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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

Volunteers build ramps for those in need

The Master Builders Association of Snohomish and King counties built 40 ramps for people in need last Saturday, including one in Arlington and four in… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

2 standout M-P athletes Students of the Month

Softball and wrestling standouts at Marysville-Pilchuck High School are May’s Students of the Month, as picked by the Marysville Soroptimist and Kiwanis Clubs. Sydney Zachry… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
Volunteers work on the trail from Strawberry Fields to the dog park as part of a community service project involving a new group called the Marysville-Tulalip Family of Volunteers.

Marysville leaders want volunteers all in the family

MARYSVILLE – For this organization, it’s all in the family. This city is full of community service groups that encourage adults to volunteer. Its school… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019
Volunteers work on the trail from Strawberry Fields to the dog park as part of a community service project involving a new group called the Marysville-Tulalip Family of Volunteers.
Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville on WE Day stage at Tacoma Dome

The new Girls of Promise and S Club in Marysville were front and center at a recent WE Day event at a packed Tacoma Dome.… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019
Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)

Nehring, NJROTC honor M-P principal Rose

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring proclaimed May 9 Dave Rose Day within the city at a recent ceremony at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Rose, the M-P… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2019

Marysville homemade, homegrown event just in time for Mother’s Day

MARYSVILLE – Need a Mother’s Day gift? The first Mother Lovin’ Market Handmade/Homegrown event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Youth opportunities; drag show and improv all at Marysville’s Red Curtain

MARYSVILLE – Red Curtain opens its stage to two groups of young actors. Auditions for Springboard, for ages 9-15, are set for May 7-8. All… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019
Aerial (Audrey Stich), left, leads a group of singers in a song in the play ‘Footloose,’ which is being performed at Lakewood High School.

‘Footloose’ and fancy free (slide show)

LAKEWOOD —“Now I gotta cut loose, footloose.” That phrase in the classic song “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins is key to the musical of the same… Continue reading

Aerial (Audrey Stich), left, leads a group of singers in a song in the play ‘Footloose,’ which is being performed at Lakewood High School.

Marysville kids fishing event reels in hundreds

MARYSVILLE – Hundreds of kids and their families attended the 25th annual Marysville Fishing Derby Saturday at the Kiwanis Pond at Jennings Park. Members of… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019

Marysville noon Rotary names Community Service student of the month

MARYSVILLE – Cristina Velasco has been named Community Service Student of the Month by the Marysville noon Rotary. She has volunteered about 250 hours the… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019

Leaders hold up Marysville community on National Day of Prayer

MARYSVILLE – Local leaders prayed for the community at the National Day of Prayer Thursday at Comeford Park with the theme “Love One Another.” Mayor… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019

Earth Day means volunteers plant trees in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Planting trees has been synonymous with Earth Day since it began in 1970. So it was not surprising to see a few dozen… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019
Jeraud Irvin of Snohomish puts up a smoke alarm in a home in the Glenwood neighborhood of Marysville Saturday as part of the free Sound the Alarm program with the American Red Cross. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Red Cross sounds the alarm, giving out free ones to help save lives

MARYSVILLE – About 100 volunteers with the American Red Cross installed hundreds of smoke alarms in residential communities around town Saturday. Neighborhoods that received the… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019
Jeraud Irvin of Snohomish puts up a smoke alarm in a home in the Glenwood neighborhood of Marysville Saturday as part of the free Sound the Alarm program with the American Red Cross. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Take the right steps to better health

By Emily Countryman Did you know that it is recommended to take 10,000 steps per day? Have you started tracking your steps with an activity… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019
Lakewood School District employees recently attend “Stop the Bleed” training at Cougar Creek Elementary School.

Lakewood school leaders learn to ‘Stop the Bleed’

LAKEWOOD – More than 100 Lakewood School District staff have received life-saving “Stop the Bleed” training this year. The course, taught by district nurse Kelsey… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019
Lakewood School District employees recently attend “Stop the Bleed” training at Cougar Creek Elementary School.

Lakewood wins jazz festival in Oregon

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood High School Jazz Band won the largest division at the 44th Annual Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival International last weekend in Springfield,… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019
Mariska Lebahn, Elliot Hillis and Mason Shepherd

Arlington Rotary honors 4 students

ARLINGTON - Four middle and high school students were recognized April 18 by the Rotary Club of Arlington. The Rotarians donated $50 to a charity… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019
Mariska Lebahn, Elliot Hillis and Mason Shepherd

Federal, state, local leaders honor Army Reserve on its birthday

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring is glad to have the Army Reserve in town. “We’re proud as a community to support the work you do,”… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.

M-P’s ‘Beast’ of a show has some ‘Beauty’ to it also

MARYSVILLE – Students are taking on starring parts and leadership roles in Marysville-Pilchuck’s presentation of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”  Victoria Steward, a senior at… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.