GLOBE THE MARYSVILLE SPORTS: Everett defeats Tomahawks, 56-53. Page 12 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014 WWW.MARYSVILLEGLOBE.COM 75¢ Father/Daughter Dances draw large crowds BY KIRK BOXLEITNER email@example.com COMMUNITY: Trenary hosts ‘Coffee with the Sheriff’. Page 9 MARYSVILLE — The Cedarcrest Middle School cafeteria has remained as much of a packed house as ever for the annual city of Marysville Parks and Recreation Department’s ninth annual Father/ Daughter Dances, which have booked a near-record total of 840 for the Saturday evenings of Feb. 1 and 8, with two separate dances slated for each night, as always. Clear Image Photography of Marysville again provided portraits of the dads and daughters dressed in their finest on the eve of Valentine’s Day, while Seattle DJ Canon Snyder took pride in having provided the music and taught the dance moves for all nine years of the Father/Daughter Dances. “We love to find ways to support local communities, and this community gets so into this event,” said Snyder, who arrived with his wife. “We can take care of people while enjoying ourselves at the same time. It took a few years for us to convince the dads they could learn the dances we were teaching without them looking dorky, but they’ve gotten into it.” “The John Travolta is fun, because it gets you loose,” said Jeff Miller, referring to SEE DANCES, PAGE 2 Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo Audrey and Karl Jay were all smiles at Cedarcrest Middle School for the Father/Daughter Dance on Feb. 1. Mayor Nehring gives State of the City address SPORTS: Lakewood falls to South Whidbey. Page 13 INDEX CLASSIFIED ADS 19-22 11 LEGAL NOTICES 4 OPINION 12 SPORTS 17 WORSHIP BY KIRK BOXLEITNER firstname.lastname@example.org Vol. 120, No. 32 Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring, left, speaks to Greg Tisdel after delivering the 2014 State of the City address to the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 31. Grammy Winner/Tonight Show Legend Doc SeverinSen MGAT 953112 & The San Miguel Five TULALIP — Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring’s State of the City address for 2014 on Friday, Jan. 31, sounded a cautiously optimistic note for the year to come, as he acknowledged the city’s partners and cited the city’s investments in the community. Nehring opened by thanking not only city officials and staff, but also representatives of the Tulalip Tribes and the cities of Arlington, Everett and Lake Stevens, as well as Snohomish County, Friday & Saturday, February 21 & 22 at 8 pm Tickets from $42 TICKETS GOING FAST! the local Chambers of Commerce, and other business and economic groups. Nehring likewise cited what he deemed as evidence of the city’s commitments to its own taxpayers, from the three years that the city has held off on rebuilding funding for core government services until the economy had improved, to the city’s current plans to invest in public safety, streets and roads, parks, neighborhoods, the downtown, and job creation and retention. SEE NEHRING, PAGE 24 Owned by Upper Skagit Indian Tribe WA: 800-745-3000 | theskagit.com Concert guests must be 21 or older with valid ID. Management reserves all rights. See Rewards Club Center for details.