Douglas Buell

Fans flock to Arlington Eagle Festival, annual winter wing ding that welcomes return of the birds

ARLINGTON – Crowds filled downtown Arlington for the Eagle Festival last weekend, an annual wing ding that welcomes the return of wintering bald eagles to… Continue reading

Year’s first blast of snow blankets Arlington; another round on the way this weekend (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Another round of accumulating snow is on the way to Arlington this weekend after the heavy snowfall that greeted football fans on Super… Continue reading

Arlington’s $96 million schools construction, student safety bond in voters’ hands

ARLINGTON – As Election Day Tuesday approaches, the fate of a $96 million school construction and safety improvements bond measure now rests in the hands… Continue reading

Some Arlington utility customers to see billing date change; rates won’t

ARLINGTON – Arlington utility customers may see a change in their billing date in the coming weeks, but rest easy – the rates won’t change.… Continue reading

State of the District’s eye on equity, positive growth mindset

ARLINGTON – Barrier-free equity and cultivating a positive growth mindset that puts high value on effort and perseverance are two lessons Arlington schools are taking… Continue reading

Meet The Bread Lady: her company delivers home-baked breads, cinnamon rolls, cookies in Arlington

ARLINGTON – When Lauren Hammond started delivering her home-baked breads to the doorsteps of Arlington residents, orders came with a catchy jingle sung by her… Continue reading

Marysville Getchell MLK Day assembly lifts every voice to sing

MARYSVILLE – A Martin Luther King Jr. Day assembly at Marysville Getchell High School Friday celebrated the life of the civil rights leader through the… Continue reading

Judge gives Arlington marijuana producer 10 days to resolve 2 minor state violations, or shut its doors permanently

Update - A judge issued a final order Friday that the state Liquor and Cannabis Board can revoke the license for The Clone Zone, a… Continue reading

Pilot Travel Center now open at Island Crossing

ARLINGTON – The Pilot Travel Center at Island Crossing officially opened Monday to a non-stop bustle of area residents, truckers and travelers. Center employees said… Continue reading

Team from ‘Main Street’ reality show visits Arlington among 10 cities vying for starring role

ARLINGTON – Businesswoman Suzi Quillen was researching marketing ideas last summer when she stumbled across a reality show on Hulu called, “Small Business Revolution -… Continue reading

Burglars break into Arlington church, steal safe, cherished books

ARLINGTON – Thieves smashed windows at an Arlington church overnight Friday and stole a safe, but it’s not money or financial documents that has parishioners… Continue reading

Opportunity knocks – again – for Arlington’s new fire chief

ARLINGTON – For Dave Kraski, his foray into firefighting began with a knock at the door. The Arlington High School graduate was working for United… Continue reading

Top 1o stories in Arlington for 2018

ARLINGTON – From breaking ground on casino expansions, kiddie splash pads and a community solar panel array to laying the groundwork for a thriving job… Continue reading

Council approves $145,000 to fund tourism-related activities

ARLINGTON – The City Council on Monday approved $145,000 for tourism-related projects that will support the annual Fly-In, enrich the arts community, expand summer music… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office wants help ID’ing costumed man who robbed Trafton Store; may be linked to 5 robberies in past week, 2 in Arlington

ARLINGTON – A man dressed in what appeared to be a reindeer onesie costume is still on the loose after robbing the Trafton General Store… Continue reading

Arlington in Top 10 for ‘Small Business Revolution – Main Street’ show on Hulu

ARLINGTON – Arlington couldn’t have scripted it better, and just in time for the holidays. The city is among the Top 10 communities that will… Continue reading

Arlington Fire medic units now equipped with grant-funded power cots

ARLINGTON – The techniques used by paramedics and firefighters to transport patients at the scenes of accidents and emergencies save lives, but all that lifting… Continue reading

Arlington Schools Board OKs running leaner bond proposal in February for 3rd try

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board Monday approved running a construction and security bond measure in a February special election for a third try with… Continue reading

AHS’ DECA Club students are Santa’s Helpers keeping spirits bright for families in need

ARLINGTON – Thanks to the hard work of Santa’s Helpers, dozens of kids in need and their families in Arlington will have a happier Christmas… Continue reading

Recycling fees to rise slightly after China ban on ‘dirty’ recyclables

ARLINGTON – Not to be a Grinch, but if you’re in the habit of squeezing your gift-wrapping paper, ribbons and bows into a big ball… Continue reading