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2-year budget cycle better for M'ville

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

Through its legislative authority, the City Council this year approved the transition from an annual to a biennial (two-year) budget process for Marysville as a way to provide better long-range and strategic planning.

 

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Congress needs to change AYP rules

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Students at Mountlake Terrace High School know how to innovate.

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Challenges to leadership in an era of change | OPINION

  • Apr 1, 2014 at 9:30AM

We were all invited to the Marysville Summit on Education held on March 29 at Marysville Getchell High. Change is the reason we should have attended. The school district has a new superintendent. The county has a new County Exec. Out with the old and in with the new. Newcomers’ decisions will certainly affect our lives, so we share an interest in how they manage the challenges of their jobs.

Arlington Times

A thousand shades of gray | OPINION

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 11:06AM

He said, “Have a great day,” but I heard, “Have a gray day.” Why this reversal of mood? Why did I turn a happy wish into a downer? The simple reason is that I’m feeling SADness, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. And from what I’ve gathered the SAD syndrome has gone viral hereabouts.

All I’d heard about Costa Rica was right | OPINION

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 10:05AM

Little Costa Rica has been judged to be the world’s happiest place, based on average levels of health, satisfaction with life and devotion to preservation and sustainable development. The most foreign thing about Costa Rica is that the bottom-line doesn’t dictate values as it does here. When major decisions are to be made, they’re decided on the basis of whether they’re good for people and the environment.

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