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Articles from the April 11, 2018 edition

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M'ville, Health District disagree on needle exchange program

The city of Marysville is considering pulling their funding of the Snohomish Health District over the district's plans to expand Everett's needle exchange program. The Snohomish County Syringe...

 

Community members help plan manufacturing, industrial area

Marysville and Arlington have started to map out their vision for the Arlington Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center with a public kickoff meeting on April 4. The Arlington Marysville...

 

Children can participate in crafts at Hibulb Center

Every other Saturday the Hibulb Cultural Center provides crafts for local children to paint, color or create. The center at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip, serves as a museum for Tulalip Tribal history...

 

New water main will be added to Sunnyside Blvd.

Construction work along Sunnyside Boulevard that will build a new water main was scheduled to begin April 9. Construction of the 537-foot water main will go from Soper Hill Road to 29th Place NE. The...

 

Wenberg County Park boat launch schedule changes

The Snohomish County Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism announced on April 3 that during this summer’s much needed construction at Wenberg County Park the boat launch will be open and construction paused on two important occasions: Memorial...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    April 11, 2018

Tomahawks defeat Chargers 15-0

The Marysville Getchell boys baseball team took on their crosstown rivals, the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks on April 3. The Tomahawks got off to a hot start as they opened up the first inning with...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    April 11, 2018

Chargers fall to Tomahawks on the pitch

The Marysville-Pilchuck boys soccer team matched up against their crosstown rivals, the Marysville Getchell Chargers on April 4. The Tomahawks got off to a quick start as they played aggressively and...

 

B&G Club reduces transportation costs

The Arlington Boys & Girls Club has greatly reduced the cost of transportation from local middle schools to the club. The price used to be $150 per month for after-school transportation, but now...

 

Bartell Drugs slated to open April 21

A new Bartell Drugs will open in Arlington this April at 7423 204th St. NE. The drugstore will hold a grand opening event on April 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., that is open to the general public....

 

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in...

 

Marysville plans Earth Day tree planting at Strawberry Fields

Locals can come down to Strawberry Fields Park on Earth Day this year to help plant trees, improve streams for fish and participate in games and activities. The event is on April 21 at Strawberry...

 

Seattle Opera performs 'The Three Feathers' at the Opera House

Explore a classic fairy tale from a fresh perspective as the Seattle Opera performs "The Three Feathers" at the Marysville Opera House on Sunday, April 15. This new one-act children's opera based on a Brothers Grimm story, with further inspiration...

 

Meet local author D. G. Nelson at the Marysville Library

Local author Dianne Nelson will read from her novel "Dobson: The Long Road Home." This fourth book in the Bethany Series continues the adventure of a North Carolina family during the struggles of the Second World War. Books will be available for...

 

County does well in health rankings

According to the ninth annual County Health Rankings, Snohomish County is ranked the third healthiest county overall in the state. The rankings released recently by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health...

 

Danner to speak at Opera House

The Marysville Opera House is hosting outdoor adventure speaker Lauren Danner on April 24. Danner will be speaking about North Cascades National Park: A Crown Jewel Wilderness. Politics and environmental activism shaped North Cascades National Park...

 

Marysville offers spring cleaning events

The popular Shred-A-Thon and Clean Sweep events are both taking place this year on Saturday, April 28, offering Marysville residents two great ways to do some spring cleaning. Shred-A-Thon The Shred-A-Thon is 9 a.m. to noon at Marysville City Hall,...

 

Arlington's Colin Nelson named WITEA Rookie Teacher of the Year

Arlington Public Schools middle school teacher Collin Nelson has been recognized as the Rookie Teacher of the Year by the Washington Industrial Technology Education Association (WITEA). Nelson is a...

 

Haller, Japanese students share cultures

Nineteen Japanese teenagers visited Arlington for 10 days recently and experienced how students learn in America. They went to class with Haller Middle School students this week. "The purpose of the...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Milestone in battling the opioid epidemic

Snohomish County has reached a milestone in the northern part of the county with regard to the ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic. There remains much work to be done, but I look forward to...

 

Spring Minted Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

Now that spring is upon us, we can start to shake off the chill of winter, and enjoy the plethora of fresh spring vegetables. This is one of my favorite times of the year because I always look...

 

Focus on the garden, not the weather

April is a tortuous month for me. While it is clear that spring has arrived in the garden, the weather still feels like winter with only an occasional sunny day here and there to try and cram in all t...

 

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