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Articles from the August 20, 2014 edition

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Church runs marketplace in Safeway's parking lot

The Grove Marketplace made its debut last weekend at the corner of State Avenue and Grove Street in the Safeway parking lot in Marysville. On Aug. 15 and 16 the marketplace brought numerous jewelry,...

 

Council considers 18-month moratorium on marijuana producers and processors inside the city limits 14 apps already in process

When the city of Arlington subdivided the former Bayliner/U.S. Marine property on 59th Avenue, they didn't expect it to be perfect for the needs of marijuana producers and processors. Turns out the smaller units work well for the new industry. A prop...

 

Locals gather for Darrington Street Fest

The Town of Darrington held a Street Fest in Old Town last weekend to give back to the community and raise money to help support fire victims in Okanogan County. Information booths were set up and...

 

Marysville sales tax for transportation goes into effect in October

Marysville’s 0.2 percent sales tax increase to fund transportation maintenance will go into effect next month, starting on Oct. 1. The city’s voters passed the sales tax last April with 54.98 percent of citizens approving the measure. “We’re...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 20, 2014

Mayor earns Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from AWC

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring recently earned his Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership (ACML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC), completing more than 60 hours of training to earn the distinction. The program is designed to...

 

Chamber of Commerce on board to fight crime

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has pledged to do its best to fight and prevent crime and drugs. Last week the Chamber heard a report from City Public Safety Director Bruce Stedman on the...

 

"What's Brewing?" promises Americana and quality

"What's Brewing," a new State Avenue coffee shop, opened its doors this month, bringing coffee, sandwiches and crepes made from quality ingredients to the public, said owner Danielle Smith. The new...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 20, 2014

Marysville City closes 108th Street from 51st to 67th Ave. for repaving

Motorists are advised that 108th Street NE from 51st to 67th Avenue NE near Marysville-Pilchuck High School will be closed for repaving which began on Monday, Aug. 18. The closure will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Friday, Aug. 29. Detour routes...

 

Marysville kids learn lessons through Pioneer Trek

The sun was beating down on their wide brimmed hats and bonnets and the dusty hot air coated them with a layer of dirt yet the smiles on the faces of the local youth were shining brightly. Members of...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    August 20, 2014

Don't let a DUI ruin your summer fun

Summer is a time for parties and picnics in the sun, but don’t let a DUI ruin your fun. Even though Washington legalized marijuana for adults 21 and older, it is still illegal and dangerous to drive under the influence of marijuana or alcohol....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinion    August 20, 2014

Suicide can be prevented; mental illness needs to be talked about

Just last week we all received the tragic news regarding the death of actor, Robin Williams, 63. What was even more heartbreaking was that he committed suicide. It has been hard to fathom how a man who always had a fun and cheerful face in public cou...

 

Are you a spring shopper of a summer shopper

Late August is a telltale time for revealing what kind of shopping habits gardeners have. If they do most if not all of their shopping and planting in April and May then it will quickly become...

 

Arlington's Vaughan wins art contest

Andrea Vaughan, a member of the Arlington Arts Council, took first place in the Greater Marysville Artists Guild plein air artistry contest at Gissburg Twin Lakes County Park in Snohomish County....

 

Tackle one task at a time

Do you have too much on your plate with home, job and volunteer activities? When we are busy, busy, busy, it’s very common to be lured into the productivity illusion called multitasking. You can get a lot more done if you do two things at once righ...

 

Diane Besancon

March 7, 1957 - July 20, 2014 Deborah "Diane" Dale Besancon passed away on July 20, 2014 at her home in Arlington, Wash. after a brave battle with cancer. She was born on March 7, 1957 in...

 

Thelma Erickson

Thelma Erickson, 93, of Arlington passed away August 7, 2014 in Kaneohe, HI. She was born to Glen and Bertha Parker December 1, 1920 in Oso. Thelma graduated from Arlington High School in 1938. She...

 

James Martin Elvrom

Our father was born May 2, 1920 in the little town of Max Bass, North Dakota, passed away August 14, 2014. He and his brother moved to Washington in the late 1930's. He joined the Army during WWII....

 

Zoe Ann Hedman

October 18, 1946-August 14, 2013 One year ago a friend and teacher to many passed away. Zoe was the only child of Carl and Ethel Hedman. She grew up in Shoreline. After graduating from Shoreline High School, she attended Western Washington...

 

Charles "Robbie" Humphries Jr.

April 25, 1962 - August 2, 2014 Robbie leaves behind two sisters, Christina of Everett, and Karen of Iowa. Robbie was also a great son, brother, husband, uncle, nephew, cousin, and most of all a great friend. He will truly be missed. Come celebrate...

 

Alice Grace (Potts) McFalls

Alice Grace (Potts) McFalls, 85, passed away August 3, 2014 in Everett. She was born to Walter and Sarah Potts September 8, 1928 in Sylva, NC. She had seven siblings. Alice graduated from Sylva High...

 

James E. Stutzman

James E. Stutzman Jr. 1957-2014 Jim Stutzman's life ended in a motorcycle accident June 7, 2014. He was born in Norfolk, Va. to James E. and Ellamary C Stutzman on December 1, 1957. He was raised in Bryant, Wash., where he graduated from Arlington...

 

Dean Bernard Wicka

Ordean "Dean" Bernard Wicka passed away in Everett on July 29, 2014 in an Everett hospital. He is at peace at last. Dean was a very talented auto body and paint man for years with a successful...

 

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