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Big Brothers Big Sisters adds new program

EVERETT In an effort to bring services to more children, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Snohomish County, a branch of the YMCA of Snohomish County, has added a new program to its service offering: After school site-based mentoring.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Special chamber events for the holidays

After hosting the Marysville-Tulalip Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, the River Rock Inn is now planning for the Arlington-Smokey Point Chambers similar evening event on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Bob and Lisa Watkins of River Rock Inn select art from members of the Arlington Arts Council from left

River Rock Inn adds art

JORDAN RIVER TRAILS A new venue of the Arlington Arts Councils Art along the Way project is a bit out of the way, but has potential for close and intimate viewing.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Bob and Lisa Watkins of River Rock Inn select art from members of the Arlington Arts Council from left
Persis Gayles outdoor sculptures range from self-standing decorative pieces or functional bird baths to wall discs.

Kids invited to throw pots – Weston Teacher Persis Gayle tries hands-on activity at her studio show

CEDARVALE LOOP A life-long potter who has operated Frailey Mountain Clay Studio since arriving here from California in the early 1970s, and who is now a non-certificated art teacher at Weston High School, Persis Gayle has announced a new angle on her annual holiday season studio tour this year.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Persis Gayles outdoor sculptures range from self-standing decorative pieces or functional bird baths to wall discs.

Lawsuit dropped; Wal-Mart moves ahead with new stores

MARYSVILLE A labor union has dropped a lawsuit against a Wal-Mart store planned for Arlington, meaning the 204,000-square-foot supercenter could be open the first quarter of next year. Another store planned for Marysville has cleared legal obstacles and should open about the same time, according to company spokeswoman Jennifer Holder.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Its mano-a-mano in the big circle at the Marysville YMCA during the footwork battle at the 360 Break Dance Battle on Jan. 26.  Here a competitor watches while a dancer throws it down.

Hundreds of dancers break it down at the Y

MARYSVILLE It was a raucous crowd throwing down the beats while picking up the challenge at the Marysville YMCA during the sixth annual 360 Break Dance Battle.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Its mano-a-mano in the big circle at the Marysville YMCA during the footwork battle at the 360 Break Dance Battle on Jan. 26.  Here a competitor watches while a dancer throws it down.
Joe Siegert

Joe Siegert of Mville turns 100

Joe Siegert blows out the 100 candles on his birthday cake during festivities at Grandview Village on Jan. 26 where family and friends celebrated his first century on earth.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Joe Siegert
Retiring Marysville Police Department commander Steve Winters

Mville police commander Steve Winters retires

MARYSVILLE The Marysville Police Department said goodbye to one of its senior officers last week when commander Steve Winters retired. A veteran of more than 25 years with the department, Winters also served on the Marysville City Council from 1976 to 1980.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Retiring Marysville Police Department commander Steve Winters
The inside of the Smokey Point Acupuncture clinic is peaceful and relaxing.

Acupuncture makes inroads in Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT Leslie Raznick, owner and acupuncturist at Smokey Point Acupuncture, has been managing clients pain for 26 years.

  • Aug 28, 2008
The inside of the Smokey Point Acupuncture clinic is peaceful and relaxing.
TWU biology grad Katherine Ramos currently works with lemurs at Langleys Mountainview Breeding and Conservation Society.

The lady and the lemurs

Mville resident works in conservation after graduation

  • Aug 28, 2008
TWU biology grad Katherine Ramos currently works with lemurs at Langleys Mountainview Breeding and Conservation Society.
The brass marches past as Tulalip Tribal Chairman Mel Sheldon Jr. watches the Marysville Junior High School Marching Band play during the June 23 Tulalip Parade.

Tulalip Tribes kick off summer with annual parade

TULALIP The Tulalips kicked off summer in a big way last weekend: celebrations loud and wacky teamed with ceremonies solemn and spiritual during the annual Tribal festivities on Tulalip Bay.

  • Aug 28, 2008
The brass marches past as Tulalip Tribal Chairman Mel Sheldon Jr. watches the Marysville Junior High School Marching Band play during the June 23 Tulalip Parade.
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County talks about how to Get in the Game

EVERETT With the Winter Olympics and Paralympics coming to Vancouver in 2010, Snohomish County community members have begun discussing ways to tap into the impending influx of visitors now.

  • Aug 28, 2008
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Chamber meeting to focus on UW branch campus

MARYSVILLE In addition to the Town Hall meeting slated for Oct. 30, local officials will have at least one other chance to promote the city as the best choice for a new University of Washington branch campus.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Mville hosts UW branch campus meeting

With only a few weeks left until consultants and the governors selection committee make their recommendation to state legislators, local officials and residents still have at least one more chance to make the case for a new University of Washington campus coming to Marysville.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Putting a smile (back) on your face

What is a smile worth?

  • Aug 28, 2008
Bobadilla, Smith named students of the month for September

Bobadilla, Smith named students of the month for September

MARYSVILLE April Bobadilla and Clayton Smith are September Students of the Month for the Marysville School District.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Bobadilla, Smith named students of the month for September

EvCC students draw up design schemes for future Mville civic complex

Teams of Everett Community College business and engineering majors presented Marysville city officials in December with some free design ideas for a proposed future downtown civic complex that will provide a central access point for citizens and city staff.

  • Aug 28, 2008

FEMA offers help to residents

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added Snohomish County to its recent Individual Assistance disaster declaration for the December 2007 storm and floods, providing funding and support for residents suffering personal property damages.

  • Aug 28, 2008