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‘Pink Editions’ support breast cancer awareness | EDITORIAL

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:09AM

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help raise awareness in our communities we have put together these special “Pink Editions” of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times.

Komen funds local breast cancer research | GUEST OPINION

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:11AM

You may be well aware of vitamin D’s part in building better bones, but did you know it might also help in prevention of breast cancer? Unfortunately, many of us in the Northwest are not getting enough vitamin D. Overweight individuals are at increased risk of low vitamin D levels, possibly because excess fat absorbs and holds onto vitamin D, making it unavailable to the body.

Things you should know about breast cancer | GUEST OPINION

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:12AM

Every week, 100 Western Washington women are diagnosed with breast cancer, which continues to be the second most frequently diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S., after skin cancer. We don’t yet know the exact causes of breast cancer, and many myths about breast cancer continue to exist. But probably the best way to prevent and survive a breast cancer diagnosis is to be informed.

Silvertips ‘Pink the Rink’ in support of breast cancer awareness

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 2:40PM

It’s not every day that you see grown male athletes dressed in head-to-toe pink uniforms, but for the Everett Silvertips it’s par for the course during their annual “Pink the Rink” hockey game, which raises money for Providence Regional Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Center.

Making Strides walk raises $110,000

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:20AM

The American Cancer Society is known for their community events bringing awareness and funding to cancer research, and in Snohomish County one of those events is the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

Programs, services available to cancer survivors

  • Oct 10, 2012 at 8:31AM

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.

'Rocktoberfest' returns to Marysville Oct. 13-14

  • Oct 11, 2012 at 5:42PM

MARYSVILLE — Marysville will be "rocking out" for the 38th year in a row on Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14, as the cafeteria of Totem Middle School again hosts the Marysville Rock and Gem Club's annual "Rocktoberfest" event.

National Weather Service warns of heavy rains

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:17AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement forecasting heavy rain across Western Washington, including the Marysville and Arlington area.

Boulton installed as lieutenant governor of Kiwanis Pacific Northwest District 21

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 12:49PM

SMOKEY POINT — "They twisted my arm," George Boulton said laughingly of the number of fellow Kiwanians who encouraged him to accept the position of lieutenant governor of the Pacific Northwest District 21 of the Kiwanis Clubs. "I guess I'm finally old enough."

United Way invites community members to share their expertise on committees

  • Oct 12, 2012 at 4:11PM

United Way of Snohomish County, a community impact organization that has served Snohomish County for more than 70 years with a special focus on local health and human services, is looking for volunteers to serve on several important internal committees.

County urges residents to prep for flood season

  • Oct 13, 2012 at 4:06PM

With fall and winter rains approaching, Snohomish County residents should make flood preparations for their homes and families a priority.

Wet conditions allow Fire Marshal to lift burn ban

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:12PM

Due to wet conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has lifted the current burn ban for all unincorporated areas of Snohomish County. This means that anyone with a residential burn permit will now be allowed to conduct a controlled burn.

Cascade Valley Hospital proposed budget, levies discussed on Oct. 17

  • Oct 15, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Oct 16, 2012 at 3:43PM

ARLINGTON — The proposed budget and levies for Snohomish County Public Hospital District 3 will be the subject of a meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Cascade Valley Hospital.

Protestors show support for local Walmart workers

  • Oct 17, 2012 at 11:37AM

Walmart stores throughout Western Washington, including Arlington and Tulalip, became the sites of actions on Wednesday, Oct. 10, on behalf of Walmart employees across America who have protested their working conditions.

Candidates face off at Chamber forum

  • Oct 17, 2012 at 11:50AM

State Legislature candidates from the 10th and 39th districts answered questions from the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce during their candidates forum on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Medallion Hotel in Smokey Point.

Oct. 29 is the last day to register for Nov. 6 Presidential Election

  • Oct 18, 2012 at 9:41AM

The Snohomish County Auditor's Office will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 to accommodate last minute voter registrations for new voters. Monday, Oct. 29, is the last day new voters in Washington state may register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 6 Presidential Election.

Lakewood School Board member resigns

  • Oct 19, 2012 at 2:20PM

LAKEWOOD — After serving on the Lakewood School District Board of Directors since Dec. 5, 2001, Board member Ken Christiansen is resigning this year.

Volunteers needed for United Way's free tax prep site in Snohomish County

  • Oct 20, 2012 at 9:02PM

Volunteers are needed to help Snohomish County residents keep more of what they earn, as part of United Way's IRS-approved free tax preparation program in 2013.

Marysville All-City Food Drive starts Nov. 3

  • Oct 22, 2012 at 10:54PM

MARYSVILLE — Volunteers will kick off the Marysville All-City Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to help neighbors in need this holiday season by collecting donations of money, food and unused toys.

'Build Your Own Rain Barrel' workshop in Arlington Nov. 3

  • Oct 22, 2012 at 10:56PM

ARLINGTON — The Snohomish Conservation District is conducting a "Build Your Own Rain Barrel" workshop on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Pioneer Hall in Arlington.

Naval Station Everett stages harbor security exercise Oct. 24-25

  • Oct 23, 2012 at 1:07PM

EVERETT — Naval Station Everett will be conducting security drills in the harbor around the base on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 25, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. both days. The exercise will include security boat maneuvers and the use of automatic weapon blank rounds to increase training realism. There will also be pyrotechnic visual and sound effects. Exercise participants will not be issued live ammunition.

Lakewood/Arlington Composite High School Mountain Bike Teams looking for riders

  • Oct 23, 2012 at 2:38PM

ARLINGTON — As Washington state enters its third year in the Washington Cycling League, area high schoolers are gearing up for mountain bike race season. Fourteen students from Arlington, Lakewood and Burlington participated on the Lakewood and Arlington Composite Mountain Bike Teams last year, with Lakewood riders placing eighth and Arlington Composite placing 10th out of 21 teams overall.

An Undecided Voter | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Oct 24, 2012 at 1:16PM

Campaign rhetoric misses the big picture | OPINION

  • Oct 24, 2012 at 1:18PM

While 12.5 million workers remain unemployed, politicians blame each other for a weak job market using arguments like these:

Arlington, Marysville celebrate Halloween

  • Oct 24, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Oct 25, 2012 at 12:51PM

While a number of Halloween-themed community events will kick off during the weekend before Halloween itself, the Downtown Marysville Merchants Association will be commemorating Halloween on Oct. 31.

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