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Articles from the April 30, 2014 edition

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 By Sarah Arney    News    April 30, 2014

Arlington gets on with business

Amid an impending election and a visit by President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Arlington City Council continued its daily business, managing the nuts and bolts of running a city, last Monday, April 21. Voters approved a request to raise a levy lid by...

 

Marysville sales tax set to increase 0.2 percent for transportation

Marysville voters appear to have approved a 0.2 percent increase in the local sales tax to fund improved road maintenance and sidewalks for the city. As of April 24, 55.08 percent of the counted voters approved the measure with 7,656 ballots...

 

Graffiti clean-up is beginning of Clean Sweep Week

Clean Sweep Week kicked off April 26 with graffiti clean-up efforts as volunteers applied fresh paint to targeted areas of Marysville. This is the third year that the City of Marysville has partnered...

 

Learning to innovate with sustainability at Getchell

Students in Marysville Getchell's sustainable engineering classes innovate with ideas like more environmentally-friendly artificial turf and drawing electricity from the heat of asphalt. At...

 

Rediscover rhododendrons

Springtime has arrived and the multitudes of rhododendrons are blooming. Our state flower shines in every color imaginable, but what I am here to remind you of is one old adage: flowers come and...

 

It's time for geraniums in flowerbeds

So far we have had a good beginning to spring, give or take a few setbacks in the weather department. A good day or two energizes the natural urge to get out and do something about the yard. A return...

 

Students receive guidance on career, college and beyond

More than 120 organizations gave local high school juniors guidance for their future and for their goals at the 2014 Opportunity Expo on April 22. This is the third year for Marysville School...

 

Bank helps refill Kids' Kloset

In the aftermath of the Oso mudslide, volunteers at Arlington’s Kids’ Kloset went into overdrive to supply clothes for families who were affected. Their efforts did not go unnoticed. Arlington Kids’ Kloset recently received $10,000 from Opus...

 

Celebrate Latino culture in Marysville

The eighth annual Cinco De Mayo community celebration will be held at Totem Middle School Cafeteria, 1605-7th St., on Friday, May 2, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event features an evening of Mexican-themed food, music, dancing and fun for all, provided at...

 

Fishing Derby attracts young anglers

Before they start playing with worms at the 20th annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 3, at Jennings Memorial Park, kids and parents may want to enjoy a tasty pancake breakfast prepared by local...

 

Gala to benefit disabled adults

Karen Gaffney is the keynote speaker for the annual dinner auction that raises funds for Village Community Service's programs that benefit developmentally disabled adults. The event takes place...

 

Art center officially opens

With a ceremonial clip of oversized scissors, Mayor Jon Nehring helped mark the official opening of the new Marysville art center at 1410 Grove Street on April 21. The first phase in efforts to...

 

Principal will remain at Pilchuck

Rumors that Marysville-Pilchuck High School's principal Andrew Frost was being moved to another school set a buzz across the MPHS campus two weeks ago that was only quieted once Frost announced he...

 

Boom City Swap Meet now open

When the Boom City Swap Meet opened last weekend, it began operating under new ownership. Les Parks, Tulalip tribal member and newly elected vice chairman of the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors, is passing the Swap Meet baton over to venue manager...

 

Enjoy a cup of coffee with the mayor

The City of Marysville invites members of the community to meet with Mayor Jon Nehring for coffee and conversation at the Glenwood Mobile Estates on Thursday, May 8, beginning at 10 a.m. Glenwood Mobile Estates is located at 5900-64th St. NE....

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    April 30, 2014

United Way distributes another $400K for families affected by 530 landslide

On April 21, the day before President Barack Obama’s visit to the devastated Oso area, United Way of Snohomish County announced it was distributing an additional $400,000 to groups in Arlington and Darrington to help families and survivors in Oso...

 

Christine Anderson

Christine Anderson of Marysville, Washington died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 due to complications arising from a kitchen experiment gone awry. Chris and her new recipes... (Chris had a playful and...

 

A brush with history

Reporters at small-town community newspapers typically don’t have access to national political figures. Certainly not to sitting presidents. So it was with a “what the heck” attitude that I...

 

In pursuit of un-common goals

Imagine it’s a beautiful spring day and your boss gives everyone the afternoon off to enjoy the great weather. Several people start talking about having a picnic in the park and someone asks for...

 

Shelley Lynn Bellomo

Shelley Lynn Bellomo, 55, died in the Oso landslide March 22, 2014. She was born to Pete and Fran Bellomo June 17, 1958 in San Francisco, CA. She lived many places, including San Francisco,...

 

Jeffrey Richard Dudgeon

Jeffrey Richard Dudgeon passed away peacefully on April 18, 2014. He was born to Jim Dudgeon and Jean Cain on July 27, 1970. Jeff leaves his wife of 21 years, Jennifer Dudgeon; his parents, Jim...

 

Elisse Fortier

Elisse A. Fortier, 47, of Marysville, WA passed away suddenly on April 7, 2014. She is survived by her father, Norman Fortier of Marysville; sister, Susan "Jasmyn" Kelley of Seattle, WA; her uncle, Doug Nystrom of Burlington, WA; her step-mom, Becky...

 

Betty L. Harris

Betty L. Harris of Arlington, Washington passed away peacefully on April 10,2014 at the age of 84. She was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She worked as a waitress most of her life. She was a roller...

 

Merlin C. Harrison

Merlin C. Harrison, born in Glendive, Mt. on May 1, 1931, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Good Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home in Marysville. He will be deeply missed always...

 

Myrlyn J. Herring

Myrlyn J. Herring of Marysville, WA, passed away unexpectedly on April 20, 2014. She was born on August 20, 1942, in Perham, Minnesota to Raymond and Martha Konkler. Mom enjoyed her family,...

 

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