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• Snohomish Conservation District has an appointed volunteer position open for a three-year term on its Board of Supervisors. To be eligible, a candidate must be a registered voter and must own or occupy land within the Conservation District boundary, which includes most of Snohomish County and Camano Island. Call 425-335-5634, ext. 102.
MARYSVILLE — After neighbors complained about possible noise and other problems, city officials set aside a proposal for an off-leash dog park on a small strip of land next to Sunnyside Elementary School.
MARYSVILLE — Chosen by the Soroptimist and Rotary clubs of Marysville as one of the May students of the Month for Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Tyler Belan talked a lot about the sports he played during his time in high school.
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Two Arlington kids, second-grader Jaiden Waud and fourth-grader Allie Ann Bigger won awards in the Horse Country Farm 2008 Essay Contest and their prize is a week of day camp at the horse ranch.
TULALIP — You might call it sort of a shake- down cruise.
n The decision by the state Boundary Review Board approving a proposal to make Smokey Point part of the city of Arlington has appeal possibilities, according to Mickie Jarvill, the attorney representing residents fighting the plan. Jarvill noted that the June 9 BRB hearing had several procedural and jurisdictional issues which could be grounds for appealing the annexation. Jarvill questions whether the same decision would have been reached had the “full” five-member board been in attendance. Board member John Walker of Sultan is ill and did not attend any of the Smokey Point annexation hearings. The decision was voted on by the remaining four members — Mary Hale, Kevin Laverty, Mike Papa and Cal Rutherford. Rutherford missed the May 12 hearing, but was present for the second public hearing and the deliberation and vote. He also listened to a tape of the meeting he missed. Jarvill wants clarified what the BRB meant by the term “as submitted” in the motion to approved the proposal, from 152nd north to 175th, or the area modified and approved by the BRB that added the residential areas north of 175th, or Arlington’s part of the negotiated agreement between Arlington, Marysville and Fire District No. 12. She also believes the BRB erred in assuming the county-approved Urban Growth Boundary can be used as physical boundaries.
At Pacific Lutheran University, more than 850 students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2007. The list recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as it requires a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term.
10:29 a.m.: Stolen vehicle was recovered on the 1200 block of State Avenue.
MARYSVILLE — A wood stove buyback program reached up to 80 households, but the city is still on the verge of violating federal clean air standards for particulate matter, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.
MARYSVILLE — It was largely about guillotines and torture devices, bad food with bugs in it, weapons that could cut a man in two and blood letting for medicinal purposes, not to mention rats and the Black Death.
SEATTLE — Arlington’s James Wilson literally stood out from the crowd in Safeco Field May 7, but his parents say he’s just like any other 14-year-old boy.
Grace Academy students recently performed “Arsenic and Old Lace,” which was directed by Phyllis Rice. Some of the students who performed included, left to right, Kaitlyn Schuler as Elaine; Nathaniel Lugg as Mortimer; Megan Timmerman as Aunt Martha; and Andi McAuliffe as Aunt Abby.
MARYSVILLE — On this day, which just happens to be a few days shy of his first birthday, Dax Gilbertson toddles across the carpeted floor of his family’s living room and, as infants sometimes do, abruptly falls down.
MARYSVILLE — No one seemed positive, but the best guess from those on hand was that this weekend’s Kiwanis Fishing Derby constituted the 19th annual event.
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MARYSVILLE — The specials change on a regular basis, but last week they included grilled pork chops, teriyaki salmon and Jerusalem artichoke and fennel gratin.
SMOKEY POINT — Many patrons of the Smokey Point Red Robin restaurant were surprised to see their waiters wearing a slightly different uniform, and police officers from Arlington, Marysville and Lake Stevens got a chance to walk in somebody else’s shoes, all on behalf of charity.