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Protecting yourself against skin cancer

The days are growing longer, and the gray clouds are retreating to make way for the sun-filled days of summer. As we prepare for longer hours of daylight and outdoor activities, it's important to...

 

Phung, Granger named Students of the Month

Marysville Getchell Bio-Med Academy students Jamie Phung and Ben Granger were honored for their work in the community and in their school. Jamie and Ben are March's Students of the Month, an award...

 

Tolbert gives State of the City

Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert talked about the city's efforts toward public safety, getting those with addictions treated, and the economy during her State of the City on March 13. Policing...

 

Free tax assistance available

The United Way's free tax preparation program is back for its 12th year, this time with expanded locations including a new site in Arlington. The program began late January and will continue until...

 

Housing Hope helps local families build their own homes

Eight local families finished building their own homes this January as part of Housing Hope's Team HomeBuilding program. The eight families moved into the Arlington homes on Jan. 12 after a ceremony...

 

ISC students recognized for involvement

Marysville Getchell students Eden Au Nguyen and Carson Mielke were honored as December's Students of the Month for their work within their schools. The two seniors, from Marysville Getchell High Schoo...

 

Arlington Rotary serves up holiday cheer

The Rotary Club of Arlington participated in their annual Senior Center Christmas lunch on Dec. 15. The Rotary Club of Arlington provided lunches and gifts for over 200 seniors at the Stillaguamish...

 

Seahawks players help collect for Toys for Tots

Current and former Seattle Seahawks players stopped by Tulalip on Oct. 27 to help Toys for Tots with a donation drive and to meet locals. Seahawks alumni like Vic Minor and Shelton Robinson, and curre...

 

Local cities team up to fight panhandling

Marysville and Arlington officials worked together on a community resource brochure that they hope will guide people to organizations that help homeless individuals instead of giving money directly...

 

Improve efficiency of home appliances

Home improvement projects often involve remodeling. But homeowners can improve their homes without ever picking up a hammer. Upgrading a home's appliances with products that are more eco-friendly can...

 

M'ville Chamber hosts candidates forum

Local candidates for Marysville and Snohomish County races in the upcoming general election talked about their platforms at a candidates forum on Sept. 29. Candidates from two Marysville City Council...

 

Day of Caring helps many local nonprofits

Volunteers and local organizations got together on Sept. 15 during the United Way of Snohomish County's annual Day of Caring to help finish projects for local nonprofits. The Day of Caring is meant...

 

Volunteers needed for Day of Caring

Volunteer registration is now open for United Way of Snohomish County’s 24th annual Day of Caring. Join them on Friday, Sept. 15, for one of the largest organized volunteer days in the county.  Project information, including volunteer...

 

Volunteers needed to help homeless

More than 1,000 individuals of all ages and families experiencing homelessness are expected to attend this year’s Project Homeless Connect (PHC) event, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, at Evergreen Middle School, 7621 Beverly Lane,...

 

Conservation comes first when protecting salmon

An earlier start to the annual salmon season-setting process helped the tribal and state salmon co-managers finish their work right on time this year. Steadily shrinking salmon populations have made...

 

Darlene Strotz receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Community member Darlene Strotz was recognized with a Community Lifetime Achievement award for her work with her fire district, the Silvana Fair and the community at large. She was given the honor at...

 

Arlington seeks input about homelessness

City of Arlington officials are looking for the public’s opinions about the local homeless population in a recently released public survey. The survey is available online at bit.ly/2mXCJBC. The city received a grant from the United Way of Snohomish...

 

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...

 

United Way offers tax preparation assistance

The United Way of Snohomish County will provide free tax preparation to any local individuals with an income under $64,000 this tax season. The nonprofit organization provides six locations across the county to get taxes done, including one location...

 

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...

 

Arlington Mayor Tolbert discusses plans for 2017

Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert said she has many hopes for the upcoming year for the city, including efforts to advance the city's manufacturing center, drawing more retailers to the city and...

 

Cold weather shelters ready if temps drop

During nights when the temperature falls below freezing, shelters in Marysville and Arlington are open for homeless individuals who need a place to sleep for the night. Both shelter programs are...

 

Forum focuses on heroin

Local health officials, parents and law enforcement officers came out to discuss the increasing role of heroin in today's society at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center on Sept. 27. The Snohomish...

 

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...

 

Chamber hosts candidates forum

Candidates for the state legislature’s 44th District, which includes Marysville, spoke at a candidates forum hosted by the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 30. The four candidates will be on the Nov. 8 general election ballot for...

 

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