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M-PHS drama presents 'Shrek The Musical'

Marysville-Pilchuck High School's drama department will put on a musical adaptation of the popular Dreamworks film "Shrek" for their spring play. "Shrek The Musical" begins April 27 and runs through May 6. The story follows the surly, isolated ogre...

Marysville celebrates opening of Ebey Waterfront Trail

Local officials opened up the Ebey Waterfront Trail for public use on April 22, creating 1.8 miles of new public waterfront. Tulalip, Marysville and state officials cut the ribbon in front of a crowd on April 22 to commemorate the opening. The new...

Arlington/Darrington fall short in America's Best Communities competition

Arlington and Darrington reached the top eight of the America's Best Communities competition, but no further, as the three winners were announced on April 19. The eight finalists from across the country gathered in Denver, Colo., to make their final ...

Arlington Lions improve Terrace Park

The Arlington Lions Club bought and helped install two new pieces of playground equipment for Arlington's Terrace Park in April. The two pieces cost around $3,000. City of Arlington maintenance and operations workers and Lions Club members came down ...

Shred-a-Thon returns to M'ville

The Marysville Shred-a-Thon returned this year on April 22, allowing locals an easy way to get rid of their documents and begin spring cleaning. "This year we're doing some of the same services we've provided in past years. Styrofoam recycling...

Superheroes turn out for annual dance

Mothers and sons donned their capes and masks to go to the second annual Mother-Son Superhero Dance put on by the city of Marysville on April 22. The dance held at Cedarcrest Middle Schools provides a chance for mothers and sons to get together for...

GoFundMe campaign to replace deteriorating dog park fence

Marysville Dog Owners Group needs your help to secure funds to replace the deteriorating fence at the three-acre Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park. M-DOG two weeks ago launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money will go directly to the park ...

Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of budget cuts, and then visited Mountain View High School to talk with students.  Larsen talked with...

Council considers third loan for city's EMS fund

Arlington City Council faced a short agenda for its workshop meeting this Monday, with only three items on the agenda. In her monthly financial report for the month of March, Finance Director Kristin Garcia reported that revenue is up by 6 percent compared to last year at this time. She also...

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send...

Marysville students explore options at Opportunity Expo

Marysville students met with numerous colleges, businesses, apprenticeship programs and other organizations during this year's Opportunity Expo on April 18. Marysville School District juniors came to Everett Community College during the day to get...

Chargers defeat Eagles on the pitch

The Arlington Eagles boys soccer team matched up with the Marysville Getchell Chargers in a tough fought match on April 21 at Arlington High School. Early in the first half the Arlington Eagles played aggressive, creating multiple shots on goal and...

Cougars battle to a 2-2 tie

The Lakewood Cougars boys soccer team welcomed the Nooksak Valley Pioneers to their home field on April 17. The Cougars started out the match aggressive as they created a lot of good shots on goal early on. However, the Pioneers were the first to...

Tomahawks pummel Lynnwood 20-8

The Marysville-Pilchuck girls softball team took on the Lynnwood Royals on April 17. The Lynnwood Royals took the plate first as they got off to a solid start, tallying one run in the top of the first. However, the Tomahawks came out in full control ...

Cedar Wrapped Asparagus Bundles With Saffron

Yield: 6 Brine Ingredients: 4 cups cold water 2 tablespoon fresh garlic, chopped 1 whole lemon 1 tablespoon salt ½ teaspoon saffron (optional) It can be expensive, and avoid the Mexican saffron, which does not have the same flavor, but if do...

Japanese maples are a great addition

One on my first plant addictions, that began years ago and will never be cured, is an affinity for all things Japanese maple. I just don't see how anyone can pass on a maple. Not only are they stunning architectural plant specimens to admire, but...

Community celebrates opening of the Ebey Waterfront Trail

The Tulalip Tribes The Tulalip Tribes lifts its hands to the City of Marysville for the completion of the current phase of the Ebey Waterfront Trail. The trail begins near Ebey Front Park and ends at the Qwuloolt Estuary which is enjoying its second season after the levy was breached in 2015. The...

Thank You from a veteran

I am a Korean War Veteran in my 80s. I have been invited to go on an Honor Flight for war veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the war memorials. I took my army hat to the Allen Creek Dry Cleaners to have it cleaned before my flight. When I went to pick up the hat the owner would not allow me to...

E. Armond Daws

E Armond Daws E Armond Daws, 97, a former Ferndale resident, went home to glory at his daughter's home in Marysville on Friday, March 31, 2017. He was born in Bellingham on October 14, 1919, to Earle and Olive Daws. Armond married his wife, Helen in ...

Cheryl Ann Niclai

Cheryl joined her Lord in Heaven on April 4, 2017. Cheryl was born to James and Carolyn Killian on January 16, 1958, in Everett WA. Cheryl graduated Marysville-Pilchuck High School in 1976. She started her career at the Marysville Police Department ...

Henry Coy Johnson

With deep sadness we announce the passing of "Gentleman Hank." He was born to Henry and Sadie Johnson of Marysville, WA, on July 31, 1942, and is survived by his wife of 43 years, Betty (Niclai). Hank owned MEB Mfg in Everett, WA, for 33 years,...

Clayton Ford "Sid" Long

Clayton "Sid" Ford Long, went to be with God and his loved ones on April 8, 2017. He will be dearly missed and always loved by his family and friends. A celebration to honor his life will be held on Sunday May 21, 2017, at The Living Room Coffee...

Virgil Arthur Baxter

Virgil Arthur Baxter, a lifelong resident of Marysville, Washington, passed away peacefully in his home on March 30, 2017. Virgil was born in St. Paul, Nebraska, on January 14, 1925, and moved with his parents, Arthur and Grace, to Marysville in...

Orville Paul Burke

Orville Paul Burke was born November 5, 1930 to Ralph and Ann Burke. Orville passed away suddenly April 14, 2017 in a tragic car accident. He was born in Granite Falls, WA and grew up there and spent the rest of this life living in Arlington, WA. He ...

Willie Moberg

Willie passed away peacefully in Edmonton, AB, at the age of 73. Willie worked for the Edmonton Journal in the late '60's then relocated to Everett, Washington where he attended college. He later began working as a writer and editor for The...

Lee Haines Jr

. Lee Haines Jr., 78, of Everett, WA passed away April 11, 2017. Lee was born in Texas, but called Washington home for the last 40 years. He had many interests. He worked in anthropology and photography at the UW, taught CPR at Providence, was an EMT, loved the Historic Everett Theatre, and taught...

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