Business

Fireworks envy?: Go to Boom City

TULAIP – Many Marysville residents who had fireworks envy because of the ban went to Boom City on the Tulalip reservation. Sales neither exploded or… Continue reading

Bartells coming to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Bartell Drugs plans to open a new store in Arlington in the first quarter of 2018. It will be the 68th store in… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2017

Village Taphouse & Grill to reopen from ashes of winter fire; famous pies still top shelf

MARYSVILLE – After a fire gutted the iconic Village restaurant in February, it is ready to reopen for business June 24 with a new location… Continue reading

Low unemployment good news for job-seekers

MARYSVILLE - Like many soon-to-be graduating college graduates, Kailey Larsen and Laurel Thornlund are anxious to get jobs. Unlike other years, there are plenty out… Continue reading

Want to be taken for a ride? Try Uber or Lyft

TULALIP – Boyd Griffin has been driving for Uber for almost two years, and the money he makes is better than any other job he’s… Continue reading

Hear ye, hear ye? If you can’t you need to get ear aids

MARYSVILLE – Can you hear me now? That popular line from a commercial applies to many people. About 25 percent of the population can’t hear… Continue reading

Dentists greatly reduce pain for customers

MARYSVILLE – No pain no gain doesn’t cut it in the world of dentistry. Limiting pain as much as possible is how they stay in… Continue reading

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 was again at the City Council meeting Monday, even though he had some… Continue reading

Longtime Marysville home builder Belmark takes place of eyesore

MARYSVILLE – When longtime Marysville business Belmark Homes made the most of an opportunity to reinvent itself, it chose a road less traveled. In 2016,… Continue reading

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

MARYSVILLE – Stereotypes can be hard to change, but Donna’s Truck Stop and the trucking industry nationwide are working to do just that. Truckers used… Continue reading

Truckers say they are trying to clean up their image

MARYSVILLE – Long-haul truckers Glen Adams and Bobby Samuel agree that the industry has cleaned up its reputation the past few years. Adams, of New… Continue reading

Central Welding Supply opens first store outside lower 48 states

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-based Central Welding Supply will open its first store outside the lower 48 states when it opens for business Feb. 27 in Wasilla,… Continue reading

Chamber ups its voice for business in the new year

TULALIP – The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce spent the past year fine-tuning its chops to be the voice for a more-connected business community.… Continue reading

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital announces CEO

MARYSVILLE - Matt Crockett, a behavioral healthcare executive with hospital management experience, has been named the new chief executive officer at the Smokey Point Behavioral… Continue reading

Marysville firm manufactures modern decks for urban dwellers

MARYSVILLE – The light bulb moment came during the “leaky condo crisis” a decade ago when Norman Singfield, president of Skyline Engineered Systems in Marysville,… Continue reading

If you love Christmas lights, but hate putting them up

MARYSVILLE – Many people love Christmas lights, but not too many enjoy putting them up. It can take many, many hours out in the cold.… Continue reading

Driving tips from a pro because M’ville needs them

MARYSVILLE – I was recently the victim of a hit and run near Pioneer Elementary. A car backed into me, then passed a disabled car,… Continue reading

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 social media for helping a single mom with twin 14-month-old girls. Hailey Thome… Continue reading

After the mess, 3rd St. will be beautiful

MARYSVILLE – Ron Armstrong has been renting a little house on Third Street for 32 years. This week, construction that will last until April started… Continue reading

3rd Street Books may be closing in on last chapter

MARYSVILLE – Darilee Bednar said Nov. 10 that she may have to sell 3rd Street Books, which she has owned for 28 years. Bednar said… Continue reading