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ASD bond would improve schools

Arlington School District voters will make a decision on Feb. 13 regarding a $107.5 million bond proposal which funds a variety of projects, including replacing Post Middle School. All schools would...

 

Local police officer helps send bikes to Zambia

One Marysville police officer helped to send 24 bicycles around the world to Zambia where they are helping locals have reliable transportation. Police officer Joe Belleme said he learned about the...

 

Housing Hope helps local families build their own homes

Eight local families finished building their own homes this January as part of Housing Hope's Team HomeBuilding program. The eight families moved into the Arlington homes on Jan. 12 after a ceremony...

 

Work underway to install new medians on 67th Ave.

The city of Arlington is installing new medians on 67th Avenue NE that could become a standard model for the city's traffic dividers. Work began on the medians on Jan. 8. Arlington Maintenance and...

 

Pierman, Estudillo are Students of the Month

Arthur Estudillo and Abagail Pierman, two Arts and Technology High School seniors, were recognized as January's Students of the Month. The two students were honored for their academic involvement at...

 

Community celebrates opening of new library

Sno-Isle Libraries officials held the grand opening for their new local library that will serve the Smokey Point and Lakewood areas on Jan. 6. The library is at 3411 169th Place NE, Suites ABC, Arling...

 

Nehring discusses plans for Marysville in 2018

Continuing road planning, trail expansions, public safety initiatives and advancing the Manufacturing-Industrial Center are some of the projects slated for Marysville in the new year. “I’m excited about 2018. Things are really going well here in...

 

Hibulb's Native Art Mart highlights tribal artists

The Hibulb Cultural Center's Native Art Marts allow local tribal artists an opportunity to display and sell their work every month. Lena Jones, a Hibulb Cultural Center employee and the main organizer...

 

Scouts recycle Christmas trees

Now that the holiday season is over, many of Arlington's Christmas trees were gathered and recycled by Arlington Boy Scout Troop 29 on Jan. 6. The local troop gathers the trees to be recycled. This...

 

Two suspects arrested in Pinewood vandalism case

Two suspects were arrested on Jan. 4 in connection with vandalism to Marysville's Pinewood Elementary caused largely by discharging a firearm or firearms into the school. The school is believed to...

 

Registration begins for popular dances

Registration is now open for the city of Marysville’s annual dances, including the popular Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance, the Mother-Son Superhero Dance and the Prom Re-Run. Those interested in signing up can go the city’s website at...

 

Kids get hands-on science demonstration at library

Although it was winter break for many local children, Sno-Isle Libraries kept science going with their Winter Science Extravaganza program. This year, kids at the Marysville Library got a hands-on...

 

Tolbert discusses Arlington's plans for 2018

When looking forward to the issues that the city will be addressing in 2018, Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert said the planned Marysville-Arlington Manufacturing Industrial Center continues to have the potential to create a lot of local jobs. Local...

 

Cold weather shelters ready if needed

Marysville and Arlington's cold weather shelters are open for the season whenever the temperature is forecasted to drop below freezing levels. Arlington Emergency Cold Weather Shelter "We're open...

 

Quil Ceda Happy Dental opens in Tulalip

New Tulalip dentistry office Quil Ceda Happy Dental held their grand opening on Dec. 13. Doctors Christine Chen, Mike Hsieh and Eric Greenhalgh are taking over the office at 8825 34th Ave. NE, Suite...

 

Smokey Point Library opens Jan. 6

Sno-Isle Libraries plan to hold the grand opening of their new Lakewood/Smokey Point Library on Jan. 6. The new library at 3411 169th Place NE will be open five days a week, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on...

 

ISC students recognized for involvement

Marysville Getchell students Eden Au Nguyen and Carson Mielke were honored as December's Students of the Month for their work within their schools. The two seniors, from Marysville Getchell High Schoo...

 

Tulalip Tribes break ground on new casino

Officials from the Tulalip Tribes broke ground on Dec. 12 for a new and expanded Quil Ceda Creek Casino that will include a hotel and parking garage. Officials say that they currently plan for the...

 

Marysville's annual Toy Store provides holiday gifts to families in the community

The Marysville Toy Store provided toys and other gifts to hundreds of families in need this holiday season. The program is run by a group of Marysville Community Food Bank volunteers, is staffed...

 

Negotiations for merging fire services end

Talks between Marysville and Arlington to potentially merge their fire services are likely coming to an end after the Marysville City Council voted to end negotiations during their Dec. 11 meeting. The city of Marysville is currently provided fire se...

 

MSD collects public input

The Marysville School District is planning for the future of their secondary schools and completed one of their first steps in gathering some public opinions. The district plans to take this school ye...

 

Marysville firefighters give coats to kids

Marysville firefighters completed their third drop off of coats of the year for local elementary students on Dec. 12. On that day about 40 Marshall Elementary students received brand new winter coats...

 

State Rep. Eslick meets with constituents

Recently appointed 39th State Legislative District Rep. Carolyn Eslick met with some of her constituents on Dec. 12 to talk about local issues. Eslick was appointed to the seat this September to...

 

ATI Physical Therapy opens in M'ville

ATI Physical Therapy opened a new Marysville location and plan to provide local medical services to those who need it to get them back to physical activity. The office had their ribbon cutting for...

 

AHS jazz choir presents 'It's a Wonderful Christmas Show'

The Arlington High School jazz choir Flight ushered in the holiday season with their annual "It's a Wonderful Christmas Show" this December. The choir performed the show on Dec. 1, 2, 8 and 9. The...

 

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