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OKinsella wins PUD art

  • Aug 28, 2008
This is an early drawing of the new Sunnyside fire station planned by the Marysville Fire District. The $2.5 million structure will be built on land now owned by the city of Marysville at 40th Street NE and 71st Avenue NE.  It will reduce response times to the Sunnyside neighborhood from the current 11 minutes to about five.

Mville Fire District plans new Sunnyside station

MARYSVILLE A new firehouse is in the works for the southern end of town.

  • Aug 28, 2008
This is an early drawing of the new Sunnyside fire station planned by the Marysville Fire District. The $2.5 million structure will be built on land now owned by the city of Marysville at 40th Street NE and 71st Avenue NE.  It will reduce response times to the Sunnyside neighborhood from the current 11 minutes to about five.
Cub Scout Pack 180
Cub Scout Pack 180

Local pair busted for check fraud

MARYSVILLE Two men were arrested in Marysville late last month for forging fraudulent checks checks from the Snohomish County Jail their new home, at least for a while.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Volunteers from the Everett Windermere Property Management office take a break during their community service day July 6 at Saint Josephs House.  About 30 workers painted and landscaped at the Marysville clothing bank.

Mville clothing bank gets a fresh coat from volunteers

MARYSVILLE Saint Josephs House got a fresh coat of paint the other day, thanks to volunteers from Windermere Property Management who spruced up the clothing bank as part of their day annual community service.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Volunteers from the Everett Windermere Property Management office take a break during their community service day July 6 at Saint Josephs House.  About 30 workers painted and landscaped at the Marysville clothing bank.
Marysville Police Commander Ralph Krusey displays some of the hundreds of confiscated fireworks seized by police during the Fourth of July holiday. The department responded to 153 complaints

City Council discusses ways to reduce fireworks

MARYSVILLE Police could have a new tool to fight illegal fireworks and reduce the illegal discharge of other products if the Marysville City Council acts on a recommendation to incorporate civil penalties for offenders.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Marysville Police Commander Ralph Krusey displays some of the hundreds of confiscated fireworks seized by police during the Fourth of July holiday. The department responded to 153 complaints
WSDOT assistant secretary John Conrad points to a drawing of how Interstate 5 will look after a $27 million fix to a 10-mile stretch of the median in the Marysville area. Engineers will add a concrete barrier to the northbound side of I-5 and keep a set of cable barriers on the southbound median. Theres something different going on in this stretch of freeway

State promises concrete solution

Citizens question two-year delay for I-5 fix

  • Aug 28, 2008
WSDOT assistant secretary John Conrad points to a drawing of how Interstate 5 will look after a $27 million fix to a 10-mile stretch of the median in the Marysville area. Engineers will add a concrete barrier to the northbound side of I-5 and keep a set of cable barriers on the southbound median. Theres something different going on in this stretch of freeway
Dan Green

Green recognized by PSEW

Lakewood School District employee Dan Green received a Job Performance Excellence Certificate from the Public School Employees of Washington. Green has been working at Lakewoods Maintenance Department since July 1980 and was nominated for this award by his supervisor, Fred Owyen. Dan is an exceptional employee. His accomplishments and notable performance has occurred solely by his own dedication and self-motivation. He truly cares about the school district staff, students, and facility. He has saved the district countless dollars and headed off many issues due to his dedication and hard work. He is a great example for other employees and a pleasure to work with, Owyen said.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Dan Green
Tasha Kryger

Kryger named outstanding educator

Lakewood Middle School teacher Tasha Kryger received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Lakewood Middle School Parent Teacher and Students Association. She received the award for taking the extra step to connect with the kids she helps to educate. Kryger was nominated for all the little things she does for kids, including working well with all students, and handling situations appropriately and honestly. She is seen as being cool, a best friend for the kids always having time to listen to their worries or concerns. In addition to a certificate and pin, a donation has been made in Krygers name by the LMS PTSA to the Washington PTA Scholarship fund.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Tasha Kryger
Syndy Lee Blair makes some hay fly while the sun shines during a dirt bike competition at the Marysville YMCA on Sept. 8.  Blair was one of seven riders in the finals of the National Youth Program Using Minibikes Rodeo held at Allen Creek Elementary School.  She was searching for a t-shirt buried in the hay during an agility course.

Y program gives incentive to improve

MARYSVILLE Can you ride your way to a better report card?

  • Aug 28, 2008
Syndy Lee Blair makes some hay fly while the sun shines during a dirt bike competition at the Marysville YMCA on Sept. 8.  Blair was one of seven riders in the finals of the National Youth Program Using Minibikes Rodeo held at Allen Creek Elementary School.  She was searching for a t-shirt buried in the hay during an agility course.
Levi Larson passed away Sept. 5

Marysvilles pastor Levi Larson passes at age 100 on Sept. 5

MARYSVILLE Levi Larson left this world impatiently, checking his watch as he waited for the Grim Reaper.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Levi Larson passed away Sept. 5

Fresh Paint poster proposals wanted by Feb. 16

EVERETT ?A cash reward is offered by the Arts Council of Snohomish County for the artist who creates this years 11th annual Fresh Paint poster. The outdoor art festival on the Everett waterfront is set for Aug. 18 and 19 this summer.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Jay Morton of Marysville

Mville celebrates the holidays – Crowds brave the cold for annual parade

MARYSVILLE It was a very merry festival of lights last weekend as folks from this city braved the cold to see the annual holiday parade on Dec. 2.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Jay Morton of Marysville
Larry Francois

Lakewood superintendent on way to Bothell district

MARYSVILLE Lakewood School Superintendent Larry Francois is headed south.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Larry Francois
An unidentified soldier salutes a memorial to Specialist Joseph M. Cerfus during a service held last week. A Marysville resident and Army Reservist

Local soldier killed in training accident

MARYSVILLE Flags in Marysville and at all Snohomish County facilities were flying at half staff May 12 in honor of Army Reserve Specialist Joseph M. Cerfus.

  • Aug 28, 2008
An unidentified soldier salutes a memorial to Specialist Joseph M. Cerfus during a service held last week. A Marysville resident and Army Reservist
Pictured at the fifth annual Gail Jubie Memorial Yard Sales final day on Sept. 30 are

Jubie yard sale raises money for food bank

MARYSVILLE The fifth annual Gail Jubie Memorial Yard sale was a roaring success with visitors clogging site during the three days of sales last weekend, organizers said.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Pictured at the fifth annual Gail Jubie Memorial Yard Sales final day on Sept. 30 are
These kids are laying down on the job at Biringer Farms. From left are Ruslan Tsymbalyuk

Berry pickers caught red-handed

MARYSVILLE They were caught red-handed and, not only that, they were laying down on the job, all 26 of them as they flew over the green fields on Smith Island.

  • Aug 28, 2008
These kids are laying down on the job at Biringer Farms. From left are Ruslan Tsymbalyuk
Seattle Seahawk fullback Mack Strong chats with native teens during the Team-Works Sports and

Mack Strong caps year-long academy with summer camp

TULALIP It was bone fide native pride last week as NFL greats took a hand teaching youth about life, leadership and reaching their potential.

  • Aug 28, 2008
Seattle Seahawk fullback Mack Strong chats with native teens during the Team-Works Sports and