Arlington Police to launch Explorers Program for youth; open house Feb. 11

ARLINGTON – Arlington is launching a new program to give teens a look behind the badge at what it’s like to serve in law enforcement,… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

City leaders want to redirect health district per capita funds to community resource center

ARLINGTON – The city is re-evaluating funds it gives the Snohomish Health District annually after some City Councilmembers said the money would be better spent… Continue reading

In Marysville, Chick-fil-A is on its way

MARYSVILLE – Chick-fil-A is on its way. City planning director Jeff Thomas made that announcement at Monday’s City Council meeting. He also said even though… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2020

Plans stall for cold weather shelter in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Just when it looked like Arlington’s homeless might have a cold weather shelter after all, the idea melted away with the snow from… Continue reading

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                                Dean Ledford gets signs ready to be picked up by volunteers.

Here’s your sign: Volunteers try to help Marysville pass school levy

MARYSVILLE — Dean Ledford is not giving up. Ledford, a 1954 graduate of Marysville High School, has been involved in Citizens for Marysville Schools since… Continue reading

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                                Dean Ledford gets signs ready to be picked up by volunteers.

Marysville boundary plan re-routes grade schoolers

MARYSVILLE – A boundary committee has recommended that seven of the 10 grade schools in the Marysville district start going to a different middle school.… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020

Legislative briefly

$30 car tabs As Initiative 976, the car tabs measure approved by voters in November, is held up in the state Supreme Court, Republicans proposed… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020

Sidney Dale Traulsen

February 20, 1957 — December 30, 2019

  • Jan 15, 2020

Arlington councilman resigns

ARLINGTON – City Council member Joshua Roundy announced his resignation for personal reasons effective immediately. Roundy was elected in November 2017. Roundy thanked city staff,… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2020

Marysville breaks ground on Civic Campus

MARYSVILLE – The city officially broke ground on its new $47.6 million Civic Campus Monday. Because of freezing temperatures, a pile of fresh dirt was… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020

School district, city announce career summer internships program

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools and the city of Arlington announced Tuesday that they are launching a summer internship program for junior and senior high… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2020

Arlington, Marysville, Port of Everett sign pact to grow Cascade Industrial Center together

ARLINGTON – Elected officials from the cities of Marysville, Arlington and the Port of Everett gathered at a new cider taproom in Arlington Wednesday to… Continue reading

Arlington moves to end court, jail services with Marysville; contract with county

ARLINGTON – When Marysville’s new municipal court and jail open next year as part of a major Civic Campus project, one neighbor city that has… Continue reading

Marysville schools look at attendance, budgeting

MARYSVILLE – Efforts to increase student attendance and to improve budgeting were discussed at the Marysville school board’s work session Monday. Assistant superintendent Lori Knudsen… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Marysville council looking at issues to help people in need

MARYSVILLE – At the City Council meeting Monday, leaders will vote on a number of items dealing with people in need. One involves renewal of… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

City’s fire protection rating jumps; your insurance rates could drop

ARLINGTON – For the first time in over 30 years, the Arlington Fire Department received a lower protection class rating that will result in lower… Continue reading

Dozens show support as RAP center opens at M-P

MARYSVILLE – Along with being mayor of Stanwood, Leonard Kelly is also Snohomish County Labor Council secretary. So when he talked to Nate Nehring and… Continue reading

Students hit the nail on the head with trades pathway at M-P

MARYSVILLE – His first three years in high school, Bryce Peterson of Arlington planned to go to college. He really didn’t want to. He said… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020

Slain principal helped initiate many Marysville efforts that are ongoing today

By Steve Powell MARYSVILLE – Former Shoultes Elementary School principal Lynn Heimsoth was beloved by students and peers alike. And she helped initiate some… Continue reading

Arlington mayor, City Council offer reflections on a breakout 2019

ARLINGTON – The mayor and City Council said they are looking back on 2019 as a banner year that laid groundwork for a diverse job-creating… Continue reading