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More local solar energy on the way PUD's Planet Power to fund new solar project in Marysville

Several thousand Snohomish County PUD customers are supporting solar energy by participating in the utility’s voluntary Planet Power green energy program. The PUD is finalizing plans for four additional projects to be installed this year including one at Marysville’s YMCA. With the new...

No trespassing at SR530 slide site in Oso

Following several complaints and concerns by the community, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that the area affected by the 530 Slide is private property and walking onto the site is considered trespassing. In addition, the unauthorized removal of items from the area...

Arlington home to county's first pot shop

Hundreds of locals swarmed into the newly-opened Cascade Kropz, LLC last week, interested in seeing what Snohomish County's first marijuana retailer had to offer. According to the mother-son owners, they didn't leave disappointed. Located just north of Smokey Point in Arlington, Cascade Kropz had...

88th Street will receive new signal intersection

Intersection Improvements and road maintenance were approved during the July 14 Marysville City Council meeting. The Marysville City Council moved forward with two transportation projects during their July 14 meeting, including installing a signal...

Meet author Frank Morse at the Marysville Library

Meet author Frank Morse at the Marysville Library on Saturday, August 2 at 11 a.m. located at 6120 Grove St. Local author Frank Morse will read from his book, "Can You Help Me Find My Friend?", a collection of short stories culled from his experience as an International Police Officer in Bosnia...

Project Homeless Connect provides services to 1,300 at day-long event

Pat, an army veteran who made her way to Evergreen Middle School Thursday, July 10, found a haircut, a referral to a dentist, a backpack full of toiletries, information on housing resources and free legal advice. “I was amazed at how many services were under one roof,” said Pat (who declined...

Arlington passes anti-panhandling laws

The City of Arlington last week started enforcing new laws which criminalized coercive and obstructive panhandling and camping in public areas. The new legislation comes as a result of an increased number of complaints about unacceptably aggressive...

Surveillance camera installed at Haller Park

As part of Arlington's recent push against panhandling and illegal camping, a new surveillance camera has been installed at Haller Park. The City of Arlington has received an increasing amount of complaints regarding unacceptable behavior at Haller...

Seattle Mariners will pay tribute to Oso landslide victims

Local residents can receive free tickets for the Seattle Mariners’ “Stilly Valley Community Day” on July 26. To honor the Stillaguamish Valley area and victims of the March 22 Oso landslide the Seattle Mariners are handing out free tickets in...

Marysville Walgreens on State Ave. opens

After months of renovation, the old O'Reilly Auto Parts building in downtown Marysville is open again as a Walgreens. Marysville's new Walgreens held their grand opening on July 18 while giving out donations to local organizations and opening their...

Annual "Sounds of Summer" concerts begin in Marysville

Marysville's annual "Sounds of Summer" concert series began last week at Jennings Park, bringing free concerts that fill the park's stage with the different sounds of funk, reggae and rock every Thursday. The series takes place in front of the...

Rotary Club of Arlington's Duck Dash Raises over $110,000

A "Buck per Duck" totals $16,352 to be donated directly to victims of the Oso Mudslide. The Rotary Club of Arlington sold 16,352 tickets for the 26th Annual Great Stilly Duck Dash on July 4, 2014. Following the tragic mudslide in Oso, the Rotary...

Local crime information fully available online

In recent years local jurisdictions have adopted CrimeMapping.com to bring loads of information to the public. CrimeMapping.com has helped bring the Internet's proclivity for information transparency to one of the most impactful issues to many:...

Tulalip Tribes and US Attorney sign MOU for Special Assistant US Attorney Appointment

Tribal prosecutor will have Special Assistant US Attorney status to implement VAWA 2013 provisions Herman Williams, Chairman of the Tulalip Tribes signed a memorandum of understanding today with the United States Attorney for the Western District,...

Arlington gears up to fight crime on National Night Out

Alongside thousands of other cities and communities across the country, Arlington will come together on the evening of August 5 to heighten crime and drug prevention and awareness on the National Night Out. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on August 5,...

The top ten reasons to visit the Garden Center in July

There has never been any question in my mind as to why gardeners come to garden centers in April and May. They are starved for color and ready to get their fingers back into the soil. But July is a different matter. Here are my top ten reasons for...

State asks if Court will fine taxpayers for McCleary response

Circle your calendars for September 3. That is the date we'll start to get a feel for if the state is on a crash course for a full-fledged constitutional crisis or if the respective branches of government will respect the separations of power. The first attempt to back of the current dangerous...

Not everyone enjoys personal fireworks

Editor, I'm most pleased to see that someone is addressing the out-of-control 4th of July fireworks. I am the one who chases terrified animals - both wild and domestic - attempting to get them to safety. I had to move from a house near Lake Stevens as the neighbors shot hundreds of dollars worth...

Primary elections are here, don't forget to vote

I’m sure you’ve all seen them and hopefully you’re planning on taking a few minutes to sit down and read them as well. Voter’s Pamphlets should be in your mailboxes and ready for you to open up and read. There are many who wonder why they...

Jerome Benny "Ben" Halverson

Jerome Benny "Ben" Halverson passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of July 10, 2014 at the age of 80. Ben was born on December 22, 1933 his birthplace being the family home in East Stanwood (Lake Goodwin) to Oscar Carroll...

Dale MacAllister

Arrived on Earth: April 22, 1962 Arrived in Heaven: July 4, 2014 Dale MacAllister, age 52, of Lynnwood, Wash. passed away peacefully on July 4, 2014 after a short but valiant battle with colon cancer. Dale was born April 22, 1962 in Everett. He was raised and educated in Marysville. Dale grew up...

Daniel C. Rose

Daniel Corlett Rose died peacefully at home on July 15, 2014 due to bile duct cancer. Born December 10, 1933 in Everett to Dr. John William and Thirza Esther (Corlett) Rose, Dan grew up in and lived nearly his entire life in Marysville. He...

Vernon R. Fitch

Vernon R. Fitch, 95, passed away June 29, 2014, in Marysville. He was a pioneer in this area. He was born to Burton and Gladys Fitch in Marysville, June 17, 1919. He went through the Marysville school system graduating from "MHS" in 1937. He then...

David Eugene Knowles

David Eugene Knowles, 42 passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014. He was born March 21, 1972, and grew up in and around Lake Stevens, Wash., before moving to Okanogan, where he spent the remainder of his life. David was an incredibly loving and...

Richard H. Taht

In Memory of Richard H. "Dick" Taht Dec. 2, 1925 - July 16, 2013 Much loved husband, father, granddad and uncle and friend. Born in New Jersey, raised in the Panama Canal Zone and a long-time resident of Lynnwood who spent his retirement years at...

 
 
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