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‘Rocktoberfest’ in Marysville spotlights stones

MARYSVILLE — Susan Ingram peered at one of her gems under a hot, bright lamp in the middle of the Totem Middle School gymnasium, before putting the stone to her milling machine.


Arlington opioids forum offers personal accounts, hands-on overdose treatment training

ARLINGTON — An Arlington police officer and a Snohomish County councilman who hails from the town recounted their personal experiences with opioids at a community forum this week.


Carr’s Hardware closes after 93 years

MARYSVILLE — In 1923, former Michigan blacksmith Milford Carr opened Carr's Hardware on Third Street.


15 years later, Marysville still remembers

MARYSVILLE — Sept. 11 fell on a Sunday this year, but that didn't deter the city of Marysville from commemorating the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center.

‘Touch A Truck’ appeals to the kid in everyone

MARYSVILLE — The city's annual "Touch A Truck" event at Asbery Field Sept. 10 drew close to 3,000 attendees with nearly 50 vehicles and other features from 20 agencies across Snohomish County.

Living Room Coffee House changes address, keeps community flavor

MARYSVILLE — The Living Room Coffee House is settling into its new digs, right next to the Marysville Christian Church, but even as they continue to get their rooms squared away, their customers and volunteers have stuck with them.

County Career Fair finds job fields in flux

TULALIP — Those looking for jobs as first-responders found out that fire department jobs may be a little easier to come by then positions on police departments.

Marysville schools make students, servers into partners in serving better meals

MARYSVILLE — "What we've found is that angry people make angry food," said Chris Lutgen, director of food services for the Marysville School District. "That's why we want our food made by and for happy people."

Hibulb Cultural Center celebrates fifth anniversary

TULALIP — The Hibulb Cultural Center celebrated its fifth anniversary of sharing the heritage of the Tulalip Tribes Aug. 20 with the help of Tulalip carver and storyteller Kelly Moses, as well as father-and-son hoop dancers Terry and Michael Goedel.

Heather Logan hired as new Arlington assistant city administrator

ARLINGTON — When Heather Logan retired from Cascade Valley Hospital after 22 years, she wasn't expecting to get another job after 22 months.

Citizens talk crime, traffic, code enforcement at mayor’s coffee klatch

MARYSVILLE — Waterfront plans, fire levies, traffic safety, code enforcement and neighborhood watch efforts were all discussed during Mayor Jon Nehring's Aug. 8 Coffee Klatch at Jennings Park.

Paul Brown bids farewell to Marysville Globe, Arlington Times

MARYSVILLE — Paul Brown, who has been publisher of The Marysville Globe-The Arlington Times for 4 1/2 years, is being promoted to another position with the Kirkland Reporter.

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital breaks ground

SMOKEY POINT — This week's groundbreaking of the Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital was celebrated as a much-needed addition by representatives of Marysville and Arlington, the Tulalip Tribes, Snohomish County, and members of the state and federal legislature.

Dry County Distillery carries on family tradition in Marysville

MARYSVILLE — Howard Johnston is as towering, expansive and welcoming as Hagrid the half-giant from Harry Potter, but even he is dwarfed by the size of his shiny 300-plus-gallon still.

GOP candidate for governor visits Marysville to call for votes

MARYSVILLE — Like most local campaign offices, the Snohomish County Republican Party's headquarters is tucked away in an unassuming cluster of storefronts, but it was bustling with activity when gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant stopped by to join volunteers in calling voters July 20.

Goodwill aerospace students gain altitude with early start to getting a job

TULALIP — When the Seattle Goodwill started its Youth Aerospace Program five years ago, it was aiming to take advantage of the high density of aerospace manufacturing expertise in Snohomish County.

  • Jul 3, 2016

Follow the rules for ‘Boom City’ fireworks

TULALIP — If you plan to purchase fireworks for the Fourth of July, just remember that many of the fireworks at "Boom City" can only be lit within the boundaries of "Boom City."

Family, friends remember veteran, firefighter, outdoorsman Walt Bailey

MARYSVILLE — Walt Bailey was a man of deeds more than words, with roles that ranged from Pearl Harbor survivor to local firefighter to avid outdoorsman.

Marysville cancer survivor shares her story at Relay For Life

MARYSVILLE — June 25 marked Monique Wold's first Relay For Life.

Cancer survivor teen rides in Strawberry Festival Parade with pirate

MARYSVILLE — After being diagnosed with leukemia on Christmas Eve, Haylie Nordstrom received another diagnosis, this time confirming she was cancer-free, at Seattle Children's Hospital May 16.