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2 from MG Students of the Month

MARYSVILLE – Madeline Grandbois and Nicholas Faber of Marysville Getchell have been named the October Students of the Month by the Marysville Kiwanis and Soroptimist… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2019
The actors/musicians who provide the musical backdrop for “Dark of the Moon” Drew Winston, left, Dyann Arthur, James Prater, Bill Pfleging, and Joe Goins.

Witch boy falls in love with human girl in Red Curtain play

MARYSVILLE – “Dark of the Moon,” a gothic exploration of Smokey Mountain lore that ranges from the fantastic to the mundane, runs Oct. 18-Nov. 3… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019
The actors/musicians who provide the musical backdrop for “Dark of the Moon” Drew Winston, left, Dyann Arthur, James Prater, Bill Pfleging, and Joe Goins.

Mizell takes over as Marysville parks director

MARYSVILLE – Tara Mizell, a city parks employee since 1994, has been promoted to director of Parks, Culture and Recreation, replacing the retiring Jim Ballew.… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019

Marysville CT driver wins honor for going 2 million miles without an accident

MARYSVILLE – David Gibson of Marysville has been awarded by Community Transit for reaching two million miles of safe driving. For Gibson, nearly 28 years… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2019
Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Tragedy and Triumph: Life story inspires students; public event Thursday

MARYSVILLE - Former professional wrestler Marc Mero is telling his inspirational story of triumph and tragedy to local students this week. He is asking students… Continue reading

Surrounded by Marysville Middle School students, Marc Mero tells how he told his mom he was sorry after she died. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M-P’s Schaffler, Kalab students of the month for September

MARYSVILLE – Maggie Schaffler and Aaron Kalab of Marysville-Pilchuck are the Marysville Kiwanis-Soroptimist Club Students of the Month for September. Kalab, who has a 4.0… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2019

Marysville celebrates start of Hispanic Heritage Month (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – A colorful display of dancing highlighted a gathering at Legacy High School on the Tulalip Campus Wednesday night. The event kicked off Hispanic… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2019

Ex-pro wrestler back to give addiction message to schools, public

MARYSVILLE – Former professional wrestler Marc Mero brought his anti-bullying message to the area a few years ago, and local officials were so impressed they… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2019

Kids fly high having fun at Arlington Airport Days (slide show)

ARLINGTON – While folks in our area love to go to Leavenworth this time of year for the fall colors, Katie Stevens enjoys heading this… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2019

Marysville leaders praise retiring parks director at last council meeting

MARYSVILLE – The Godfather of Marysville parks, Jim Ballew, was lauded at his last City Council meeting Monday. As the city’s first and only parks… Continue reading

Foghat, Vassar, Lonestar coming to new Arlington venue

ARLINGTON – The new Rivers Run Event Center at Angel of the Winds Casino is opening with a whole lot of country and a whole… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2019

Recycled Christmas trees pay off for Marysville Food Bank

MARYSVILLE – It pays to recycle. Boy Scout Troop 419 picked up Christmas trees last winter, and recycled the material thanks to the city’s chipper.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019

Learn about comics, Digital Bookmobile at Marysville Library

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Library will host an expert on comics along with the Digital Bookmobile, both in mid-October. The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Marysville gets in touch with community through trucks

MARYSVILLE – Despite cloudy skies thousands of people attended the city’s annual Touch a Truck event Saturday. As always, the longest line formed to ride… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

Marysville honors memory of 9-11

MARYSVILLE – Members of the city police and fire departments and the public paid tribute to those involved in the Sept. 11 tragedy 18 years… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019

Volunteer fire districts get almost $600K

Driver killed; ribbon cutting; deaths

  • Sep 10, 2019

New Lakewood schools leader is all about transparency

LAKEWOOD – With its new high school, the Lakewood School District is better off than most locally. “Nothing in Lakewood needs to be fixed,” new… Continue reading

M-P security officer wins state award

MARYSVILLE – The “Welcome Back” assembly at Marysville-Pilchuck High School is always fun. But it was made extra special today when it was announced that… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019
Shelby (Laura McFarlane) explains her decision to have a baby to her mother M’Lynn (Marli Bartness) in Red Curtain’s production of “Steel Magnolias.” (Courtesy Photo)

‘Steel Magnolias’ will steal your heart away at Red Curtain in Marysville

ARLINGTON – Red Curtain opens its 10th season Sept. 6-22 with the popular dramatic comedy “Steel Magnolias.” In the fictional northwestern Louisiana parish of Chinquapin… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2019
Shelby (Laura McFarlane) explains her decision to have a baby to her mother M’Lynn (Marli Bartness) in Red Curtain’s production of “Steel Magnolias.” (Courtesy Photo)
Retiring Police Chief Rick Smith talks to a youth. One of his goals was to make the department more approachable. (File Photo)

Marysville police chief: Time for wife to be No. 1

MARYSVILLE – For 31 years, retiring Marysville Police Chief Rick Smith has given his all to his profession and community. His wife, Chris, has been… Continue reading

Retiring Police Chief Rick Smith talks to a youth. One of his goals was to make the department more approachable. (File Photo)