Smokey Point

Traffic around new Marysville Walmart concerns reader

Brendan Stafford of Arlington writes: With construction of the new Walmart in Marysville, two new traffic lights were put up on 83rd Avenue NE, a… Continue reading

Stanwood man seriously injured in crash on Highway 531

A 19-year-old from Stanwood was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash early Sunday morning. A car with three… Continue reading

Political FYI

SMOKEY POINT - Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rob Beidler plans to meet people Monday to talk about his run for county sheriff. Beidler is among… Continue reading

Holdups allegedly a family activity

The man police believe is responsible for a rash of recent espresso stand robberies did it to support his family, he told police… Continue reading

Canadian, U.S. dollars on equal ground

Weekend getaways to Victoria, B.C., or cross-border shopping trips north to Vancouver, B.C., will no longer come with a built-in discount. As of Thursday, for… Continue reading

Smokey Point driver’s plea: ‘Give me a bulldozer’

Last year, the holiday season in Smokey Point meant more than lights, decorations and festivities. Like never before, it meant traffic. A new… Continue reading

Providence foresees growth in Smokey Point

Providence Health &Services has bought 8.7 acres near Smokey Point Boulevard for $3.9 million, part of a long-range plan by the organization to… Continue reading

Bigger, better new school

Ryan Shay was more than ready for the new Marysville Arts &Technology High School campus to open Monday. At the old campus, he… Continue reading

Smokey Point man and his mother lose their Marysville home to fire

In a dim motel room, Bill Sarazin, 63, sat shirtless on one of two beds, holding a damp washcloth to where his… Continue reading

It’s hip to dance square

If Leslie Young has her way, square dancing will never die. The 45-year-old Marysville woman is one of the younger members of… Continue reading

Crafts lead to the greater good

Wanda Gilleland needed something to do. The retired Boeing employee was recuperating after a surgery in 1998 when she decided to join… Continue reading

Smokey Point man’s $862,500 jackpot can buy a nice smile

For Owen Osborn, winning the lottery means paying off his house, investing for retirement and affording to fix his teeth. On Wednesday, the… Continue reading

His two pair is good enough for a Harley

Two pair was a good enough poker hand to seal the deal for Jeff Cole, a captain with the Marysville Fire Department. He won a… Continue reading

Wrong-way driver dies in crash near Smokey Point

Emergency crews have reopened all northbound lanes of I-5 just north of Smokey Point after a wrong-way crash early this morning that left… Continue reading

If a bra fits, she’s done her bit

One might consider applying the same engineering principles for building a suspension bridge to building a bra. Lift. Support. Elegance. Durability. Virginia Shipp has made… Continue reading

Arlington Red Hat lady known for her love of art

Dalyn Gates lived for beauty and art, and for her friends. Gates, a member of the Red Hat Play Girls in Arlington,… Continue reading

Longhairs asked to donate to locks

Whether you’re a motorcycle rider with a ponytail or a preteen girl with braids, you can donate your long hair to Locks of Love at… Continue reading

Community Extra Calendar

TODAY Flashlight Egg Hunt for third- through eighth-graders, 6:30 to 8:30 tonight, Wilcox Park, 5215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Free with canned food donation to… Continue reading

Worker accused of faking cancer to steal from state

When a state social worker announced she had malignant brain tumors, she received $21,000 in paid leave, lots of time off from work,… Continue reading

Secrets of success for one family business

Working with family members can be a great idea. The reality, though, of budgeting, scheduling and day-to-day problem-solving alongside siblings and parents doesn’t always translate… Continue reading