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Donors Grace private Marysville school with new addition

MARYSVILLE – While Marysville and Arlington public schools are trying to get funding for new buildings Feb. 11, private Grace Academy opened one Friday. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2020

Marysville plan to improve customer service

MARYSVILLE – The school district is hoping the Big 5 will improve customer service. One criticism of the district in recent years has been about… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2020

Marysville woman sentenced in sword stabbing

MARYSVILLE – A year ago today, Aaron Tyler Lemmon was stabbed in the back with a sword by his ex-fiance while their two children were… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2020

MPHS unveils new ‘HopeGate’ sculpture that beckons students to lean into their future

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck High School officials unveiled a new sculpture titled “HopeGate” on campus Friday that reminds students that while they may just be passing… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

City awards $277,800 contract for Innovation Center renovation

ARLINGTON – The Arlington City Council awarded a $277,800 contract to Burlington-based Trico Construction to remodel a shuttered gas station downtown that fueled plenty of… Continue reading

Lakewood voters to decide on levies

LAKEWOOD – Voters will decide on two replacement levies Feb. 11 for the Lakewood School District. The levies are for educational programs and operations, and… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2020

Arlington school levies, new Post Middle School bond request go to voters

ARLINGTON – Voters in the Arlington School District in the Feb. 11 special election will be asked to approve two levy proposals and a stand-alone… Continue reading

Marysville schools to improve customer service

MARYSVILLE – The school district is hoping the Big 5 will improve customer service. One criticism of the district in recent years has been about… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

Arlington Police to launch Explorers Program for youth; open house Feb. 11

ARLINGTON – Arlington is launching a new program to give teens a look behind the badge at what it’s like to serve in law enforcement,… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

City leaders want to redirect health district per capita funds to community resource center

ARLINGTON – The city is re-evaluating funds it gives the Snohomish Health District annually after some City Councilmembers said the money would be better spent… Continue reading

In Marysville, Chick-fil-A is on its way

MARYSVILLE – Chick-fil-A is on its way. City planning director Jeff Thomas made that announcement at Monday’s City Council meeting. He also said even though… Continue reading

  • Jan 20, 2020

Plans stall for cold weather shelter in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Just when it looked like Arlington’s homeless might have a cold weather shelter after all, the idea melted away with the snow from… Continue reading

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                                Dean Ledford gets signs ready to be picked up by volunteers.

Here’s your sign: Volunteers try to help Marysville pass school levy

MARYSVILLE — Dean Ledford is not giving up. Ledford, a 1954 graduate of Marysville High School, has been involved in Citizens for Marysville Schools since… Continue reading

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                                Dean Ledford gets signs ready to be picked up by volunteers.

Marysville boundary plan re-routes grade schoolers

MARYSVILLE – A boundary committee has recommended that seven of the 10 grade schools in the Marysville district start going to a different middle school.… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020

Legislative briefly

$30 car tabs As Initiative 976, the car tabs measure approved by voters in November, is held up in the state Supreme Court, Republicans proposed… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020

Sidney Dale Traulsen

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  • Jan 15, 2020

Arlington councilman resigns

ARLINGTON – City Council member Joshua Roundy announced his resignation for personal reasons effective immediately. Roundy was elected in November 2017. Roundy thanked city staff,… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2020

Marysville breaks ground on Civic Campus

MARYSVILLE – The city officially broke ground on its new $47.6 million Civic Campus Monday. Because of freezing temperatures, a pile of fresh dirt was… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2020

School district, city announce career summer internships program

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools and the city of Arlington announced Tuesday that they are launching a summer internship program for junior and senior high… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2020

Arlington, Marysville, Port of Everett sign pact to grow Cascade Industrial Center together

ARLINGTON – Elected officials from the cities of Marysville, Arlington and the Port of Everett gathered at a new cider taproom in Arlington Wednesday to… Continue reading