Business

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 3, 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.

WISE women share business strategies

TULALIP — WISE (Women Inspiring Successful Entrepreneurs) conducted its "Fearlessly Falling Forward Mastermind Group" at Bob's Burgers & Brew in Tulalip Oct. 1.

Fresh-baked treats give pets something to wag about

MARYSVILLE — Crystal Keys knows that some pooches can sniff out when their owners are taking them to a pet-grooming salon, but at Bows & Biscuits, she offers another set of scents to entice them.

Homegrown draws hundreds to 3rd St.

MARYSVILLE — More than a thousand visitors thronged Third Street from Aug. 8-10 for the Marysville merchants' annual Handmade and Homegrown Street Festival.

Carr’s Hardware recognized by Marysville Historical Society

MARYSVILLE — Marysville Historical Society President Ken Cage moved to town in 1965, the same year that Carr's Hardware owner Darlene Scott was elected president of the Liberty Elementary PTA, so her store's 90-year anniversary had a special significance for him.

Walgreens opens in downtown Marysville

MARYSVILLE — Walgreens opened its Marysville branch at 404 State Ave. with fanfare and charitable contributions to the community July 18.

Junk in the Trunk draws crowds in summer sun

MARYSVILLE — The sales tents on the Marysville Municipal Court parking lot offered visitors garage sale bargains and shade from the sweltering sun as Junk in the Trunk and the Marysville Rock and Gem Club's Swap-and-Sell returned July 12.

Vintage Violet debuts ‘Dreaming Vintage’ market

MARYSVILLE — The Vintage Violet's first "Dreaming Vintage" outdoor market on May 10 boasted a dozen volunteers and more attendees than organizer Vicki Miniken could count.

Boom City Swap Meet returns to Tulalip

TULALIP — The expansive gravel parking lot at 10274 27th Ave. NE, just northeast of the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino, came alive with commerce for the fourth season in a row on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, as those who ignored the weekend’s dismal weather forecasts were treated to unexpectedly sunny skies at the Boom City Swap Meet.

Boom City Swap Meet returns April 26

TULALIP — The fourth season of the Boom City Swap Meet is being marked by a change in ownership. By the time the Swap Meet opens on Saturday, April 26, newly elected Tulalip Tribal Board Vice Chair Les Parks will have handed over his duties to the event’s manager, Terry Sue Nielson.

  • Apr 26, 2014

Opportunity Expo draws hundreds of local students

TULALIP — The third annual Opportunity Expo served hundreds of students on Tuesday, April 22, from the Marysville School District and beyond, but in spite of what they deemed a very successful turnout throughout the day, event organizers are already considering how to adjust the schedule of next year’s event, to better serve greater numbers of students.

Opportunity Expo returns April 22

TULALIP — The Marysville School District's third annual Opportunity Expo is coming on Tuesday, April 22.

  • Apr 15, 2014

Marysville Ford breaks ground at new location

MARYSVILLE — Victor Fernandez’s first job in the automotive industry was in 1994, and 10 years later, he opened the Marysville Ford dealership in 2004 as its co-owner.

Free tax help continues

MARYSVILLE — United Way of Snohomish County’s free tax preparation at Goodwill’s Marysville Job Training and Education Center will remain available through Tuesday, April 15.

  • Apr 11, 2014