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Monroe prisoner sends symbol of healing

Arlington City Council discusses 2015 budget

More than 25 people showed up at Arlington City Council’s workshop meeting Monday, Dec. 8. Topics of discussion included the 2015 Budget, which council tabled at the Dec. 1 council meeting, for further discussion, and a proposed contract with Paul Ellis, to replace Allen Johnson who is retiring...

Monroe prisoner sends symbol of healing

One inmate at the Monroe Correctional Complex who was affected by the Oct. 24 M-PHS school shooting has made his own show of support in one of the only ways he currently can: with a quilt. The city of Marysville, the school district and the Tulalip...

MFD firefighters hold Holiday Food Drive

Marysville firefighters held their annual Holiday Food Drive last week, collecting food and donations with Santa outside the Marysville Safeway. The drive was held from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12, with firefighters and Santa handing out candy canes and...

Miss Idaho talks to local students about diabetes

Fifth grade students at Presidents Elementary heard a poignant message from Sierra Sandison about what it is like to be diagnosed with Type I diabetes and how everyone has something about them that doesn't measure up to the standards set by the...

Arlington Fire holds annual Santa Run

Holiday decorated fire engines and EMS vehicles escorted Santa Claus around Arlington neighborhoods for the fire department's annual Santa Run which began Dec. 5. For 10 nights, helpers follow Santa and gather food for the Arlington Food Bank while...

Marysville schools to include more Native perspectives

Marysville students will likely see more Native American perspectives in their lessons because of a new curriculum adopted by the district. The "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, which is meant to provide more Native American history and culture to ...

M-PHS girls basketball team gets surprise visit

The Seattle Storm WNBA team surprised the Marysville-Pilchuck High School girls basketball team by dropping in during M-P's practice last week. Two-time WNBA champion Storm player Sue Bird, along with head coach and GM Brian Agler, and associate...

Marysville schools get new Recovery Director

Marysville parents met the school district's new recovery director and learned of other efforts to help move forward from the Oct. 24 M-P school shooting at a community meeting on Dec. 11. Marysville Superintendent Becky Berg said the district still ...

Prep Roundup

Arlington Boys basketball: The Eagles improved their winning streak to four games last week with a win over Cascade. Arlington hosted Mountlake Terrace on Dec. 16, and will play Camas at home on Dec. 19. Girls basketball: Arlington’s Lady Eagles also have yet to lose this season, after...

Lakewood girls even record at 2-2

The Cougars split a pair of league contests last week, defeating Granite Falls on the road but falling at home to Archbishop Murphy. The split brought Lakewood’s record to 2-2, with two games remaining before the Christmas Break. Last Friday, the Cougars lost to the Wildcats by a final score of...

Grace's roster features mix of young, old

A few players on Grace Academy's varsity basketball roster have several years of experience and a well-developed camaraderie. Most don't. But the drastic gap in age hasn't stopped the Eagles from flying high this season, and they don't intend to let ...

Youth movement underway at M-P

There's a youth movement underway at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. It's been a rocky start for the Lady Tomahawks, but they are more than willing to exchange some early-season lumps and bumps for experience and maturity. The Tomahawks dropped...

Getchell boys pick up first home win

Marysville Getchell hasn't seen much success at home in the first couple of weeks of the season, but the Chargers finally netted a win for their home crowd last week against Mariner, with an exciting 59-53 win. Senior Deyon Robertson took control of ...

Life in the garden after the freeze

Now that the snow and ice have melted and it is safe to go back into our gardens there are several things we can do to make us feel better. Deciduous grasses like Japanese Forest Grass and the several selections of Maiden Grass can all be cut back...

Arlington businesses having good holiday season

Arlington's downtown is having a good holiday season so far, with many businesses reporting more customer traffic than last year. Mike Britt, owner of Britt Sports Cards and president of the Downtown Arlington Business Association, said that many...

Declining funding, state budget deficit threaten Fish and Wildlife co-management

Years of declining funding combined with a current $2 billion state budget deficit leaves the treaty Indian tribes in western Washington wondering if the Department of Fish and Wildlife will be able to meet its natural resources management...

 
 
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