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Liberty Elementary School kitchen manager Angie Blankenship explains the meal process to a student’s mom Tuesday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville School District to offer meals on bus wheels next week

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Gov. Jay Inslee’s edict shutting down restaurants due to the COVID-19 coronavirus also has forced the Marysville School District… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020
Liberty Elementary School kitchen manager Angie Blankenship explains the meal process to a student’s mom Tuesday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Drive-in churches instead of movies could be new thing due to virus

Drive-in churches instead of movies could be new thing due to virus

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE - Drive-in movies have gone by the wayside but drive-in worship services may be the next big thing at churches… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020
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A tent is set up outside Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington to screen people for symptoms of possible coronavirus before entering the hospital.

Skagit Valley Health, Cascade Valley Hospital testing 1st COVID-19 cases

ARLINGTON – Skagit Regional Health, which includes Cascade Valley Hospital, is caring for patients who tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, hospital officials announced Tuesday.… Continue reading

A tent is set up outside Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington to screen people for symptoms of possible coronavirus before entering the hospital.
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Marysville mayor: Coronavirus moves ‘uncomfortable’ but necessary to save lives

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Along with obvious health concerns, Mayor Jon Nehring is worried about economic consequences of the coronavirus locally. In a… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020
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A tent is set up outside Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington to screen people for symptoms of possible coronavirus before entering the hospital.

Schools, elder care facilities, churches, city adapt to life disrupted by COVID-19

ARLINGTON – The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak may not be wreaking havoc on society the way a natural disaster like an earthquake would, but it’s quickly… Continue reading

A tent is set up outside Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington to screen people for symptoms of possible coronavirus before entering the hospital.
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School’s out for six weeks

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com Parents are in a panic - not necessarily over the coronavirus, but because their kids will be off of school starting… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020
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Steve Powell/Staff Photos                                 A camera shoots video of pastor Jenny Smith to be streamed online Sunday. Most of the chairs were empty because live church services were canceled due to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreak affects all aspects of life

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – The coronavirus hit a Kirkland care center extremely hard with 22 of the state’s 30 deaths there, so at… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020
Steve Powell/Staff Photos                                 A camera shoots video of pastor Jenny Smith to be streamed online Sunday. Most of the chairs were empty because live church services were canceled due to the coronavirus.
Sex ed protesters gather around the state capitol in Olympia. (WNPA Photo)

Legislative briefly

Sex ed protest Despite the governor’s warning to avoid crowds in the wake of the coronavirus, hundreds of concerned parents and residents converged on the… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2020
Sex ed protesters gather around the state capitol in Olympia. (WNPA Photo)
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3 car wreck MARYSVILLE – An Arlington woman and two children were involved in a three car, four injury accident Monday east of Marysville on… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020
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Marysville Strawberry Festival Pageant canceled due to coronavirus restrictions

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Pageant Saturday night has been canceled due to coronavirus requirements of health officials. Maryfest… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020
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City’s realignment project to put the brakes on bicycle accidents at skewed rail crossing

City’s realignment project to put the brakes on bicycle accidents at skewed rail crossing

ARLINGTON – As some cyclists know well from painful experience, crossing railroad tracks embedded in a paved trail or on a street can be a… Continue reading

City’s realignment project to put the brakes on bicycle accidents at skewed rail crossing
Marysville mayor declares emergency to get more resources

Marysville mayor declares emergency to get more resources

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Students at Grove Elementary and the Early Learning Center received a surprise extra day off from school this week… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2020
Marysville mayor declares emergency to get more resources
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Bond refunding to save city of Arlington over $1 million in interest

ARLINGTON - The city of Arlington plans to refinance two bonds and a promissory note for the Graafstra property that could save the city an… Continue reading

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What city, schools, first responders are doing to stop the coronavirus from spreading

What city, schools, first responders are doing to stop the coronavirus from spreading

ARLINGTON – As coronavirus concern grows in the Arlington area, school districts, local governments and first responders are taking extra precautions to be prepared in… Continue reading

What city, schools, first responders are doing to stop the coronavirus from spreading
172nd Street work coming this year; it’s not the big widening project

172nd Street work coming this year; it’s not the big widening project

ARLINGTON – The city of Arlington recently hired an engineering firm to design a new signalized intersection at 40th Avenue NE on 172nd Street NE,… Continue reading

172nd Street work coming this year; it’s not the big widening project
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Ex-Arlington man linked to neo-Nazi group

SEATTLE — Members of a neo-Nazi group, including former Arlington resident Kaleb Cole, have been arrested and charged with conspiring to harass journalists, churches and… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2020
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U.S. Census count important for Marysville

MARYSVILLE – With the 2020 U.S. Census only weeks away, residents are being urged to make themselves count by completing the brief survey that decides… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020
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An SUV collided with a passenger train in Marysville, injuring 4. (Marysville Fire Photo)

Train, SUV collide; 4 hurt, including 3 kids; more briefs

Spring forward MARYSVILLE – Don’t forget to spring forward your clocks to begin daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. Using this time… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2020
An SUV collided with a passenger train in Marysville, injuring 4. (Marysville Fire Photo)
Cast ready for AHS Drama’s fun musical fairy tale ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ starting March 6

Cast ready for AHS Drama’s fun musical fairy tale ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ starting March 6

ARLINGTON - Hear ye, lords and ladies, the Arlington High School Drama department invites you to enjoy their performance of the medieval comedy musical “Once… Continue reading

Cast ready for AHS Drama’s fun musical fairy tale ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ starting March 6
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Marysville delays decision on school boundaries

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – The school board decided to delay a decision on school boundaries Monday night. For next year, Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2020
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