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Autumn Craft Show draws steady crowds

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 12:05PM

The annual Autumn Craft Show drew more than 25 hand-selected vendors to the Ken Baxter Community Center and Comeford Park, with at least one coming from as far away as Sedro-Woolley, to attract what KBCC Coordinator Maryke Burgess described as a steady stream of shoppers and browsers throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Lakewood hosts Hole in the Wall Invite

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 11:17AM

Lakewood High School hosted the 30th edition of its hugely popular Hole in the Wall Invitational, Oct. 12.

Coal trains shake, rattle and roll | OPINION

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:13AM

It’s the slide season again. Locomotive engineers creeping past Everett cast anxious eyes at banks looming above, and with good reason; Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) has a history of landslides blocking tracks. Though BNSF management surely considers these earth-shifts a threat to be dealt with, there seems to be no cure.

A Free Puppy Almost | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 10:11AM

Qwuloolt Estuary progress summed up by Tribal ecologist

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 4:57AM

MARYSVILLE — Josh Meidav, restoration ecologist for the Tulalip Tribes, summed up the progress of the Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project to a packed house in the Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Church library on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Strawberry Festival seeking applications for next year's Royalty Court

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 5:18PM

MARYSVILLE — Maryfest is conducting informational meetings on the Marysville Strawberry Festival for next year, as it solicits Junior and Senior Royalty for next year's Strawberry Festival by inviting applications for its Royalty Scholarships.

Mother, daughter fight breast cancer together | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:21AM

In 1994, when Barb Hawkins was just 37 years old, she found a lump in the upper part of her breast. She was diagnosed with Stage I breast cancer and underwent a lumpectomy and radiation treatment. She took hormone-blocking medication for five years and was considered to be in remission.

Health agencies provide diagnostic services, treatment for Breast Cancer | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:24AM

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month returns this October, various health agencies throughout North Snohomish County are reminding women of their diagnosis and treatment options, to help them identify and respond to cases of breast cancer in time to save lives.

Making Strides returns to Everett to raise funds, awareness for cancer | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:18AM

The American Cancer Society will be “Making Strides Against Cancer” again this year, from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Oct. 20, in Everett, and event organizers and participants alike hope to recruit as many fellow members of the community as they can, to help continue the ACS’s progress in dealing with this disease.

Providence Regional Cancer Partnership provides mind and body care for cancer patients | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:17AM

While a number of other health agencies throughout Snohomish County are able to specialize in diagnosing and treating certain parts of breast cancer, many of them refer their support services to the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership.

Sea Mar, CHC, Planned Parenthood offer first line of defense for patients with fewer resources | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:58AM

For those who are uninsured, underinsured, low-income or living within limited means, coping with breast cancer is especially challenging, but those people stand a better chance of catching cancer before it becomes insurmountable through the services provided by the Sea Mar Community Health Center of Marysville, Community Health Centers of Snohomish County and Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest.

'Pink Crusade' aims to increase breast cancer awareness in our communities | OPINION

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:14AM

Did you know that, second only to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women? According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The ACS estimated that 290,170 new cases of breast cancer (in situ and invasive cancers) were diagnosed among women in 2012. They project that 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. The ACS estimates that about 39,620 women will die from breast cancer in 2013. Although breast cancer mostly affects women (99 percent), it can also occur in men and children.

Komen Puget Sound is passionate advocate | GUEST OPINION | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 9:35AM

Every week, more than 100 women in Washington State are diagnosed with breast cancer. The good news is, when caught early, a woman’s five-year survival rate for breast cancer is 98 percent. This is why Komen Puget Sound is such a passionate advocate for regular mammograms. Yet, too often I hear stories of women diagnosed in the late stages of this disease, when the chances for survival are significantly less.

Marysville girl benefits from school for hearing impaired children

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:34PM

Marysville’s Matthea Balcago is considered profoundly deaf. She cannot hear at all. As an elementary student in the Ferndale School District, Balcago was struggling to learn — not because she wasn’t capable, but because there weren’t enough resources in the school to adequately educate a deaf child.

Marysville church blesses the animals

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:32PM

“May God bless you and your human,” was the phrase of the day on Sunday, Oct. 6, as St. Philip’s Episcopal Church hosted a Blessing of the Animals at their church in Marysville and at Jones & Co. Pets on State Avenue.

Marysville All-City Food Drive returns Nov. 2

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:31PM

With the holidays just around the corner, volunteers from several organizations will kick off the Marysville All-City Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to help neighbors in need this season by collecting donations of money, food and unused toys.

PTSA Family Fun and Info Fair draws crowds

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:29PM

The Marysville Special Education PTSA’s fourth annual Family Fun and Info Fair returned to Cedarcrest Middle School for the second year in a row on Wednesday, Oct. 9, to inform families about the resources that are available to children who are receiving special education services, as well as to connect families to the community and each other.

LWSD candidates prepare for Nov. 5 election

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:24PM

The Nov. 5 general election is only three weeks away, and Snohomish County voters should soon be receiving their ballots.

Tomahawks fall to Meadowdale, 3-0

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:13PM

The Tomahawks’ volleyball team hosted the Meadowdale Mavericks on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and lost 3-0 to the fellow Wesco 3A South team.

M-P, MG swim hosts Snohomish, GP and Monroe

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:12PM

The Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell high school swim teams hosted Snohomish, Glacier Peak and Monroe on Thursday, Oct. 10, and managed to break some personal records along the way

Code Enforcement is vital city service

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:09PM

Among city services, Code Enforcement is vitally important to the safety, public health and appearance of our neighborhoods in Marysville.

Standards: Yesterday and Today | GUEST OPIUNION

  • Oct 14, 2013 at 2:08PM

You may be hearing a buzz about new educational standards. My hope is that this article can provide some background about educational standards in our state, as well as a glimpse into our future as we transition to the Common Core State Standards.

Pumpkins For Literacy fundraiser returns to the Smokey Point Plant Farm

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 7:00AM

LAKEWOOD — The Plant Farm at Smokey Point is again covered in pumpkins, as the Rotary Club of Marysville’s annual “Pumpkins for Literacy” program kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 12, and runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, through Halloween on Thursday, Oct. 31.

Local employees recalled from furlough

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 11, 2013 at 6:04PM

The local impacts of the federal government shutdown were partially mitigated as of Monday, Oct. 7, when the Smokey Point Commissary at the Navy Support Complex in north Marysville reopened, and all 43 furloughed civilian employees of Naval Station Everett returned to work.

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