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Articles from the August 17, 2016 edition

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Festival of the River focuses on culture, environment

Music, powwows, the environment and Native American culture were celebrated at the 27th annual Festival of the River on Aug. 13 and 14. The Stillaguamish Tribe puts on the event as a way to share their culture and information about the local...

 

Families enjoy Street Festival

Salvaged pallet art, homemade lotions and organic honey were just some of the items available at this year's Marysville Street Festival. The 31st annual "Handmade & Homegrown" street festival was held from Aug. 12 to 14 this year in downtown...

 

Arlington schools provide supplies

The Arlington School District plans to provide a large portion of the school supplies normally expected of families this year. Supplies will be provided in the classrooms for students and can be taken home for large projects when necessary. In...

 

Arlington names Dan Cone as new Deputy Chief of Police

Longtime Arlington resident and police officer Dan Cone has become the newest Deputy Chief of Police in Arlington after he was sworn in this August. Cone's family moved to the Arlington area in the late '80s and he has been with the community since t...

 

Program brings police, community together

Arlington police officers will be stopping by local businesses to have informal conversations with the public in a new program called Conversations with Cops. “This is a chance for local businesses to invite a police officer into their business and bring the community in and ask questions,”...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    August 17, 2016

Green rolls to 14-0 win over Blue

The Green team matched up with the Blue team on Aug. 10 in the Arlington Aces Recreational Baseball League. After the first inning everyone seemed hopeful that the Green team would have to fight for the win as the score remained tied at 0-0. Unfortun...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    August 17, 2016

Parks and Rec. offers sports camps

If you're looking for a fun way to get your child outside and active then you should check out the many opportunities offered by Skyhawks and the Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation Department. Last week, from Aug. 8 to 12, Skyhawks held their...

 

MPD officers nearing fundraising goal

The two local Marysville police officers raising funds to start a local anti-bullying initiative are close to their goal, although they are warning about one scam that has been perpetrated. Marysville police officers Jeremy Wood and Chris Sutherland...

 

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...

 

High schools require chickenpox vaccinations

All high school students in Washington state will have to have their chickenpox vaccinations or provide proof that they have had chickenpox in the past this year. The new rules take effect for the 2016-17 school year and were put in place by the...

 

Marysville Goodwill hosts health fair

The Marysville Goodwill is hosting a Family Health and Safety Fair which will offer free health screenings, information, resource tables and more on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tania Siler, manager, Marysville Job Training and Education Center, said Goodwill has partnered with a...

 

School district hosts school supply drive

The Marysville School District will be gathering school supplies on Aug. 18 at their “Stuff the Bus!” event to support local families and students in the upcoming school year. Some supplies that students of all levels in the Marysville School District need include pencils, erasers, notebook...

 

Volunteers help paint libraries

Fresh paint is going on at the Stanwood and Arlington libraries, courtesy of members of The Grove Church in Marysville and volunteer programs in both cities. "We're just excited for the help in getting the library painted," Stanwood Managing...

 

VCS plans Friendship Walk/Run

Walk, run or roll at the 9th annual Friendship Walk, Run, and Car Wash on Sept. 24.  The Friendship Walk/Run starts at Legion Gazebo Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington. Registration opens at 11 a.m. The 10K starts at 12:30 p.m., the 5K at 1...

 

Loss of salmon habitat continues every day

Despite their unbreakable connection, salmon harvest and habitat restoration continue moving down separate roads in western Washington. Many people either don’t see or choose to ignore the fact that habitat determines harvest, and that we continue...

 

AAC wraps up local projects

Arlington Arts Council has been wrapping up a few smaller projects this year. A salmon pole marks a special location in Kent Prairie, where Portage Creek crosses 204th Street NE, on its way through town to the Stillaguamish River. The grassy...

 

Master Builders on campaign for affordable housing

Arlington City Council is getting a breather this summer month of August, after two noncontroversial items were discussed at last Monday’s workshop meeting and scheduled for approval this Monday. Everyone at the table seemed supportive of renewal an inter-local agreement with Snohomish County...

 

Water can work wonders

A couple of weeks ago the missus and I were traveling down Highway 97 in Eastern Oregon on our way to Crater Lake. That area of Oregon is high desert and is dry and desolate unless you are lucky enough to have irrigation. For those land owners that...

 

Charles Dewey Lambert

Charles Dewey Lambert died in his sleep 12 July 2016. He was born 19 April 1930 to Clarence George Lambert and Alice Althea Hathaway Lambert in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Georgia Avon Wilmoth of Los Angeles, California 27 April 1962. They were sealed together for time and all eternity in the...

 

Rose M. Hunter

Rose was born to Carl and Macel Haaland in Wallowa, Oregon, October 1, 1932. She was the youngest of 7 children. The family moved from Oregon to Snohomish County 1937. She married Russ Hunter, September 1, 1956. Rose worked at the Marysville Globe...

 

Duane Lyle Auckland

Duane Lyle Auckland was born on Jan. 1, 1942 and passed away on Aug. 10, 2016 Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville, Wash....

 

Dewey Gale Bryson

Dewey Gale Bryson was born on Dec. 30, 1947 and passed away on Aug. 11, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, Wash....

 

Carol Rae Gifford

Carol Rae Gifford passed away after a brief battle with cancer on Aug. 2, 2016. Carol was born on Feb. 3, 1936, in Spokane, Wash. to Mac and Helen McKay. She married Robert Gifford in 1955. Carol worked at Prudential Insurance Company. They had two sons, Brian and Bruce. They raised their sons in...

 

Earl Greathouse

Earl Greathouse was born Oct. 4, 1927, and passed away June 1, 2016. Earl was a long-time resident of Arlington, Wash. Earl joined the Army in 1946. Earl married Marjorie Thompson during the 1950s. They had two children, Lori Davis and Scott...

 

Forrest Leigh Johnson

Forrest Leigh Johnson was born on Jan. 22, 1930 and passed away on Aug. 2, 2016. Arrangements under the direction of Weller Funeral Home, Arlington, Wash....

 

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