Business

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

Business Before Hours addresses minimum wage proposals

TULALIP — The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce's Business Before Hours will spotlight "The Impact of Minimum Wage Proposals to Business" — presented by Erin Shannon, director of the Washington Policy Center for Small Business — from 7-9 a.m. on Friday, March 28, in the Canoes Cabaret Room of the Tulalip Resort Casino.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Honda of Marysville opens

MARYSVILLE — Honda of Marysville drew dignitaries from throughout the Marysville and Arlington business communities to its official grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Pilchuck Rentals helps Arlington landscaper recover from theft

MARYSVILLE — When Arlington landscaper Joel Martinez woke up to find his livelihood stolen, Pilchuck Rentals of Marysville stepped in to help out a fellow local business and a loyal customer.

Whitewall Brewing opens March 1

MARYSVILLE — Aaron Wight and Sean Wallner were both veteran home-brewers with the Stilly Mashers, who had an affinity for well-crafted beer and a propensity for swearing that, one day, they’d get around to coming out with their own beers, until their wives finally challenged them to make good on their promise.

Button Gear Work Wear offers hard-wearing clothes

MARYSVILLE — Greg McCarthy knows the importance of hard-wearing clothing, having worked 35 years in the building industry, in construction and lumber.

Proposed psychiatric care facility OK’d

SMOKEY POINT — US HealthVest’s Certificate of Need application, proposing to establish a 75-bed psychiatric hospital in north Marysville, was approved by the state Department of Health on Jan. 14, clearing the way for an $18.8 million, 60,000-square-foot facility that could open at 15621 Smokey Point Blvd. with an estimated 200 employees as early as 2016.

Mayor to present State of the City address on Jan. 31

TULALIP — Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring will give this year's State of the City address at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, during the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours monthly breakfast.

  • Jan 22, 2014

United Way opens free tax preparation site in Marysville Jan. 21

MARYSVILLE — United Way of Snohomish County is once again offering free tax preparation at Goodwill's Marysville Job Training and Education Center, starting Tuesday, Jan. 21.

  • Jan 17, 2014