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High school lab helps bring manufacturing education to Marysville students

Grant funds help Marysville low-income housing

Keeping low-income people in their homes and providing housing for those most in need is a major theme of Marysville’s recently approved Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) plan. The CDBG is a federal program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which distributes funds...

The president comes to Oso

Along a nearly-deserted Hwy. 530 en route to the Oso Fire House, dozens of people stood along the roadside, armed with signs of welcome and hope, as they awaited the arrival of the President of the United States to this rural corner of north...

Scammers target utility customers

Reports of potential scams involving the local utility company have prompted PUD of Snohomish County to remind its customers to safeguard their financial and personal information. According to company spokesman Neil Neroutsos, the PUD is aware of potential scams that aim to steal customers’...

Timber sale near landslide deferred

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has deferred a timber sale that is located approximately five miles southwest of the SR 530 landslide. The deferred sale will undergo additional review to ensure there is no risk to public safety. “In light of what the communities surrounding...

SR 530 re-construction and temporary traffic fixes discussed

SR 530 may not re-open until fall and the one-lane gravel access road may be used as a temporary solution for traffic, according to WSDOT officials at an April 16 meeting. Washington State Department of Transportation engineers and county officials...

YMCA promotes healthy families

Healthy kids are the focus of a day filled with activities at the Marysville YMCA this Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Marysville branch of YMCA of Snohomish County, located at 6420-60th Dr. NE, is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids...

Hoppin' down the bunny trail

At 10 in the morning on Saturday the sun was shining, and so were the smiling, happy faces of children running around Jennings Park for this year╒s Easter Egg Hunt. Jennings Park╒s parking lots were overflowing with cars and the park itself was ...

Pitching in for a clean sweep

Time for spring cleaning? You're in luck! The City of Marysville kicks off Clean Sweep Week with a concerted effort on Saturday, April 26, to help residents clear out boxes of old documents, outdated computer equipment, and even that...

High school lab helps bring manufacturing education to Marysville students

The Penguin Manufacturing Lab hosts many traditional woodworking and metal-working tools, but also introduces students to the computer machinery that makes up modern manufacturing. Students are used to seeing computers as something abstract, but the ...

Prep Roundup

Arlington Baseball: Arlington managed a win against Snohomish last week to even up its league record at 4-4. The Eagles host the second of a two-game series with Monroe this afternoon and open a two-game series at home against Mount Vernon on Friday afternoon. Boys’ soccer: The Eagles tallied...

Masons recognize local students for academic achievement

Marysville Freemasons recognized local students during their 37th annual Junior Achievement Night on April 15. Juniors from the Lakewood School District and the Marysville School District submitted applications for the award and a committee of...

Room for growth for young golfers

It might be a rebuilding year for the Arlington High School golf team, but don't count Aiden McCann and the Eagles out just yet. "This year is a rebuilding year," Arlington head coach Kevin Coghill said. "As the season progresses, I do believe a...

Students help restore Allen Creek

Marysville students got down in the dirt to plant trees near Allen Creek in an effort to restore valuable streamside vegetation. On April 18, fourth and fifth graders from the Marysville Cooperative Education Program teamed up with Project SeaWolf...

MG soccer struggling against Wesco's elite teams

The Marysville Getchell boys' soccer team is riding a lengthy losing streak, but they've proven competitive against the tough teams on their schedule. Getchell gave Glacier Peak a run for their money last weekend, but ultimately fell to the...

Hungry plant invades M-P

Talk about an appetite for destruction. Marysville-Pilchuck High School Drama Club presents the hit musical "Little Shop of Horrors" in the MPHS auditorium April 24-26 and May 1-3 at 7:30 pm. The show, which was also made into a hit movie, is the...

Understanding organic gardening

Back in my hippy-dippy days of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, I was a devotee of the organic gardening movement, with subscriptions to Rodale’s Organic Gardening Magazine along with Prevention and Mother Earth News. My favorite cookbooks were...

"It's Raining Art" in Marysville April 25-26

Umbrellas become decorative accents as the Marysville Arts Coalition hosts its third annual public art show and sale, "It's Raining Art," on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, in the Red Curtain Art Center, 1410 Grove Street in Marysville. Dozens ...

The horrors of minor sex trafficking

It was somehow appropriate that last week’s forum on human sex trafficking took place against the backdrop of Marysville-Pilchuck’s play, “Little Shop of Horrors.” For minors caught up in the web of the sex trade, it must indeed seem like...

Sadness gives way to hope

Editor, I’m sure I speak for everyone in our area, and across the country, who have watched with growing sadness as the number of mudslide victims climbs. What an inconceivable tragedy for all concerned, and for the communities that are connected via that now impassable highway. Recovery will be...

JuDee Sue Vandenburg

JuDee Sue Vandenburg, our mother, sister, grandmother, and friend, passed away March 22, 2014. A long-time resident of Spokane, WA, she had recently moved to 31311 E. Steelhead Drive in Arlington, WA. JuDee was born in Spokane, WA to Suzanne Tarvin...

Merri Ann Hiatt

Merri Ann Hiatt died on April 14, 2014 at the age of 52. Merri was a beautiful, spirited and talented writer. She had a way with words that would touch any soul. Her passion was in her poetry and using her gift of words to connect with others. She...

Thomas Durnell

Thomas P. Durnell 65, of Arlington, WA lost his life in the Oso landslide Saturday March 22, 2014. The landslide completely destroyed the home he shared with his wife, Debbie who was not at home when the event occurred. He was born November 3, 1948...

Jessica Christina Jones

God has called another beautiful angel home. Jessica Christina Jones lived in Tulalip, WA and passed away on April 9, 2014 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 25. She was born in Everett, Washington on August 1, 1988 to Ralph D. Jones III and Pam Blount. Jessica was born to a fisherman. She...

Robert Edmonson Gowdey

Robert Edmonson Gowdey, age 93 of Arlington, WA passed away on April 13, 2014. Robert was born in Judith Gap, MT to Naomi and Alec Gowdey on December 16, 1920. In 1943 he enlisted in the Army-Air Corp. While overseas on duty, he traveled to England, Belgium, Holland, Germany and France. While in...

Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson age 74, of Oso, WA passed away in the tragic mudslide of March 22, 2014. Michael was born June 29, 1939, in Camas, WA, to Howard and Sally (Rancore) Pearson. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict....

Myron Elmer Siegel

Myron Elmer Siegel 83 of Arlington, WA was welcomed into heaven April 10, 2014. Born February 28, 1931 in Colville, WA to the late Ralph Siegel and late Rhoda Mae (Lamberton) Siegel. Myron's mother passed away shortly after child birth and he was...

Connie M. Thomle

Connie M. Thomle, 49 of Marysville, WA passed away April 8, 2014. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Jake's House Prayer and Worship, 18824 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105, Arlington,...

Janet Lynn Moses

Janet Lynn Moses, of Marysville, WA, passed away surrounded by her family on April 11, 2014. Janet was born on September 18, 1947. She lived her entire life in Marysville, graduating from MHS in 1965. She will be remembered for her sense of humor,...

Lewis Franklin Vandenburg

Lewis Franklin Vandenburg, our father, brother, grandfather and friend, passed away March 22, 2014. A long-time resident of Spokane, WA, he had recently moved to 31311 E. Steelhead Drive in Arlington, WA. Lou was born in Nevada, Missouri to Charles...

 
 
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