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Katie Prettyman of Marysville with men’s champion Joey Chestnut. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville woman a hot dog when it comes to eating

MARYSVILLE – Let’s be frank: Katie Prettyman of Marysville is not a wiener when it comes to eating hot dogs. In her first year of… Continue reading

Katie Prettyman of Marysville with men’s champion Joey Chestnut. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville, Arlington plan bang up 4th of July

A top-notch band out of Bellingham, along with fireworks, of course, will highlight Marysville’s first free 4th of July fireworks show at Marysville-Pilchuck High School… Continue reading

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                                Ben Spores tags out a runner in a game this year.

Arlington Eagles to play sports in college

ARLINGTON – Little did Ali Krediet know when she was kicking a ball around in Alaska growing up that she would be playing soccer in… Continue reading

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                                Ben Spores tags out a runner in a game this year.
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                                Don’s owner Sam Gohar improved the look of the lounge with a granite bar countertop and much more.

Marysville restaurant-lounge gets a makeover at age 50

MARYSVILLE – Some people nowadays like to get facelifts when they turn 50. Well, so did Don’s Restaurant downtown on 4th Street. Actually, it was… Continue reading

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                                Don’s owner Sam Gohar improved the look of the lounge with a granite bar countertop and much more.

Plan to reduce traffic woes in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Traffic continues to be a main concern of city residents, and the city’s new six-year Transportation Improvement Program continues to try to address… Continue reading

Vivien Palmer performs a contemporary dance to “Red Violin” at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Dancers, singers highlight Talent Show; festival gets busy this weekend (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Singers and dancers dominated the stage at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night. The 88th annual festival continues today through Sunday.… Continue reading

Vivien Palmer performs a contemporary dance to “Red Violin” at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show Thursday night at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Marysville’s RAP center shows its ‘muscle’, builds strength for fall start

MARYSVILLE – Just a few weeks ago, the Marysville School District’s Regional Apprentice Pathway program looked a little weak. But that changed Monday as more… Continue reading

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                                Danna and Tripp Gibson of Marysville walk off T-Mobile field prior to a recent game that he umpired.

Helping others an easy call

MARYSVILLE – Tripp Gibson of Marysville started at second base in a recent game between the Twins and the Mariners - as the umpire. It… Continue reading

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                                Danna and Tripp Gibson of Marysville walk off T-Mobile field prior to a recent game that he umpired.
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                                Riley Mae Swanson and Olivia Poulton were standouts for the girls softball team at Lakewood this year.

Young Lakewood girls softball team looks to future after going 2-2 at state

LAKEWOOD – The Cougar softball team went 2-2 in the state tournament at Selah last weekend. The squad broke a school and Northwest Conference record… Continue reading

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                                Riley Mae Swanson and Olivia Poulton were standouts for the girls softball team at Lakewood this year.

Tulalip hatchery to expand

TULALIP – Not long ago tribes were only interested in talking about what needed to be done environmentally to bring back native fish. Now things… Continue reading

Sky’s the limit for Skyleigh, other Rotary winners (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – For much of her young life, Skyleigh Morrison has helped others. Now, she is the one getting the help. Morrison received a $20,000… Continue reading

Business, jobs flocking to MIC

MARYSVILLE – One of the best ways to circumvent that horrible mess on I-5 every day is to avoid it by working close to home.… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Business, jobs flocking to MIC

MARYSVILLE – One of the best ways to circumvent that horrible mess on I-5 every day is to avoid it by working close to home.… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Marysville-Pilchuck AVID teacher Taya Schweizer gets a hug at a ceremony Monday celebrating the success of the program. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville AVID students get thousands of dollars in scholarship money

MARYSVILLE – Just looking at the numbers, you can’t help but be an avid fan of AVID. Thirteen Advancement Via Individual Determination students at Marysville… Continue reading

Marysville-Pilchuck AVID teacher Taya Schweizer gets a hug at a ceremony Monday celebrating the success of the program. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

MG custodian honored for helping Life Skills graduate

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District’s Life Skills teacher, Jim Strickland, and the district itself presented awards to Marysville Getchell High School custodian Zach Prine… Continue reading

E-W’s pitcher walks away as Arlington’s boys baseball team celebrates their big inning.

Arlington gets on a roll, 3rd at districts, at state Saturday

EVERETT - Baseball is so fun when your team gets on a roll. With two out in the top of the fourth inning Arlington batted… Continue reading

E-W’s pitcher walks away as Arlington’s boys baseball team celebrates their big inning.

Credit trimesters with MSD success

MARYSVILLE – The statistics are alarming. More Native Americans in the Marysville School District are dropping out of school, 47.5 percent, than graduating 35.6 percent.… Continue reading

1st St. Bypass work to start Monday

MARYSVILLE – With the last house finally removed, work will begin Monday on one of the largest construction projects undertaken by the city. The City… Continue reading

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Students MAP their way to success with YMCA program

MARYSVILLE – When Trevaun Reeves came to Marysville in the eighth grade, she heard the racial slurs. “Like why do I speak the way I… Continue reading

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)

Salvation Army retreats some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – The Salvation Army in Marysville is retreating some. It will no longer have officers in Marysville who will lead worship services due to… Continue reading

Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)