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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoArlington’s Susan Ingram checks her faceting work on a stone at the Marysville Rock & Gem Club’s “Rocktoberfest” Oct. 1.

‘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.

 

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoArlington opioids forum attendee Terri Amburgy receives hands-on training on how to administer Naloxone

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.

 

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Carr’s Hardware closes after 93 years

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

 

Courtesy PhotoMarysville firefighters and police officers salute the fallen during the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11

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.

Courtesy PhotoMarysville firefighters and police officers salute the fallen during the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe city of Marysville’s public works

‘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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe city of Marysville’s public works
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoEd Hauff volunteers at the Living Room Coffee House

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoEd Hauff volunteers at the Living Room Coffee House
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoKimberlee Klassen and Lindsay Richardson

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoKimberlee Klassen and Lindsay Richardson
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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."

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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoTerry Goedel performs a Native American hoop dance at the Hibulb Cultural Center Aug. 20.

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoTerry Goedel performs a Native American hoop dance at the Hibulb Cultural Center Aug. 20.
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoHeather Logan eases into her new role as the assistant city administrator for Arlington.

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoHeather Logan eases into her new role as the assistant city administrator for Arlington.
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville Mayor Jon Nehring answers questions about a proposed regional fire authority at his Aug. 8 coffee klatch in Jennings Park.

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville Mayor Jon Nehring answers questions about a proposed regional fire authority at his Aug. 8 coffee klatch in 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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMortenson Construction was already at work on the Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital in North Marysville before its official groundbreaking July 26.

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMortenson Construction was already at work on the Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital in North Marysville before its official groundbreaking July 26.
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoHoward Johnston

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoHoward Johnston
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoGubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant joins local volunteer Suzanne Campbell in calling voters.

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoGubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant joins local volunteer Suzanne Campbell in calling voters.
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville Goodwill Youth Aerospace Program graduate Mario Senter receives a special recognition certificate from Monique Edwards

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.

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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville Goodwill Youth Aerospace Program graduate Mario Senter receives a special recognition certificate from Monique Edwards
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe fireworks stands of “Boom City” on the Tulalip Reservation offer a broad selection

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."

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe fireworks stands of “Boom City” on the Tulalip Reservation offer a broad selection
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoGetchell Fire Chief Travis Hots presents a flag to Walt Bailey’s son

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.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoGetchell Fire Chief Travis Hots presents a flag to Walt Bailey’s son
Marysville cancer survivor shares her story at Relay For Life

Marysville cancer survivor shares her story at Relay For Life

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

Marysville cancer survivor shares her story at Relay For Life
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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.

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