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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

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                                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

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                                New yellow siding at M-P is painted gray.

We’re growing and growing in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – People who live on 83rd Street NE used to have a fairly peaceful existence. Not anymore. A few housing developments have sprung up… Continue reading

Right to left: Police Chief Rick Smith, embedded social worker Rochelle Long, Mayor Jon Nehring and officer Mike Buell. (File Photo)

Marysville Police Chief Smith retires

MARYSVILLE – Police Chief Rick Smith always looked happy at City Council meetings when he introduced a new hire and his or her family. He… Continue reading

Right to left: Police Chief Rick Smith, embedded social worker Rochelle Long, Mayor Jon Nehring and officer Mike Buell. (File Photo)

Students sought for new trades program in Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE – Young people possibly interested in a career in the trades industry with high pay and high demand are encouraged to check out the… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Nate Nehring gives a State of the County address Friday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Nehring gives State of the County address

Topics include homeless, drugs, traffic, budget, taxes, growth and more

Nate Nehring gives a State of the County address Friday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Interesting numbers in Marysville School District budget

MARYSVILLE – Due to continued declining enrollment, the Marysville School District plans to have 38 fewer classified staff in four years. Yet the pay for… Continue reading

Marysville teachers take on leadership roles in school improvement plans

MARYSVILLE – It seems like everyone in town wants our schools to improve, and it seems like everyone who works for the Marysville School District… Continue reading

Marysville spends over 400 hours on public information requests

MARYSVILLE – Answering public information requests is time-consuming and costly for the city of Marysville. Last year, staff spent about 402 hours searching for and… Continue reading

Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up

ARLINGTON – Aviation fans and families got their wings and more at the annual Arlington Fly-In last weekend. From gravity-defying aerial stunt performances and military… Continue reading

MPD, CPS give advice on how not to become a victim

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police are investigating an allegation that someone unsuccessfully tried to remove a child from a residence while posing as a CPS social… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)

ARLINGTON – When I was offered a window seat to join “Rock n’ Roll Airshow Man” Will Allen in his airplane for a series of… Continue reading

Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer

ARLINGTON – When John Ellis of Arlington sits in his back yard on a sunny day strumming, “When the Saints Go Marching In” on his… Continue reading

Biggest crowd in years watches air show at Arlington Fly-In (slide show)

ARLINGTON – We are still writing a story on the air show at the 51st Arlington Fly-In over the weekend, but until it’s done please… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019