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Environmentalists fighting Marysville's mandatory garbage service

Marysville’s mandatory garbage policy has some environmentally conscious residents frustrated with their required garbage bill, which they receive even when they don’t use the service. Although the city has had mandatory garbage service for many decades, residents of annexed areas, like Soper...

Marysville passes tougher laws against panhandling

The city of Marysville is getting tougher on panhandling after a new ordinance passed the city council during their meeting on Oct. 13. The ordinance will prohibit all panhandling at nighttime, prohibit panhandling at highway on and off-ramps and prohibit panhandling at specific city...

Marysville Salvation Army opens larger facility

The Marysville/Tulalip branch of the Salvation Army moved into a greatly expanded community center where they held their ribbon cutting and dedication on Oct. 18. The local Salvation Army last year served more than 1,500 meals and logged more than...

Important candidates for Arlington talk at forum

Candidates in several important upcoming races faced off during an Arlington Chamber of Commerce meeting at a candidate’s forum on Oct. 14. The eight campaigners, including candidates for Snohomish County Executive, the U.S. Congress seat for Washington’s 2nd District, the state legislature...

Suiattle River Road will re-open, bringing more local access to Mt. Baker National Forest

Nearby trails and outdoor destinations in the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest will become more accessible for locals once the Suiattle River Road reopens on Oct. 25. The road, also known as Forest Service Road 26, has been closed to motorized traffic for about a decade, but will be opened to...

Marysville All City Food Drive coming soon

With the holidays just around the corner, volunteers from several organizations will kick off the Marysville All City Food Drive on Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to help neighbors in need this season by collecting donations of money, food ...

Celebrate a Pink Halloween

The Sweat Shop in Arlington is hosting A Pink Halloween on Friday, Oct. 24 in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The festivities include raffle baskets, activities and games, fun workouts, great food and a special Halloween performance by The Moon Sirens. Kids are welcome and costumes...

Local ladies did some Swapping for a Cause

Dozens of ladies gathered at the Marysville Holiday Inn to support Swapping for a Cause, which raised over $1,700 for Domestic Violence Service of Snohomish County and Eagle Wings Ministries. The more than 65 women brought their gently used...

Marysville's Ballew receives First Annual Family Values Award

Family and friends came to support Marysville's Parks and Recreation Director Jim Ballew as he received the first annual Family Values Award from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday, October 16. Community members from both...

Come out and join Taking Steps to Beat Breast Cancer on October 25

A group of local friends have organized a 5K walk/run to fundraise for the American Cancer Society for cancer research and programs supporting those fighting cancer. “Some of the organizing committee members have been friends since elementary school. All of us have one thing in common though –...

Fall into Art Auction raises more than $10,000 Nearly sold-out crowd

With nearly a sell-out crowd, the Arlington Arts Council surpassed its goal of $10,000 at its 12th annual Fall into Art Auction Saturday. A group of 114 art advocates enjoyed dinner at Gleneagle Country Club while buying art and artistic adventures ...

Arlington holds hearing on EMS levy rate

A public hearing was held Monday, when Arlington City Council took input on a proposed EMS levy rate increase to the maximum allowed 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed value. While the voters' approval of the levy lid lift this spring set the price of this year's property tax collection, council can...

Arlington High School's improved menu attracts congressman

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen got into an Arlington High School apron on Oct. 14 to serve local students lunch and learn about the school's food programs. Arlington High School has made efforts in recent years to improve the nutrition and variety of ...

Marysville students learn about congress from U.S. Congressman

Fifth graders at Marysville's Grove Elementary got a visit from U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, their representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Oct. 13. The Grove Elementary students were learning how the American government works and...

Tomahawks clip Eagles' wings at Homecoming

Homecoming went according to script for Marysville-Pilchuck last weekend. Austin Joyner scored early and often, the defense held firm against Arlington's impressive offense, and the stage is set for this weekend's big showdown with Oak Harbor. "It...

volunteers help put finishing touches on playground

Arlington Boy's tennis: The Eagles fell to Everett early last week but topped Marysville-Getchell to close its regular season with a 5-5 record. The 3A North Tournament began yesterday afternoon and continues today. Volleyball: The 3A league is...

Arlington gearing up for crucial stretch run

Just three contests remain on Arlington's regular season schedule after last night's battle with Shorewood, and every one will play a crucial role in determining the seeding of the highly-contested 3A league. Shorecrest maintains an advantage of a...

Youth abounds at Grace Academy, but Eagles still flying high

There's just one Lee brother left on this year's roster, and eight freshmen, but the Grace Academy Eagle's soccer team refuses to slow down or dampen their goals. Defeating Shoreline Christian last week by a score of 8-2, Grace improved its record...

Arlington High drama presents Almost, Maine

The wait is over and love is in the air! Once again, the Arlington High School drama department will stage an outstanding production for our community. John Cariani’s Almost, Maine is quickly approaching and will be premiering in the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. on November 7, 8,...

PUTTING THE GARDEN TO BED

First off let me say that I don’t like the expression “Putting the garden to bed” because it sounds so final. The fact is that there are still plants out there that are wide awake and believe it or not, there are some plants that react to...

Thank a cop for their service

Last week there were shootings all over North Snohomish County. A 43-year-old Granite Falls man started his morning by shooting up the Granite Falls Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 16. After firing several rounds there he headed to Lake Stevens where he shot at the police station as well as...

Eleanor "Billy" LaClair

Eleanor "Billy" LaClair passed from this world October 8, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born in Tulalip Wash. to Arthur Hatch Sr. and Helen McLaine on July 13, 1923. She leaves her sisters Maxine (Clyde) Williams and Anita "Keeta" Sheldon and numerous nieces, nephews, and family...

Guy William "Bill" Verbeek

On Monday, October 6, 2014, Guy William Verbeek, lovingly known as "Bill" by most, an amazing husband, father, grandfather and friend to so many, passed away in death in Everett, Wash. He was born June 23, 1946 in Arlington, Wash. and was raised in...

Jourdan Brianna Bradley

Jourdan Brianna Bradley, beautiful 24 year-old woman, passed on Friday, October 10, 2014. She was the beloved daughter of Marti and Mark Bradley; younger sister of Derek Bradley and Garret Bradley; loved by her family and friends. Jourdan was born...

Susan "Sue" Mary MacSweeney

Susan "Sue" Mary MacSweeney, age 61 of Marysville, Wash. passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, October 16, 2014 after a heroic battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was born January 4, 1953 in Everett, Wash. to Frank and Frances Paseka who...

Gary Lee Barber

Aug. 3, 1940 – Oct. 8, 2014 Gary was born in Nebraska in 1940 to Floyd and Thelma Barber. He moved with his family to Oregon first before settling in Washington state in 1950. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in his early 20's before settling down and starting his own family. He moved several...

Rebecca Lynn Lane

Oct. 29, 1967 - Oct. 10, 2014 Rebecca (Becky) passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 10, 2014. She was born October 29, 1967 in Jamestown, N.D. Her family moved to Washington when she was eight years old. She lived on Camano Island with her...

Helen Arnalou Hodson Roark

Helen Arnalou Hodson Roark, 87, of Arlington,WA, born to Issac and Gladys Hodson on March 2, 1927 passed away on October 6, 2014 surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Helen is preceded in death by her...

Gaius Kazen

Gaius Kazen went to be with Jesus October 17, 2014 at age 63. He passed away peacefully with his wife, Donna by his side. Gaius's memorial service will be held on October 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Smokey Point Community Church at 17221 Smokey Point...

Daryl Everett Griffith

Daryl Everett Griffith, age 74, passed away on October 13, 2014, in Stanwood, Washington with his family by his side. Daryl was the most loving, caring man and that's what made his wife fall in love with him, all 49 years. Daryl was a wonderful man...

Bernice Jenny Molstad

"Meem" Bernice Jenny Molstad, 95, passed away October 10, 2014 at her home in Bryant, Wash. She was born to Carl and Alice Westman June 25, 1919 in New Effington, S.D. Bernice lived in South Dakota, Canada and then on to Washington, where she spent...

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