Life

Jam Festival, a ‘mini Summer Meltdown,’ coming to Tulalip

TULALIP – The first Revival Jam Music and Art Festival will be held Sept. 6-7 at a private property near the water in Tulalip. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Marysville firefighter Dustin Jensen watches students carry a victim. (Courtesy photos)

Marysville firefighters help FEMA teach kids about disaster situations

LAKE GOODWIN – About 40 teenagers gathered at Camp Killoqua last week to learn what to do in case of a disaster. It was the… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Marysville firefighter Dustin Jensen watches students carry a victim. (Courtesy photos)

Changing date helps Fly-In take off (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Changing the date of the Arlington Fly-In paid off. There were more attendees, more vendors, more campers, more airplanes and more to do.… Continue reading

Arlington High School Class of 1959 gathers for 60th reunion

ARLINGTON – The Arlington High School class of 1959 recently had its 60th reunion and gathered together for this photograph. Back row: Bill Rice (behind… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019
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

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

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
Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                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

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                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