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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,...

 

Arts & Tech students provide free computer repair help

Locals received free computer repair help during the Computer Repair Day from the Marysville Arts and Technology High School's Computer Repair Lab. The repair lab is a school program that helps studen...

 

Healthy Communities Challenge Day returns to Marysville on June 2

Marysville families can come out to learn about healthy activities and support from local organizations as part of the annual free Healthy Communities Challenge Day on June 2. It will be held from 10...

 

Military families contribute to local communities

Military families often get involved in their communities and provide many benefits to their towns and neighborhoods. To recognize and thank military members and their families for all that they do...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    May 9, 2018

A great partnership with the military

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, I am dedicating my May column to the great partnership between Snohomish County and our military. Snohomish County has played host to the United States...

 

Judge issues preliminary injunction in Maryfest suit

The Marysville Strawberry Festival nonprofit organization is able to bring back six of it's long-time volunteers after a contract the group was under was temporarily voided in Snohomish County Superio...

 

Sno-Isle levy narrowly passing

Although the margin is close, Sno-Isle Libraries officials are "cautiously optimistic" that their April 24 proposed library levy measure has passed. As of April 26, 50.46 percent of voters in...

 

Needle Clean-Up Kit, disposal program expands

Since rolling out the free needle clean-up kit program in September 2017, over 800 kits have been distributed by the Snohomish Health District. These kits have ensured the safe and proper disposal of more than 10,000 syringes. Starting April 25 —...

 
 By Sarah Arney    Communities    May 2, 2018

Council considers variety of issues

Arlington City Council met April 23 to review the launch of an initiative that started during its spring retreat in March. The city is proposing changing the design guidelines for historic downtown Arlington to standards, which means the guidelines...

 

State AG files suit to void Maryfest contract

A previously secret agreement is allegedly restricting Maryfest's ability to raise funds for the Marysville Strawberry Festival and, with help from the state's Attorney General's Office, Maryfest...

 

Preliminary results show Library Levy too close to call

The preliminary results for the April 24 Special Election show the property-tax levy for Sno-Isle Libraries is too close to call. In Snohomish County, the preliminary results show the library levy received 39,311 (47.07 percent) Yes votes and 44,202...

 

Police, social workers team up to help the community's homeless

Social workers and local police officers are working together in a new Snohomish County unit which is meant to help homeless individuals get to services that can help them. Marysville, Arlington and...

 

Marysville Library hosts levy open house

Sno-Isle Libraries officials came out to the Marysville Library to talk about their levy on the April 24 ballot during an open house event. The levy is meant to help Sno-Isle Libraries, which runs...

 

Arlington City Council hears about response to the opioid epidemic

On Monday, April 9, Arlington City Council learned about Snohomish County’s multi-agency coordination (MAC) strategy to respond to the opioid epidemic. County Executive Dave Somers said his team that is being coordinated by the county’s Office fo...

 

M'ville, Health District disagree on needle exchange program

The city of Marysville is considering pulling their funding of the Snohomish Health District over the district's plans to expand Everett's needle exchange program. The Snohomish County Syringe...

 

Wenberg County Park boat launch schedule changes

The Snohomish County Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism announced on April 3 that during this summer’s much needed construction at Wenberg County Park the boat launch will be open and construction paused on two important occasions: Memorial...

 

County does well in health rankings

According to the ninth annual County Health Rankings, Snohomish County is ranked the third healthiest county overall in the state. The rankings released recently by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health...

 
 By Nate Nehring    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Milestone in battling the opioid epidemic

Snohomish County has reached a milestone in the northern part of the county with regard to the ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic. There remains much work to be done, but I look forward to...

 

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