Letters to the Editor

Let the kids sing

We are writing to encourage the citizens of Marysville to vote yes on the upcoming Marysville School District School Levy and Building Bond election on… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2010

Vote yes for MSD kids

I’m writing this letter to encourage everyone to vote for the replacement levy and new bond.As a parent with two children in the Marysville School… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2010

Invest in the future

When investing, we all know it is best to buy when prices are very low.The current economic problems create a buying opportunity for the citizens… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2010

Support your schools

I would like to take a few moments to talk about the Marysville School District.My children have been in the school district for a few… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2010

The bond and levy vote affects us all

The passing of the bond and levy is of great importance to me and my family. Along with being an eighth-grade Math teacher at Totem… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2010

Make every dollar count

I was informed in a town meeting on the bond proposal for $78 million on Feb. 9, that there is only a savings of 2… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2010

Progress for less money

In 1985 I was interviewing for an administrative position with the Marysville School District. As I waited for my opportunity I noticed a man across… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2010

Vote yes to continue available educational opportunities

Every day I work with the most at-risk kids in my school district. At the end of a week, I frequently look around and see… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2010

Vote yes for school levy

As members of the Mountain View High School Advisory Council, we wish to express our support for the Marysville School Levy. Providing adequate funding for… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2010

Support bond, levy

I am writing in support of the school bond and levy election and urge a yes vote on both issues.As a mom and active volunteer… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2010

Vote yes for school bond and levy

I am a mother of two students here in Marysville. I would like to stress to the voters here how important it is to vote… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2010

Look at Larsen’s record


  • Jan 21, 2010

To the Marysville Mayor and City Council

I have become a citizen of Marysville by “duress.” The 20,000 residences of the now annexed part of the county did not get to vote… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2010

No annexation

The city of Marysville annexation is all about power and money. I call it “Empire Building.” They can’t even take care of what they have… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2009

Budget cuts

“They represent, I believe, the most responsible decisions we could make with the constraints we faced.” These words were in the latest press release of… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2009

Thanks to Aaron Reardon

In 2007 I purchased a beautiful home by the Stillaguamish River. I thought I was doing everything the right way. I saved 20 percent for… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2009

Prison wasteland

Our prisons are wastelands for the mentally ill. The segregated units where many are housed are numerous tiers of dingy, claustrophobic cells. Places where these… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2009

Penalize the victim?

In the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of “The Arlington Times” there is a front-page story regarding “Graffiti and public perception.” In this article, it states… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2009

Rico for Position No. 2

We respectfully request that you join us in supporting Rico Tessandore, Attorney at Law, in the upcoming election.Born into a working-class family, Rico was raised… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2009