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Strawberry Festival Royalty candidates compete March 1. Page 11


Work continues on museum BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

SPORTS: M-P downs Grizzlies at District Tournament. Page 10

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Marysville Historical Society Museum Project Manager Steve Muller and MHS President Ken Cage compare the plans for the museum structure to the facility that’s since been built.

SPORTS: Tomahawks fall in District opener. Page 10



Vol. 120, No. 33

MARYSVILLE — The walls have been raised, but the interior still needs some work on the Marysville Historical Society Museum. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, MHS President Ken Cage provided a rough forecast of the work that he expects to be completed this year, although he refrained from giving specific dates. “In August of last year, we were standing on a grassy field for a groundbreaking ceremony,” Cage said from inside the two-story museum building off Armar Road. “Now, we’re standing on the concrete floor of a lovely new building, but we’ve still got a lot left to do.” Cage explained that, while the upper floor of the museum would be mostly devoted to computers and other technology, “so that you can look up old photos,” the ground floor would feature not only historical exhibits, but also a small catering kitchen and floorspace for functions such as weddings and other large parties or community events. “This will be a real good community center, thanks to the help of Rotary,” said Cage, who also noted the support of the city of Marysville, Roy Robinson Chevrolet and Union Lumber. “It took the dedication of a lot of people’s yard sales, garage sales and bake sales just to buy this SEE MUSEUM, PAGE 2

City opts for further study of marijuana businesses BY KIRK BOXLEITNER

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville City Council voted unanimously on Monday, Feb. 10, to continue the city’s current moratorium on recreational marijuana processors, producers and retailers, while sending the issue back to the Planning Commission for further consideration. While the city’s five-member I-502 Committee failed to come to a consensus on the six alternatives presented by city staff for discussion purposes, the Planning Commission voted unanimously on Jan.

14 to recommend to the Council that they prohibit all recreational marijuana processors, producers and retailers within the city limits. However, as the current state legislative session unfolds, I-502 Committee members, such as City Council member Steve Muller, have asked how new laws might impact such a decision. “There are bills being introduced that, if passed, would allow a revenue sharing arrangement, with a percentage going SEE POT, PAGE 2

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City of Marysville Attorney Grant Weed reviews procedural points with the City Council during its Feb. 10 discussion of recreational marijuana business alternatives.

Marysville Globe, February 15, 2014  

February 15, 2014 edition of the Marysville Globe

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