“Spook Woods’ become ‘Majestic’ housing development

MARYSVILLE – At least it’s got a nicer name. Dozens of 75-year-old second-growth trees came down this week at “Spook… Continue reading

Marysville moms help raise funds to find cure for CF

TULALIP – When Keldan Pablo and Kaidynce Olsen got their picture taken, they had to be separated by their moms… Continue reading

Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

School’s not out for some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – When kids think of the Summer Slide they probably think of a city park or school playground. But… Continue reading

Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

MARYSVILLE – Jim Ballew is going out with a bang. The city parks director for 30 years, who was a… Continue reading

Golf tourney raises $34K for special needs events

TULALIP – The 5th Annual Leah’s Dream Foundation golf tournament Saturday brought in more than $34,000 to help people with… Continue reading

Fire destroys Marysville home

MARYSVILLE – A fire destroyed a home in the 6300 block of 35th Street NE Sunday. Marysville firefighters arrived shortly… Continue reading

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Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while… Continue reading

One-man band kicks off kids concerts in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Eric Haines and his one-man band performed in front of about 100 people at the opening of the Continue reading...

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Lucifer is the most well-known type of this flower. (Courtesy Photo)

Brighten up your garden with varieties of Crocosmia

By Steve Smith It is hard for me to focus on one variety of plant this time of year. There Continue reading...

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Hardy Fuchsias are so much more than a shade plant

By Steve Smith If you are looking for a perennial that will bloom from June until frost, will tolerate full Continue reading...

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Sports

Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Every summer, Arlington High School offers sports camps for the community. This week, head football coach Greg Dailer, Continue reading...

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Dozens compete in 5K Foam Fun Run, triathlon in Arlington on 4th (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Not everyone is relaxing today waiting for the fireworks. Dozens of hearty souls competed in the Pedal, Paddle, Continue reading...

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News

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

ARLINGTON – While most people feel a connection to the Stillaguamish Valley, three quarters believe they could do a lot… Continue reading

 

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Comcast honors Marysville students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Seven Things to Know Before You Go Mattress Shopping

We spend a third of our lives in bed, so it’s important to make the right choice

 

Opinion

Manufacturing jobs center gets green light

Even before I became mayor 11 years ago, city leaders and staff began the very long process of gaining a Continue reading...

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Business
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                                Don’s owner Sam Gohar improved the look of the lounge with a granite bar countertop and much more.

Marysville restaurant-lounge gets a makeover at age 50

MARYSVILLE – Some people nowadays like to get facelifts when they turn 50. Well, so did Don’s Restaurant downtown on… Continue reading

 

Despite NW rain, we still need to water

By Steve Smith There is a certain fact that Northwest gardeners are going to have to start embracing: our summers… Continue reading

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