Opinion

New Lakewood superintendent says, Let’s have a conversation

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Lakewood students, staff, parents and community members are invited to attend the Lakewood Community Café in the high school Commons from… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2019

Inslee missed chance on Boeing tax breaks

Jay Inslee had a chance recently to face his muggers. He didn’t show up. It would have been interesting to see if he’s ready to… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits To Marysville Police Chief Rick Smith for his many years of great service to our community. To the Marysville School District for its emphasis… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019

Marysville hits the road with improvements

One of Marysville’s big priorities is maintaining more than 420 lane-miles of arterial and residential city streets. This summer contractor crews have been working on… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019

Tips on staying healthy as school starts up again

It’s after Labor Day, and we all know what that means: Summer is winding down, and kids are heading back to school. The one thing… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019

Tribes continue to work hard on salmon recovery

Treaty tribes are encouraged by fish passage improvement projects in the Puget Sound region and other projects that will open access to miles of salmon… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2019

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

SnoCo working to reduce waste

Reducing waste is a top focus of the Snohomish County Council. There are multiple ways we have been working to reduce waste in our county.… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2019

Talk of recession is just talk

I talk real estate every day and recently I’ve been hearing people speak of a recession. The way I understand a recession is a business… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019

How to make public hearings more interactive

At Monday’s Marysville School Board meeting, I asked during a public hearing on the budget why discussion of it didn’t take place at a public… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2019

Marysville School District excited for start of year

By Pete Lundberg There’s nothing quite like the excitement that comes with the anticipation of a new school year. Families are busy making sure that… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2019

‘Designated Survivor’ my dream president

I haven’t watched much TV for years. Despite all the channels, there just doesn’t seem to be many good shows. But the last year or… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2019

Working harder may not be the answer

You want me to answer my emails.” A smattering of laughter and applause echoed through the hotel conference room. My boss, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky, took… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Shame on EPA for changing law that keeps our waters clean

By Lorraine Loomis Treaty Indian tribes in Western Washington are outraged that the Environmental Protection Agency is advancing the agenda of a small group of… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits To Jim Ballew for his many years of service as parks director for Marysville. We can thank him for all the great parks and… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Meet local first-responders at National Night Out

A favorite summer event for many Marysville residents is National Night Out. This fun, free nationwide event now in its 36th year takes place on… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

No time to blink in a shifting market

I recently learned that you blink 25 times every minute. Each blink takes about one-fifth of a second. So, on a 10-hour drive averaging 40… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

SnoCo working to ensure stable housing costs

As our region’s population grows, policy makers are focused on planning for growth that is anticipated and the challenges that come along with it. Snohomish… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019