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Marysville City Council adopts 'Stay Out of Drug Area' downtown

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:16PM

MARYSVILLE — On Feb. 13, the Marysville City Council adopted new laws establishing a "Stay Out of Drug Area" downtown to deter drug-related criminal activity and impose stiffer penalties on repeat offenders, and amended existing laws aimed at reducing aggressive panhandling and lewd conduct in public places.

Local students study in Sea of Cortez, U.K.

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:24PM

Two area students spent January studying far afield as part of a special program through Linfield College. Arlington's Leah Rensel, a junior majoring in biology, took the college's class on "Literary Biology of the Sea of Cortez" at the Sea of Cortez in the Gulf of California, while Marysville's Peyton Mizell, a junior majoring in economics, took the college's class on "Creative Writing in the U.K." in the United Kingdom.

New WSDOT cameras, hardware map 16 miles of I-5 between Everett, Arlington

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:29PM

MARYSVILLE — For years, drivers in Snohomish County had to guess what traffic conditions would be like on Interstate 5 north of Everett. Cameras and traffic flow information stopped at the Snohomish River bridge, and the 16 miles of I-5 between Everett and Arlington showed up on the Seattle-area traffic map, at, as a stretch of gray with the words, "No equipment available."

GOP caucus on March 3 in Marysville for Districts 38, 39 and 44

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:32PM

MARYSVILLE — The Republican caucus for Marysville will meet on March 3, and due to budget cuts, the Washington state presidential primary has been cancelled for the year, so the only way you will be able to vote in the Republican primary is by attending the caucus, since no ballots will be mailed.

'What to Do in the Garden' at Smokey Point Plant Farm on March 3

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:36PM

LAKEWOOD — Spring is finally arriving, and the Smokey Point Plant Farm has invited a special guest who knows what gardeners need to do to welcome it in March.

Cascade Companion Care receives 'Best of Home Care' Award

  • Feb 21, 2012 at 2:40PM

SMOKEY POINT — Cascade Companion Care has been recognized with Home Care Pulse's "Best of Home Care" distinction, which is awarded to the top 25 percent of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse. By this metric, Cascade Companion Care is now ranked among the best agencies in the country.

Making a difference with an idea and an email | EDITORIAL

  • Feb 22, 2012 at 8:56AM

Recently, as I was reading the news on the web I came across one of those articles that made me stop and say to myself, “What a great idea.”

Stillaguamish Senior Center presents 'Healing Power of Humor'

  • Feb 28, 2012 at 2:31PM

SMOKEY POINT — A free workshop series entitled "The Healing Power of Humor," conducted by Ellis Waller-Walker, will start Thursday, March 1, and will continue through four consecutive Thursdays in March.

Red Cross helps military families reunite, reconnect, rebuild after deployments

  • Feb 28, 2012 at 2:33PM

EVERETT — The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering a new workshop called "Reconnections" for veterans returning from deployments, as well as their family members.

Arlington man dead in one-car crash in Marysville

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 10:42AM

MARYSVILLE — On Tuesday, Feb. 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Snohomish County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident in the 9200 block of Turk Drive in Marysville.

A Drowning Budget | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 10:57AM

How to write a responsible state budget | GUEST OPINION

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 11:01AM

Most responsible families live within a budget. Beginning with their income levels, they plan how to pay for bills, such as the mortgage, rent, utility payments, groceries, gasoline, prescription drugs, etc. They prioritize their spending, save money if they are able, and put needs ahead of wants to stay out of financial trouble. They live within their means.

Two windows on the world | OPINION

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 11:03AM

Any WINCO shopper understands that a lot of people from far places now call Marysville and Arlington home. They’ve become our neighbors but we don’t know much about their homelands, strange-sounding languages or cultures they left behind. Curiosity about such things makes me travel.

Protect your access to public notices | EDITORIAL

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 11:07AM

Citizens should be aware of — and opposed to — House Bill 2801 and the provisions that would allow local governments to cease publishing public notices in their local newspapers. The presumed cost savings to local government is in fact false economy — there is a hidden and very dangerous cost. In trying to save money, local governments would curtail access to the legislative process, and ensure that fewer — rather than more — citizens know what their representatives are up to.

Luck won't stop DUI arrests on St. Patrick's Day

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 4:15PM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip Tribal police departments will be looking for impaired drivers from March 5-18, during the St. Patrick's "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed" campaign, thanks to an overtime grant sponsored through the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.

Larsen's legislation for Impact Aid to schools serving military, tribal families moves forward

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 4:24PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, aiming to help school districts serving military or tribal communities advanced this week in a key House of Representatives committee. The text of Larsen's Impact Aid Timely Repayment Act was included in the Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act, a.k.a. House Resolution 3990, which the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Everett Community College Running Start information session March 21

  • Mar 1, 2012 at 10:11AM

High school students and their parents can learn about Everett Community College's Running Start program at an information session at 7 p.m. March 21 in EvCC's Student Fitness Center at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.

Washington State Patrol seeks additional witnesses to accident on SR 530

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 8:34AM

he Washington State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle head-on collision which resulted in two fatalities that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at about 10:30 a.m.

Cabela's store opens in Tulalip April 19

  • Mar 2, 2012 at 4:00PM updated Mar 7, 2012 at 2:47PM

TULALIP — The Cabela's chain of hunting, fishing and outdoor supplies stores will open the doors to its new Tulalip store at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 19. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Opening day will be part of a weekend-long celebration featuring outdoor celebrities, special guests, giveaways and more.

Snohomish County DEM prepares post-disaster plans with public input

  • Mar 6, 2012 at 3:22PM

SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, recognizing the need to proactively address post-disaster issues, is developing a recovery framework that would speed up recovery from local disasters. The plan will guide the county's efforts to restore its economic base, neighborhoods, social fabric and other long-term elements in the wake of a significant natural or human-caused event.

A Tax on Spandex | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 10:02AM

Making People Real | GUEST OPINION

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 10:07AM

You may have seen the news article recently about the growing popularity of unified sports teams, a wonderful collaboration between high schools across the country and Special Olympics.

Out of the Blue Aviation closes its doors

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 12:12PM

A six-year career in aviation came to a close with a Saturday afternoon potluck in an Arlington Airport hangar, and Cathy Mighell was joined by plenty of friends and colleagues who wished her well, even as they wished that she wasn’t saying farewell.

Snohomish County Health District offers free Health & Beauty Fair

  • Mar 13, 2012 at 9:22AM

Snohomish Health District and community partners will present a free Health & Beauty Fair on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Little Red School House, 14 E. Casino Rd., Everett, Wash. The event supports National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

Fallen veterans honored at Arlington Cemetery March 31

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 1:35PM

ARLINGTON — On March 31 at 11 a.m., the Arlington Cemetery will serve as the site for a ceremony to honor Snohomish County veterans who passed away between July and December of 2011.

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