Steve Powell

New Salvation Army leaders in Marysville push Scout-like program and others

MARYSVILLE – With four boys under age 5, no wonder the new leaders of the Salvation Army want to see its version of the Scouts… Continue reading

 

Tech, trades helping Marysville schools get rid of ‘black cloud’

MARYSVILLE – Interim superintendent Jason Thompson says the Marysville School District is making progress toward getting out from under a “black cloud.” Its use of… Continue reading

 

Lovick kids: Allegations about family’s struggles, not sex abuse

MARYSVILLE – A local campaign for state representative that turned negative last week could end up in court. In the race for the 44th District,… Continue reading

 

Young adults with disabilities lifted up by Eagle Wings in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Since the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck almost four years ago, Kelsey Sheldon has not wanted to go to school. Now she does. She doesn’t… Continue reading

Marysville reserves involved in community, ready to go at a moment’s notice

MARYSVILLE – Brig. Gen. Vincent Buggs wants his new command in Marysville to be more involved in the community. He even has had talks with… Continue reading

Marysville remembers 9-11 tragedy

MARYSVILLE – First responders risked their lives to save thousands of others working in the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Mayor Jon Nehring reminded… Continue reading

Officer, social worker helping Marysville homeless get off the streets

MARYSVILLE – Mike Buell has done a lot with the Marysville Police Department over the years. But nothing has been as rewarding as what he’s… Continue reading

MG wins 1st game since 2015; M-P, Arlington both lose

MARYSVILLE – The Charger defense was charged up Friday night. Marysville Getchell’s defense turned Stanwood into a one-dimensional offense in blanking the Spartans 16-0. It… Continue reading

Stem cell treatment an option instead of surgery

MARYSVILLE – If you don’t want to go under the knife for a surgery, there is a less-invasive option – stem cell treatment. This is… Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes appeal development near reservation

MARYSVILLE – The Tulalip Tribes are appealing a decision that would allow 168 houses to be built near Nina Lake at the base of Firetrail… Continue reading

Marysville discusses potential regional athletic facility

MARYSVILLE – Hotels in the area are willing to pay more for a potential regional athletic facility to be built in Snohomish County. City parks… Continue reading

New sport at LHS gets 1st win

Arlington, M-P, Lakewood win big in football (slide show)

Marysville will use savings to pay for teachers’ 14% raises

MARYSVILLE – Let’s hope it doesn’t rain. Finance director Mike Sullivan said Wednesday that to give Marysville School District teachers 14 percent raises fund balance… Continue reading

Keep calm and school on with smaller class sizes in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Smaller class sizes and improving behavior are two key goals of the Marysville School District this year. Both were evident on the first… Continue reading

For whom the bell tolls? It tolls for thee Marysville, thanks to 14 percent raises for teachers

MARYSVILLE – For whom the school bell tolls? It tolls for thee Marysville. The teachers union voted Thursday in favor of the two-year tentative agreement… Continue reading

Lakewood gets a doctorate in going the extra mile to help kids graduate

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood School District has become a master at graduating its seniors - with more than 90 percent making the grade the past… Continue reading

Kuhnle’s has Mardi Gras type party to celebrate its 100th (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Most 100-year-old birthday parties are pretty tame. Not this one. The party celebrating Kuhnle’s Tavern’s centennial Aug. 25 was wild, more like Mardi… Continue reading

Marysville’s ‘Dream Team’ remembers run for national title 25 years ago (slide show)

MARYSVILLE –Twenty-five years ago these girls were on top of the world. But then life happened - marriages, births, deaths… Looking back at that joyous… Continue reading

Despite the haze, it’s crystal clear who the Eagles QB is (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer don’t seem to be having any effect on Arlington’s standout senior quarterback Anthony Whitis or the… Continue reading

Budget explanation shows why Marysville doesn’t have the money others do

MARYSVILLE – During the budget hearing at the school board meeting Monday night, finance director Mike Sullivan explained why the Marysville School District doesn’t have… Continue reading