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Articles from the May 11, 2016 edition

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Marysville families enjoy annual fishing derby

Local kids got to cast their lines into the Jennings Memorial Park Kiwanis Pond on May 7 to reel in their catch during the annual fishing derby. During the fishing derby the pond is stocked with fish and families are given the opportunity to catch...

 

Lakewood starts work on new high school

Construction has started for the new Lakewood High School building and a groundbreaking ceremony was held by Lakewood School District officials on May 4. Although construction started nearly a month ago officials wanted to celebrate the beginning of...

 

ASD board begins search for new superintendent

The Arlington School District Board of Directors hopes to find a new superintendent to replace Kris McDuffy before the end of June and have begun the search process. Current superintendent Kris McDuffy accepted a position with the Edmonds School...

 

Color Run returns to Arlington

Arlington residents were showered in color as they welcomed the international Color Run event to their city for the second year in a row on May 7. During the 5K runners are coated with colored powder, made of food-grade corn starch, which colors...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    May 11, 2016

Tomahawks, Chargers battle to 0-0 tie

The boys soccer match between crosstown rivals Marysville Getchell and Marysville-Pilchuck looked unmatched as the Tomahawks sat at the top of the standings with the Chargers closer to the bottom. However, as the match began both teams looked to be...

 

Arlington plans basketball camps

The Arlington High School boys basketball program will be holding several basketball camps at both the Arlington Boys & Girls Club and at Arlington High School's gymnasium in the upcoming weeks. These camps are a great opportunity for campers to...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    May 11, 2016

Lakewood soccer shut out by Cedarcrest

After a rough season the Lakewood boys soccer team played their final match on May 3 against second place Cedarcrest. From the start of the first half, Cedarcrest jumped out to a quick lead and scored six goals to the Cougars zero. At this point...

 

Communities have many reasons to appreciate service members

May is National Military Appreciation Month and local officials say there are lots of reasons to appreciate the local military and the community members they bring to our cities. In the Puget Sound area there are more than 40,000 Navy families,...

 

Marysville Opera House hosts 'Buddy, Ritchie and The Bopper'

Be transported to the late 1950's when this music was fresh and new during a May 13 performance of Buddy, Ritchie and The Bopper - Honoring the Day the Music Died. The show remembers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson. It pays respect...

 

'My Heart is the Drum' playing in Everett

“My Heart is the Drum” is a thought-provoking play, definitely worth seeing that is currently playing at the Everett Performing Arts Center. “My Heart is the Drum” takes place in the year 2000 in a small, poor village in Ghana. Efua Kuti is...

 

Marysville celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Marysville community members came to the 10th Cinco de Mayo Community Celebration to celebrate Hispanic culture, eat food and listen to music. The annual event was held on May 6 at Totem Middle School and had around 545 people attending, which was th...

 

Letter carriers collect food for local food banks on May 14

The 24th annual Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger food drive, one of the largest food drives in the U.S., will be held on May 14. Post office workers plan to deliver yellow bags to all the mailboxes in Snohomish County by May 14 as part of the...

 

M-PHS students honored for school involvement

Two Marysville-Pilchuck High School seniors were recognized for their student and community involvement with the April Student of the Month awards. Cassie Coate and Andy Hougan were presented with the awards from the Marysville Kiwanis and...

 

Lack of agreement deeply disappointing

I am deeply disappointed that the tribal and state salmon co-managers were unable to reach agreement on a joint package of fishing seasons for Puget Sound this year. It was the first time in more than 30 years that’s happened, and it’s a shame....

 

Arlington amends comp plan

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is scheduled to review a proposed amendment to its Comprehensive Plan that was last approved about a year ago. Staff and the planning commission are proposing a new overlay for “Horizontal Mixed Use Development.” While residents have...

 

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 randomly select one to run in that week's issue. All photographs will...

 

Something new to try this month

There is always so much happening in the month of May that I am never sure what to focus on for this column. As I looked around the nursery two items came to mind that I think you will find interesting. One is a new vegetable from Bolivia called...

 

Carolyn Norma Davis Buron

Carolyn Buron, of Marysville, Wash., passed away on April 22, 2016. She was born to John and M. Madeline Davis in Morrisville, Pa. on June 7, 1944. She received an advanced nursing degree from Univ. of Pennsylvania in 1966. In 1987, the family...

 

Richard Lee Countryman

Richard Lee Countryman was born on May 26, 1937 and passed away on May 7, 2016. Visitation will be held on May 21 at the Weller Funeral Home in Arlington from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A graveside service will be held on May 23 at the Arlington Cemetery from noon to 1 p.m. Arrangements under the direction...

 

Donna L. Degood

Donna L. Degood was born on May 4, 1929 and passed away on May 4, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, Wash....

 

James Eugene Falkner

James Eugene Falkner was born on Dec. 4, 1950 and passed away on May 2, 2016. A Memorial will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at 1 p.m., at Arlington Assembly of God, 201 N. Stillaguamish Avenue, Arlington, WA 98223....

 

Ann McGillicuddy Field

Ann McGillicuddy Field was born on Jan. 2, 1925 and passed away on May 5, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, Wash....

 

Thomas G. Foster

Born in Arlington, Wash. on March 2, 1936, he died at Harborview Hospital, Seattle, Washington on May 1, 2016. . He worked at Boeing for 38 years, retiring in 1997. His hobbies were many, woodworking, guns, hiking, boating, flying, but most of all,...

 

Shirley Henrickson

Shirley Henrickson passed away peacefully at his home in Arlington, Wash. on April 29, 2016. He was born on May 2, 1930, to William Henrickson and Edith Simerson, in Cascade, Idaho. He moved back to Washington in 1998 eventually settling in...

 

Havel "Betty" Holloway

Betty left her earthly home for her home in Heaven on April 20, 2016. Betty was born in Starkweather, N.D. on Feb. 8, 1930 to Margaret and Charles Sanders. Betty spent 10 years as a school bus driver loving it, especially the children. Betty is...

 

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