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How to recognize, cope with Critical Incident Stress

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:36PM

ARLINGTON — When Mary Schoenfeldt, of the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology, spoke to area residents at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 29, about Critical Incident Stress, she made the scope of its impact quite clear.

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive set for May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:23PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Marysville, Arlington and Smokey Point post offices are gearing up for their annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive on Saturday, May 10, to benefit the Marysville and Arlington community food banks.

WSP’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit visits Tulalip

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:17PM

TULALIP — The Washington State Patrol’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit made an appearance at the WSP’s Driving Symposium at the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino on Thursday, May 1, during which elected officials and community members alike received a full tour of the 36-foot-long “one-stop shop,” in the words of Washington State Patrol Sgt. Brandon Villanti.

Assistance available to those affected by slide

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:09PM

Those who have been affected by the 530 slide are encouraged to contact FEMA to find out about which aid programs that are available.

Local access to Darrington provided via former maintenance road

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

DARRINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation recognized the need for another route in and out of Darrington, so after five weeks of slide detours that added multiple hours and hundreds of miles to motorists’ commutes, WSDOT opened the Seattle City Light Access Road to local and emergency traffic starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, to bypass the section of State Route 530 still blocked by the slide.

Cub Scouts raise funds for programs

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

MARYSVILLE — Although Cub Scout Pack 178 is made up mostly of Arlington and Lakewood kids, they found themselves in new territory when they needed a venue for their pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 26.

AHS FFA raises $600 through test drives

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:46PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America had set a goal of generating $2,000 for FFA in a single day, through the Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram test-drive fundraiser on Saturday, April 26.

Tribute reaffirms that slide survivors are ‘Oso Strong’

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:27PM

OSO — The Oso Community Chapel came alive with affirmations that the surrounding community was “Oso Strong” on the evening of Saturday, April 26, as U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene joined Oso Community Chapel Pastor Gary Ray and others in sharing a meal and some meditations upon the March 22 Oso slide.

Buzz Inn auction, benefit concert raise $14K for Oso

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:19PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Buzz Inn Steakhouse at 5200 172nd St. NE in Arlington drew an estimated 400 attendees through its seven-hour “Oso Strong” silent auction and benefit concert on Saturday, April 26, raising thousands of dollars in the process.

‘It’s Raining Art’ showcases variety of local artwork

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:13PM

MARYSVILLE — Art Limon hadn’t even heard anything about an art show in his hometown of Marysville, but when he wandered into the front doors of the former Dunn Lumber building on Grove Street, he found himself treated not only to the works of 19 different local artists, but also to the sounds of area musicians, and some samples of craft wine and spirits.

April brings Healthy Kids Day, bike ride to YMCA

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:05PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Family YMCA’s events in April have been a study in contrasts. While the Marysville Y’s first “All-In Family Bike Ride” launched under the cold shadows of rainclouds on April 5, the return of the Y’s Healthy Kids Day was met with bright, warm sunshine on Saturday, April 26.

‘Memorial Field’ honors three key figures in Marysville baseball

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:38PM

MARYSVILLE — Before the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks and Marysville Getchell Chargers took to the ball-field on the Marysville-Pilchuck High School campus on Saturday, April 26, it was rechristened “Memorial Field,” finally honoring a two-year-old request from M-P alum Gary Ray, to recognize three people for their historic contributions to the Marysville School District’s baseball legacy.

Boom City Swap Meet returns to Tulalip

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:33PM

TULALIP — The expansive gravel parking lot at 10274 27th Ave. NE, just northeast of the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino, came alive with commerce for the fourth season in a row on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, as those who ignored the weekend’s dismal weather forecasts were treated to unexpectedly sunny skies at the Boom City Swap Meet.

United Way, CVH Foundation team up to offer $150,000 to support Oso victims

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:51PM

ARLINGTON — As part of their work to support the communities affected by the 530 landslide nearly six weeks ago, the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation and United Way of Snohomish County announced recently that they are working together to expand their ongoing efforts to provide direct support to the Oso community.

Slide site work shifts from active to passive search operations

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:32PM

EVERETT — Snohomish County officials explained on Monday, April 28, that the end of active search operations at the State Route 530 slide site will not mark an end to the search overall, nor will it result in the remaining search operations being conducted at a quicker pace.

Marysville celebrates Clean Sweep

  • May 9, 2014 at 3:01PM

MARYSVILLE — The city of Marysville’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 26, kicked off with its annual Shred-A-Thon, which saw a near-record number of vehicles dropping off thousands of pounds of papers to be shredded.

Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County addresses creation research May 16

  • May 9, 2014 at 1:20AM

ARLINGTON — The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, located at 6905 172nd St. NE in Arlington.

530 Slide Information Outreach May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 12:38AM

ARLINGTON — A 530 Slide Information Outreach meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Sisco Heights Community Church, located at 15029 McElroy Rd. in Arlington.

New bridge over Pilchuck Creek complete

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:49PM

ARLINGTON — One of the last single-lane bridges on a Washington state highway became history on Tuesday, May 6. That's when a new two-lane, 36-foot-wide bridge across Pilchuck Creek on State Route 9 opened north of Arlington. The new bridge, on a new alignment, reduces sharp curves at both ends.

EvCC hosts 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow May 10

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:19PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College is hosting the 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow on Saturday, May 10, at EvCC's Student Fitness Center, located at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.

Auditor's Office seeks licensing subagent proposals for Smokey Point

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:00PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Snohomish County Auditor is accepting business proposals from those interested in owning and operating a vehicle and vessel licensing subagency in the Smokey Point area.

Pride of Marysville program seeks nominees for third annual awards

  • May 6, 2014 at 3:34PM

MARYSVILLE — The annual Pride of Marysville Neighborhood Improvement Award program is accepting nominations for 2014. These awards recognize neighbors and business owners who take pride in their property in ways that enhance the appearance of their community.

Arts & Tech students start gardens

  • May 5, 2014 at 7:16PM

TULALIP — The unloading of a truck full of compost at the Marysville Arts & Technology High School on Wednesday, April 30, represented the culmination of a six-year dream for Arts & Tech math teacher Karen McCaffrey, and a unique opportunity for Arts & Tech students get dirty while growing their own food.

Business owners meet with elected officials on Oso slide aftermath

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:00AM updated Apr 27, 2014 at 12:40AM

ARLINGTON — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was joined by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert and Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin in leading a roundtable discussion of local business owners in the Arlington City Council Chambers on Thursday, April 24, about how the aftermath of the March 22 Oso mudslide has impacted their livelihoods.

Snohomish County releases preliminary election results

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Apr 26, 2014 at 2:30AM

In the wake of the special election on Tuesday, April 22, the city of Marysville’s Transportation Benefit District looks to be passing its proposed sales and use tax to fund transportation improvements, while the Lakewood School District is on the knife’s edge of possibly passing its proposed building bond to improve Lakewood High School, on its second time on the ballot.

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