Smokey Point

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

Community calendar

Benefits Sixth annual Silent and Live Auction, 6 p.m. May 3, Granite Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 1401 100th St. NE, Granite Falls. $1… Continue reading

Marysville: business parks for Smokey Point?

The pastoral fields in the Smokey Point area are expected to develop, and Marysville city officials now have a plan for how they… Continue reading

Saving gas, one bale of hay at a time

Kari Alskog kept teasing her boss by threatening to ride her horse to work at his Smokey Point dental office. As the price… Continue reading

Smokey Point office commutes on horseback

Kari Alskog kept teasing her boss by threatening to ride her horse to work at his Smokey Point dental office. As the price… Continue reading

Bus service expanded between Lynnwood and Smokey Point to meet demand

Community Transit is set to increase bus service between Lynnwood and Smokey Point to meet increased demand for service, starting on Sept. 21. The change… Continue reading

Stillaguamish Senior Center spruced up

When renovations to the Main Hall at Stillaguamish Senior Center are completed later this year, seniors from north Snohomish County can enjoy… Continue reading

Overpass named to honor an Arlington civic leader

The name of one of Arlington’s better-known civic leaders will be linked forever with one of the biggest projects he worked on.… Continue reading

Brain-tumor con artist gets jail time

A former state social worker who faked a life-threatening disease to steal time and money apologized Tuesday before she was sentenced to three months in… Continue reading


Community Transit talks Smokey Point The Community Transit board of directors are set to discuss redeveloping the old transit center in Smokey Point. The board… Continue reading