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Articles from the March 21, 2018 edition

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Local students participate in walkout to protest gun violence

Hundreds of students from local school districts chose to participate in the March 14 national walkout at the one-month mark after the Parkland, Fla.. school shooting. The walkout happened across the...

 

Tolbert gives State of the City

Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert talked about the city's efforts toward public safety, getting those with addictions treated, and the economy during her State of the City on March 13. Policing...

 

Arlington hosts state Knowledge Bowl

Teams from around Washington came to Arlington High School to compete in the state Knowledge Bowl competition on March 17. Knowledge Bowl is a competition where teams of up to six students face other...

 

M-PHS students get to see 'Hamilton'

Marysville-Pilchuck High School students were one of the few groups chosen to see the Broadway hit musical “Hamilton” on March 14 in Seattle. Roy Klementsen, drama teacher at M-PHS, submitted the school to the Hamilton Education Initiative,...

 

Youth Dynamics host auction

The local Youth Dynamics raised funds for their programs for local kids at their annual dinner and auction on March 17. The auction supports a number of different initiatives from Youth Dynamics, a regional faith-based organization that provides supp...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    March 21, 2018

Tomahawks pummel Mariners 12-2

The Marysville-Pilchuck girls softball team opened up their first home game against the Sehome Mariners on March 15. The Mariners got off to a quick start as they were able to string a few hits togeth...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    March 21, 2018

M-P battles Arlington on the pitch

The Arlington boys soccer team welcomed the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks for the Eagles' first home game of the season, on March 14. From the first pass, the Tomahawks put pressure on the Eagles as...

 

Chargers fall to Spartans 7-5

The Marysville Getchell boys baseball team opened up their first game of league play against the Stanwood Spartans on March 16. The Spartans got off to a strong start as they scored two runs in the to...

 

Helping you deal with seasonal allergies

Bulbs have pushed their way up from the soil. Dormant deciduous trees have sprouted buds, soon to produce leaves and flowers. We’ve turned our clocks ahead. The signs of Spring are here. While many...

 

Preparing your garden beds for spring

Gardening enthusiasts may have been thinking about their landscape plans throughout the winter, eager to once again get their hands dirty with soil. Whether a home gardener is making preparations for...

 

Tools of the home renovator's trade

Home renovation projects can be both exciting and tricky. Do-it-yourselfers are inspired by designs showcased in magazines, websites and their own communities. When DIY enthusiasts see a design they like, it’s understandable that they may want to...

 

Home projects that can be completed over the weekend

Home improvement projects ramp up when the weather warms up, as homeowners channel the rejuvenating feelings of spring and tackle their home to-do lists. Large-scale renovations can greatly affect a home, but smaller projects can yield impressive...

 

Tree Frogs - Yet another sign of spring

After having so much fun last week talking about Robins, I thought, let’s explore tree frogs. After all, what could go wrong? Turns out there are a lot of interesting facts about these amphibians....

 

Gym celebrates 90th birthday of one of its members

Marysville resident Rosie Styron recently turned 90 years old and was celebrated on March 16 with a birthday party at the gym she still regularly attends. The women who go to the Curves gym on...

 

Poor salmon runs expected

As the tribal and state co-managers begin the annual salmon season setting process, the effects of drought and poor ocean conditions over the past few years – combined with ongoing loss of habitat...

 

Stillaguamish Senior Center hosts Health Fair on March 28

The Stillaguamish Senior Center will gather a number of local health resources and organizations for aging adults as part of their Health Fair on March 28. The Health Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center at 18218 Smokey Point Blvd.,...

 

Concerns expressed about downtown development

Arlington City Council was scheduled to accept the lowest bidder on the Arlington Valley Road, which will provide access to industrial lands between 67th Avenue and Kent Prairie. The road has been in the works since 2015, when the city identified...

 

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