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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 to encourage volunteers to get out and help the...

 

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send...

 

Former mayor Bob Kraski passes away

Longtime Arlington mayor and leader Bob Kraski passed away last week. Kraski served on the Arlington City Council for nearly 10 years before being appointed as mayor in 1990. He would go on to serve three terms as Arlington's mayor, until stepping...

 

Chamber hosts candidates forum

The Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum for local races in the upcoming November election during their monthly meeting on Sept. 29. Candidates in two of the Marysville City Council races and in Snohomish County Council District 1 are scheduled to talk at the event....

 

Dave Kraski named acting Fire Chief

With the resignation of Arlington's Fire Chief Bruce Stedman, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Kraski will be named acting fire chief and the City Council was asked this week to approve a professional services agreement with former Deputy Fire Chief Tom Cooper to provide consulting support to the fire...

 

City Council considers revisions to comp plan

Arlington City Council is back to work this week, with a workshop meeting Monday, Sept. 11. Amendments include removing the King-Thompson area from the city’s urban growth plan, removing a Transfer of Development Rights overlay and adding a mixed-use development strategy, a concept that has been...

 

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send...

 

New barbecue grills at Marysville's Comeford Park

Comeford Park has two new barbecue grills and many picnic tables that are now open to the public. The city of Marysville has been working on installing the new barbecue pit for most of the summer. The project is designed to help the many families...

 

Convoy of Hope supports local families

International nonprofit organization Convoy of Hope is coming to Arlington for a “Day of Hope” to help low-income families from the region on Saturday, Sept. 16. The organization provides disaster relief and runs community events to provide services for low-income individuals and families....

 

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send...

 

Solar Eclipse

Marysville's Jim Strickland got this image of the recent solar eclipse by making a solar viewer with his binoculars and projected the image onto a sheet of paper. In order to get only one image, he capped off the one side of the...

 

Marysville Cemetery holds butterfly release ceremony

More than a hundred butterflies were released on Aug. 26 at the Marysville Cemetery as part of a ceremony to honor those who have passed away. The Marysville Cemetery participated along with seven other cemeteries in the Pacific Northwest to release...

 

'Litter Wranglers' help clean local roads

Snohomish County has been trying out a new program specifically designed to clean up litter around county roads this summer. The four-month "Litter Wranglers" pilot program has cleared litter from at least 10 road miles each week, with some weeks as...

 

Work begins on new water main

Work to build a new water main along 83rd Avenue NE has begun. Construction of the  1.2-mile-long project started at Soper Hill Road near 29th Place NE. It includes building a new water main, valves and services in the southbound lane of 83rd Avenue Northeast, followed by pavement grinding,...

 

Marysville begins work on TBD projects

Marysville's Transportation Benefit District projects have begun for the summer and will work to preserve road and improve pavement on four of the city's roads. The latest Transportation Benefit District (TBD) projects began this summer on July 24...

 

Terrace Park gets two new murals

The Arlington Arts Council recently put up two murals at Terrace Park to give the local park a little more color. A new mural covers the back of the stage at the amphitheater and one of an owl is now on the Terrace Park bathrooms. The landscape...

 

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 International Overdose Awareness Day, and to honor their...

 

Sunrise Rotary Shrimp Boil

The Marysville Sunrise Rotary held its 7th annual Shrimp Boil fundraiser at Bleachers Grill at Cedarcrest Golf Course on Aug. 26. More than 400 people attended the event which is the Sunrise Rotary's largest fundraiser of the year. Pictured are...

 

Summer winding down in Arlington

The city's Music on the Terraces concert series ended Thursday with The Ryders doing bluegrass, country and folk music. Terrace Park was built in the 1930s by a women's club and it hosted Easter sunrise services in the early days. Since the city's...

 

Sno-Isle Libraries select location for new library

Sno-Isle Libraries has entered into a lease for a Smokey Point building where they plan to open a new Lakewood/Smokey Point library at the beginning of 2018. They hope to open in January next year. Officials from Sno-Isle Libraries have been working...

 

Mayor Nehring hosts coffee klatch

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring responded to concerns over public safety and Marysville's growth at a recent coffee klatch with Marysville residents on Aug. 17. The city of Marysville holds coffee klatches every couple of months to connect the public...

 

MFD promotes 3 firefighters

The Marysville Fire District congratulates three of its members on well-deserved promotions. Ryan Carbary was sworn in recently as a full-time firefighter. Carbary graduated as class valedictorian from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training...

 

Our Best Friends

Send us photos of you and your pet The North County Outlook has a weekly feature titled Our Best Friends. Community members can send us photos of them with their pets and we will elect one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send...

 

Program helps families own homes

After working for more than a year building their houses, six families got the keys for their Arlington homes as part of a Housing Hope key ceremony on Aug. 8. The six families were part of local nonprofit Housing Hope's Team HomeBuilding program, wh...

 

Arlington accepting grant applications

The city of Arlington is accepting applications from public and nonprofit agencies for projects that promote economic development and tourism in the city. Applications are available on the city’s website at www.arlingtonwa.gov/tourismgrant or by contacting the Finance Department at 360-403-3421....

 

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