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“Spook Woods’ become ‘Majestic’ housing development

MARYSVILLE – At least it’s got a nicer name. Dozens of 75-year-old second-growth trees came down this week at “Spook Woods.” Taking its place will… Continue reading

 

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while sounds from the Kornstalk Music… Continue reading

 

Fire destroys Marysville home

MARYSVILLE – A fire destroyed a home in the 6300 block of 35th Street NE Sunday. Marysville firefighters arrived shortly after 3 a.m. to find… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

 

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench sits out front, he’ll have… Continue reading

Briefs

Many shows MARYSVILLE – From comedy to “Cabaret” to Readers’ Theatre, Red Curtain has a variety of shows coming up. Comedy takes the stage first… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

Briefs

Kids return wallet ARLINGTON – A man down on his luck saw it change when two preteens returned a wallet he had lost with $500… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

More citations for July 4 fireworks in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Even though fireworks have been illegal in Marysville for a few years now, some people still insist on shooting them off on the… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

State requirements lead to delay in signal at Hwy. 530, Smokey Pt. Blvd.

ARLINGTON – Installation of a temporary signal at Highway 530 and Smokey Point Boulevard has been delayed until at least late September or early October.… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2019

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

ARLINGTON – While most people feel a connection to the Stillaguamish Valley, three quarters believe they could do a lot or little more to improve… Continue reading

Like many of you, I felt the 4.6 earthquake

Like many others of you in Marysville and Arlington, I felt the 4.6 magnitude earthquake at 2:51 this morning. It was between Snohomish and Monroe.… Continue reading

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Longtime Marysville school board member faces rare challenge

MARYSVILLE – For the first time in his many years of service, Tom Albright is being challenged for District 5 on the Marysville School Board.… Continue reading

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Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

School’s not out for some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – When kids think of the Summer Slide they probably think of a city park or school playground. But for educators, they think of… Continue reading

Workers put together the new playground at Allen Creek Elementary School in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Trees removed to make way for estuary

MARYSVILLE — A dozer with a claw-like device known as a ripper is removing more than 100 trees to make way for a new estuary… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

Arlington steps out for annual Fourth of July parade

ARLINGTON – This year’s traditional Fourth of July Grand Parade had the kind of energy that would have made our nation’s founding fathers feel like… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019

Designation means more family wage jobs in Marysville

For years, Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring has been touting the city as a place to live, work and play. He’s been right about living and… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2019

Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

MARYSVILLE – Jim Ballew is going out with a bang. The city parks director for 30 years, who was a driving force behind Marysville’s impressive… Continue reading

Arlington man sentenced for sex abuse of minor

ARLINGTON – A 36-year-old Arlington man was recently sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to three years in prison and 15 years of supervised… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2019
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                                Construction continues on the new Quilceda Creek Casino just off Interstate 5.

New casino, hall, marina add to economic power of Tulalip

TULALIP – The Tulalip Tribes already are a huge economic force in the region, and three projects in the works are only going to add… Continue reading

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                                Construction continues on the new Quilceda Creek Casino just off Interstate 5.

Powerline Trail gets a charge from Marysville, L.S.

MARYSVILLE – A trail between Lake Stevens and Marysville is in the works that could eventually connect with three existing trails and become a regional… Continue reading

A four-car accident closed Highway 9 for some time Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Photo)

4-car accident shuts down Highway 9

MARYSVILLE — One man suffered critical injuries, and three other people were hurt in a four-car crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 9. Troopers shut down… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019
A four-car accident closed Highway 9 for some time Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Photo)