Steve Powell

M-P girls, boys stand out at Marysville City Championships (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – As usual, Kiarra Green and Trina Davis did not disappoint. The two fastest girls in Marysville have had quite the rivalry the past… Continue reading

Tommies return to help seniors in final year

MARYSVILLE – For 3 1/2 years, Marysville-Pilchuck students and staff have bravely dealt with their emotions related to the shooting in October of 2014. This… Continue reading

It’s a good trade: You earn while you learn

MARYSVILLE – In the trade industry, “You earn while you learn.” That’s one advantage the trades have over college, Jake Morgan, a Snohomish County Public… Continue reading

Don’t turn the page yet on library election

The book is not closed on the library election. The library measure was ahead 50.2 percent to 49.8 percent Thursday after trailing 50.4 percent to… Continue reading

Bankers teach kids about money, money, money, money (slide show)

“Money, get away. Get a good job with good pay and you’re okay. Money, it’s a gas. Grab that cash with both hands and make… Continue reading

Larsen works for housing funds

MARYSVILLE – Congressman Rick Larsen is concerned. The Arlington Democrat is worried that programs such as Housing Hope’s could face budget cuts or even elimination… Continue reading

Lakewood girls softball team edges Lynden Christian (slide show)

Lakewood’s girls softball team beat the reigning state basketball champion Lynden Christian Lyncs. Not in basketball, but in softball 6-5 at home Tuesday. Leadoff hitter… Continue reading

Longtime Maryfest members get to return, judge rules

MARYSVILLE — A preliminary injunction was granted Tuesday in a lawsuit involving Maryfest, the volunteer organization that runs the Marysville Strawberry Festival. As a result,… Continue reading

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