Opinion

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

Letters to the editor (July 22)

Vote for Sutherland I have become weary of listening to politicians promise…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Wright’s still right for job

Three very different candidates are running for Position 2 with the Marysville…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

Letters to the editor

Vote for Ihler I grew up living in Arlington with Chris and…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

New materials should help Arlington students

After more than a year of review, the Arlington Public Schools have…

  • Jul 8th, 2017

Making changes really can be a challenge

There’s an old saying that says, “If you always do what you’ve…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

M’ville Farmers Market inspiring for people of faith

The Marysville Farmers Market is back, open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to…

  • Jul 8th, 2017

Community needs to put the merry back in Marysville’s 4th of July

For the first time in a long time, I’m not looking forward…

Please abide by the fireworks ban; it’s there for your own safety

By Tom Maloney Another 4th of July is upon us, and the…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Letters to the editor

Support teachers In February 1973 Monty and I, with many other committed…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Political cartoons (June 17)

Rik Dalvit

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Teachers may have to strike over budget

Members of the Marysville Education Association have authorized a meeting in August…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017

One of the honors of being a school board member comes during…

  • Jun 10th, 2017

All fireworks illegal in M’ville

Over the past several years, I have learned that city leaders hear…

  • Jun 10th, 2017

Just say no to negative campaigning

The first “hit piece” of the political season is out. Let’s hope…

  • Jun 10th, 2017

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Income tax to fully fund schools?

Our state is in a financial crisis regarding funding for schools. Year…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

Letter to the editor – keep helping homeless

The distressing letter from Steve and Lynn Reid elicits this response. My…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017

3 skills we all need to develop

There are a lot of skills we learn throughout our lives. Some…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017