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Volunteers build ramps to assist local families

Volunteers build ramps to assist local families

Seven-year-old Chevi Jefferson, of Arlington, who was born with spina bifida and club feet, will now be able to get around her home because of local volunteers who built her family a ramp as part of the Master Builders Association Rampathon. The...

Students take part in math competition

The Marysville School District's first Math Olympiad program took home a first-place finish in one category at this year's competition. At the state's Math Olympiad competition, teams of students from schools across the state compete to solve math...

Memorial blood drive returns to Arlington

The local Carbajal family held their eighth blood drive since 2010 in the Arlington area to honor Elliot Carbajal on May 21. "This is a memorial to our brother, who was killed here in Arlington," said Adam Carbajal, Elliot's brother. Elliot Carbajal ...

Council considers contracts for summer projects

Many will be happy to hear that some main streets in town will be repaired. Arlington City Council was scheduled to review several public works contracts at this week’s workshop meeting. Along with bid awards for striping and thermoplastics on roads and streets, and for pavement preservation...

Arlington Relay for Life set for June 4

Arlington's annual Relay for Life, a relay which raises funds for the American Cancer Society, will be held on June 4 and will be moved downtown to take place at Legion Park this year. Organizers of this year's event wanted to hold the relay closer ...

Communities plan Memorial Day events

This Memorial Day on May 30 local American Legion Posts in Arlington and Marysville will hold events to honor soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty. Arlington American Legion Post 76 will hold their annual Memorial Day parade down Olympic...

Marysville Spray Park opens on May 28

The Comeford Park Spray Park in Marysville will officially open on Saturday, May 28 this year. The spray park provides a water feature with multiple water jets and spray cannons for children to play at during the summer season. The water features...

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...

Rotary donates to Marysville schools

The Marysville School District will have a new tool to help teach students reading strategies thanks to a $22,500 donation from the Marysville Rotary Club. The donation will allow the district to purchase the "Step Up to Writing" curriculum, which...

Local athletes compete at Districts

Districts for track and field wrapped up last week as many local athletes are competing at their highest level in order to reach the State track meet in Pasco. Looking at the local teams, Arlington came out on top with a multitude of top-three...

Tomahawks fall at District tourney

The Marysville-Pilchuck girls softball team played on both ends of the spectrum on May 17 as they won and lost in the first day of the double-elimination District Tournament. In the first game they maintained a steady lead in a high-scoring affair...

Arlington drops two, knocked out of District Tournament

The Arlington High School girls softball team came into the District 1 Tournament as underdogs, sitting at the sixth seed out of eight teams. In their first matchup against Glacier Peak they lost 7-3, putting them in jeopardy of getting knocked out ...

Show 'n Shine returns to Arlington

Exotic and antique cars will fill Olympic Avenue on June 11 as the 17th annual Show 'n Shine Car Show returns to the downtown Arlington area. Last year's car show was a record event for the show, according to Mike Britt, president of the Downtown...

Arlington Library plans June activities

The Arlington Library is planning a variety of events and activities in June. Explore Summer for School-Age Children Children’s Storybook Garden: The Curious Garden Meet us in the garden for stories, crafts and hands-on activities. Discover how the beauty of gardens can transform your town, make...

Boring backyard busters for May

I am a little late on my BYB column this month due to the usual distractions of the busiest month of the year in the nursery business. That being said, here are a few ideas to jazz up the yard in May and even early June. Dogwoods have been...

Michael David "Mike" Cameron

Mike Cameron of Marysville, Wash., passed away on May 18, 2016. Mike was born to John and Anna Cameron on Dec. 16, 1959. He was a medical sonographer for over 30 years and managing Director of Clinical Services at Sound Diagnostics. He met Loree...

Claude "Joe" Thompson Caudle

Claude "Joe" Thompson Caudle, Jr. was born Oct. 20, 1936, in Marysville, Wash. and passed away May 8, 2016, in Arlington, Wash. A celebration of life will be held at a later...

Mary Marlene Schmitt

Mary Marlene Schmitt was born on June 4, 1951 and passed away on May 19, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington,...

Jack Eugene Hulbert

Jack Eugene Hulbert was born on April 22, 1946 and passed away on May 13, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington,...

Pamela Ann Burgess

Pamela Ann Burgess, daughter of Howard and Glee Burgess of Marysville, Wash. passed away peacefully on May 4, 2016. Pamela grew up in Marysville, and graduated from Marysville High School in 1971. She is best remembered for her bubbly personality,...

Frank Duryee Easterly

Frank Easterly, passed away on April 25, 2016. He was born in Everett, Wash. on April 12, 1919, to Elva and Frank Easterly. He graduated from Marysville High School in 1939. In 1941, he went into the Army during World War II. He and the 18th...

Linda Lou (Bruns) Kwant

Linda Lou Kwant, of Marysville, Wash., passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2016. Linda was born July 15, 1947 to Ted and Evelyn Bruns. Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Kwant Jr. She leaves behind her son, Eric Kwant; and daughter,...

Kenneth Glen Bailey

Kenneth Bailey of Arlington, passed away on May 14, 2016, after a life that included Air Force service and 32 years as a Computer Technician. Ken was born in Red Deer, Alberta, on March 3, 1945. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Keven Glen ...

Merlyn Evans Winchester

Meryln Evans Winchester was born on Dec. 20, 1939 and passed away on May 16, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

Audra Fay Cantrell

Audra Fay Cantrell was born on Aug. 1, 1928 and passed away on May 16, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington,...

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