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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

9 candidates apply to fill City Council vacancy

ARLINGTON – Nine applicants are looking to join the Arlington City Council, filling in for Josh Roundy, who resigned last month for personal reasons. Interested… Continue reading

Urban village planned on 20 acres south of Arlington Airport

ARLINGTON – Plans for a new urban village are in the works on 20 acres of farmland south of Arlington Municipal Airport and within the… Continue reading

Police is focus of Marysville mayor’s State of the City address

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring talked a lot about public safety at his “Vision 2020” State of the City address Friday at the Tulalip Resort… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

CTE courses gaining in popularity in Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE – The school board learned about expanding CTE offerings at Monday’s meeting. The Regional Apprenticeship Program has been well-publicized but other Career and Technology… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

News briefly

Green fees MARYSVILLE – At Monday’s City Council meeting, the members are expected to increase the green fees at Cedarcrest Golf Course, among other actions.… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Taxes up, but for schools about what they were in 2018

MARYSVILLE – For the Marysville School District it could be the imperfect storm. And it’s not going to be a very fun Valentine’s Day for… Continue reading

  • Feb 4, 2020

Town meeting to plan Arlington’s downtown future set for Feb. 11

ARLINGTON - A workshop presenting the initial ideas for Arlington’s downtown corridor will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Haller Middle School Commons,… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2020

Tribes make deal to keep portion of their sales taxes

OLYMPIA — The Tulalip Tribes have reached an agreement with the state and Snohomish County to end years of litigation and begin sharing millions of… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020

Olympia briefly

Mileage tax OLYMPIA – State lawmakers will consider a gradual transition from the state’s gasoline tax to a system that would charge drivers fees based… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2020
Superintendent Jason Thompson talks about school boundary proposal. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

All not happy with Marysville schools boundary proposal

MARYSVILLE – All things being equal, it’s not what some people want. The school board for the Marysville School District wants equity in its schools.… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2020
Superintendent Jason Thompson talks about school boundary proposal. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Arlington man scores free Super Bowl tickets in Safeway shopping game

ARLINGTON – One lucky Arlington man is headed to Super Bowl LIV in Miami this weekend for free after scoring a prize package just for… Continue reading