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Candidates at the Election Forum at the Tulalip Casino. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

8 candidates square off at Election Forum

TULALIP – Candidates for one Marysville race and three Snohomish County races debated at an Election Forum Friday put on by the Marysville Tulalip Chamber… Continue reading

Candidates at the Election Forum at the Tulalip Casino. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Arlington Assembly opens new Kids and Teens Center

ARLINGTON – Arlington Assembly opened the doors to its newly expanded Kids and Teens Center Sunday, putting a safe place to spend time within reach… Continue reading

Historic old Arlington High School building to be put up for sale or lease

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board approved hiring a consultant to market one of the district’s more iconic bastions of learning that is years past… Continue reading

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Nehring faces challenger for mayor

MARYSVILLE – Incumbent Jon Nehring and challenger Michael Patrick are running for mayor of Marysville. The general election is Nov. 5. Ballots will be mailed… Continue reading

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Instead of a greenbelt Lori Hanning now looks out at where a dumpster is being built with a huge hotel in the background. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Developments encroach on low-income senior housing

MARYSVILLE – For 15 years Lori Hanning lived next to a greenbelt. From her deck, front porch and little yard she could see deer and… Continue reading

Instead of a greenbelt Lori Hanning now looks out at where a dumpster is being built with a huge hotel in the background. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville man caught who allegedly assaulted ex-girlfriend with a gun

MARYSVILLE – The 24-year-old Marysville man police were seeking for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend Sept. 18 has been caught. Rhyan Tyler Vasquez, dressed in black… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

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

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.