Opinion

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  • Nov 27, 2018

Time for Marysville to start taking that 1%

Many Marysville city leaders are proud that they haven’t raised property taxes since 2010. Any hike was caused by increases in the value of your… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

Marysville ready to look at other educational strategies

By Pete Lundberg Students and families that are successful in the 21st century will be those that learn how to adapt and thrive in change.… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2018

SnoCo budget emphasizes public safety

The Snohomish County Council adopted the 2019 budget Nov. 19. The budget reflects North County values of fiscal responsibility and prioritizing public safety. This budget… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2018

Time, school bonds, Christmas and thanks

By Steve Powell I’m not a huge fan of Californians nowadays. However, they did just pass one law I totally agree with. They are switching… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2018

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Political differences are not the enemy

By Jenny Smith Someone recently taught me the original intent of the word, politics, and it has changed my perception of how politics can help… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2018

WIAA allows controversial transfer in Marysville

I have received a lot of anonymous information this week from people upset about two basketball stars from Marysville Getchell transferring to Marysville-Pilchuck. I can’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2018

Get involved so Arlington knows what school bonds you will support

Are you disappointed the Arlington school bond didn’t pass? Are you glad because you just can’t handle another tax? Or did you think schools were… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Praise and raze

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  • Nov 10, 2018

Tulalip Tribes help enrich cultural knowledge of Marysville students

By Tom Albright November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is often referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2018

Winners and losers in Tuesday night’s election

By Jerry Cornfield OLYMPIA — A surge in voter interest, a swell in the ranks of Democratic state lawmakers and a spendy bunch of contests… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Marysville seeks input on upcoming budgets

In my eight years as Marysville’s mayor, this city has made significant investments in public safety and infrastructure. My proposed $352 million budget for the… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2018

Please pray for Tulalip-Marysville on this solemn day

We can’t let Oct. 24 go by without asking our community to pray: •For the families of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victims four years… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2018

This is how SnoCo spends your tax money

By Nate Nehring Last month I provided a breakdown of the total property taxes collected by the county treasurer and how those dollars are allocated… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Arlington bond makes schools safer and better at a lower tax rate

By Brian Lewis Arlington Public Schools is asking for voter approval of bonds on the Nov. 6 ballot to construct and renovate school facilities and… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2018

Do you have the sugar blues?

By Emily Countryman Have you ever eaten a meal only to want to eat again shortly thereafter? Are you constantly tired and experiencing sugar highs… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2018

Here’s our vote

As a hyper-local newspaper focusing mostly on Marysville and Arlington issues, we can’t do much on national and state politics. However, we do know some… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2018