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Horse rescue honors Seabiscuit

Local mayor, city council and school board candidates file for election

Two local mayor positions, multiple city council positions and the Snohomish County Executive position will be up for election this November. The deadline for candidates to file for the upcoming election season in Snohomish County was May 15. Races with more than two candidates will be whittled...

Arlington City Council member Richard Butner passes at 80

The city of Arlington is mourning the passing of City Council Member Richard (Dick) Butner, who served on the City Council from 2004 until his passing late Friday night. In honor of Council member Butner, city flags will be flown at half-staff....

Moratorium on RV Parks, public hearing set for June 1

On Monday, May 18, Arlington City Council was expected to schedule to set a public hearing on June 1. The planning commission is scheduled to discuss RV parks on May 19. After discussion at the May 11 workshop meeting, council is scheduled to approve the reappointment of AJ Chase and Cheri Carlson...

Suspects arrested in morning M-P burglary

Marysville Police have arrested three suspects following an early morning break-in at Marysville-Pilchuck High School yesterday. Officers responded to an alarm at the school just after 2:00 a.m. Monday morning, according to Marysville Police Department officials. The alarm company who monitors the...

Arlington police recover stolen Seattle Police badge

The Arlington Police Department recovered an allegedly stolen Seattle Police badge, a bulletproof vest and firearms after an arrest on May 20. On May 20 the Washington State Department of Corrections requested help from the Arlington police in...

'Mom Prom' helps nonprofits

The Soroptimist Club of Marysville and the Living Room Coffee House partnered together to raise funds for their organizations with the first "Mom Prom" fundraiser. "We call it a 'Mom Prom' but it's just for adult woman to come out and have some fun...

Horse rescue honors Seabiscuit

The All Breed Equine Rez-Q in Marysville provided family fun while raising funds during the "75th Anniversary Seabiscuit Celebration" on May 16. The Rez-Q currently houses one of the last descendents of Seabiscuit, a great-great-great-grandson...

Rampathon helps local residents

The Master Builders Association and local volunteers helped to provide ramps to two Arlington homes during this year's "Rampathon." The May 16 event, put on by the Master Builders Association, organizes volunteers to build ramps for those with...

10th annual Walk & Roll Run supports adults with disabilities

The 10th annual Walk & Roll Run, which helps fund programs for local adults living with disabilities, was held on May 16. Proceeds from the 5K and 10K run go to Eagle Wings disAbility Ministries, an Arlington ministry which serves adults with...

Marysville spray park opens May 23

The spray park at Marysville's Comeford Park will open for its second year on May 23 after a successful first year of operation last summer. Doug Buell, recreation coordinator at the city of Marysville, said last year the park received a...

Survey shows bullying remains an issue

Bullying and safe environments remain a problem for some local students according to the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey. The Snohomish Health District recently released the second part of the state Healthy Youth Survey which showed the results for the local county. According to the survey, 29.1 percent...

Haller Middle School holds first STEM fair

Haller Middle School held its first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Fair on May 14 thanks to a grant from the Arlington Education Foundation. Students demonstrated their scientific modeling, engineering design and inquiry into...

Ferndale victory over M-P ends Tommies' season

The Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks were six outs away from a state tournament appearance, but a sixth inning that wouldn't end proved too much to handle. Marysville's season ended last weekend at Everett Memorial Stadium in the 3A District 1...

Season ends for Lakewood softball

The regular season has come to an end for the Lakewood Cougars, but the team narrowly missed the standard to qualify for the postseason. The Cougars lost five of the last eight games of their regular season, and finished with a slim 6-3 loss to...

Eagles headed to district tourney

Arlington might have dropped its regular season finale last weekend to Everett, but they won enough last month to edge Stanwood for the third seed in the 3A District 1 Tournament this week at Phil Johnson Fields in Everett. The Eagles closed out the ...

Prep Roundup 5/20/15

Arlington Baseball: Arlington lost two games in the district tournament last week, dropping contests to Shorewood and Oak Harbor. The Eagles’ season comes to an end with an overall record of 10-12. Boys soccer: The Eagles dropped their first-round game in the district tournament last week, but...

Begonias and bogs for your garden

The year was 1956, I was 8 years old and the family was on a vacation up the California coast. We were traveling up Hwy. 101 and came into the town of Capitola which is near Santa Cruz. There along the side of the road was a nursery growing tuberous ...

Marysville Ford opens new facility

Marysville Ford opened a new state-of-the-art facility last month and held their grand opening earlier this May. The old Marysville Ford location will stay open and sell only used cars. The new Marysville Ford location, at 15900 Smokey Point...

Facing an extremely challenging situation with determination, compassion and grace

On the six-month anniversary of the October 24th murder/suicide at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, I was privileged to be seated at a table with several student body leaders from M-PHS who had courageously agreed to give interviews to local television stations about their experience following the...

Rants and Raves 5/20/15

RANT: We all know, but the Legislators in Olympia do not know, that the paramount duty of this state of Washington is to fund the public schools 100 percent. I have lived here since 1967 and taught first-grade for 30 great years in the fine city of Marysville. Marysville teachers, parents and...

 
 
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