News

North county talent makes a splash in NWS Sound of Music

EVERETT After 30 years of directing drama productions at Arlington High School, Sue Weingarten has recruited some of her former students to act in the new production of The Sound of Music, which Weingarten is directing for the Northwest Savoyards in Everett. She retired from AHS in 2003.

  • Aug 28, 2008

City adjusts 2006 budget to cover crime, road work

MARYSVILLE Bad guy issues have the city reaching into reserves to shore up the 2006 budget with additional money, but the money-losing golf course may be turning the corner.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Mville names top cop

MARYSVILLE Marysvilles new police chief is Rick Smith, a veteran precinct commander of the Vancouver, Wash., Police Department.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Marysville Father-Daughter Dance a roaring success

MARYSVILLE It was the hottest ticket in town last weekend and promises to be a longstanding Marysville tradition: the second annual Father-Daughter dance drew a sold-out crowd to Cedarcrest Middle School last Saturday.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Merchants: New graffiti law makes victims the bad guys

MARYSVILLE A new city law will give property owners a maximum of four days to clean or cover graffiti, or they could face fines of $25 dollars a day for each violation.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Bricks for Weinerschnitzel

Jared Middleton, Riel Gagnon, Joe Gagnon, and (not pictured) Luke Gagnon and Pat Bouillet, of Wayne Gagnon Masonry, of Marysville, install bricks at the new Weinerschnitzel fast food store located east of the new Oil Can Henrys on 172nd Street

  • Aug 28, 2008

Due, Schoon named Students of Week

LAKEWOOD KMPS 94.1 FM normally doesnt award its Student of the Week title to more than one student for the same week, but for Lakewood Middle School eighth-graders Jamie Due and Michelle Schoon, the radio station made an exception Jan. 26.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Lakewood Elementary School takes pride in Celebrating Differences

LAKEWOOD Lakewood Elementary School students received age-appropriate lessons on respecting the cultures and backgrounds of several different ethnic groups at the schools annual Celebrating Differences diversity event Feb. 1-2.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Be my Valentine

Jillian Pratt of Lake Stevens works on a Valentine at the Marysville YMCA family activity night on Feb. 10, with her father Chris, at left. The YMCA holds several family fun nights throughout the year on Easter, Halloween and other times. This is the seventh or eighth year the program has been going, according to Vickie Southern, family director for the Y. The idea of the parent and child program is that it gives parents a positive way to interact with their kids, Southern said. The Y has two family activity nights each month, usually on Tuesday nights. Other special events include the annual diversity celebration in May, the Healthy Kids Day and outdoor movies on an inflatable projection screen. We try to aim it so its good for families with little kids, Southern said.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Barts charity golf tourney set for July 20

MARYSVILLE The fourth annual golf tournament to benefit Families and Friends of Violent Crime Victims will be held July 20 at Cedarcrest Golf Course, as the summer classic becomes an even more essential funding source for the statewide group.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Tribes salute their graduates

SMOKEY POINT It was a different kind of graduation recently as the Tulalip Tribes put their hands up for 46 recent graduates and a Tribal member won a coveted teaching award from the University of Arizona.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Mville approves $100,000 for campus consultant

MARYSVILLE Marysville is turning the heat up in the campus selection stakes, approving up to $100,000 for a public relations consultant to help fine tune their proposals before the Nov. 15 final deadline.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Locals lead effort to end hiring discrimination against military spouses

EVERETT City leaders are in the forefront of efforts to fight hiring discrimination against the families of service personnel.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Reservation ranch landowner refutes city claims about proposed UW site

TULALIP As Marysville licks its lips over prospects for landing a new University of Washington branch campus, owners of more than 200 acres on the Tulalip Indian Reservation say their proposal to host the college is valid and tenable.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Campfire camp gets new restroom; launches new campaign

SEVEN LAKES At least 185 acres near Lake Goodwin will never be developed.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Program aims to help locals cut the fat

MARYSVILLE The federal government will be watching a new city program closely to see how well it does at cutting the fat off local citizens.

  • Aug 28, 2008

Indonesian teachers meet with school, city officials

MARYSVILLE They even got to spend a little time at Disney World.

  • Aug 28, 2008

BREAKING NEWS

Train, truck collision closes State

  • Aug 28, 2008