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Local food service businesses earn awards

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 11:03PM

EVERETT — Arlington and Marysville food service businesses were well-represented in the Snohomish Health District’s Food Safety Excellence Awards for 2013.

UPDATE | Human remains found at Twin Rivers Park identified

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Feb 15, 2014 at 10:57PM

ARLINGTON — The human remains that were discovered at Twin Rivers Park on the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 1, have since been identified. On Friday, Feb. 7, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner officially identified the deceased as 38-year-old Jeremy M. Imrie of Arlington, who was reported missing after he was last seen near the Lincoln Bridge on May 9, 2013.

UPDATE | Voters decide fates of school levies, bond

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Feb 15, 2014 at 10:44PM

As the ballots for the Feb. 11 special election in Snohomish County continue to be counted, the Marysville School District seems poised to receive approval of both of its levies, while the fate of the Lakewood School District’s bond remains up in the air.

Kendall urges legislators to support expansion of school breakfast program

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:00PM updated at 10:28PM

OLYMPIA — Dennis Kendall started his day earlier than usual on Thursday. That’s because the former mayor of Marysville, who is still looking out for the community’s best interests, joined almost 80 other volunteers for the 8th Annual United Ways of Washington Lobby Day in Olympia.

Lakewood plans kindergarten registration

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:21PM

LAKEWOOD — Kindergarten registration for the Lakewood School District will run a bit differently this year, due in part to popular request.

Barker celebrates birthday with Feb. 23 open house

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:19PM

LAKEWOOD — Former Lakewood School District Board member Elwood Byron “Woody” Barker will be celebrating his 90th birthday from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, at his home at 1826 156th St. NE in Arlington.

Stedman, Stickles visit Olympia to discuss public safety

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:14PM

OLYMPIA — Arlington Fire Chief Bruce Stedman and Arlington City Council member Jesica Stickles visited the state capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 11, to help make state legislators more aware of safety and transportation issues affecting the local area.

City opts for further study of marijuana businesses

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:12PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville City Council voted unanimously on Monday, Feb. 10, to continue the city’s current moratorium on recreational marijuana processors, producers and retailers, while sending the issue back to the Planning Commission for further consideration.

Strawberry Festival Royalty candidates compete March 1

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 7:56PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Strawberry Festival’s Royalty candidates for 2014 will compete in the April Friesner Memorial Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at Totem Middle School, and The Marysville Globe had a chance to chat with them in the meantime.

Tulalip Tribes honor partnership with Master Gardeners

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 7:48PM

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes recognized their partnership with the Washington State University Master Gardeners Extension on Wednesday, Feb. 12, with a blessing ceremony at the Hibulb Cultural Center greenhouse.

Doleshel Park opens Feb. 22

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 7:43PM

MARYSVILLE — When Doleshel Park finally opens on Saturday, Feb. 22, it will represent the culmination of three years of work by both city of Marysville employees and community volunteers, notably the local stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

McCoy's bill establishing Native American Heritage Day passes Senate

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:35PM

OLYMPIA — Native American Heritage Day is one step closer to becoming an official state holiday, under a bill passed on Friday, Feb. 14, by the Senate.

Search warrant reveals human remains

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 4:20PM

ARLINGTON — Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the 8100 block of Wade Road in Arlington on Thursday, Feb. 13, and discovered human remains buried under a concrete slab on the property. The verification that the remains located were human was corroborated by an anthropologist with the King County Medical Examiner's Office.

Father/Daughter Dances draw large crowds | SLIDESHOW

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:45AM

The Cedarcrest Middle School cafeteria has remained as much of a packed house as ever for the annual city of Marysville Parks and Recreation Department’s ninth annual Father/Daughter Dances, which have booked a near-record total of 840 for the Saturday evenings of Feb. 1 and 8, with two separate dances slated for each night, as always.

Everett defeats Tomahawks, 56-53

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:44AM

Marysville-Pilchuck boys basketball was defeated by Everett, 56-53, on Feb. 5. Victory was in reach for the Tomahawks, but a couple of faulty defensive plays allowed Everett to escape with the win.

M-P athletes sign letters of intent

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:43AM

Marysville-Pilchuck athletes signed their letters of intent to play in college on Feb. 5.

Lakewood falls to South Whidbey

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:27AM

The Lakewood Cougars basketball team was defeated, 67-47, by South Whidbey on Jan. 31.

A look back at our accomplishments in 2013

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:20AM

I recently had the opportunity to present the 2014 State of the City address to business and community leaders, sharing an optimistic message that this year citizens can expect to see significant investments back into our community after guiding our financial resources responsibly through a challenging economic period.

Dream big for kids | GUEST OPINION

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:18AM

Several years ago a phrase was coined that it takes a village to raise a child. That short group of words is more important today than ever before. I have, and continue to believe that every child deserves the best education that we can offer. However, many of our children come to school tired and hungry or sick and in need of basic health care. Many students within our own community are homeless or do not have a safe environment in which to live.

Local students make SPU Dean’s List

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 1:40PM

The following students made the Seattle Pacific University 2013 Autumn Quarter Dean’s List.

Ballots must be returned by Feb. 11

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 1:31PM

Local voters still have time to fill out and return their ballots for the Feb. 11 Special Election.

Local schools receive PUD mini-grants

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 1:27PM

The Arlington and Marysville school districts are among those whose schools have received a total of 10 mini-grants for science-related educational projects from the Snohomish County Public Utility District. These grants help schools incorporate energy and water education into their curricula.

Barker looks back on 68 years in north Snohomish County

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 12:49PM

LAKEWOOD — Although Elwood Barker wasn’t born in north Snohomish County, he’s lived literal lifetimes longer in the area than many people who were born here. On Feb. 17, Barker will turn 90 years old — a leap year and his father’s faulty math meant that his birthday was incorrectly recorded as Feb. 15 — and the former North Dakota native has spent nearly seven full decades in the local region, moving here after his two-year tour of duty through Europe in the Army during World War II.

Free tax preparation, filing assistance available

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 12:40PM

Marysville and Arlington residents can take advantage of free tax preparation and filing assistance for taxpayers of all ages through the AARP Tax Aide Program.

Mayor Nehring gives State of the City address

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 11:53AM

TULALIP — Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring’s State of the City address for 2014 on Friday, Jan. 31, sounded a cautiously optimistic note for the year to come, as he acknowledged the city’s partners and cited the city’s investments in the community.

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