Business

Walmart, USO team up to help children

The Quil Ceda Village Walmart hosted half a dozen volunteers from the United Service Organization on Friday, Dec. 7, as they collected toys for the children of military families.

Work continues on new Marysville Walmart

The Marysville Walmart store currently under construction at the intersection of State Route 9 and Highway 528 is aiming for an official grand opening by the middle of next year, according to company spokespersons.

M-P grad opens Pro Grow in Smokey Point

Those interested in starting their own indoor garden need not look too far for their supplies. Smokey Point’s Pro Grow is a new local business that supplies everything from lights to hydroponic systems needed for growing indoor plants and vegetables.

Public invited to EvCC Training Center open house Feb. 4

EVERETT — Everett Community College's Corporate & Continuing Education Center will return to its newly renovated facility, located at 2333 Seaway Blvd. in Everett, in January of 2013.

  • Dec 10, 2012

O’Brien to build new Honda dealership in Marysville

Although the O’Brien Auto Group doesn’t expect to open the doors on its new Honda dealership in Marysville until about this time next year, owner Michael O’Brien was so honored to be awarded the new dealership that he had to inform the community as soon as he heard.

  • Nov 28, 2012

United Way, Goodwill recruiting volunteers for free tax preparation services

MARYSVILLE — The United Way of Snohomish County will provide free tax preparation services in Snohomish County, and is looking for volunteers to offer those services at the Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center from Jan. 22 to April 15, 2013.

  • Nov 27, 2012

‘Small Business Saturday’ set for Nov. 24

While many holiday shoppers are already gearing up for “Black Friday,” the Marysville and Arlington communities are asking that they keep “Small Business Saturday” in mind as well on Nov. 24.

Aunt Nae’s Attic opens, collects for Food Bank

Jeff and Renae Allen were no strangers to waiting in line at the Marysville Community Food Bank, so when their fortunes had recovered enough that they no longer required its services, they started think about how they could support the organization that had given them so much aid when they needed it.

Volunteers needed for United Way’s free tax prep site in Snohomish County

Volunteers are needed to help Snohomish County residents keep more of what they earn, as part of United Way's IRS-approved free tax preparation program in 2013.

  • Oct 21, 2012

‘Wired Waffles’ make appearance on ‘Shark Tank’

Although Roger and Amy Sullivan’s “Wired Waffles” didn’t get a deal from any of the five celebrity investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the Marysville couple who created the line of caffeine-infused waffles still consider their product’s appearance on the Oct. 12 episode of the show to be a major win.

Wired Waffles of Marysville appear on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m.

MARYSVILLE — The owner of Wired Waffles in Marysville isn't giving away any spoilers about his appearance on ABC's "Shark Tank" on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m., but he's inviting 50 of his closest friends to his home for a viewing party of the episode, after an open house for the community from 6-8 p.m. at 8511 66th Pl. NE in Marysville.

Windermere employees turn out to help food bank | SLIDESHOW

While Windermere Real Estate at 801 State Ave. is a regular contributor to the Marysville Community Food Bank, they tried a new tack to raise funds and generate food donations on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Workshops offer Snohomish County nonprofits tips on new revenues

EVERETT — Housing Hope, with assistance from Snohomish County, will continue its "social enterprise" workshops this fall, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12.

  • Sep 10, 2012

Everett Clinic opens in Smokey Point

The Everett Clinic’s new 60,000-square-foot facility at Smokey Point drew crowds on Saturday, Aug. 25, to check out its architecture and amenities, as well as to meet with many of its staff members as they guided groups through tours of the two-story building.

The Cottages open in Marysville

The Cottages at Marysville look forward to opening their doors in late August or early September, and while Marysville offers a number of senior care centers already, the Cottages at Marysville are unique in that they provide memory care services, according to Kim Johnson, executive director of the Cottages at Marysville.

EvCC cosmetology program offers new three-day flex schedule, instructor training

MARYSVILLE — Everett Community College's School of Cosmetology is offering a new three-day flex schedule and is introducing training for experienced stylists who want to become cosmetology instructors.

  • Aug 23, 2012

Snohomish Health District food manager certification course offered in Spanish in September

The food safety program at the Snohomish Health District is offering a 16-hour intensive training in September in Spanish for food service managers and assistant managers.

  • Aug 11, 2012

Chamber looks at transportation

TULALIP — Reid Shockey sees North Snohomish County’s ongoing population growth leading to greater traffic congestion, and while traffic jams are aggravating enough on their own, Shockey fears they could derail the economic engine of the region.

Marysville Liquor opens

MARYSVILLE — When the state of Washington got out of the liquor business on May 31, Marysville’s Edward Chea and his family saw an opportunity to fill a gap in the local market while maintaining the store that’s become a fixture of the Allen Creek Shopping Center in town.

Thousands of shoppers check out ‘Junk in the Trunk’ | SLIDESHOW

MARYSVILLE — The parking lot of the Marysville Municipal Court was thronged with an estimated 2,000 browsers perusing the wares of 63 vendors for the city's annual "Junk in the Trunk" flea market on Saturday, July 14.