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Articles from the August 6, 2014 edition

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Boulton bikes 40 miles for her 80th birthday

Analee Boulton rode 70 miles for her 70th birthday 10 years ago, but she wasn't up to 80 for her 80th. Instead, she recruited 10 friends to ride 40 miles on Saturday, Aug. 2, for her 80th birthday....

 

Downtown business owners honored

One Marysville couple, Patricia and Eric Schoonmaker, who have been integral in helping grow downtown Marysville were honored with the Marysville June Volunteer of the Month award. Mayor Jon Nehring p...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 6, 2014

Modern-day superwomen and heroines to be explored at Marysville Library

Author and pop-culture historian Jennifer K. Stuller will explore the significance of superwomen, cinematic warriors and heroines in modern-day mythology when she speaks at the Marysville Library at...

 

Marysville hit hardest from train traffic, study says

Increases in train traffic will hit Marysville disproportionately hard and could cause up to $1.65 million per year in economic damage to the region, according to a report released late July. The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) conducted the inde...

 

Stillaguamish Festival of the River celebrates 25th year

The Stillaguamish Tribe’s Festival of the River & Pow Wow, which provides free concerts and Pow Wows for visitors while promoting a vibrant river habitat, will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. The festival is at River Meadow Parks in...

 
 By Sarah Arney    News    August 6, 2014

Police department launches anti-crime campaign

The city of Arlington's director of public safety, Bruce Stedman has launched an anti-crime campaign, to send a message to homeless druggies and panhandlers that the city is serious about preventing...

 

Carr's Ace Hardware celebrates 90 years as a family owned store

There's not much in this world that lasts for nine decades but Carr's Ace Hardware on Third St. in Marysville has defied the odds. The quaint hardware store that offers everything from canning jars,...

 

Craft Mart to hold Fun in the Sun Carnival

Stop on by Craft Mart this Saturday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and join in their free family carnival. They will be offering make & takes, face painting, drawings and an ice cream eating contest. You must pre-register for the ice cream eating...

 

Concerts coming to Arlington

Last month was movies, this month is music at Terrace Park in Arlington. Starting tomorrow night locals can bring their chairs and blankets and spend their long, summer evenings sitting on the...

 

Arlington airfield dedicated to former Everett POW

A war hero and local aviation booster lost a short fight to lung cancer earlier this year, but his legacy won't soon be forgotten. The airfield at Arlington Municipal Airport was dedicated recently...

 

Rock-A-Thon for Oso at Cabela's

Three Cabela's employees have a goal on their minds this month, and they won't stop rocking until they reach it. Last Saturday David Anderson, Eric Allan, and Darren Archul sat in three rocking...

 

Noah Allen receives award from Marysville police

Nine-year-old Noah Allen remembered the lesson he learned in a Neighborhood Watch meeting months ago to always report suspicious activity, and for his vigilance that led to an arrest, Marysville Polic...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 6, 2014

$35 Million in Federal Funding Secured to Rebuild SR 530

On Friday, August 1, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Washington state will be the recipient of $35 million in federal funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief (ER) program. The funding may be awarded...

 

Marysville Spray Park makes a big splash in opening month

If the first month of bustling activity at the Marysville Spray Park is any indication, City officials have a hit on their hands with the downtown’s newest favorite attraction. “We’re very happy with the results,” says Jim Ballew, Parks and R...

 

Marysville considering fireworks ban

A complete fireworks ban is under heavy consideration by the Marysville City Council, who voted to form a committee to study the issue during their July 28 meeting. City councilmembers reported that illegal and improper use of fireworks has made the...

 

Farmers Market a hit in Arlington

Nothing says summer in Western Washington quite like a farmer's market. And Arlington has one of the best in the area. Fresh berries, delicious vegetables, and even local, raw honey are all available...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 6, 2014

Alaska USA funds Washington Business Week scholarships

The $5,000 sponsorship will give five high school students the opportunity to experience a simulated career environment learning business, teambuilding, leadership, and life skills in a general business setting. From July to August, students attend...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 6, 2014

Leadership Snohomish County Accepting Applications from Young Professionals

In “30 Smart Career Moves You Should Make By 30”, Colleen Oakley urges young professionals to turn off social media and start making real, human connections. At Leadership Snohomish County, we know that relationships matter. In our Leadership...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinion    August 6, 2014

Staying safe at railroad crossings

I saw a news clip on the ABC News last week where two women in Indiana came exceptionally close to being run over by an approaching train. The two women, in their 30s, are seen running on the tracks which were on a bridge. They heard the conductor...

 

My to do list for the month of August

August is a pivotal month in the garden. We have a choice to continue to water and feed and prune and plant and keep things looking nice or we can just throw up our hands and let nature take its cours...

 

Concerts coming to Arlington

Last month was movies, this month is music at Terrace Park in Arlington. Starting tomorrow night locals can bring their chairs and blankets and spend their long, summer evenings sitting on the...

 

Beet Carpaccio Ravioli

Beets are one of my favorite root vegetables! They are sweet tasting, easy to cook, and add bold color to any dish. My inspiration for this dish came from our upcoming annual Taste of Tulalip...

 

Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson, 72, passed away suddenly from cancer, on July 16, 2014, in Darrington. He was born September 2, 1941, in Everett, to Stoney and Elizabeth Anderson. He was preceded in death by his pa...

 

Jacqueline "Jacquie" Jean (Jaap) Boisseranc

Jacqueline "Jacquie" Jean (Jaap) Boisseranc passed away in Arlington, on July 21, 2014. Jacquie was born in Great Falls, Mont. on April 28, 1931 to George and Rose (Kummer) Jaap. She grew up in...

 

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