls on the Stillaguamish River during last year’s… Continue reading

Arlington Fire Department launches swimmers technical rescue team

ARLINGTON – Last summer on the day before school started, a 16-year-old girl swimming with family in the Stillaguamish River at the Lincoln Bridge went… Continue reading

Marysville Gospel Hall revival revived as Canadian drives tent here in 16 hours to replace one that was stolen

MARYSVILLE – It’s nice to have friends in high places. A friend of the Marysville Gospel Hall drove 16 hours from Calgara, Canada, with a… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018

Marysville fire trying swimmingly to get water rescue team

MARYSVILLE – Firefighters have to be comfortable around water, obviously. But eight Marysville Fire District firefighters are taking it to the next level. They have… Continue reading

Criminals may not think it’s FARO for Marysville police to use new tech device

MARYSVILLE – It almost doesn’t seem FARO. The Marysville Police Department has obtained a three-dimensional imaging device made by FARO. “It’s the CSI effect juries… Continue reading

116th overpass closures, detours coming this weekend

MARYSVILLE – Major construction is taking place at all four I-5 on- and off-ramps at 116th Street this weekend, causing long closures and detours. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2018

Briefs (July 28)

Brush fires; Viking fest back in Arlington; coffee with Marysville cops

  • Jul 25, 2018

New state law puts financial disorder in Marysville court

MARYSVILLE – The state taketh away, and the state giveth. Taxpayers are used to that formula, but now it has even reached Marysville Municipal Court.… Continue reading