Opinion

Hits and misses (Jan. 4, 2020)

Hits All the people in Marysville who put up lights for Christmas. Seemed like more than usual. It was awesome. Getting ready to build the… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2020

Looks like a record year coming in real estate

The real estate market is poised to make a monumental jump again - just like in 2017. 2019 turned in some astonishing numbers. We witnessed… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2020

We have plenty to be proud of at Arlington schools

As superintendent of Arlington Public Schools, I am proud and grateful to be part of our amazing school district team. I am also grateful for… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2020

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Poltical cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2019
Dan Hazen

‘Real meaning of Christmas’ up to each of us

Another commentary about the “Real Meaning of Christmas” feels harder to swallow than a mouth-full of steel wool. The issue is not new. I was… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2019
Dan Hazen

Lakewood focuses student growth on STEM education

Lakewood Middle School girls and boys are seeing the world through new eyes these days. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education is more than… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2019

This season of giving, please help those in need

During this holiday season, I reflect on the things I am most thankful for. Primarily among them is our dedicated, involved community. Arlington, at its… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits The city of Marysville for considering helping the health district financially. The city for working with the community to open its fifth MESH home.… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2019

Marysville’s come a long way this past decade

As we approach the end of the current decade, I thought it would be informative to look back at some key improvements our city has… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2019

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2019

Lakewood School District proposes renewing 2 levies in 2020

At its Nov. 20 meeting, the Lakewood School District Board of Directors approved proposing replacement levies for educational programs and operations, and technology and capital… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019

Make Christmas merrier with a home this December

Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge was a mean old miser that loathed Christmas and most people. If anything was said that seemed positive he would automatically… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Political cartoon

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2019

Public input sought for Arlington’s downtown plan

By Barb Tolbert Arlington enjoys a vibrant downtown business core with a variety of merchandise and services available to residents, the greater Stillaguamish Valley and… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Billy Frank coalition works on salmon recovery

By Lorraine Loomis The Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Coalition is looking forward to another year of working together to accomplish responsible management. We formed the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

SnoCo conservatives get out the vote

By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@heraldnet.com. OLYMPIA — Voters across the state had their say Tuesday night on the cost of car tabs and the resurrection of… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Growth not optional when it comes to Marysville

I’ve heard it said that, “Change is inevitable and growth is optional.” In the case of our beloved city of Marysville optional is not a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019