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                                The trees came down quickly this week at Spook Woods in Marysville.

‘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

5 vie for Marysville council spot

MARYSVILLE – Five candidates are facing off in the Aug. 6 primary to replace City Councilman Rob Toyer, who is… 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

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Arlington resident Bea Randall’s love of gardening grew at home helping her mother pull weeds and tend flower… Continue reading

Register today and open windows to the past at NW Genealogy Conference Aug. 14-17

ARLINGTON – In family stories passed down through generations, Phil Bartlow’s great-grandfather died in a circus accident that morphed into… 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

Perennial Echinacea, or ‘cone flowers,’ eye-catching this time of year

By Steve Smith An article in the September edition of my wife’s “The English Garden” magazine is about the glories Continue reading...

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Church rounds up visitors for Western Sunday

MARYSVILLE – Allen Creek Baptist Church reached out to have a community event it called Western Roundup Sunday. The church, Continue reading...

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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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Sports

Incoming M-P freshman girl wrestler 3rd in nation

ARLINGTON – Alivia White, who will be a freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the fall, placed third in the Continue reading...

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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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News

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

 

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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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
Life

LEGO robotics a big hit at libraries

Kathy Smargiassi has many strengths as a children’s librarian. Until a few years ago though, robotics wasn’t one of them.… Continue reading

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Libraries update computing, printing, copying services

Sno-Isle Libraries has completed a major update to its public computing, printing and copying services. Customers can still visit any… Continue reading

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Business

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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Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                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