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Third annual 'Compost Days' runs through April 15 in Arlington, Marysville

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 12:23AM

Cedar Grove Composting's third annual "Compost Days" are running now through April 15 in Marysville and Arlington, as well as the rest of Snohomish and King counties, to reward the region's residents for diverting 350,000 tons of food and yard waste from landfills in 2012.

New public radio station seeks community input

  • Mar 25, 2013 at 11:15PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Library will serve as the site for the first in a series of community forums during which the KSER Foundation will be inviting the public to provide input on how a new independent public radio station — 89.9 KXIR FM — might best serve the north Puget Sound region when it launches later this year.

Rep. Elizabeth Scott to hold telephone town hall March 27

  • Mar 26, 2013 at 12:05AM

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Elizabeth Scott, R-Monroe, will host a one-hour telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. Residents of the 39th District — which includes Marysville, Arlington and Darrington — are invited to call and ask questions of their state representative.

Federal Pot Climate | WEKLY CARTOON

  • Mar 27, 2013 at 9:18AM

USS Nimitz departure delayed to March 30

  • Mar 29, 2013 at 1:22PM

EVERETT — The USS Nimitz's departure from Naval Station Everett, which had been scheduled for Friday, March 29, has been postponed until 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, to complete its required preparations for deployment.

Donate blood at EvCC April 9-10

  • Apr 1, 2013 at 5:24PM

EVERETT — The Everett Community College Student Activities Health & Wellness Program and the Puget Sound Blood Center are teaming up to conduct a blood drive at EvCC April 9-10, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in EvCC's Henry M. Jackson Center Wilderness Auditorium.

United Way tax preparers help file tax returns

  • Apr 2, 2013 at 3:50PM

MARYSVILLE — Working on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, as well as Saturdays, volunteers have helped 257 people in Marysville file their taxes for free as part of United Way of Snohomish County’s free tax preparation program.

Rotary offers speech contest

  • Apr 2, 2013 at 4:10PM

ARLINGTON — Local high school students can win one of two $1,000 prizes in the “Four-Way Test Speech Contest” through Rotary District 5050. Students in grades 8-12 living in Arlington, Lakewood or Darrington can apply under the Rotary Club of Arlington. Public, private, home-schooled and exchange students are encouraged to participate.

Tax dollars at work | OPINION

  • Apr 3, 2013 at 8:50AM

I drive 144 miles round trip to ski at Stevens Pass. Or on better days I bum a ride with someone else but the distance is the same. We take Highway 9 southward to where we pick up U.S. 2 that carries us all the way to the pass. Given Highway 2’s grim record of fatal accidents, each trip is a little like Russian roulette but hey, if I craved safety would I be skiing?

Walk MS helps those fighting the disease

  • Apr 3, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Apr 4, 2013 at 4:42PM

Marysville’s Samantha Love knows all too well the devastating, yet deceptively invisible, impact that multiple sclerosis can have on someone’s life, since it ended her military career.

Homicide victim ID'd as Marysville man

  • Apr 3, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 12:22PM

ARLINGTON — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office has identified a victim found dead in a car in the Arlington Haggen Parking lot on March 28.

Another suspect arrested in connection with March 25 shooting

  • Apr 5, 2013 at 2:06PM

On Tuesday, April 2, the Los Angeles Police Department contacted Mount Vernon Police detectives, stating they had detained a man believed to be connected to the March 25 shooting on Anderson Road, whose victim was a Marysville man whose body was found in Arlington.

Army Reserve marks Holocaust Day of Remembrance

  • Apr 8, 2013 at 1:01PM

MARYSVILLE — The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command will observe the Holocaust Day of Remembrance during a presentation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in the Armed Forces Reserve Center at 13613 40th Ave. NE in Marysville.

‘Dragon’s Last Ride’ supports those fighting cancer

  • Apr 10, 2013 at 9:59AM

At the age of 2, Jenna Susana Westerholm of Marysville was diagnosed with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer of the body tissues and the bone, and at the age of 5, the student of the Marysville Cooperative Education Program at Quil Ceda Elementary succumbed to her illness.

Opportunity Expo returns to Tulalip April 16

  • Apr 15, 2013 at 4:03PM

TULALIP — Thanks to the partnership between the Marysville School District, the Tulalip Tribes and the Marysville Rotary Club, the annual Opportunity Expo is returning to the Tulalip Resort Orca and Chinook ballrooms on Tuesday, April 16, to prepare students for college, careers, work and life.

Emergency preparedness fair set for April 20

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 2:12PM

EVERETT — The EMPOWER emergency preparedness fair aims to break down barriers in culture, ability and language through a day of presentations, information sharing, resource tables and demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Everett Station, located at 3201 Smith Ave. in Everett.

Army Reserve unit to observe Earth Day

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 2:03PM

MARYSVILLE — The U.S. Army Reserve’s 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command plans to observe this year’s Earth Day with some environmental stewardship of its own.

Firefighters invite community to pancake breakfast

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 2:10PM

ARLINGTON — The North County Firefighters Association is once again inviting the community to its pancake breakfast, which kicks off this year on Sunday, April 28.

Listening to happiness | GUEST OPINION

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

Think about this — if someone were to ask you to name the single most profound sentence ever written in the English language, what would you say? I can only imagine the fascinating variety of responses we would come up with and the great conversations they would inspire. To kick things off, I’d like to share the sentence that gets my vote hands down.

Apodment: The new word in real estate | OPINION

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 10:04AM

The Snohomish City Council is turning thumbs-down on a proposal to develop compact housing units in an existing building. The units would be “apodments,” mimicking a trend toward minimum size rentals in Seattle and elsewhere. The Snohomish proposal calls for 20 units of 200 square feet each.

Lakewood Cougars impress at Pasco, Solberg

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 10:08AM

Cougar athletes made a trip to Eastern Washington on Saturday, April 13, to compete in the largest one-day high school track and field meet in the nation.

WWII veteran recalls liberation of Buchenwald

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 10:41AM

Leo Hymas was a 19-year-old infantryman in the U.S. Army when he took part in the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald on April 9, 1945.

Local Legion Hall hosts county veterans' services officer April 22

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 11:22AM

MARYSVILLE — Marysville American Legion Post 178 has gained a resource for local veterans. On April 22, and the fourth Monday of every month to follow, Jerry Gedack of the Snohomish County Veterans' Assistance Office will be at the Post 178 Legion Hall, located at 119 Cedar Ave., from noon to 4 p.m.

O'Connor named publisher at The Herald in Everett

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 2:22PM

Josh O'Connor has been named publisher of The Daily Herald, effective May 1. O'Connor will continue to serve as Vice President of Sound Publishing, Inc., a position he has held since 2008.

Army Reserve unit to hold remembrance run May 4

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 2:34PM

MARYSVILLE — The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit headquartered locally, will hold a five-kilometer run on the morning of May 4, in memory of those killed and injured during the April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon.

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