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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

Son, 14, and dad face charges in Marysville accident that hurt grandma with 2 grandkids

MARYSVILLE – A father and son face charges in connection with an accident that injured a grandma with her two grandchildren at a bus stop… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019

Suspect in alleged vehicular assault sought

MARYSVILLE – Police are seeking help in finding a vehicular assault suspect. Zachery Kier, 37, of Seattle allegedly was driving impaired when police tried to… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Feds investigate fatal plane crash near Arlington Airport

MARYSVILLE — Federal investigators were at the scene Thursday of a fatal plane crash near the Arlington Airport. Ironically, plane after plane was flying over… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino

ARLINGTON – Stillaguamish Tribe families broke in the lanes Wednesday at the grand opening of Angel of the Winds Casino’s unique new spin on bowling.… Continue reading

Police seek help in arson at Marysville school

MARYSVILLE – Rewards are being offered, and Marysville police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down arsonists who set fire to a portable at… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019

Marysville K9 officer helps catch duo with warrants

MARYSVILLE – K9 officer Steele helped Marysville police nab two suspects with warrants out for their arrest. MPD reports that police contacted two bicyclists acting… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019

Vehicle hurts 3 waiting at Marysville bus stop

MARYSVILLE — A grandmother and her two granddaughters were transported to a hospital Saturday after a vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck them at… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019