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Larsen tours Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen stopped by the recently opened Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital to get a tour of the region's new facility. The 115-bed hospital opened in June at 3955 156th St. NE, Marysville....

 

Larsen invites constituents to Marysville 'Mobile Office Hours'

Constituents of Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) are invited to meet one-on-one with his staff at a “mobile office hours” event in Marysville on Saturday, Sept. 23. Larsen’s staff hold monthly “Mobile Office Hours” events to provide constituents as...

 

Candlelight vigil focuses on overdose awareness

In 2016, Snohomish County lost over 90 people to an opioid overdose. The tragedy of overdose is far too frequent, but is ultimately preventable. Overdose prevention, education and recognition play a crucial role in saving lives. To commemorate Intern...

 

Own It, Mr. President

“Let Obamacare fail…we’ll just let Obamacare fail. We’re not going to own it. I’m not going to own it. I can tell you the Republicans are not going to own it.” – President Donald Trump,...

 

Trumpcare lacks common sense

If there were a book on common sense for Congress, I am sure it would include a chapter on holding public committee hearings before voting on legislation. Trumpcare would be a perfect case study:...

 

Rep. Larsen tours career/technical classes

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen stopped by Arlington High School on May 5 to visit some of the career and technical education classes that are offered at the school. Larsen is the U.S. Representative for Washin...

 

Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of budget cuts, and then visited Mountain View High...

 

Rep. Larsen sponsors school safety bill

Schools across the United States could have more federal funds to improve safety and security if the School Safety Act of 2017 is passed. The bill is being sponsored by local U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, wh...

 

Rep. Larsen holds ACA town hall

Supporters and detractors of the Affordable Care Act came out to Marysville on Feb. 11 to talk with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen about the healthcare bill. Larsen, the local Congressman whose district goes...

 

The ACA is not dead yet

Like the "dead" man scene in the classic Monty Python film, the Affordable Care Act is not dead yet.   In 2009, I voted for the Affordable Care Act after hearing from more than 15,000...

 

Rep. Larsen to Hold Affordable Care Act 'Town Talk' in Marysville on Feb. 11

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will hold a "Town Talk" at Totem Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 11, to hear directly from his constituents about their questions and concerns on the future of the Affordable...

 

Larsen visits Housing Hope project

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited the future Housing Hope project in Lakewood that will house many local homeless and low-income families. The construction is scheduled to begin shortly and finish...

 

Voters cast ballots in general election

Based on the results of the Nov. 8 general election the U.S. will have a new president while Washington state prepares for some incoming initiatives to be enacted. Presidential Election Donald Trump secured the presidential election with more than...

 

Local, state, federal races are all on the Nov. 8 ballot

Ballots in Snohomish County for the general election have been mailed out and include many important federal and state races. The county mailed ballots out on Oct. 20. They can be returned through the mail but must be post marked no later than Nov....

 

Tulalip Wellness Court will provide addicts new path to community

The Tulalip Tribes hope their new Tulalip Wellness Court will help drug addicts in the legal system find community support to lead a sober and healthy life. U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen came to visit the...

 

America's Best Communities projects continue in Arlington

Arlington officials met with U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen to talk about the progress made with the $100,000 the community received as part of the America's Best Communities competition. Darrington and...

 

Chamber hosts candidates forum

Candidates for many local races talked about their policies at a candidate forum on Oct. 11 hosted by the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce. The candidates are on the ballot for the upcoming Nov. 8 general election. District 39 State...

 

Galde among victims of mall shooting

Among the five dead from the Sept. 23 Cascade Mall shooting in Burlington were two Arlington residents, Belinda Galde and her mother Beatrice Dotson. The tragedy has left the nearby Skagit County community and Arlington with heavy hearts. “I rise...

 

Officials discuss transitional housing

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with Marysville officials on Aug. 29 to talk about the city's efforts to provide transitional housing to formerly homeless individuals. Larsen met with city officials, local...

 

Voters reject sales tax increases

Two sales tax measures that would have funded public safety measures in Snohomish County and Marysville are currently failing according to preliminary results from the Aug. 2 primary election. Marysville Public Safety Tax Marysville’s public...

 

Larsen visits AHS Transitions, Build A Plane competition

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen toured a couple of local programs encouraging students to get into the workforce on June 29. Larsen talked with Arlington School District officials about their efforts to provide...

 

Hospitals celebrate partnership

Officials celebrated the lease of Cascade Valley Hospital to Skagit Regional Health on June 2. The lease began this June and will bring Cascade Valley Hospital into the Skagit Regional Health network,...

 

Skagit Regional Health, CVH merge

Skagit Regional Health and Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics are coming together as a unified, integrated health care system. On June 1, Skagit Regional Health will officially lease and operate Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics. These two...

 

Officials discuss possible Qwuloolt trails

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with Marysville staff on March 8 to discuss the future of the Qwuloolt Estuary and the recreation opportunities around it. Larsen said that it was his first time back to the...

 

Arlington student goes to Washington, D.C.

MacKenna Kelly, an Arlington High School sophomore, was one of two students in the state to be a part of YMCA's National Advocacy Day and travel to Washington, D.C. to talk to congressional...

 

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