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In response to your recent editorial in support of school levies, I offer a few reasons why I have voted against them. •Government workers have… Continue reading
As a mom of five children who are either current, former or future students in the Marysville School District, I felt compelled to share my… Continue reading
Vote for bonds Arlington voters on Feb. 13 will be asked to authorize the district to issue $107.5 million in bonds to build a replacement… Continue reading
Elect Stickles This is my recommendation for the re-election of Jesica Stickles to the Arlington City Council. I have gotten to know Jesica over the… Continue reading
I read with great interest the article you published March 10 regarding the Marysville Strawberry Festival. On behalf of the board, the volunteers and the… Continue reading
With all of the hugely negative political news everyone has been hammered with lately, it almost seems that a lot of people may be pretty apathetic about voting in the upcoming Nov. 5 election. However, I once heard that changing things on the federal level is a pretty hard thing to do while doing the same along local lines can at least sometimes yield changes that benefit the community.
Not long ago, Americans were told that Detroit, one of America’s largest cities, filed for Bankruptcy. But, wait, since then, Washington D.C., Camden, N.J., Cincinnati, Ohio, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Calif. and Baltimore, Md., are all facing similar fates. Can it happen in Snohomish County? Most would say, “No way!” But, I would caution you that the 1,000,000 people who once lived in Detroit and fled probably said the same thing. So, what does this have to do with a County Council race in Snohomish County? It has everything to do with it.
When considering your vote for County Council District 1, consider this: Bill Blake is an absolutely genuine article. I’ve never met anyone so sincere in the simple and unpolluted wish to help his district.
As a mother of four school-aged children, my first priority is naturally the children of our community. I’m excited to have a candidate like Kamille Norton, who has a real investment in the safety and best interests of the children and families of Marysville and is running to ensure a safe and thriving community for all of us.
I hate politics. But when Bill Blake asked me to support his run for Snohomish County Council District 1, I made an exception because Bill is the opposite of what I dislike.
The meaning behind Lemonade and Cookies began in the spring of 2012.
I would like to thank all of the residents and visitors that attended the Marysville Easter Egg Hunt event held March 30 for their incredible benevolence and community spirit.
Boom. Kaboom. Bang. Shots ring out in our schools, shopping malls, streets, and we believe we are powerless to stop it. Responding to the chaos, police around the U.S. end up shooting mentally ill individuals because the police don’t know of any other way to interact with them — to calm the storm of symptoms. Enraged and scared, citizens yell for gun control, arming children, armed guards in schools, return to religion — anything to save a child, anything to stop the madness.
We understand that the city of Marysville has acquired the property that was once the tree farm belonging to the Dashiell family. This will be a welcome addition to our city parks.