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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)
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Arlington girl, 12, receives medal for bravery

ARLINGTON – Genesis Holdaway was just trying to help her great grandmother, but she received an award for it. Genesis, 12, was with Janet Osborn… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019
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Mayor Nehring gives out award of excellence

MARYSVILLE – Leslie Burnett of police records received the Mayor’s Employee Excellence Award at Monday’s City Council meeting. Mayor Jon Nehring said she helps involve… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

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

Arlington mayor wins Jackson award

ARLINGTON – Mayor Barb Tolbert is the 2019 recipient of the Henry M. Jackson Award. Presented at the 8th Annual Economic Alliance Snohomish County Meeting… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Used portable saves Arlington $200K

ARLINGTON - A used portable classroom is being installed just north of Presidents Elementary School. The portable, purchased from Monroe Public Schools in December 2018… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Alexis Jones (Susan), Nick Poling (Hunter), Nina Prentiss (Heidi) and Peter Davies (Jeff) belt out one of the songs in [title of show], running May 31-June 16 at the Red Curtain. (Courtesy Photo)

Modern off-Broadway musical hit in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – [title of show] is a musical written by two guys about two guys writing a musical… Red Curtain Foundation presents the Obie Award-winning… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
Alexis Jones (Susan), Nick Poling (Hunter), Nina Prentiss (Heidi) and Peter Davies (Jeff) belt out one of the songs in [title of show], running May 31-June 16 at the Red Curtain. (Courtesy 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)

Lakewood announces top academic students

LAKEWOOD – The Cougars have announced their top academic students at year’s end. Kimmy Epperson has earned a 3.98 grade point average while attending Lakewood… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
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Memorial Day events set in Marysville, Arlington

Memorial Day just won’t be the same without Marysville city historian Ken Cage. For years Cage played a major role in the observance at the… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
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