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Articles from the February 3, 2016 edition

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Marysville approves fireworks ban

The Marysville City Council passed a ban of personal fireworks in the city during their Jan. 25 meeting. The ordinance passed with a 4-3 vote. Under the new ordinance it will be a civil infraction to...

 

Arlington's Fujinaka nominated to attend U.S. Military Academy

Arlington's Anna Fujinaka is one of three Washington students to be nominated by U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen to attend the military service academies. The military service academies are the five federal...

 

Nehring gives State of the City

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring talked about city officials' hopes for transportation, public safety, manufacturing development and recreation in his State of the City address. Because of state...

 

Event helps girls learn about overcoming fears, challenges

Local girls got a chance to meet role models and hear about overcoming obstacles at the "If You Can Dream It, You Can Be It" event from the Soroptimist Club of Marysville. The event was held on Jan....

 
 By Sarah Lane    Sports    February 3, 2016

M-PHS grapplers fall to Arlington

The Marysville-Pilchuck and Arlington wrestling teams met on Thursday, Jan. 28, at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Arlington wrestlers had a standout meet, taking a 54-16 win over M-P. "It was a...

 
 By Sarah Lane    Sports    February 3, 2016

Lakewood falls to Wildcats 66-51

The Lakewood boys basketball team was defeated by Archbishop Murphy High School, 66-51 at their Friday night home game on Jan. 29. Lakewood started off strong, keeping competition against Archbishop,...

 

Tomahawks defeat Chargers 44-42

The Marysville high schools' girls basketball teams had a showdown Saturday night, on Jan. 30, at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. The nail-biter ended with a Marysville-Pilchuck fourth-quarter...

 

Kick the winter blues to the curb

If you are like most people in the northwest you are ready to hop a plane to the tropics and catch some rays. The doom and gloom of no sun, and rain for days at a time can bring on more fatigue,...

 

Resource fair provides services to homeless

The Arlington Community Resource Center helped to host the Homeless Resource Fair on Jan. 28 while organizing volunteers to take part in the federal Point-in-Time homeless count. Homeless individuals...

 

McDuffy gives State of the District

Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Kris McDuffy talked about the district's building blocks and plans for the future at her State of the District on Jan. 28. Graduation numbers for the district c...

 

Historic farm saved from development

An historic farm in the Stillaguamish Valley won’t be covered by MacMansions after all. A 140-acre farm west of Arlington has been saved by Forterra, a regional sustainability organization that bought a subdivision waiting for construction....

 

Chamber discusses programs, future

President of the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce Jesica Stickles talked about the new look and planned programs of the chamber during her State of the Chamber address on Jan. 29. The chamber ho...

 

Vote Yes on Arlington Levy

Arlington Public Schools needs your Yes vote on Tuesday, Feb. 9, to continue providing high quality education programs not funded by the State.  Both of my daughters graduated from Arlington High School and recently graduated from Washington...

 

Schools deserve our support

Renewal of the Arlington School District’s levy for Educational Programs and Operations is of high priority for all of us because “Good Schools Make Good Communities.” This gives us all a vested interest in seeing that the proposition passes....

 

School Levies – Supporting students, families and community

I am in support of the upcoming Arlington School District Levy. Education is one of the single best measures to invest in our future and is a contributing factor to boosting our economic engine. It is common sense to invest in schools so we can fill...

 

City considers marketing plan

The city of Arlington is considering a professional service agreement with TWENTYFIVE, a marketing firm, that will brand and market a Retail Focus Area initiative that was launched in early 2015. Staff has outlined a strategy and is now proposing hir...

 

My February To-Do List for gardeners

Remember how I said that January was a slow month in the garden, sort of like idling where the engine is running but we aren't really going anywhere? Well, February is when we move out of neutral and...

 

Khamphane "Tommy" Boualavanh

Khamphane Boualavanh, born Feb. 3, 1976 in Laos, left us on Jan. 23, 2016. He came to the U.S. with his parents as a refugee. His favorite thing to do was fish, especially with his two oldest sons....

 

Clayton "Randy" Bowman

Veteran Clayton "Randy" Bowman, of Arlington, Wash. passed away peacefully on Jan. 19, 2016. Randy was born in Bremerton, Wash. on March 17, 1940, to Clayton and Marie Bowman. He is survived by his...

 

Marcia A. Christiansen

Marcia A. Christiansen died Jan. 24, 2016. She was born Dec. 10, 1949, in Willmar, Minn., to Alma and Richard Thorson. Marcia married Oscar Christiansen on June 28, 1969. They lived in Minnesota for...

 

Eunice Craig

Eunice Craig, 90, died Jan. 18, 2016. She was a seamstress for Sound and Collins casket companies for 33 years. She is survived by children, Judy Symington and June Angevine; grandchildren, Shawn Allen, Margaret Turpin, Cody and Emily Angevine. She...

 

Helen L. Downing

Helen L. Downing, of Marysville, Wash. passed away on Jan. 22, 2016. Helen was born in North Carolina to parents William and Mary Duncan on Aug. 10, 1932. She married Miles Downing and started a...

 

Robert "Bob" Friend

Robert "Bob" Friend passed away peacefully on Jan. 23, 2016. He was born on Sept. 2, 1922, in Daly City, Calif., to Grover and Tillie Friend. After WWII he went back on the road doing construction in...

 

Victor Kukrall

Victor Kukrall, of Arlington, Wash., passed away on Jan. 23, 2016. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 29, 2016 at Gramm Funeral Home. Victor was born in Valley City, North Dakota on...

 

Edwin William Maneval

Edwin Maneval passed away on Jan. 20, 2016. Ed was born in Bremerton, Wash. to parents Lloyd Maneval and Ruth Bunker. Shortly after, Lloyd married Mary Swimm and she adopted Ed. Ed was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam war who lived in...

 

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