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Preliminary results in for General Election

Changes are coming to both the Marysville City Council and Arlington City Council as multiple incumbents were defeated in the Nov. 7 General Election. Preliminary ballot results were posted on Nov. 7 with updates throughout the week. Marysville City...

 

Preliminary results for Nov. 7 General Election

The Snohomish County Elections office has released the preliminary results for the Nov. 7 General Election. County Council, District 1 Nate Nehring received 9,402 votes (59.10 percent) and Ray Miller received 6,451 votes (40.55 percent) City of...

 

City council, school board races on Nov. 7 ballot

There are multiple races between potential Arlington and Marysville city council members on this year’s general election ballot, as well as state, county and other local races. Nov. 7 is the deadline for ballots for this year’s general election....

 

Teachers, districts agree to contracts

Both the Marysville School District and Arlington School District reached agreements with their teachers for contracts the week before school started this year. Many area districts, including seven...

 

MSD discusses proposed budget

Marysville School District officials talked about their proposed budget for the upcoming school year at a special work session on Aug. 10. Finance department members at the district had to work...

 

Board selects Dr. Beatty as Health Officer

Following a lengthy recruitment process, the Board of Health unanimously approved an employment agreement with Dr. Mark Beatty to serve as the Snohomish Health District's next health officer. The...

 

Point-in-Time count surveys homeless in Snohomish County

The second annual North County Homeless Resource Fair was held on Jan. 24 as part of Snohomish County's annual Point-in-Time count. The Point-in-Time (PIT) count serves as a national count of the home...

 

District, community discuss failed bond

Marysville School District officials met with local parents and other community members last week to find out their thoughts about the recently failed school bond and the district in general....

 

Arlington firefighters, citizens show support for police

Many Arlington residents are now sporting a blue stripe on their car to show their support of local law enforcement. Members of the Arlington Fire Department and Presidents Elementary PTA worked on...

 

Marysville School District sends $230 million bond to voters

The Marysville School District school board approved a bond measure which would reconstruct four schools and construct an additional middle school. The bond will be on the ballot for the upcoming...

 

Longboard races return to Arlington

Professional longboard racers from across the nation are coming to Arlington in October to race along the Centennial Trail for the third year in a row. This year's Centennial Sk8 Festival will be...

 

MPHS student's emotional needs a priority moving forward

As Marysville-Pilchuck High School students returned to their school last week district leadership is keeping an eye on the emotional needs of their students after the Oct. 24 school shooting. Students returned to their first day back on Nov. 3, a...

 

Arts and Tech receives state attention for work with at-risk youth

Marysville Arts and Technology High School recently received state attention for their work with at-risk and special needs students and will be making a presentation in front of a state task force soon on the issue. Principal Terri Kaltenbach...

 

Marysville culinary students could receive more industry experience

The Marysville School Board looked to potentially change the district’s culinary arts program, upgrading to a program with more direct pathways to the industry. They looked at the ProStart curriculum during the March 3 school board meeting. The...

 

Tribes, school execs hold joint meeting

The Marysville School District and leaders of the Tulalip Tribes have a tradition of working closely together to benefit all children in the district, and a special joint meeting held Feb. 24 at the Tulalip Administrative Building echoed that theme....

 

New leadership for Marysville special education

Two directors of Marysville's learning support services department (the special education department) have resigned and served their last day on Feb. 14. Ken Chovil and Tracy Suchan-Toothaker had...

 

Basic operation and technology levies on ballot soon for Marysville schools

A replacement levy for basic district operations and a new levy to meet technology needs will be on the ballot next month for Marysville School District voters. A Maintenance and Operations (M&O) levy will replace an expiring M&O levy that was...

 

Marysville students reveal district's technology shortcomings

Marysville high school students helped reveal many of the district’s problems with their current technology during a focus group facilitated by district officials. The findings of the group were presented during the Jan. 6 school board meeting....

 

Two new directors for Marysville School Board sworn in

Two new directors, Mariana Maksimos and Bruce Larson, took their seats on the Marysville School Board during the board's Dec. 9 meeting. Maksimos and Larson took the oath of office and were sworn in...

 

Marysville school board approves maintenance and technology levies

The Marysville School Board approved two new levies during board member Wendy Fryberg's final meeting on Nov. 18. Approved Levies A Maintenance and Operation (M&O) levy and a Technology Capital...

 

Big Lots comes to town

Friday, Nov. 8, at 9 o'clock in the morning, Mayor Jon Nehring cut the ceremonial ribbon and people flowed into the new Big Lots at the corner of the Marysville Towne Center Mall. Dan Hanlan, the...

 

Possible autism program contraction brings objections

The potential closing of one of the six autism classes at Kellogg Marsh Elementary School brought parents to protest at the Nov. 4 Marysville School District board meeting. The district’s fund balance and recent pesticide certification were also...

 

Marysville school board president elected to state office

Current Marysville school board president Chris Nation will be the next vice president for the Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA). WSSDA is a state coalition of 1,477 school board...

 

Soroptimists award over $17,000 in scholarships

The Marysville branch of Soroptimists, an international philanthropic women’s community service organization, presented more than $17,000 in scholarships to ten graduating seniors from local...

 

Strawberry Festival kicks off this week

The 82nd annual Strawberry Festival is officially the third weekend of June, but several events are planned in advance of that weekend, beginning this Saturday, June 8. Asbery Field is the site of the...

 

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