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Foundation hands out scholarships

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 11:09AM

Lakewood Legacy Soccer Tournament starts strong

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:08PM

The third annual Lakewood Legacy Netbuster Tournament started off with a bang as 48 teams of different age groups and genders fought for the tournament's championship. To start off the event, the Legacy teams were in full form; showing off their array of talent and tricks in many different age groups.

Lakewood Youth Football takes over middle school program

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:08PM

Football starts early this year at Lakewood Middle School.

Stilly Valley sends two squads to state

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:08PM

While all-star Little League is winding down for most teams, Stilly Valley fastpitch is still in the thick of things.

SPORTSBRIEFS

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:08PM

Recent M-P grad Haley Nemra has recently recieved the OK from the NCAA to compete in the 2008 Olympics this summer in Beijing.

Stilly juniors win battle in softball saga

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:08PM

ARLINGTON Marysville and Stilly Valley Little League wrote another page in the story of their rivalry as the girls juniors teams clashed with their tournament survival on the line.

Darrington Bluegrass Festival kicks off Friday

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:21PM

Folks in Darrington are working up a storm this week, getting ready for the 32nd annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival. The festival starts at 6 p.m., Friday, July 18 and runs until 6 p.m., Sunday. At 78, Bertha Whiteside doesn't have to mow lawn anymore, but she sure is anxious for the event to start.

A&LSCAN

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:21PM

Cascade Valley Hospital is acquiring art for its new building which opens in September 2009. Artists who would like to be considered should request a prospectus from Heather Logan at 360-618-7805 or heatherl@cascadevalley.org. Deadline is Aug. 15.

Art by the Bay and around the county

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:21PM

CAMANO ISLAND Arlington Arts Council members Kent Baker, Ricky Barrick, Helen Saunders and Norman Kearsley are some of the 134 artists and organizations who are participating in Camano Island's Arts Festival Art by the Bay July 19 and 20. A Lake Ki resident, Rodney Patzer is also participating.

VOLUNTEEROPPORTUNITIES

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:21PM

•The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center, part of Marysville Parks and Recreation, is looking for volunteers to assist with their annual senior citizen BBQ, Wednesday, Aug. 13; 70-100 volunteers needed between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Serve food and coffee, listen to great music, help with set-up and clean up. Contact Maryke Burgess, KBSCC Manager at 360-363-8450.

Renewable energy sources are our future

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:39PM

The United States has been burning coal for years and is currently burning it like never before. It's unrenewable and harmful qualities have been overlooked in our hunger to reach our growing energy demands. Today, 56 percent of the United State's energy is produced by coal fired plants (Lester, 1998). As a result, the United States is the world's largest CO2 emitter (Seattle Times, 2007) and produces two billion tons of carbon dioxide per year (Schirber, 2007).

Nuclear power had the best safety record of all major energy sources

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:39PM

Let me say that I was extremely impressed with the depth of the argument in opposition to nuclear energy as posed in the July 9 Arlington Times by the PUD Essay winner, Leah Rensel. It's very encouraging to those in my generation to know that those in the following generations are looking at energy alternatives available to the world in the coming years. Ms. Rensel stated her position very well, however, as is often the case with issues, there are two sides which need to be considered and I would like to respond with another position.

Arlington shines during annual Fly-In, Street Fair

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:39PM

Summertime festivals are a wonderful way to showcase all the great things happening in a community and Arlington took full advantage of that this past weekend when it played host to the annual Arlington Fly-In and celebrated the Street Fair on the revamped Olympic Avenue.

What's that smell? Cedar Grove Composting Everett

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:34PM

You may have seen recent TV or newspaper stories regarding a series of odor complaints in the Marysville area. As a business in the North Sound since 2004, Cedar Grove takes pride in being a good North Sound neighbor and business. I want to let you know that we take this issue very seriously.

Keep your family safe with EMS North County Firefighters Association

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:34PM

North County Firefighters currently have the privilege of providing emergency medical services to the residents of North County Regional Fire Authority. Some of the communities who we serve are Bryant, Freeborn, Warm Beach, Kayak, Lake Ketchum, Sunday Lake, Lake Armstrong, Kackman, Mckee's Beach and Grandview just to list a few. This service continually has to expand to help meet the demand due to population growth.

How about "Interdependence" day? Marysville

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:33PM

I must question our Marysville city ordinance regarding illegal fireworks. If a law is not enforced, in peoples' minds it ceases to be a law.

Strawberry Wish thank you Marysville

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:33PM

On behalf of the Marysville Strawberry Festival, I would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and everyone that attended for making "Wish Upon a Berry" a huge success. Without the support of the community the festival wouldn't be what it is today. So, thank you.

Marysville schools receive $850,000 fitness grant

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

Thanks to a federal grant, the Marysville School District will receive $850,000 over the next three years to promote physical fitness at schools throughout the city.

Marysville City Council approves off-leash area at Strawberry Fields

  • Jul 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

With only little debate, City Council on July 14 unanimously approved creating a temporary off-leash dog park at Strawberry Fields, according to city Parks and Recreation Director Jim Ballew.

Fred Hutchinson Center gives science teachers hi-tech training

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

It's a sort of design-your-own-experiment day for teachers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. A middle school science instructor at Marysville's 10th Street School, Sara Seiber uses what she calls a micropipette to measure out precise amounts of food coloring and other dyes.

Festival Royalty hits the road

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

WEST SEATTLE The time is about 8 a.m. on July 19. On California Avenue SW, small pockets of police and volunteers are starting to gather in preparation for the annual American Legion Grand Parade, part of this Seattle neighborhood's Hi-Yu Festival.

Preserving historical ambiance important for Third Street businesses

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

MARYSVILLE "What you see here is the last remnants of any part of Marysville you can still call historical," said Ken Cage, president of the Marysville Historical Society.

Off-leash dog park may open in September

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

MARYSVILLE With little debate, City Council on July 14 unanimously approved creating a temporary off-leash dog park at Strawberry Fields, according to city Parks and Recreation Director Jim Ballew.

Local firefighters respond to house fire

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:44PM

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Legals

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:43PM

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