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Manufacturing Industrial Center makes progress in County Council

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:39AM

EVERETT — The cities of Arlington and Marysville made a significant step in the progress of their work to designate 4,091 acres of industrial and highway commercial properties between them as a Manufacturing Industrial Center with the help of the Snohomish County Council on Tuesday, May 6.

VCS gala celebrates overcoming challenges

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:35AM

SMOKEY POINT — This year’s Village Community Services gala fundraiser on Saturday, May 3, tied into its theme of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” not only by reflecting on VCS’s significant accomplishments over the years, but also by spotlighting a guest speaker who believes she’s lived a richer life because of her own disability.

‘Junktique’ returns May 10

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:12AM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville chapter of Soroptimist International hopes bargain shoppers will again help them support the community through their annual “Junktique” sale on Saturday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jennings Park barns, located at 6915 Armar Rd. in Marysville.

Arts & Tech students stage ‘Blitz Theatre Show’ May 10

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:09AM

TULALIP — With the number of Arts & Technology High School seniors who are graduating out of the drama club at the end of this school year, Arts & Tech theater faculty advisor Aleesha Paddleford wanted to give them one last hurrah, while also enticing underclassmen to give acting a shot.

McCoy named to nuclear energy task force

  • May 9, 2014 at 10:05PM

OLYMPIA — State Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip, has been named to a new Joint Select Task Force on Nuclear Energy.

Spring wildflowers planted at park

  • May 9, 2014 at 9:55PM

MARYSVILLE — When Doleshel Park was officially dedicated on Feb. 22, city of Marysville Parks and Recreation Director Jim Ballew promised that they would return to plant wildflowers in the spring. On Tuesday, May 6, city of Marysville Parks Maintenance Manager Mike Robinson was aided in keeping that promise, not only by members of Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 106, but also by members of the Marysville stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, whose thousands of hours of volunteer labor over the past three years were cited by Marysville Mayor John Nehring on Feb. 22 as instrumental in transforming a former Christmas tree farm into a passive nature park.

Cinco de Mayo marks 8th year in Marysville

  • May 9, 2014 at 9:44PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville community’s Cinco de Mayo celebration marked its eighth year in a row on Friday, May 2, in the Totem Middle School cafeteria and gymnasium, with appearances from community dignitaries including Marysville School District Superintendent Dr. Becky Berg and Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring, the latter of whom delivered opening remarks for the event that touched upon the sense of community and inclusiveness that he believes events such as Cinco de Mayo help to foster in Marysville.

Free fishing derby attracts large crowd

  • May 9, 2014 at 9:36PM

MARYSVILLE — The 20th annual free fishing derby at Jennings Park drew an estimated 1,000 attendees, including children aged 5-12 years and their families, to cast their lines into the stocked pool on Saturday, May 3, in spite of the threat of rain literally hanging over their heads.

Oso homeowners, commuters voice concerns

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:44PM

ARLINGTON — Snohomish County and Washington State Department of Transportation officials again met with area residents at the Stillaguamish Senior Center on Wednesday, April 30, to update them on the fallout of the March 22 Oso slide.

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.

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