Praise and raze (Aug. 26)

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:30am
  • Opinion

Praise that moms are working out with their kids nearby to increase that bond.

Praise that three Marysville cheerleaders received national honors.

Praise to those who work at the Navy Support Complex Smokey Point for serving those who serve.

Praise to Sno-Isle for so quickly coming up with a solution to the need for a library at Smokey Point.

Praise to all of those who participated in the I Heart Marysville community service projects.

Praise to all who voted in the primary election.

Praise to Arlington for establishing a “stay out of drug area” at Smokey Point.

Praise to Washington State University for setting up a campus in north Everett.

Raze that it wasn’t in Marysville.

Praise to the Marysville School District for finding space for 17 more classes for kindergarten through third-graders to take advantage of new state funding.

Praise to Arlington for its Stillaguamish Festival of the River and the 3 on 3 Xtravaganza Basketball Tournament.

Raze that Marysville doesn’t get in on that.

Praise that Marysville Getchell graduate Keegan Samaniego is educating us about gender and local mental health issues.

Praise to Penelope Protheroe and people like her who are helping the homeless.

Praise to Top Cub Aircraft for getting the Manufacturing Industrial Center off to a flying start.

Praise to longtime Quake Field concessions volunteers Mike and Terri Schur.

Praise to the Silvana Fair for preparing youngsters for the larger events.

Praise to Another Castle for remembering the old-timers in its new business.

Praise for another great year for National Night Out Against Crime in both Arlington and Marysville.

Praise that the city of Marysville is getting so many new businesses.

Raze if the infrastructure isn’t there, causing problems for residents.

Praise to Brett Summers for helping Parkinson’s patients with boxing lessons.

Praise to AnneCherise Jensen for teaching Tulalip Tribal members how to eat and cook healthy food.

Raze for those who do not support the American Cancer Society’s relay for life. The need is still there. Work with them to see that the money is spent where you want it spent.

Praise that the three entities are still talking about a Regional Fire Authority.

Raze that it has taken so long.

Raze that the old Village site isn’t cleaned up yet.

Praise to Williams Investments for treating its residents with such respect.

Raze that “super heroin” is going to cause more problems for innocent people.

Praise to the Tulalip Tribes for their Back to School Bash.

Praise to the Marysville School District for putting in much-needed ramps.

Praise to those responsible enough to work to become U.S. citizens.

More in Opinion

Praise and raze

(Jan. 12)

Marysville seeks legislative support for various projects

By Jon Nehring The state legislature will be back in session Jan.… Continue reading

The importance of growing family wage jobs in Arlington

By Barb Tolbert Over several months I have received a number of… Continue reading

We need more input if you want our extensive sports coverage to continue

By Steve Powell We have received less than 10 responses regarding if… Continue reading

Unfunded state mandates a burden to counties

By Nate Nehring Snohomish County, along with the other 38 counties in… Continue reading

Arlington mayor looks back, looks ahead

By Barb Tolbert As I look back on 2018, I am astounded… Continue reading

Take the time to really celebrate this Christmas season

By Jenny Smith The other day I had an uncomfortable wake-up call… Continue reading

Mayor Nehring reflects on the year that was 2018

By Jon Nehring Using our motto of “Live, Work, Play” as a… Continue reading

Cultivating a positive math mindset for Arlington students

By Chrys Sweeting Last year, a team of Arlington teachers, community members… Continue reading

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I want to take this opportunity to wish you and your friends… Continue reading