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Marysville council to discuss legislative priorities for 2020 at Monday’s meeting

MARYSVILLE – The City Council will discuss its legislative priorities for 2020 at its meeting Monday night. The priorities include: •$17.7 million for 156th Street… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

2 Arlington School Board members step down after combined 36 years in office

ARLINGTON - Arlington School Board directors Kay Duskin and Jeff Huleatt were honored recently at a farewell celebration for their combined 36 years of service.… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2019

City Council freezes city property tax collections at 2019 level

ARLINGTON – The City Council did a solid for taxpayers when it voted not to seek an increase in property tax and EMS tax levy… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019

Concert set in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The “North Cascades Concert Band – 25th Anniversary World Tour” concert will be Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. at Arlington High School’s Byrnes… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019
Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                The tables for meals are taken down so this new Salvation Army space on State can be used as a cold-weather shelter. Their only employee, Jenny Roodzant, right, with the help of volunteers, are still providing for Marysville’s needy.

Despite cuts, Salvation Army still helps needy

MARYSVILLE – When the Salvation Army decided last year to no longer have officers in Marysville due to financial concerns, social services coordinator Jenny Roodzant… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photo 
                                The tables for meals are taken down so this new Salvation Army space on State can be used as a cold-weather shelter. Their only employee, Jenny Roodzant, right, with the help of volunteers, are still providing for Marysville’s needy.

Chance to win a Jeep at chamber dinner-auction

TULALIP - The fifth annual Home for the Holidays dinner and auction will feature a chance to win a jeep. The event will take place… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Ways to donate to help the needy this holiday season in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Santa’s elves need your help to assist local families who are struggling this holiday season. There are several ways you can spread holiday… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Only 3 close local races, as turnout high for off-election year

The Snohomish County Canvassing Board was expected to certify general election results this week, after making decisions about questionable ballots. The overall turnout countywide was… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2019

The Flyboys of Highland Drive: put down those drones – these planes glide through air on rubber band power

ARLINGTON – For retired Boeing Engineer Neil Knutson, he became enthralled by the wonder of flight as a boy in the late 1950s on the… Continue reading

Arlington fire gives out awards

ARLINGTON – Fire Chief Dave Kraski presented the Phoenix Award to community member Jake Smith Monday and honored Arlington firefighter/paramedics Bob Beam and Keith Johnson… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Arlington, Port of Everett sign agreement to bring power of the port to CIC

ARLINGTON – The City of Arlington and Port of Everett signed an agreement making their partnership official to give the Cascade Industrial Center more economic… Continue reading

Ideas abound at downtown corridor plan meeting

ARLINGTON – Anne Wendt grew up in Mukilteo and moved to the Arlington area because she wanted acreage, animals and the little Trafton School for… Continue reading

Superintendent Jason Thompson talks at public meeting on Marysville School District plan. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Marysville students value input on ‘values’ in district plan

MARYSVILLE – You may not think students would be interested in something as wonky as a Strategic Plan, but think again. In rolling out the… Continue reading

Superintendent Jason Thompson talks at public meeting on Marysville School District plan. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Arlington adopts six-year Transportation Improvement Plan

ARLINGTON – The Arlington City Council Monday adopted the city’s six-year Transportation Improvement Program for 2020-2025. The TIP is a master transportation planning document required… Continue reading

Arlington Rotary Club honors outstanding students

ARLINGTON – Six middle and high school students were honored Nov. 14 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their schools,… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Election: Arlington mayor’s race still the closest

With the number of votes to count dwindling, the closest race locally is still the one for Arlington mayor. Incumbent Barb Tolbert’s lead is back… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Arlington honors service members, military families during Veterans Day Parade

ARLINGTON – Flag-waving Arlington residents and visitors honored military service members past and present Monday during the annual Veterans Day Parade. Hundreds of people filled… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Police: Arlington man not wearing seat belt dies in crash

ARLINGTON – A 50-year old Arlington man died when he lost control going around a corner and crashed into a pasture Sunday afternoon. The Sheriff’s… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2019

Hands Together homeless shelter reluctantly shuts doors

ARLINGTON – The Hands Together shelter is shutting its doors this year for the first time in a decade, leaving the homeless to face cold… Continue reading

Elections update: Mayor leading by slim margin, city council to see change, voters backing fireworks ban

A mayor’s race too close to call, an incumbent city councilmember struggling against a newcomer and a school board member likely to retain his seat… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2019