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Articles from the June 4, 2014 edition

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Patsy Cline tribute benefits Oso

More than half a century after her untimely death, the music of Patsy Cline still manages to capture the hearts of music lovers everywhere. On Friday night, June 13, Purple Phoenix Productions...

 

Artist's reception June 6

Rob Ruth, a local artist who works in pen and ink and digital photography, is the featured artist for June at Ornamental Arts Gallery, 13805 Smokey Point Blvd., Suite 105. An artist reception for...

 

Forgetfulness a lifelong struggle

My father was fond of saying my two favorite sentences were: ‘Just a minute’ and ‘I forgot.’ My record made it difficult to defend myself. I was known to wander past the end of the block,...

 

The dreaded to-do list

June is the month I try to finish all the tasks that I thought I was going to complete in March, April and May (funny how that works). If you find you need a break from all these chores, come join me...

 

Minimize teen driving risks this summer

As we head into the summer of 2014, I am focusing my thoughts on our teen drivers and their summer break. In the summer months, I regularly have contact with two types of teen drivers. The first...

 

Libraries offer free Aquasox tickets

Continuing a summer tradition, Sno-Isle Libraries are distributing free Everett AquaSox tickets to families in its two-county service area this summer. There is one difference this year. Tickets to the June 16 game, a benefit for those affected by...

 

Healthy families the focus of daylong event

For the past five years, Marysville officials have partnered with community organizations, schools and businesses to present the Healthy Communities Challenge Day the first weekend in June. This...

 
 By Beckye Randall    News    June 4, 2014

Arlington Haggen's store to close

The Bellingham family that owns the Haggen and TOP Food chains has announced the closure of its Arlington Haggen’s store, located at the intersection of Hwy. 9 and 174th Ave. NE. The store’s pharmacy closed down last Thursday, and liquidation...

 
 By Beckye Randall    News    June 4, 2014

Arlington PD gets low marks for leadership

Among a laundry list of recommendations to improve the effectiveness and morale of the Arlington Police Department, a study conducted by the Matrix Consulting Group criticized the lack of strategic planning, community engagement and accountability,...

 

Citizens sought for Marysville boards

The City of Marysville is seeking citizens interested in serving on the Salary Commission and Library Board. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 17. Candidates to fill both vacancies must be Marysville citizens. Salary Commission members...

 
 By Beckye Randall    News    June 4, 2014

Highway reopens, locals remember

Locals gathered at the Darrington rodeo grounds Saturday morning before 9 a.m., ready for a bus ride to revisit the devastation that was once Steelhead Haven. They disembarked at the mighty spruce tre...

 
 By Beckye Randall    News    June 4, 2014

Lane dealership plan sent back to examiner

The proposal to build a car lot at Island Crossing has been sent back to the hearing examiner after a Snohomish County Superior Court judge found several unresolved issues in the initial plan. Dwayne Lane’s Arlington Chevrolet dealership was...

 
 By Beckye Randall    Schools    June 4, 2014

Clothes for the Cause at Allen Creek

After the Oso landslide, donations of clothing and household items from individuals and community organizations threatened to overwhelm the capacity to collect and distribute them. Ten weeks later,...

 

Senior project hits the stage

Last Thursday afternoon students, family and friends gathered together at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School to enjoy a special performance of "Entropy," an original play writt...

 
 By Outlook Staff    Schools    June 4, 2014

Hospital volunteers earn scholarships

Harsukhjit Deol and Stanley Reyes, both seniors at Marysville Getchell High School, each volunteered more than 75 hours at Providence Regional Medical Center or at Camp Prov, a day camp for children...

 
 By Beckye Randall    Schools    June 4, 2014

Getchell golfers compete at state

Jacquelyn Martin and Emma Beauchamp, both golfers on the Marysville Getchell team, were the only Marysville representatives at the state golf tournament, held last week at Lewis River Golf Course in...

 

Honoring the legacy of Billy Frank Jr.

So much has been written and said about the passing of Billy Frank Jr., our great leader and good friend. Many people are asking how to honor Billy's memory. Who will take his place? One way we can...

 
 By Beckye Randall    Opinion    June 4, 2014

Veterans deserve better

The recent resignation of General Eric Shinseki as the head honcho of the Veterans Administration is another head-shaking result of the ongoing inability of that organization to get its act together....

 

Puget Sound named federal manufacturing region

The Obama administration included Puget Sound as one of the areas listed in their federal effort to spur manufacturing job growth across the nation. The Puget Sound area and 11 others across the nation were designated as manufacturing regions by...

 

Transportation projects start early for Marysville

The Marysville City Council discussed the city's water system infrastructure and plans to start work through the Transportation Benefit District during the May 27 city council meeting. Road Overlays...

 

Nominate the buildings you love from Marysville

Time is running out to show off the most vibrant parts of your Marysville neighborhood to the city. The deadline to nominate your favorite buildings for the third annual “Pride of Marysville Neighborhood Improvement” award is 5 p.m. this Friday,...

 

Everett club honored for Jennings fishing derby, conservation efforts

For helping to put on the Jennings Park fishing derby and supporting fish conservation efforts, members of the Everett Steelhead and Salmon Club were recognized as Marysville's April Volunteers of...

 

Gerald Burton Albin

Gerald Burton Albin, 86, of Marysville, passed away on May 24, 2014. Jerry was born November 3, 1927 in Seattle, the son of Arthur and Lily Albin. He served in the Navy during World War II. He...

 

James Sailand Boggs

James Sailand Boggs passed away peacefully at his home in Marysville Tuesday, May 20, 2014 surrounded by his wife, Donna of 59 years and his "girls." Jim was born in St. Paul, Minn., on June 26, 1931...

 

Melissa Lee Bradford

Melissa Lee Bradford 42, of Tulalip, Wash. reached the sunset of her life on May 22, 2014. The sun first rose on Melissa, December 19, 1971, in Great Falls, Mont. Melissa is survived by her...

 

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