The Grove Church partners with national nonprofit to hand out food to families in Marysville
After 20 years leading Arlington United Church and many years of supporting marginalized groups in the community, Pastor Deena Jones is retiring.
A crowd gathered in Arlington's Legion Park on June 12 to protest against racism and for equal treatment for black people. The grassroots organized event brought together several hundred people who listened to speeches and marched up First Street.
The Tulalip area saw about 40 individuals come to the Quil Ceda Village on May 31, but most claims of violent protest around the Snohomish County area appear to be internet rumors at this time.
Arlington High School's Flight Choir released a 'digital choir' performance of the song 'Rise Up' in solidarity with protests going on around the nation. The video is available at https://bit.ly/3h03P54.
The Volunteers of America of Western Washington has been helping to distribute additional food to county food banks as need has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May is Military Appreciation Month and many local officials say having a naval base and reserve center integrated into the local community is a great community resource.
The Stillaguamish Tribe provided the Arlington and Stanwood food banks with $300,000 each with recent donations to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Jay Inslee issued guidance May 11 for partially resuming the dine-in restaurant and tavern industry for counties granted variance under the Safe Start Phase 2 recovery plan laid out last week.
Starting on Monday, May 11, Arlington Public Schools is adjusting its meal distribution sites and times at different locations to feed more kids.
Mayor Jon Nehring invites Marysville residents and business people to join him for a virtual Coffee Klatch on Facebook Live on Monday, May 11, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Follow the city of Marysville Facebook page (@MarysvilleWashington) to set a reminder. You can also submit questions there ahe…
Some businesses could re-open as early as this week under the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 4. The state’s “Safe Start” plan is a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy.
Local food banks are adapting as the COVID-19 'stay-at-home' order has left people out of work which has increased both demand and safety concerns.
As announced last week, the Snohomish Health District will continue surveillance testing at several long-term care facilities around the County. It is also opening up some limited testing in the south county area beginning later this week.
The city of Marysville is accepting grant applications for funding to support response to infectious disease including COVID-19. The city will award nearly $33,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to eligible public service activities that prepare, prevent and respond to the…
The Washington State Employment Security Department launched a massive update of its computer systems with the goal of ensuring people can successfully file for expanded unemployment benefits enabled by the Federal CARES Act. Every hour, thousands of people are applying for unemployment bene…
With the launch of new benefits Saturday night (April 18), the Employment Security Department received more applications (including expanded, extended and traditional benefits) in a single day than the biggest week on record, which was 182,000 applications in the week ending 3/28. For compar…
Saturday night, April 18, the Employment Security Department launched a massive update of its computer systems to allow for the expansion of unemployment benefits enabled by the Federal CARES Act. Tens of thousands of people have already filed successfully, and thousands continue to do so ev…
A joint community effort is underway to better engage people experiencing homelessness and reduce community spread of COVID-19
Four-year-old Emma Johnston of Marysville wasn't able to have a normal birthday party on April 5 but did receive a parade of local law enforcement vehicles to help her celebrate.
The Tulalip Bay Fire Department has new staff and a new aid car and is now working with the Tulalip Clinic to transport tribal members with less serious illnesses to the clinic.
Gov. Jay Inslee issued a proclamation today giving high-risk workers the right to protect themselves from COVID-19 without jeopardizing their employment status or loss of income.
s the COVID-19 outbreak continues in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee announced today steps to protect the health of incarcerated individuals by focusing on the early release of vulnerable populations, including nonviolent individuals who are due to be released within the coming weeks and months.
On April 13, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future.
Numbers: As of 11:59 p.m. on April 11, there are 10,411 cases of COVID-19 in Washington state. Visit the Department of Health's website for cases by county, demographics, and more.
The Washington State Department of Health is now able to report COVID-19 data on hospitalization and race/ethnicity. Specifically, DOH has data on the number of persons currently hospitalized or in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with confirmed COVID-19 and the race/ethnicity of persons who ha…
Based on a review of existing meal locations and parent feedback, Arlington Public Schools is adding an additional meal distribution site at Pioneer Elementary starting on Monday, April 13. This brings the total meal distribution sites to 18 throughout the school district’s service area.
On March 23, the Snohomish Health District opened a drive-thru testing site in the parking lot near Everett Memorial Stadium. During its three weeks of operations, the site successfully tested more than 2,100 individuals. Of those, 1,355 test results have been completed and 59 were positive.
Recent data indicates Washingtonians are starting to see the positive effects of the stay home, stay healthy order. This means we’re all doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. While this is an encouraging sign, there is a critical caveat – our progress could easily be undone.