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Marysville resident Leslie Lauer hasn’t yet made it the top of Mt. Rainer, but she did reach the top of Mt. Pilchuck.
Her husband thinks, she said, that she is a bit crazy, but is still supportive. Her two children are pretty much in the same frame of mind. In any case, city resident Leslie Lauer said she is making a second attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Rainer largely in honor of her mother.
MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Police Department. The Marysville Food Bank. The Strawberry Festival. Snohomish County Safe Kids. Marysville Rotary.
Arlington Lions Club meets second and fourth Wednesdays at the Local Scoop at 6:30 p.m. Call Doug Merz at 360-435-5424 or Randy Tendering at 360-435-3094.
University of Washington graduates of the from the Marysville area for the June 2008 semester are: Santiago Abujen II Abadam, bachelor of science in nursing; William David Alexander, bachelor of science (computing and software systems); Jeremy Tyson Brudvik, bachelor of science (computer science); Brent Patrick Conley, bachelor of arts (history); Dori Mae Eastham, bachelor of arts (korean); Maria Magdalena Golescu, bachelor of arts (interdisciplinary studies: community psychology); Adam Clark Gwaltney, bachelor of arts (psychology); Rozana Larae Harvey, bachelor of arts (psychology); Frank Jacob Hegr, bachelor of arts (economics); Ryan Michael Henderson, bachelor of arts in business administration, Jill Ann Houghton, bachelor of science (biochemistry); Katherine Elizabeth Antonia Jana, bachelor of arts (interdisciplinary studies: global studies); Erin Andrea Jurkovich, bachelor of arts (psychology); Louis Lui Kam, bachelor of science (chemistry: acs certified); Caitlin Marie Kelley, bachelor of science (biology: general); Joong Do Kim, bachelor of science (biology: general); Dan Yeou-Shiu Liang, bachelor of arts in business administration (information systems: financial); John Kustaa Mansfield, bachelor of arts in business administration (entrepreneurial and marketing); Marielle Louise Bautista Nuval, bachelor of arts (general studies); Martha Jeanne Ollmann, bachelor of science in nursing; William Jack Petry, bachelor of science (biochemistry); William Jack Petry, bachelor of science (chemistry); Abhinav Rishi, bachelor of science in aeronautical and astronautical eningeering; William James Ruiz, bachelor of arts in business administration (accounting and finance); Shelly Lynn Siegel, bachelor of arts (communication: social sciences); Stacey Renee Stormo, bachelor of arts (spanish); Stacey Seul Kee Taplin, bachelor of arts (communication, sociology); Melissa Thamsen, bachelor of arts in business administration; Kyle Robert Thompson, bachelor of arts in business administration; Kyle Robert Thompson, bachelor of arts (communication); Maria Magdalena Torres, bachelor of arts (english); Matthew William Traenkenschuh, bachelor of arts in business administration (accounting and human resources management); Judee R Tucker, bachelor of science in nursing; Niki Isak Umboh, bachelor of arts in business administration; Amanda Yuriko Wolf, bachelor of arts in business administration; Lena May Hammons, bachelor of arts (social sciences).
1:03 a.m.: Reporting party’s sister took Ford Contour on the 8400 block of State Avenue.
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The national Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services recently upgraded the bond rating on city of Marysville water and sewer revenue bonds from “AA” to “A+.”
• The union employees of the city of Marysville overwhelmingly rejected the latest contract offer from the city. The vote comes after nine months of negotiations and a meeting last week in which union negotiators reportedly would recommend to members that they approve the offer. City Administrator Dave Zabell spoke for the city’s negotiating team when he said, “We are extremely disappointed.” The rejection means city workers will enter their seventh month working without a contract. The rejected contract would have reportedly given workers a pay increase of more than 20 percent spread over four years. Employees voted 65-9 against the proposal. Public Works Shop Steward Doug Boyle, who is part of the employees’ negotiating team, said workers spoke against the four-year deal; they were hoping for a 20 percent raise over three years. He said he didn’t speak against the contract offer but that many in the audience did: “People were a bit upset.”
MARYSVILLE — According to fire officials, flames had fully engulfed a home at 3817 64th Avenue NE when firefighters arrived on the scene about 9:38 a.m., June 30.
N Local police, state patrol vow firm enforcement of cell phone law Hands off unless it’s hands-free
MARYSVILLE — “When you’re driving, you need to be driving,” said Sgt. Freddy Williams, public information officer for the Washington State Patrol in summing up the new cell phone law that went into effect July 1.
• The Equine Rescue Association in Marysville is urgently seeking help. Feed costs have skyrocketed and they are stretched too thin for their 29 horses. For questions about donations contact email@example.com or 360-658-5494.
• Snohomish Conservation District has an appointed volunteer position open for a three-year term on its Board of Supervisors. To be eligible, a candidate must be a registered voter and must own or occupy land within the Conservation District boundary, which includes most of Snohomish County and Camano Island. Call 425-335-5634, ext. 102.
MARYSVILLE — After neighbors complained about possible noise and other problems, city officials set aside a proposal for an off-leash dog park on a small strip of land next to Sunnyside Elementary School.
MARYSVILLE — Chosen by the Soroptimist and Rotary clubs of Marysville as one of the May students of the Month for Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Tyler Belan talked a lot about the sports he played during his time in high school.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
Two Arlington kids, second-grader Jaiden Waud and fourth-grader Allie Ann Bigger won awards in the Horse Country Farm 2008 Essay Contest and their prize is a week of day camp at the horse ranch.
TULALIP — You might call it sort of a shake- down cruise.
n The decision by the state Boundary Review Board approving a proposal to make Smokey Point part of the city of Arlington has appeal possibilities, according to Mickie Jarvill, the attorney representing residents fighting the plan. Jarvill noted that the June 9 BRB hearing had several procedural and jurisdictional issues which could be grounds for appealing the annexation. Jarvill questions whether the same decision would have been reached had the “full” five-member board been in attendance. Board member John Walker of Sultan is ill and did not attend any of the Smokey Point annexation hearings. The decision was voted on by the remaining four members — Mary Hale, Kevin Laverty, Mike Papa and Cal Rutherford. Rutherford missed the May 12 hearing, but was present for the second public hearing and the deliberation and vote. He also listened to a tape of the meeting he missed. Jarvill wants clarified what the BRB meant by the term “as submitted” in the motion to approved the proposal, from 152nd north to 175th, or the area modified and approved by the BRB that added the residential areas north of 175th, or Arlington’s part of the negotiated agreement between Arlington, Marysville and Fire District No. 12. She also believes the BRB erred in assuming the county-approved Urban Growth Boundary can be used as physical boundaries.
At Pacific Lutheran University, more than 850 students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2007. The list recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as it requires a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term.