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Festival of the River

The Stillaguamish Tribe's Festival of the River returned to the Arlington area, bringing music, Native culture and environmental education to the public on Aug. 12 and 13. The local tribe presents the festival each year to educate the public about...

Lakewood's new high school on track for Sept. opening

The new Lakewood High School is on schedule to open for students the first day of the upcoming school year this September. Lakewood School District officials report that the new high school construction is still ongoing, but on track to be finished. ...

Arlington City Council approves SODA ordinance

Arlington's City Council has approved a new ordinance they hope will keep repeat drug offenders away from the Smokey Point area. The council approved the new "Stay Out of Designated Area" or SODA ordinance during their Aug. 7 meeting. The new...

Program helps families own homes

After working for more than a year building their houses, six families got the keys for their Arlington homes as part of a Housing Hope key ceremony on Aug. 8. The six families were part of local nonprofit Housing Hope's Team HomeBuilding program,...

Planning Commission plans for growth

Although the Arlington City Council is off on vacation this month, the volunteer Planning Commission is hard at work with a public hearing this Tuesday, Aug. 15, on amendments to the city’s comprehensive plans for water, wastewater and transportation. At the Aug. 1 Planning Commission workshop,...

Arlington accepting grant applications

The city of Arlington is accepting applications from public and nonprofit agencies for projects that promote economic development and tourism in the city. Applications are available on the city’s website at www.arlingtonwa.gov/tourismgrant or by contacting the Finance Department at 360-403-3421....

MSD discusses proposed budget

Marysville School District officials talked about their proposed budget for the upcoming school year at a special work session on Aug. 10. Finance department members at the district had to work quickly to present a budget to the district's board...

Kids get school supplies at Tulalip Bash

Tulalip Tribal members and other Marysville Native American students can come to Tulalip Youth Services' Back to School Bash for free backpacks, supplies and other services. The Aug. 23 event also has many activities for children. It takes place at...

Arlington School Board approves strategic plan

The Arlington Public Schools (APS) Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan at its July meeting. The strategic plan provides direction for the board, district leadership, teachers, parents and students and includes actionable strategies that drive improved achievement and student success....

Highland Glass defeats Misfit Toys 24-17

Highland Glass took on Misfit Toys on Aug. 7 in the Marysville Recreational Men's Softball League. Highland Glass started out strong in the first inning, racking up five quick runs and putting the pressure on Misfit Toys. Both teams responded back...

M'ville Youth Football prepares for season

As the summer begins to wind down and football season starts to gear up for an exciting start, the young athletes in the Marysville Youth Football League are working to be ready. The MYFL has been providing the platform and training for young...

Blue tops Green 17-1

The Blue Team took on the Green Team in the Arlington Aces Recreational Baseball League on Aug. 11. After shutting down the Green Team in the first inning, the Blue Team got off to a good start as they strung a few hits together for a 2-0 lead...

Eating healthy even when you're busy

As we head back to school and the fall weather sets in, we will be thinking of how to eat healthy while being busy. The most common reasons I hear for people choosing unhealthy meals are "I'm too busy to cook," "I'm too stressed to think about meal...

County has 37 overdoses in one week

At least 37 probable overdoses occurred in Snohomish County from July 17 to 23 according to the Snohomish Health District's Point-in-Time survey. The district reached out to local police, hospitals, medical providers and community members in July...

What does it mean to be 'Drought Tolerant'

It's been almost five decades since I had a college level plant physiology class and studied the process of how plants move water through their vascular systems and how they adapt to drought conditions so they can survive the dry summers. After some ...

Tulalip Community Health Dept. holds overdose awareness event

In response to three recent overdoses in the Tulalip community, the Tulalip Community Health Department is holding an overdose awareness event on Aug. 31, to coincide with International Overdose Awareness Day. The event is at the Tulalip Community Health Department’s new building at 7615 Totem...

Sport crabbing needs in-season management

The same principles we use to manage many of our salmon fisheries should be used to regulate recreational harvest of Dungeness crab in Puget Sound. During most chinook salmon fisheries, we develop in-season estimates using catch data gathered from...

Daniel Dean Stieben

We lost our Beloved Brother, Uncle, Dad, Friend, Confidant and Love on July 26, 2017. Dan is preceded in death by son, Shane. Dan was a longtime Boeing employee and an avid antique and car collector. He loved to travel and take road trips with his...

Brenda Jeanne Lyle

Brenda Lyle, 51, of Tulalip was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away early in the morning on August 10, 2017. She was born Dec. 1, 1965 in Everett, Wa. to Willis and Marcella (Williams) Lyle. Brenda loved camping, road trips,...

Wayne Warren Williams

Wayne Warren Williams, 89, of Tulalip passed away August 2, 2017. He was born May 10, 1928 in Everett, Washington to Francis and Harriette Williams. Wayne worked on the ferry boats for the Black Ball Line; he worked for Boeing; and for 40 years for ...

Gudrun Babette Wall

Gudrun Wall of Everett, WA, passed away on August 3, 2017. She was born October 2, 1943, in Erlangen, Germany. She moved to Everett in 1963 and resided in the area for 54 years. She worked as a pharmacy tech for many years with Cornell Pharmacy in...

Helen Madeline Geary

Helen Madeline Geary was born on March 28, 1919, and passed away on August 2, 2017. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

Jens Temte

Mr. Jens Temte passed away on August 2, 2017. He was born to Andrew and Hilda Temte on May 14, 1920, in Drammen, Norway. He married his lovely wife Pauline in 1958 and settled in Marysville, WA. He and Pauline enjoyed a wonderful life with their...

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