Life

‘Most important librarian in world’ reads in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – “The most important librarian in the world” read during storytime at the Marysville library Thursday. That’s how U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen introduced Carla… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Marysville Kiwanis goes big with ‘Crabtoberfest’

MARYSVILLE – For many years the Marysville Kiwanis Club has lacked the big fundraiser other local service organizations have. But not any longer. The club… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Free fest features family fun in Arlington

ARLINGTON – If you want the “Lowdown” on this year’s Stillaguamish Festival of the River, you’ll be doing the “Lido Shuffle” Aug. 11. Legendary group… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019
Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                Jared and Lorrie Row hold a painting of Monte Row.

Son takes over in leap of faith

MARYSVILLE – Some might call it circumstance. Others might call it fate. But for Jared Row, it’s about faith. Roe, 35, quit his job at… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                Jared and Lorrie Row hold a painting of Monte Row.

Librarian of Congress in Marysville Thursday

MARYSVILLE – The Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen are scheduled to visit the Marysville Library at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 1.… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Briefs

Fireworks injury TULALIP — A new Arlington resident was severely injured in a fireworks accident at Boom City July 4. Ryan Maughan, 41, who just… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

No room in your garden? Try climbers

By Steve Smith Anyone who has followed me knows that one of my mantras is “There is always room for one more plant”. No matter… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2019
These four candidates for outgoing City Councilman Rob Toyer’s spot have been coming to the meetings for weeks. Their congeniality is evident as they sit together at the one Monday night. They are Noah Rui, Gary Kemp, Kelly Richards and Todd Fahlman. Residents are getting ballots in the mail now for the Aug. 6 primary election. A political forum Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Red Curtain Center for the Arts will feature council candidates and also the two running for mayor. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville Mental Health Court ‘dovetails’ with embedded social worker program

MARYSVILLE – This city’s embedded social worker police program, along with ones in Arlington and Snohomish County, are well-known. But Marysville Municiple Court has a… Continue reading

These four candidates for outgoing City Councilman Rob Toyer’s spot have been coming to the meetings for weeks. Their congeniality is evident as they sit together at the one Monday night. They are Noah Rui, Gary Kemp, Kelly Richards and Todd Fahlman. Residents are getting ballots in the mail now for the Aug. 6 primary election. A political forum Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Red Curtain Center for the Arts will feature council candidates and also the two running for mayor. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Relay participants want to put ACS out of business

MARYSVILLE – Cancer survivor Debbie Bowers said it best. “I want to put the American Cancer Society out of business,” she said at last weekend’s… Continue reading

LEGO robotics a big hit at libraries

Kathy Smargiassi has many strengths as a children’s librarian. Until a few years ago though, robotics wasn’t one of them. Smargiassi was working at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Libraries update computing, printing, copying services

Sno-Isle Libraries has completed a major update to its public computing, printing and copying services. Customers can still visit any library to use a computer… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Church rounds up visitors for Western Sunday

MARYSVILLE – Allen Creek Baptist Church reached out to have a community event it called Western Roundup Sunday. The church, across from Walmart on Highway… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019

One-man band kicks off kids concerts in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Eric Haines and his one-man band performed in front of about 100 people at the opening of the Summmer Children’s Concert Series Tuesday.… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2019

Golf tourney raises $34K for special needs events

TULALIP – The 5th Annual Leah’s Dream Foundation golf tournament Saturday brought in more than $34,000 to help people with special needs. Foundation member Amy… Continue reading

Marysville moms help raise funds to find cure for CF

TULALIP – When Keldan Pablo and Kaidynce Olsen got their picture taken, they had to be separated by their moms Kelsie and Cortney. Not because… Continue reading

The free library. (Courtesy Photo)

Youth groups build free library near church on 4th in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – A Girl Scout group worked with some Webelos to build a Little Free Library at 1607 4th St. Marysville Scouts BSA Pack 180… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019
The free library. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville golf tourney raises money for Umps Care

Staff and Herald reports MARYSVILLE – There were winners for longest drive, closest to the pin and overall best-ball four-man team low score. There were… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Deaths

Marysville Elizabeth Abruzee, 83, June 21 Naida Balam, 92, June 24 Jerry Fisher, 80, June 23 Karen Grayson, 56, June 29 Terry Mashburn, 80, June… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

1st Marysville 4th event in years a blast (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The first city July 4 event in years was a big hit Thursday. Thousands of people attended the festivities at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2019
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                                Caryn Brown of Arlington manages a smile during chemo treatment.

Relay for life means a lot to Arlington cancer survivor

ARLINGTON – For Caryn Brown of Arlington, Relay for Life really is about celebrating life. It was 10 years ago this November when she found… Continue reading

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                                Caryn Brown of Arlington manages a smile during chemo treatment.