Life

Chloe Braaten plays with her nephew, Matthew, at the Kids Tent at the Marysville Farmers Market on a recent Saturday. (Courtesy Photo)

Teen enjoys fruits of her labor at Marysville Farmers Market

MARYSVILLE – The 5-year-old Marysville Farmers Market was in trouble. The director was leaving to start his own church. Another of its leaders had a… Continue reading

 

War, Boz Skaggs delight Festival of the River crowds (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Their name sounds violent but their message is one of peace. War performed at the Festival of the River Sunday and lead singer… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019

 

Native American dancing highlights Festival of the River events (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Native American dancers, singers and drummers from all over participated in the 30th Annual Festival of the River over the weekend. Dancers at… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019

 

Officer Matthew Mishler works with K9 Copper at National Night Out in Marysville. (Kyla Emme/Courtesy Photo)

Marysville police ‘approachable’ at National Night Out

MARYSVILLE – Years ago, people, young ones especially, feared police. Now, police in the Marysville Police Department want to be more “approachable,” Cmdr. Mark Thomas… Continue reading

Officer Matthew Mishler works with K9 Copper at National Night Out in Marysville. (Kyla Emme/Courtesy Photo)

Briefs

Campaign kickoff, citywide garage sale, deaths

  • Aug 7, 2019

People keep hopping to Arlington kangaroo farm (slide show)

ARLINGTON – If you like soft kisses go to the Outback Kangaroo Farm. No, silly, don’t kiss a kangaroo. Kiss an alpaca. Michelle Adams, a… Continue reading

Part of the cast of ‘Cabaret.’

Come to the ‘Cabaret’ in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – “Cabaret,” featuring teens ages 15-19 enrolled in Red Curtain’s Summer Stars program, will be performed Aug. 9-11 at its arts center. The award-winning… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019
Part of the cast of ‘Cabaret.’

Golf tourney raises scholarship money in Arlington

ARLINGTON – A golf tournament that provides scholarships for local graduating high school seniors is looking for sponsors and players. The 5th Annual Todd Evans… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Auction to help dogs this month

MARYSVILLE – The 3rd Annual Auction Fore the Mutts will take place from 2-6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Cedarcrest Golf Course. There will be games… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

‘Most important librarian in world’ reads in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – “The most important librarian in the world” read during storytime at the Marysville library Thursday. That’s how U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen introduced Carla… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Marysville Kiwanis goes big with ‘Crabtoberfest’

MARYSVILLE – For many years the Marysville Kiwanis Club has lacked the big fundraiser other local service organizations have. But not any longer. The club… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Free fest features family fun in Arlington

ARLINGTON – If you want the “Lowdown” on this year’s Stillaguamish Festival of the River, you’ll be doing the “Lido Shuffle” Aug. 11. Legendary group… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019
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                                Jared and Lorrie Row hold a painting of Monte Row.

Son takes over in leap of faith

MARYSVILLE – Some might call it circumstance. Others might call it fate. But for Jared Row, it’s about faith. Roe, 35, quit his job at… Continue reading

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                                Jared and Lorrie Row hold a painting of Monte Row.

Librarian of Congress in Marysville Thursday

MARYSVILLE – The Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen are scheduled to visit the Marysville Library at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 1.… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

Briefs

Fireworks injury TULALIP — A new Arlington resident was severely injured in a fireworks accident at Boom City July 4. Ryan Maughan, 41, who just… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

No room in your garden? Try climbers

By Steve Smith Anyone who has followed me knows that one of my mantras is “There is always room for one more plant”. No matter… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2019
These four candidates for outgoing City Councilman Rob Toyer’s spot have been coming to the meetings for weeks. Their congeniality is evident as they sit together at the one Monday night. They are Noah Rui, Gary Kemp, Kelly Richards and Todd Fahlman. Residents are getting ballots in the mail now for the Aug. 6 primary election. A political forum Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Red Curtain Center for the Arts will feature council candidates and also the two running for mayor. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville Mental Health Court ‘dovetails’ with embedded social worker program

MARYSVILLE – This city’s embedded social worker police program, along with ones in Arlington and Snohomish County, are well-known. But Marysville Municiple Court has a… Continue reading

These four candidates for outgoing City Councilman Rob Toyer’s spot have been coming to the meetings for weeks. Their congeniality is evident as they sit together at the one Monday night. They are Noah Rui, Gary Kemp, Kelly Richards and Todd Fahlman. Residents are getting ballots in the mail now for the Aug. 6 primary election. A political forum Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Red Curtain Center for the Arts will feature council candidates and also the two running for mayor. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Relay participants want to put ACS out of business

MARYSVILLE – Cancer survivor Debbie Bowers said it best. “I want to put the American Cancer Society out of business,” she said at last weekend’s… Continue reading

LEGO robotics a big hit at libraries

Kathy Smargiassi has many strengths as a children’s librarian. Until a few years ago though, robotics wasn’t one of them. Smargiassi was working at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019

Libraries update computing, printing, copying services

Sno-Isle Libraries has completed a major update to its public computing, printing and copying services. Customers can still visit any library to use a computer… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2019