Opinion

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit

  • Nov 16th, 2017

 

How to make your holidays more enjoyable

It may not sound like it at first, but this is a…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

 

Eating healthy is important to learning

Nutrition is an important part of everyone’s continued health and longevity. This…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

 

Lots of ways to help this time of year

As a Marysville resident for nearly 25 years and your mayor since…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

We emphasize gifts first then the impairment

This October, many Americans across the United States celebrated the contributions and…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Praise and raze (Nov. 4)

Praise to all of the candidates running in the Nov. 7 general…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Take endorsements with a grain of salt

Voters need to be careful when looking at endorsements They can be…

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Family unity: Key for successful military marriages

By Lisa N. Phillips November is Military Family Appreciation Month. With thousands…

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit

  • Oct 27th, 2017

2 great candidates for county council

As you look at the Nov. 7 general election ballot you should…

  • Oct 21st, 2017

We just can’t choose in this race

We take our responsibility of writing political endorsements seriously. When we feel…

  • Oct 14th, 2017

King, Stickles are my choices

For the first time in my 35-year career in journalism, I don’t…

  • Oct 14th, 2017

Challenger would bring much-needed grassroots knowledge to M’ville School Board

The Marysville School District has been criticized for being too-much top-down. What…

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Getting involved the only way to improve education

As September rapidly flew by and the weather reminds us that school…

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Revenues slightly outpacing expenditures in Marysville

Approaching the midway point of Marysville’s 2017-2018 biennial budget, I am pleased…

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Going to Freeman a reminder of M-P tragedy

On Sept. 4, around 10 a.m., I hung up the phone in…

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Ghirardo has earned another term

Two wonderful candidates with a passion for education are running for Arlington…

  • Sep 30th, 2017

Re-elect Stevens in M’ville

Michael Stevens is one of the more-effective members of the Marysville City…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Praise and raze (Sept. 23)

Praise to Marysville police for making an arrest in the killing of…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Arlington mayor says goodbye to fire chief

By Barb Tolbert Saying goodbye to valued employees is hard, even when…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Holding people accountable will set you free

When you are an adult, you know right from wrong. If you…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Targeted program helps re-engage students with school

Why is it that for some students the traditional high school experience…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Praise and raze (Aug. 26)

Praise that moms are working out with their kids nearby to increase…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Life house a lighthouse for homeless women

In Marysville there is a life house that ministers to women who…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Please give workers with disabilities a chance

I have a crippling disability. I cannot read. I cannot drive a…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

In Our View: Maryfest sadly needs to move on

We appreciate Darren Doty. No one has done more for the Marysville…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Responses give ACS Relay some things to think about

Thanks to all of you who responded to my recent column asking…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Marysville: Showing up to school a big part of success

There is a popular quote that says, “80 percent of life is…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Many street improvements paid for with tax OK’d in ‘14

Since Marysville voters approved the formation of a Transportation Benefit District in…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Vote for Jesica Stickles

Elect Stickles This is my recommendation for the re-election of Jesica Stickles…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

I’m excited about both days of Stilly River Fest

I’ve been looking forward to these concerts all summer. The Stillaguamish Festival…

Distracted driving law goes too far

OLYMPIA — The state’s new law targeting distracted drivers sure is irritating…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Summertime and the learning is easy

“Summertime and the living is easy…” the classic Porgy and Bess song…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Why so little support for Relay for Life?

MARYSVILLE – Most of the time we provide you with information. But…

Political cartoons (July 29)

Rik Dalvit

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Praise and raze (July 22)

Praise to those involved in Relay for Life. We’re not sure why…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Only 34 of 300 education bills signed into law

School board members are part of the Washington State School Directors Association.…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017