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Local ice sculptor wins championship

Former Marysville Mayor Dennis Kendall passes away

Dennis Kendall, the former Marysville Mayor who promoted the city so much he called himself the “chief salesperson of Marysville,” passed away on Monday, March 23 at the age of 72. Kendall served as the Marysville mayor from 2004 to 2010. Current mayor Jon Nehring, who was a city councilmember...

State auditors hold exit conference

The Washington State Auditor's Office found no conflict of interest between Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert and the city's airport, although it did recommend improvements in the city's cash handling and airport records. The auditors held their exit...

Gov. awards Medal of Valor

The communities of Arlington, Darrington, Oso and the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe were recognized with the Washington state Medal of Valor on March 18 for their response to the Oso landslide. The Medal of Valor, one of the state's highest honors, is...

Remembrance honors Oso victims

On the anniversary of the March 22, 2014 Oso landslide, hundreds of people gathered on SR 530 to commemorate a moment of silence at 10:37 a.m., the moment the slide struck a year ago. The solemn ceremony had no formal speeches at the request of...

Fire causes $350,000 to Marysville home

The Marysville Fire District responded to a residential fire near Lake Goodwin last Thursday, March 19, that caused an estimated $350,000 in damage. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the residence at 5:08 a.m. and arrived at 5:16 a.m. The original reports stated the house...

Roy Robinson donates to Make-A-Wish

Local Roy Robinson Subaru dealership is donating $39,264 to the Make-A-Wish office of Alaska and Washington as part of Subaru's "Share the Love" event. The car dealership presented their check on March 16. As part of the "Share the Love" event from...

Marysville, Arlington hold Easter egg hunts

Families can find some Easter fun on the morning of April 4 at the free annual Easter egg hunts that are run by Marysville and Arlington. Arlington Easter Egg Hunt The city of Arlington’s free annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place at the Arlington Airport Field on April 4 at 11 a.m. The field is...

Local ice sculptor wins championship

Marysville postal worker Chan Kitburi may seem like a mild-mannered mailman, however what most may not know about the local is that he just won his second world championship medal for ice sculpting. Working with a team of three others, Kitburi took ...

Arlington soccer kicks off season without a defeat

Ties certainly aren't as satisfying as wins, but this early in the season Arlington head coach Mike Gudgeon is just happy to be avoiding losses. The Eagles have combined for a record of 1-0-2 through their first three games, defeating Monroe by a...

Chargers defeat Everett on the pitch

The Marysville Getchell Chargers earned their first win of the season last week at home against the Everett Seagulls, bringing its record to 1-2-0. Erick Tarrillo scored on a penalty kick early in the game, and both Everett and Getchell played...

Young Eagles looking for leaders

The Arlington Eagles' High School baseball squad lost a lot of senior leadership last year. This season, they're looking for someone to step up and take the reins. "We lost a lot of experience last year," Arlington head coach Scott Striedel said. "A ...

Prep Roundup 3/25/15

Arlington Girl’s tennis: The Eagles opened their season with a big 6-1 win over Meadowdale. Arlington hosted Mariner on March 23, and will visit Mountlake Terrace on March 24. They’ll be back at home on March 25 against Snohomish and on March 27 against Marysville Getchell. Softball: Arlington...

A more eco-friendly lawn is just steps away

Maintaining a lush lawn is a healthy and rewarding hobby that affords homeowners to spend some time outdoors in nature. Lawn enthusiasts can make their hobby even healthier by adopting several eco-friendly lawn care strategies that not only make for a healthier lawn, but a healthier planet as...

Did You Know: Neem Oil

Neem oil is a naturally occurring pesticide that can be used to combat a host of landscaping pests and diseases. Azadirachtin is an active component in neem oil that can be extracted to repel and kill pests. Studies have shown that neem oil is nearly nontoxic to bees, birds, fish, and wildlife. In...

Time to plant those cool season veggies

For all you hard-core veggies gardeners out there you probably already know that March is a good time to get started on the veggie garden. But first-timers may not realize that there is really two seasons to plant veggies (and I suppose a third in...

Entrepreneur demonstrates 'Zombie Tinder'

Academy Northwest students in Arlington got a first hand demonstration of the tinder business from a local family. Three years ago local entrepreneur Mike Raether invented his own tinder business in Arlington that he would eventually name "Zombie...

New wine bar opens in Lakewood

The Lakewood area has a new restaurant and wine bar, the Hidden Vine Wine Bar, that owners Mardy and Kirk Greenhalgh hope adds a "classy" local option for restaurant goers. The new restaurant opened its doors this January but held their ribbon...

Rants & Raves 3/25/15

RAVE: Thanks to the many volunteers from numerous organizations around the state that helped to shut down SR 530 for the Oso remembrance ceremony last weekend. It takes a lot of work to shuttle hundreds of people around and close down a highway. RAVE: The Marysville Diversity Advisory Committee,...

 
 
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