Opinion

Political cartoon

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  • May 27, 2017

Is Marysville showing too much compassion?

Lynn and I penned the following letter over a month ago and have been wondering if it is a true perception of our experience or… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2017

Donate to organizations, not homeless

Marysville is a truly caring community. That’s a wonderful thing, of course. But when people on the street or outside the store ask you for… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2017

Political cartoons

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  • May 6, 2017

Praise and raze (May 6)

Praise to all those who work at the Marysville Municipal Court. They really do have order in the court. Praise to those who participate in… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017

Reducing barriers gives all students a chance to succeed

As Americans, it is easy to forget how lucky we are to live in a society where education is a right, and our freedom to… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2017

Continue discussions on drug addiction

David Day doesn’t know what to do about his drug-addict son. Most of us wouldn’t. Where does someone learn about how to handle that? The… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2017

We need more talks on drug addiction

David Day doesn’t know what to do about his drug-addict son. Most of us wouldn’t. Where does someone learn about how to handle that? The… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2017

Donate tissue not just organs

April is National Donate Life Month, a time to educate Washingtonians about the process and incredible impact of donation, celebrate those who have saved lives… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2017

Best to avoid confrontations with police, don’t you think?

MARYSVILLE – I have always respected law enforcement but even more so now that I have attended a Marysville Police Citizens Academy. Over eight weeks… Continue reading

Here are some reasons why apologies don’t work

As a therapist, I witness a lot of apologies. As a husband and father, I make a lot of them. Sometimes, they land really well,… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2017

Letter to the editor

Previous Maryfest leaders don’t want to hurt festival

  • Apr 8, 2017

Praise and raze (April 8)

Praise to Gov. Jay Inslee for coming to Marysville and talking about the need for more mental health help in schools. It is a problem… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2017

SWAT team evolves in Marysville

Last in a series MARYSVILLE – Cmdr. Mark Thomas has seen the Marysville SWAT team evolve in its 18-year lifespan. It started as an “entry… Continue reading

Downtown Marysville hopping with 3rd St., estuary, Opera House improvements

Have you visited our historic downtown area recently? The city’s road and utility work on 3rd Street is nearly complete, and I’m thrilled to say… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2017

Political cartoon

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  • Apr 1, 2017

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2017

Let’s get along

Maryfest right now reminds us of Congress. Both sides say they want what’s best for the community, but they are unwilling to work together. We… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2017

K-9 dogs must obey commands of their trainers

MARYSVILLE – Their bites are worse than their barks. That’s why it’s up to their handlers to make sure their police dogs respond on command.… Continue reading