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Comcast to build new fiber-optic network serving Marysville, Arlington jobs center

EVERETT - Comcast plans to build a major fiber-optic network between Marysville and Arlington that will bring high-speed internet connections to an area poised for breakout manufacturing and industrial job growth. Comcast Business and Snohomish County leaders announced the $1.5 million investment on

MARYSVILLEGLOBE.COM - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Woman injured after losing control of her pickup

MARYSVILLE - A 50-year-old woman was injured Tuesday after her pickup lost control merging on to I-5. The Arlington woman was driving along the Fourth Street onramp in Marysville. Her pickup went off the road around 6:30 p.m., according to the Washington State Patrol. The truck hit a tree and chain

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

Carolyn Eslick appointed to House

EVERETT - Carolyn Eslick must change her political address from Sultan City Hall to the state Capitol. That's because Eslick, who is mayor of Sultan, was appointed Wednesday to fill a vacancy in the state House of Representatives created by the August resignation of Arlington Republican John Koster.

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

Hear new songs from Josh Clauson at Saturday release party

CONWAY - Arlington-reared musician Josh Clauson - the producer of Darrington's Summer Meltdown music festival and leader of the band Flowmotion - has a new solo album out. This time, however, his wife and Meltdown production partner, Genevieve, is the lyricist. Their collaboration has resulted in "D

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

Swimmers from different high schools can just get along

MARYSVILLE - Even though her team has members from three high schools, they still get along swimmingly. Coach Jaci Legore-Hodgins insists on it. "We're community ambassadors. We bring both together," Legore-Hodgins said. "We have three coaches, two teams and one family." "We're all a community. Jaci

ARLINGTONTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Ralph Fry gets help in spreading hope

Ralph Fry's new assistant, Joel Johnson is in charge of operations for Hope Unlimited.Sarah Arney | STANWOOD CAMANO NEWS Ralph Fry is not retiring from Hope Unlimited after all, but he does have a new assistant. The board of directors for Hope Unlimited has hired Joel Johnson as assistant executive

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Health Roundup: Opioid safety, donate blood, classes & trainings set

Trained CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace when professional responders are not immediately available. In a significant disaster, many residents could be on their own for a month or more. Camano Preparedness Group and Island County Department of Emergency Management i

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Pet lovers paint portraits of their pooches

MARYSVILLE - Animal lovers let their creative juices flow on Saturday, capturing their pet's personality on canvass at a Paint Your Pooch paint 'n sip hosted by Marysville Dog Owners Group. And, okay, the hand-painted portraits wouldn't fetch "Dogs Playing Poker" dollars at an auction, but what the

ARLINGTONTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Hot weather takes toll on young Christmas trees

Lanai Hemstrom walks through rows of trees at her Hemstrom Valley Tree Farm in Granite Falls on Tuesday. Hemstrom's trees have been affected by the record dry weather over the summer and have shed more needles than usual. (Ian Terry / The Herald) GRANITE FALLS - September might seem early to be thin

HERALDNET - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Live at the Opera House: 5 p.m. third Thursdays, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Admission is $5. The series continues Sept. 21 with the Jill Newman blues band. On Oct. 19 hear Kellee Bradley, followed by the Margaret Wilder Band on Nov. 16. Loverboy: The 1980s Canadian rock band performs at

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

Family, friends mourn loss of 'brotherly' MG teen

MARYSVILLE - "Share Robbie's story. Honor your friend. Let his story give life to someone who needs it." Pastor Matt Lancombe said those words to about 500 people, many of them students, in the Marysville Getchell High School gym Sept. 16. He was talking about Robbie Myrick Jr., who died Aug. 28, 10

MARYSVILLEGLOBE.COM - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Ground broken on new YMCA

MOUNT VERNON - The Skagit Valley Family YMCA has added a new chapter to its history. On Wednesday afternoon, ground was broken on a new $24 million 62,000-square-foot YMCA facility on Hogue Road that has been designed to serve the community for the next century. "This facility is going to be a cente

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Opportunities: Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving; host an exchange student

Lend a hand to warm a heart as a volunteer for the Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway on Nov. 18 at the Stanwood Camano Food Bank. Help give food to deserving families and share the joy with others. No special skills required; training will be provided for check-in, carts, boxes, stock, food tables o

SCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 13:15:00

Project underway to restore flow of Trumpeter Creek

TRUMPETER CREEK - A usually quiet area where tall grasses surround a murky creek just northeast of Mount Vernon was bustling Monday as a group worked to catch fish in nets. The fish were being taken out of Trumpeter Creek as part of a restoration project. Skagit County, the Skagit Land Trust and Duc

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Marysville superintendent, survivor help Freeman after shooting

The Marysville School District has been receiving a lot of praise from the Freeman School District in the past week as it has helped the Freeman community deal with the aftermath of last Wednesday's deadly high school shooting. It was something Marysville dealt with three years ago. Five students at

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 13:46:10

How a dog named Bruce is helping support middle school students in Lake Stevens

Two-year-old Bruce is a soothing member of the staff that builds a safe bridge between adults and students. (Photo: KOMO News) LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- There's a new canine companion at Lake Stevens Middle School that's beloved by students. During lunchtime on Tuesday, students gathered around Bruce -

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-20 00:09:27

Sultan mayor picked for state House seat

EVERETT - Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick was selected Wednesday to complete the term of John Koster in the state House of Representatives. Eslick will represent the 39th Legislative District, which includes eastern Skagit and Snohomish counties, and northeast King County. "I'm shocked, excited, but rea

ANACORTES AMERICAN - 2017-09-21 00:45:00

Bankers: Rural economy continues to struggle in 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states. The Rural Mainstreet Index for the region fell to from 42.2 in August to 39.6 in September, its lowest level in 2017. The index rele

NWJOBS - 2017-09-21 15:17:55

New Rotary Club aimed at a younger generation

EVERETT - It didn't take long to complete a project. June was the first meeting for a new Rotaract club in Snohomish County, an arm of Rotary aimed at ages 18 to 30. In July, the Rotaract group put together 100 hot-weather kits for children, President Rachel Preston said. The kits, which included su

HERALDNET - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites

EVERETT - Snohomish County Councilman Nate Nehring is pushing a ban of safe injection sites for drug addicts, like the kind officials in Seattle have been pursuing. The District 1 councilman drafted an emergency ordinance targeting "community health engagement locations," the bureaucratic term for t

HERALDNET - 2017-09-21 08:30:00