Steve Powell

Mirror-image of themselves beats Arlington in volleyball (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The Arlington Eagles girls volleyball team played a mirror-image of themselves Thursday night and found out why they have been just so hard… Continue reading

 

Despite state loss, rookie MG girls soccer coach proud of season (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – After riding a high since winning the Northwest 3A District Championship Saturday, Marysville Getchell’s girls soccer team was brought back down to earth… Continue reading

 

M-P, Lakewood host state football playoff games Friday

Marysville-Pilchuck and Lakewood will host first-round state playoff game Friday. M-P plays against Prairie, while the Cougars take on Sequim. The M-P defense will have… Continue reading

 

M-P, Lakewood both win playoff games

The Lakewood defense came up big not once but twice as the fifth-ranked Cougars held on to win its playoff game against 10th-ranked Liberty of… Continue reading

Longtime Tulalip Tribes leader Stan Jones dies

TULALIP – Stan Jones, a longtime leader of the Tulalip Tribes, died Tuesday at the age of 93. Jones was tribal chairman for 26 of… Continue reading

Mental health court in Marysville a big success

MARYSVILLE – For eight years, Cecilio Smith was homeless and off and on used drugs. But not anymore. Thanks to the Mental Health Alternatives Program,… Continue reading

Mayor Nehring not a big fan of roundabouts either

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring admitted he is not a fan of roundabouts at a recent Coffee Klatch. “We need to take a closer look… Continue reading

State to audit Marysville schools’ academics

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District has enough low-performing schools that the state is now calling it a Required Action District. “More of our schools… Continue reading

Become a superhero and stop the bullying

MARYSVILLE – It seems only fitting that the Marysville School District has given Preston Dwoskin a bully pulpit to talk about something he knows a… Continue reading

Student Resource Officers are now in the Marysville middle schools. (Steve Powell/File Photo)

Marysville schools playing it safe

MARYSVILLE – Since the tragic shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck five years ago, the school district has made all types of security improvements to help students feel… Continue reading

Student Resource Officers are now in the Marysville middle schools. (Steve Powell/File Photo)
Laverne Moen served breakfast at Kiwanis Club meetings for 20 years. Here, Tom King, a Kiwanian that entire time, presents her with flowers on her last day. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Laverne surely made everyone feel at home at The Village

MARYSVILLE – It’s pretty rare nowadays to stick with a job for 35 years. It’s even more rare in a high-turnover job like a waitress.… Continue reading

Laverne Moen served breakfast at Kiwanis Club meetings for 20 years. Here, Tom King, a Kiwanian that entire time, presents her with flowers on her last day. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville puts levy on Feb. ballot; talks high school boundaries

MARYSVILLE – The school board decided Monday to try to pass a levy in February that would replace Liberty and Cascade elementary schools and make… Continue reading

From left, Fahlman, Nehring, Pierce and Craven

Business Summit talks about future of Cascade Industrial Center

MARYSVILLE – If you want the Cascade Industrial Center to be a success, vote against car tab Initiative 976. “I-976 will not help” if it… Continue reading

From left, Fahlman, Nehring, Pierce and Craven
Courtesy Photo 
                                Joann Rouker and Jeffrey Sims

SMART probe says Marysville police “justified” in shooting death

MARYSVILLE – Nichole Sims called 9-1-1 and said her husband was acting weird and erratic, had a pocket knife and was possibly suicidal. She can… Continue reading

Courtesy Photo 
                                Joann Rouker and Jeffrey Sims

Marysville studies levy to build 2 schools

MARYSVILLE – Like any responsible school district, Marysville wants taxpayers to understand that replacing schools is an ongoing need. With 18 schools, and the fact… Continue reading

A giveaway if someone is vaping is lots of smoke. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Local teens vape, but not at school

Last of 2 parts By Steve Powell Even though according to a youth survey vaping is popular in Marysville, the school district said it hasn’t… Continue reading

A giveaway if someone is vaping is lots of smoke. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Tragedy and Triumph: Life story inspires students; public event Thursday

MARYSVILLE - Former professional wrestler Marc Mero is telling his inspirational story of triumph and tragedy to local students this week. He is asking students… Continue reading

Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Gambling against M-P just leads to a long night for Stanwood

MARYSVILLE – Stanwood’s coaches may want to try going to Gambler’s Anonymous. Apparently thinking they needed to gamble to win at Marysville-Pilchuck Friday night, they… Continue reading

Jennifer Reid of the Snohomish Health District talks about vaping at the seminar. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Easy-to-hide Juul not a hidden jewel

First of 2 parts MARYSVILLE – Juul can be hard to detect, but it is not a hidden jewel as far as county health officials… Continue reading

Jennifer Reid of the Snohomish Health District talks about vaping at the seminar. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Candidates at the Election Forum at the Tulalip Casino. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

8 candidates square off at Election Forum

TULALIP – Candidates for one Marysville race and three Snohomish County races debated at an Election Forum Friday put on by the Marysville Tulalip Chamber… Continue reading

Candidates at the Election Forum at the Tulalip Casino. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)