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Judge voids Strawberry Festival agreement

The formerly secret agreement that barred a number of Strawberry Festival volunteers from participating in Maryfest has been officially voided. Maryfest, the nonprofit organization that sponsors Marysville’s annual Strawberry Festival, was bound...

 

Missing Marysville child found safe

On Aug. 15 Marysville Police Department received a call about a missing three-year-old from the 1500 block of Ninth Street. The child was later found safe and sound at an adult childcare provider, according to Commander Mark Thomas with the...

 

Survey shows increase in opioid overdoses

During the Second Annual Point-in-Time survey conducted in Snohomish County during a week in mid-July, law enforcement and medical personnel documented 57 overdoses as the result of opioids. That...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    August 8, 2018

County's growth presents opportunities, challenges

One of the most prominent points of discussion in local government is population growth. Snohomish County is currently among the fastest growing counties in the entire nation. With an existing...

 

Unofficial results released for Aug. 7 Primary Election

A variety of local, legislative and federal races appeared on the Aug. 7 Primary Election ballot and unofficial results have been released. Results for the local races and ballot measures from the Snohomish County Elections are current as of 8 p.m....

 

Tulalip Health Fair provides health screenings, information

Tulalip locals came out to receive health screenings and information about services at the annual Tulalip Health Fair on July 27. "This is our annual health fair," said Jennie Fryberg, who works for...

 

Caution urged due to dry conditions

With temperatures in the upper 80s and persistent dry conditions, all residents in the Marysville Fire District are urged to use extra caution to prevent wildfires. Snohomish County and the city of Marysville are currently under a Stage 1 Outdoor...

 
 By Andrew Hines    Sports    July 25, 2018

Camp teaches kids more than soccer

The Pilchuck Soccer Alliance worked alongside UK International Soccer to put on their annual summer Soccer Camp July 16-20. The camp is open to all children aged 4-12. Along with coaching, the camp...

 

Memorial honors George Boulton

The Arlington Arts Council's newest community art sculpture is a memorial for George Boulton that has been installed next to the Mayor's Garden near Arlington City Hall. George Boulton was a...

 

MPD officer recognized for picking up a U.S. flag

Marysville Police Officer Dave Negron received recognition from President Donald Trump and thousands of others for stopping to pick up a U.S. flag on the Fourth of July. "On July 4, 2018, while he...

 

Events scheduled to celebrate 'Centennial Trail History Day'

The Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission will host “Centennial Trail History Day” on July 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the trail.  There will be activities for kids, hands-on interactive exhibits, and a chance to touch historic...

 

Larsen visits Twin Lakes Landing

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited Lakewood's recently opened Twin Lakes Landing from Housing Hope and talked about the affordable housing crisis with local experts on July 5. Larsen is the local...

 

Learn to save someone from an opioid overdose

Snohomish County Department of Human Services is offering another training session on how to save people from an opioid overdose. The training session takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 9, at...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    July 11, 2018

Concerns raised over the reintroduction of grizzly bears

The federal government plays a huge role in local communities and sometimes their actions can go unnoticed or are not widely covered. One such example is the effort to reintroduce grizzly bears into...

 

Meetings focus on proposed tax

Residents will have two opportunities in coming weeks to learn about Marysville’s plan to fund expansion of the city’s jail and police station. The city is hosting two public meetings in the next two weeks to inform residents about the tax...

 

Fireworks laws vary in local cities, county

This will be the second year that fireworks are banned in Marysville, while Arlington and Snohomish County residents can discharge them only on July 4. As scheduled in Marysville's original ordinance...

 

YMCA honors Marysville volunteers

The YMCA of Snohomish County recently recognized volunteers from around the area that help support local YMCAs, including seven volunteers who help the Marysville YMCA. YMCA officials honored the...

 

Students help out at Mother Nature's Window

Students from Marysville Getchell High School's Environmental Club are helping to clear trail and remove invasive species at Mother Nature's Window. Since early May, members of the club have spent...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    June 13, 2018

Focusing on bringing businesses to North County

News last month about Seattle’s new head tax ignited a fiery debate about what our business climate looks like in the Puget Sound area. Rather than imposing additional burdens on business, we are...

 

M'ville museum celebrates anniversary

The Marysville Historical Society celebrated their museum's first anniversary as well as dedicated a new exhibit on the founders and origins of the town of Marysville on June 3. The event celebrated t...

 

Online crime reporting available

Arlington locals can now report some crimes online, particularly property crimes, because of a new internet tool at mycrimereport.us. The website is a project between multiple law enforcement departments around Snohomish County, and was launched as...

 

Council considers new position in planning and development

After discussion at the May 29 council workshop meeting, council was expected to vote on Monday, June 4, to approve an employment agreement with Jonathan Ventura as police chief, an appointment by the mayor that must be approved by council. Also...

 

M'ville history museum celebrates anniversary

The Marysville Historical Society is inviting the public to their museum to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its opening. The free celebration will be held on June 3 and the museum will be open...

 

Preparations in high gear for Strawberry Festival

Hello Marysville and welcome to “The Berry Patch.” As we are inching our way ever so close to “Jam In Marysville,” the 2018 Marysville Strawberry Festival, preparations are in high gear. There is still time for you to get involved as a volunt...

 

Plants that will survive our dry summers

It always seems odd to be talking about drought tolerance when we get literally feet of rain every year and we generally have an adequate supply of water for the summer months, but as we all know,...

 

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