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MARYSVILLE — At the age of 20, Preston Dwoskin has already accomplished a host of goals on a statewide scale, while also living with hearing and developmental disabilities, and even as his hearing continues to go down from its current level of 67 percent, he’s setting his bar of accomplishment ever higher. Dwoskin has visited Preston Dwoskin Olympia as part of the Arc of Snohomish County’s leadership development program and spoken to the media about how the governor’s proposed

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MARYSVILLE — The dishes are freshly prepared, the prices are low and the staff at this restaurant loves clocking in for their shifts. They love what they do so much, in fact, that they don’t even get paid. The meals cost so little because they’re only covering the overhead of buying the food. But then, the students who work at the School House Cafe on the Totem Middle School campus find their jobs rewarding in other

ways. “I want to be a chef when I grow up,” said Jordan Anderson, a senior at the School for the Entrepreneur, on the Marysville Getchell High School campus, who’s been honing his craft at the School House Cafe for the past three years. “It’s an art form. There’s so much you can do with it.” Fellow SFE senior Josh Ferguson has only been working in the School House Cafe for the past year, the same amount of time he’s been working at the

Golden Corral restaurant in town, but he shares Anderson’s enthusiasm for cooking wholeheartedly. As the two donned their white chefs’ coats in the kitchen for the School House Cafe’s first day of serving customers in the New Year, on Thursday, Jan. 5, former Seattle chef Jeff Delma was there to guide them, as he’s been doing for the restaurant’s student staff for the past five years. “Each class gets better by the end of the semester, which is the

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CAFE FROM PAGE 1 end of this month for us,” Delma said. “Our class sizes stay pretty consistent, more or less, but we’re a lot busier than we were this time last year. I honestly don’t know why we have so many more customers now.” The roughly 50 students in both of Delma’s classes are divided up into morning food preparation and midday restaurant operation shifts, and while Delma might not know for sure why they seem to have drawn larger crowds over the past year, he noted that regular patrons have favorite orders. “Everybody loves our rolls,” Delma said. “We make them fresh from scratch every day. The fish and chips are always popular, but a new menu item this year is the spicy lobster sandwich, which has sold like crazy. It’s been a big hit.” “You can just taste the difference in food that’s made from scratch versus food that’s been pre-made,” Anderson said. “It’s like the difference between food that’s been homemade and food that comes frozen.” “I like the taste of fresh food rather than fast food,” Ferguson said. Delma laughed as he acknowledged that taste-testing the food is one of his students’ favorite activities in the restaurant’s kitchen, but he encourages them to sample their own wares, to make sure they’re serving meals that they’d want to eat themselves. Besides, it helps them get through the occasional drudgery of the rest of their chores, since, as Delma soon impresses upon his students, “They’ll clean 10 times more than they cook,” even with a rotating selection of specials on the menu. “It’s fun working with these kids,” Delma said, before chuckling, “They can drive you crazy sometimes, but their enthusiasm for it

makes it nice.” While Delma has had students from the School House Cafe go on to pursue the culinary arts after graduation, he’s less concerned with turning them into expert chefs than he is with teaching them a simple, diligent work ethic that they can apply to any career field as adults. “A lot of them have never held a job before this, so it provides them with a simulated work experience,” Delma said. “I hope they’re learning a sense of responsibility, an ability to stay on task and a commitment to following through.” “You have to develop patience and good communication skills to do this,” Ferguson said. “You need dedication, persistence and practice to succeed, like with anything else,” Anderson said. “A lot of kids think this class will be easy, but it’s really easy to fail it if you think that way.” Although the Marysville School District’s frequent early-release days on Wednesdays have caused the School House Cafe to open more infrequently on Wednesdays, it still serves customers from 12:15-1:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Delma invited the community to check out what his young chefs are cooking up. “The more customers we get, the more work experience our students get,” Delma said. “With everyone’s budgets being so tight, I’d hate to see this program go away.” “If you have a chance, take this class,” Anderson told his peers. “Expect it to be as hard as a regular job, because if you slack off, it’ll show. We’ve got something really unique here. You’ll get top-quality food for your buck, at least when I’m cooking, and even when we do get the occasional bad review, it only helps make us better chefs.”

DWOSKIN FROM PAGE 1 budget could impact people with disabilities. With two relatives who have served as legislators, one on the state level and the other in Washington, D.C., he’s proud to carry on what he sees as a family tradition, and he’s advocated strongly on behalf of people with disabilities. “I’m working to get special education to become just education,” Dwoskin said. “Rather than pulling students apart, everyone deserves to be treated equally. Because of the House bill that was passed in 2007, I was allowed to graduate from MarysvillePilchuck High School with my peers in 2010.” In addition to volunteering to feed the homeless, coaching and refereeing various youth sports, and emceeing the Marysville YMCA’s annual breakdancing contests, Dwoskin impressed Kelly Church, the parent/family coalition coordinator for the Arc of Snohomish County, by stepping up to lead and motivate the more than 60 members of its legislative advocacy workshop in Olympia last month. She cited the two days and three nights that

he worked with her and the Developmental Disabilities Council, from Dec. 1-3 in the capitol, on developing position statements on retaining available respite care for family members, as well as Medicaid services for those with disabilities. “Preston has been a real blessing to our leadership development program,” Church said. “He is a real gogetter and a true leader in our community.” Jim Strickland taught Dwoskin in the Marysville School District’s Life Skills program. As Dwoskin has progressed to enrolling in the 18-21 Transition Opportunities program and Everett Community College, Strickland has observed that his former pupil has never been content to stay in the background. “He gravitates toward the spotlight and leadership roles,” Strickland said. “He has high aspirations and a real can-do attitude, so I can’t wait to see how he continues to make his mark in years to come.” Dwoskin’s volunteer work with Jon Nehring’s mayoral campaign this past fall has inspired him to seek elective office himself, most likely with

a run for a Marysville City Council seat within the next five years. Dwoskin had met Nehring through local youth sports, and was impressed by how the incumbent mayor “listens to your whole idea” during conversations. “I also like his buzz-cut and the way he acts in the community,” Dwoskin said. “Preston’s passion for life and community service is a real inspiration,” Nehring said. “Something that really seems to define his character is his passion for building a sense of community spirit. While he knows that doesn’t mean getting all people behind a single idea or plan, it does mean building relationships in the community to improve the lives of others, and cultivating natural leaders who can then go out and inspire effective community groups working together on projects that serve the community.” Dwoskin will be speaking to the Marysville School District’s Special Education PTSA during their meeting in the Marysville Library on Thursday, Jan. 12, starting at 6:30 p.m. “I’m not just going to spend my time sitting around,” Dwoskin said. “I enjoy helping other people.”

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State Supreme Court rules on education funding


OLYMPIA — The state Legislature faces a roughly $2 billion budget shortfall with its session that started Jan. 9, but before they consider any more cuts to education, they’ll need to keep in mind the Washington State Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in McCleary v. Washington, issued on Jan. 5, which ruled that the Legislature has not complied with its constitutional duty to “make ample provision for the basic education of all children in Washington.” While the Court deferred to the Legislature to determine how to meet this constitutional duty, it retained jurisdiction over the case to “facilitate progress in the state’s plan to fully implement the reforms by 2018.” This represents the culmination of a case that’s been working its way through the legal system since a coalition of Washington teachers, school districts, community groups and parents filed it in King County Superior Court in 2007, alleging that the state had not fulfilled its constitutional obligation to fully fund basic education, and had instead relied too heavily on local levy funding assistance. Lakewood School District Superintendent Dr. Dennis Haddock was part of that lawsuit, and he was gratified that this ruling was issued before start of the Legislature’s latest session. “From a judicial standpoint, this obviously amplifies the importance of meeting our state’s constitutional requirement of ample funding for basic education, so hopefully

the Legislature should be able to fully fund it through dependable sources.” In its Jan. 5 ruling, the Court recognized the Legislature had enacted “a promising reform package” in its 2009 education reform bill and indicated that this legislation, if funded, “will remedy deficiencies in the K-12 funding system.” Marysville School District Superintendent Dr. Larry Nyland, who was also part of the Network for Excellence in Washington Schools lawsuit, likewise described himself as hopeful, but sounded a more cautious note. “This is the third time in my career that what the state has done has been found unconstitutional,” Nyland chuckled. “I hope they’ll fix it, and I hope they’ll fix it soon, but I’m not counting the money just yet. The Legislature still has big problems to solve, and they set aside plans for last year that they found they couldn’t afford. With the stipulation that the funding has to be increased by 2018, that also opens it up to exactly what this decision means. I hope it means good news for next year — either no cuts, or substantially fewer cuts than the $6 million they’re talking about for Marysville just next year. We can’t count on this solving all our budget woes.” Nyland acknowledged that the state’s finances are limited, but argued that this should result in the funding for other areas, which aren’t mandated by the state constitution, being voted on instead. State Rep. Dan Kristiansen echoed Nyland’s priorities, elaborating that he hadn’t been able to support the state House bill in 2009, in spite

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of agreeing with many of its reforms, because it did not outline how to fund its policy changes. “It was an empty promise,” Kristiansen said. “When you look at where the governor wants to go in 2012 with education money, it’s basically buying back cuts with sales tax increases. That’s backwards to me, because education should be the first thing we’re funding, not the last. In a $32 billion state budget, there are so many things that we fund that have absolutely nothing to do with our state constitution. Whether we agree with it or not, as state Legislators, we’ve all sworn to uphold that constitution, so let’s ask voters if they’d be willing to be taxed for other expenditures.” Arlington School District Superintendent Dr. Kristine McDuffy nonetheless expressed pleasure with the Court’s ruling and noted that Arlington was one of the first school districts to get involved in the NEWS suit four years ago. “This ruling clearly articulates the state’s paramount duty to fully fund basic education,” McDuffy said. “We hope the Legislature’s actions reflect the high court’s ruling.” “Basic education has pretty clearly been underfunded or inappropriately funded for far too long,” Haddock said. “We’ve all been awaiting this outcome for a long time.” Although the Washington Education Association is still reviewing all the details, WEA President Mary Lindquist declared that “there is no doubt” that the state Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the lower court’s ruling in

McCleary v. Washington is “a huge victory for Washington children and public education.” “The Supreme Court reaffirmed what the WEA and its partners in the Network for Excellence in Washington Schools have argued for so long — public education in Washington is woefully underfunded,” Lindquist said. “This means students and schools can no longer bear the impact of further cuts to public education funding.” Like Haddock, Lindquist appreciated that this decision preceded the start of the state Legislature’s 2012 session, because she believes it puts the responsibility for correcting the underfunding “where it belongs,” with the Legislature itself. “The Legislature can no

longer punt on full funding for public education,” Lindquist said. “It needs to act immediately to remedy this injustice against our children and students.” “The state appealed this case to the Supreme Court to receive clarification and direction to guide the Legislature in meeting its constitutional duty, and this decision is helpful,” state Attorney General Rob McKenna said. “We’re pleased the Court continues to recognize the primary role of the Legislature in determining how to meet its constitutional duty, and that the Court recognizes the Legislature’s progress in fulfilling the state’s obligation in passing its 2009 education reforms.” The case was argued before the Washington State

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What I learned


s we start yet another new year filled with possibility and challenge, I find myself reflecting on the many lessons learned this past year from stories of diversity and inclusion. More than anything, I learned a new way of seeing beyond the commonly used label “disability.” Everyone I know uses this word, usually with the best of intentions. I use it myself. But labels are almost never useful; they diminish people and create hurtful if unintended boundaries. Perhaps a better way of seeing each other — more accurate, more useful, and more compassionate than a label — is to think of ourselves and everyone around us as uniquely complex bundles of human characteristics, with some characteristics expressed more and others expressed less or not at all in gloriously infinite combination. Given that we are all so different, yet in our difference so very much alike, who can say where to draw the line between one label and another? Take, for example, another key insight from this year. I learned how much people of all abilities need to be loved and wanted, and what their experiences in the thorny realm of romantic relationships can teach us. I was so moved by the recent newspaper account of Jack and Kirsten — one with Asperger syndrome, the other with a mild form of autism — as


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Arlington School District sends levy to voters


rlington School District is one of 295 school districts in the state of Washington. While each district is unique in its demographics, needs, community support and funding issues, there are many laws and regulations that govern how all districts are managed. During the current economic times, school districts are challenged to meet the many educational requirements while experiencing diminishing resources. The Washington State Constitution establishes the education of all children as the paramount duty of the state. It requires the state to make ample provision for a uniform system of public schools.To carry out its constitutional responsibility, the state



dedicates almost half of all state General Fund resources to support of the public schools. School districts account for the day-to-day maintenance and operations of the district in their General Fund. Other funds are used to account for specialized activities. These include the Capital Projects Fund for the acquisition of land, equipment, and facilities; the Debt Service Fund for redemption of

bonds and payment of interest; the Transportation Vehicle Fund for the acquisition and maintenance of pupil transportation equipment; the Associated Student Body Fund for student activities; and Trust Funds for donations dedicated for specific uses. Last school year, Arlington School District received 66.5 percent of its General Fund revenue from the state allocation. These funds are used for Basic Education, Special Education, and Career and Technical Education. In addition, the district received 8.6 percent of its General Fund operating revenue from federal sources and the local programs and operations levy SEE ASD, PAGE 5

State may help with MSD transportation needs


he Marysville School District has a one-time opportunity to use the remaining 2006 school construction funds to qualify for $8 million in state funding for a bus transportation cooperative — a partnership between two or more districts. Marysville’s current transportation site is inadequate for present and future needs. Good stewardship of district funds, together with a favorable construction market and state support, provides an opportunity to meet critical needs at less cost to local taxpayers. Why Transportation? We currently service, dispatch, park and maintain 100 buses at the district service center. Underground fuel tanks are wearing out. Our bus wash facility is inadequate; water and soap



from hundreds of bus washes per week go directly into the ground without recycling. This is costly, time consuming, and does not meet minimum basic requirements. Stretching Local Funds: After meeting — and exceeding — the 2006 bond issue promises, about $5.5 million remains in the construction fund. While this is not enough to replace a school ($20 million), with state help it may be enough to address our transportation needs.

State law states these dollars can be spent only on construction — they can’t be used to cover state cuts to the day to day operating budget. $8 Million in State Funding: The state has one-time money remaining in their capital construction account. They will provide $8 million in state support for a transportation co-op — a partnership between two or more districts. By working with neighboring districts we would be able to share in the cost of routing buses, lowering the cost of fuel, and providing parts and maintenance for our bus fleets as well as solving the bus wash and fuel tank issues. Promises Made Are Promises Kept: Marysville School District has SEE MSD, PAGE 5

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MSD FROM PAGE 4 completed all of the work promised in the 2006 bond issue. Grove Elementary and Getchell High School were completed on time and under budget. All other bond commitments — land, small projects, and technology — have also been completed. In each case, we have been able to do more than we promised. Nearly $8 million in small projects have helped keep our older schools going — with projects like the Pinewood sewer, electrical panel fixes at MMS, and heating and ventilation improvements in many schools. Stewardship: Marysville also completed new schools for Heritage, A&T and 10th Street with NO local property taxes. This project was funded entirely through mitigation fees (on newly

LEARNED FROM PAGE 4 Or the story of Edwin and Noemi, who met as children in a hospital where they were both having surgery related to their cerebral palsy then ended up at the same school together. Two decades later they eloped in their wheelchairs against the wishes of both families. Noemi’s health deteriorated, and Edwin took care of her. “Any woman would like to have a man like Edwin,” according to the family’s social worker. “He always made sure her lips were wet, that her hands were

constructed homes) that previously went to purchasing over 100 portables. We now have new and improved classrooms that will serve 700 Marysville students for many years to come — without increasing property taxes. Citizen Oversight Committee: A committee of eight citizens with extensive community and construction expertise provide “oversight” of district construction projects. They have helped us stretch our local construction funds. Now, as we near the end of the 2006 bond funding, the oversight committee has helped us consider remaining district needs. Best Investment? We have set aside $500,000 for school construction emergencies (heaters, plumbing, electrical) and bond repayments. For technology we have set aside $800,000 more

than promised, however bond dollars can buy only equipment, not tech support. After planning for these contingencies, $5.5 million remains. These dollars cannot be used to balance the day-to-day operations budget and is not enough to build a new school. Using these remaining funds for a transportation co-op will meet a critical district need and stretch local tax dollars by qualifying for $8 million in state support. We would avoid expensive repairs, prepare now for future growth, and create lots of local construction jobs. Next Steps: We will ask the Citizens’ Oversight Committee for a recommendation, hold a public forum in conjunction with our Citizens’ Planning Committee, schedule a public hearing at an upcoming board meeting and then ask the school board to take

official action. Our district web site will be updated with more information. Meeting Needs: If all of these pieces fall into place and state approval is received, construction could start in the fall of 2012. We would meet critical transportation needs, solve environmental issues, create local construction dollars and stretch local tax dollars one more time to do even more than promised. For More Information: There will be a Forum/ Citizen’s Planning Committee meeting on Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Marysville Board Room or visit the Marysville School District website at

clean, that she got a drink.” Despite many challenges, they enjoyed life — racing against each other in their wheelchairs, going to the circus, watching wrestling matches on television. The doctor who cared for Noemi until she died last year noted that “Edwin is like a 10-year-old who tries to act like what he thinks a man should be. But he was doing it better than any man could.” Where is the line here between normal and disabled, and why do we waste time working on what is clearly the wrong question? We are all bundles of human

potential, whether that potential be for learning, for work, or for love. Jack and Kirsten face the same issues all couples face; only the details are different. Edwin and Noemi model what marriage can be in its purest form, a benchmark of love despite the wheelchairs and adult diapers — or perhaps because of them. Our very differences speak to what we all have in common, to our essence, and help every one of us understand what it means to be human. This is the power of diversity, that it throws the human condition into high

relief, bringing a clarity we so urgently need as we face the complex challenges of the 21st Century. Best wishes for a richly rewarding New Year.

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funded 21.2 percent of General fund operations. The other 3.8 percent of the district’s revenue came from fees, such as school lunches, and other local revenue. The Arlington School District spends 92.6 percent of its operating budget directly on student learning. The largest expenditure area for Arlington School District is in the area of instruction. About 69.1 percent of all expenditures are for teaching and the classroom, while another 6.7 percent is spent on administering the school buildings. The cost of operating, upkeep and management of school buildings and facilities accounts for 8.0 percent of all expenditures. And, the cost of transporting students by bus accounts for 5.5 percent of all district spending. Providing 805,353 breakfasts and lunches for approximately 5,400 students is another 3.3 percent of the General Fund budget. Not included in the above descriptions of student learning activities costs are the expenses needed to provide direct

support to schools, such as the district office, records management, health services, student activities and athletics and family communication. These costs account for 7.4 percent of the General Fund expenditures. On February 14, the district has a Replacement of Expiring Program and Operations Levy measure on the ballot. This local funding, as noted above, supports over 21 percent of our General Fund programs and operations. Adequate funding to continue to give the students of Arlington the best education possible continues to be a significant challenge and concern. These are uncertain economic times for everyone and the district relies heavily on local funding for continued stability. The Arlington community has always shown great support for our schools and the district is committed to earning that trust by being good stewards of its resources. Deborah Borgens is the Executive Director of Finance for the Arlington School District and can be reached at dborgens@asd.

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Lakewood delays school levies

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LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District’s two levies that had been slated for the Feb. 14 ballot are instead expected to appear on the April 17 ballot. Last year, the Lakewood School District Board of Directors authorized placing two measures on the Feb. 14 ballot — Proposition One, the replacement school programs and operations levy,

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Haddock said. “Because we didn’t send it certified mail, we don’t have any confirmation. We’ll be doing that this time.” Haddock explained that this unexpected turn of events should actually benefit the Lakewood School District in a few ways, not in the least because moving the two levies onto the April 17 ballot will allow voters in the school district to focus more on those levies, and the district itself to keep an eye on the latest developments in Olympia that might impact those levies.

“By deferring this to a later date, we can be more watchful of the Legislative activity that might be affecting our revenues,” Haddock said. “The governor is focusing on budget reductions for the state, but she’s also looking into areas of revenue as well. That additional time allows us to factor in revenue from other sources, and to check what’s going on in education funding in general.” Haddock also looks forward to having two more months to inform voters about the propositions before their ballots are due.

NEWS BRIEFS Learn to make Chinese pot stickers MARYSVILLE — The city of Marysville’s Parks and Recreation Department is offering another “Cooking with Fumiko” series. Students can learn to prepare Chinese pot stickers and Hum Bao step-by-step and taste-test them afterward. The next class runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, in the Jennings Memorial Park Barn, located at 6915 Armar Rd. in Marysville. The course cost is $42, plus a $5 materials fee. For registration details, call 360-363-8400, or register online under “adult” and then “Cooking with Fumiko” at

‘Money Power’ course set for Jan. 25 in Marysville MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Parks and Recreation Department is offering a unique course called “Money Power.” The class promises to

include practical tools not only to keep you on track, but also to help you set goals and change your mind set about money and the emotions you attach to it. This class will be taught by professor and psychologist Dr. Katie Garnett, Ph.D., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 6-8 p.m. “Money Power” costs $30 per student and will be held at the Ken Baxter Community Center, located at 514 Delta Ave. For registration details, call 360-363-8450 or register on the city of Marysville website at

Results of holiday DUI enforcement patrols in Snohomish County announced SNOHOMISH COUNTY — The results of the holiday DUI enforcement campaign conducted from Nov. 24, 2011, through Jan. 2, 2012, have been released. In Snohomish County, 397 motorists were stopped and



arrested for driving under the influence, and statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 3,812 drivers for DUI. In Snohomish County, the Arlington, Brier, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo and Tulalip Tribal police departments, as well as the Snohomish County Sheriff ’s Office and the Washington State Patrol, participated in the extra emphasis patrols, with the support of the Snohomish County DUI & Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force. The extra patrols were funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. Last year during the same time period, officers in Snohomish County on routine and extra patrols arrested 409 people for DUI. During 2010, drinking drivers killed 188 people, representing more than 40 percent of the 458 people who died on Washington’s roadways. Washington State Patrol Troopers arrested 253 people suspected of being impaired by drugs or alcohol during the New Year’s holiday weekend alone. Three people were killed in a collision on Highway 2 in Lincoln County on Jan. 1, 2012. “It is always our hope that the New Year starts with people driving safe and sober,” said State Patrol Chief John R. Batiste. “But I am proud that our troopers are out ensuring impaired drivers are taken off the roads.” For additional information about the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, visit

January 11, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe

MARYSVILLE — Even though the city of Marysville’s Parks and Recreation Department isn’t presenting its Spring Craft Show until April 14 of this year, they’re already accepting applications for the juried craft show, and looking for artists, crafters and high-quality vendors to take part in this event. “This show is small but it’s good and has excellent advertising,” said Maryke Burgess, coordinator of the Ken Baxter Community Center, where the event will take place. “If you’ve applied in the past, we encourage you to apply

again. We’re looking to mix things up and keep them fresh.” Burgess anticipated that the craft show would draw an excellent turnout for quality handmade gifts including spring and Mother’s Day items, gifts for pets and children, hats and tutus, stained glass, jewelry, wood crafts and much more. The Spring Craft Show will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in the Ken Baxter Community Center, located at 514 Delta Ave. in Marysville, but the deadline to apply as a vendor is

Relay teams up for ‘Parade of Lights’ and a decorated fire truck will round out the parade lineup. The parade will precede the official kickoff of the 2012 Arlington Relay For Life season at 5 p.m. at Presidents Elementary. This year’s Relay is planned around the American Cancer Society’s theme of “The Magic of Relay — Dream It, Hope It, Cure It.” The Arlington Relay itself will run from Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. through Sunday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m. at Arlington High School’s John Larson Stadium. Last year’s Relay raised almost $300,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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January 11, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe

‘Healthiest You’ helps community get in shape BY JAKE MCNEAL

ARLINGTON — Local businesses have teamed up to help people in the Arlington community get into the best shape of their lives. Healthiest You, a weight loss competition inspired by “The Biggest Loser” and sponsored by 15 businesses including Absolute Air Park, Mountain State Fitness and Stroller Strides, is an eightweek event in which the community can sign up and get fit over eight weeks. The first week’s challenge calls for each contestant to drink half of his or her body weight in ounces of water. Healthiest You’s event on Facebook attracted nearly 30 people. Some are joining the competition with pre-formed teams of two to four people each, but teams will be formed for those without partners. Contestants are invited to work out in classes with sponsors of Healthiest You. Prizes from the sponsors include two three-month packages from Stillaguamish Athletic Club and photography packages for post-contest beauty shots with Brittany Masella Photography. The

grand prize is $250 in cash from Gutierrez Family Chiropractic. GFC will also provide massages and laser package vouchers. “It’s only eight weeks, so people won’t drop out,” GFC manager Emily Davidson said. “We’ll keep them interested with teams and prizes.” Teams will be subjected to weekly updates on weight loss progress so they can gauge what is or isn’t working. GFC spread word of Healthiest You through Facebook, word-ofmouth and posters in sponsors’ offices. Emily Peterson, who owns the “A Beautiful Addiction” tanning salon in Arlington, took part in GFC’s Ideal Protein diet before becoming a sponsor. Two members of her “Chubby Buddies” Healthiest You team started the diet and have already lost weight. The two who did not take up the diet have not. Visit Healthiest You!’s Facebook page at http://www. infor!/ events/203234449758407/ for more information on the contest and its sponsors.

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Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office expands civil process services to public EVERETT — Starting Monday, Jan. 2, the Snohomish County Sheriff ’s

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January 11, 2012

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Rep. Pearson talks budget cuts, revenue and job creation BY KIRK BOXLEITNER



MARYSVILLE — As state Rep. Kirk Pearson heads into his sixth term, he reflected on recent changes and upcoming challenges facing both the Legislature and its constituents. By his reckoning, he lost part of Marysville in the redistricting, but he still represents Marysville and Arlington citizens. “I’m happy that I didn’t lose a lot,” Pearson said. “I still have essentially the same district as before.” This year’s state budget promises to be far more difficult. Pearson had hoped to handle most of it during the special session, which only resolved a portion of it, but he encouraged citizens not to mistake the political processes of Washington state for Washington, D.C. “The state Legislature recognizes that we’re all in this together,” said Pearson, a member of the Republican minority in the state House of Representatives. “It’s not about election ploys for us. We care about helping the citizens of this state. We do hope the Democrats will take some of our ideas. We’ve offered some good ideas, and if they could get hearings, that’d be great.” At the same time, Pearson, a strong advocate of public safety, expressed concerns over proposed cuts to public safety, espe-

“We’re putting our citizens in peril if there’s no safety net to protect them from people who are highly likely to reoffend. Education, the vulnerable and needy, and public safety are areas we can’t play with.” Rep. Kirk Pearson 39th District cially in areas such as supervision for sex offenders, since hundreds of correctional officers and staff have already been cut in recent years. “We’re putting our citizens in peril if there’s no safety net to protect them from people who are highly likely to reoffend,” Pearson said. “Education, the vulnerable and needy, and public safety are areas that we can’t play with.” To that end, Pearson reiterated his support for levy equalization, noting that school districts throughout Snohomish County would be hit disproportionately hard if those dollars were taken away. “That’s non-negotiable,” Pearson said. “I hope cooler heads prevail, but bottom line, our state’s only mandate is to fund education.” When considering what combination of cuts and revenue would work best to meet this need, Pearson took exception to how he sees the governor defining “cuts.” “My definition of a cut

is, if my salary gets reduced by 3 percent, that’s a cut,” Pearson said. “As far as the governor is concerned, if you’re projected to make more money, but you don’t get it, that’s a ‘cut.’ That’s not really a cut, though.” Pearson also argued that job creation is essential to bolstering the state budget, and cited legislation that he plans to push this year, which hadn’t received a hearing last year, to direct the state government to shop for contracted products and services within its own borders first. “Even the Department of Corrections buys furniture from out of state,” Pearson said. “I’d rather keep those dollars in the state and put our people first.” Pearson praised his constituents for supplying him with ideas for legislation, and credited a recent discussion with Cory Duskin, general manager of the Arlington Pharmacy, with educating him about Pharmacy Benefit Managers, third-party administrators of prescrip-

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tion drug programs. “The PBMs are middlemen who rebate the top products,” Pearson said. “The Duskins aren’t really on a level playing field with them.” Pearson is already working on legislation that would establish minimum standards for PBM contracts in Washington state, since they’re the only profession dealing in health care that is not regulated in the state. “I hear a lot from my constituents in this area, and I hold their opinions in high regard,” Pearson said. “Because of the Duskins, I’ll be dropping a bill on the floor that could benefit the whole state.” Another budget-saving measure Pearson is pursuing is the education of state employees to prevent their agencies from being hit with tort judgement. He cited the $78 million that the state was deemed liable for negligence in the last year alone. “We have no choice but to balance the budget, so we need to think outside of the box to do it,” Pearson said. “We have an opportunity to run government more efficiently, and we need to be willing to work with each other to do it. Most of the bills that I’ve pushed through over the years, I had to have help from the other side on, because that’s part of being in the minority. I’ve got a big agenda and I’m going to be hitting the floor running. I’m optimistic. We can’t just fall back on the same-old-same-old, because that’s what’s gotten us to where we’re at right now.”

January 11, 2012

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January 11, 2012

M-P grapplers score win over Arlington BY JAKE MCNEAL

ARLINGTON — Marysville-Pilchuck wrestling head coach Craig Iversen and his Tomahawk team visited Arlington High School on Jan. 4 for a special match to open his team’s Wesco North seasons against Arlington, coached by his father, Rick Iversen. The match started strongly in the Tomahawks’ favor but would turn sharply toward an Arlington comeback that fell just three points shy. The match included a 6-5 M-P pin advantage that made all the difference in the Tomahawks’ 39-36 win. “We knew it would be close,” Craig Iversen said. “Local matches are always better and Wesco North matches are always tough. It’s a very competitive league.” The result marked the second time that Craig has emerged the winner in the Iversen series. Craig first bested his father as Burlington-Edison’s coach in 1995 when Rick was the

Tomahawks’ head coach. Tomahawk senior 285-pounder Skylar Hatch opened the night with a pin of Eagle senior Dylan Worley after 1:06. Eagle freshman 106-pounder Clayton Hunter retaliated with a pin of sophomore Austin Sunseth after 1:20. M-P junior Jacob Greene put his 112 pounds to work and pinned Arlington sophomore Wes Conley after 58 seconds in the third round. “Jacob had a big win for us,” Craig Iversen said. Tomahawk 120-pound freshman Ryan Daurie pinned Eagle sophomore Skyler Wren in 1:08. Junior Israel Lopez of M-P pinned 126-pound Eagle junior Jared BrockAnderson after 44 seconds in the third round. M-P freshman 132-pounder Killian Page won a 9-6 decision against sophomore Bryce Thomas to remain undefeated on the season. Arlington trailed 27-6 after Page’s win, but the Eagles came roaring back. Eagle 138-pound sopho-

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Marysville-Pilchuck junior 126-pounder Israel Lopez tries to shake off Arlington junior Jared Brock-Anderson. more Scotty Bardell beat M-P junior Nate Wright in a 10-4 decision. Arlington junior Jesse Driscoll pinned 145-pound Tomahawk junior Anthony Moffitt after 44 in the second round to pull the Eagles to within two pins at 27-15. M-P 152-pounder Drew Hatch pinned Arlington senior Erik Davis after 1:00 to push the Tomahawk lead

to 33-15 with five matches remaining. Eagle senior Brandon Chase earned an 11-5 decision over 160-pound Tomahawk junior Jordan Woodin. Arlington 170-pounder Chris Nelson pinned M-P junior Jake Merrick after 58 seconds in the second round. The Tomahawks’ lead shrank to 33-24 after

Nelson’s display, but M-P 182-pound senior Chris Herbert ended Arlington’s comeback by pinning Eagle freshman Cody Weldon after 28 seconds for a 39-24 lead. Eagle sophomore Jake Ferro pinned Tomahawk 195-pound senior Neil Hamilton after 41 seconds in the second round and 220-pound Arlington senior Blake McPherson pinned

M-P junior Iggy Gabov after 26 seconds in the final match of the night, but the margin was greater than one match could overcome. M-P took the pin and held on for a 39-36 win. M-P improves to 6-1 overall with their Wesco opener. “Not many people get to wrestle against a team coached by their father,” Craig Iversen said. “It’s pretty cool.”

Tommies, Chargers face off against Lake Stevens BY JAKE MCNEAL

MARYSVILLE — MarysvillePilchuck and Marysville Getchell boys swim and dive hosted Lake Stevens on Jan. 3 seeking success in their first meet back from the holiday break. M-P found what it was looking for as they beat Lake Stevens 10482 with first-place finishes in eight events. MG recorded two secondplace and three third-place finishes but fell to the Vikings 131-51. “For this meet we put our lineup together based on our swimmers’ best events to match up with Lake Stevens’,” M-P and MG head coach Meredith Jenks said. “A lot of swimming is individual. You as a person have to decide, ‘What are your goals and what do you want?’” The Tomahawk A team of junior Jacob Blomberg (29.91 seconds), seniors Jon Ell (30.65) and Justin Cram (28.76) and junior Ryan Carr (28.12) took first in the 200-yard medley relay with a total time of 1:57.44. Getchell’s A team

of seniors Matt Knowlton (30.93) and David Fugate (34.45), sophomore Taylor Dalton (28.30) and junior Kevin Korte (25.37) took third at 1:59.05. M-P’s B team of seniors Casey Mills (34.69) and Corey Coombs (32.83), sophomore Owin Ell (31.69) and senior Connor Zurcher (28.74) finished fifth. Tomahawk junior Colin Willis (1:53.22), senior Andrew Winquist (1:56.32) and sophomore Jonathan Pusateri (2:10.55) placed first, second and third, respectively, in the 200-yard freestyle. All three qualified for Districts. “We worked hard through winter practice,” assistant coach Cully Preston said. “We had been working on distance and stroke work before, but now we’ll start to work on speed. We were missing (Tomahawk) Josh Estella in the 100 fly and 100 dash because of tendonitis, but he’ll be back in the pool any week.” Blomberg (2:23.50 for first place) and Cram (2:30.14 for second) recorded Districts times in the 200-yard individual medley. Owin

Ell (2:36.96 for fifth) qualified for 3A Districts. Dalton (2:36.89 for fourth) made 3A Districts as well. Knowlton (24.85 for second) qualified for 4A Districts in the 50-yard freestyle. Korte took fourth at 0:26.12. Jon Ell (25:05 for third) also made 4A Districts. M-P senior Tyler Russell took second in the 1-meter dive with 174.10 points. Tomahawk Deshawn Lee took fifth with 90.75. Cram (1:06.49) won the 100yard butterfly and made 4A Districts. Dalton (1:08.45) took second. Sophomore Grant Baker (1:12.36) took third. Willis (51.83) won the 100yard freestyle to make Districts. Blomberg (58.38) made 3A Districts in third. Pusateri (58.94) took fourth. Korte (59.43) finished fifth. Winquist won the 500-yard freestyle and made Districts at 5:17.38. Getchell junior Michael Cozart took fourth at 6:42.77. M-P’s A relay team (1:39.85) won the 200-yard free relay. The B team (1:50.95) took third. MG’s A team (1:50.96) took fourth.

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Marysville-Pilchuck senior Corey Coombs competes against Oak Harbor at M-PHS on Dec. 4. Tomahawk junior Thomas Durand (1:08.56) made Districts at second place in the 100-yard backstroke. Knowlton (1:08.72) made 4A Districts as well in third. Jon Ell (1:10.13) took second in the 100-yard breaststroke and made 3A Districts. Coombs (1:12.88) took third and qualified as well. Getchell junior Daniel Swanson (1:18.98) took third and M-P sophomore Mark Carr fin-

ished fifth at 1:25.02. The Tomahawk A relay team completed the three-event sweep by winning the 400-yard freestyle relay at 3:46.14. The B team finished fourth at 4:33.62. Getchell’s A team took fifth at 4:36.13. “We came out of winter break and got back into swimming hard,” Jenks said. “There was some fatigue, but we’re looking forward to the (Jan. 14) Kentridge meet.”

January 11, 2012

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Tomahawks hold on for 45-42 win over B-E BY JAKE MCNEAL

MARYSVILLE — Tomahawk girls basketball looked to restart a winning streak when they squared off against 7-1 BurlingtonEdison on Dec. 29. M-P’s fleet-footed offense found the basket just often enough to hold on for a 45-42 win. The Tomahawks opened the game in a 2-3 zone, out of which sophomore guard Amanda Klep snagged two quick steals. B-E kept their patience against the zone blockade, looking for open shots as M-P wanted to run them up and down the floor. The Tigers were methodical with pick-and-rolls on offense but did not hesitate to shoot threes. The Tomahawks weren’t worried about what B-E wanted to do because Klep harassed Tiger guards and energized her team with steal after steal. “Amanda’s a spark plug,” Tomahawk head coach Julie Martin said. “She’s learning the aspects of the point

guard position and I’m so proud of her.” B-E started a full-court press to slow the Tomahawk stampede, but M-P forward Emily Enberg kept her team scoring by making a set of free throws on back-to-back trips down the court on the way to a 12-6 M-P lead at the end of the first quarter. Tiger senior guard Katlyn Mataya hit started the second quarter with a threepointer that said B-E would not roll over. Klep notched another steal and thundered down the court with sophomore guard Jordan Bengen and senior post Hannah Watson to continue their attack. The Tomahawks began to box the Tigers out, control the ball and take away B-E’s second chances. “We did a good job to find the open person,” Martin said. “We went high-low and didn’t just shoot it if there wasn’t a shot.” Boyle hit two free throws after being fouled on a post leaner from the left block and sophomore guard Charlee Pilon cashed in a fast break layup to force a

Tiger timeout, up 18-9 with 2:09 until halftime. Klep showed off her versatility when she sank a turnaround jumper from free throw depth. Enberg muscled down the lane with a galloping swoop before the half expired, but B-E hit another three-pointer to keep the game close, 22-17 M-P, at the half. The Tomahawks stepped up to challenge Tiger drivers, stuck to B-E’s shooters on the perimeter and led 24-17 when M-P called timeout with 5:27 left in the third quarter as they were outplaying B-E but not turning their efforts into points. “We went to set plays to work the ball against their 2-3 zone when we weren’t scoring,” said Martin, who recognized her team’s composure and confidence. B-E played like a smart, seasoned team with ball control offense and a battling defense to trail only 27-26 at the start of the fourth quarter. Mataya hit a three to open the fourth and give the Tigers their first lead of the game at 29-27.

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Marysville-Pilchuck sophomore guard Amanda Klep makes contact as she drives against Burlington-Edison junior guard Sydney Brown on Dec. 29.

Klep rebutted by finding Pilon streaking down the court for a fast break layup to tie the game and swing momentum back in the Tomahawks’ favor. Enberg opened up the offense with a left free throw depth jumper as the Tigers switched to a 2-3 zone. She and Klep hit three-pointers to push the lead to 38-30 and force a B-E timeout. Tiger junior guard Sydney Brown hit a three with 2:30 left to draw to 38-33, but Watson made

two free throws and scored in the post on the next possession to open up a 42-33 lead with 1:43 to go. Brown sank another three-pointer and Mataya made one of two free throws off a fouled drive to trail 42-37 with 34.2 seconds left. “When we stayed in 1-2-2 zone, Brown decided to start hitting threes,” Martin said. Klep made a free throw, and two more after the Tigers missed a shot and had to foul, to put the


Tomahawks up 45-39. The Tigers sank a threepointer but received a technical foul for an intentional foul with one second left. M-P missed the free throw but had only to inbound the ball and drain the final second from the clock for a 45-42 win. “We wanted to focus on ourselves and get better at what we do, and nonconference games are good for that,” Martin said. “This was our most complete game and everyone played her role.”

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MARYSVILLE — Marysville Getchell looked to improve their execution when they hosted Arlington on Dec. 27, their fourth game against a 4A opponent this season. Arlington came to town, fresh off of the holiday break, trying to extend their winning streak to four games and avoid complacency through the first of a pair of nonconference games. “We wanted to keep focused on our skills and practice hard,” Arlington head coach Joe Marsh said. “It’s always hard to play after Christmas, but we needed to keep at it and get better at what we want to do.” Getchell showed improvement, as they had in each game this season, but the Eagles pressured the Chargers all night to win their fourth game in a row, 62-13. Despite the final score, upper-league opponents are necessary tests for this inaugural Charger squad. “Our effort was excellent, phenomenal,” Getchell head coach Shannon Grandbois said. “This was the best defense we’ve played so far. Never mind that we have to play so many games against 4A schools. If we can show this kind of effort against teams in our league, we’ll be good.” The Eagles opened the game with full-court pressure to convert Getchell turnovers into layups for an early 10-0 lead. They sat back in a 2-3 zone to keep the Chargers on the perimeter, but the Chargers swung the ball around the outside to find entry passes on the baseline.


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Arlington senior guard Megan Abdo takes control of a loose ball against Marysville Getchell junior guard Kayann Gamalinda on Dec. 27. Post presence was a factor in both teams’ plans of attack. Charger senior posts Brianna Lloyd-Bennett and Kyleigh Dschaak, who racked up eight points on the night, and junior post Alexys Wilson squared off against Eagle senior centers Cassie Van Loo, Danyell Winterrowd and Kaiti Ferro. “We like to establish our post players early,” Grandbois said. “You won’t get fouled or score if you don’t shoot.” The Eagles out-rebounded the Chargers, who stood and watched the ball instead of boxing out and securing possession. The trend continued for a 27-4 Arlington halftime lead.

“We worked on our game plan tonight, like we wanted to, and some girls who don’t usually get to play got to take advantage of the opportunity,” Marsh said. “We’ve played consistently in the last four or five games, and we’re getting better.” Getchell pressed Arlington to start the third quarter, with a renewed focus on swarming rebounds and creating position with muscle and grit, but the Eagles managed to run their offense as usual. Arlington senior guard Lauren Grogan hit a threepoint shot clock buzzer beater and junior Taylor Graham watched a swoop-

ing under-the-basket reverse circus layup fall as she trotted backward toward midcourt. The Eagles led 52-7 after three quarters. Arlington hit a pair of threes as the game neared the middle of the fourth quarter and slowed their pace to wind down the rest of the clock for a 62-13 win. “We’ve got seven straight days of practice and that’ll be great for improving what we want to work on,” said Grandbois after the game. “This is the best group of girls you’ll ever meet. They’re so willing to learn and they’re enduring all of the 4A schools on the schedule.”

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ARLINGTON — The city of Arlington and various community groups are offering classes and other opportunities for recreation and enrichment throughout the early months of the New Year.

Winter plant identification and salmon habitat hike Stillaguamish Tribe Outreach Biologist Franchesca Perez believes trees without leaves are beautiful, and will teach you why. Hikers will begin with an indoor session looking at specific plant parts and drawings, before walking around a functioning Native Growth Protection Area and then driving over to the Lower Pilchuck Wildlife Preserve. It’s an easy hike and kids are welcome. Meet at 22712 Sixth Ave. NE in Arlington, then head down the hill inside the iron gates, before coming to the house on the right side. Location: Tribal Pilchuck Creek Wildlife Preserve. Date: Saturday, Jan. 14. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Fee: Free program. Call 360-403-3448 to Preregister.

Public art of Arlington field trip Explore the public art of downtown Arlington. Over the last eight years, the Arlington Arts Council has been installing works of art for the public to enjoy. Arts Council President Sarah Arney, and other Arts Council members, are offering a guided tour of the 17 murals and sculptures in walking distance of the Centennial Trail. The walk will be approximately an hour long. All ages are welcome, although children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Self-guided walking tour maps are also available. Location: Fogdog Gallery, 334 N Olympic Ave., Arlington (beginning and ending point). Date: Saturday, Jan. 14. Time: 11 a.m. to noon. Call 360-403-3448 if you have questions or would like to schedule a private tour.

and an electronic copy of your resume and your sample cover letter, as well as the skills to update them as needed. A USB thumb drive will be provided as part of the class. Also discussed will be online job search sites and how to use them. Bring with you a list of past and present employers with dates, education history, volunteer history and professional references. Location: City Council Chambers, 110 E Third St., Arlington. Date: Wednesday, Jan. 18. Time: 6-8 p.m. Fee: Free class sponsored by the Arlington Library. Call 360-403-3448 to register.

Market your business with Facebook Facebook is ranked as the most-used social network. Discover how Facebook can help you build and promote your business. Learn how to set up an account, add photos and links, post on your page, create Facebook advertisements and share your information and promotions with your “friends” and their networks. Location: City Council Chambers, 110 E Third St., Arlington. Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25. Time: 6-8 p.m. Fee: Free class sponsored by the Arlington Library.

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Create cards and more using rubber stamps This class is for anyone interested in learning tips and techniques associated with rubber-stamping and die-cutting. You will be able to create stylish cards and a variety of other terrific projects. Supplies are included. Those with questions may call instructor Carol Wilson at 360-435-5056. Location: Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Dates: The Tuesdays of Jan. 31, Feb. 28 and March 27. Times: 6-9 p.m. Fee: $23 per class. Call 360-403-3448 to register.

swing in your step. Youth classes and private lessons are available. Days and times: Fridays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Session 2 dates: Feb. 3-24. Fee: $45 per session for single dancers, $80 per couple. Call 360-435-9404 or email to register.

The art of photographing birds Students will learn field

ethics when working in the wild in the pursuit of photographing bird species with as little impact on the subjects or environment as humanly possible. The course of study will cover the proper use of equipment, field techniques and the importance of knowledge of bird behavior and relative biology.

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will be the central focus of this class. Instructor: Philip Lane, a professional photographer published in several magazines, at Location: Community Room at the Boys and Girls Club, 18513 59th Ave. NE, Arlington. Dates: The Fridays of Feb. 3, 10 and 24. Times: 7-9 p.m. Fee: $75 for the series. Call 360-403-3448 to register.

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Rock & Gem Club Watershed Council sets Jan. 26 meeting donates to food bank

MARYSVILLE — Although the winter holiday season has just wrapped up, the degree of need among many families in the community remains. Marysville Community Food Bank Director Dell Deierling knows this too well, which was why he was pleased to receive a special visit from Marysville Rock and Gem Club President Bill Moser on Monday, Jan. 2. Moser presented Deierling with not only 152 pounds of non-perishable food items from the Marysville Rock and Gem Club, but also a check in the amount of $500 for the Marysville Community Food Bank. “At the club’s annual Christmas party, members were asked to bring in cans of food,” said Dottie Haage, publicity chair for the Marysville Rock and Gem Club. “The response was overwhelming.” Haage praised Deierling and the more than 200 volunteers of the Marysville Community Food Bank for

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Marysville Community Food Bank Director Dell Deierling, left, receives a check for $500 from Marysville Rock and Gem Club President Bill Moser on Monday, Jan. 2. helping to feed between 200-300 families each week. “Their needs only continue to grow, and the generous food and cash donations were greatly appreciated,” Haage said. “Hunger doesn’t just happen during the holidays,” Deierling said. The Marysville Rock and Gem Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesdays of each month, except for July, in the Jennings Memorial

Park Barn, located at 6915 Armar Rd. in Marysville. For more information, log onto their website at https:// The Mar ysville Community Food Bank is located at 4150 88th St. NE, behind St. Mary’s Catholic Church. For more information, log onto their website at or call them at 360-658-1054.

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Watershed Council will ring in its 12th year with its next meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. The Angel of the Winds Casino Watershed Restaurant conference room will serve as the site for the discussion between the 26 locally focused stakeholders whose stated aims are to restore and maintain a healthy Stillaguamish River system. “The significance of this diverse group is that we can address issues from varying perspectives, in an open forum where all voices can be heard in an atmosphere of respect and value,” said Franchesca Perez, an assistant with the Stillaguamish Watershed Council and an outreach biologist with the Stillaguamish Tribe’s Natural Resources Department. “You may or may not have heard of our group or know some of our members, or even forgotten all about us,

but a new year is a time for renewal and remembrance.” Perez explained that the Stillaguamish Watershed Council formally began in 1990 as the Stillaguamish Implementation Review Committee, whose original focus was to assist in the cleanup of water pollution in the Stillaguamish River, by guiding the implementation of the Stillaguamish Watershed Action Plan approved that year by the Department of Ecology. The group began and continues to be comprised of a diverse variety of agencies, non-profits and local citizen representatives, whose mission has expanded over time to include a timely focused effort on the recovery of Stillaguamish Chinook, after they were listed as threatened in 1999. “The Stillaguamish Watershed Council worked hard coordinating with regional entities to develop the Stillaguamish Watershed

Chinook Recovery Plan that was adopted in 2005, which is included in the federal recovery plan for the entire Puget Sound Chinook population,” Perez said. “This grassroots group has always held dear the idea that, as a group of locally focused stakeholders, we should do our best to focus on issues that impact the quality of life of both humans and wildlife.” Perez expressed the hope that the Stillaguamish Watershed Council could eventually expand to address upland wildlife and avian habitat issues, which she identified as also being key to a sustainable ecosystem future. “We learn from the past to provide for a healthy and naturally sustainable future,” Perez said. Read more about the Stillaguamish Watershed Council’s work and how to participate at

Marysville firefighters battle blaze caused by arson MARYSVILLE — Arson appears to be the cause of a recent residential fire in Marysville. At 10:29 p.m. on Tuesday,

Jan. 3, the Marysville Fire District was dispatched to a residential fire in the 6700 block of 40th Street NE. Firefighters arrived at 10:34




p.m. and located a fire in a single-story residential structure. Original reports stated the house was “on fire with smoke and crackling sounds.” The first arriving captain reported a one-story wellinvolved residential structure. Firefighters fought the fire defensively and the fire was under control within 30 minutes, confined to the structure, which was vacant. No firefighter injuries were reported. The fire’s dollar loss has been estimated at $70,000. At the height of the incident, more than 18 firefighters battled the blaze with mutual aid provided by Lake Stevens Fire District 8. The fire was investigated by the Marysville Fire District Fire Marshal’s Office and the Marysville Police Department, and the cause has been determined to be arson. The MFD and MPD encourage residents to be vigilant in watching vacant properties to reduce potential acts of arson.

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Clean out your attics, closets and lock boxes, because the “As seen on TV,” Treasure Hunters Roadshow is coming to Marysville. Roadshow specialists are in town examining your gold and silver, antiques and collectibles. While the Roadshow will accept anything that’s old, they will be focusing on: gold and silver coins made before 1970, military items, toys and trains, musical instruments, pocket and wrist watches. Scrap gold is expected to be a popular category this week due to soaring gold prices. Buyers for the roadshow have noticed a tremendous increase in the amount of gold coming to the Roadshow, and for good reason. Record gold prices have Roadshow guests cashing in on broken or outdated jewelry with our fair and honest purchase offers. The Roadshow encourages anyone planning a visit to take a minute and examine their jewelry box or their lock box at the bank and gather anything that is gold. If a guest is not

sure if something is gold, bring it in and the Roadshow staff will test it for free. Other gold items of interest include gold coins, gold ounces, gold proof sets and dental gold. Other types of items Roadshow specialists hope to see include vintage guitars. Ryan Krushas, one of the Roadshow’s instrument specialists, spoke about some of the top guitars getting great offers. “Gibsons and Fenders are in big demand right now as are vintage amps,” said Krushas. We also buy violins, mandolins, woodwinds, if it plays it pays! Timepiece specialist Jeff Ford adds, “Watches are hot! We recently paid over $2,500 for an old Hamilton pocket watch. And we are buying all types of high-end wrist watches too. Brands like Rolex, Tiffany and Chopard are very desirable to collectors. And the finest Swiss timepiece in the world, Patek Philippe, just earned a happy seller $42,000.00” Fuller went on to explain that any U.S. coins made before 1970 are the most sought after by collectors. Coins


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