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With freezing temperatures and snowfall predicted for this week in Western Washington, local officials are preparing to deal with any inclement weather.

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Marysville began to implement some of their bigger picture ideas last year and hopes to continue this year according to Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring.

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Arlington's annual Santa Run for 2019 ended on Dec. 15 with 11,391 pounds of food collected and a record breaking $2,213 in monetary donations for the Arlington Community Food Bank.

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The Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors requested in 2018 that Snohomish County and the city of Arlington begin collecting school impact fees in 2019. Washington state public schools are permitted to request that counties and cities impose fees on new residential construction within …

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A new community event titled “Stronger Together” is currently being planned for Saturday, May 16, 2020. The planning committee is seeking groups to provide multi-cultural entertainment.  We are also inviting cultural and equity groups to have a presence at the event. 

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The community’s giving spirit is bringing Christmas joy to hundreds of children this holiday season. The Marysville Community Food Bank would like to thank everyone throughout the Marysville, Tulalip and Lakewood communities for making this year’s Holiday Toy Store a success.

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Families came down for a powwow and holiday gifts as part of the Christmas Powwow put on by Tulalip Youth Services and the Marysville School District on Dec. 14.

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On a recent Friday morning, Tom King was volunteering for the Marysville Community Food Bank picking up items from a local supermarket. He's spent five years helping the food bank. 

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Long-time airport volunteer Bruce Angell was recognized for his work at the Arlington Municipal Airport with the Airport Person of the Year award for 2019.

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Two replacement levies will be on the ballot this February for the Lakewood School District that would help fund extra-curricular activities and educational programs, technology improvements and facilities maintenance.

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Mary Levesque and Mike Ray were sworn in as new board members during the Dec. 9 Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors meeting. Levesque represents district area 4 which includes parts of downtown Arlington and Gleneagle. Ray represents district area 1 which includes Arlington Heights a…

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At its Nov. 25 meeting, the Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors voted to maintain the current Educational Programs and Operations Levy tax rate at $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for 2020. The board is required to certify the tax amount to Snohomish County each year in November. T…

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Santa will be riding one of Arlington’s fire engines out across the community as the Santa Run returns for it’s 30th year from Dec. 6 to Dec. 15. 

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You don’t want to miss the next Coffee with a Cop with a holiday twist. We have it on good authority that Santa will be there, so bring the family for coffee and conversation. Also planning to attend are the good doggos and their partners from the Marysville Police K9 team.

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Marysville-Pilchuck High School student Mariem Chenek was honored for her volunteer work in the community on Nov. 26.

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The Arlington Kiwanis Club, in conjunction with the nonprofit “The Dictionary Project” and Friends of the Arlington Library, recently donated dictionaries to third graders in the Arlington, Darrington and Lakewood School Districts. 

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During the Nov. 25 Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors meeting, directors Kay Duskin and Dr. Jeff Huleatt were recognized for their many years of service to the students. Duskin and Huleatt served a combined 36 years on the board and decided not to run again for their seats on the board. 

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The Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors has been named a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA). They were recognized on Nov. 22 during the WSSDA Annual Conference. This is the second time the Arlington School Board has been recognized with…

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On Monday, Nov. 18, the Arlington City Council approved keeping the city’s portion of the 2020 property tax collection at the 2019 level. With this decision, the city will collect the same amount of funding from the city’s portion of the property tax in 2020 as in 2019 from existing homes an…

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Fire pits, music and holiday spirit will be all along Olympic Avenue as part of the Hometown Holidays kickoff that returns to downtown Arlington on Nov. 30.

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Longtime Tulalip leader Stan Jones passed away on Nov. 5 after a lifetime of fighting for treaty rights and providing service to his community.

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Marysville’s MAP Court offers an alternative path of treatment and support instead of incarceration for those dealing with mental health issues.

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Marysville Getchell High School student Elise Sumsion was recognized for her volunteer efforts with the October Rotary Community Service Recognition Award.

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The Marysville Kiwanis Club recently recognized Doug Buell as their Volunteer of the Year for his work on the club’s new fundraising event ‘Crabtoberfest.’

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Veterans Day will be honored by ceremonies and events put on by the American Legion in both Marysville and Arlington this year.

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The Arlington School Board will put a bond to replace Post Middle School, a classroom and security levy, as well as a replacement levy before the voters in February.