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Local Boy Scouts help recycle Christmas trees

Local Boy Scout troops from Marysville and Arlington recently helped to recycle used Christmas trees. On Jan. 7 and 8 troops in the local cities collected trees and donations to chip up and donate to various sources. "We're out here recycling our...

 

Marysville Scouts collect Christmas trees to recycle

Marysville Boy Scout Troop 80 and other local troops took in the community's Christmas trees on Jan. 9 to help recycle them for later park use. "Troop 80 has been organizing the Christmas tree pickups for the city of Marysville for 30 years,...

 

M-P, MG students earn recognition

Four local students were recognized as the Students of the Month for September and October for their contributions to the community. The Marysville Kiwanis and Marysville Soroptimist clubs recognize one boy and girl each month through the awards....

 

Cedar Grove launches $2,500 scholarship

Cedar Grove Composting has announced it will award a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating senior in the Marysville School District. The application deadline for the scholarship is April 11. The “Seeds for Scholars” scholarship program recognizes a Marysville School District student based on...

 

Snow flurries don't dampen spirits at park opening

It seemed fitting for snow to say its last goodbye to the old Christmas tree farm and hello to Doleshel Park as people streamed in for its grand opening Saturday morning. Members of the Doleshel family were among the bundled-up spectators who were...

 

Getchell students honored for achievements

Anh-thu Ngoc Vu and Tanner Wilcoxson, two students from Marysville Getchell High School, have been recognized as February's Students of the Month by Marysville Soroptimist and Kiwanis clubs. Anh-thu, an Academy of Engineering student, has worked...

 

Parks manager lauded for volunteer efforts

For the second time, Park maintenance manager Mike Robinson has been named the City of Marysville's employee of the month. For nearly 25 years, Robinson has worked to make Marysville's parks safer, well-maintained and more attractive for community...

 

Do the samba, enjoy the art

The Arlington Arts Council presents the annual Art in the Park 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, this weekend, in Legion Park in downtown Arlington. Along with painters and photographers, glass artists, gourd art, garden art, painted silk and ot...

 

Eagle Scout tackles giant map at elementary school

A group of Boy Scouts, led by Eagle Scout candidate William Schamp, took paint brushes to the asphalt of Liberty Elementary's playground to recreate the school's U.S. map in refreshed primary colors. The large U.S. state map at Liberty Elementary...

 

Sound Garden in Legion Park gets drums, bells

Carlos tries the drums while his sister Amanda and friends enjoy the sound of The Swirl at the Arlington Sound Garden after the bells and drums were installed by Scout Christian Bigger last week. The instruments were paid for by Arlington Arts...

 

Two excellent Marysville students honored for March

Haley Fritz and Jake Hubbert, two Marysville students, were honored as March's Students of the Month by the Marysville Soroptimist and Kiwanis clubs. Haley is a senior at Marysville-Pilchuck’s Pathways of Choice. Academically she has excelled, being a part of the WIAA Academic State Champs in...

 

Honor the community’s unsung heroes

Over the past several years, Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring has honored individuals whose volunteer efforts demonstrate extraordinary commitment and service to the community with the Volunteer of the Month Award, presented during City Council meetings...

 

AAC purchase launches Sound Garden

The Arlington Arts Council has announced the acquisition of a piece of sculpture that also makes music. The AAC has purchased an outdoor musical instrument as the first blossom in a full-bloom Sound Garden, to be located along the Centennial Trail in downtown Arlington, between Legion Park and the l...

 

Eagle Scout builds bridge at off-leash dog park

Pictured from left: Rich; mom Kolette; dad Rick; Curtis Rashell, Troup 82 Scout Master; Joe Moore; son Stephen Moore; Jim Gutmann; son Brent; and his mother, Barbara.   Troop 82 Boy Scout Rich Beckert recently completed his Eagle Scout project,...

 

M-DOG hosts dog park work party

Marysville Dog Owners Group invites dog lovers to volunteer for a special work party scheduled for noon on Saturday, May 19 at Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park, 6100-152nd St. The day's tasks include helping Boy Scout Rich Beckett install a new bridge over the stone river rock bed in the...

 

Mayor honors Eagle Scout for volunteer work

Mayor Jon Nehring presented Danyon Heacock the award for community Volunteer of the Month for November for his Eagle Scout project to build a bridge across Allen Creek on city-owned park property. Heacock, 15, led a party of volunteers last September...

 

Library's landscaping gets facelift courtesy of Eagle Scout

  Parker Yancey, a 15-year-old Lakewood High School student, loves to read and often visits the Arlington Library. While planning an Eagle Scout project through the Boy Scouts of America program, he noticed that the grounds at the library were...

 

Day of Service project will turn tree farm into park

Volunteers from the Marysville Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) have chosen a big project for this year's Day of Service, planned for Saturday, Sept. 17. Church members and community volunteers will gather at the for...

 

Trail information displays are an Eagle Scout project

Pictured from left to right: Jeff Swanson, Trevor Gaskin, Trey Swanson, Christian Bigger, Tanner Swanson, Isaac Dickson, and Tanner Gaskin.   Becoming an Eagle Scout is not an easy task, and Tanner Swanson is the latest young man to discover...

 

Popular principal back at ACS

At a recent Open House, the Arlington Christian School Board of Directors announced the return of Thomas Murray as principal of the kindergarten through 12th grade school, effective in time for the fall 2011 session. During Murray's previous tenure a...

 
 By Beckye Randall    Schools    May 3, 2011

Students of the month

Marysville Soroptimist member Marlene Likkel (center) congratulated April students of the month Chandler Forsythe (left) and Spencer Wilcoxson.   A senior in the School for the Entrepreneur at Marysville Getchell High School, Spencer Wilcoxson...

 

Eagle Scout's volunteer work helps preschoolers

Eagle Scout Michael Thomas received Marysville's Volunteer of the Month award for March 2011 from Mayor Jon Nehring.   Michael Thomas of Marysville is the youngest recipient of the city's Volunteer of the Month award, but he has already...

 

Eagle Scout's project benefits March of Dimes

Earning the rank of Eagle Scout is a noteworthy accomplishment, one that requires dedication and hard work. On September 11, 2010, Kyle Christopher Brown of the Mt. Baker Council Venturing Crew 222 received his Eagle award at a special Court of...

 

City park has new fitness emphasis

Marysville city leaders helped dedicate the installation of new fitness equipment November 7 at Northpointe Park, located in the city's eastern foothills at 70th Street and 74th Drive NE. The city installed nine fitness stations of Tri-Active outdoor fitness equipment and added a new playground...

 

Arlington's Eagle Festival celebrates trail opening

The City of Arlington celebrated an Eagle Festival with activities and demonstrations all day Saturday, February 7. Parks Department personnel led guided tours of the estuary for eagle viewing in the morning, followed by a ceremonial ribbon-cutting,...

 

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