Business

M’ville looking to get 3 new car dealerships, tenant in old K mart

MARYSVILLE – City Planning Director Dave Koenig is usually low key. He…

 

Donna’s elaborate security system helps it crack down on crime

MARYSVILLE – Stereotypes can be hard to change, but Donna’s Truck Stop…

 

Truckers say they are trying to clean up their image

MARYSVILLE – Long-haul truckers Glen Adams and Bobby Samuel agree that the…

 

Longtime Marysville home builder Belmark takes place of eyesore

MARYSVILLE – When longtime Marysville business Belmark Homes made the most of…

Central Welding Supply opens first store outside lower 48 states

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-based Central Welding Supply will open its first store outside…

Chamber ups its voice for business in the new year

TULALIP – The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce spent the past…

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital announces CEO

MARYSVILLE - Matt Crockett, a behavioral healthcare executive with hospital management experience,…

Marysville firm manufactures modern decks for urban dwellers

MARYSVILLE – The light bulb moment came during the “leaky condo crisis”…

If you love Christmas lights, but hate putting them up

MARYSVILLE – Many people love Christmas lights, but not too many enjoy…

M’ville business helps single mom with twin girls be safer on the road

MARYSVILLE – The Firestone at Smokey Point has created a firestorm on…

Driving tips from a pro because M’ville needs them

MARYSVILLE – I was recently the victim of a hit and run…

3rd Street Books may be closing in on last chapter

MARYSVILLE – Darilee Bednar said Nov. 10 that she may have to…

After the mess, 3rd St. will be beautiful

MARYSVILLE – Ron Armstrong has been renting a little house on Third…

Homeless-housing project under way at Twin Lakes

TWIN LAKES – Lots of people and organizations work to help the…

Educators learn from, about Tulalips

TULALIP – The Tulalip Tribes invited teachers from around the region to…

To raise minimum wage or not is key ballot question

MARYSVILLE - Initiative 1433 would raise the minimum wage statewide to $13.50 over four years and require sick leave starting in 2018, actions supporters say would bring a more- livable wage for the lowest-paid workers.

  • Nov 4th, 2016

Deaf man among those helped at job fair

TULALIP — Jacob Simmons, 30, boasts a significant amount of experience in the warehouse and manufacturing sectors, but job-hunting is complicated because he's deaf.

Goodwill program supports aerospace careers

MARYSVILLE — Monique Edwards wants high school students who might have ruled out higher education to know that it can still be part of their future.

AWB hopes to minimize increase of minimum wage

TULALIP — Gary Chandler's advice for business owners regarding a potential minimum wage increase is this: Better a little than a lot.

Women encouraged to share their stories

MARYSVILLE — As the WISE Women head into their third annual business showcase March 16, they took time during their regular monthly meeting March 2 to help women in business tell their stories.

Soroptimists ease off on requirements

ARLINGTON — Only once every 12 years does an area conference of Soroptimist International convene in Marysville or Arlington, since the Marysville chapter is but one of 12 in the area.

Marysville’s only frozen yogurt shop opens

MARYSVILLE — City officials and the families helped celebrate the opening of Marysville's only frozen yogurt shop Jan. 30.

Tulalip Beef Jerky Outlet offers flavors for every taste

TULALIP — Walk into the Tulalip Beef Jerky Outlet, and there's a good chance that owner Tom Miller will try to give you a guided tour.

Play It Again Sports moves downtown to serve more customers

MARYSVILLE — Five years after they first opened in Marysville, Play It Again Sports has moved to a new location, that affords them more space for the influx of customer traffic they've gotten over the years.

Clear Image Portrait Studio moves to new location

MARYSVILLE — Moving the Clear Image Portrait Studio three blocks south on State Avenue was not an easy decision for owner Daniel Jolly, but he believes it will ultimately benefit both his business and his customers, even if they miss a few of its familiar trappings.

Coastal Community Bank opens Marysville branch

MARYSVILLE — Erin Reynolds had been working for Coastal Community Bank for only a couple of weeks when the Oso slide hit last year.

Tulalip swap meet returns

TULALIP — Michael Chang retired five years ago, but for the past three years, the Boom City Swap Meet has been his job.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber honors volunteers

TULALIP — Jesica Stickles knows the good work that her volunteers are doing through the feedback they get.

San Juan Salsa Co. expands in Arlington

ARLINGTON — As much as the San Juan Salsa Co. remains committed to serving nothing but handcrafted salsas, they've nonetheless outgrown their facilities and will be expanding into a new building by the end of the year.

Chamber hears Boeing exec

SMOKEY POINT — "We're the largest exporter by value," Richard White, manager of state and local government relations for Boeing, told the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce March 10.

New center shortens trips for local kidney patients

MARYSVILLE — Marysville might not seem like a short commute from Burlington, but for dialysis patient Patrice Romero, it's more convenient than going to Oak Harbor.

Local video interpreters help the deaf communicate

SMOKEY POINT — Even though Ron Burdett is deaf, he still enjoys calling friends and family on the phone to talk about the Seattle Seahawks.

New owner skates into M’ville

MARYSVILLE — Michael Louis' original plan was to become a teacher and counselor, and he put himself through school by working at the Kent Skate King.

Open house Feb. 5 for kidney dialysis business

MARYSVILLE – DaVita Pilchuck Dialysis will hold an open house Thursday, Feb. 5, at the center at 1250 State Ave.

  • Feb 4th, 2015

WISE Women Business Showcase offers strategies for success

SMOKEY POINT — "There's enough pie for everybody, so I don't worry about competing with men, or with anyone other than my own personal best," Kim Thompson said, as she mingled with other women in business at the second annual WISE Women Business Showcase on Jan. 14.

WISE Women conduct 2nd annual Business Showcase Jan. 14

SMOKEY POINT — The WISE Women started two years ago this February, and they're looking to celebrate with their second annual Business Showcase on Wednesday, Jan. 14. It will also mark the debut of their "WISE Women Wednesdays" radio show.

Holiday order-up gift show draws shoppers

MARYSVILLE — While Marysville has several gift shows at the Ken Baxter Community Center that specialize in handcrafted goods, center coordinator Maryke Burgess didn't want to exclude interested local vendors such as Mary Kay, Pampered Chef or Scentsy.

Larsen discusses veterans’ benefits

EVERETT — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen addressed veterans at Everett Community College about educational and other benefits Nov. 5, and heard about their troubles with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

‘Extreme Couponing’ expert offers tips Nov. 4

MARYSVILLE — When Maryann Collier's husband was laid off from his job as a logging truck driver in 2008, she found herself faced with the task of being the breadwinner for them and their five children.

Autumn craft fair draws 800-plus attendees

MARYSVILLE — "Our show is a small but good one," said Maryke Burgess, manager of the Ken Baxter Community Center, whose 15th annual autumn craft fair nonetheless drew 22 vendors and more than 800 attendees Oct. 11.