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Lost and found: Family bible back in loved ones’ hands after half century

ARLINGTON – A treasured family Bible given as a wedding gift that went missing for almost 50 years is back in the hands of an… Continue reading

 

WWU students to have a go at downtown corridor plan

ARLINGTON – The city is enlisting college students to create a downtown corridor plan and bring a fresh perspective to the look and feel of… Continue reading

 

Smokey Point Walmart chosen for pollinator garden pilot project

ARLINGTON – The Smokey Point Walmart store was chosen by the company to join in a pollinator garden pilot project that will beautify the grounds… Continue reading

 

Marysville man wanted for alleged assault with gun on ex-girlfriend

MARYSVILLE – Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a 24-year-old man who allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend Sept. 18. Rhyan Tyler Vasquez, dressed in… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019
Visitors enjoy the view of Marysville from the kitchen area. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Oxford Houses turn addicts’ lives around

MARYSVILLE - When Kirstin Preheim’s dad died of a heroin overdose five years ago she knew she had to change. “I was my father’s daughter,”… Continue reading

Visitors enjoy the view of Marysville from the kitchen area. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Spending on hold in Marysville until enrollment figures known

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District is putting a hold on major purchases and hiring until it can figure out its fluctuating enrollment. At its… Continue reading

Mom wonders why MPD shot son

MARYSVILLE – Almost a year after her son was shot to death by Marysville police, Joann Rouker is still waiting for answers. She may not… Continue reading

Arlington vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11; impart history with generation not yet born (slideshow)

ARLINGTON – Residents gathered at the 9/11 Memorial at Firehouse 46 to remember the innocent victims and public safety personnel who perished in the worst… Continue reading

Volunteer fire districts get almost $600K

Driver killed; ribbon cutting; deaths

  • Sep 10, 2019

Marysville keeps options open on affordable housing tax from state

MARYSVILLE – The city kept alive a chance to help fund affordable housing locally by passing a resolution Monday. The city could receive about $90,000… Continue reading

Roundabout work delayed

Habitat for Humanity Store opens Saturday in Smokey Point

  • Sep 6, 2019

Live at the OH returns

Car wash, barbershop quartet fundraisers

  • Sep 6, 2019

Superheroes, lace up for 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The world needs more superheroes, and you can join their ranks when you register for the 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run… Continue reading

First day of school: Excitement in air

ARLINGTON – If the smiles and loud summer vacation chatter that filled an Eagle Creek Elementary School bus for the first day of school are… Continue reading

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                                School Resource Officer Scott Richey talks with kids at a We Belong session.

6th-graders find out ‘We Belong’

MARYSVILLE – Going into middle school and high school can be scary. So Wednesday, sixth-graders and ninth-graders in the Marysville School District received special training… Continue reading

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                                School Resource Officer Scott Richey talks with kids at a We Belong session.

School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids

ARLINGTON – With a nod to the community’s bicycling culture and network of trails, one school is hoping to ride into the new school year… Continue reading

Vaping part of health series for parents about kids

MARYSVILLE – You may have heard of juuling and vaping, but may not know if it’s dangerous or how to protect your kids. Find out… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

ARLINGTON – In the Arlington Public Schools budget for the new school year, it seems everyone is getting a bite of the apple. But district… Continue reading

Marysville gets new planning director

MARYSVILLE – Jeff Thomas is taking over as city planning director at a time of tremendous residential and commercial growth. He has experience dealing with… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                New yellow siding at M-P is painted gray.

Marysville schools open with anti-bullying message

MARYSVILLE - Going to school isn’t just about academics. It’s about building relationships, too. To help students with that, the Marysville School District on the… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                New yellow siding at M-P is painted gray.