Steve Powell

Cage stepping down as Marysville Historical Society president

MARYSVILLE – A Navy veteran of the Korean War era, Ken Cage has seen a lot of history in Marysville in his 53 years here.… Continue reading

Arlington, Lakewood lose playoff games; MG, M-P win (slide show)

Maybe not making the playoffs isn’t all bad. While Arlington and Lakewood did make the playoffs they ended up losing, while Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell… Continue reading

Playing it safe at Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE – Jason Thompson would like to have a school resource officer at every school in the Marysville district. The interim superintendent also would like… Continue reading

Turn in election ballots by Tuesday

Voters in Marysville and Arlington have until Tuesday at 5 p.m. to mail in their general election ballots. It can’t get much easier as you… Continue reading

Monster game helps Arlington beat T-Birds; Eagles host Bethel Friday (slide show)

SHORELINE – With Halloween coming up, you just knew someone was going to have a monster game. Arlington’s Michael Tsoukalas terrorized Shorewood Friday night like… Continue reading

Time to recycle education

MARYSVILLE – Do not put a garden hose or Christmas lights in your recycling.  Things like that are causing a “Recycling Crisis,” Robin Freedman told… Continue reading

Lakewood wins tomorrow’s game; Arlington ousts M-P from playoffs

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood High School football team won its first-round playoff game after Anacortes forfeited because of a shortage of players. The Cougars were… Continue reading

Arlington tennis doubles team qualifies for state (slide show)

ARLINGTON – The Eagles doubles team of senior Ben Spores and junior Ben Nichols is going to state. Tennis coach Ben Mendro said in an… Continue reading

Christie Veley talks about the Regional Fire Authority proposal at a public meeting last week. Steve Powell/Staff Photo

After 27-year engagement city, fire district ready to tie the knot

MARYSVILLE – While the city and Fire District 12 are looking into combining into a Regional Fire Authority, it’s not like they don’t know each… Continue reading

Christie Veley talks about the Regional Fire Authority proposal at a public meeting last week. Steve Powell/Staff Photo

Rachel’s book tells her history with Israel commune

Last in a series. Rachel Israel was taken by her mother to live in the Love Israel commune outside of Arlington in the 1970s when… Continue reading

Diver even more fearless after breaking back

MARYSVILLE – Most people would become more apprehensive after breaking their back. But Lexi Kilbourn isn’t most people. She’s actually become more “fearless.” Lexi, a… Continue reading

AVID motivates Marysville students to turn their lives around

TULALIP – Katherine Jordan’s sophomore AVID class at Mountain View Arts & Tech High School is made up of students who failed almost every class… Continue reading

High-flying Eagles record epic volleyball win over Stanwood (slide show)

ARLINGTON – The Eagles were flying about as high as can be Tuesday night after shutting out previously unbeaten Stanwood 3-0. Not only did Arlington… Continue reading

Marysville schools show their enthusiasm for AVID

MARYSVILLE – When Advancement Via Individual Determination first came to Marysville in 2011, its focus was getting minorities into college. Now, AVID’s goal is to… Continue reading

Awards presented at Marysville School Board meeting

MARYSVILLE – Six awards were presented at the Marysville School Board meeting Monday night. Jayden Kelly, a student at Cedarcrest Middle School, was presented with… Continue reading

What’s Love got to do with it?

Book: Everything when it came to Arlington commune

Marysville school superintendent’s letter regarding deaths of 3 students

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck High School is mourning three recent deaths - one a student and two of former students. Two are potential suicides and one… Continue reading

Cold-weather shelter needs sprinklers

MARYSVILLE – Fire Marshal Tom Maloney just wants to make sure our most vulnerable aren’t even more vulnerable. At last week’s Marysville Area Pastors Association… Continue reading

Marysville OKs use of eminent domain in bypass, State projects

MARYSVILLE – The First Street Bypass and the widening of State Avenue are two road projects many people in town are excited about. But you… Continue reading

Lakewood wins first volleyball match of year

Lakewood won its first 2A volleyball game of the season over Anacortes Tuesday night 3-2. After taking the first set 25-16, the home team took… Continue reading