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Police work to reduce crime in Marysville

Thanks to the efforts of the officers and leaders at the Marysville Police Department, the crime rate in the city declined over the past year. The reduction is the second year the crime rate has gone...

 

Committee focuses on drug, homelessness issues

Arlington, Marysville and local businesses are working together in a new Smokey Point Business Committee to combat homelessness and drug abuse issues in the Smokey Point area. Business leaders from Lakewood and Smokey Point met with local officials...

 

Police participate in No-Shave November

Several Marysville Police officers are growing out their beards this year as part of No-Shave November, and the local tradition has been expanded this year. The Marysville Police Department has...

 

Proactive policing helps fight crime

The city of Marysville crime statistics showed a drop in most crimes in 2016 and that trend is continuing into 2017. "We're on a road where are numbers are lower than they were last year," said...

 

Mayor Nehring hosts coffee klatch

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring responded to concerns over public safety and Marysville's growth at a recent coffee klatch with Marysville residents on Aug. 17. The city of Marysville holds coffee...

 

Mayor Nehring gives State of the City

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring discussed public safety, transportation projects, incoming business and more during his Jan. 27 State of the City address. Public safety is always a top concern for the...

 

Marysville's National Night Out goes into neighborhoods

The city of Marysville's National Night Out this year was held in three separate neighborhoods as part of an effort to reach out to the community. City officials and police officers participated in th...

 

Marysville residents will decide fate of public safety tax

Marysville voters will vote in the upcoming primary election on a sales tax measure for the city which would fund more police officers. The measure, Proposition 1 for the city of Marysville, is on...

 

M'ville to vote on sales tax increase

This August Marysville voters will see a sales tax increase measure on their ballot that city officials hope can improve public safety in the city. The measure would increase sales tax by 0.1 percent...

 

I support the fireworks ban

I congratulate the four City Council members who demonstrated the courage to vote for the fireworks ban. It's sad that the widespread irresponsibility and lack of consideration by revelers made this necessary. Pets traumatized, combat vets reliving...

 

Marysville approves fireworks ban

The Marysville City Council passed a ban of personal fireworks in the city during their Jan. 25 meeting. The ordinance passed with a 4-3 vote. Under the new ordinance it will be a civil infraction to...

 

Marysville considers fireworks ban

The Marysville City Council may be nearing a decision on whether to ban fireworks as an ordinance banning them completely has been drafted by city officials and is currently on the Jan. 25 City...

 

Official M-PHS shooting report released

The official report on last year’s Oct. 24 Marysville-Pilchuck High School shootings was released on Sept. 1 by the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART). The roughly 1,400-page report contains witness statements, text messages...

 

M-P shooting report released

The official report on last year’s Oct. 24 Marysville-Pilchuck High School shootings was released on Sept. 1 by the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART). The about 1,400 page report confirmed the shootings were premeditated but...

 

Marysville celebrates National Night Out

The city of Marysville held its 2015 National Night Out on Aug. 4, inviting the public to learn about safety and health organizations in their community. The event is part of the National Night Out,...

 

July Fourth calmer than normal, but city water system stressed

Arlington and Marysville saw less fireworks complaints this year, but dry conditions nearly brought Marysville’s water system to its limit. “The bigger topic for us is water usage,” said the city’s public works director Kevin Nielsen. “We...

 

Council gets update on fireworks

Marysville city councilmembers were hoping to find strong reasons to either ban or allow fireworks on the 4th of July, but it appears there will be no easy answers for this issue. The City Council heard an update from the fireworks committee they...

 

Marysville survey seeks input on fireworks ban

Marysville officials are considering a ban of fireworks and an ad-hoc committee formed on the issue plans to give its final recommendations this year. The city has heard complaints every year from citizens and has made tweaks to its fireworks code,...

 

Marysville leaders discuss response to tragedy and city's future

At the first city council meeting since the Oct. 24 MPHS school shooting city leaders came to discuss the aftermath and one message was clear: that this tragedy would not define the city. "What will...

 

Many organizations, people helped on the day of MPHS shooting

The Marysville School District, Tulalip Tribes, city of Marysville all came together to respond to the Oct. 24 MPHS school shooting, but they also had a lot of support. "The support from this community, this proves that we're going to get through...

 

Marysville passes tougher laws against panhandling

The city of Marysville is getting tougher on panhandling after a new ordinance passed the city council during their meeting on Oct. 13. The ordinance will prohibit all panhandling at nighttime, prohibit panhandling at highway on and off-ramps and...

 
 By Outlook Staff    News    October 15, 2014

Marysville Police announce top departmental honors, commendations

Marysville Police recently honored recipients of several departmental awards and commendations presented to members of the city’s law enforcement community and the people who support them. Detective Craig Bartl was named Officer of the Year for...

 

Nehring discusses city growth, other issues

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring talked about the city's future, incoming businesses and other questions that citizens had during his "Ice Cream and Coffee Klatch" on Aug. 7. Nehring talked with citizens...

 

Noah Allen receives award from Marysville police

Nine-year-old Noah Allen remembered the lesson he learned in a Neighborhood Watch meeting months ago to always report suspicious activity, and for his vigilance that led to an arrest, Marysville Polic...

 

Marysville considering fireworks ban

A complete fireworks ban is under heavy consideration by the Marysville City Council, who voted to form a committee to study the issue during their July 28 meeting. City councilmembers reported that illegal and improper use of fireworks has made the...

 

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