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Festival of the River highlights Tribal culture, environment

The Festival of the River, which celebrates the Stillaguamish River and Stillaguamish Tribal culture, returned to Arlington on Aug. 11 and 12. The Stillaguamish Tribe puts on the event each year for...

 

Marysville celebrates National Night Out

Marysville officials invited families and neighborhoods to meet with police officers and other city officials as part of the annual National Night Out on Aug. 7. The event is held across the country...

 

Election results show local measures passing

Three local tax measures and numerous federal and state congress seats were on this month’s primary ballot. Washington state’s top-two primary system means that the two candidates with the most votes will move onto the general election ballot...

 

Judge voids Strawberry Festival agreement

The formerly secret agreement that barred a number of Strawberry Festival volunteers from participating in Maryfest has been officially voided. Maryfest, the nonprofit organization that sponsors Marysville’s annual Strawberry Festival, was bound...

 

Arlington City Council approves EMS utility fee

The Arlington City Council approved on Aug. 6 a $15 per month utility fee that will fund emergency medical services for the city. The city's EMS budget has been at a shortfall for several years and...

 

Missing Marysville child found safe

On Aug. 15 Marysville Police Department received a call about a missing three-year-old from the 1500 block of Ninth Street. The child was later found safe and sound at an adult childcare provider, according to Commander Mark Thomas with the...

 

Arlington students reach for the stars at Rocketry Camp

Marysville community members had the opportunity sit down and talk with local law enforcement officers one-on-one at the police department's new Coffee with a Cop program on July 30. The program is...

 

Marysville holds first 'Coffee with a Cop'

Marysville community members had the opportunity sit down and talk with local law enforcement officers one-on-one at the police department's new Coffee with a Cop program on July 30. The program is...

 

Mathmobile brings math to local students

Arlington School District's Mathmobile is coming to students across the town to provide some math games every Monday. The district has had a Books on the Bus bookmobile program for three years, but th...

 

Roadwork continues in Arlington

Construction will continue on downtown Arlington roads for the next few weeks as more than a mile of roadway is being resurfaced. Work has been done on Division Street and Gilman Avenue and will...

 

Unofficial results released for Aug. 7 Primary Election

A variety of local, legislative and federal races appeared on the Aug. 7 Primary Election ballot and unofficial results have been released. Results for the local races and ballot measures from the Snohomish County Elections are current as of 8 p.m....

 

Silvana Fair features local kids and their animals

Local kids brought their goats, cows, pigs and other animals out to the 71st annual Silvana Fair which was held on July 28. The local event brings vendors, live music and a number of animal...

 

Tulalip Health Fair provides health screenings, information

Tulalip locals came out to receive health screenings and information about services at the annual Tulalip Health Fair on July 27. "This is our annual health fair," said Jennie Fryberg, who works for...

 

Local fire districts have measures on Aug. 7 ballot

The Silvana Fire District and the Arlington Rural Fire District both have tax measures on the Aug. 7 ballot for local voters that will help fund their districts. Ballots require no postage this...

 

Marysville police hold summer youth academy

Marysville kids are learning from local police and getting to train in SWAT and warrant drills at the second year of the Marysville Police Department's Youth Academy. School Resource Officers and...

 

Brewfest raises funds for charity

Hundreds of locals came to Legion Park on July 21 for the third annual Arlington Brewfest which raises money to help find a cure for Usher syndrome. The event fills up the downtown Arlington park...

 

Superintendent recommends dropping SLCs

The Marysville School District may move away from Small Learning Communities in the near future in pursuit of better equity and financial stability. After more than a year of discussion with school...

 

Sales tax would fund new Marysville Jail

Marysville voters will decide on a 0.1 percent sales tax to fund a new police station and jail on the upcoming August 7 primary ballot. City officials met with the public at information sessions this...

 

Marysville schools collecting supplies until Aug. 10

The Marysville School District and local volunteers are helping collect school supplies during the next month as part of the 2018 Stuff the Bus campaign. The campaign provides school supplies to...

 

Arlington Street Fair fills Olympic Avenue

Almost 200 vendors lined up on Olympic Avenue for the annual Arlington Street Fair which was held July 13 to 15 this year. The Downtown Arlington Business Association (DABA) runs the event each year...

 

Summer program provides nutritious meals for kids

The Marysville School District has begun providing free lunches again this summer to any child 18 or younger at many sites across the city. District staff are distributing the meals during specific...

 

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...

 

Fly-In celebrates 50th anniversary

The Arlington Fly-In celebrated its 50th year of bringing planes and aviation exhibits to the local airport.. The event at the Arlington Airport brings numerous planes and other flight-related...

 

Arlington celebrates Fourth of July

Arlington community groups helped organize events throughout the Fourth of July as part of Arlington's annual celebration. Haller Park was bustling with activities in the morning with the annual Pedal...

 

Groundbreaking held for Haller splash pad

Local kids received the honor of breaking ground for the Haller Park splash pad on July 4. City officials said that the splash pad construction is scheduled to finish by the end of March next year so...

 

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