Legislative briefly

Immigrant law OLYMPIA – Undocumented immigrants in Washington state may no longer fear unexpected arrests thanks to protection that legislation under consideration promises to provide… Continue reading

  • Feb 25, 2020


39th district lawmakers discuss state issues at mid-session town hall talk

Anti-gun laws, K-12 sex education bill, housing draw local concern


Former mayoral candidate fills City Council vacancy

ARLINGTON – When Don Vanney retired last year and ran for mayor, the lifelong resident insisted he wanted to give back to his community one… Continue reading


Arlington Community Resource Center: We’re open

ARLINGTON – On a recent visit to the Arlington Community Resource Center, a homeless man sat alone quietly at a kitchen island, enjoying a snack… Continue reading

Sex ed bill in Olympia about health and safety or a ‘clear overreach’?

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service Parents, students and educational professionals voiced their concerns in a public hearing about a bill that would mandate comprehensive… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2020

Arlington to crack down on abandoned vehicles, parking scofflaws

Update: The City Council Feb. 18 amended sections of the city code related to illegal parking, vehicles and traffic and other language that brings city… Continue reading

Arlington school levies, bond recap and look at how you voted

ARLINGTON – This month’s special election in Washington state has had more school districts failing enrichment and capital levies, as well as school bonds, than… Continue reading

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                                Don, Sheri and Matthew Paquette

More social workers, parents sought for foster kids

MARYSVILLE – Being foster parents can be maddening - like when one kept running away. She wants to come back now, but she’s in a… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2020
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                                Don, Sheri and Matthew Paquette
Tom Albright

Marysville school boundary talks heat up as Albright resigns

MARYSVILLE – One of the main reasons Tom Albright resigned from the school board was to reduce stress. It was a good thing he wasn’t… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2020
Tom Albright

Breakdown of levy voting in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – With voters rejecting Marysville School District’s capital levy, The Marysville Globe analyzed precinct data to view how neighborhoods voted. Among results for the… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

Arlington school bond failing, passing levies a bright spot

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools’ hoped for “hat trick” for education looks to be going two-for-three in special election voting. While two levies are passing,… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2020
Scott Beebe, an assistant superintendent with the Marysville School District, looks at election results on his phone Tuesday night. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Local voters levy heavy hand against school funding measures

MARYSVILLE – “It doesn’t look good,” was all Marysville schools superintendent Jason Thompson said after seeing election numbers Tuesday night. He was gathered with other… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020
Scott Beebe, an assistant superintendent with the Marysville School District, looks at election results on his phone Tuesday night. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Father-daughter dance carries on everlasting Valentine’s tradition

MARYSVILLE – Dads and their little princesses danced the night away the past two Saturdays during the Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance hosted by the Marysville Parks,… Continue reading

Marysville mayor answers variety of questions at Coffee Klatch

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring answered a variety of questions at his Coffee Klatch Monday at City Hall. Business Nehring was asked why the city… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2020

PUD’s Arlington Microgrid construction moves forward

ARLINGTON – Construction is underway on the next phase of Snohomish County PUD’s Arlington Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center project. Moon Construction broke ground… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2020

Human skeletal remains found; may be missing man

TULALIP – A resident building a motorcycle track in a wooded area discovered skeletal human remains Sunday. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2020

Man wears dreadlock wig backwards to rob Marysville bank

MARYSVILLE – A man wearing a dreadlock wig backwards robbed the Opus Bank in the 800 block of State Street Thursday. Around 9:35 a.m. the… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Olympia briefly

Clean fuel OLYMPIA – People will be asked to use a lot less gasoline and to convert to alternative clean fuels in the next 15… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020

Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Fest soars with fun, learning

ARLINGTON – Water over roadways and minor river flooding were no match for the annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival as people packed into downtown to celebrate… Continue reading

City Council adopts code of ethics they hope they will never need

ARLINGTON – The City Council Monday formally adopted a code of ethics to guide its members in how they should conduct themselves in office, and… Continue reading