Steve Powell

Business booming in north county, summit participants told

MARYSVILLE – Leaders of four major economic engines in North Snohomish County shared that business is booming at a Business Summit Tuesday. The leaders shared… Continue reading

Public gets taste of police life at Coffee with a Cop in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – If you thought Marysville police would be roasted at their new Coffee with a Cop events, think again. Cmdr. Mark Thomas said after… Continue reading

DOC officer sentenced in Marysville after pleading guilty to 4 sex crimes

MARYSVILLE – Municipal Court Judge Lorrie Towers and two juvenile victims held nothing back at a former corrections officer’s sentencing last week. An ex-Department of… Continue reading

Marysville working to help students find their paths

MARYSVILLE – Helping students figure out what they want to do is utmost on the minds of Marysville educators. At Monday’s school board meeting, educators… Continue reading

Arlington runners do well at huge Twilight cross country meet in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Senior Noah Loftis of Arlington placed 15th at the 12th Annual Nike Twilight Invitational at Cedarcrest Golf Course Saturday. As usual, the event… Continue reading

Political debate interesting at chamber breakfast at Tulalip

TULALIP – If the audience at the Marysville-Tulalip Chamber breakfast Friday is any indication, Initiative 1631 is going down. Arguments against the measure received much… Continue reading

2 MG students honored

MARYSVILLE – Skyleigh Morrison and David Samaniego are the Marysville Kiwanis-Soroptimist girl and boy of the month for September. Both are seniors at Marysville Getchell… Continue reading

Local pig farmer tells Larsen he doesn’t live high on the hog (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – They may be small local farmers, but their issues are worldly - tariffs and the trade war. Luke Conyac of Hogstad Farm, along… Continue reading

Can’t buy me love, but come close with alpaca fleece clothes (slide show)

Open House at Strawberry Fields Alpaca Farm this weekend

Anthony Whitis, in yellow, listens with his team to Eagle coach Greg Dailer at practice earlier this season. Whitis, a senior, led Arlington to a come-from-behind win over Ferndale Friday night.

Eagle QB leads Arlington to comeback win; M-P blanks foe

ARLINGTON – Eagle quarterback Anthony Whitis has been able to do something even Seahawk QB Russell Wilson hasn’t been able to do - lead his… Continue reading

Anthony Whitis, in yellow, listens with his team to Eagle coach Greg Dailer at practice earlier this season. Whitis, a senior, led Arlington to a come-from-behind win over Ferndale Friday night.

New Salvation Army leaders in Marysville push Scout-like program and others

MARYSVILLE – With four boys under age 5, no wonder the new leaders of the Salvation Army want to see its version of the Scouts… Continue reading

Tech, trades helping Marysville schools get rid of ‘black cloud’

MARYSVILLE – Interim superintendent Jason Thompson says the Marysville School District is making progress toward getting out from under a “black cloud.” Its use of… Continue reading

Lovick kids: Allegations about family’s struggles, not sex abuse

MARYSVILLE – A local campaign for state representative that turned negative last week could end up in court. In the race for the 44th District,… Continue reading

Young adults with disabilities lifted up by Eagle Wings in Marysville (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Since the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck almost four years ago, Kelsey Sheldon has not wanted to go to school. Now she does. She doesn’t… Continue reading

Marysville reserves involved in community, ready to go at a moment’s notice

MARYSVILLE – Brig. Gen. Vincent Buggs wants his new command in Marysville to be more involved in the community. He even has had talks with… Continue reading

Marysville remembers 9-11 tragedy

MARYSVILLE – First responders risked their lives to save thousands of others working in the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Mayor Jon Nehring reminded… Continue reading

Officer, social worker helping Marysville homeless get off the streets

MARYSVILLE – Mike Buell has done a lot with the Marysville Police Department over the years. But nothing has been as rewarding as what he’s… Continue reading

MG wins 1st game since 2015; M-P, Arlington both lose

MARYSVILLE – The Charger defense was charged up Friday night. Marysville Getchell’s defense turned Stanwood into a one-dimensional offense in blanking the Spartans 16-0. It… Continue reading

Stem cell treatment an option instead of surgery

MARYSVILLE – If you don’t want to go under the knife for a surgery, there is a less-invasive option – stem cell treatment. This is… Continue reading

Tulalip Tribes appeal development near reservation

MARYSVILLE – The Tulalip Tribes are appealing a decision that would allow 168 houses to be built near Nina Lake at the base of Firetrail… Continue reading