Business

McKeon earns sport on top producers list

John McKeon, CEO of McKeon Financial, has earned a top-20 spot on the top producers list, based on the highest levels of production, with his broker-dealer, Independent Financial Group (IFG). IFG is based in San Diego, CA and has approximately 430 representatives. McKeon has achieved the top producers list two years running.

  • Mar 24, 2011

E-Waste collects an estimated 8,000 pounds of electronics in Marysville to recycle

MARYSVILLE — E-Waste's first electronics recycling collection drive in Marysville went so well that both the Lynnwood company and the Marysville company that hosted it expressed the desire to team up again. "We're been doing these 'e-cycles' throughout Snohomish County and Seattle for the past three years, but never before in Marysville," said Craig Randall, a consultant on environmental issues for the Lynnwood-based E-Waste, as he segregated different types of old, broken or used electronics into different stacks outside of Marysville's Pacific Power Batteries on March 12. "We hope to do it again soon." "It gives us a chance to help offer a good service from a good company," agreed Chris Canavan, a battery salesman for Pacific Power Batteries at 720 Cedar Ave.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber seeks nominations for Board of Directors

MARYSVILLE — The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce will soon begin its 2011 Board nomination process. Business owners and leaders interested in serving on the Chamber's Board of Directors should apply to the Chamber no later than March 14.

Play It Again Sports opens in Marysville

What’s left Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring most impressed about Play It Again Sports’ newly opened branch in Marysville is its hockey equipment.

Covey’s Auto Parts trades with Isuzu, Suzuki owners for Marysville’s needy

MARYSVILLE — Covey's Auto Parts in Marysville is giving Isuzu and Suzuki owners a chance to refurbish their automobiles while supporting those in need in the community at the same time.

Marysville Goodwill classes begin Jan. 4

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center, located at 9315 State Ave., will register people from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 13-15 for free classes in the eight-week session that runs from Jan. 4 through Feb. 24 of next year.

First snow drives increase in tire sales

With the first snowfall of the winter comes many motorists’ first concerns about making their vehicles better prepared to drive in ice and snow, and area tire centers have seen their business boom as a result.

Fire brings Marysville businesses together

A Nov. 22 fire at the 9500 block of State Avenue in Marysville appears to be bringing two of that building’s businesses closer together.

Marysville cosmetology school helps student enter a recession-proof career

Tina Evans is eager to tell community members about a field of employment that she’s seen survive the recession. Evans is the department head of the Everett Community College School of Cosmetology, located in Marysville, and she’s inviting prospective clients and students alike to their third annual open house, Dec. 2 from 3-6 p.m. in Suite G at 9315 State Ave.

Attic Secrets in Marysville named top tea house

Last year, Marysville’s Attic Secrets won second place for the top five tea houses in KING 5’s “Best of Western Washington” contest, which drew nearly 192,000 votes. This year, nearly 403,000 votes were cast in KING 5’s “Best of Western Washington” contest, and of the 20 tea houses nominated, Attic Secrets came in first place.

Jet City Pizza opens in Marysville

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring, joined by City Councilmembers Donna Wright and Michael Stevens, cut the ribbon celebrating the Oct. 22 grand opening of Jet City Pizza.

  • Oct 28, 2010

Focus on Farming, Nov. 4, offers glimpse of ag’s future

Snohomish County’s Focus on Farming Conference returns Thursday, Nov. 4, for the seventh year, offering farmers a glimpse of agriculture’s future across Washington state as well as the Northwest.

  • Oct 15, 2010

Marysville child care provider receives national accreditation

Eugenia Hebert, owner of Blessed Child Daycare in Marysville has recently been awarded a National Accreditation from the National Association of Family Child Care. Hebert was excited about the challenge of meeting the qualifications for an accreditation saying it is an honor to be acknowledged for her hard

  • Oct 8, 2010

Skagit Regional Clinics expand cardiology services in Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT — Skagit Regional Clinic is expanding its cardiology services into the Smokey Point area and has hired a new cardiologist.Dr. Yelena Rosenberg, who… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2010

UPDATE | Whidbey Island Bank purchases North County Bank

ARLINGTON — North County Bank customers may have noticed a new name on their financial institution. The bank, which has locations in Smokey Point, Marysville, Lake Stevens and Everett, reopened as branches of Whidbey Island Bank on Monday, Sept. 27, after the Washington Department of Financial Institutions closed North County on Friday, Sept. 24. The federal agency, citing that North County had inadequate capital and severe loan losses, also announced that Whidbey Island Bank, headquartered in Oak Harbor, would assume the majority of the bank’s deposits and assets.

HomeStreet Bank’s small business expo goes on in spite of rain

MARYSVILLE — Bad weather might have driven the event indoors halfway through its four-hour running time, but HomeStreet Bank's Marysville branch kept its first small business fair going Sept. 10.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber welcomes new director of administration

TULALIP — The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new director of administration, Kim Hillhouse, and bid farewell to Kimberlie Ritchey, its outgoing director of administration, on Aug. 27.

Marysville shop owner struggles to stay open, pay it forward

MARYSVILLE — Like many area business owners, Mark Badgley feels like he's at the end of his rope. Badgley has already overcome significant obstacles in his life, but the owner of Snoopits on State Avenue feels especially tested now. Badgley started Snoopits, a thrift store that started a campaign to supply diapers to the Marysville and Arlington food banks, because he wanted to give back to the community.

Marysville’s HomeStreet Bank hosts small business expo

MARYSVILLE — HomeStreet Bank's Marysville branch is hosting its first open-air small business fair Sept. 10, focusing on encouraging consumers to shop at locally-owned businesses.

Vallin takes the helm at The Globe and The Times

Janice Vallin began her first day as the publisher of The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times Aug. 9, and her first priority is to get to know her new hometown.