<p>Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo</p><p>Volunteers for the Marysville Community Food Bank worked in shifts at the Marysville Post Office May 14 to collect, sort and deliver 21,357 pounds of food.</p> -

Letter Carriers deliver 1,000s of pounds of food

  • May 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 25, 2016 at 4:30PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Marysville and Arlington food banks received thousands of pounds of donations during the annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive May 14, but even more is needed.


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Cocoon combats homelessness

  • May 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 25, 2016 at 4:35PM

ARLINGTON — While homelessness is a widespread problem nationwide, Cocoon House CEO Cassie Franklin made the case to the Arlington City Council May 16 that teen homelessness represents a unique problem in its own right.

Director: Health funding not keeping up with need

  • May 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 25, 2016 at 4:32PM

ARLINGTON — The population is increasing but funding for public health is decreasing.

Volunteers take out the trash at Smokey Point Safeway

  • May 25, 2016 at 4:25PM

SMOKEY POINT — Tall shrubs and thick grass can cover a number of sins, as the volunteer crew that turned out May 14 to clean up around the Smokey Point Safeway found out.


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