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 By Pam Stevens    News    December 10, 2014

Washing hands will help keep you healthy

Coughing, sneezing and runny noses are common this time of year. One of the best ways to stay healthy during these cold and frosty months is to wash your hands often. "Bacteria, viruses, and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 3, 2014

Memorials at MPHS removed last week

One month to the day after the fatal shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School the memorials of teddy bears, balloons, flowers, cards and ribbons were removed. Students, staff, Tulalip Tribe...

 

Soroptimists have been busy helping community

Marysville Soroptimists are always looking for opportunities to help their neighbors and this past month they have found several ways to pitch in. The club has donated money to the Marysville Cold...

 

Holidays are a time when communities come together

I don’t know about all of you, but I love the Christmas season. For me, it’s not about the gifts, although I really do enjoy giving gifts to people I love, it’s about the ambiance that this time of year brings. The music playing throughout...

 

A lot to be thankful for

Every year we each get the opportunity to share in the tradition of Thanksgiving. With most of my family living far away from us, we get the privilege of sharing Thanksgiving with our dear friends this year. Of course, we all have our favorites from...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 19, 2014

Four victims of Marysville Pilchuck shooting lost

Three weeks after the tragic shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School, Nate Hatch went home to his family and over 200 well wishers on Thursday, Nov. 6. Hatch, the sole survivor of the violence...

 

911 calls only make us relive a dark moment in our history

The Marysville community has continued moving forward after the tragic events at Marysville Pilchuck High School on Oct. 24, however, the media seems to want to continue to glamourize what happened that by requesting the 911 calls that were made...

 

Keep up the good work Marysville

The last couple of weeks have certainly been an emotional roller coaster, especially for the Marysville community. Hearts continue healing and minds continue to try to wrap themselves around such a sad situation in so many young lives and those of...

 

Students from all over Washington send their love and support to MPHS

Most weekends you can see rival high school teams staring each other down on the field or court, however, last week, after the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck, high schools all over the state of...

 

Arrests made after threats to Arlington High School

On Thursday, Oct. 30 administrators at the Arlington School District received information that rumors were spreading regarding threats to some of the students at the high school. The threats were coming from outside of the school. The School...

 

Friends gather to help others for Thanksgiving

Hosting a dinner party for friends is always a good idea but Jeff and Lori Butner, with Van Dam Abbey Carpets in Marysville, want to make their dinner party even more special. The Butners purchased a...

 

Community support of students, families is awesome

It’s been over a week since the devastating news of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting and the loss of four young lives. My thoughts went first to the families of these kids, all of them, and to those who had witnessed the shooting that d...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 5, 2014

American Legion Post 178 holding Veterans Day events on Tuesday, Nov. 11

The public is invited to the annual Veterans Day celebration on Tuesday, November 11 from 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The morning will start with a Public Flag Retirement Ceremony on the south side of Carr’s Ace Hardware, 1521 2nd St., Marysville. In...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 29, 2014

Outlook's Senior Daze writer Katie Bourg passes away

For the past five years, Marysville's resident Katie Bourg has been an active part of the North County Outlook family writing the well-loved Senior Daze column. Bourg was 88 years old when she passed...

 

Get those ballots filled - It's time to vote

If you haven’t registered to vote in this year’s General Election, well, it’s too late. But if you are one of the over 400,000 voters in Snohomish County who has received our ballot in the mail, its time to make sure you cast those votes, and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 29, 2014

Arrests made after threats to Arlington High School

On Thursday, Oct. 30 administrators at the Arlington School District received information that rumors were spreading regarding threats to some of the students at the high school. The threats were coming from outside of the school. The School...

 

Marysville's Ballew receives First Annual Family Values Award

Family and friends came to support Marysville's Parks and Recreation Director Jim Ballew as he received the first annual Family Values Award from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on...

 

Thank a cop for their service

Last week there were shootings all over North Snohomish County. A 43-year-old Granite Falls man started his morning by shooting up the Granite Falls Police Department on Thursday, Oct. 16. After firing several rounds there he headed to Lake Stevens...

 

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...

 

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....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinion    October 8, 2014

Streets are for getting you from one place to another, not for racing

A couple of months ago I was driving south on I-5 with two friends after leaving a business lunch at Bob’s Burgers and Brews. We were driving 65 miles per hour, as was every other driver around us. Soon, the driver of our car gasped as she looked...

 

Bourne Ortho having their Halloween candy buy back again this year

Bourne Orthodontics is, once again, holding their annual Halloween Candy Buy Back! Bring those unopened and unwanted Halloween treats to Bourne Orthodontics and you will receive $2 per pound of candy. Dr. Bourne will also donate $2 per pound to the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinion    October 1, 2014

Should anyone think they are the exception to rules?

After spending hours getting dolled up for the high school Homecoming dance, dozens of girls were not allowed in because their dresses weren’t up to the school’s dress code. Girls were crying and upset because they had not only wasted hours...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 24, 2014

LDS Church members collect food for local food banks

Members of the Arlington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints worked tirelessly from Thursday, Sept. 11 to Saturday, Sept. 13 to collect food for the Marysville Food Bank. The...

 

Arlington unveils 9-11 Memorial

A crowd of over 500 people gathered in front of Arlington's Firehouse 46 to honor and remember those who lost their lives 13 years ago on September 11, 2001 and to witness the unveiling of the new...

 

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