Steve Powell

E-W’s pitcher walks away as Arlington’s boys baseball team celebrates their big inning.

Arlington gets on a roll, 3rd at districts, at state Saturday

EVERETT - Baseball is so fun when your team gets on a roll. With two out in the top of the fourth inning Arlington batted… Continue reading

 

Credit trimesters with MSD success

MARYSVILLE – The statistics are alarming. More Native Americans in the Marysville School District are dropping out of school, 47.5 percent, than graduating 35.6 percent.… Continue reading

 

1st St. Bypass work to start Monday

MARYSVILLE – With the last house finally removed, work will begin Monday on one of the largest construction projects undertaken by the city. The City… Continue reading

 

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Students MAP their way to success with YMCA program

MARYSVILLE – When Trevaun Reeves came to Marysville in the eighth grade, she heard the racial slurs. “Like why do I speak the way I… Continue reading

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)

Salvation Army retreats some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – The Salvation Army in Marysville is retreating some. It will no longer have officers in Marysville who will lead worship services due to… Continue reading

Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)
Dave Porter and Dean Smith talk at the site of where Sunnyside Village will be built.

Marysville village addresses loneliness

MARYSVILLE – In this fast-paced, social-media-filled world, people are yearning for personal connections. Research shows that loneliness has reached epidemic proportions. A UCLA study goes… Continue reading

Dave Porter and Dean Smith talk at the site of where Sunnyside Village will be built.

Arlington baseball bounces back, advances to state

After losing its first game of the year, Arlington’s baseball team rebounded Wednesday beating Meadowdale 4-3 to advance to the state tournament for the fourth-straight… Continue reading

Marysville leaders updated on historic I-5 interchange

MARYSVILLE – Design work on the Highway 529 intersection on Interstate 5 won’t be finished for another year, but city engineer Jeff Laycock gave an… Continue reading

Aerial (Audrey Stich), left, leads a group of singers in a song in the play ‘Footloose,’ which is being performed at Lakewood High School.

‘Footloose’ and fancy free (slide show)

LAKEWOOD —“Now I gotta cut loose, footloose.” That phrase in the classic song “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins is key to the musical of the same… Continue reading

Aerial (Audrey Stich), left, leads a group of singers in a song in the play ‘Footloose,’ which is being performed at Lakewood High School.
Jackie Shea and Natalie Hawkins climb up a rope ladder at Boy Scout camp. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville girls Boy Scout trailblazers

MARYSVILLE – Blazing trails is part of being a Boy Scout. But these Boys Scouts are girls. And they are blazing a trail that goes… Continue reading

Jackie Shea and Natalie Hawkins climb up a rope ladder at Boy Scout camp. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville voters approve Regional Fire Authority

MARYSVILLE – The Regional Fire Authority passed voter approval by 105 votes, according to the tally Thursday night. With almost all of the ballots counted… Continue reading

Federal, state, local leaders honor Army Reserve on its birthday

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring is glad to have the Army Reserve in town. “We’re proud as a community to support the work you do,”… Continue reading

Marysville getting set to plan for its next 30 years

MARYSVILLE – Country singer Tim McGraw had a popular song in 2000 about how, because of lessons he’d learned, he would do things differently in… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.

M-P’s ‘Beast’ of a show has some ‘Beauty’ to it also

MARYSVILLE – Students are taking on starring parts and leadership roles in Marysville-Pilchuck’s presentation of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”  Victoria Steward, a senior at… Continue reading

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ cast that plays the enchanted objects.

Council: Trips to D.C. pay dividends

MARYSVILLE – It’s all about the numbers. And, “getting to know you, getting to know all about you.” It’s not the King and I, it’s… Continue reading

Arlington wins, Lakewood loses in baseball; M-P, MG both win in softball (slide show)

LAKEWOOD Baseball Riley Krueger tore the cover off the ball in the first inning with a line drive. If it had been in a gap,… Continue reading

Marysville’s new Civic Campus springs forward

MARYSVILLE – Out with the old, in with the new. That’s an annual theme when spring comes around. But it’s certainly true this year regarding… Continue reading

The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

Marysville sings praises of Opera House

MARYSVILLE – When the city bought the Opera House in 2016, it was called a “hidden jewel” and the city’s “best-kept secret.” “It’s not the… Continue reading

The Marysville Opera House was packed with about 300 people at the Marysville Brew and Cider Fest last Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

MG, M-P girls win; M-P soccer streak ends; Arlington 6th in golf (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Coach Mike Moran was wondering how his Marysville Getchell girls softball team would respond after the spring break layoff. He didn’t have to… Continue reading

1st St. Bypass can get going as final house vacated

MARYSVILLE – The final holdout has moved so the $12 million First Street Bypass project can continue. At Monday’s City Council work session, Chief Administrative… Continue reading