Opinion

State budgets include lots for this area

By Nate Nehring Every two years, the state Legislature adopts a biennial budget. This year they approved the 2019-2021 operating, capital and transportation budgets. Snohomish… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

 

80 percent of ACS donations benefits patients

Did you ever give to a charity organization only to discover that the money you donated didn’t get to the folks who needed it? It’s… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

 

God healed me; He can heal you, too

Are there answers from God, when there is no hope left? All the life was flooding out of my body. I had an 85-degree body… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

 

Infrastructure investments essential to supporting Arlington

Over the last few months, we have been sharing the city’s strategy to grow smart as we plan for new industries and population. Part of… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

Fisheries management more challenging every year

Each April for the past 35 years I’ve said the same thing: This was the most-challenging North of Falcon process we’ve ever had. Every year… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2019

Hits and Misses

Hits The girls in Marysville Troop 80 who are determined to become some of the first in the nation to obtain Eagle Scout. They are… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2019

Online home-pricing sites are like distracted driving

By Todd Fahlman Prospective home buyers and home sellers often want to get pricing information for properties without having to always rely on a real… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019

Letting go rarely easy, takes practice

I recently got an opportunity to travel for work, and it was time to say goodbye to my 7-year-old. I was to leave early the… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2019

SnoCo working to get broadband to access internet

Access to high speed broadband internet has become increasingly important in today’s world. From commerce to communication, so much of our lives depend on reliable… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2019

Volunteer long-term care ombudsmen advocates needed

By Heidi L’Esperance and Bobbie Constantine Looking for a unique and challenging volunteer opportunity? The Snohomish County Long-Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman Program provides just that… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2019

Redefining success – A cultural shift from college to careers

By Brian Long Like many of our students, I grew up in a rural area with an average family, and each of my three siblings… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2019

Easter can handle our doubts

By Jenny Smith Five years ago, I spent one glorious evening with some friends sitting on the rocky coastline in Anchorage, Alaska. We had spent… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

Arlington careful in planning growth

By Barb Tolbert In Arlington, we have a big challenge to plan housing for population growth. We have an equally important goal of preserving Arlington’s… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Supporting RFA will bring you peace of mind

Who are you going to call if you have a fire or medical emergency? The Marysville Fire Department. And wouldn’t you feel better knowing they… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2019

Hits and misses

HITS Marysville’s Father-Daughter and Mother-Son dances. The Fields of Dreams in Lakewood. That’s what happens when a community supports its schools. Maryfest for bringing pro… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

Marysville likes to help its residents with spring cleaning

By Jon Nehring Now that winter weather is finally behind us, and we’re starting to enjoy longer and warmer days, spring cleaning may be on… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

More hatchery fish needed

By Lorraine Loomis The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to strategically release an additional 50 million chinook from its hatcheries this year to… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019

The real estate sky is not falling

By Todd Fahlman I’m tired of the real estate “Chicken Littles” you hear who analyze using fear mongering. Justified or not it can create a… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2019