Steve Powell

Holiday lights going up; tours start Dec. 7 at golf course

MARYSVILLE – A smooth ride is just one of the improvements the 8th Annual Tour of Lights will have this year. The city evened out… Continue reading

10,000 turn out for Merrysville for the Holidays (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – The Merrysville for the Holidays event last Saturday drew an estimated 10,000 spectators, twice the amount that usually shows up. “There’s way too… Continue reading

The prices these Christmas trees go for could shock you (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Do you have sticker price shock at the price of trees this Christmas? If you think $100 or so is bad, try $5,000… Continue reading

Panel recommends RFA for Marysville, District 12

MARYSVILLE – A Regional Fire Authority is looking more likely. A committee that has been researching an RFA for about a year is recommending that… Continue reading

‘Crafts gone wild’ provides “piece of my heritage’ to every customer (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Angela Maddux’s eyes still light up like a Christmas tree when she talks about the holidays with her family growing up. In the… Continue reading

Sunnyside Nursery needs the right buyer to keep it going

Longtime owner Smith says it would be a shame for it to become housing

So thankful

Amber goes from a criminal life to being drug-free with a job

November busy for school tours at Hibulb Cultural Center (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – To celebrate Native American History Month, many schools are taking field trips to the Hibulb Cultural Center. Museum manager Mytl Hernandez said Friday… Continue reading

Chamber in need of volunteers

MARYSVILLE – Are you bored in retirement and want something to do? Are the kids going to school now and you want to help somewhere?… Continue reading

Freeze hits cold-weather shelter

MARYSVILLE – A Cold-Weather Shelter to help the homeless this winter is getting the cold shoulder. The Damascus Road Church, as it has for many… Continue reading

Some object to lack of public process as Thompson named superintendent of Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE – Since he took over as acting, then interim and now superintendent of the Marysville School District, Jason Thompson has emphasized trying to heal… Continue reading

Tax rates go down in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – If the proposed biennial budget is approved by the City Council Nov. 26, property owners will see their tax rates go down. City… Continue reading

Paper flowers become creative passion for Marysville woman

TULALIP – Shelly Rivera has always liked crafts, but now she’s getting serious about them. Last week, she attended her first craft show and sold… Continue reading

Marysville waiting on grants for Mother Nature’s Window

MARYSVILLE – Crime around the 35-acre Mother Nature’s Window was a topic of conversation at Mayor Jon Nehring’s Coffee Klatch Wednesday. The heavily wooded property… Continue reading

Already strong M-P picks up 2 MG standouts in boys basketball (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Arlington’s girls volleyball team became the last local squad to be eliminated from playoff contention. The Eagles lost to Everett in three sets… Continue reading

Veterans appreciate what NJROTC does to honor them at military inspection at M-P

MARYSVILLE – As Veterans Day nears, some former military said this week they are proud of how the Navy Junior ROTC program at Marysville-Pilchuck High… Continue reading

Students notice similarities when studying culture of Mexico (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – When students study different cultures, they often notice differences. But when teachers Xochitl Palacios and Corina Hansen of Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary taught… Continue reading

Numbers updated, but election results basically the same

Statewide, pollution tax measure failing, but gun control initiative passing

Marysville budget plan adds 4 officers over next 2 years

MARYSVILLE – Four new police officers are included in the proposed biennial budget Mayor Jon Nehring presented to the City Council at a work session… Continue reading

Marysville proposes 4th of July event at M-P

MARYSVILLE – The City Council is expected to decide Monday if Marysville will put on a public event for the Fourth of July next year.… Continue reading