Steve Powell

Federal, state, local leaders honor Army Reserve on its birthday

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring is glad to have the Army Reserve in town. “We’re proud as a community to support the work you do,”… Continue reading

Marysville getting set to plan for its next 30 years

MARYSVILLE – Country singer Tim McGraw had a popular song in 2000 about how, because of lessons he’d learned, he would do things differently in… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.

M-P’s ‘Beast’ of a show has some ‘Beauty’ to it also

MARYSVILLE – Students are taking on starring parts and leadership roles in Marysville-Pilchuck’s presentation of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”  Victoria Steward, a senior at… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.

Council: Trips to D.C. pay dividends

MARYSVILLE – It’s all about the numbers. And, “getting to know you, getting to know all about you.” It’s not the King and I, it’s… Continue reading

Arlington wins, Lakewood loses in baseball; M-P, MG both win in softball (slide show)

LAKEWOOD Baseball Riley Krueger tore the cover off the ball in the first inning with a line drive. If it had been in a gap,… Continue reading

Marysville’s new Civic Campus springs forward

MARYSVILLE – Out with the old, in with the new. That’s an annual theme when spring comes around. But it’s certainly true this year regarding… Continue reading

The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Marysville sings praises of Opera House

MARYSVILLE – When the city bought the Opera House in 2016, it was called a “hidden jewel” and the city’s “best-kept secret.” “It’s not the… Continue reading

The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

MG, M-P girls win; M-P soccer streak ends; Arlington 6th in golf (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Coach Mike Moran was wondering how his Marysville Getchell girls softball team would respond after the spring break layoff. He didn’t have to… Continue reading

1st St. Bypass can get going as final house vacated

MARYSVILLE – The final holdout has moved so the $12 million First Street Bypass project can continue. At Monday’s City Council work session, Chief Administrative… Continue reading

Marysville dangerous place for distracted drivers

MARYSVILLE – A report says Marysville has the fifth-largest problem in the state when it comes to distracted drivers. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety… Continue reading

Marysville programs help ESL student

MARYSVILLE – Six years ago, when Daira Paniagua moved with her family to Marysville from a town outside Mexico City, she didn’t understand any English.… Continue reading

Bipartisanship, Democracy, along with environment, key issues in Olympia visit

Being local newspapers for Marysville and Arlington, we don’t get a chance often to deal with state politics. But since I’m a board member now… Continue reading

Marysville to give tax break to encourage waterfront development

Farmer’s Market to move from City Hall to Grocery Outlet

Gobin didn’t plan to follow in dad’s political footsteps

TULALIP – That Terri Gobin is chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes is a shock to her. “I didn’t plan to be on the board ever,”… Continue reading

Donation helps Marysville police continue fight against school bullying

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police got a boost Wednesday in their continuing fight to battle bullying and suicide in local schools with an almost $31,600 donation.… Continue reading

Teaming up to fight cancer

First in a series MARYSVILLE – Linda Clark’s dad and brother died of cancer within a few months of each other. “It was devastating and… Continue reading

Young chefs have a fiesta with food competition (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Some of the best chefs in Marysville competed for top honors Thursday. Never mind that they are only third- to fifth-graders. LaToya Morris… Continue reading

The House That Ken Built

MARYSVILLE – It will forever be known as the House That Ken Built. Ken Cage worked for a couple of decades trying to bring a… Continue reading

Arlington boys come from behind to beat Monroe in extra innings (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Andrew Smith smashed a single down the third-base line past a drawn-in infield to lead the Eagles to a come-from-behind win over Monroe… Continue reading

M-P, MG girls win; so do M-P, Arlington boys; Lakewood gets a no-hitter (slide show)

Marysville Pilchuck In girls softball, the Tommies came from behind to beat Mount Vernon 6-4. Sydney Zachry led the winners going 2-3 with a run… Continue reading