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Lions Clubs ‘Give Big for Health’ White Cane Days on Giving Tuesday

Undeterred by COVID, clubs fundraise online for vision, hearing and health screening programs

  • Nov 25, 2020

 

Inslee: Stay home for 2 weeks

By Jerry Cornfield and Zachariah Bryan The Herald OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee ordered Washington residents Monday to stay at home for the next two… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020

 

Legislative wrapup: State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service At the end of the state legislative session this month, lawmakers had passed nearly 400 bills — averaging at… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020

 

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Letter about coronavirus from Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring

This is an edited version of a letter Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring released Tuesday: As you are likely aware, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a “Stay… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2020
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Fences have been put up around Marysville playgrounds to keep kids off. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Marysville leaders concerned as (almost) everything’s closing

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Within hours of Gov. Jay Inslee’s order Monday to stay home due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Marysville City… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2020
Fences have been put up around Marysville playgrounds to keep kids off. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
People gather to pick up special allergy meals before leaving Lakewood High School on Wednesday in Marysville. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Districts taking meals to students since schools are closed

By Stephanie Davey The Herald LAKEWOOD — Children wearing pajamas stood outside their homes, waiting for the bus to pull up with their breakfasts. They… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2020
People gather to pick up special allergy meals before leaving Lakewood High School on Wednesday in Marysville. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jennifer Thompson, left, and her father Ron Thompson secure a new remembrance plaque to the Oso slide site gate on Sunday, near Oso. Ron Thompson handcrafts a new plaque for the gate every year. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community remembers Oso slide victims, survivors

By Ben Watanabe The Herald OSO — The power of remembering the people who died, those who survived and the lives changed forever was evident… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2020
Jennifer Thompson, left, and her father Ron Thompson secure a new remembrance plaque to the Oso slide site gate on Sunday, near Oso. Ron Thompson handcrafts a new plaque for the gate every year. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Beware of coronavirus scams SEATTLE – U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran is asking federal, state and local law enforcement to be alert to frauds preying… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2020
DOUGLAS BUell/Staff Photos                                Lead cook Keina Gowins with Presidents Elementary hands out free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches to students and parents outside the school Wednesday. Presidents and AHS serve as central kitchen sites for preparing meals, which starting next week will expand to 12 delivery sites from Silvana to Oso. Right, Arlington Food Bank executive director Carla Gastineau and Mike Simpson, food bank board president and owner of Arlington Grocery Outlet, partnered with the district with their Meals Til Monday program, and gave a woman a box of donated food while at Presidents.

Arlington students won’t go hungry during the COVID-19 school closures

ARLINGTON – Arlington schools are closed through April 24 to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean school children will… Continue reading

DOUGLAS BUell/Staff Photos                                Lead cook Keina Gowins with Presidents Elementary hands out free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches to students and parents outside the school Wednesday. Presidents and AHS serve as central kitchen sites for preparing meals, which starting next week will expand to 12 delivery sites from Silvana to Oso. Right, Arlington Food Bank executive director Carla Gastineau and Mike Simpson, food bank board president and owner of Arlington Grocery Outlet, partnered with the district with their Meals Til Monday program, and gave a woman a box of donated food while at Presidents.
Scott Beebe hands out Chromebooks to people in their cars. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Marysville parents anxious to pick up school materials for kids

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – A few days ago Marysville schools superintendent Jason Thompson wasn’t sure what the district would do to help students… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020
Scott Beebe hands out Chromebooks to people in their cars. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
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Marysville leaders’ trip to D.C. productive

MARYSVILLE – City leaders recently obtained advice on how to get more local transportation projects approved for funding. Mayor Jon Nehring and the City Council… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2020
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Crews will blow garbage into the street and sweep it up over the next few weeks. The city is asking people to move their cars, trash cans and recycle bins when they come around to help them do a thorough job. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville shuffles workers due to virus, seeks public’s help for sweepers next week

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe. MARYSVILLE – From working from home to teleconferencing to the next office to working on solo projects, the city is coming… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020
Crews will blow garbage into the street and sweep it up over the next few weeks. The city is asking people to move their cars, trash cans and recycle bins when they come around to help them do a thorough job. (Courtesy Photo)
City of Arlington carries out operational changes to encourage social distancing

City of Arlington carries out operational changes to encourage social distancing

ARLINGTON – The city has made a series of operational changes in line with federal, state and county guidelines encouraging social distancing to help prevent… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020
City of Arlington carries out operational changes to encourage social distancing
Arlington closed until April 24 amid COVID-19 outbreak: what’s next?

Arlington closed until April 24 amid COVID-19 outbreak: what’s next?

ARLINGTON – When Arlington public school leaders met for a special meeting March 12 to decide if and for how long to close schools amid… Continue reading

Arlington closed until April 24 amid COVID-19 outbreak: what’s next?

City Council works toward financing new Fire Station 48

ARLINGTON – The city signed an agreement with Sterling Bank to negotiate terms for a long-term bond to finance construction of a new Fire Station… Continue reading

M-P senior gets rare honor of being chosen to go to West Point

M-P senior gets rare honor of being chosen to go to West Point

MARYSVILLE – Aaron Kalab, a senior at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, has been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. It is a rare… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2020
M-P senior gets rare honor of being chosen to go to West Point
Firefighters respond to the fatal fire in Marysville Thursday. (Courtesy Photo)

Man dies in Marysville house fire

MARYSVILLE – Marysville firefighters rescued one person and found another person dead while responding to a house fire Thursday in the 7900 block of 72nd… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2020
Firefighters respond to the fatal fire in Marysville Thursday. (Courtesy Photo)

Inslee promises economic help for workers, renters, small businesses

By WNPA interns Economic assistance to workers, renters and small businesses suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak will be provided by Gov. Jay… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2020
Tulalip, Stilly tribes close gaming facilities

Tulalip, Stilly tribes close gaming facilities

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com The Tulalip Tribes will be closing all gaming operations through March 31. Tribal chairwoman Teri Gobin announced March 16 that the… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2020
Tulalip, Stilly tribes close gaming facilities

Marysville golf course open, but parks cancels other events due to virus

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – The Marysville parks department is having to cancel many upcoming events over the next 60 days until May 16… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020