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Articles from the September 16, 2015 edition

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Local students return to school

After the three long summer months students returned to school for their first day back last week. Most Lakewood students returned to school on Sept. 8, while most students from the Arlington and Marysville districts returned on Sept. 9. Elementary...

 

Marysville holds 9/11 ceremony

Marysville officials gathered outside of the Marysville Library on Sept. 11 to pay their annual tribute to the lives lost. "We're here again. Fourteen years have gone by since that day on 9/11, 2001," said Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring. "We're here...

 

Superintendents talk about districts

School began last week for many and superintendents from local school districts gave their outlooks to the upcoming year to the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce. Arlington School District Superintendent Kristine McDuffy and Lakewood School...

 

Arlington outscores Snohomish 45-35

After a close and physical game, the Arlington Eagles earned a win at home over the Snohomish Panthers on Friday Sept. 11. Much of the play went back and forth, as did the score, but Arlington's defense came through in the second half to hold...

 

MG falls to Mariner

Marysville Getchell's boys tennis lost 2-5 to Mariner High School on Thursday, Sept. 10, at a home afternoon match. Getchell's number one and number three doubles team of James Madamba and Nolan Lechner, and Daniel Kiesz and Gordy Delap gave them...

 

Cougars lose to Shorewood on the pitch

The Lakewood Cougars girls soccer team fell to the Shorewood Thunderbirds 2-0 at their Sept. 10 home game. While Lakewood had numerous promising opportunities at goal, Shorewood succeeded in their quick passing game and shots on target. Despite a los...

 

YMCA helps families to focus on childhood obesity

The YMCA of Snohomish County wants families to understand how a child's weight affects their health – and how to adopt healthy habits  September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled,...

 

Families enjoy Touch A Truck

Children got to honk the horns and run the sirens of the city of Marysville's police and public work vehicles and other vehicles during this year's Touch A Truck. The annual event hosted by the city of Marysville brought numerous organizations and...

 

Drag Strip Reunion returns to Arlington

From the 1950s to the 1970s, the airfield at Arlington Municipal Airport was used as a drag strip racing track and now dragsters meet every year to relive those races at the Arlington Drag Strip Reunion & Car Show. The car show returned to...

 

Airport Appreciation Day scheduled for Sept. 19

Free airplane rides will be available to kids ages 8 to 17 at this year’s Airport Appreciation Day in Arlington. The annual event from the city of Arlington celebrates the Arlington Municipal Airport and returns this year on Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the airport. The EAA Young Eagles...

 

Days of Caring helps non-profits

Local non-profit organizations like the All Breed Equine Rez-Q, a Marysville horse rescue, are able to complete projects normally out of their reach because of United Way's Days of Caring. On Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 this year, the United Way of...

 

Vote for Christianson for mayor of Arlington

Government of the people, by the people, and for the people is what we need in this country today. We can begin in Arlington with this great ideal by electing a person, Craig Christianson, to the office of mayor.  He holds to this form of government and will ensure that the city activities follow...

 

I support Tolbert for Arlington's mayor

Dear Editor I am writing you today about Mayor Barbara Tolbert. I met Barbara in 2011, when I was one of the Board of Directors with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce. What I truly like about her is she was approachable, very easy to talk with, and seemed to be a very down to earth...

 

Hard work leads to recovery of summer chum population

Hood Canal/Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca summer chum is the only threatened salmon population in western Washington showing clear signs of recovery. It’s thanks to a 20-year cooperative effort by state and tribal salmon co-managers, conservation g...

 

Art comes to Legion Park

Local artists got a chance to display their artwork in downtown Arlington during the Arlington Arts Council's annual Art in Legion Park event. The event brought paintings, photography, jewelry and more to Legion Park on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13....

 

Fall lawn restoration, installation

Make no mistake, September is by far the best month of the year to plant a new lawn or restore an old one. If you are thinking that you would like to put some new life into your lawn, you need to get with the program while the soils are still...

 

Donna Arens

Donna Arens passed on into the arms of Jesus on August 23, 2015. She was born to Giles and Lillie Olesen on May 5, 1939. Donna married Robert Arens in Yankton, South Dakota on April 19, 1960. Donna and Robert moved from Nebraska to Kansas, to...

 

Frank B. Bartok

Frank B. Bartok, 87, formerly of Marysville, died on September 8, 2015. A mass will be held on Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marysville. He was born September 26, 1927, in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Frank and...

 

Mary Jo Batdorf Fritz

Mary Jo Fritz passed away on August 31, 2015. Mary Jo was born in Everett and spent her early years in Arlington until she graduated from Arlington High School. Mary Jo was active in Lady Lions and P.E.O. Mary and her husband, Hal Fritz, were...

 

Dorothy M. Isaksen

Dorothy M. Isaksen, 101, of Marysville, passed away on September 7, 2015. She was born May 12, 1914, in Bow, Washington to Maude Rebecca LaFave and Clifford LaFave. She retired from teaching at Everett's Jackson Elementary, having worked as a...

 

Robert Iverson

Robert Iverson, 90, of Arlington, Wash., passed away on August 31, 2015. He was born January 15, 1925, in Yelm, Wash. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Magdalene, and one son. He is survived by his two sons; one daughter; and 10 grandchildren. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on September...

 

Grace J. (Hansen) Lark

Grace J. Lark died at home September 7, 2015. Grace was born July 6, 1935. She was a nurse at Everett General Hospital for over 25 years. In addition to Gordon, Grace was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Hansen and Selma Hansen, and second...

 

Donna Louise Muir

Donna Louise Muir, born October 1935 to Donald Sr. and Katherine Hatch, passed away September 7, 2015. Leaving behind her husband, Richard Muir Sr., her son Richard Muir Jr., and daughters, Debra "George" Russell, Deanna Muir, and Doreen Muir. Donna...

 

Beatrice Isabel Reeves

Beatrice Isabel Reeves, born February 1963 to Charles Myers and Alice Zackuse, passed away September 4, 2015. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, beadwork, arts and crafts, woodworking, fishing, berry picking, and loved outdoor...

 

Ken E. Rice

On September 5, 2015, surrounded by his wife, Rosario, Ken passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer. He was 84. A local boy who grew up in Everett, Ken loved boating, gardening and hunting. Ken had many adventures such as serving in the...

 

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