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Arlington/Darrington advance to finals in national competition

Arlington and Darrington are one of the eight finalists in the national America's Best Communities competition and have received $100,000 to implement their community improvement plan. In about a year the three winners of the competition will be...

Officials break ground for new M-PHS cafeteria

Marysville officials broke ground near the site of the future Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria, which will replace the old cafeteria, site of the Oct. 24, 2014 school shooting. Officials symbolically broke ground for the new construction on ...

Voters reject school bond

Marysville School District's bond measure on the April 26 ballot fell short with 6,882 votes, or 50.47 percent, approving the measure, and 6,753 votes, or 49.53 percent, rejecting the bond. The bond measure needed 60 percent of the vote to pass. The ...

New local charity helps those in need

One local mother has started a charity that is providing supplies to those dealing with poverty or homelessness in the Arlington and Marysville area. Sonya Christilaw is the founder of Nana's Foundation, which provides free supplies, clothes and...

Volunteers plan Smokey Point Clean-Up Day

Volunteers and local businesses are invited to make Smokey Point better during the Smokey Point Community Clean-Up Day on May 14. Community members will be working at four different sites "that have a lot of garbage and a lot of overgrowth in the...

Volunteers work on Whitehorse Trail

Three hundred people helped clear blackberries on the Whitehorse Trail Saturday. For Comcast Cares Day, employees and their friends and families showed up in Oso on Saturday, gathering at a newly acquired future trail head, one mile west of Oso. Snohomish County Parks closed the deal last month on...

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...

Tomahawks defeat Chargers 11-8

The Marysville-Pilchuck girls softball team came into the game on April 29 at the top of the division, with Marysville Getchell coming in as a winless team. From the start of the game the Tomahawks controlled the momentum as they pulled away in the...

Getchell tops M-P on the tennis courts

Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell girls tennis teams went into the April 26 matchup with records of 1-4 and 0-5, respectively. With a crosstown rivalry the matches were hard fought across the board. In the end the Chargers took the win by...

M-P soccer tops Arlington 4-0

Marysville-Pilchuck went into the April 30 game in the top three of the division with a record of 7-3-0, as Arlington went in with a record of 1-7-1. At their matchup, it looked like Arlington was going to keep it close as the match remained...

Liberty gets Healthy Kids grant

Marysville's Liberty Elementary will have about $47,000 to improve their playground equipment thanks to Washington state's Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools program. The grant program provided $5 million to schools around the state for improvements in...

Cinco de Mayo celebration set for May 6

Locals can celebrate Latino culture with family activities and food at Marysville’s annual free Cinco de Mayo Community Celebration on May 6. The volunteer-run event will be held at the Totem Middle School cafeteria and gymnasium, at 1605 7th St., in Marysville, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There...

Fishing derby returns May 7

Marysville's annual fishing derby will return to Jennings Park on May 7 and the public is invited to bring their children out for a day of pond fishing. The Jennings Memorial Park Kiwanis Pond will be filled with fish during the event for children...

The May To-Do List for local gardeners

Here we are in high gear with the "petal" to the metal so to speak, all of us trying to cram a year's worth of gardening into one month and it doesn't work very well, does it? It's important to remember that gardening is more of a marathon rather than a sprint and we will enjoy it a whole lot more...

Chili cook-off benefits Historical Society

The Marysville community is invited to a free chili cook-off at the Marysville Historical Society's new museum building this May 14. The chili cook-off will be the first public event at the museum building, which is meant as a building for the...

Staying active for better health

Did you know it is recommended to take 10,000 steps per day? Have you started tracking your steps with an activity tracker? You might be surprised how few steps or active minutes you really take each day. If you have a sedentary job and lifestyle,...

Alexander Jeffrey Koch

Alexander Koch, of Marysville, Wash. passed away on April 22, 2016. Alex was born on Jan. 5, 1998 in Everett. Alex was currently working toward finishing school and dreamed of becoming a police officer, like his grandfather. He had so much love and...

Wilbert "Bill" Bradburn

Bill Bradburn was born Oct. 29, 1927, in Everett, Wash. He died on April 23, 2016, in Marysville, Wash. Bill served two years in the army during the Korean War. While in the army, he married Arlita Stoll. Once out of the military, they both enrolled in the University of Washington. Bill was...

Jack Tom Lee

Born as Hung Chuck Tom, April 26, 1931 in New York, and passed on March 13, 2016 in Marysville, Wash. Jack was a highly respected member of the aviation community who served honorably in combat in Korea and Vietnam. Jack worked with Flying Tiger...

Marjorie Ann Jones

Marjorie "Margie" Jones was born Aug. 9, 1936 in Granite Falls, Wash. and departed her family on April 10, 2016. Marjorie, a Washington native for most her life, was devoted to her family, raising nine children on her own. Marjorie is survived by...

Betty Lou (Lowe) Rosfeld

Betty Lou (Lowe) Rosfeld of Marysville, Wash. was born in Abilene, Texas on April 18, 1944, and passed away on April 26, 2016. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ernie Rosfeld; and daughters, Adria Vincent and Tonya Dills. She also leaves...

Youlet Dewayne Shumaker

Youlet Dewayne Shumaker was born on June 5, 1938 and passed away on April 29, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

Sid Jimenez Galope

Sid Jimenez Galope was born on May 15, 1933 and passed away on April 25, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

Barbara Ann Turpin

Barbara Ann Turpin, passed away on April 28, 2016 at her home in Marysville. Barb was born on July 20, 1937 to Clyde and Alice Rand in Mukilteo, Wash. She was raised in Marysville, Wash. and graduated from Marysville High School in 1955. She is...

Susan Elsie Lester

Susan Lester died unexpectedly on March 26, 2016. Susan was born on Dec. 7, 1951 in Sequim, Wash. She had a career as Assistant Buyer for the city of Everett, however, if you asked Susan, she was most proud of her family. Susan is survived by her...

Sharon Kay Harsh

Sharon Kay Marsh was born on March 15, 1945 and passed away on April 23, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville,...

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