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                                The trees came down quickly this week at Spook Woods in Marysville.

‘Spook Woods’ become ‘Majestic’ housing development

MARYSVILLE – At least it’s got a nicer name. Dozens of 75-year-old second-growth trees came down this week at “Spook Woods.” Taking its place will… Continue reading

 

Register today and open windows to the past at NW Genealogy Conference Aug. 14-17

ARLINGTON – In family stories passed down through generations, Phil Bartlow’s great-grandfather died in a circus accident that morphed into being killed by lions while… Continue reading

 

5 vie for Marysville council spot

MARYSVILLE – Five candidates are facing off in the Aug. 6 primary to replace City Councilman Rob Toyer, who is running for Snohomish County treasurer.… Continue reading

 

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Arlington resident Bea Randall’s love of gardening grew at home helping her mother pull weeds and tend flower beds as a little girl,… Continue reading

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while sounds from the Kornstalk Music… Continue reading

Fire destroys Marysville home

MARYSVILLE – A fire destroyed a home in the 6300 block of 35th Street NE Sunday. Marysville firefighters arrived shortly after 3 a.m. to find… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench sits out front, he’ll have… Continue reading

Briefs

Many shows MARYSVILLE – From comedy to “Cabaret” to Readers’ Theatre, Red Curtain has a variety of shows coming up. Comedy takes the stage first… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

Briefs

Kids return wallet ARLINGTON – A man down on his luck saw it change when two preteens returned a wallet he had lost with $500… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

More citations for July 4 fireworks in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Even though fireworks have been illegal in Marysville for a few years now, some people still insist on shooting them off on the… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

State requirements lead to delay in signal at Hwy. 530, Smokey Pt. Blvd.

ARLINGTON – Installation of a temporary signal at Highway 530 and Smokey Point Boulevard has been delayed until at least late September or early October.… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

ARLINGTON – While most people feel a connection to the Stillaguamish Valley, three quarters believe they could do a lot or little more to improve… Continue reading

Like many of you, I felt the 4.6 earthquake

Like many others of you in Marysville and Arlington, I felt the 4.6 magnitude earthquake at 2:51 this morning. It was between Snohomish and Monroe.… Continue reading

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Longtime Marysville school board member faces rare challenge

MARYSVILLE – For the first time in his many years of service, Tom Albright is being challenged for District 5 on the Marysville School Board.… Continue reading

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Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

School’s not out for some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – When kids think of the Summer Slide they probably think of a city park or school playground. But for educators, they think of… Continue reading

Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Trees removed to make way for estuary

MARYSVILLE — A dozer with a claw-like device known as a ripper is removing more than 100 trees to make way for a new estuary… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

Arlington steps out for annual Fourth of July parade

ARLINGTON – This year’s traditional Fourth of July Grand Parade had the kind of energy that would have made our nation’s founding fathers feel like… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

MARYSVILLE – Jim Ballew is going out with a bang. The city parks director for 30 years, who was a driving force behind Marysville’s impressive… Continue reading

Arlington man sentenced for sex abuse of minor

ARLINGTON – A 36-year-old Arlington man was recently sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to three years in prison and 15 years of supervised… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2019

Free small business digital marketing class

The NW Innovation Resource Center and City of Arlington are hosting a free workshop that will share with small business owners several digital marketing tips… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2019