Marysville

Members of the Marysville resue team, Matt Campbell (left) and Tobin McGowan string lights on the Marysville water towner Friday November 20, 2020. Holiday lights have been a tradition for decades, but last year the city skipped it because the tower needed repairs. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After dark year, Marysville tower lights up for the holidays

Last year the water tower was not illuminated, breaking a nearly quarter century-long tradition.

 

The City of Marysville is finalizing its self evaluation and Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan to address accessibility issues in its right of ways. That could mean more to-standard curb ramps and other features. (Ben Watanabe / The Herald)

Where does Marysville need to improve accessibility?

The city’s draft ADA Transition Plan identifies hundreds of deficient locations. Comment ends soon.

 

Lyon “Nick” Torns turned himself in Nov. 16 to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in Nevada. (Marysville Police Department, file)

Fentanyl, an $8,600 debt — and a fatal shooting in Marysville

It was supposed to be a drug deal. Then the dealer allegedly shot Jason Castle, according to Marysville police.

 

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Principal Lynn Heimsoth and Dean of Students Amy Berreth at Sunnyland Elementary.

Legacy scholarship honors slain former Marysville principal

Lynn Heimsoth, 58, was found fatally shot in her home west of Bellingham last December.

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Principal Lynn Heimsoth and Dean of Students Amy Berreth at Sunnyland Elementary.

Snohomish County inmate died of natural causes

The Marysville man, 34, suffered a medical problem Wednesday morning, an autopsy showed.

Lyon “Nicholas” Nick Torns is one of two suspects arrested in the Nov. 8 shooting death of Jason Castle. (Marysville Police Department)

Marysville homicide suspects in custody

One man turned himself in to police in Las Vegas, and another was arrested in Mountlake Terrace.

Lyon “Nicholas” Nick Torns is one of two suspects arrested in the Nov. 8 shooting death of Jason Castle. (Marysville Police Department)

Marysville man suspected of DUI in fatal Skagit County crash

Troopers were on their way to assist the driver of a disabled vehicle when he was struck and killed.

Police are seeking two suspects after a fatal shooting in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department)

Medical examiner releases name in Marysville homicide

James Castle, 42, died from injuries suffered Sunday. Suspects remain at large.

Police are seeking two suspects after a fatal shooting in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department)
Its takes ropes and some climbing for Scott Greeley to work on his energy-saving distillation system, built 43 feet up in a tree on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. Greeley has designed an energy-saving device that can purify water or distill alcohol using a low-fuel pump and gravity instead of a power-consuming compressor.
“We need better ways to produce clean water around the world,” said Greeley of the gravity-pressurized distillation system. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Amazon innovation contest rewards Snohomish County inventors

Winning teams from six cities took home $75,000 in prize money. One winner built a better still.

Its takes ropes and some climbing for Scott Greeley to work on his energy-saving distillation system, built 43 feet up in a tree on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Edmonds, Washington. Greeley has designed an energy-saving device that can purify water or distill alcohol using a low-fuel pump and gravity instead of a power-consuming compressor.
“We need better ways to produce clean water around the world,” said Greeley of the gravity-pressurized distillation system. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
TSR ONLY TO ACCOMPANY VIDEO ELEMENT. Video footage revealed a second subject at the scene at the time of a murder early Sunday in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department) 20201109

Police search for second suspect in Marysville homicide

A man’s body was found near a gas station early Sunday. Two suspects are at large.

TSR ONLY TO ACCOMPANY VIDEO ELEMENT. Video footage revealed a second subject at the scene at the time of a murder early Sunday in Marysville. (Marysville Police Department) 20201109
Lyon “Nicholas” Nick Torn (Marysville Police Department)

Police seek murder suspect after Marysville man shot dead

The victim was found in bushes behind a gas station. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Lyon “Nicholas” Nick Torn (Marysville Police Department)

Part of Comeford Park to close as crews repair water tower

Once corroded steel is replaced on the tower, the city can once again string lights for the holidays.

Molly McKinney, stands near her Eagle Scout project, one of many informational posts along the Allen Creek Interpretive Trail, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 in Marysville, Washington. The Marysville-Getchell senior is the first female to earn the the Eagle Scout badge in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Marysville girl one of country’s first to earn Eagle Scout

Molly McKinney, 18, has blazed a trail, and it wasn’t always easy. She’s a senior at Marysville Getchell.

Molly McKinney, stands near her Eagle Scout project, one of many informational posts along the Allen Creek Interpretive Trail, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 in Marysville, Washington. The Marysville-Getchell senior is the first female to earn the the Eagle Scout badge in Snohomish County. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
An old sailboat stuck in the Snohomish River, set to be removed next week. (Snohomish County Surface Water Management)

Crews remove three more junk boats from the Snohomish River

One more is slated for removal. Meanwhile, a new report evaluates the river’s 15,000 old wood pilings.

An old sailboat stuck in the Snohomish River, set to be removed next week. (Snohomish County Surface Water Management)

A courtroom romance could jeopardize 300 cases in Marysville

Then-city prosecutor Al Treacy and attorney Marne Whitney were often adversaries during their relationship.

Michelle Jeffreys shows a tattoo honoring her daughter, Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting victim Zoe Galasso, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Washington.
Jeffreys has written a book, "My Rainbow to Keep," about the 2014 tragedy and her grief journey. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mom who lost girl in school shooting writes of hurt, healing

Michelle Jeffreys has found a peaceful new life far from where Zoe Galasso and classmates died in 2014.

Michelle Jeffreys shows a tattoo honoring her daughter, Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting victim Zoe Galasso, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Washington.
Jeffreys has written a book, "My Rainbow to Keep," about the 2014 tragedy and her grief journey. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Mark James (left) and April Berg.

Moderates may decide a million-dollar battle for state House

Democrat April Berg and Republican Mark James are dueling in the 44th, a political swing district.

Mark James (left) and April Berg.
John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.

Rep. Lovick and Mayor Kartak differ on almost every issue

Voters will know clearly their views on new taxes, sex ed law, pandemic response and police reform.

John Kartak (left) and John Lovick.
Inside the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino's open floor that will contain 1,500 slot machines on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Tulalip, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

An early 2021 opening is in the cards for new Tulalip casino

The 126,700-square-foot Quil Ceda Creek Casino will replace the current one across the road.

Inside the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino's open floor that will contain 1,500 slot machines on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Tulalip, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Sid Logan (left) and Rob Toyer

PUD candidates focus on rates, broadband and renewables

Incumbent Sidney Logan faces former Marysville City Council member Rob Toyer for the District 1 seat.

Sid Logan (left) and Rob Toyer
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