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Articles from the May 14, 2014 edition

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Providence begins breast cancer vaccine clinical trial

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and second most common cause of cancer-related death among women in the United States. Despite advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, one-third of the women who develop breast cancer...

 

CVH Wound Care Center collects another award

The Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center is the only wound care facility in Washington State to receive recognition as a "Center for Excellence" for 2013. This award indic...

 

Benefit run for disabilities support

The ninth Walk and Roll Run in Arlington is happening this weekend on May 17 to benefit local people living with disabilities. Eagle Wings disAbilities Ministries, an Arlington ministry that focuses...

 

Washington tribal rights leader dies at 83

Billy Frank Jr., a leader in one of the biggest civil rights battles in Pacific Northwest history, died in his home on May 5 at the age of 83. A member of the Nisqually Native American tribe, Frank...

 

Marysville schools prepare for return of No Child Left Behind

Washington state schools will once again be subject to federal No Child Left Behind mandates, which could cost the Marysville School District flexibility for more than $300,000. Earlier this year, on...

 

Marysville adopts two-year budget cycle

Marysville’s budgets will now be planned on a biennial schedule instead of annually, allowing for long-term thinking for the city’s funds. The City Council approved the change during their April 28 meeting. Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring said that...

 

Arlington Robotics club makes programming, engineering fun

Programming, engineering and manufacturing all come together in Robotics clubs like the one at Arlington High School. Robotics clubs have been spreading across the country for the past several years....

 

Gavin Leeson Brown

Gavin Leeson Brown, 13 days old, of Marysville, WA, passed away May 1, 2014. Gavin was born April 18, 2014 to Garrett Brown and Stephanie Doty. He is survived by his parents, Garrett and Stephanie; siblings, Blake Taylor, Shane Brown, Taylor Brown...

 

Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham, 45, went to be with his heavenly father on Friday, May 2, 2014. He was born on February 24, 1969 in Lubbock, TX and graduated from Kentwood High School in Kent, WA. He graduated...

 

Shirley E. Robertson Lumsden DeMonbrun

Shirley E. Robertson Lumsden DeMonbrun, our dear Mother, went to be with the Lord and other loved ones on April 22, 2014 after a two year struggle following a stroke. She was born January 18, 1929 in...

 

Fred V. Evans

Fred V. Evans, 90, passed to be with his Lord Jesus April 30, 2014 in Everett, WA. He was born to Virgel and Bessie Evans, April 26, 1924 in Howe, OK. After serving in the U.S. Navy as a naval airman...

 

Evelyn Helen Jarolimek

Evelyn H. (Steadman, Weaver) Jarolimek, 86, Jan. 20, 1928 passed away April, 22, 2014 in Stanwood, WA. She started her working career working at a laundry, then serving at a café, finally ended up...

 

Richard "Dick" M. Johnson

Richard "Dick" M. Johnson, 82, of Marysville, WA passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014. He was born to the late Bertha Hain and Lawrence Johnson, January 5, 1932 in Fargo, North Dakota. Dick resided...

 

John Edward "Jack" Myers

John Edward Myers, called Jack by everyone who knew him, died on May 3, 2014. He was born in Victoria, BC August 17, 1917 and was a long time resident of Marysville, WA. Jack was a gifted mechanic...

 

Jennifer Early Peters

Nov. 20, 1982 – April 20, 2014 Jennifer Early Peters, 31, of Everett, WA lost her eight-year courageous battle with cancer on Easter morning. She is survived by her husband, Greg; and...

 

Norma Richards

Born 1939, Passed away April 29, 2014 Norma was born in the State of Idaho and passed away at home in Stanwood, WA surrounded by her loving family. The Tulalip Tribal elders honored her with a Celebration of Life on April 29. Norma Richards was the...

 

Nathan J. Stensby

Nathan Stensby, age 28, of Arlington, WA passed away on April 27, 2014. Nathan was born to Kevin and Laura Stensby on October 2, 1985 in Everett, WA. He is survived by his precious daughter, Emily;...

 

Emma Dee Welch

Emma Dee Welch, 86, of Arlington, WA passed away on May 5, 2014. Emma was born to Irwin and Katie LeBarron on June 15, 1927 in Bellingham, WA. Emma was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and she will be missed by her family and friends. She was...

 

Improving health, worsening news

Spring appears to be well established, even with a few slips back to wet winter weather. Thanks to daughter Karen, my front flowerbed got cleaned and ready, and neighbor Kitty helped me get my...

 

Beware of downy mildew

For years the missus and I have planted a dozen or so flats of impatiens in our garden in cool shady areas (but also in full sun) and enjoyed months of nonstop blooms clear up to the first frost....

 
 By Sarah Arney    News    May 14, 2014

Arlington utility upgrades to cost about $888,000

Arlington City Council agreed on Monday, May 5, to advertise a call for bids for this year's utility improvements, including the extension of a 24-inch water main in 67th Avenue from Cemetery Road (204th Street) south to the former Northwest...

 
 By Beckye Randall    News    May 14, 2014

Transportation projects in north Snohomish County

Construction work was scheduled to begin this week on two SR 9 safety improvement projects, according to the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Crews from Rodarte Construction are starting the work of installing a traffic signal at...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    May 14, 2014

County planners consider creation of MIC in north Snohomish County

A public hearing date of June 4 has been set to gather comments on a proposed Snohomish County ordinance that would designate 4,091 acres of industrial commercial properties between Marysville and...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    May 14, 2014

Grant to promote Darrington tourism

Last week Governor Jay Inslee approved $150,000 in economic recovery aid to help promote Darrington and the Stillaguamish Valley as a destination for summer travelers. The funds, made available in response to the economic consequences of the 530...

 
 By Outlook Staff    Schools    May 14, 2014

Senior's essay wins prize

Hannah Mendro, a senior at Arlington High School, has been named a winner of Gilda's Club Seattle's 2014 "It's Always Something" Teen Writing Contest. Hannah was recognized at an awards reception for...

 

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