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Contest looks for Christmas lights in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Many Marysville residents would like to know where the best…

 

M’ville changes curriculum to better align with state standards

MARYSVILLE – In an effort to teach students what they need to…

 

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LHS senior plays Christmas villain

LAKEWOOD – Who is the most-hated character in a Christmas story? The…

 

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People of all ages enjoy the Festival of Trees

TULALIP – Community Open House at the Festival of Trees at the…

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It’s just a drop in the bucket to help those in need during holidays

MARYSVILLE – On this day when many eat too much, let us…

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Red Curtain Christmas play out of this world

MARYSVILLE – Red Curtain Productions presents an original adaptation of “Santa Claus…

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Marysville Food Bank hands out hundreds of turkeys for Thanksgiving

MARYSVILLE – It was the first distribution day for Thanksgiving turkeys and…

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Schoolhouse Cafe rocks with gourmet food at low prices

MARYSVILLE – Schoolhouse Cafe rocks, with gourmet food that would rival any…

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Police parking lot safe place for internet purchase exchanges

MARYSVILLE – We’ve all heard about the scary stories. Someone wants to…

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King to be grand marshal at Merrysville parade

MARYSVILLE – Longtime community volunteer Tom King was named grand marshal of…

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No. 1 student, No. 1 fan M-P students of the month

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck High School seniors Mackenzi Chapman and Ross Whyte have…

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Staying after school not a bad thing anymore

MARYSVILLE – An after-school program at Liberty Elementary School is giving students…

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M’ville grade schools asking for more Chromebooks

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District has 9,572 Chromebooks in its schools.…

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Veterans appreciate recognition, education at school assembly

MARYSVILLE – Veterans appreciate being honored on Veterans Day. But for Cy…

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Slide show of the Veterans Day assembly

MARYSVILLE – Check out the slide show on the Marshall Elementary School…

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Marysville schools ask community to sign drug-free pledges

MARYSVILLE – Cedarcrest Middle School, and others in the Marysville School District,…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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The bad, ugly and good of Halloween

MARYSVILLE – The city was hit by some real evil Halloween night,…

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Plan ahead for holidays in Marysville, Arlington

It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays. Less than…

  • Nov 4th, 2016

‘Alice in Wonderland’ comes to M-PHS

MARYSVILLE – Students from Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell high schools are performing…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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M’ville blogger’s research, writing skills keep dogs’ tails wagging

MARYSVILLE – A woman’s best friends are her dogs. Kimberly Gauthier of…

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Alateen helps kids deal with alcoholics

Editor’s note: The names in this article are changed because Alateen, and…

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Marysville nature blogger’s migraines diminish after switch to online school

MARYSVILLE – Lots of kids complain about headaches to get out of school, but Ashley Stephenson really did have chronic migraines.

  • Jul 10th, 2016
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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe fireworks stands of “Boom City” on the Tulalip Reservation offer a broad selection

Follow the rules for ‘Boom City’ fireworks

TULALIP — If you plan to purchase fireworks for the Fourth of July, just remember that many of the fireworks at "Boom City" can only be lit within the boundaries of "Boom City."

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe fireworks stands of “Boom City” on the Tulalip Reservation offer a broad selection
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Family, friends remember veteran, firefighter, outdoorsman Walt Bailey

MARYSVILLE — Walt Bailey was a man of deeds more than words, with roles that ranged from Pearl Harbor survivor to local firefighter to avid outdoorsman.

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Marysville cancer survivor shares her story at Relay For Life

MARYSVILLE — June 25 marked Monique Wold's first Relay For Life.

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Despite being 81, Marysville barista always perks up coffee shop

MARYSVILLE – At 81, Donna Hellein is one of the oldest baristas around.

  • Jun 28th, 2016
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Red Curtain readies to reopen arts center at new location Sept. 1

MARYSVILLE — The Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts might not be as visible as it was in the old Dunn Lumber building, but it's building a more stable future for itself.

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Diana Ross’ daughter to open for her at Tulalip concert July 2

TULALIP – Ain't no mountain high enough that Diana Ross's daughter, Rhonda, can't climb.

  • Jun 25th, 2016
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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty celebrate “Honored Traditions

Strawberry Festival Kiddies & Grand Parade, plus fireworks, cap off 85th anniversary in style

MARYSVILLE — The rain came down like a solid wall, washing across State Avenue just as the Kiddies Parade took off from Totem Middle School toward Comeford Park.

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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Court for 2016 modeled apparel from the 20th Century at the June 14 Fashion Show in the Marysville Opera House.

Strawberry Festival fashions reflect historic styles

MARYSVILLE — The Strawberry Festival reflected on its 85 years through its Fashion Show June 14 at the Opera House.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Court for 2016 modeled apparel from the 20th Century at the June 14 Fashion Show in the Marysville Opera House.

Arlington High receives nominations from 5th Avenue Theatre for ‘Pippin’ play

ARLINGTON - Arlington High School has received 10 nominations – more than any other in the state – from the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle for awards for its spring musical, "Pippin."

  • May 28th, 2016
Latino tenor Jose Iniguez sang Italian opera arias and Mexican mariachi boleros at Totem Middle School May 6.

Cinco de Mayo’s 10th anniversary draws opera, bolero singer

MARYSVILLE — The 10th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Totem Middle School May 6 saw the local debut of opera and bolero singer Jose Iniguez.

Latino tenor Jose Iniguez sang Italian opera arias and Mexican mariachi boleros at Totem Middle School May 6.
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Families relax and make memories at Jennings Park fishing derby

MARYSVILLE — For the families who took part in the annual free fishing derby at Jennings Park May 7, the pleasant setting and shared experience were more important than whether they ate fish dinners that day.

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Marysville, Tulalip celebrate Earth Day with deeds

TULALIP — The Marysville and Tulalip communities got into the spirit of Earth Day over the weekend.

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Milt Priggee demonstrates how to create a cartoon in real time at the Windsor Square Retirement Community Feb. 20.

Milt Priggee explains evolution of editorial cartoons

MARYSVILLE — "I draw cartoons that piss people off," said Milt Priggee, whose career as an editorial cartoonist began in 1976 and included several years at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane.

Milt Priggee demonstrates how to create a cartoon in real time at the Windsor Square Retirement Community Feb. 20.
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New Tulalip skate park named after woman who pushed tribe to build it

TULALIP — Debra Barto’s son, Shane McLean, said his mom weathered the trauma of growing up on the Tulalip Reservation before Native American heritage was as accepted as it is now.

Tulalip youths test out the Debra Barto Memorial Skate Park after the rain has cleared off Feb. 19.
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Career Support Workshop for Girls covers life safety skills as well

MARYSVILLE — The Career Support Workshop for Girls at the Marysville Family YMCA's Youth Development Center Jan. 30 went well beyond giving job advice to young women.

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Members of the 334th Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Operations Company line up to present wreaths honoring the branches of the military during the Dec. 12 'Wreaths Across America' event at the Marysville Cemetery.

Marysville Cemetery, Arlington Legion take part in ‘Wreaths Across America’

MARYSVILLE — Although many of the military members who assembled at the Marysville Cemetery Dec. 12 had several years in the service, the ceremony that took place that day was new to almost all of them.

Members of the 334th Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Operations Company line up to present wreaths honoring the branches of the military during the Dec. 12 'Wreaths Across America' event at the Marysville Cemetery.
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Bicyclist for brain cancer awareness stops in Marysville

MARYSVILLE — Bicyclist Paul Rodriguez arrived in Marysville during a typical bout of Pacific Northwest weather, but in his five years of pedaling across the country to raise awareness for brain cancer, it was hardly the worst storm that the Jacksonville, Fla., native has weathered.

Paul Rodriguez prepares to depart from Marysville Dec. 11.