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LAKEWOOD — In spite of the evening’s cold, wet weather, the Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars raised only $73 less through their Feb. 21 fundraiser at Boston’s Gourmet Pizza Restaurant in Lakewood than the Everett Silvertips collected at that location during their “Tip a Tip” event the following night. “We didn’t actually have a goal, but I was kind of hoping for more,” Arlington Dollars For Scholars Chapter President Sandie Cooper said of the group’s first such fundraiser at Boston’s, which raised $300. “I’m still

happy that so many people were willing to pitch in and help out. That’s money that can go toward helping some student buy books.” Boston’s awarded the Arlington Dollars For Scholars Chapter 10 percent of all food orders placed by both dine-in and takeout patrons from 5-8 p.m. Dollars For Scholars has been helping Arlington students pay for college for more than a decade, but in the current struggling economy, Cooper acknowledged the challenge of meeting the needs of everyone who applies for a scholarship with the group’s Bingo chalSEE DOLLARS, PAGE 2

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Arlington’s Marcus Klammt enjoys his dessert at Boston’s Gourmet Pizza Restaurant in Lakewood on Feb. 21, and helps support the Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars in the process.

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U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, left, and Calvin Goings of the U.S. Small Business Administration, right, receive a tour of the foundry from Tony Cooper, owner of Mackenzie Castings, LLC.

ARLINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen and Calvin Goings, assistant associate administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration, toured through two Arlington manufacturing companies on Wednesday, Feb. 22, to check on the progress of those small businesses in the wake of their SBA loans. Tony Cooper, owner of Mackenzie Castings, LLC, informed Larsen that the $1.1 million loan he received from the Small Business Administration in 2006 to acquire the company from its former owner was virtually seamless. “Within three weeks of when I started the process, I had a check ready to hand to the bank,” Cooper

said. “It was one of the fastest loans I ever got. It was an amazing process, handled by the nicest, most considerate people.” Cooper expects that, at his current pace, he’ll own the foundry outright within five years. When Larsen asked Cooper whether he thought the economy had turned a corner, Cooper deemed the performance of foundries such as his to be a leading economic indicator. “Our industry is at the bottom of the food chain,” Cooper said. “When people make investments, they invest in us first. Every time I’ve seen us as busy as we are now, the economy has been taking off.” Cooper explained that his business SEE LARSEN, PAGE 2



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LARSEN FROM PAGE 1 employs about 30 people, six of whom were hired within the past year, working at least six days a week. “We haven’t laid anybody off in about five or six years,” Cooper said. “Half the time, I’ve got to push my guys to go home, because they’re begging me to let them work on Saturdays.” Mackenzie Castings’ diversity of patterns and materials has made their parts popular enough to receive orders not only from across America and Europe, but also to get shipped to China, Africa and even Iceland. “There’s this myth that all of our manufacturing has gone overseas, and I always tell people that’s not

the case,” Larsen said. “It’s good to hear it from you.” “We’re seeing the first true growth in manufacturing since the 1990s,” Goings said. Just a few blocks away, ABW Technologies’ staff greeted Larsen and Goings after their tour of Cooper’s foundry. Aimee Dura, ABW’s business development manager, explained that the company deals largely in nuclear and aerospace contracts, with roughly half of its work coming from the government. According to Dura, ABW employs 150 people and also has sites in SedroWoolley and Richland, although she noted that 30 of those people were employed as a result of an $8 million contract that just recently ended. Mike Kingsley, vice president of

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DOLLARS FROM PAGE 1 lenge in October. “This has been our big event of the year, but now our goal is to exceed the amount of money we’ve raised in the past,” Cooper said. “We are all too aware of the rising costs of college that every student now faces.” Among the supporters of the Arlington Dollars For Scholars Chapter who stopped by Boston’s on Feb. 21 to bolster their fundraiser was Arlington Police Chief Nelson Beazley, who ordered enough flatbread pizza, soup and nachos to need a takeaway container at the end of his meal. “This is a great way for the community to support our students,” said Holly Sloan-Buchanan, one of the founders of the Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars. “Some students even come back and sponsor our scholarships themselves. It’s fun to find out what they’re doing out in

the adult world.” Margriet and Merlin Verhoeven took a seat for some pizza at Boston’s for the first time that Tuesday, to help fill the coffers of the group that helped their children continue their educations into college in turn. Son Kevin, who’s worked as a computer engineer since graduating from Western Washington University, and daughter Idamae, a pharmacy technician whose higher education got started at Everett Community College, both benefited from other scholarships, whose sources ranged from Rotary to former state Gov. Gary Locke, but their parents agreed that the Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars played a key role. “If you’re just middleclass, it can be really hard to get help,” Margriet Verhoeven said. “Besides, this is really good pizza.” Arlington School District bus drivers David Chapman and Deann Van Winkle already support

the Arlington Dollars For Scholars Chapter through payroll deductions, but that didn’t stop them from showing up at Boston’s on Feb. 21. “We’re feeding our faces to feed this scholarship,” Chapman laughed, as he and Van Winkle dined on chicken Parmesan, pulled pork sandwiches and Hawaiian pizza. “It’s admirable of Boston’s to be part of this.” “This is a wonderful program, and they’re to be commended for supporting it,” Van Winkle said. “It’s tough enough to find money these days. Every little bit helps.” “In 2009, we awarded 106 scholarships worth just over $100,000, but by 2011, we had only $50,000 to give,” Cooper said. “Our donors are unbelievably generous, but our board members want to raise as much money for students as we possibly can.” To learn more about the Arlington Chapter of Dollars For Scholars, log onto


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Marysville’s Ken Baxter passes at 83

MARYSVILLE — Longtime local resident Ken Baxter, for whom the city of Marysville’s Ken Baxter Community Center was named, passed away at the age of 83 on Monday, Feb. 20. Marianne Powers, Baxter’s youngest daughter, explained that a viewing of Baxter’s body will take place at the Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, located at 804 State Ave. in Marysville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 1. The Marysville Church of the Nazarene, located at 8240 64th St. NE, will serve as the site for Baxter’s funeral and memorial on Friday, March 2, starting at 1 p.m. “We’ve been going through all the newspaper articles about Dad, and there’s so many, going all the way back to the 1950s,” Powers said of her father, who served as a firefighter for 31 years and as a member of the Marysville City Council for 26 years. “He was a race car driver, a member of the Coast Guard and a boater. He was born in Langley, but he’d lived in Marysville since forever.” Powers noted the number of local businesses that Baxter had owned, including his auto repair and glass supply shops, and joined city of Marysville Recreation Coordinator Maryke Burgess in recalling Baxter’s ritual of morning coffee at the Flapjack restaurant with his friends. “He took a real interest

in me and this place when I started working here 10 years ago,” said Burgess, who works out of the Ken Baxter Community Center. “It’s unusual to name a building like this after a living person, but it was great that our namesake could stop by. He cared about what happened here. He wanted to make sure this center was serving seniors and the community.” According to Burgess, she and Baxter shared many morning conversations together at the center, after his regular breakfasts at the Flapjack, and she considers herself fortunate to have received the insights of his experiences as a local busi-

“It’s unusual to name a building like this after a living person, but it was great that our namesake could stop by.” Maryke Burgess Ken Baxter Community Center nessman and a member of the City Council. “He visited with all the city leaders,” Burgess said. “He would shoot the breeze with them, but it was also that he took pride in his community. His interest in this city didn’t just end with his time on the Council.”

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M a r i ly n K a t h r y n (Jensen) Lane joined the Lord Jesus Christ on February 14, 2012 after a 13 year battle with dementia/ Alzheimer’s. Marilyn was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, April 2, 1939 to Art and Maxine Jensen. The family later moved to Darrington, Snohomish and Marysville. Marilyn, graduated from Marysville High School where she was student body president and participated in music and other extracurricular activities. She graduated in education from Western Washington University and did graduate studies at the University of Washington. Marilyn taught in Everett, Sumner and Kent. Marilyn married Larry Lane in 1961 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Everett. Over the years they resided in Marysville, Puyallup and Kent. After retirement, they split their time between Fountain Hills, Arizona and Lake Goodwin, Washington. She enjoyed both downhill and cross country skiing, as well as roller skating and hiking. Marilyn played the piano, and was a church organist. She taught Sunday school and especially enjoyed bringing God’s word to young children. For several years, Marilyn was a caregiver for her mother, Maxine.

She spent many years in Bible Study Fellowship in Everett and Kent. She enjoyed being a student, an instructor, and valued the friendships she developed through the years. She went to Israel twice on study missions with instructors and friends. In 2000, she followed Apostle Paul’s Missionary Travels through Greece and Turkey. She was a member of Anchor of Hope Community Church (a Church of Lutheran Brethren) in Stanwood and Christ’s Church in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Marilyn loved to dance both in college and after. She enjoyed folk dancing in Arizona, especially at Christian Jewish Passover celebrations. Marilyn loved being a member of Arcadian’s Ballroom Dancing group in the Seattle area. More than all of her various travels and activities, the thing that brought her the most joy in life was her relationship with God, her family and grandchildren. Marilyn often said at family

gatherings, “Oh good, all of my favorite people are here.” Even in the late stages of her disease, she was known to say this as family came to visit her. Children had a special place in her heart, as when the grandchildren hugged and kissed Marilyn, she would light up like no other time. Her family will remember her for her spontaneous and adventurous spirit and the one who encourage them to go for their dreams. We will miss her dearly. Marilyn is survived by Larry her husband of nearly 51 years; son David (Ann) Lane of Chicago; daughter Shelley (Tom) Hutley of Ridgefield, Washington; daughter Cathy (Ken) Johnson of Mount Vernon, Washington, and grandchildren; Julianne and Jonathan Hutley, and Tyler Lane. She is also survived by her brother George (Janice) Jensen of Burley, Idaho. The family would like to thank Quil Ceda Creek Manor in Marysville for their loving affection and the care they provided to Marilyn these last years as Alzheimer’s took its toll. A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held at 3 pm on March 3 at Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville, WA. In lieu of f lowers, memorials can be given to Guide Dogs for the Blind, PO Box 151200, San Rafael, CA 94915-1200.



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itizens should be aware of — and opposed to — House Bill 2801 and the provisions that would allow local governments to cease publishing public notices in their local newspapers. The presumed cost savings to local government is in fact false economy — there is a hidden and very dangerous cost. In trying to save money, local governments would curtail access to the legislative process, and ensure that fewer — rather than more — citizens know what their representatives are up to. The publishing of public notices in newspapers of record dates to 1789, when the first Congress required publication of its bills, orders, resolutions and votes in at least three generally available newspapers. The founders recognized that government should not be the gatekeepers of its own information. So their purpose was to require government to report its actions to citizens in a medium independent of government influence or control: the newspaper. It was good policy then, and it remains good policy today. Publishing legal notices in a newspaper of record ensures that decisions related to public debt, ordinances and laws, zoning, taxation and quality of life — all matters of compelling and perpetual public interest — are made with transparency. Legal notices empower the public to get involved in the process. And they contribute to a reservoir of archived material in a form that cannot be altered, changed, hacked, hidden or manipulated after the fact. This would simply not be true of notices published exclusively online. In publishing public notices in newspapers of record, local government acknowledges that government itself carries the burden of keeping citizens informed, and that it will not shift that burden to the citizens themselves to go hunting for information. To that end, the local, general-interest newspaper remains the vehicle with the widest reach to the widest cross-section of the community. And we can prove it. Sound Publishing, which owns a number of publications in Washington including The Arlington Times and The Marysville Globe, alone reaches 700,000 Washington households through our print publications. Our colleagues from SEE NOTICES, PAGE 5 THE MARYSVILLE


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Two windows on the world A ny WINCO shopper understands that a lot of people from far places now call Marysville and Arlington home. They’ve become our neighbors but we don’t know much about their homelands, strange-sounding languages or cultures they left behind. Curiosity about such things makes me travel. So many places to visit and so little time. I try to leave home with a head full of questions about new destinations, hoping they might shed light on issues that plague our planet. It happens that after time away, I return home with even more questions. Though every part of the earth is no more than a day’s flight away, flying is so pricey that I can afford only a few weeks overseas each year. That’s not much time for exercising global questions. What to do? Newspapers help but there happen to be other closer-tohome ways than overseas travel for checking out what’s going on around the globe. First are international film festivals that pull together documentaries and feature films produced in upwards of a hundred nations. A lot of them don’t make the cut but those that do are good indicators of how other people think and are concerned about. Whisking from one foreign film to the next is a bit like riding a magic carpet from one culture to another. Seattle has an outstanding international film festival and even Everett has started its own. Personally, I much prefer the



one in Palm Springs. Known as PSIF, It fills the first full week of January which gives a welcome respite from the PNW’s wintry chill. And it’s not jammed into a downtown environment. One of PSIF’s best documentaries for 2011 showed the new president of the Maldives, a tiny island nation with an average elevation of 1.5 meters, single-handedly changing the direction of the Copenhagen conference on global warming. As to creative feature films, my vote went to Argentina for a pair of winners. One was set in mountainous cattle country in the far south and the other was filmed almost entirely in the cab of a logging truck. No use describing them. You have to see them yourself to appreciate the quality and sensitivity of foreign filmmakers. It was disappointing to witness the growing sexual sleaziness among trendy European film makers. They’ve taken to tossing in garment-rending, groping, nothing-left-to-the-imagination preliminaries to, yup, there they go again. The almost identical scene was played out in three otherwise worthwhile films. It was rather like directors of action films competing for mayhem and explosion honors. But again, even the sleaze told of what’s happening on the other side of the Atlantic. Yuck.

Another documentary showed Donald Trump being somewhat humbled when his bulldozer approach to planting a resort on pristine Scottish coastland ran into opposition. I surprised myself by getting caught up in a bio-pic that followed the life and career of Diana Vreeland, editor of Harpers and Vogue. The ladies in our group had to drag me to that showing because a guy like me shouldn’t spend time on an editor of fashion magazines. Surprise! Vreeland proved to be totally fascinating, bigger than life, one of a kind visionary with enough charisma to supercharge everyone who worked with her. Film festivals are full of surprises. The other window on the world is found at Whistler Mountain, north of Vancouver, B.C. While Vancouver is rightly called the Pacific Coast’s foremost melting pot, Whistler is even more so. Time was when Whistler catered to lilly-white PNW skiers, largely Norwegians and descendants of other European skiing cultures. That was a time of White supremacy when the up-scale earning power of Whites let them monopolize pricey pastimes like skiing and golf and yachting. I’ve been managing to make low-budget trips to Whistler for thirty nears now, and oh my, how it’s changed. Last month I helped guide a couple’s new Mercedes into a parking garage slot under Whistler’s Cascade Lodge where I enjoy special rates. They said SEE WINDOWS, PAGE 5

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NOTICES FROM PAGE 4 newspaper organizations around the state maintain commensurately broad distribution within their own communities. This is not “theoretical” reach, a “potential” audience that may or may not find its way to notices posted on a government website. This is actual reach, to readers who are active and interested and engaged in the community around them — and most certainly in local government affairs. Not all citizens have computers, or smartphones, and not all have access to the web. Indeed, there are cost barriers to entry into, and participation in, today’s world of digital communication. But anyone — everyone — can at any time go down to the public library or the coffee shop, pick up the community newspaper and find out through the public notices what their government is up to. Affordable, egalitarian and very popular, general interest newspapers provide pre-

WINDOWS FROM PAGE 4 (in English) that they were from Mainland China, had rented the car in Vancouver and intended to ski for ten days. Wow. That’s more than $2,000 each. It seems only yesterday that Mao’s cultural warriors sent educated Chinese into the country for “re-education.” And now Whistler is all but overrun by Asian capitalists living the good life.


cisely what government needs most — a direct and demonstrable conduit to its citizens. This issue really comes down to a philosophical question: Should government take its information to the people, or should government make the people come looking for that information, through a maze of agency and departmental websites? We believe — and we are confident Washington citizens agree — that government at all levels has an affirmative obligation to take its information to the people — to make that extra effort, to ensure that public notices are not just “available,” but also widely seen and widely read. House Bill 2801 flouts that obligation, and it should be rejected. The Legislature had the wisdom to dismiss similar legislation last session, and should demonstrate that same wisdom today. Contact Scott Frank, Managing Editor of The Arlington Times and The Marysville Globe, via email at or phone at 360-649-1300.

While films at the Palm Springs festival portray life and conditions of a crosssection of society, Whistler is largely a playground for one-percenters. Having once been voted the top ski destination in the world, jet-setters flood to its posh hotels and pricey bistros. Meanwhile, we representatives of local color get to share slopes with the rich and famous. It’s one thing for filmmakers to display the reality of homelands where average

annual wages are less than $2,000. It is quite another to rub shoulders with travelers from those same places spending the same amount for a week of skiing. The lesson learned was that no matter how gross income inequality may be in the United States, there are third-world places where it is even worse.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Support the Lakewood School District levies We are writing today to urge voters in the Lakewood School District to vote “YES” on April 17 for the Replacement School Programs and Operation Levy and the Capital Projects and Technology Levy. As taxpayers and employees of the Lakewood School District we would like to share why we are planning on voting for these two levy propositions. Our three children went through the Lakewood school system and all three had very positive experiences. They had teachers that took the time to know them individually and guide them to reach their full potential. The current and future students of the Lakewood School District need the same opportunity afforded to our children. Given the legislative failure to fully support education in our state, it is unfortunately left to us as citizens to secure the education of our children.

We need to ensure our children continue to receive quality educations by offering quality programs with manageable class sizes that promote student achievement. The Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy helps bridge the gap between what the state provides and what it actually costs to educate our students. It’s important to do the right thing for our future generation, but also for ourselves. Good schools and good communities are a sound investment. Please join us in voting yes on Lakewood’s two propositions that will be on the April 17 ballot. Thank you, Steve and Robin Barker Lakewood

Food Bank thanks community for support Those of us at the Arlington Food Bank wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the organizations who were involved in helping us with

our holiday food drive. It was with the assistance of those in the Arlington and Lakewood School Districts and the Arlington Fire Department’s Santa Run, along with considerable support from the food drives at our local grocery stores, that we received substantial food donations which made the holiday food drive a huge success. Overall, our community enabled us to assist more than 300 families for this past holiday season. Your kindness helped so many who have so little. We would also like to convey our appreciation to those who gave a hand in moving the Arlington Food Bank to our temporary building. We could not function as a community service organization without the help of our community. And without everyone’s support, we would not have been nor continue to be successful in helping those in need. Again, we thank you. Dori Spear Food Drive Coordinator Arlington Food Bank

How to write a responsible state budget

ost responsible families live within a budget. Beginning with their income levels, they plan how to pay for bills, such as the mortgage, rent, utility payments, groceries, gasoline, prescription drugs, etc. They prioritize their spending, save money if they are able, and put needs ahead of wants to stay out of financial trouble. They live within their means. Unfortunately, the Legislature has not been as responsible. Wellintentioned people in state government have created program after program, built within the operating budget. If there’s not enough money for these services, majority Democrats in the Legislature have sought more revenue through tax or fee increases to sustain them — or have threatened to decimate the most important functions of government, such as educating kids. While some may argue this is a simplistic view of a complicated issue, it’s essentially why the state budget is having repeated shortfalls. State government has tried to be everything to everyone and the problem has caught up to us. We can no longer afford for the Legislature to overspend and force taxpayers to cover resulting shortfalls — especially in this difficult

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Rep. Dan Kristiansen

economy. Washington has nearly $2 billion more in revenue projected than in the previous budget cycle. And yet in November, the governor said taxpayers must give up another half-billion dollars or she’ll drastically cut government’s most essential services. My House Republican colleagues and I reject budgeting that holds taxpayers hostage. We believe responsible budgeting begins by funding the most important needs first and living within existing revenue. This year, House Republicans crafted a supplemental operating budget based on the “priorities of government” model that former Gov. Gary Locke used nearly 10 years ago. Brought forth in November 2002, Locke said, “We are looking at what matters most to Washington citizens. We are focusing on results that people want and need, prioritizing those results,

and funding those results with the money we have.” House Republicans identified three core services as priorities of government: education, public safety and protection of the state’s most vulnerable citizens. Constitutionally, education is the state’s paramount duty. The state Supreme Court recently ruled the state must “amply provide for the education of all Washington children as the state’s first and highest priority before any other state programs or operations.” We took that seriously and proposed to fund education first in a separate budget as our state’s highest priority. Our education budget would: n Spend $580 million more than the governor on K-12 education — and $375 million more than the House Democrats’ budget proposal; n Fully fund levy equalization for schools in areas with lower property values; n Fund a full 180-day school year; n Maintain current funding for all-day kindergarten; and n Include important reforms and accountability. In contrast, the House Democrats’ budget proposes to delay payment of $405 million to schools until the next budget cycle, including $75

million from levy equalization. This is like floating a check — purchasing something now and hoping you’ll have the money when the next paycheck comes in. But it starts the next budget year almost a half-billion dollars in deficit. A Seattle Times newspaper editorial said, “These are irresponsible stopgap measures.” The House Republican budget also would ensure public safety by: n Funding community supervision without reductions or early release (the House Democrats’ proposal would reduce sex offender supervision from 36 months to 24 months); n Funding gang violence prevention (not in the House Democrats’ budget); and n Providing $37 million more in public safety funding than the House Democrats’ proposal. Taking care of our most vulnerable citizens remains House Republicans’ other priority. Our budget would: n Fully fund critical access hospitals (House Democrats propose a $13.4 million reduction, potentially closing some critical care hospitals in rural areas around the state); n Maintain funding for adult day health services (House Democrats propose a 20 percent cut); n Maintain funding for sup-

ported employment for the developmentally disabled (House Democrats would eliminate state-only employment services); and n Provide $45 million more than the House Democrats’ proposal. There are many differences between the proposals (view them at Most notably is that House Republicans prioritize spending for the most essential services of government ­ placing needs ahead of wants — and eliminating programs that don’t work, are inefficient or are non-essential services. The House Democrat plan also seeks to cut local government funding and provide more local taxing authority — which means probable tax increases at the local level. That’s not responsible budgeting either. House Republicans have shown the Legislature can write a responsible budget by funding the priorities of government — without devastating cuts, without gimmicks, without tax increases, and by living within our means, just as you and your family must do at home.

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, can be contacted at 360-786-7967 or e-mail him through his website at


February 29, 2012

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Arlington police looking for robbery suspect BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

ARLINGTON — A lockdown on five Arlington schools was imposed and lifted in the wake of an armed robbery in downtown

Arlington on Thursday, Feb. 23. At the request of Arlington Police, the Eagle Creek and Presidents elementary schools were locked down, along with the Haller and

Post middle schools and the Stillaguamish Valley School, from 11:35 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. after a latte stand at the corner of N. Olympic Avenue and Division Street was robbed, according to

Andrea Conley, public information officer for the Arlington Public Schools. Conley added that the Arlington School District’s main offices were also locked down during that

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time. “The K-9 search showed the robber had headed away from the schools,” Conley said of the female suspect, who reportedly displayed a dark-colored pistol at the latte stand and demanded cash. “We used our ‘Connect Ed’ system to contact our staff and families through emails and voice-mails.” By the time Arlington Police arrived on the scene of the robbery at 11:28 a.m., roughly one minute after it was reported, the robbery suspect had fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the victim. The suspect was described as a white woman in her late 40s to early 50s, wearing blue jeans and a black wool pea coat, with long, light brown hair with some gray in a ponytail, and likely has brown eyes. She stands between 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and weighs 120 pounds. She was

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This sketch shows the suspect in the Feb. 23 robbery in downtown Arlington. described as skinny with a long, narrow face and an olive-toned complexion clear of any acne. The suspect’s whereabouts remain unknown at this time. Anyone with information relevant to this investigation is encouraged to contact the Arlington Police Department Investigations Unit at 360-403-3400.

Community invited to ‘Paint the Town Purple’ ARLINGTON — Arlington’s “Amazing Race,” the Purple Pooch Parade and an electric lights parade will be among the featured activities at Arlington’s third annual “Paint the Town Purple” event on March 3. Festivities will run from 1-5 p.m. at the former Unique Interiors building, at the intersection of Third Street and Olympic Avenue, and at Magnolia Hall. Both locations will feature entertainment and team fundraising booths. The second season of Arlington’s “Amazing Race” will be held from 2-4 p.m., with registration beginning at the Olympic Avenue site at 1:30 p.m. Teams of two to four people will get clues and race around Arlington to perform tasks, find items and take pictures at various locations. Each team is required to have a car and a camera cell phone. An entry fee will be charged. Four-legged friends will have a chance to strut their stuff at the Purple Pooch Parade, whose registration begins at 2:30 p.m. at Magnolia Hall. The regis-

tration fee is $5 and the first 50 dogs will receive a purple bandana. Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories. Arlington businesses are being encouraged to decorate their storefronts and display windows with purple. Prizes for the best purple display and the bestdressed “purple person” will also be awarded. Participants will have an opportunity to have their picture taken with characters from “Beauty and the Beast” at the Olympic Avenue site, courtesy of the Arlington High School Drama Department. Arlington restaurants are also being encouraged to offer “Purple Plate Specials,” and several are donating a portion of their proceeds to this year’s Arlington Relay For Life. The day’s activities will conclude with the Disney-themed electric lights parade at 6:30 p.m. on Olympic Avenue. Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Cinderella and Snow White will be featured guests in the parade, along with many lighted vehicles and walking groups.

February 29, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe


LEGAL NOTICES SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: MARGARET HANSON, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00130-3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE NAMED BELOW has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1 )(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: February 15, 2012 Margaret Larson, Personal Representative Attorney for Personal Representative: David E. Duskin, WSBA #5598 Address for Mailing or Service: P.O. Box 188 22422 S.R. 9 N.E. Arlington, WA 98223 Published: February 15, 22, 29, 2012. #584153

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: LONNIE J. KING, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00129-0 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE NAMED BELOW has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1 )(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: February 15, 2012 Carolyn J. Ruble, Personal Representative Attorney for Personal Representative: David E. Duskin, WSBA #5598 Address for Mailing or Service:

P.O. Box 188 22422 S.R. 9 N.E. Arlington, WA 98223 Published: February 15, 22, 29, 2012. # 584160 SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: AILENE POORTINGA, Deceased. NO. 12-4-00182-6 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION: February 29, 2012 Peter Poortinga, Personal Representative Attorney for Personal Representative: David E. Duskin, WSBA #5598 Address for Mailing or Service: P.O. Box 188 22422 S.R. 9 N.E. Arlington, WA 98223 Court of probate proceedings and cause number: Snohomish County Superior Court, Cause No. 12-4-00182-6 Published: February 29, March 7, 14, 2012. #587585

HOW TO USE THIS BULLETIN To learn more about a project: • Call the planner assigned to the project. • Review project file at Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) 2nd Floor Customer Service Center, Administration Building East. • Permit Center and Record Center Hours are 8:00 a.m. to Noon & 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday CLOSED on Thursdays Please call ahead to be certain the project file is available. Please Note: submittals of projects are now taken by appointment only To comment on a project: • Submit written comments to PDS at the address below. All comments received prior to issuance of a department decision or recommendation will be reviewed. To ensure that comments are addressed in the decision or recommendation, they should be received by PDS before the end of the published comment period. • Comments on a project scheduled for a hearing before the hearing examiner, may be made by submitting them to PDS prior to the open record hearing. • PDS only publishes the decisions that are required by

Snohomish County Code. Persons will receive notice of all decisions that they have submitted written comment on, regardless of whether or not they are published. To appeal a decision: • Department decisions (including SEPA threshold determinations): submit a written appeal and the $500 filing fee to PDS prior to the close of the appeal period. Refer to SCC 30.71.050(5) for details on what must be included in a written appeal. • A SEPA appeal also requires that an affidavit or declaration be filed with the hearing examiner within seven days of filing the appeal, pursuant to SCC 30.61.305(1). HOW TO REACH US: The Customer Service Center for the Snohomish County Planning and Development Services is located on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building East, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 604, Everett WA 98201 425-388-3311 TTY PDS Web Site address listed below: for more information type in keyword PDSNotice --------------------------------NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE File Name: Legler Short Plat File Number: 06-100727-000-00-SP Description of Proposal: 4 lot short plat on 25.1 acre parcel. A SEPA determination is requried because 3,200 cubic yards of cut and 3,200 cubic yards of fill is proposed, and for forest practices. There are 3 Type 5 streams, a Category 3 forested wetland, and slopes in excess of 33% on site. Critical areas will not be impacted by the development. Location: 12419 SMOKES RD ARLINGTON, In Section 17, Township 32 North, Range 6 East, W.M., Snohomish County Washington. Tax Account Number: 320617-004-004-00 Applicant: William & Linda Legler Date of application/Completeness date: May 23, 2007 Approvals required: Preliminary Short Plat Approval Concurrency: The development has been deemed concurrent. This concurrency decision may be appealed pursuant to Chapter 30.66B.180. The decision applying a traffic impact fee under Chapter 30.66B may be appealed pursuant to Chapter 30.66B.370. Lead Agency: Snohomish County Planning & Development Services Threshold Determination: The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable, significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is NOT required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review by Snohomish County of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with this agency and such information is adopted herein by reference. This information is available for public review upon request. The lead agency has determined that the requirements for environmental analysis, protection, and mitigation measures have been adequately addressed in the development regulations and comprehensive plan adopted under chapter 36.70A RCW, and in other applicable local, state, or federal laws or rules, as provided by RCW 43.21C.240 and WAC 197-11-158. Our agency will not require any additional mitigation measures under SEPA. This Determination of Nonsignificance is issued under WAC 197-11-340 (2) and is subject to a 14 day comment period. Written comments

may be submitted to the lead agency at the address below. Comments must be received by March 12, 2012. APPEALS: This DNS may be appealed pursuant to the requirements of Section 30.61.300 SCC and Chapter 2.02 SCC. The fourteen (14) day appeal period commences on the date of publication of notice. Any appeal must be addressed to the County Hearing Examiner, accompanied by a filing fee of $500.00, and be filed in writing at the Customer Support Center on the 2nd Floor, County Administration Building East, Everett, WA. The appeal must be received by March 12, 2012. The appeal must contain the items set forth in 30.71.050(5) SCC as follows: (a) Facts demonstrating that the person is aggrieved by the decision; (b) A concise statement identifying each alleged inadequacy in the threshold determination; (c) The specific relief requested; and (d) Any other information rea-

sonably necessary to make a decision on appeal. Please note that failure to file a timely and complete appeal including all the above items shall constitute waiver of all rights to an administrative appeal under county code. In addition to the above requirements, SCC 30.61.305(1) also requires that any person filing an appeal of a threshold determination made pursuant to this chapter shall file with the hearing examiner, within seven days of filing the appeal, a sworn affidavit or declaration demonstrating facts and evidence, that, if proven, would demonstrate that the issuance of the threshold determination was clearly erroneous. Project Manager: Ed Caine, 425-388-3311, ext. 2961 Project Manager e-mail: Date of Notice: February 29, 2012 Published: February 29, 2012. #588366

LEGAL NOTICES To place a Legal Notice, please call 360-659-1300 or e-mail tlemke@ View all legals on-line at: www.arlington


Answers for puzzles from last week will be available in next week’s publication Kenneth Dean Baxter May 22, 1928 — February 20, 2012

Kenneth Dean Baxter, loving husband, dad, brother, grandfather, greatgrandfather went to heaven to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and his daughter Diane on February 20, 2012 due to complications from a broken hip. Ken was born on May 22, 1928 in Langley, Washington to Grace and Arthur Baxter. Ken was the third son, joining his brothers Virgil and Gene and a few years later sister Lois was born. The family moved to Tulalip and had a dairy farm at Tulalip Bay. Ken attended Marysville Schools and in the fall of 1945 he left school and joined the Merchant Marine and served in the Aleutian Islands with the Army Harbor Crafts. After the service Ken received his Journeyman’s certificate in auto mechanics. In 1946 Ken bought his first race car and joined Washington Roadster Racing Association. He raced until 1953 at Aurora in Seattle with his pit crew Dale Cox, Mike Stretch, Ralph Brantner, and Murray Moulton, winning many races. Ken began his first auto repair garage in 1950 and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War in September 1950 serving stateside. In August 1952 Ken married Joann Ulrich and they had four children, Diane, Kevin, Gary and Marianne before moving to Marysville in 1959. Ken and his brother Virgil started Baxter’s Auto Repair in 1957. In 1962 Ken started Marysville Glass Company on 1st Street, and in 1967, he added the RV business, Marysville Trailer Sales Supply and Repair. Ken joined the Marysville Volunteer Fire Department

in 1960 and served as Captain and Assistant Chief. In 1977 he resigned to serve the City of Marysville as council member and mayor pro-tem for 26 years. Ken helped organize Fire District #27 on Hat Island and served as Deputy Fire Chief and consultant. He also served on the Board of Directors of Marysville Fire District 12. From 1956 to 1976, Ken served in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary, as Vice Commander and other various positions, including fire safety. He was a member of the American Legion and Marysville Historical Society. In 1978 Ken and Joann bought property on Hat Island and he started a septic systems installation and land clearing business. They enjoyed their vacation home and many friends on Hat Island. They loved their vacations to Portugal, Panama Canal cruise, Hawaiian Islands cruise, especially their three-month summer cruise to Ketchikan, Alaska on their beloved 45-foot troller, Sea Lark, and many boating trips with family and friends in the Puget Sound and Canadian waters. Ken’s favorite hobbies were fishing, hunting, gardening on his farm, and boating. Survived by his loving wife, Joann, his Schnauzer companion Grizzly, and his sons, Kevin and Gary (Jan), and his daughter, Marianne (Michael), and 13 grandchildren

and 9 great-children. Survived by Diane’s family, Andrea (Jason) and their children Dylan and Ryan; Amy; Steven (Amy) and their children Stephanie, Brady, Sarah, and baby Caiden due in May; and Scott. Kevin’s family Shawna; James (Heather) and their children, Brenden and Hunter; Heather (Justin) and their daughter K.C. Marie, daughter in law Kathy Baxter. Gary and Jan’s family Joshua, David and Michael. Marianne and Michael’s family Shaunnacy (Chris), RoryJac and KatyAnn. Also survived by his brothers Virgil (Marie), Gene (Bonnie), and his sister, Lois (Conard) Brade, sister in law and brother in law, John and Vera Miller, and Roger Boden, and their extended families. Preceded in death by daughter Diane (April 10, 2011), parents, Grace and Arthur Baxter, sister-in-law Colleen, nephew Ron, and in-laws Dick and Merle Boden, In lieu of flowers, donations to the Marysville Fire Fighters Association are greatly appreciated. The family would like to sincerely thank Providence Hospital and their caring staff, and Marysville Fire Fighters for their help and caring in our time of need. Public viewing has been changed to March 2, 2012 from noon to 1 pm at the Church of Nazarene. Celebration of Life is March 2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 8240 64th St NE Marysville WA. Further information email KenJoan@comcast. net.


THE SPORTS PAGE The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe

February 29, 2012

‘Tip a Tip’ benefits local Boys & Girls clubs BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

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Everett Silvertips mascot Lincoln gets comfortable next to Arlington fan Becki Toop during the team’s ‘Tip a Tip’ night on Feb. 22.

LAKEWOOD — Arlington’s Becki Toop was a bit shy around team mascot Lincoln on Feb. 22, but mom Danika noted that it wasn’t for a lack of enthusiasm for the Everett Silvertips, since the family holds season tickets. Moreover, that Wednesday evening was the Toops’ second time attending a “Tip a Tip” night at Boston’s Gourmet Pizza Restaurant. “The girls really enjoy it, even if they’re too old to say so,” Danika Toop laughed. “It’s very nice that they do this for the community.” The Silvertips’ second “Tip a Tip” of the 2011-12 season yielded $373, according to Travis Huntington, director of broadcasting and public relations for the team. Combined with the proceeds from Mill Creek, he estimated that the two “Tip a Tip” events this season yielded a total of about $800 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County. “We try to take every opportunity to pitch in for worthy local organizations,” said Huntington, who reported that 14 players turned out for “Tip a Tip” at Boston’s in Lakewood. Stanwood Silvertips fan Betty Bauman got center Ryan Chynoweth

to join his teammates in autographing the jersey she wore to dinner that evening, making him part of her informal tradition of getting different jerseys autographed by the full lineups of each season’s teams. Meanwhile, young fans Tekoah and Eddie Holland came from Lake Goodwin in spite of the day’s rain to get posters and pucks autographed, just as they’d gotten shirts autographed last year. “My son’s been inspired by the team to try and become a hockey player,” said Eddie Holland Sr. “My daughter wants to be a figure skater after seeing them. My sister got us into the Tips.” “Our fans are crazy passionate, but really nice,” said Chynoweth, a 16-year-old native of British Columbia who’s found his new home-away-from-home a bit more rainy and less snowy than he’s used to back in Canada. “Being on this team is a great experience, and it’s nice to be able to give back to the local community like this. It’s fun to see the fans, and when they ask us to autograph things like jerseys, posters, T-shirts and even phones, it’s a huge honor. Just being able to put on this jersey every day is everything I’d hoped it would be.”

Rampage help raise cancer awareness BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Boys & Girls Club’s basketball court was nearly the site of a come-from-behind victory on Sunday, Feb. 26, as the ABA Washington Rampage recovered from a nearly twoto-one point deficit to the Pro Sport Assassins to come within four points of their score by the final buzzer. While the Assassins still edged out the Rampage by 118114 in the end, both teams considered their match-up a victory for breast cancer awareness. The game was co-sponsored by Denny’s and Bob’s restaurants, and was organized in conjunction with Teresa Bates, president of the Marysville Performing Arts Center. Although the proceeds are still being added up, admission was $5 per person and went to support the game’s cause, which was also represented that afternoon by “Queens for a Cure.” Victoria Knight, co-founder of the beauty pageant which benefits breast cancer programs such as Susan G. Komen for

the Cure, attended the game accompanied by state Supreme Queen Alexa McNaughton, 10, who raised $3,000 to benefit breast cancer research and treatment, and Queen of Queens Samantha Schubert, 13, whose own fundraising efforts enlisted the aid of the Seattle Sounders. “It’s huge when communities can tie the cause to popular sporting events,” said Knight, who plans to honor Kinshasa Martin, the Rampage’s team owner, for his efforts to combat breast cancer later this year. “He’s done all he can do to help. Just raising awareness is important because early detection is one of the biggest ways to prevent breast cancer.” Martin, in turn, presented a flower to Bates for being “the sweetheart of the night” for her role in making the benefit game happen. While Martin asserted that she was “the backbone” of the event, Bates was quick to praise the Rampage in turn for its growth over the course of the past year, with increased attendance that she attributed to crowd-pleasing attractions

such as audience-participation games between quarters and a DJ to provide music during play. Rampage coach Chuck Fraine is no stranger to contributing to breast cancer awareness and prevention, since the disease has touched his own family. “I can’t say enough about this cause,” said Fraine, who’s donated to breast cancer charities through youth organizations and fellow sports professionals. “I’m a big charity guy anyway.” Fraine expressed just as much enthusiasm about the nearturnaround of the day’s game, which saw his team down by nearly 30 points at the halftime. “We got a lazy start and weren’t playing with intensity, but many of our players weren’t used to playing together,” Fraine said. “At the half, we were hard on ourselves and made the decision that we would come back from that deep hole. Ultimately, I don’t think we lost so much as we ran out of time.” The Rampage’s next game is set for Saturday, March 3, at the Marysville Boys & Girls Club.

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The Rampage’s Mike Boyle drives to the basket.

February 29, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe


Red Cross helps Stillaguamish Senior Center presents military families ‘Healing Power of Humor’ workshop SMOKEY POINT — A free workshop series entitled “The Healing Power of Humor,” conducted by Ellis Waller-Walker, will start Thursday, March 1, and will continue through four consecutive Thursdays in March. Waller-Walker teaches courses at Coastline Community College and has had extensive experience in the field of gerontology. She

has received multiple awards in the field, having spent her career devoted to teaching and senior care. This workshop helps people find the positive in everyday life. Seeing the humor in situations sometimes takes work and an ability to look at the mundane in a unique and alternative way. Through this workshop, participants can learn how to apply creative thinking

techniques, reframe negative situations, appreciate the moment, develop the creative sides of their personalities and laugh at themselves. The workshop will take

place at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington, from 10 a.m. to noon on March 1, 8, 15 and 22. To sign up, call 360653-4551, ext. 234.

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environment. For those who are deployed far away, military personnel and their families face a continual pattern of separation and reunification. Picking up the threads of family life after a separation can challenge even the strongest family units. Some of these challenges may include: n Readjusting to partners who assumed new roles during the separation. n Engaging children who have matured and may resent additional oversight. n Re-establishing bonds with spouses, partners and children. n Readjusting to the returning service member’s daily presence in their lives. n Realigning family decision-making processes. n Redefining family routines. n Coping with long-term health problems following deployments. To register, call Bev Walker at 425-740-2320 or 425-3044477, or email her at


EVERETT — The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering a new workshop called “Reconnections” for veterans returning from deployments, as well as their family members. This workshop is designed to meet the unique needs of the veterans who participate, and facilitator Rick Fuhrman will help the group decide what topics to cover and what resources are included. The first in the series of five workshops runs from 6:308:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, in the third floor classroom of the American Red Cross office at 2530 Lombard Ave. in Everett. All workshops will focus on skills-building to enhance the likelihood of positive reconnections between armed forces personnel and their families following a military deployment. “Deployments are a fact of life in the military,” said Chuck Morrison, director of the Snohomish County Red Cross. “Whether a service member’s absence is due to a training exercise, sea duty, combat or unaccompanied duty in a remote location, separation and reunification pose unique opportunities as well as challenges for all family members. The American Red Cross, with support from Walmart, developed a series of workshops to assist all military families in managing the family’s readjustment to the service member’s return.” Actively licensed and specially trained Red Cross mental health professionals will lead participants through information and discussions designed to help them identify and respond to the challenges of transitioning back to a changed family dynamic. The workshops are designed for service members and their spouses, as well as children, parents, siblings and significant others. Topics will include communicating clearly, exploring stress and trauma, identifying depression, relating to children and working through anger. Participants have the option of choosing any or all of the workshops. Each workshop is approximately two hours in length. Participants can take them in any order and select those most applicable to their situation. Workshops are free to military members and their families, and occur in a supportive and confidential

February 29, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe

‘Hands on Health Fair’ highlights services BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

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Arlington-based registered nurse and “Organ Lady” Kathy Ketchum holds up a container full of gallstones during “InsideOut: The Original Organ Show” at the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett on Feb. 25.

EVERETT — The new Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center served as the centerpiece of the Providence Regional Medical Center’s “Hands-On Health Fair” in its Cymbaluk Medical Tower in Everett on Saturday, Feb. 25. Preston Simmons, chief operating officer of the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, explained that its Vascular Surgery program has become even more robust since the opening of its Wound Healing Center within the past month. Ruth Henderson, licensed practical nurse and hyperbaric chamber technician, answered visitors’ questions about the Wound Healing Center’s hyperbaric medical chamber, whose features include curtains for privacy and a TV for patients to watch shows or movies during their two-hour treatment periods. “This chamber helps with diabetic foot ulcers, burns, carbon monoxide poisoning, bone infections and radiation damage from cancer treatments,” Henderson said. “It forces oxygen into wounds and other tissues at high pressure, and improves circulation by giving the lungs more concentrated oxygen to feed the bloodstream. It’s actually been shown to build brand new capillary blood vessels, and flesh-

eating viruses can’t grow with that amount of oxygen.” While some visitors wondered whether the inside of the chamber might feel claustrophobic for some patients, Henderson reported that many patients express disappointment when their sessions end. “There’s no demands on them inside that chamber,” Henderson said. “Besides, I’m in constant contact with them, right outside the chamber.” In the main “Hands-On Health Fair” area, more than 30 interactive information booths provided services and demonstrations such as training mannequins to teach CPR, bicycle helmet-fittings and car seat measurements, flu shots, and screenings for blood pressure and diabetic foot ulcers. Arlington-based registered nurse and “Organ Lady” Kathy Ketchum was even on site, with her table full of human organs, to present “InsideOut: The Original Organ Show,” albeit to a decidedly older audience than she typically addresses at area schools. Cardiac surgeon Dr. Joseph Austin, who successfully treated a teenage girl for a knife wound to the heart last fall, discussed attendees’ concerns about the symptoms of heart valve trouble, from shortness of breath to lack of stamina, as well as the likely course of treatment. “The doctors will listen for a heart murmur, then refer the patient for an

echocardiogram if one turns up,” Austin said. “If your heart’s valves are failing, it’s a condition you were born with or developed. It’s not like blocked arteries, which are avoidable.” Harvinder Bedi and Gary Wickman, who manned the echocardiography booth at the fair, summed it up as cardiac ultrasound carried out through a variety of methods, from putting a probe down the patient’s throat to check the back of their heart to conducting stress tests which record how each chamber of the heart functions before and after exertion. Austin noted that many open heart surgeries can now be avoided through the use of robotic probes, which can enter through a small incision in the side of a patient’s ribs. “It’s less traumatic than opening the breastbone, so patients tend to recover much faster from surgery,” Austin said. Dr. Clifford Rogers has already taken advantage of such technology as part of his gynecological surgeries. He invited fair attendees to look through the 3-D viewer of the da Vinci Surgical System, which allows surgeons to manipulate flexible and adjustable surgical robot arms through handson controls. “Two out of every three pelvic operations required me to make big incisions before,” Rogers said. “Now, I only need to do that in 3-5 percent of those operations.”



February 29, 2012

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Worship Directory


Marysville Free Methodist Church



6715 Grove St., Marysville • 360-659-7117 Hillside Christian Preschool 360-659-8957 Classic Worship Celebration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:15 a.m. Kidz’ Zone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00a.m. Casual Worship Celebration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00a.m. Oasis Service, Family Style (Wednesday) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00p.m. Student Ministries (Jr . High-Wednesday) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Student Ministries (Sr . High-Thursday) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m.



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Join us Sunday evenings at 5 pm for Don Patton’s video presentation on the scientific evidence that supports the Biblical account of creation and the flood. Don presents the other side of the story concerning the fossil record and the theory of evolution. This series is a real faith builder as you see the hard evidence that supports the claims of the Bible. We will be presenting this video series on Sunday evenings through March. 360-939-2080

The Smokey Point Church Of Christ Simply Christians


8526 – 35th Ave. NE, Arlington, WA, 98223 (7/10 mile north of Smokey Point off of Smokey Pt. Blvd.) Sunday morning classes for all ages .......... 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning worship ........................... 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening worship ............................. 5:00 p.m. Wednesday night classes for all ages ......... 7:00 p.m.

First Baptist Church


5th and French, Arlington • 435-3040 • Worship Service ............................................................ 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages .................................................. 9 a.m. Nursery provided: Infants - 3 years old for both services Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m. • Wednesday Senior High Youth Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: Awana Visitation Wednesday: Awana and and Senior High Youth

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Early Sermon …………………………………… 8:15 a.m. Sunday School for all ages ……………………… 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Service ……………………… 10:30 a.m. (Signing for the hearing impaired. Nursery Provided.)

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ARLINGTON COMMUNITY CHURCH Meeting in Seventh Day Adventist Church 713 Talcott • Arlington

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February 29, 2012

The Arlington Times • The Marysville Globe


Local JROTC units compete in drill and rifle BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

ARLINGTON — Arlington High School hosted an assemblage of precision talent on Saturday, Feb. 25, as the Arlington Air Force and Marysville Navy Junior ROTC units joined nearly a dozen JROTC units from throughout the region in that day’s drill and rifle competition. The JROTC units were measured up in categories including color guard, unarmed and armed drill teams, individual and dual armed exhibition drills, physical fitness exams for male and female cadets, and air rifle marksmanship for teams and individuals. Marysville ranked 12th in team air rifle marksmanship and third among unarmed drill teams, while Arlington ranked sixth in the latter. Marysville and Arlington ranked seventh and eighth, respectively, among armed drill teams. Arlington ranked third for Color Guard 1 and fifth for Color Guard 2, while Marysville ranked eighth for Color Guard 1 and sixth for Color Guard 2. Arlington’s physical fitness teams ranked third and fourth, while Marysville’s ranked sixth. Marysville’s Ray Vital ranked second in the individual armed exhibition drill, while Marysville and Arlington ranked third and fourth, respectively, in the dual armed exhibition

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo

The Arlington Air Force Junior ROTC unarmed drill team steps sharp for inspectors and crowds in the stands of the Arlington High School gym. drill. Cadet Lt. Cmdr. Terryl Daguison, unit commander of the Marysville Navy JROTC and commander of its unarmed drill team, attributed the lion’s share of his self-assuredness that day to the preparation and performance levels of his teammates. “Once you’re confident that your team is ready, your stress drains down,” said Daguison, a four-year senior in the program. “I’m very proud to know they’ll keep going strong after I’ve

gone, but I wish I could spend another year with them. They’ve been like a second family to me, and I’ll miss seeing them grow up.” Daguison’s father is an enlisted sailor who’s stationed on board USS Ford, which is home-ported at Naval Station Everett but was deployed that day, which meant that the elder Daguison had to miss out on his son’s performance. “I’m proud of the sacrifices my father has made in serving his country,” said Daguison, who plans to join

the Navy and become either an aeronautical or a nuclear engineer. “It’s all about the team. That’s what makes us a success.” Cadet Lt. j.g. Jasmine Iglesias, the 2nd squad leader for the Marysville Navy JROTC, is a fellow four-year senior in the program, but unlike Daguison, she sees her time in uniform as preparing her for a civilian career. “My older sister was part of this, and I wanted to learn more about leadership,” said Iglesias, who plans to

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff Photo

Marysville Navy Junior ROTC Cadet Antony Ahmed, left, recites the general orders of a sentry for Army Spc. Mike Lopez.

become an accountant, and echoed Daguison’s description of the unit as a another family. “Terryl has become like an older brother to me, and all the other cadets call me ‘Mom.’” While the day’s exercises proved demanding, as she and her fellow cadets had to wake up early and make sure they were squared away for inspection by adult military members and the general public, Iglesias also sees the program’s challenges as rewarding to her long-term growth. “You develop commitment and integrity, and you learn to be true to yourself,” Iglesias said. “That’s why other people will trust you.” Cadet Airman 1st Class Morgan Bacon only just joined the Arlington Air Force JROTC unit as a senior, but she fell in love with it so fast that she’s stayed with her teammates even after her family moved out of town in the middle of the 2011-12 school year. “I’ve bonded with my teammates and I wanted to graduate with my friends,” said Bacon, who agreed with Iglesias that JROTC instills leadership skills and integrity in cadets, and repeated the theme of finding a sense extended family among her peers in the program. Bacon has two brothers in the Navy and one in the Army, but what finally got her to join JROTC was seeing them perform in drill and rifle competitions such as the one on Feb. 25. Although she admitted that the uniform inspections and

question-and-answer sessions in ranks are demanding, she’s found it satisfying to perform well in areas that she and her fellow cadets devote a couple of hours to just about every day. “You get really good life skills out of it,” Bacon said of JROTC. “I only wish I’d joined sooner.” Although Colton McCoy has been part of the Arlington Air Force JROTC for all four years of high school, he’s done some commuting of his own for the program, since he was going to school in Lake Stevens when he first heard about the unit. “It’s been 40 miles a day, but I’ve fallen in love with this school,” said McCoy, who also heaped praise on his JROTC instructors. “I love the structure, but also the diversity of the program. You get two science classes, two leadership classes and a PT class each week. That’s so unique.” McCoy has already seen scholarship opportunities open up because of his time in JROTC, and along with plans to attend the University of Wyoming, he also aims to become a combat or a search-and-rescue pilot in the Air Force. Either way, he looks forward to keeping the sense of camaraderie he’s developed with his teammates in school. “The pace is crazy when you’re on the drill floor and you have to remember every single step, but it’s so rewarding when we pull together as a team,” McCoy said.

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