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Communities form youth councils

Youth in Arlington and Darrington will have more of a direct voice to their cities with the formation of youth councils for both towns. The two youth councils had their first meeting on Sept. 22. The councils are one of the initiatives being started ...

Days of Caring volunteers help out at local projects

The United Way of Snohomish County helped lead volunteer projects across the county beginning on Sept. 23 during their annual Days of Caring. Volunteers helped clean up parks, deep cleaned retirement facilities, worked at local shelters like those...

VCS hosts annual Friendship Walk

Village Community Services held their annual Friendship Walk, Run and Car Wash on Sept. 24, which helps raise funds for programs for those living with disabilities. The 10K run, 5K run and one-mile friendship walk were held by Legion Park in...

City of Arlington unveils public Wi-Fi hotspot

A city of Arlington free Wi-Fi hotspot will be unleashed to the public at the Arlington Viking Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1. This is the first free hotspot implemented by the City of Arlington and is a result of the America’s Best Communities competition. Arlington and Darrington planned to...

Council will meet with school district, hospital

The city of Arlington will meet on Sept. 29 for a quick, half-hour joint meeting with Arlington School District and Skagit Regional Health/Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics, the first of such meetings since a change of management at both the hospital and the school district. Another special...

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 randomly select one to run in that week's issue. All photographs will...

State funds all-day kindergarten

This is the first school year that kindergarten will be free and all-day in all public elementary schools in the state of Washington. “With full-day kindergarten it just allows teachers to teach to the whole child. It’s not just about math and literacy skills now, but the emotional and social...

Tomahawks top Chargers in Berry Bowl 35-14

The Berry Bowl kicked off on Friday night, Sept. 23, as the Marysville Getchell Chargers and the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks met for their highly anticipated matchup. The Tomahawks started out hot as they attacked on the ground, dominated through...

Eagles defeat Everett on the pitch 3-0

The Arlington Eagles girls soccer team took on the Everett Seagulls on Sept. 22 in a match that was filled with aggressive play from beginning to end. The Eagles came out flat in the first half but managed to score one goal, on a penalty kick from...

Arlington spikers defeat Chargers

The Arlington Eagles girls volleyball team hosted the Marysville Getchell Chargers as they both walked onto the court with records of 1-0, in league play. From the first set the Eagles played aggressively as they scored quick and hit hard. After...

Sk8 Festival returns to Arlington

The fourth annual Centennial Sk8 Festival brought longboarders from across the country to Arlington to compete in races around the Centennial Trail on Sept. 24 and 25. The festival is a sanctioned event from the International Distance Skateboard...

Viking Fest returns Oct. 1-2

Historical Viking re-enactors and demonstrations will be on display again this year at the Arlington Viking Fest on Oct. 1. and 2. This is the second year for the festival put on by the Downtown Arlington Business Association (DABA) and it has been expanded to two days with more re-enactors,...

Protect your pipes from freezing

Freezing pipes are a concern for homeowners who live in cold climates. When temperatures dip below freezing, the risk that pipes will freeze rises. Should a pipe burst, the damage that results can be extensive and costly. Any pipe can freeze, but...

Where there is smoke - there is fire

Keeping our landscapes changing is so critical to keeping our interest in gardening. With change, there's the anticipation of something new and exciting. With change, our garden compositions take on whole new personalities. And with change, we find ...

Jimmy John's opens in Marysville

Well-known sandwich shop Jimmy John's opened their new Marysville location this month. The new store at 412 State Avenue in Marysville held its grand opening on Sept. 13. "I think our quality, simplicity and speed make us unique," said Kent Perillo, ...

Partnership is a strength of M'ville/Tulalip community

Partnership is one of the strengths of the Marysville/Tulalip community. Here we believe that organizations and entities working together can accomplish so much more than we each would on our own. That’s why we’re excited to introduce a new monthly feature article co-written by the Marysville...

Carr's Hardware - A Marysville Classic

Having lived in Marysville from the ripe old age of one, I grew up in a totally different Marysville than what you see today. The streets were not as wide and the traffic was oh so much less. My great uncle, Noble Olson, owned and operated the Marysville Co-Op, located, on State Street where the...

Cathryn Elizabeth Smith

Cathryn Elizabeth Smith was born June 17, 1931, in Franklinton, North Carolina, and passed away peacefully on September 10, 2016. She was a special education teacher at Arlington High School for many years, and was a staunch advocate for the...

Howard Lavern Burgess

Howard Lavern Burgess passed away quietly on September 16, 2016, in his favorite place in the world, in his chair, in his house, in Marysville, Wash. He was 85. Howard was born on April 4, 1931, in Primrose, Nebraska but Marysville was his lifelong...

Joan M. Hudon

Joan M. Hudon, 84, a longtime resident of Everett, Wash., passed away on August 10, 2016, in Stevensville, Mich., after an extended illness. Joan was born on October 28, 1931, in Tacoma, Wash. and lived primarily in Everett and Marysville, Wash.,...

Ngaire Celia Butler

Ngaire Celia Butler was born Nov. 12, 1942, and passed Sept. 17. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home,...

Lilia Malgesini Mitchell

Together again. Lilia Albina Malgesini Mitchell has left us to rejoin her beloved Dean Mitchell, who passed in May. After 70 years deeply in love, we all suspected that when one went, the other wouldn't be far behind. Lily was born in northern Italy ...

Darrell Dean Bergam

Darrell Dean Bergam was born February 21, 1937, and passed on September 23, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington,...

Dorothy D. Pereira

Dorothy D. Pereira Dorothy went peacefully to Our Lord in Heaven September 9, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was born to Raymond and Gertrude Lindsey in Marysville, Wa. on August 8, 1928, the youngest of six children. Dorothy married...

Porter Alexander Cooper Jr.

Porter Alexander Cooper Jr. was born April 13, 1950 and passed on September 21, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

Helen L. Hansen

Helen L. Hansen was born on March 17, 1929, and passed September 24, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, WA. The Committal Monday, October 3, from noon - 12:30 pm at Arlington Cemetery, 20310 67th Ave. NE. The...

Anthony Arden Swint

Anthony Arden Swint was born in Everett, Wash. on January 15, 1948. He quietly passed away at his home in Marysville, Wash. on September 11, 2016. Tony was well known in the Lake Stevens, Wash. community where he worked at the family gas station...

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