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Major skateboarding competition returns to Arlington

City of Arlington ranked as a top 10 neighborhood

In their article from September 5, 2014, The Puget Sound Business Journal ranked Arlington as #4 in their “Top 10 Neighborhoods Ranked by School Performance”. The Puget Sound Business Journal is an online news source reporting the latest breaking business news, as well as a selection of the...

Marysville Police announce top departmental honors, commendations

Marysville Police recently honored recipients of several departmental awards and commendations presented to members of the city’s law enforcement community and the people who support them. Detective Craig Bartl was named Officer of the Year for heading a 2013 homicide case involving an...

Program will help fund new homes for those who lost houses in Oso slide

Those who lost their homes in the Oso landslide or subsequent flood may soon receive help due to the $670,000 the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation has allocated for recovery support. The $670,000 will fund a program meant to assist families in returning to permanent housing, according to a...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Snohomish County Domestic Violence Coalition is holding a donation drive this month to benefit Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County and Tulalip Safe House Shelter. We are accepting donations of full sized toiletries including shampoo,...

Applicants sought for housing, community development projects

Nonprofit organizations, for-profit developers and government agencies are encouraged to review Notices of Fund Availability (NOFAs) and submit applications for projects that create affordable housing, public facility or infrastructure projects. An estimated $3.5 million in federal and local grant...

Health forum will encourage planning for crisis care

Debilitating health problems can strike at any age. That fact of life will be the focus of an Oct. 22 forum, “Don’t Wait for a Crisis: Health Care, Your Way,” to be held at the Edmonds Center for Arts at 6 p.m. The event, part of the Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series, is free and...

Donate now to 2014 Toys for Tots

Your South Snohomish County Toys for Tots program is launching its 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign with an exciting challenge led by 5-year-old Amelia Bauer-Lane. Bauer-Lane began her relationship with Toys for Tots at just three years old. For the next two years she would bring donations to the local...

Major skateboarding competition returns to Arlington

The Centennial Trail Push Race, an Arlington skateboarding competition sponsored by the International Distance Skating Association (IDSA), brought numerous skateboarding enthusiasts to the area on the weekend of Oct. 11 and Oct. 12. The event...

Bayview Trail in Marysville gets an extension

Eastern Marysville's Bayview Trail has been extended and is now a 1.3 mile trail which goes from SR 528 to 84th Street NE. On Oct. 10, city officials cut the ribbon to the second phase of the trail, which was first opened three years ago in 2011....

Church in Smokey Point completes service projects

Smokey Point Community Church had over 400 members show up to complete 14 projects for their Day of Service on Sept. 21. Some members cleaned up liter in the Kent Prairie area and other members trimmed blackberry bushes at the Stormwater Wetland...

Join Mayor for coffee klatch, preview of what's ahead in 2015

Marysville residents are invited to join Mayor Jon Nehring for coffee on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at Marysville Fire District Station No. 62-Shoultes, to share ideas on City issues and catch an early glimpse of what’s ahead in the new year. The coffee klatch will be in the Fire Training...

Local church holds Blessing of the Dogs

On Sunday, Oct. 5, Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Marysville held a "Blessing of the Dogs" during their Sunday church service. After the blessings at the church the congregation went to Strawberry Fields to the Rover Off-Leash Dog Park at 6100...

Marijuana producers capped at 14

Arlington City Council finally voted to cap the number of marijuana producers and processors in Arlington. Two council members were against the cap of 14, but for very different reasons. Chris Raezer was opposed to amending an ordinance in place. "The manufacturing and processing of marijuana is...

Soroptimists, Kiwanis choose Students of the Month

Marysville Soroptimists and Kiwanis Clubs have chosen Angela Mendoza and Roger Devora s their October Students of the Month. Both Mendoa and Devora are students at Marysville-Getchell High School. Mendoza holds a 3.75 grade average and has ben on...

Prep Roundup

Arlington Football: The Eagles won their fifth straight Stilly Cup last Friday night at home against Stanwood, besting the Spartans by a final score of 28-0. Arlington jumped out to an early lead by capitalizing on three turnovers to grab a 14-0...

Tommies in the mix for season's last few weeks

With the regular season winding down later this month, the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks are still on the hunt for the Wesco North 3A title and a shot at some postseason volleyball. The Tommies topped Glacier Peak late last week in a roller-coaster ...

Arlington schools hope to upgrade aging bus fleet

A transportation levy for the Arlington School District will be on the upcoming Nov. 4 ballot, which Arlington school officials hope will bring 26 new buses to the district. The two-year $3 million levy can only be used to purchase buses. The...

Chargers on hunt for first league win

Marysville Getchell went punch-for-punch with undefeated Oak Harbor last weekend, but injuries and bad breaks in the second half cost the Chargers the game. Getchell struck first in the opening quarter, with Devon Green sailing a 30-yard field goal...

As close as it gets

Whether the Tomahawks have won, lost or drawn this season, it's been by the smallest of margins. In fact, just one of Pilchuck's first 11 games has been decided by more than one goal. That was the case again last week at Quil Ceda Stadium against...

Thousands gather for Hole in the Wall Invite

What started decades ago as a small, regional meet has grown into anything but. Seventy-five high schools, eleven middle schools and nearly 2,100 registered runners gathered last weekend at Lakewood High School to participate in the 31st annual...

Why use a local travel agent?

Why use a local travel agent? Let me count the ways. Using a local travel agent is all about building relationships. We get to know our clients personally, their likes and dislikes, their hopes and dreams. We work very hard to create the perfect vacation experience that will make memories that...

Maple Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette

For each season I like to create new flavor profiles for a variety of green salads, and for this fall I decided on a maple pumpkin seed vinaigrette. A few favorite ingredients that I like to toss in the bowl are fresh spinach, apples, candied...

"Being Frank"

I am honored and humbled to follow in the footsteps of Billy Frank Jr. as chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. Of course no one can ever truly replace our longtime chairman and friend Billy Frank Jr. It will take all of us to do that. ...

It's time to plant bulbs

I have fond memories of planting bulbs as a youngster. First, Mom and I would go to the garden center and study all the delicious varieties we had to choose from. Then, after making our decision and purchases we would go home and lay the bulbs out...

What should you ask when diagnosed with breast cancer

Millions of women in the country have heard those dreaded words from their doctor, “You have breast cancer.” One in eight women will be diagnosed with this often-deadly disease but with early detection the chances of survival go up immensely. If you are one of those who have to face those...

Ron L. Davis

March 2, 1953 - October 4, 2014 Ron L. Davis, 61, of Bothell, after an extended illness passed away October 4, 2014. Ron was born on March 2, 1953 in Monroe, Washington. He spent his childhood in Arlington. Ron loved motorcycle riding, golfing and blues music. He was a remodel contractor by trade...

Arlene Ann Abbeg

Oct. 31, 1942 - Oct. 4, 2014 Arlene Ann Abbeg was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. On Saturday, October 4, 2014, Arlene, 71, passed away at her home of 22 years in Smokey Pt., Washington, with her devoted husband, Jim ...

Patricia Jean "Patty" Olson

March 16, 1956 - Sept. 17, 2014 Patricia Olson lost her eight-year battle with breast cancer on September 17, 2014 when she went home to her Lord. Patty was born March 16, 1956 to James and Carolyn Killian. She leaves her daughter, Christine Olson;...

Cheryl Lynn Mueller

Cheryl Lynn Mueller, age 49 of Everett, Wash., went home to be with the Lord on October 2, 2014. Cheryl was born to Roland and Betty Mueller of Everett on December 15, 1964. She graduated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School, then went on to work...

Janet Teal

Janet Teal Our Sweet Beautiful Precious mother, Janet Teal, went to be with our Lord and Savior on September 28, 2014. Janet was born on January 24, 1937 in Fosston, Minnesota to Conrad and Lillian Kroken where she lived on their family farm along...

David E. Clifton

Our beloved David E. Clifton entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on September 26, 2014. He was 65 years old. He is survived by his three sons, David D. Clifton and Darren R. Clifton of Spokane, Wash. and Stephen Seketa of Greencastle, Ind.; one...

Beverly Jones Koetitz

August 24, 1936 - October 6, 2014 Beverly Jones Koetitz, 78, of Stanwood, Wash., passed away on October 6, 2014. Beverly was the second of three children of George Kuntz (stepfather) and Edith Mae Jensen. She was born on August 24, 1936 in Ronan,...

Barbara Wells

June 15, 1932 - October 5, 2014 Barbara Shirley Wells, 82, passed away October 5, 2014 in Marysville, Wash. She was born to James and Mary Wells June 15, 1932 in Colville, Wash. Barbara graduated from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Ore. in...

Cynthia Clark

October 22, 1989 - October 8, 2014 Cynthia "Cinder" Alisa Clark, 24 of Tulalip passed away unexpectedly on October 8, 2014. She was born October 22, 1989 to William Clark and Barbara Murphy-Nielsen in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated in 2009 from...

Donald Ewert

Oct. 20, 1952 - Oct. 2, 2014 Donald James Ewert, 61, of Rio Rico, Arizona, joined his loved ones in heaven on October 2, 2014. He died at his home of a heart attack. He was born October 20, 1952 in Wolf Point, Montana to Rev. Frank Henry Ewert and...

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