Steve Powell

SnoCo asks M’ville to join opioid fight

MARYSVILLE – Snohomish County is treating the opioid epidemic as if it is a disaster. It’s Department of Emergency Management and its Opioid Response Multi-Agency… Continue reading

‘Make a decision’ on schools future

MARYSVILLE – “Make a decision.” Jason Thompson, acting superintendent for the Marysville School District, said a number of people told him to do just that… Continue reading

State AG files suit against Maryfest, former VP

MARYSVILLE – The rumors about Maryfest, the local nonprofit that puts on the Marysville Strawberry Festival each year, can finally be put to rest. The… Continue reading

Homer not enough as MG loses by 1 (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Getchell’s defense was on its game for most of the contest against Meadowdale Wednesday. As a result, MG held a 3-1 lead… Continue reading

2 Tulalip campus schools look to combine

MARYSVILLE – Principal Ray Houser talked about the desire to combine Mountain View and Arts and Tech high school on the Tulalip campus at the… Continue reading

Key future of M’ville schools meeting Saturday

MARYSVILLE – The last of a six-phase 1 1/2-year process to obtain public input regarding possible changes in secondary schools in Marysville will take place… Continue reading

Longer sentence in son’s killing brings smile to dad’s face (slide show)

EVERETT – Robert Myrick Sr. of Marysville hasn’t smiled much since his son, Robbie Myrick Jr., was killed after a fight last August. But he… Continue reading

M’ville to vote on sales tax hike to pay for police, jail building

MARYSVILLE – As expected, the City Council voted Monday to put a measure on the Aug. 7 ballot that would raise money for a new… Continue reading

M-P Students of the Month have big plans

MARYSVILLE – Katelynn Melohusky and Philip Howat, two seniors at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, are the April Girl and Boy of the Month, as chosen by… Continue reading

Police take 11 guns from M’ville man, using new law for 1st time

MARYSVILLE – A law that allows law enforcement to take guns away from someone who may be a threat to themselves or others was used… Continue reading

M’ville plans $43 million Civic Campus near Comeford Park

MARYSVILLE – A few years ago, a consultant recommended the city build a $41 million police-jail-fire facility. The City Council balked at that price. But… Continue reading

This pitcher can really hit

MARYSVILLE – When you see Eric Anderson snowboarding in the mountains on Stevens Pass, his long hair blowing in the wind, you might think he’s… Continue reading

Umbrellas are used on the Marysville course almost as often as clubs. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Rain water a hazard for M’ville golf course

MARYSVILLE – Three representatives of Premier Golf Club gave their annual report at Monday’s work session. Parks director Jim Ballew said, “We don’t want to… Continue reading

Umbrellas are used on the Marysville course almost as often as clubs. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M’ville crisis support in a crisis for its own support

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Crisis Support Services needs support for its own crisis. The city and Marysville School District received a major grant for the program… Continue reading

Egg-zactly what was wanted in M’ville, Arlington for Easter (slide show)

As usual, hundreds of children turned out for various egg hunts in Marysville and Arlington over Easter weekend. The two cities put on their annual… Continue reading

Embedded social workers already making a difference in Marysville, Arlington

LAKEWOOD – Daniel and Lisa were in a tent in a homeless encampment early Thursday afternoon. Marysville Police Officer Mike Buell and Arlington Officer Ken… Continue reading

Photos empower women at work (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Tina Tang is concerned about her image - the one in her camera anyway. Tang is a photographer, and her images always try… Continue reading

Tourney honors MG teen killed in fight

MARYSVILLE – When Robbie Myrick Jr. was born, his sister, Briana, who is 13-years older, was in the room. Sadly, she also was there when… Continue reading

MG, M-P golfers rivals, but also friends

MARYSVILLE – Too bad political rivalries weren’t solved as easily. Even though Abbie Braun of Marysville Getchell and Natalia Zieroth of Marysville-Pilchuck attend rival schools,… Continue reading