Arlington moves to end court, jail services with Marysville; contract with county

ARLINGTON – When Marysville’s new municipal court and jail open next year as part of a major Civic Campus project, one neighbor city that has… Continue reading

Marysville schools look at attendance, budgeting

MARYSVILLE – Efforts to increase student attendance and to improve budgeting were discussed at the Marysville school board’s work session Monday. Assistant superintendent Lori Knudsen… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Marysville council looking at issues to help people in need

MARYSVILLE – At the City Council meeting Monday, leaders will vote on a number of items dealing with people in need. One involves renewal of… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

City’s fire protection rating jumps; your insurance rates could drop

ARLINGTON – For the first time in over 30 years, the Arlington Fire Department received a lower protection class rating that will result in lower… Continue reading

Dozens show support as RAP center opens at M-P

MARYSVILLE – Along with being mayor of Stanwood, Leonard Kelly is also Snohomish County Labor Council secretary. So when he talked to Nate Nehring and… Continue reading

Students hit the nail on the head with trades pathway at M-P

MARYSVILLE – His first three years in high school, Bryce Peterson of Arlington planned to go to college. He really didn’t want to. He said… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020

Slain principal helped initiate many Marysville efforts that are ongoing today

By Steve Powell MARYSVILLE – Former Shoultes Elementary School principal Lynn Heimsoth was beloved by students and peers alike. And she helped initiate some… Continue reading

Arlington mayor, City Council offer reflections on a breakout 2019

ARLINGTON – The mayor and City Council said they are looking back on 2019 as a banner year that laid groundwork for a diverse job-creating… Continue reading

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                                The parking garage at the new casino being built just off I-5 is one of the tallest structures in Marysville.

Construction boom key story for 2019

Construction was the big news in Marysville and Arlington in 2019. New businesses, houses and streets were built or are still being built all over… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020
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                                The parking garage at the new casino being built just off I-5 is one of the tallest structures in Marysville.

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Money for schools ARLINGTON — The state Department of Natural Resources is purchasing land beneath a Bartell Drugs in Arlington that is expected to bring… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2019
Artist rendition of the Civic Center.

Marysville Civic Center ground-breaking Jan. 13

MARYSVILLE – The city of Marysville will kick off construction of its new $50 million Civic Center with a groundbreaking ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Jan.… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2019
Artist rendition of the Civic Center.

Arlington district program finds an unsinkable way to help special needs students transition from school to work

ARLINGTON - Arlington Public Schools may have found the formula to take its school-to-work transition program for special needs students to the next level. Just… Continue reading

Arlington honors local military heroes

ARLINGTON – Kari Cook lost her husband in battle in Afghanistan and Jessica Hebert her brother in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brothers Blake and Brad McPherson… Continue reading

Marysville police seek help in finding robber

MARYSVILLE – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a robber. On Dec. 4 at about 3 a.m. a man entered the… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2019

Marysville world champion ice sculptor carves works of art one block at a time

SEATTLE – Marysville world champion ice carver Chan Kitburi still recalls the highest compliment he received while chipping away at the abstract shape of a… Continue reading

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Woman killed MARYSVILLE – A woman in her 30s was struck and killed by a motorist on Fire Trail Road Sunday. At about 6:25 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Marysville councilman to run for state representative

MARYSVILLE – City Councilman Mark James announced Tuesday that he is running for the state representative seat held by John Lovick, D-Mill Creek. James has… Continue reading

Sno-Isle Libraries announces new managing librarians at Arlington, Lakewood/Smokey Point branches

Sno-Isle Libraries recently announced the arrival of Arlington Library’s newest librarian, while giving an assisting librarian at the Lakewood/Smokey Point branch the top job. Monica… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

New Arlington school board members sworn

ARLINGTON- Mary Leveque and Mike Ray, two political newcomers with sound financial backgrounds, were sworn in as new board members during the Dec. 9 Arlington… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Cops team up to holiday shop with kids

ARLINGTON – Christmas came early for Sabrina Reynolds of Arlington and her two children, Dedrick and Ellie, as they stuffed their carts with toys and… Continue reading