Hits and misses

  • Saturday, July 6, 2019 1:30am
  • Opinion

Hits

To all the local leaders who worked so hard to get the Cascade Industrial Center.

To Maryfest for a great job running the Marysville Strawberry Festival.

To all the graduating seniors in Marysville, Arlington, Lakewood and Tulalip.

To Marysville for putting on a public Fourth of July event.

To Arlington for always doing that.

To Sabrie and Steve Taylor for doing their part to fight suicide by starting a teen hangout spot at the Marysville Boys and Girls Club.

To Snohomish County for honoring Marysville’s standout discus thrower Jarred Rome.

To Craig Iverson for his outstanding career as wrestling coach at Marysville-Pilchuck.

To Arlington for changing the Fly-In to August. Back to back with the 4th was just too much.

To all involved in getting the Regional Apprentice Pathways program at M-P this fall.

To Dave Koenig for his great job as Marysville’s Community Development director.

To Sam Gohar for fixing up the iconic Don’s Restaurant.

To Marysville and Arlington for all the events they’ve already had and the many more to come this summer.

To all those involved in saving young heart attack victim Will Jallang.

To all of those involved in the Snohomish County Relay For Life to raise funds to fight cancer.

To the Tulalip Tribes for all of the great things they are doing to provide jobs and help our local economy grow.

To Marysville and Lake Stevens for trying to make The Powerline Trail a reality.

For the moms who risked injury to raise funds for the Marysville Youth Football League.

Misses

We’d love to see Biringer Farm in Arlington become part of the Marysville Strawberry Festival. Just because they aren’t in Marysville doesn’t mean that couldn’t happen. They used to be a big part of it. The Sunday after Kids Day would be a great time for that event. Then it wouldn’t conflict with the last Sunday of the Marysville event.

For former DABA president Jeff Phebus, who allegedly killed his wife.

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