Letters to the Editor

Small town mentality | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The “small town” mentality of the Marysville City Council’s action on the subject of medical marijuana is appalling.

  • Aug 3, 2011

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | A call of support to the residents of Marysville

Saturday, May 14, is the annual Letter Carriers Food Drive. The donations raised through this event provide a major portion of the food required to serve Marysville families in need throughout the summer.

  • May 10, 2011

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t miss upcoming forums at Arlington’s BPAC

I recently read some survey results provided by the Snohomish Health District about the health habits of sixth, eighth, tenth, and 12th-grade students in Snohomish County. Use of alcohol and marijuana is still very prevalent; bullying is definitely an issue for our youth and statistically one-fifth of tenth graders reported they considered suicide in the past year.

  • May 10, 2011

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Education shouldn’t be a game of chance

Marysville School District has eight small learning communities (SLC) that serve high school students. The eight SLCs are International School of Communication, School for the Entrepreneur, Bio Med, Academy of Construction and Engineering, Pathways of Choice, Marysville Mountain View, Arts and Technology and Heritage.

  • May 10, 2011

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Thanks for Senior Coffee Klatch

Thank you so much to Richard Paige, manager of the Marysville Safeway store on State Avenue. Every Tuesday morning for 20 years he has hosted a Senior Coffee Klatch. Seniors gather from all around the area to meet and greet old and new friends.

  • Apr 21, 2011

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Myths of public education

In order to truly understand some of the rhetoric surrounding the state of public education, the funding of public education and/or the results of public education, a prudent person should have some factual history and data.

  • Mar 24, 2011

Snohomish County citizens need Prosecutor Mark Roe’s leadership

By now, it should be common knowledge that Mark Roe has been serving citizens in the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office for over 23 years. He has handled numerous high profile criminal cases on behalf of citizens and served in various leadership roles throughout his career in the Prosecutor’s Office.

  • Oct 20, 2010

Why I should vote

With the November elections coming up fast, it is important to remember why it is so important that each citizen cast his/her vote in every election. Try to erase from your memory banks what party you may affiliate with or who you love and who you may hate.

  • Oct 8, 2010

Helping the homeless in Snohomish County

I’m hearing predictions of a cold, snowy winter like we had two years ago. Keeping our homeless population safe will be even more critical this… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2010

Thanks for supporting Kids Kloset

Thousands of items of clothing, school supplies, children’s books, and personal hygiene items were collected recently for the Kids Kloset, a non-profit organization in Arlington that provides clothing, school supplies and other necessities to school children in the Arlington, Darrington, and Lakewood school districts.

  • Oct 8, 2010

Thanks to the Marysville Fire District

The Relay for Life keeps on giving even after the event is over. I would like to extend a big thank you to the Marysville Fire Department for their participation in the North Snohomish County Relay.

  • Jul 1, 2010

It’s nurture that determines potential

It seems that Mr. Kundu failed to read the statement on the Marysville School District web site: “… members of the board of education share a common vision for the Marysville School District. We seek to find ways to provide not just an adequate education for our children, but an excellent one.

  • Jul 1, 2010

Marysville School Board’s Kundu: ‘I adamantly reject racism’

I firmly believe that all children are capable of learning; I do not believe that any one specific racial group is superior or inferior to any other; I firmly believe that the Marysville School District is, and should always be, committed to all children in our district (including minority and tribal, ESL, special education, and 504 student cohorts, etc.).

  • Jun 15, 2010

Thanks to the Marysville Fire District

Dear Greg Corn, Fire Chief/Marysville Fire District,First off, thanks goes out to your team for the excellent work they did when they arrived at my… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2010

Honesty and integrity

Recently I was shopping at the Marysville Walmart store. The young lady ahead of me in the checkstand had purchased some items and then stated… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2010

Concern for kids

Thanks to Mr. Graef for his concern with mothers and their hand-held electronic (crack devices) toys. Our precious children have such a short window in… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2010

Food Bank thanks you

Because of the generous outpouring of support by the community of Marysville, the Marysville Community Food Bank was able to provide needy families with a… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2010

Marysville School District Bond and Levy

What a deal — More for less.As you drove through town this past weekend, you may have seen groups of citizens erecting large red and… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2010

Vote yes for our kids

On Feb. 9, the voters of Marysville will be asked to renew our school district’s levy and bond. I am the parent of two children… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2010