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Most of county can now text to 911

Most of county can now text to 911

Most residents of Snohomish County will now be able to text their emergency to 911, which will make contacting 911 easier for the hearing impaired or others in dangerous situations. Many of the county's dispatch centers are run by Snohomish County...

Marysville unveils redesigned website

Marysville unveiled its new website on July 20, which provides better support for mobile users and a more intuitive interface. The city's previous website was designed about five years ago. "It was kind of the opinion from the mayor and Gloria...

Marysville gets funding for new trail

The city of Marysville has secured $825,000 in funding to build a new downtown trail around the Qwuloolt estuary. A grant from the Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account from Washington state's Recreation Conservation Office provided the city with...

M'ville seeking applicants for tourism grant funding

Nonprofits interested in receiving grant funding for projects that enhance and promote tourism in the city of Marysville are encouraged to submit applications for the city’s 2016 Hotel/Motel Tax Grant Program.  Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17. Applications received after...

Council swears in new responders

The Arlington Council chambers were packed Monday, July 20, when families showed up to watch their loved ones swear to serve “truly and faithfully, diligently and impartially” in public service. New city employees include a police officer, Penn Cook, firefighters Matt Urtz and Anna Trenouth...

Festival of the River returns to River Meadows County Park

The Stillaguamish Festival of the River will bring music and Native American culture to the Stillaguamish Valley again this year on Aug. 8 and 9. This year's festival will again be held at River Meadows County Park at 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington....

Community invited to attend Haller Park National Night Out

The National Night Out event at Haller Park will be meant for anyone from the Arlington community. The event takes place on Aug. 4, 5-8 p.m., and is organized by local community members. Live music, belly dancers and food will be provided at the event, as well as chances to get to know others in...

Running clinics offered in Marysville

Thirteen years ago, Tory Klementsen was a self-described couch potato who wanted to be fit. She started hitting the pavement and before too long the short runs turned into longer runs and the extra weight turned into muscle. Since then, Klementsen...

Arlington plans National Night Out

Arlington public safety officials and other city employees will visit many local neighborhoods this year during Arlington's National Night Out on Aug. 4. "This year in Arlington is the second year we've been back to the neighborhoods instead of...

Summer music activities for people with disabilities

Youth and adults with developmental disabilities are invited to create, dance, and/or enjoy live music at Village Music and Arts activities in north Snohomish County.  Evening with the Arts Dance for adults (18 and older only) who have...

Silvana Fair provides family fun

Local youth came to the Silvana Fair on July 25 to show off their animals and have some fun in the process. The Silvana Fair is "a truly county fair, down home with family fun," said Mary Fuentis, president of the Silvana Fair Board. She said people ...

Cedarcrest to host Junior Golf Camp

Do you have an aspiring golfer in your house? Hand them off to a professional. Marysville's Cedarcrest Golf Course is holding its annual Junior Golf Camp, from Aug. 11-13, for everyone between the ages of 7 and 15. The camp will be held from 10 a.m. ...

Stilly Valley falls in State Tournament

The Stilly Valley 10/11 All-Star softball team enjoyed no small measure of success in last week's State Tournament, but came up short against Woodinville in the championship game to finish in second place. Woodinville drew first blood in the...

Time to start thinking about fall veggies

Okay, I admit that one of the last things on my mind is planting a fall crop of veggies. It's all I can do to keep up with the zucchini and beans and the pumpkins that the missus planted have grown so much that I can hardly get to the garden to...

Summer Blueberry Chutney Chicken and Roast Corn

Makes about 3 cups Last week my daughter and I went to Schmidts Blueberry farm in Tulalip. We go every year to pick fresh blueberries. It is a great pick your own farm with two huge blueberry fields. After we made two batches of jam, we still had...

New Tulalip Market a 'one-stop shop'

The new Tulalip Market in northern Tulalip will provide a "one-stop shop" for locals looking for some quick food or other goods. Quil Ceda Village marketing manager Teresa Meece describes the market as an "upscale convenience store" that has a...

Rants & Raves 7/29/15

RAVE: Blessings to the city of Marysville for one of its courthouse employees (a Court Clerk) who went completely out of her way on Thursday, July 23, by going home and bringing back a broom to help sweep away the broken glass on the ground at the intersection of Grove and 71st Avenue NE when she...

 
 
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