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Tickets available for Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Scholarship Pageant

MARYSVILLE – The April Friesner Memorial Royalty Scholarship Pageant will be March 3 when the royalty court will be named for this year’s Marysville Strawberry… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

 

Man shot near downtown M’ville

MARYSVILLE — A man was seriously wounded Tuesday night after a confrontation ended in gunfire in a parking lot outside a motel. The victim, 31,… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

 

Driver critically injured in head-on crash near State, 116th in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police are investigating a near head-on collision Tuesday morning that left one driver hospitalized in critical condition. Police responded to the crash… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

 

Marysville school levies add to leads with Friday’s count

MARYSVILLE – Both Marysville School District levies are still passing after Friday’s count. Proposition 1 - The Replacement Educational Programs and Operations Levy, which trailed… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Volunteers build Strawberry Festival float for another busy parade season

MARYSVILLE – In a garage bay in a closed-down auto repair shop near Ebey Waterfront Park, volunteers strip down a craft oddly shaped like a… Continue reading

School bond issue fails

ARLINGTON – Arlington Public Schools’ $107.5 million bond to build and renovate school facilities and improve security failed to gain a supermajority for passage. In… Continue reading

Intensified Algebra helps AHS freshmen stay on pace for success

ARLINGTON – Arlington High School is using a new approach to give struggling freshmen students relief from math anxiety, and keep them on track to… Continue reading

Chamber unveils new name as big as a valley

ARLINGTON – The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday unveiled its new name – the Stillaguamish Valley Chamber of Commerce. Chamber officials said the… Continue reading

New Marysville police officer Dave Adams exchanges a glance with his wife, Emily, after she pinned his badge on him at Monday’s City Council meeting. Police Chief Rick Smith watches along with their daughter, Olivia, 2. The Adams family is expecting a son to be born in April. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M’ville police getting some CSI technology

MARYSVILLE – TV shows like “CSI” are raising the expectations of the public. So the police department, with approval from the City Council Monday, is… Continue reading

New Marysville police officer Dave Adams exchanges a glance with his wife, Emily, after she pinned his badge on him at Monday’s City Council meeting. Police Chief Rick Smith watches along with their daughter, Olivia, 2. The Adams family is expecting a son to be born in April. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

2 girls from M-P named Students of the Month

MARYSVILLE – In an unprecedented decision, two Marysville-Pilchuck High School girls have been chosen Students of the Month by the Marysville Kiwanis and Soroptimist clubs.… Continue reading

Justice can move swiftly, in M’ville city court

MARYSVILLE – The hands of justice move slowly - except when they don’t. Wednesday morning Municipal Court Judge Fred Gillings adjudicated cases faster than a… Continue reading

Rally today in support of M’ville school levies

MARYSVILLE – “We vote yes. We vote yes.” That chant was heard today downtown when a small but vocal group yelled it out at the… Continue reading

Homeless numbers down 27%; still up 10% from ‘13

SNOHOMISH COUNTY – The homeless are either going elsewhere or being served better locally because this year’s Point in Time count was down 27 percent… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Slower speed, all-way stop coming to part of Smokey Point Blvd.

ARLINGTON – A traffic study on Smokey Point Boulevard is prompting changes to traffic-control devices and speed limits. In March, city crews will install signs… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

Open house Feb. 21 for planned PUD Clean Energy Center

ARLINGTON - Snohomish County PUD is hosting an open house for a planned Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center east of the Arlington Airport on… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Arlington ECEAP gets youngsters kindergarten-ready

ARLINGTON – Arlington educators want to give kids an early jump on learning that makes them kindergarten ready. Arlington Public Schools offers the Early Childhood… Continue reading

Arlington celebrates eagles, other birds of prey at annual festival (slide show)

ARLINGTON – At the annual Eagle Festival in Arlington, visitors didn’t just find the iconic birds in riverfront trees or soaring overhead. They found eagles… Continue reading

Rally Saturday in support of schools (and more briefs)

MARYSVILLE – The Citizens for Marysville Schools will host a “Rally for Kids” at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at Comeford Park. The event, which takes… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Army Reserves now full-time in Middle East (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Carlos Moran works for Diamond Parking, but that’s not who he is. “He’s a soldier. That’s who he is,” his wife, Kristina, said… Continue reading

M’ville looks at new curriculum needs in the future

MARYSVILLE – With state standards such a high priority in education, curriculum development has taken on added importance in schools. Melissa VanZanten, curriculum director for… Continue reading