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Thousands watch Marysville Strawberry Festival Grand Parade

MARYSVILLE – Thousands upon thousands of fans lined State Avenue and Third Street for the Marysville Strawberry Festival Grand Parade Saturday. Floats from around the… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

All types of activities draw people to The Market

MARYSVILLE – A Beatles tribute band and other groups helped draw festival goers to Asbery Field during the Marysville Strawberry Festival. Along with music, crafters… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

New partnership boosts turnout for Car Show at Marysville Strawberry Festival

MARYSVILLE – About 140 cars, trucks and motorcycles of all ages, shapes and sizes brought in hundreds of enthusiasts with many of the same qualities… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

Good weather brings crowds to Funtastic Carnival

MARYSVILLE – Good weather brought hundreds of ride enthusiasts to the Funtastic Carnival at Marysville Middle School Thursday through Sunday as part of the Marysville… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019
The Rosarians from Portland, Ore., bless the new rose planted in honor of the Maryfest Board of Directors. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Maryfest board honored at Rose Planting

MARYSVILLE – The entire Maryfest Board of Directors was honored at the Rose Planting at the April Friesner Memorial Garden at Totem Middle School Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019
The Rosarians from Portland, Ore., bless the new rose planted in honor of the Maryfest Board of Directors. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Jazzy cheers for one of the participants in the CTW Combat Pro Wrestling event at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Saturday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Crowds enjoy pro wrestling at Strawberry Festival

MARYSVILLE – Maryfest brought professional wrestling to the Marysville Strawberry Festival for the first time this year. It didn’t disappoint. Dozens of fans filled the… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019
Jazzy cheers for one of the participants in the CTW Combat Pro Wrestling event at the Marysville Strawberry Festival Saturday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
Teacher Trace Prael gets a big hug from a Mountain View Arts and Tech graduate. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

MVAT, Tulalip Heritage graduate seniors (slide show)

TULALIP – One speaker after another talked about overcoming obstacles, never giving up and looking to the future at the Mountain View Arts and Tech… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019
Teacher Trace Prael gets a big hug from a Mountain View Arts and Tech graduate. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
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)

‘The Zaniac’ gives Marysville Kids Day participants a big hand – actually 2

MARYSVILLE – “The Zaniac” Alex Zerbe had children jumping and dancing around like they had ants in their pants at Kids Day Saturday at Asbery… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019

Go Cougs! Lakewood graduates 2019 senior class (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – A few weeks ago, Alex Williams played the role of funny man Willard Hewitt in Lakewood High School’s play, “Footloose.” But as the… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019

Kids have good, healthy fun at challenge day in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Healthy Communities Challenge Day is all about young people having fun. And Jordan Dimick fit right in at the little fish pond set… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
Lorene Robinson, Bryan Terry and Jennifer Egger.

3 from Arlington graduate from Leadership Snohomish County

ARLINGTON – Three recent graduates from Leadership Snohomish County are from Arlington. They are Bryan Terry, Lorene Robinson and Jennifer Egger. Terry is the city’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
Lorene Robinson, Bryan Terry and Jennifer Egger.

Students visit Arlington departments

ARLINGTON – As part of class work on cities and citizenship, second-graders from Pioneer Elementary School recently visited city departments at City Hall, along with… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Arlington getting ready for 4th of July celebration

ARLINGTON – Signups are still being taken for the Fourth of July Grande Parade in Arlington. Register at stillyvalleychamber.com. You can also get a limited… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019
Workers set up the ferris wheel at the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce carnival Wednesday in the field between Home Depot and Cabela’s. The carnival runs through Sunday, with proceeds going to chamber programs that help local businesses. A craft and vendor fair has been added this year to give adults something to do while the kids go on the rides. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Ferris wheel’s day off

Workers set up the ferris wheel at the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce carnival Wednesday in the field between Home Depot and Cabela’s. The carnival… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019
Workers set up the ferris wheel at the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce carnival Wednesday in the field between Home Depot and Cabela’s. The carnival runs through Sunday, with proceeds going to chamber programs that help local businesses. A craft and vendor fair has been added this year to give adults something to do while the kids go on the rides. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

12 girls win Marysville Soroptimist scholarships

MARYSVILLE – Six students from Marysville-Pilchuck and six from Marysville Getchell won college scholarships from the Marysville Soroptimist Club Tuesday at a breakfast at Fanny’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

M-P student Community Service Award winner

MARYSVILLE – Mikayla Kerker of Marysville-Pilchuck High School is the winner of the May Marysville Rotary Community Service Recognition Award. She has been volunteering with… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

Arlington police part of torch run to help Special Olympics

ARLINGTON – Six people associated with the Arlington Police Department participated in the recent Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The six carried the… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019

Arlington announces entertainment schedule for summer

ARLINGTON – The city’s Summer Entertainment Series kicks off next weekend. Jimmy Wright Band will start if off June 7 from 6-9 p.m. at Legion… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019
Kimberly Herbert of Marysville on deck of the ship keeping score in the gun qualification course. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville sailor part of gun qualification course

MARYSVILLE – Kimberly Herbert of Marysville is out in the Pacific Ocean somewhere. The Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class recently participated in a gun qualification course.… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019
Kimberly Herbert of Marysville on deck of the ship keeping score in the gun qualification course. (Courtesy Photo)