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Home delivery another example of Globe/Times changing to meet needs of our communities

  • Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:58PM

Over the past several months The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times have undergone a number of changes some visible to our readers and advertisers, and some not to enhance the service we provide to the communities the two weeklies have reported on for more than a century.

There oughta be a law

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:58PM

by Bob Graef

Just sentence?

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:58PM

Adele Ferguson

Celebrate the Fourth of July locally

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:58PM

by Scott Frank

What to do about gasoline prices

  • Mar 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

by Alex Epstein

Green buildings focus of conference

  • Mar 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

Architects and builders from across Snohomish and King counties converged on Everetts Events Center to hear leaders in the building industry expound on green issues. Over 750 building-trade professionals took the day to hear and share whats new in the fields of design and materials. But first they had to get past a clutch of demonstrators wearing goofy costumes. They were such a jolly lot that it was difficult to determine whether they were seriously peeved over Weyerhaeusers timber practices or just out having a good time.

Its a dirty, dirty business

  • Mar 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

One of the first things I learned when I started writing politics in 1961 was that naming federal prosecutors is part of the political patronage that goes with being elected president. Those are political plum jobs like postmasters and liquor store managers. Every lawyer who got a federal prosecutorial appointment knew that while he had a four-year term, he served at the pleasure of the president and could be let go at any time without being given a reason.

Norm Maleng gives a lifetime of public service

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

Norm Malengs problem, I thought and why he got left at the post in his two tries for governor and one for attorney general, was that he found it difficult to blow his own horn.

Strawberry Festival offers something for everyone

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

Everyone has their favorite Strawberry Festival activity. For some its the Grand Parade or the fireworks that follow. For others it may be the Pig Out on the Farm, the trike races, the Funtastic carnival, the talent show or the Berry Run. For many, last years inaugural Poochapalooza became an instant favorite and will return this year.

Immigration Policy reveals what we are

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:57PM

by Sheldon Richman

American appetite for ethanol driving up Mexican tortilla prices

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Don C. Brunell

Fire Prevention Week make it personal

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Judy Comoletti

Voters should approve state Rainy Day Fund

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Don C. Brunell

Journalism ethics not an oxymoron

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Christine Tatum

A letter about abortion

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

I have been especially interested in your recent columns on abortion, writes Connie Rosenquist of Port Townsend. I have appreciated your compassion regarding the horrors of child abuse and also your sharing of comments from readers who disagree with your conclusions.

Support downtown merchants during Olympic Avenue project

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

After years of planning, the $4.1 million Phase II of the Olympic Avenue Reconstruction Project finally got underway this week and downtown merchants are going to need our support during the six-month project.

A toddler is the fastest most elusive creature there is

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

A couple of things I have just about given up on. Making people realize that candles are never left unattended unless they are secured in lanterns with glass chimneys and the fastest most elusive creature on earth is a toddler.

Why some freewheeling Westerners

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Christian Beenfeldt

Knockoffs knocking down the U.S. economy and jobs

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

by Don C. Brunell

One mayor gets a raise while another gets an earful

  • Mar 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendall and Arlington Mayor Margaret Larson were both on the receiving end recently; Mayor Kendall got a pay raise and Mayor Larson got an earful from local residents concerned about public safety.

Thanks to those willing to step up and lead community

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

Normally, after the close of the filing period for the primary and general elections in which there are local races, I find myself lamenting the fact that while many in our community are willing to voice their opinions as to what is wrong in our communities often blaming the elected officials leading them few are willing to step up and run for elected office so that they can be a part of the solution.

Is an electric car in your future?

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

Have you read about the new Chevrolet Volt? If not, it may be time to re-think that plan to buy another Japanese or Korean economy car. It seems that Detroit has actually come up with a workable concept.

Violence breeds violence

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:56PM

My hope expressed in a recent column that a Silverdale man charged with second degree assault of his baby son suffers at the hands of fellow inmates when he goes to prisons didnt set well with a corrections officer at Clallam Bay Corrections Center.

War is a government program

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:55PM

by Sheldon Richman

The high cost of doing nothing to our highways

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:55PM

by Don C. Brunell

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