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Diverse program hopes to bring teachers back to Marysville

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – A program is under way in the Marysville School District to encourage high school students to enter the education… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2020

Legislative briefly

Undocumented loans Students who are undocumented immigrants may soon find it easier to finance their higher education with a proposal working its way through the… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2020

Health district issues tips to avoid coronavirus

The Snohomish Health District has announced how the public can help contain the spread of the coronavirus. •Do not go to the emergency room unless… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2020

Marysville to vote on school boundaries Monday

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – The school board will be asked Monday to adopt new school boundaries starting in the fall. The boundaries recommended… Continue reading

  • Feb 29, 2020

2020 Census a month away: What Arlington residents should know

ARLINGTON – 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

District seeks suitors to buy or lease old Arlington High School

ARLINGTON – Figuratively speaking, the “For Sale or Lease” sign is in the front lawn for the historic old Arlington High School. Arlington Public Schools… Continue reading

Lakewood to run just-defeated school levies again in April

LAKEWOOD – The school board voted Feb. 26 to re-run the levies April 28 that were just defeated in the Feb. 11 election. School officials… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2020
Clockwise from left: JJ Frank, Darryn Wiersma, Aliana Banks and Josiah Frank talk at the Black Student Union meeting at M-P Wednesday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

New Black Student Union club at M-P wants to work with local police to improve community

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – For many years the national narrative of the relationship between blacks and police has been one filled with tension.… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2020
Clockwise from left: JJ Frank, Darryn Wiersma, Aliana Banks and Josiah Frank talk at the Black Student Union meeting at M-P Wednesday. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Work continues on Cedar Field with the hope it will be ready for the first day of Little League in late March. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville Little League donates $35K for Cedar Field upgrades

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Little League donated $35,000 to the city Monday to help pay for lighting at the revamped Cedar Field. The field also will… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020
Work continues on Cedar Field with the hope it will be ready for the first day of Little League in late March. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Deanna Bashour works with homeless students in the Marysville School District to try to connect them with services so they can be successful. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Providing help, hope for homeless students in Marysville schools

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – One child went to school without shoes. Five others lived with two adults in a camper in a church… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2020
Deanna Bashour works with homeless students in the Marysville School District to try to connect them with services so they can be successful. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

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