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Community celebrates Boys & Girls Club expansion

Arlington officials and community members celebrated on May 20 the improvements to the Arlington Boys & Girls Club and the two ballfields next to the club that are now complete. The project was part of the Stilly Youth Project, a group of Stillag...

 

Events planned for Memorial Day

The American Legion Posts in Arlington and Marysville will hold their annual Memorial Day events on May 29 to honor America's fallen veterans. Arlington American Legion Post 76's annual Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. and travel down...

 

Tips for enjoying a safe Memorial Day weekend

As we look ahead to Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, the Marysville Fire District reminds residents to keep safety in mind.  In the water: • Children need constant and active supervision in and around water. Always stay within arm’s reach of young children and avoid...

 
 By Sarah Arney    Communities    May 24, 2017 

Salary commission recommends pay increases for mayor, council

Arlington’s Citizens Salary Review Commission filed its compensation decision with the Arlington City Clerk in April, including changes to mayor and council salaries and per diem reimbursements on June 1, 2017, Jan. 1, 2018, and Jan. 1, 2019. As of June 1, the mayor’s salary shall be increased...

 

Marysville Strawberry Festival gearing up for June 10 kick off

Along with the Talent Show, all the other events of the Marysville Strawberry Festival are also gearing up currently and will run from June 10 to June 18. "We're looking forward to it," said Maryfest president Darren Doty, "and we're hoping the...

 

Navy volunteers clean veterans' graves

Personnel from Naval Station Everett helped clean up Marysville Cemetery and wash the tombstones of veterans on May 10 in preparation for Memorial Day. "This is something we do with the first class petty officers. Basically we come out and help out...

 

YMCA offers summer programs for kids

When the final bell of the school year rings, children run home, eagerly anticipating the freedom of summer. A week (sometimes even days) later, parents hear the dreaded two-word phrase: “I’m bored.” Parents need not fear as the YMCA of Snohomish County is making sure that local children have...

 

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 select one to run in that week's issue. To submit a photo, please send it...

 

Council considers street closures for events

Arlington City Council was scheduled to proclaim at this Monday’s council meeting Police Week (5/14-5/20), Public Works Week (5/21-5/27) and EMS Week (5/21-5/27). In this week’s consent agenda, council was expected to approve street closures for special events this summer, including for the...

 

War canoe racers compete on Tulalip Bay

The Tulalip Tribes held their third annual war canoe races on May 6 and 7 this year. Numerous racers of all ages, and from single rowing to teams of many people, competed in the races throughout the two days. The races were brought back to the...

 

Marysville Fire District welcomes 3 new full-time firefighters

The Marysville Fire District is celebrating the swearing in of three new full-time firefighters. On April 19, Mayor Jon Nehring administered the oath of office to firefighters Joe Thacker, Jack Reeves and Solomon Wilson.  All three recruits, who...

 

Clean Sweep comes to Marysville on May 13

It’s spring cleaning time, and the city of Marysville is offering an opportunity for community residents to clear out trash and recyclables for free on Saturday, May 13. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marysville Public Works, 80 Columbia Ave.  “Here in Marysville, we take...

 

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...

 

Council discusses variety of issues

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to consider a student representative for the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission. According to a city ordinance, there are two youth-specific seats on the PARC. Youth commission members, who are appointed to serve up to two...

 

Arlington looks to develop makerspace

Officials and community members met on April 25 to talk about the possibility of an Arlington makerspace where locals could get inexpensive access to manufacturing tools. Makerspaces are places dedicated to providing supplies and tools to members...

 

Free parenting classes in Arlington

Arlington classes beginning on May 9 which will help parents of children from birth to 4-years-old learn how to be positive in their parenting and support themselves as well. The "Making Parenting a Pleasure" classes will be offered on Tuesdays from...

 

Firehouse Subs donates $60,000 to fire districts

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has donated about $60,000 to local fire districts to purchase new equipment. The Getchell Fire District, the Darrington Fire District and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources all received...

 

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...

 
 By Sarah Arney    Communities    May 3, 2017

Council addresses variety of issues

As discussed at last week’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled this Monday to vote on a third loan from the Growth Fund for almost $96,000, bringing the total for this year up to $312,226. The amount budgeted for the inter-fund loan is $186,000, according to Finance Director...

 

Larsen meets with students, Tulalip Board

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, of Washington's 2nd District, stopped by Tulalip on April 21 to talk with the new Tulalip Tribal Board about the impacts of budget cuts, and then visited Mountain View High School to talk with students.  Larsen talked with...

 

Shred-a-Thon returns to M'ville

The Marysville Shred-a-Thon returned this year on April 22, allowing locals an easy way to get rid of their documents and begin spring cleaning. "This year we're doing some of the same services we've provided in past years. Styrofoam recycling...

 

Arlington Lions improve Terrace Park

The Arlington Lions Club bought and helped install two new pieces of playground equipment for Arlington's Terrace Park in April. The two pieces cost around $3,000. City of Arlington maintenance and operations workers and Lions Club members came down...

 

Superheroes turn out for annual dance

Mothers and sons donned their capes and masks to go to the second annual Mother-Son Superhero Dance put on by the city of Marysville on April 22. The dance held at Cedarcrest Middle Schools provides a chance for mothers and sons to get together for...

 

Council considers third loan for city's EMS fund

Arlington City Council faced a short agenda for its workshop meeting this Monday, with only three items on the agenda. In her monthly financial report for the month of March, Finance Director Kristin Garcia reported that revenue is up by 6 percent compared to last year at this time. She also...

 

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...

 

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