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Learn to save someone from an opioid overdose

Snohomish County Department of Human Services is offering another training session on how to save people from an opioid overdose. The training session takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 9, at...

 

Meetings focus on proposed tax

Residents will have two opportunities in coming weeks to learn about Marysville’s plan to fund expansion of the city’s jail and police station. The city is hosting two public meetings in the next two weeks to inform residents about the tax...

 

Performers shine at festival Talent Show

Seattle de Sitare, brought their Punjabi Bhangra dance and a chance to display their culture, to the Marysville Strawberry Festival Talent Show. Two dance teams, one of a dozen girls and another with...

 

Snohomish County agencies pool resources to tackle opioid abuse

Nearly one in six heroin deaths in 2016 Washington state occurred in Snohomish County and more than three quarters of Snohomish County overdoses in summer 2017 occurred in Everett and Marysville. The Snohomish County Executive, the County Council,...

 

Arlington chamber gets new name

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce has a new name. The chamber's board Feb. 13 announced to its membership that the organization is now the Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce. "We're trying...

 

It's not too late to get flu shot

Even though the reports of influenza appears to have reached its peak in Snohomish County, health officials are still recommending residents take steps to protect themselves. "We're hopeful that we're...

 

Police work to reduce crime in Marysville

Thanks to the efforts of the officers and leaders at the Marysville Police Department, the crime rate in the city declined over the past year. The reduction is the second year the crime rate has gone...

 

APD has positive impact on community

With nearly 30 personnel responsible for the protection of more than 19,000 people, the Arlington Police Department responds to tens of thousands of incidents throughout the year. Led by Chief Jonatha...

 

Local police team up with social workers

Local police team up with social workers...

 

Dental clinic participates in Give Kids a Smile

Staff members at Puget Sound Pediatric Dentistry are hoping to help around a 100 children from families who can’t afford dental coverage. The dental clinic, which has a location in Marysville, will be participating in the Give Kids a Smile event...

 
 By Nathan Whalen    News    January 3, 2018

MSD puts levies on Feb. 13 ballot

The Marysville School District is asking voters in February approve a couple of replacement levies that would provide millions of dollars of funding which is used to help pay for teachers and support staff, extra-curricular activities, athletics,...

 

Arlington firefighters give coats to local kids

As a cold snap blankets the Puget Sound region, some needy children will be dressed for the elements thanks to the actions of charitable firefighters. Firefighters from Fire District 21 - the...

 

MPD considers buying drones, laser scanner

The Marysville Police Department is looking to unmanned drones and a laser scanner to improve the way officers map vehicle accidents and crime scenes, and produce higher-quality visuals. The City...

 

'A Simple Gesture' helps food bank

The Arlington Community Food Bank hopes to bag more donations Leaders at the Arlington Community Food Bank found a simple way to encourage people to continue making donations. The food bank will...

 

Tulalip Bay FD holds Santa Run

Tulalip-area firefighters are busy decking out a fire engine with Christmas decorations to spread holiday cheer in the area. They will use the backup engine to bring Santa Claus to the neighborhoods...

 
 By Nathan Whalen    News    December 6, 2017

M'ville bans supervised drug consumption sites

The Marysville City Council last week took a step prohibiting supervised drug consumption sites. The council unanimously approved a six-month moratorium preventing such sites from opening within city limits. “It’s more of a pre-emptive...

 

'A Christmas Wish' helps bring holiday toy drive to Arlington

A group of volunteers is asking people to help ensure children in Arlington and Darrington with the most need enjoy a festive holiday season. Several community groups — including the Arlington Boys & Girls Club, the Arlington Community Food Bank an...

 

Salvaged wood used to benefit charity

Wood salvaged from a 100-year-old barn will find itself in a familiar place thanks to a charity-minded Marysville resident. Glenn Smith, a long-time general contractor, used hole-riddled cedar salvage...

 

Annual Santa Breakfast helps children in Arlington classrooms

Santa will be raising money in December to help improve the classroom experiences of children attending Arlington schools. The Second Annual Santa Breakfast will offer two seatings, the first is 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the second will be 10:30 a.m....

 

Talent on display at annual Festival show

Roman Soriano-Sanchez had a personal reason for singing "Hallelujah" – the somber and poignant ballad popularized by Leonard Cohen. "This is for my grandma up in Heaven," the 11-year-old student...

 

Local strawberries ready for picking at Biringer Farm

A cool, soaking wet winter didn't stop local strawberries from ripening on time, and berries are ripe for the picking at Biringer Farm where the Farm Market and Berry Barn are now open. The past six...

 

Small-town parade grows into a modern festival

Bob Buttke is a living bookend of the Marysville Strawberry Festival. The 2015 parade grand marshal - who is also a retired newspaper man and volunteer firefighter - attended the first planning...

 

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