Political cartoon

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  • Sep 6, 2019

SnoCo working to reduce waste

Reducing waste is a top focus of the Snohomish County Council. There are multiple ways we have been working to reduce waste in our county.… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2019

Talk of recession is just talk

I talk real estate every day and recently I’ve been hearing people speak of a recession. The way I understand a recession is a business… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2019

How to make public hearings more interactive

At Monday’s Marysville School Board meeting, I asked during a public hearing on the budget why discussion of it didn’t take place at a public… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2019

Marysville School District excited for start of year

By Pete Lundberg There’s nothing quite like the excitement that comes with the anticipation of a new school year. Families are busy making sure that… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2019

‘Designated Survivor’ my dream president

I haven’t watched much TV for years. Despite all the channels, there just doesn’t seem to be many good shows. But the last year or… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2019

Working harder may not be the answer

You want me to answer my emails.” A smattering of laughter and applause echoed through the hotel conference room. My boss, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky, took… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2019

Political cartoons

Rik Dalvit… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Shame on EPA for changing law that keeps our waters clean

By Lorraine Loomis Treaty Indian tribes in Western Washington are outraged that the Environmental Protection Agency is advancing the agenda of a small group of… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Hits and misses

Hits To Jim Ballew for his many years of service as parks director for Marysville. We can thank him for all the great parks and… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Meet local first-responders at National Night Out

A favorite summer event for many Marysville residents is National Night Out. This fun, free nationwide event now in its 36th year takes place on… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

No time to blink in a shifting market

I recently learned that you blink 25 times every minute. Each blink takes about one-fifth of a second. So, on a 10-hour drive averaging 40… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

SnoCo working to ensure stable housing costs

As our region’s population grows, policy makers are focused on planning for growth that is anticipated and the challenges that come along with it. Snohomish… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2019

Fahlman, Patrick discuss new ideas at forum

Here is an analysis of the political forum put on by Indivisible Marysville, a grassroots progressive organization, at the Red Curtain Center Tuesday night. Beckeye… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2019

Be careful when picking snacks for kids this summer

If you have kids home from school for summer break, you probably feel like there is a black hole in your fridge and pantry. Kids… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019

Manufacturing jobs center gets green light

Even before I became mayor 11 years ago, city leaders and staff began the very long process of gaining a regional designation for our manufacturing… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2019

Marysville’s fireworks show epic


  • Jul 8, 2019

Hits and misses

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… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2019

Don’t forget to water yourself in summer

Summer is here, and that can mean a lot more drinking - and no I don’t just mean cold brews. In the summer we tend… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2019