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Ride to Remember Oso honors victims, strong communities

To honor the third anniversary of the Oso landslide which took 43 lives and wiped out much of the small Oso community, local community members gathered to remember and hold a bike ride. The Ride to Remember Oso bike ride was held on March 19, taking...

 

Levy lid extension helps school districts

The maximum amount of funds that Washington state school districts can collect from local levies was scheduled to be reduced by 4 percent in 2018, but state legislators have pushed that date back by one year. The reduction of levy funds would have...

 
 News    March 22, 2017 

AHS students build tiny home homeless shelter

Arlington High School students are putting together a small housing unit that will compete in a state "Showcase of Skills" competition and then serve as a homeless shelter in Seattle. Teacher Scott Striegel said that Washington state put out a...

 

Local youth leads service project at Arlington's Haller Park

Local kids and community members came out to Haller Park on March 11 to help prepare the park for upcoming improvements and renovations. The effort was lead by local 5-year-old Jackson Martin, and his mother Breanne Martin, who earned a "Disney...

 

State Board of Ed. visits Quil Ceda Elementary

The Washington State Board of Education came to visit Quil Ceda Elementary on March 7 to see the school’s integration of Native American culture into elementary school learning. Cory Taylor, principal of Quil Ceda Elementary, said that the...

 

County plans future of Kayak Point Park

Snohomish County Parks officials hope to make improvements to Kayak Point Park and have begun planning a vision for the future for the area. Parks officials met with the public on March 9 to begin gathering feedback for a master plan for the park....

 

Huestis, Johnson reappointed to Marysville Parks Board

 The Marysville City Council has confirmed the reappointment of Kelly Huestis and Katherine (Kay) Johnson to three-year terms on the Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreations Board. Both were recommended for reappointment by Mayor Jon Nehring.  Huestis is a longtime Marysville youth soccer...

 

Stevens reappointed M'ville rep for Snohomish County Tomorrow 

City Councilmember Michael Stevens will continue to represent the city of Marysville on the Snohomish County Tomorrow Steering Committee. Council President Kamille Norton is alternate. The Marysville City Council unanimously confirmed their reappointments at the Feb. 13 Council meeting. “The...

 

Two skateboarders in Marysville hit by vehicle

Two skateboarders Marysville were hit by a vehicle at approximately 8:15 p.m., Thursday, March 16, in the 6100 block of 100th Street NE. Marysville Fire District responders transported a male in his 20s with serious injuries and an 18-year-old male in stable condition. Both were taken to Providence...

 

Marysville detectives investigating two subway restaurant robberies

Marysville detectives are investigating the robberies of two local Subway restaurants that were robbed three weeks apart, possibly by the same suspect. On March 15, just before 9 p.m., a lone male suspect entered the Subway located in the 9200 block...

 

Fundraiser helps Village employees impacted by fire

Community members and Village Restaurant customers gathered on March 2 to support local employees who suddenly lost their job last month after a fire closed the downtown restaurant. The event, held at the local Fanny's Restaurant, gathered donations...

 

Quake Field improvements nearing completion

Local kids will soon begin playing on the new Quake Field near the Arlington Boys & Girls Club, one of the first projects of the Stilly Valley Youth Project to be finished. The youth project put nearly $4 million in funds into Arlington and Darri...

 

Volunteers help restore Marysville's Hayho Creek habitat

Local volunteers and the Adopt A Stream Foundation helped to plant trees at Marysville's Hayho Creek on March 4 to improve the water quality and habitat of the stream. Volunteers worked near a city of Marysville storm water retention center to restor...

 

Strawberry Festival crowns Royalty

The Marysville Strawberry Festival crowned their new 2017 Senior and Junior Royalty members during the April Friesner Memorial Royalty Scholarship Pageant on Feb. 25. Candidate Sarah Turral was crowned as this year's Queen, while Denise Jacobsen and...

 

Arlington Awaits touts business opportunities

Arlington city officials hope that the new Arlington Awaits campaign will help draw businesses to the city. The city has worked with a Seattle marketing firm to launch arlingtonawaits.com, which provides information about the growing areas of...

 

Community rallies to support Village Restaurant

A fire significantly damaged the well-known Village Restaurant in Marysville on Feb. 19 and now the community is trying to help pick up the pieces. The local restaurant has been a staple of the downtown community since it opened in 1937. Allen...

 

Arlington hosts forum on homelessness

The growing problem of homeless was the topic of discussion at a forum on Feb. 22 in Arlington between local officials, nonprofit organization leaders and shelter organizers. The forum was hosted by Sno-Isle Libraries as part of their "Issues that...

 

Officers recover large stolen gold and silver collection

Members of the Marysville Police Department NITE Team, the department's pro-act unit, recovered hundreds of stolen gold and silver bars, ingots and coins valued at an estimated $115,000, during the service of two search warrants on the evening of...

 

Community responds to shooting

A 17-year-old woman was shot in downtown Arlington on the morning of Feb. 14 in a shooting involving two officers of the Arlington Police Department. The woman was airlifted to Harborview Regional Medical Center and is reported to be in serious condi...

 

AHS drama presents 'Guys and Dolls'

Arlington High School's Drama Department will take their stage back to the early 1900s for the classic musical "Guys and Dolls" this March. The well-known musical incorporates elements of comedy, romance and drama in a New York filled with gamblers...

 

Youth Council making strides in creating activities, options for teens

Less than half a year after its inception the Arlington Youth Council is already creating activities for youth, such as art competitions, and supporting more options for local teens. Seven local teens formed the council last September and have been...

 

SMART investigating officer-involved shooting in Arlington

A 17-year-old woman was shot in downtown Arlington on the morning of Feb. 14 in a shooting involving two officers of the Arlington Police Department. The woman was airlifted to Harborview Regional Medical Center and is currently in critical condition. “At about 5 a.m. at the 500 block of N...

 

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 from north Everett to Bellingham, hosted a town...

 

Construction project impacting Third Street businesses

The ongoing construction project designed to add environmental and aesthetic improvements to Third Street may be impacting business for many of the local shops in the area. The large project includes environmental improvements to the street so water...

 

Sno-Isle Libraries to host 'Homelessnes Here' at Weston High School on Feb. 22

Less than a month ago, volunteers were gathering at the Stillaguamish Senior Center in Arlington to go count homeless people and while the numbers still being tabulated, there is no doubt that homelessness is on the rise. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at...

 

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