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Peter Kurt Schneider

Peter Kurt Schneider, 83, of Marysville passed away peacefully on Friday, July 27, 2018, with his family by his side. Peter was born on July 10, 1935, to a German family in the Free City of Danzig on...

 
 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...

 

Marysville Police begin 'Coffee with a Cop'

Several officers from the Marysville Police Department will take a bit of time out of their day on July 30 to enjoy a cup of coffee and visit with area residents. They will be visiting with people during the first “Coffee with a Cop” event held f...

 

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...

 

In praise of Summersweet

We are blessed in the northwest to be able to grow a wide variety of plant material from many other parts of the world (in addition of course to our own native flora). Because of our proximity to...

 

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...

 

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