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                                Dean Ledford gets signs ready to be picked up by volunteers.

Here’s your sign: Volunteers try to help Marysville pass school levy

MARYSVILLE — Dean Ledford is not giving up. Ledford, a 1954 graduate of Marysville High School, has been involved in Citizens for Marysville Schools since… Continue reading

 

Dozens show support as RAP center opens at M-P

MARYSVILLE – Along with being mayor of Stanwood, Leonard Kelly is also Snohomish County Labor Council secretary. So when he talked to Nate Nehring and… Continue reading

 

Slain principal helped initiate many Marysville efforts that are ongoing today

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Former Shoultes Elementary School principal Lynn Heimsoth was beloved by students and peers alike. And she helped initiate some… Continue reading

 

Arlington honors local military heroes

ARLINGTON – Kari Cook lost her husband in battle in Afghanistan and Jessica Hebert her brother in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brothers Blake and Brad McPherson… Continue reading

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                                Stuart Hunt conducts the women’s chorus.

Women’s choir in Marysville driven to be the best

MARYSVILLE – Cheryl Hoven of Wenatchee drives to Marysville every week to sing in a choir. Not just any choir. Sonus Boreal is made up… Continue reading

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                                Stuart Hunt conducts the women’s chorus.
Andrew Kaillo broke a school record in diving. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville diver breaks 21-year-old record

MARYSVILLE Swimming Andrew Kallio broke a 21-year-old record at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in diving with 289.85 points, and teammate Ian Meetsma and Andrew Christensen of… Continue reading

Andrew Kaillo broke a school record in diving. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville councilman to run for state representative

MARYSVILLE – City Councilman Mark James announced Tuesday that he is running for the state representative seat held by John Lovick, D-Mill Creek. James has… Continue reading

Coffee keeps Arlington artist grounded

ARLINGTON – Monica Guerrero doesn’t throw coffee grounds in the garbage. Instead, she uses them for “trash” art. “Trash art is when you take something… Continue reading

Marysville’s been leaving the school bus driving to her for over 41 years

MARYSVILLE – Shelly Henderson doesn’t worry anymore about kids misbehaving on her school bus. She knows their mothers, and some of their grandmothers as well.… Continue reading

A model citizen: Marysville man skips the kits and builds from scratch

Marysville man builds from scratch, rather than using kits

Arlington runner becomes a rower

ARLINGTON – When Jensyn Smith got burned out running she took to the water - not to swim but to row. The senior at Arlington… Continue reading

Lakewood beats Arlington at Jamboree; home schedules to save

It seems like local high school fall sports just ended but there was no time off as some teams start playing winter sports last weekend.… Continue reading

Marysville considers cost of embedded social worker

MARYSVILLE – The embedded social worker program has been hugely successful, but that didn’t stop the City Council from debating paying 100% of the cost… Continue reading

Health district helps Marysville, despite no funding help

MARYSVILLE – The Snohomish Health District helped city residents with a number of issues, even though the council decided against helping to fund the agency… Continue reading

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                                Dan Crisologo’s dog shows off their clothing line.

Couple’s pet store a ‘pleasant experience’

MARYSVILLE – When Dan and Ray Crisologo realized their retirement funds were running low, they decided to open a business. At first, Dan wanted to… Continue reading

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                                Dan Crisologo’s dog shows off their clothing line.
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                                The tables for meals are taken down so this new Salvation Army space on State can be used as a cold-weather shelter. Their only employee, Jenny Roodzant, right, with the help of volunteers, are still providing for Marysville’s needy.

Despite cuts, Salvation Army still helps needy

MARYSVILLE – When the Salvation Army decided last year to no longer have officers in Marysville due to financial concerns, social services coordinator Jenny Roodzant… Continue reading

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                                The tables for meals are taken down so this new Salvation Army space on State can be used as a cold-weather shelter. Their only employee, Jenny Roodzant, right, with the help of volunteers, are still providing for Marysville’s needy.
Arianna Bilby, left, and Emily Mekelburg of Arlington made the all-league first team as hitters, but they also are versatile enough to play the backcourt, too. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Locals dominated All-Wesco North teams

Local fall sport athletes and coaches dominated All-Wesco 3A North honors announced recently. Newcomer Sarah Hereth of Marysville Getchell was named Coach of the Year… Continue reading

Arianna Bilby, left, and Emily Mekelburg of Arlington made the all-league first team as hitters, but they also are versatile enough to play the backcourt, too. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Superintendent Jason Thompson talks at public meeting on Marysville School District plan. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville students value input on ‘values’ in district plan

MARYSVILLE – You may not think students would be interested in something as wonky as a Strategic Plan, but think again. In rolling out the… Continue reading

Superintendent Jason Thompson talks at public meeting on Marysville School District plan. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Attention on NJROTC as 23 get perfect scores at inspection (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Twenty-three cadets received “perfect scores” at the recent Annual Military Inspection at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Also, cadet Lt. Cmdr. Matt Allen received the… Continue reading

Carson Chrisman goes in for one of his three scores against Sequim. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)

After win over Sequim, Lakewood takes on 2-time defending champs

LAKEWOOD — Jared Taylor connected with Carson Chrisman for three scores as Lakewood beat Sequim 38-12 in the first round of the state Class 2A… Continue reading

Carson Chrisman goes in for one of his three scores against Sequim. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)