Opinion

Marysville’s come a long way this past decade

As we approach the end of the current decade, I thought it would be informative to look back at some key improvements our city has… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2019

Political cartoon

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  • Dec 3, 2019

Lakewood School District proposes renewing 2 levies in 2020

At its Nov. 20 meeting, the Lakewood School District Board of Directors approved proposing replacement levies for educational programs and operations, and technology and capital… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019

Make Christmas merrier with a home this December

Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge was a mean old miser that loathed Christmas and most people. If anything was said that seemed positive he would automatically… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2019

Political cartoons

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  • Nov 9, 2019

Public input sought for Arlington’s downtown plan

By Barb Tolbert Arlington enjoys a vibrant downtown business core with a variety of merchandise and services available to residents, the greater Stillaguamish Valley and… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Billy Frank coalition works on salmon recovery

By Lorraine Loomis The Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition is looking forward to another year of working together to accomplish responsible management. We formed the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

SnoCo conservatives get out the vote

By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@heraldnet.com. OLYMPIA — Voters across the state had their say Tuesday night on the cost of car tabs and the resurrection of… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Growth not optional when it comes to Marysville

I’ve heard it said that, “Change is inevitable and growth is optional.” In the case of our beloved city of Marysville optional is not a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits Salvation Army for bringing a cold-weather shelter back to Marysville. It was embarrassing not having one last year. Marysville schools for improving security. Marysville-Tulalip… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2019

At Lakewood cafe, we learned about priorities

Last Wednesday approximately 90 students, parents, staff, community members and administrators came together at Lakewood High School in café-style conversations to discuss what defines Lakewood,… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Election observations

As journalists we get to engage ourselves with politicians during election campaigns more than the average voter. So we feel an obligation to share our… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

School transportation important in Arlington

The yellow school bus is an American icon. Transportation to and from school is such an important part of the school experience that Washington state… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2019

Fall a colorful time for home selling, buying

The fall real estate season is the second-most popular time to sell and purchase a home. People have time to shop for properties and want… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2019

Programs before, not after, addiction key to stopping it

Places like Marysville, Arlington and Snohomish County are doing a great job dealing with the homeless and opioid epidemic through their embedded social worker programs.… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2019

Great Pumpkin Spice ideas for healthy eaters

It’s Pumpkin Spiced everything season. You might enjoy this fun fall flavor, but it’s important to know what you are consuming. For example, your Pumpkin… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2019

Work over summer helps prepare students, facilities for new school year in Arlington

By Gary Sabol Staff from Arlington Public Schools spent the summer providing enriching programs to students and working on different projects to help them have… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

New Lakewood superintendent says, Let’s have a conversation

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Lakewood students, staff, parents and community members are invited to attend the Lakewood Community Café in the high school Commons from… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2019