Opinion

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  • Apr 4, 2019

Get involved; we represent you

By Nate Nehring Our government is based on a representative form in which voters get to select the people they want to make decisions on… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

Time to spring clean your health and wellness

By Emily Countryman Spring is here. It’s time for a Spring Cleaning for your health and wellness. We are creatures of habit, and over time… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2019

A call for unity in the midst of differences

By Jenny Smith I remember sitting in a friend’s dorm room in college and a few of us got to talking about homosexuality. I quickly… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2019

Bipartisanship, Democracy, along with environment, key issues in Olympia visit

Being local newspapers for Marysville and Arlington, we don’t get a chance often to deal with state politics. But since I’m a board member now… Continue reading

Arlington’s Advisory Council digs deep into school equity

By Gary Sabol Arlington Public Schools’ Advisory Council for Education has been researching topics under consideration by school board for more than a dozen years,… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Have coffee with us to have input on schools

By Pete Lundberg What is the school district doing about snow days? How can the district help my student find courses of study that work… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Residents encouraged to be part of Arlington’s Comp Plan

By Barb Tolbert The Arlington Comprehensive Plan expresses community priorities that guide the city’s vision and what we want our city to become. The plan… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Please volunteer, but don’t spread yourself too thin

By Steve Powell Throughout my almost 62 years, I have enjoyed volunteer service, but like most people I couldn’t devote much time to it because… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Tick tock: Time to quit changing clocks

The time’s they are a changing - and people are tired of it. Therefore, it’s past time for the state legislature to approve a law… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

Spring real estate market will peak earlier than usual

By Todd Fahlman You don’t have to look at the calendar to figure out what time of the year it is. The temperatures are finally… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

What you really need when it comes to supplements

By Emily Countryman Are you trying to get healthier and not sure where to start when you walk down the supplement aisle? Do large supplement… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

Hidden in plain sight

By Jenny Smith During one of those long snow days we had recently, I asked my kids what they wanted to do. The 7-year-old announced,… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

Arlington schools ask legislature to lower bar to pass bonds

By Marc Rosson The Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors recently sent letters to legislators in the 39th Legislative District, which encompasses many cities in… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Marysville mom of child cancer survivor starts guild to raise funds

By Jessica Beckstrand On Oct. 29, 2015, Layla Beckstrand was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma at only 18 months old. Neuroblastoma affects the… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

SnoCo provides funds for parks, community projects

By Nate Nehring In each annual budget, the Snohomish County Council allocates money to be spent on local parks and community projects throughout the county.… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits •The Marysville and Arlington street crews did a great job clearing our roads to keep us safe. Unfortunately, it looks like they will have… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Traffic fixes on the way in Marysville

By Jon Nehring In city government, we often need to take the long view and plan far ahead to achieve desired results. That’s certainly the… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019