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The importance of compost, mulch and fertilizer

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:18PM

If I am remembered for nothing else when I die, it will probably be for the question I always ask my customers when they are purchasing plants: "Have you got some fertilizer and compost?" Beyond all the planting advice and horticultural wisdom, the single most tantamount message I want to leave with all of you is the importance of amending your soils with natural fertilizers and compost and covering them with some kind of organic mulch.

More last words on water

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:41PM

To better understand Marysville's water situation, it helps to know what's happening elsewhere. Take Arapaho Falls, Colorado, for example. The small town of 9,300 is in shock following raids of local businesses by state police. Records were impounded and both management and employees were questioned. A state police spokesperson said that arrests may be expected.

City Council to deal with fireworks, again

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:41PM

On Tuesday evening, after The Globe and The Times went to press, the Marysville City Council was slated to deal with the issue of the illegal use of fireworks. The proposal this time was to make the illegal use of fireworks a civil matter, rather than criminal, to make it easier to enforce the law.

The sound of silence

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:40PM

On May 19, I became

Response to Mr. Kundu's Editorial

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:40PM

Mr. Kundu's recent article chastising me and other skeptics of the man-made global warming theory couldn't have been more timely. Just this past week a petition was released signed by 31,000 scientists across the U.S. rejecting said theory. Where's the consensus now?

Initiate 1029 Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living Community.

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:35PM

Don't be fooled by the rhetoric of sponsors of Initiative 1029, an initiative designed to dramatically increase the training requirements for all home and community-based caregivers. Before signing on to this ill-conceived initiative we have to ask the tough question. Is this good public policy or simply an effort to thwart legislative process?

Paine Field Mill Creek

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:35PM

Passenger service at Paine Field would be an important asset to Snohomish County. The ability to get to an airport quicker will save on roads, time and auto fuel.

Homeowners, fire district continue showdown over property

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:53PM

MARYSVILLE For now, for both sides, the issue amounts to a waiting game.

Academics a big emphasis for Students of the Month

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:52PM

MARYSVILLE Now about ready to graduate, Blake Lovell, 18, admitted when he first arrived at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, grades weren't very high on his list of priorities.

City parks dept. sponsors first outdoor movie series

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:52PM

MARYSVILLE The city Parks and Recreation Department has announced the movie line-up for the first "Popcorn in the Parks" outdoor cinema series.

Police department plans meeting on sex offender

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 3:52PM

MARYSVILLE The city police department plans a public meeting to discuss the arrival in the city of a registered sex offender.

Historical Society open house

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 11:17AM

Grace athlete a dual track champ

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:13PM

Grace Academy track standout Brian Young has a long scrape down his right arm that is just beginning to heal.

Power Alley goes 2-2 in Tourney of Champs

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:13PM

LAKE STEVENS Power Alley rallied against Tournament of Champions rival Pacific, but the Edmonds-area team ultimately proved to be the Bulldogs' nemesis in a May 28 rematch at Lake Stevens' Bond Field.

Local athlete makes a big leap

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:13PM

Arlington eighth-grader Max Bryson must have a spring in his step.

NSA tourney reignites rivalries

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:12PM

MARYSVILLE Recent Little League all-star alumni clashed in the NSA spring training doubleheader at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, May 29.

M'ville launches summer programs

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:12PM

As the school year winds down, summer sports opportunities are rising with the mercury in the thermometers.

Sweet Valley team wins tourney

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:12PM

ARLINGTON It took two games, but the Stilly league softball champs beat Mukilteo to win the tournament of champions.

North Sound Arts and Life Calendar

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Apr 22, 2010 at 3:22PM

A list of happenings for the Marysville and Arlington areas

Three choral groups offer various music

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:25PM

Three distinct groups of singers with members from Arlington and Marysville are offering an assortment of choral music this weekend the Northwest Sound Chorus, the Northern Sound Girls Choir and the Everett Chorale.

Dancers salute the movies

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:25PM

ARLINGTON Classics from the silver screen will be honored by the Star Energy Performing Company of the Arlington School of Dance at its spring recital June 6 and 7 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School.

McElroy siblings offer recitals June 8

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:25PM

Colleen McElroy, Arlington High School senior, and Eric McElroy, AHS sophomore, will each present a recital Sunday, June 8, at Arlington United Church, 338 N. McLeod Ave.

This is the season when the stars come out

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:40PM

This is the season when local newspapers bloom with photos of bright young achievers who won awards for having spent their time well. Valedictorians, scholarship winners, honors for excellence. Stars, all of them. Readers happily devour their stories, grateful for such good young people. The young winners are grateful for the parents, grandmas, grandpas, teachers, mentors, pastors and friends who helped them on their way. And we are thankful for how they shine against a societal background of violence and prejudice. Because of how they stand above rampant wrong-doing and laziness, this new crop of stars restores hope for our future.

Skin Cancer

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:40PM

Years ago, I forget how many, but at least 20, someone gave me a picture they took of me and I was surprised to notice a brown spot about the size of a quarter on my cheek. It's not that I hadn't ever noticed it before but if it was becoming significant enough to catch the eye in a photograph, I figured I should look into it. I delved into the American Medical Association's Family Medical Guide, where I learned I was sporting what's called a pre-cancerous skin spot caused by over exposure to the sun many years ago.

Changing to better serve our communities

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 4:40PM

This week's issues of The Arlington Times and Marysville Globe feature a number of changes some readily apparent, some not intended to help us better meet the needs of the communities we serve.

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