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Marysville-Pilchuck AVID teacher Taya Schweizer gets a hug at a ceremony Monday celebrating the success of the program. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville AVID students get thousands of dollars in scholarship money

MARYSVILLE – Just looking at the numbers, you can’t help but be an avid fan of AVID. Thirteen Advancement Via Individual Determination students at Marysville… Continue reading

Marysville-Pilchuck AVID teacher Taya Schweizer gets a hug at a ceremony Monday celebrating the success of the program. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lakewood announces top academic students

Lakewood announces top academic students

LAKEWOOD – The Cougars have announced their top academic students at year’s end. Kimmy Epperson has earned a 3.98 grade point average while attending Lakewood… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
Lakewood announces top academic students
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Memorial Day events set in Marysville, Arlington

Memorial Day just won’t be the same without Marysville city historian Ken Cage. For years Cage played a major role in the observance at the… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
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MG custodian honored for helping Life Skills graduate

MG custodian honored for helping Life Skills graduate

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville School District’s Life Skills teacher, Jim Strickland, and the district itself presented awards to Marysville Getchell High School custodian Zach Prine… Continue reading

MG custodian honored for helping Life Skills graduate
Volunteers build ramps for those in need

Volunteers build ramps for those in need

The Master Builders Association of Snohomish and King counties built 40 ramps for people in need last Saturday, including one in Arlington and four in… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019
Volunteers build ramps for those in need
2 standout M-P athletes Students of the Month

2 standout M-P athletes Students of the Month

Softball and wrestling standouts at Marysville-Pilchuck High School are May’s Students of the Month, as picked by the Marysville Soroptimist and Kiwanis Clubs. Sydney Zachry… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
2 standout M-P athletes Students of the Month
Volunteers work on the trail from Strawberry Fields to the dog park as part of a community service project involving a new group called the Marysville-Tulalip Family of Volunteers.

Marysville leaders want volunteers all in the family

MARYSVILLE – For this organization, it’s all in the family. This city is full of community service groups that encourage adults to volunteer. Its school… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019
Volunteers work on the trail from Strawberry Fields to the dog park as part of a community service project involving a new group called the Marysville-Tulalip Family of Volunteers.
Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville on WE Day stage at Tacoma Dome

The new Girls of Promise and S Club in Marysville were front and center at a recent WE Day event at a packed Tacoma Dome.… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019
Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)
Nehring, NJROTC honor M-P principal Rose

Nehring, NJROTC honor M-P principal Rose

MARYSVILLE – Mayor Jon Nehring proclaimed May 9 Dave Rose Day within the city at a recent ceremony at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Rose, the M-P… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2019
Nehring, NJROTC honor M-P principal Rose

Marysville homemade, homegrown event just in time for Mother’s Day

MARYSVILLE – Need a Mother’s Day gift? The first Mother Lovin’ Market Handmade/Homegrown event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Youth opportunities; drag show and improv all at Marysville’s Red Curtain

MARYSVILLE – Red Curtain opens its stage to two groups of young actors. Auditions for Springboard, for ages 9-15, are set for May 7-8. All… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019
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.
Marysville kids fishing event reels in hundreds

Marysville kids fishing event reels in hundreds

MARYSVILLE – Hundreds of kids and their families attended the 25th annual Marysville Fishing Derby Saturday at the Kiwanis Pond at Jennings Park. Members of… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019
Marysville kids fishing event reels in hundreds
Marysville noon Rotary names Community Service student of the month

Marysville noon Rotary names Community Service student of the month

MARYSVILLE – Cristina Velasco has been named Community Service Student of the Month by the Marysville noon Rotary. She has volunteered about 250 hours the… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019
Marysville noon Rotary names Community Service student of the month
Leaders hold up Marysville community on National Day of Prayer

Leaders hold up Marysville community on National Day of Prayer

MARYSVILLE – Local leaders prayed for the community at the National Day of Prayer Thursday at Comeford Park with the theme “Love One Another.” Mayor… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2019
Leaders hold up Marysville community on National Day of Prayer
Earth Day means volunteers plant trees in Marysville

Earth Day means volunteers plant trees in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Planting trees has been synonymous with Earth Day since it began in 1970. So it was not surprising to see a few dozen… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019
Earth Day means volunteers plant trees in Marysville
Jeraud Irvin of Snohomish puts up a smoke alarm in a home in the Glenwood neighborhood of Marysville Saturday as part of the free Sound the Alarm program with the American Red Cross. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Red Cross sounds the alarm, giving out free ones to help save lives

MARYSVILLE – About 100 volunteers with the American Red Cross installed hundreds of smoke alarms in residential communities around town Saturday. Neighborhoods that received the… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019
Jeraud Irvin of Snohomish puts up a smoke alarm in a home in the Glenwood neighborhood of Marysville Saturday as part of the free Sound the Alarm program with the American Red Cross. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Take the right steps to better health

Take the right steps to better health

By Emily Countryman Did you know that it is recommended to take 10,000 steps per day? Have you started tracking your steps with an activity… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2019
Take the right steps to better health
Lakewood School District employees recently attend “Stop the Bleed” training at Cougar Creek Elementary School.

Lakewood school leaders learn to ‘Stop the Bleed’

LAKEWOOD – More than 100 Lakewood School District staff have received life-saving “Stop the Bleed” training this year. The course, taught by district nurse Kelsey… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019
Lakewood School District employees recently attend “Stop the Bleed” training at Cougar Creek Elementary School.
Lakewood wins jazz festival in Oregon

Lakewood wins jazz festival in Oregon

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood High School Jazz Band won the largest division at the 44th Annual Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival International last weekend in Springfield,… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019
Lakewood wins jazz festival in Oregon