Steve Powell

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

Maud squad in Marysville helps women, children out of bad situations

MARYSVILLE – The women and children escaping abuse, addiction and other issues at the Maud House in Marysville are each other’s biggest supporters. They truly… Continue reading

Son’s death inspires Arlington woman to fight for tougher distracted driving law

ARLINGTON – When Tina Meyer’s son was killed by a distracted driver, she didn’t respond the way many people do - she became an activist… Continue reading

Marysville teachers: ‘McCleary’s decided. The funds have been provided’

MARYSVILLE – “McCleary’s decided. The funds have been provided.” A small portion of the approximately 300 teachers at the Marysville School Board meeting Monday night… Continue reading

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                                Finance director Sandy Langdon walks out of City Hall after the vote for a new Civic Campus.

Marysville ‘excited,’ approves $32 million bond sale for Civic Campus

MARYSVILLE – It was as if the needle got stuck on an old record player with the Pointer Sisters song “I’m so excited” on. City… Continue reading

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                                Finance director Sandy Langdon walks out of City Hall after the vote for a new Civic Campus.

Marysville to get police station-jail, fire district measures pass, top 2 set for Nov. 6 election

MARYSVILLE – With only a handful of ballots left to be counted countywide after Monday night, Marysville’s sales tax increase has been approved 54 percent… Continue reading

What customers want customers get in pasta, steaks at Tulalip’s new Tula Bene restaurant (slide show)

TULALIP – Italian cuisine is now being served in the Tulalip Resort Casino. We’re not talking about Blazing Paddles, although it is fairly new and… Continue reading

Marysville’s Homemade festival brings out the creativity of artists of all kinds of crafts (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Getting winter wood for the fireplace was the closest Al Baker of Marysville ever got to woodworking. That is until five years ago… Continue reading

Marysville OKs 2 comprehensive high schools with boundaries; 3 ongoing committees

MARYSVILLE – The school board approved setting up two comprehensive high schools using boundaries Monday night. But there was one addition suggested by director Chris… Continue reading

Apprenticeship program helps high schoolers learn vital skills for high-paying jobs (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Schools are finally listening to what local employers have been saying for years. That they need workers. Acro Machining Inc. of Marysville is… Continue reading

Arlington football walk-on feeling right at home at WSU

ARLINGTON – Michael Van Beek of Arlington is fitting in well with his new team - the Washington State University Cougar football squad. Van Beek… Continue reading

Well done: Marysville BBQ spot best in state (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The NFL season is upon us, and that means Jeff Knoch will be feeding the Seattle Seahawks again. In the past two years,… Continue reading

Neighbors celebrate demise of alleged drug house

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – People were partying in the street, cars parked all around the neighborhood. Suddenly, some police cars pulled up. “Just… Continue reading

It’s all about the animals at the Silvana Fair (slide show)

SILVANA – Youngsters showed off all kinds of animals at the annual Silvana Fair Saturday. Kids of all ages showed their cows, dogs, roosters, rabbits,… Continue reading

Marysville fire trying swimmingly to get water rescue team

MARYSVILLE – Firefighters have to be comfortable around water, obviously. But eight Marysville Fire District firefighters are taking it to the next level. They have… Continue reading

Lakewood family pins hopes on wrestling (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – All brothers like to wrestle, but the Baxter brothers take it to another level. And their sister might not be far behind. Duxtin… Continue reading

Criminals may not think it’s FARO for Marysville police to use new tech device

MARYSVILLE – It almost doesn’t seem FARO. The Marysville Police Department has obtained a three-dimensional imaging device made by FARO. “It’s the CSI effect juries… Continue reading