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Red Curtain readies to reopen arts center at new location Sept. 1

MARYSVILLE — The Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts might not be as visible as it was in the old Dunn Lumber building, but it's building a more stable future for itself.

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Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty celebrate “Honored Traditions

Strawberry Festival Kiddies & Grand Parade, plus fireworks, cap off 85th anniversary in style

MARYSVILLE — The rain came down like a solid wall, washing across State Avenue just as the Kiddies Parade took off from Totem Middle School toward Comeford Park.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty celebrate “Honored Traditions
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoBryce Juneau’s parents

M-P grads triumph in face of tragedy

EVERETT — As the graduating class of 2016 looked back on their time at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, they reflected on the pain and perseverance that defined their experience.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoBryce Juneau’s parents
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Court for 2016 modeled apparel from the 20th Century at the June 14 Fashion Show in the Marysville Opera House.

Strawberry Festival fashions reflect historic styles

MARYSVILLE — The Strawberry Festival reflected on its 85 years through its Fashion Show June 14 at the Opera House.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoThe Marysville Strawberry Festival Royalty Court for 2016 modeled apparel from the 20th Century at the June 14 Fashion Show in the Marysville Opera House.
Tessi Mumbuluma breaks a board at the martial arts booth.

Healthy Communities Challenge Day keeps kids, families active as they head into summer

ARYSVILLE — The eighth year of Marysville's Healthy Communities Challenge Day at Allen Creek Elementary June 4 saw hundreds of attendees of all ages working up a sweat, and not just from the sweltering sun.

Tessi Mumbuluma breaks a board at the martial arts booth.
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoTom King spares at least one day a week to drive cancer patients to and from much-needed medical appointments in north Snohomish County through the American Cancer Society’s ‘Road To Recovery’ program.

‘Road To Recovery’ serves patients’ needs, offers avenues to heal

MARYSVILLE — Tom King's "Road To Recovery" began last summer, following his wife's death.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoTom King spares at least one day a week to drive cancer patients to and from much-needed medical appointments in north Snohomish County through the American Cancer Society’s ‘Road To Recovery’ program.

Larsen grilled by SOAR students on drugs, Democratic politics

MARYSVILLE — The students of Marysville Mountain View High School's SOAR program weren't tossing softballs when they asked U.S. Rick Larsen about drug policies or Democratic Party politics during a classroom visit June 2.

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Marysville Getchell presents Senior Awards to Class of 2016

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Getchell High School Senior Awards for the Class of 2016 June 1 saw several students returning to the stage multiple times to collect awards.

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Kyle Braley

Red Day spruces up Comeford Park for spray park reopening

MARYSVILLE — It wasn't their first time working in the weeds in Comeford Park, but the 35 employees of the Marysville branch of Keller Williams Realty had a new reason to focus on this particular city park for the company's Red Day of community service May 12.

Kyle Braley
Bill Cayson helps his son

Families relax and make memories at Jennings Park fishing derby

MARYSVILLE — For the families who took part in the annual free fishing derby at Jennings Park May 7, the pleasant setting and shared experience were more important than whether they ate fish dinners that day.

Bill Cayson helps his son
Latino tenor Jose Iniguez sang Italian opera arias and Mexican mariachi boleros at Totem Middle School May 6.

Cinco de Mayo’s 10th anniversary draws opera, bolero singer

MARYSVILLE — The 10th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Totem Middle School May 6 saw the local debut of opera and bolero singer Jose Iniguez.

Latino tenor Jose Iniguez sang Italian opera arias and Mexican mariachi boleros at Totem Middle School May 6.
Dozens of the hundreds of Comcast volunteers combined to quickly paint the outside of the Marysville Boys and Girls Club.

Comcast doesn’t phone it in, volunteers work hard to fix up M’ville B&G club

MARYSVILLE — Although a lot of locals have invested a lot of love in the Marysville Boys & Girls Club, unit director Christina Trader and her staff have dealt with water-stained walls, ceiling leaks and a lengthy list of minor fixes.

Dozens of the hundreds of Comcast volunteers combined to quickly paint the outside of the Marysville Boys and Girls Club.
Rachel Mayer

Marysville, Tulalip celebrate Earth Day with deeds

TULALIP — The Marysville and Tulalip communities got into the spirit of Earth Day over the weekend.

Rachel Mayer
Jacob Simmons looks over a brochure with his dad Roger.

Deaf man among those helped at job fair

TULALIP — Jacob Simmons, 30, boasts a significant amount of experience in the warehouse and manufacturing sectors, but job-hunting is complicated because he's deaf.

Jacob Simmons looks over a brochure with his dad Roger.
Customer Teresa Roberts

Vendors offer gardening tips at show

MARYSVILLE — While the spring garden and craft show at Totem Middle School focused more on crafts than gardening, there were still vendors with advice aplenty for those with budding green thumbs.

Customer Teresa Roberts
Monique Edwards.

Goodwill program supports aerospace careers

MARYSVILLE — Monique Edwards wants high school students who might have ruled out higher education to know that it can still be part of their future.

Monique Edwards.
Gary Chandler of the AWB speaks for chamber members about state issues.

AWB hopes to minimize increase of minimum wage

TULALIP — Gary Chandler's advice for business owners regarding a potential minimum wage increase is this: Better a little than a lot.

Gary Chandler of the AWB speaks for chamber members about state issues.
Marysville's Izaiah Williams

Marysville, Arlington take part in Students of Color Conference

EVERETT — Marysville and Arlington kids joined thousands of fellow middle and high schoolers from across the county at Everett Community College's 14th annual Students of Color Career Conference March 24.

Marysville's Izaiah Williams
David Moses Sr. takes aim at the soda can at the bullseye of his axe-throwing target during the lumberjack competition at Ebey Waterfront Park March 19.

Marysville honors its history with period-appropriate activities (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Lumberjacks, blacksmiths, wool-spinners, folk musicians and competitive pie-eaters of all ages were among the crowds that thronged Ebey Waterfront Park March 19, as Marysville celebrated its 125th birthday.

David Moses Sr. takes aim at the soda can at the bullseye of his axe-throwing target during the lumberjack competition at Ebey Waterfront Park March 19.
An aerial photo of Marysville in 1927.

Marysville looks back on 125 years

MARYSVILLE — As Marysville celebrates its 125th birthday, Ken Cage looked back on its evolution, from community to village to town to city.

An aerial photo of Marysville in 1927.