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Police, social workers team up to help the community's homeless

Social workers and local police officers are working together in a new Snohomish County unit which is meant to help homeless individuals get to services that can help them. Marysville, Arlington and...

 

Marysville Library hosts levy open house

Sno-Isle Libraries officials came out to the Marysville Library to talk about their levy on the April 24 ballot during an open house event. The levy is meant to help Sno-Isle Libraries, which runs...

 

Drama Club presents 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell Drama Club will bring a 1920 musical to life with their spring performance of "The Drowsy Chaperone." The play premiers with a senior matinee performance...

 

City asks voters to approve new jail, police building

Marysville voters will decide on a 0.1 percent sales tax increase this August that would help fund a new police and jail building for the city if passed. The new police and jail facility is planned to...

 

Eagle Scout makes sign for Haller Park

Arlington's Haller Park has a new sign to welcome guests thanks to a local teen taking on the task for his Eagle Scout project. The sign is made from a tree that was previously in park but was...

 

Public can help MSD plan strategic vision

The Marysville School District is inviting local families to a community meeting on April 21 to discuss the future direction of local schools. The district has been working on a plan for their schools over the past year and been talking with many...

 

M'ville, Health District disagree on needle exchange program

The city of Marysville is considering pulling their funding of the Snohomish Health District over the district's plans to expand Everett's needle exchange program. The Snohomish County Syringe...

 

Community members help plan manufacturing, industrial area

Marysville and Arlington have started to map out their vision for the Arlington Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center with a public kickoff meeting on April 4. The Arlington Marysville...

 

Children can participate in crafts at Hibulb Center

Every other Saturday the Hibulb Cultural Center provides crafts for local children to paint, color or create. The center at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip, serves as a museum for Tulalip Tribal history...

 

New water main will be added to Sunnyside Blvd.

Construction work along Sunnyside Boulevard that will build a new water main was scheduled to begin April 9. Construction of the 537-foot water main will go from Soper Hill Road to 29th Place NE. The...

 

B&G Club reduces transportation costs

The Arlington Boys & Girls Club has greatly reduced the cost of transportation from local middle schools to the club. The price used to be $150 per month for after-school transportation, but now...

 

Bartell Drugs slated to open April 21

A new Bartell Drugs will open in Arlington this April at 7423 204th St. NE. The drugstore will hold a grand opening event on April 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., that is open to the general public....

 

Marysville plans Earth Day tree planting at Strawberry Fields

Locals can come down to Strawberry Fields Park on Earth Day this year to help plant trees, improve streams for fish and participate in games and activities. The event is on April 21 at Strawberry...

 

Students participate in March for Our Lives

Five students from around the county were flown to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Our Lives on March 24. The March for Our Lives was a national gun violence protest that has come...

 

Kids race for Easter Eggs

Kids charged through the Arlington Airport field during the city of Arlington's annual Easter Egg Hunt on March 31. The event is an annual tradition for the community, put on by the city of...

 

M'ville holds Easter Egg Hunt

Local children came out to fill their Easter baskets as part of the city of Marysville's annual Easter Egg Hunt at Jennings Park on March 31. The event brings many local organizations, volunteers and...

 

Rep. Larsen tours Lakewood High School

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen stopped by the new Lakewood High School on March 27 to tour many of the STEM and CTE classes that are new or have been improved by the new campus. Larsen represents Washington's...

 

Sno-Isle Libraries put levy on April ballot

Local voters will be voting on a levy from the Sno-Isle Libraries on their April 24 ballot that is meant to maintain the library district's current operations. Sno-Isle Libraries run local libraries i...

 

Neobots go to district competition

The Arlington Neobots robotics team competed at the Glacier Peak Districts this year on March 24. The team participates in the FIRST robotics competition, which is a nonprofit organization that...

 

Health Fair provides information

The Stillaguamish Senior Center held their annual Health Fair on March 28 to help locals learn about various services and organizations that help aging adults. “We had just under 50 vendors here today,” said Marilyn Enright outreach and wellness...

 

Strawberry Festival talent show accepting applications

Auditions for the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show begin this May and the deadline to apply is on May 7. The local talent shows gives people from all across the Puget Sound an opportunity to display their talent. “Anybody is welcome,...

 

Phung, Granger named Students of the Month

Marysville Getchell Bio-Med Academy students Jamie Phung and Ben Granger were honored for their work in the community and in their school. Jamie and Ben are March's Students of the Month, an award...

 

Plans revealed for Oso landslide memorial

Four years to the day after the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide took the lives of 43 locals, family members of the victims gathered at the site to unveil plans for a memorial there. Families hope that...

 

Marysville students compete in Future Chefs competition

Students from Marysville's elementary schools gathered at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on March 22 to compete in the national Future Chefs competition. The competition is put on by food services...

 

Locals get appraisals of antiques, heirlooms

Marysville locals brought their antiques and family heirlooms to get appraised as part of the city's annual Treasure Trove Antique Appraisal Show on March 24. For $10 the show provides residents an...

 

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