Opinion

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

Letters to the editor

Oct. 20

  • Oct 20, 2018

Letters to the editor

Oct. 13

  • Oct 13, 2018

Marysville Foursquare church multi-generational, multi-cultural

By Aaron Thompson At Marysville Foursquare we envision being a church that helps people grow in a real relationship with Jesus in a gospel community.… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2018

We are asked to pray for government to lead peaceful lives

By Mary Salamon In December 1944, at the height of World War II, Gen. Patton called upon chief of staff Col. Paul D. Hawkins and… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2018

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

More progress being made on MIC

By Jon Nehring A key part of the city’s long-range economic development strategy is the Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center. This 4,000-acre site includes properties in… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2018

Praise and raze

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  • Oct 6, 2018

Real estate cooling with the fall weather

By Todd Fahlman The real estate market is open 365 days a year – yes, even on holidays – but there are cyclical trends to… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2018

Battling chronic absenteeism in schools

By Kathy Ehman September is an exciting time and the beginning of the school year with students and teachers coming together to learn and grow… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2018

We can’t be afraid to talk about race

By Jenny Smith We’ve been exploring what makes us better together in Marysville. We are a fast-growing community with lots to love but our research… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2018

Adults need community service, too

For a number of years, schools in Washington state have emphasized that students become involved in community service. That connection has been great not only… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2018

Leaders work for students to learn trades

By David Beyer, Leonard Kelley, Jon Nehring, Nate Nehring and Barbara Tolbert For The Globe-Times As the construction industry in Snohomish County continues to boom,… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2018

No stamp of approval yet on balloting costs

OLYMPIA — Even with the postage paid, thousands of Washington voters didn’t get their ballots in on time for the August primary. Collectively, auditors rejected… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2018

Expectations higher along with pay

Congratulations to the teachers in Marysville, Arlington and Lakewood for the big raises you received this year. We know you didn’t get into teaching for… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

A look at how Marysville spends its money

In last month’s column I wrote about the various sources of city revenue. This month I’ll look at expenditures as we continue to work on… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2018