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                                Joann Rouker and Jeffrey Sims

SMART probe says Marysville police “justified” in shooting death

MARYSVILLE – Nichole Sims called 9-1-1 and said her husband was acting weird and erratic, had a pocket knife and was possibly suicidal. She can… Continue reading

 

Marysville continues to push for more trades classes

MARYSVILLE – Going to college is not the only route to a successful career. There are a lot of high-paying jobs in trade industries for… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

 

Police seize weapons from reported neo-Nazi in Arlington

SEATTLE — Police have seized military-style firearms from an avowed neo-Nazi in Arlington. KING TV reported Thursday that prosecutors and the FBI convinced a judge… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019

 

Sue Weiss, 60
                                Work: Retired accountant, City Council
                                Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy, Certificate of Municipal Leadership through Association of Wash. Cities.

Weiss, Blythe square off in Arlington’s only City Council race

ARLINGTON – In the only contested City Council race, Position 4 incumbent Sue Weiss is facing political newcomer Michele Blythe. Weiss has lived in town… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2019
Sue Weiss, 60
                                Work: Retired accountant, City Council
                                Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy, Certificate of Municipal Leadership through Association of Wash. Cities.

Arlington Walmart Supercenter unveils $4 million remodel

ARLINGTON – Walmart Supercenter has a new look after a $4 million remodel and more features that cater to both in-store and online shoppers. The… Continue reading

Community Resource Paramedic Program launches to reduce non-emergency calls, trips to ER

ARLINGTON – When it reaches the point where paramedics are on a first-name basis with the most frequent patients they transport for another in a… Continue reading

Arlington science students get up close with exotic animals on wings of book learning

ARLINGTON- Stillaguamish Valley Learning Center students’ learning was brought to life Oct. 9 when a trio of exotic birds dropped in as part of their… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Iverson takes on incumbent for Marysville City Council

MARYSVILLE – Kathy Iverson is running against incumbent Stephen Muller for Marysville City Council. The election is Nov. 5. Registered voters should be receiving ballots… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Tolbert, Vanney vie for Arlington mayor

ARLINGTON – Barbara Tolbert is seeking reelection to a third four-year term as mayor of a thriving, resilient Arlington, but challenger and lifelong resident Don… Continue reading

Temporary traffic signals go live at Highway 530-Smokey Point Boulevard

ARLINGTON – Temporary traffic signals were officially activated Friday to more efficiently and safely manage Island Crossing traffic at Highway 530 and Smokey Point Boulevard.… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019

Highway 9 roundabout likely won’t be finished until spring

MARYSVILLE – With the forecast quickly changing, work on the single-lane roundabout at Highway 9 and 108th Street NE in Marysville will be suspended later… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Howl and Growl offers costumed Halloween fun for pets and people Oct. 20

MARYSVILLE – Break out the Halloween costumes early for your pooches and kids. Families and friendly dogs are invited to have a howling good time… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2019

Chamber hosts ‘one-sided’ candidates forum

ARLINGTON – “Forum” was a fitting title for Tuesday’s political candidates luncheon hosted by the Stillaguamish Valley Chamber of Commerce, since the prospects for open… Continue reading

Snohomish County PUD adds tracker tool to Outage Map

EVERETT – When an outage occurs, Snohomish PUD customers often want to know how work is progressing to restore power. Now they can tell by… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2019

Marysville studies levy to build 2 schools

MARYSVILLE – Like any responsible school district, Marysville wants taxpayers to understand that replacing schools is an ongoing need. With 18 schools, and the fact… Continue reading

A giveaway if someone is vaping is lots of smoke. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Local teens vape, but not at school

Last of 2 parts By Steve Powell Even though according to a youth survey vaping is popular in Marysville, the school district said it hasn’t… Continue reading

A giveaway if someone is vaping is lots of smoke. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Arlington man involved in fatal shooting

ARLINGTON – After being shot in the arm Monday afternoon, an Arlington man gained control of the gun and shot his attacker, who later died… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2019

District to surplus, sell Highway 530 property once planned for high school

ARLINGTON - The Arlington School District is selling a 180-acre property on Highway 530 that at one time had been planned for a future high… Continue reading

No alarms or escape plan but Marysville family OK after mobile home fire

MARYSVILLE – The family dog died, but four family members escaped a mobile home fire Thursday. The Marysville Fire Department said the home did not… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2019

Mayor, city council, school board hopefuls square off

MARYSVILLE – Opioid crisis response, higher wage jobs closer to home and new schools at a time when student enrollment is declining and test scores… Continue reading