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'Touch-A-Truck' packs fleet of vehicles into Asbery Field

A 2009 Komatsu PC88 excavator valued at $115,000 was among the city vehicles on display to the public at Marysville
  • Sep 19, 2014 at 5:49PM

MARYSVILLE — The city's 2009 Komatsu PC88 excavator is valued at $115,000, but that didn't stop 3-year-old Wyatt Worthington-Johnson from jerking its controls back and forth like he was playing a video game, even as his toes barely touched the floor. Kids of all ages got yet another chance to grab the steering wheels and honk the horns of the city's utility, police and fire vehicles at the annual Touch-A-Truck at Asbery Field Sept. 13.

 

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Soroptimists get acquainted, gear up for auction

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 5:45PM

MARYSVILLE — Fall has seen the Soroptimists kick into high gear, as they aim to raise funds to benefit women locally and internationally. The Marysville Chapter of Soroptimist International invites the public to attend its annual "Get Acquainted Social" from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fire Station 66, 7217 40th St. NE.

Bike run, clothing drive generate $1K for Shoultes students

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 5:42PM

MARYSVILLE — A day's ride by more than a dozen bikers will help provide high-tech tools to all the students at Shoultes Elementary. Members of the Unchained Brotherhood motorcycle club raised $400 for the school through its second annual 120-mile ride Sept. 13, the same day that a clothing drive generated an additional $600 for Shoultes.

Childhood cancer survivor's story spotlighted at Night of Hope

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 5:36PM

TULALIP — After an evening of masks, auctions, music and dining, it all came down to nine small children, only one of whom survived. Alexandra Craft was the survivor, and she served as the featured guest speaker for the American Cancer Society's fifth annual Night of Hope Gala at the Tulalip Report Casino Sept. 13.

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