Life

Become a superhero and stop the bullying

MARYSVILLE – It seems only fitting that the Marysville School District has given Preston Dwoskin a bully pulpit to talk about something he knows a… Continue reading

Pumpkin Roll delights kids at Hometown Halloween in Arlington

ARLINGTON – If you were worried about all the candy being eaten by kids at Halloween, there’s a solution in Arlington. The annual Hometown Halloween… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2019

Adult fun for Halloween at Red Curtain

MARYSVILLE – Back by popular demand, the inimitable Poppy Rouge hosts Monster Mash Burlesque at the Red Curtain Arts Center on Halloween night starting at… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019
Laverne Moen served breakfast at Kiwanis Club meetings for 20 years. Here, Tom King, a Kiwanian that entire time, presents her with flowers on her last day. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Laverne surely made everyone feel at home at The Village

MARYSVILLE – It’s pretty rare nowadays to stick with a job for 35 years. It’s even more rare in a high-turnover job like a waitress.… Continue reading

Laverne Moen served breakfast at Kiwanis Club meetings for 20 years. Here, Tom King, a Kiwanian that entire time, presents her with flowers on her last day. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville seeks food, toys, volunteers to help those in need for holidays

MARYSVILLE – The upcoming holiday season can be especially hard for people in need in Marysville, Tulalip and Lakewood. That is why the Marysville Food… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

Marysville TDs help women’s homeless shelter

MARYSVILLE – Seattle Seahawks mascot Blitz thanked Marysville-Pilchuck High School and Marysville Windermere Realty for raising money to fight homelessness at an assembly Friday. Dan… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

2 from MG Students of the Month

MARYSVILLE – Madeline Grandbois and Nicholas Faber of Marysville Getchell have been named the October Students of the Month by the Marysville Kiwanis and Soroptimist… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019
The actors/musicians who provide the musical backdrop for “Dark of the Moon” Drew Winston, left, Dyann Arthur, James Prater, Bill Pfleging, and Joe Goins.

Witch boy falls in love with human girl in Red Curtain play

MARYSVILLE – “Dark of the Moon,” a gothic exploration of Smokey Mountain lore that ranges from the fantastic to the mundane, runs Oct. 18-Nov. 3… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019
The actors/musicians who provide the musical backdrop for “Dark of the Moon” Drew Winston, left, Dyann Arthur, James Prater, Bill Pfleging, and Joe Goins.

Mizell takes over as Marysville parks director

MARYSVILLE – Tara Mizell, a city parks employee since 1994, has been promoted to director of Parks, Culture and Recreation, replacing the retiring Jim Ballew.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Marysville CT driver wins honor for going 2 million miles without an accident

MARYSVILLE – David Gibson of Marysville has been awarded by Community Transit for reaching two million miles of safe driving. For Gibson, nearly 28 years… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019
Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Tragedy and Triumph: Life story inspires students; public event Thursday

MARYSVILLE - Former professional wrestler Marc Mero is telling his inspirational story of triumph and tragedy to local students this week. He is asking students… Continue reading

Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M-P’s Schaffler, Kalab students of the month for September

MARYSVILLE – Maggie Schaffler and Aaron Kalab of Marysville-Pilchuck are the Marysville Kiwanis-Soroptimist Club Students of the Month for September. Kalab, who has a 4.0… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2019

Marysville celebrates start of Hispanic Heritage Month (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – A colorful display of dancing highlighted a gathering at Legacy High School on the Tulalip Campus Wednesday night. The event kicked off Hispanic… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2019

Ex-pro wrestler back to give addiction message to schools, public

MARYSVILLE – Former professional wrestler Marc Mero brought his anti-bullying message to the area a few years ago, and local officials were so impressed they… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Kids fly high having fun at Arlington Airport Days (slide show)

ARLINGTON – While folks in our area love to go to Leavenworth this time of year for the fall colors, Katie Stevens enjoys heading this… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Marysville leaders praise retiring parks director at last council meeting

MARYSVILLE – The Godfather of Marysville parks, Jim Ballew, was lauded at his last City Council meeting Monday. As the city’s first and only parks… Continue reading

Foghat, Vassar, Lonestar coming to new Arlington venue

ARLINGTON – The new Rivers Run Event Center at Angel of the Winds Casino is opening with a whole lot of country and a whole… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

Recycled Christmas trees pay off for Marysville Food Bank

MARYSVILLE – It pays to recycle. Boy Scout Troop 419 picked up Christmas trees last winter, and recycled the material thanks to the city’s chipper.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

Learn about comics, Digital Bookmobile at Marysville Library

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Library will host an expert on comics along with the Digital Bookmobile, both in mid-October. The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Marysville gets in touch with community through trucks

MARYSVILLE – Despite cloudy skies thousands of people attended the city’s annual Touch a Truck event Saturday. As always, the longest line formed to ride… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019