Marysville bicyclist rides on faith along Highway 99 from U.S.-Canada border to Mexico to aid street women, kids

MARYSVILLE – Bicyclist Andrew Leaf is riding on faith. The resident skills coordinator at the Interfaith Family Shelter started a sabbatical over the Labor Day… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Marysville Beer and Cider Fest to get Wilder

MARYSVILLE – Anyone who attends today’s Brew and Cider Fest at the Opera House can expect a Wilder time. That’s because the Margaret Wilder Band… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2018

Marysville will use savings to pay for teachers’ 14% raises

MARYSVILLE – Let’s hope it doesn’t rain. Finance director Mike Sullivan said Wednesday that to give Marysville School District teachers 14 percent raises fund balance… Continue reading

Local artists transform downtown utility boxes into powerful art

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s penchant for art is viewable along many streets, trails and in public places, but two local artists have found an unusual new… Continue reading

Arlington Public Schools, teachers union reach tentative contract agreement: 14% pay increase over two years

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools and the teachers union signed on to a tentative contract agreement and new salary schedule on Monday night that enabled… Continue reading

Arlington Briefs

(Sept. 4)

  • Sep 4, 2018

Marysville Briefs

(Sept. 4)

  • Sep 4, 2018

For whom the bell tolls? It tolls for thee Marysville, thanks to 14 percent raises for teachers

MARYSVILLE – For whom the school bell tolls? It tolls for thee Marysville. The teachers union voted Thursday in favor of the two-year tentative agreement… Continue reading

Times are changing; we ask for your support

I’ve seen a lot of changes in my 34 years in journalism - some good, some bad, some I thought were bad but ended up… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2018

Voices of the Village bandmates with disabilities feel the star power with music

ARLINGTON – Brandon Somers is a musical savant. The Marysville man’s gift of perfect pitch is so sharp that when he was a child, he… Continue reading

Lakewood gets a doctorate in going the extra mile to help kids graduate

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood School District has become a master at graduating its seniors - with more than 90 percent making the grade the past… Continue reading

The VR revolution comes to Snohomish County: VoyagerVR, county’s first arcade, brings virtual reality experience to Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT – Teen Leah Holley is engaged in battle, swinging lightsabers to slash cube-shaped red- and blue-colored musical beats synchronized to rap music as… Continue reading

Union strike means no closure of I-5 ramps at 116th tonight, Thursday

MARYSVILLE – Because of a union strike, asphalt plants are closed so there will be no closure of the I-5 ramps at 116th Street. Reece… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2018

Adult ‘Muppets’ show at Red Curtain

MARYSVILLE – ”Avenue Q,” the Tony Award-winning musical that’s been called “Sesame Street for adults” because many of the characters are puppets, runs Sept. 7-23… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2018

Briefs (Aug. 29)

New library director; MPD K9 dies, more

  • Aug 28, 2018


(Aug. 28)

  • Aug 27, 2018

Briefs (Aug. 26)

Woman shot by police pleads guilty EVERETT — A young woman shot by Arlington police in 2017 was spared jail time Aug. 23 after pleading… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

PUD breaks ground on cutting-edge Arlington Microgrid and Clean Energy Technology Center

ARLINGTON – For all that Congressman Rick Larsen’s father Dick knew about power as a 30-year worker with Snohomish County PUD, the terms “microgrid” or… Continue reading

Longboard racing cruises into Arlington for Centennial Sk8 Festival (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Longboarders and skateboarders from around the globe rolled into Arlington last weekend for the 6th Annual Centennial Sk8 Festival’s two days of races.… Continue reading

Community partner helps beautify Arlington elementary school

ARLINGTON- Arlington Assembly of God church and community members spent Aug. 12 helping clean up Pioneer Elementary School. About 100 volunteers joined in to pull… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018