Marysville’s Grace Academy broke ground on Jan. 8 for a $6 million extension of the school that will add new classrooms and improve the school’s activity center.
As the partial government shutdown continues, the YMCA of Snohomish County is concerned for its members who are federal employees. With mounting stress that comes from meeting basic needs (food, housing, utilities) while not receiving a paycheck, the YMCA is offering some help. If you are a …
Each December, the Rotary Club of Arlington dedicates two days to serving members of the greater Arlington community. This year, the Rotary Club of Arlington added a third service project, as well.
As we wrap up the final days of the 2018 gardening season I find myself struggling to find something to say that will seem profound and lasting. In light of all the political and worldly trauma, the suffering and hunger and homelessness and generally disgusting things that mankind continues …
Kent Prairie Elementary School’s “Choir on Fire” has been entertaining Arlington senior citizens and community members for nearly two decades. This year, the choir was part of Arlington’s Santa Parade, the Lights of Christmas at Warm Beach, and Handel’s Messiah at the Byrnes Performing Arts …
The Marysville community’s generosity is helping make Christmas more special for hundreds of local children in need. Thanks to an enormous outpouring of donations and volunteers, the Marysville Community Food Bank Toy Store got off to a festive start last week.
The Tulalip Bay Fire Department decorated one of their fire engines with Christmas lights and brought Santa out to local neighborhoods as part of their annual Santa Run.
At this Monday’s Arlington City Council meeting, council was scheduled to adopt amendments to the 2018 budget, as reviewed by Kristin Garcia, finance director, at last Monday’s workshop meeting.
Amid the churches, community groups and local nonprofits, Marysville area businesses are also chipping in to ensure everybody in the community has food over the holidays.
Long-time leader of the Arlington Fly-In and co-founder of the Arlington Ultra-light Airpark Jim Scott was recognized as the 2018 Airport Person of the Year on Dec. 7.
Arlington local Katie Phillips is organizing a blood drive on Dec. 15 which is meant to help Bloodworks Northwest as local blood banks are running low during the holiday season.
A plan to form a Regional Fire Authority between the city of Marysville and Fire District 12 has been finalized and is going before the Marysville City Council and Fire District 12 commissioners soon.
A pair of ham radio enthusiasts who volunteer 25-35 hours per month for the city of Marysville’s Emergency Management program were named Volunteers of the Month by Mayor Jon Nehring. Kyle Burgess and Matt Benjamin were honored at the Nov. 26 City Council meeting.
I think it is fair to say that most of us are not going to be spending a whole lot of time in our gardens this month, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still find ways to stay connected to them. Making winter arrangements from the bounty of our yards (or someone else’s, with permission of cours…
The cause of a weekend structure fire in the 9700 block of 50th Avenue NE is undetermined, after an initial investigation by the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office.
Santa’s elves need a little extra help this year to bring Christmas to hundreds of local children. The Marysville Community Food Bank and Toy Store is in critical need of donations, especially toys for ages 10-17 and infants. Stocking stuffers for all ages are also needed.
Students at Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary got to participate in traditional Native song and dance at the school’s annual Tulalip Day celebration held on Nov. 21.
Arlington is one of the 20 candidates to be on the next season of reality television show "Main Street," which would provide the business community with a $500,000 makeover if it is selected.
Marysville Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 3219, are teaming up with Santa again this year to collect donations for local families in need.
Marysville firefighters extinguished a fully involved travel trailer fire Monday night at Port Susan Camping Club in the 12000 block of Marine Drive. No one was injured.
This September Arlington Rotary volunteers assembled on the bank of Portage Creek, one of two main fish bearing creeks passing through the Old Town Arlington area, and completed stream restoration projects along a 165-foot reach of the creek. Eleven Rotarians and guest volunteers showed up f…
Marysville officials are putting together the city’s biennial budget for 2019-20 and are seeking public opinion on the current proposal during two hearings in November.
The city of Arlington on Nov. 8 received notification from the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) that the city has received clean financial and accountability audits for 2017.
Marysville city officials urge people who live and work in the city to sign up for Marysville Alerts, a new service offered by the city’s Emergency Management division.
I chose to share this recipe because the combination of pork and shellfish are one of the perfect pairings that chefs love to use. This is an easy and elegant appetizer, which combines both shrimp and prosciutto that can be made in a small amount of time. It can also be served on top of a sa…
The Marysville Fire District has accepted the State Auditor’s Stewardship Award in honor of exemplary dedication to the audit process, which helps make government transparent and work better for the public.