Business

Efforts continue to hire people with disabilities in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – If you didn’t know Kevin Durbin has Asbergers, you might not be able to guess it. He excels at repairing Chromebooks for the… Continue reading

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

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

Open House at Strawberry Fields Alpaca Farm this weekend

Settlement proposed over compost odor in Marysville

MARYSVILLE — An Everett composting company has agreed to pay more than $785,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging it was responsible for bad smells.… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Arlington housing development with $1 million views

How the view? Arlington is growing, and one development southeast of town has million-dollar views, but the homes cost about half that. The 45 homes… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Kuhnle’s has Mardi Gras type party to celebrate its 100th (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Most 100-year-old birthday parties are pretty tame. Not this one. The party celebrating Kuhnle’s Tavern’s centennial Aug. 25 was wild, more like Mardi… Continue reading

What customers want customers get in pasta, steaks at Tulalip’s new Tula Bene restaurant (slide show)

TULALIP – Italian cuisine is now being served in the Tulalip Resort Casino. We’re not talking about Blazing Paddles, although it is fairly new and… Continue reading

Apprenticeship program helps high schoolers learn vital skills for high-paying jobs (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Schools are finally listening to what local employers have been saying for years. That they need workers. Acro Machining Inc. of Marysville is… Continue reading

3 tips on selling home in heat of summer

By Todd Fahlman There may be no better time to sell your home than in the summer in Marysville, though spring is usually seen as… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2018

Arlington Farmers Market continues

ARLINGTON – Colorful canopies and a variety of food and other items are sold in the parking lot next to the city building Saturdays. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2018

Marysville business scoring big with lacrosse

MARYSVILLE – You probably can’t guess what the top-selling sports equipment at Play It Again Sports is. Football? Baseball? Basketball? Soccer? Nope, nope, nope and… Continue reading

Huge flag flies over new Marysville business

MARYSVILLE – With the Fourth of July so close, it seemed appropriate for a new business to patriotically raise a U.S. flag Monday. Donald Wischmann… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2018

Tulalip chairwoman shares State of the Tribes address

MARYSVILLE – Tulalip chairwoman Marie Zackuse talked about everything from the history to the future during her State of the Tribes address to the Marysville-Tulalip… Continue reading

‘Get off their devices and go fishing’

MARYSVILLE – Not too many people would argue that many kids spend too much time playing video games. But unfortunately, not too many people seem… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

Don’t be afraid to change to grow your business

MARYSVILLE – I’ve always wanted to run my own business. But I’ve never had the guts, or the money, to take the risk. I have… Continue reading

Chinese delegation shows interest in Arlington Airport

ARLINGTON – A delegation from China visited the Arlington Airport recently, looking into aviation possibilities. Mayor Barb Tolbert said the learning mission was if Arlington… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Last time for Marysville Strawberry Festival fashion show at Leifer Manor as Donna is retiring (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Leifer Manor has hosted the Fashion Show for the Marysville Strawberry Festival many times over the years. But Tuesday was the last time.… Continue reading

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                                The Marysville Farmers Market brings in customers who want fresh fruits, vegetables and other items from local farms.

Going to market

MARYSVILLE – Not only is the nonprofit Marysville Farmers Market that opens today a fun place to hang out, it’s also helping people in need.… Continue reading

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                                The Marysville Farmers Market brings in customers who want fresh fruits, vegetables and other items from local farms.

Tool time as home improvements start

Early summer is an ideal time to complete home-improvement projects. Whether it’s a landscape update, installing new siding or replacement windows, or building a new… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018

Market within a business a healthy option for workers

ARLINGTON – An Arlington business recently became the latest in Northwest Washington to introduce a new concept, Micro Markets, into its break room. Senior Aerospace… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018