Opinion

Please volunteer, but don’t spread yourself too thin

By Steve Powell Throughout my almost 62 years, I have enjoyed volunteer service, but like most people I couldn’t devote much time to it because… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Tick tock: Time to quit changing clocks

The time’s they are a changing - and people are tired of it. Therefore, it’s past time for the state legislature to approve a law… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

Spring real estate market will peak earlier than usual

By Todd Fahlman You don’t have to look at the calendar to figure out what time of the year it is. The temperatures are finally… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

What you really need when it comes to supplements

By Emily Countryman Are you trying to get healthier and not sure where to start when you walk down the supplement aisle? Do large supplement… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

Hidden in plain sight

By Jenny Smith During one of those long snow days we had recently, I asked my kids what they wanted to do. The 7-year-old announced,… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

Arlington schools ask legislature to lower bar to pass bonds

By Marc Rosson The Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors recently sent letters to legislators in the 39th Legislative District, which encompasses many cities in… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Marysville mom of child cancer survivor starts guild to raise funds

By Jessica Beckstrand On Oct. 29, 2015, Layla Beckstrand was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma at only 18 months old. Neuroblastoma affects the… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

SnoCo provides funds for parks, community projects

By Nate Nehring In each annual budget, the Snohomish County Council allocates money to be spent on local parks and community projects throughout the county.… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits •The Marysville and Arlington street crews did a great job clearing our roads to keep us safe. Unfortunately, it looks like they will have… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Traffic fixes on the way in Marysville

By Jon Nehring In city government, we often need to take the long view and plan far ahead to achieve desired results. That’s certainly the… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Editor’s notes

We’d like to thank everyone who emailed in their opinion to the Backseat Coach question - “Do we cover prep sports too much?” The answer… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

Important questions for the community of Arlington

By Chrys Sweeting Arlington has an important question to consider on February’s election ballot: Approve or reject Arlington Public Schools’ bond request to build a… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

Unlike federal government, SnoCo is bipartisan

By Nate Nehring While the federal government remains shut down and partisan gridlock takes priority over doing the people’s work, Snohomish County elected officials continue… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

What about health issues beyond weight?

By Emily Countryman Did the holidays take their toll on you? If you are like most Americans you gained weight this holiday season and if… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2019

What’s going on with real estate?

By Todd Fahlman Some homeowners and home buyers are left scratching their heads, “What is going on with real estate home prices?” Within the last… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2019

You are enough and you can be better

By Jenny Smith My kids have these Magna-Tiles that are all kinds of shapes with magnets along the plastic edges. We build all kinds of… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2019

Check us out online

While we appreciate that you enjoy looking through our newspapers we want to let you know we have even more content online that we don’t… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2019

Cuts are made; please pass Arlington school bonds this time

Arlington voters will receive their mail-in ballots Jan. 24. We, and the Arlington Public Schools, are asking them to approve the school bond measure. While… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2019