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Re-elect Jesica Stickles to Arlington City Council

I am recommending Jesica Stickles be re-elected to the Arlington City Council. Jesica and I have been raising our children in the Arlington community, so I have seen her commitment first hand. I support her goals and values for our town and the...

 

Why turn away those wanting to help the Strawberry Festival?

My name is Cheryl Robinson. My father was Roy Robinson. Marysville has been a big part of my life. From 2007 through 2009 I was Co-Chair of Hospitality with Sandie Phipps, working with many devoted and talented Board Members and volunteers. For both...

 

I support Nate Nehring

I am livid! Where is the compassion in the political arena in Snohomish County? My kind Republican uncle, Conrad F. Lundgren, was elected to the House of Representatives many times from Flathead County, where Kalispell, Mont., is the pretty county...

 

Thank You from a veteran

I am a Korean War Veteran in my 80s. I have been invited to go on an Honor Flight for war veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the war memorials. I took my army hat to the Allen Creek Dry Cleaners to have it cleaned before my flight. When I went...

 

Proud of how Strawberry Festival has been handled in the past

I read the letters in the last issue of the North County Outlook from Marysville residents that have volunteered for years and through their efforts have made "our" Marysville Strawberry Festival event one of the best in the state, and now it is...

 

Strawberry Festival board member responds to Letters to the Editor

I read the editorials contained in the North County Outlook regarding the article published March 10 in The Marysville Globe regarding the Marysville Strawberry Festival. On behalf of the board, the volunteers and the community at large, I would like...

 

We want to ensure the success of, not undermine, the Strawberry Festival

I am writing in response to the article “Berry fest in jam, seeks help” which appeared in the March 12, 2017, edition of the Marysville Globe. In that article Maryfest president Darren Doty and vice president Mark Jensen said, “There is a...

 

I hope Strawberry Festival gets out of this jam

I am writing in response to the Marysville Globe, March 12, 2017, article on the Marysville Strawberry Festival “in a jam.” It is very true that the 2017 Marysville Strawberry Festival is “in a jam,” but this is due to the leadership of the...

 

VCS thanks Smokey Point Community Church

The board and staff of Village Community Services would like to share our heartfelt gratitude for the members of the Smokey Point Community Church who blessed Village Community Services with their service. Members of the congregation recently...

 

Carr's Hardware - A Marysville Classic

Having lived in Marysville from the ripe old age of one, I grew up in a totally different Marysville than what you see today. The streets were not as wide and the traffic was oh so much less. My great uncle, Noble Olson, owned and operated the...

 

Please vote in the most important election of your lifetime

Having voted 27 times using “mail-in” ballot’s since September 2005, I was flabbergasted when I didn’t receive my Primary Election ballot. I called Snohomish County Elections the last week of July asking if it had been mailed. I was informed...

 

Strawberry Festival belongs to the community

Dear Marysville Community, Several weeks ago, people traveled from near and far to celebrate another jam-packed annual Strawberry Festival, shining the spotlight on the family-friendly Marysville and Tulalip communities. For volunteers who serve on...

 

Help save our Festival

In support and response to Ms. Deckard’s Letter to the Editor in the Aug. 10 North County Outlook. Eight-five years ago the Marysville Strawberry Festival began as a small hometown event, becoming Snohomish County's largest parade/festival and the...

 

Thank you for the support

To the People of Marysville, Thank you. Thank you for your support. Thank you for your trust. Thank you for standing with us in these difficult times. In light of the tragic events over the past week, we, as a Police Department, saw a community come...

 

Why aren't our flags at half staff?

Over the last couple of days we have had an unsettling amount of violence in our country.  On Friday [July 8] we wake up to see five police officers gunned downed at an event were people where peacefully protesting. Yes, we have seen questionable...

 

Fireworks ban will have little effect

Regarding your article on the Marysville fireworks ban; unfortunately this ban will have little effect. The devices that were at the root of the problem were illegal by state law the second they left the reservation. The law prohibits sale,...

 

Thanks for supporting DVS

On June 9, 2016, Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County held its 7th annual Handbag Auction & Luncheon. This year we sold out with 400 guests who were eager to shop our silent auction of 100 percent donated handbags, clutches, wallets and...

 
 By Daryn Bundy    Opinion    April 20, 2016

Support our youth and community

As a local business owner, taxpayer, a graduate of the Marysville School District, and ardent supporter of quality K-12 education, I wholeheartedly support the Marysville school bond measure on the April 26 ballot. I feel the school bond measure...

 
 By Doug Buell    Opinion    April 20, 2016

Vote 'Yes' on April 26 to support Marysville schools

The Marysville School District’s April 26 bond measure is a fiscally responsible and equitable investment in the school buildings that contribute to our students’ academic success and benefit the Marysville-Tulalip economy. Although our schools...

 

Support Marysville's upcoming school bond

I am writing in support of the Marysville School District’s upcoming school bond vote on April 26. As a lifelong resident of Marysville, a graduate of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, and a parent with 2 children who attend Marysville schools, I...

 

I support the fireworks ban

I congratulate the four City Council members who demonstrated the courage to vote for the fireworks ban. It's sad that the widespread irresponsibility and lack of consideration by revelers made this necessary. Pets traumatized, combat vets reliving...

 

Vote Yes on Arlington Levy

Arlington Public Schools needs your Yes vote on Tuesday, Feb. 9, to continue providing high quality education programs not funded by the State.  Both of my daughters graduated from Arlington High School and recently graduated from Washington...

 

Schools deserve our support

Renewal of the Arlington School District’s levy for Educational Programs and Operations is of high priority for all of us because “Good Schools Make Good Communities.” This gives us all a vested interest in seeing that the proposition passes....

 

School Levies – Supporting students, families and community

I am in support of the upcoming Arlington School District Levy. Education is one of the single best measures to invest in our future and is a contributing factor to boosting our economic engine. It is common sense to invest in schools so we can fill...

 

Vote yes for ASD

16One of the things I love most about Arlington is the closeness of our community. Part of that “closeness” is standing up and taking care of our own. It is for that very reason I’m asking everyone to vote yes for the Arlington School District...

 

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