Douglas Buell

School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids

ARLINGTON – With a nod to the community’s bicycling culture and network of trails, one school is hoping to ride into the new school year… Continue reading

Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

ARLINGTON – In the Arlington Public Schools budget for the new school year, it seems everyone is getting a bite of the apple. But district… Continue reading

Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up

ARLINGTON – Aviation fans and families got their wings and more at the annual Arlington Fly-In last weekend. From gravity-defying aerial stunt performances and military… Continue reading

Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)

ARLINGTON – When I was offered a window seat to join “Rock n’ Roll Airshow Man” Will Allen in his airplane for a series of… Continue reading

Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer

ARLINGTON – When John Ellis of Arlington sits in his back yard on a sunny day strumming, “When the Saints Go Marching In” on his… Continue reading

Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino

ARLINGTON – Stillaguamish Tribe families broke in the lanes Wednesday at the grand opening of Angel of the Winds Casino’s unique new spin on bowling.… Continue reading

Arlington advisory vote on fireworks ban to appear on November ballot

ARLINGTON – Arlington residents will get to have their say this fall on whether to ban all fireworks citywide. The City Council Monday voted to… Continue reading

Angel of the Winds Casino: A sneak peek at resort’s game-changing expansion

Stillaguamish Tribe rolls out “Hyperbowling,” more gaming; concert venue, upscale cuisine coming soon

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                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

Arlington Fly-In brings back sky-high fun Aug. 16-18

ARLINGTON – The sound of vintage aircraft in the skies over Arlington, ground-level whir of illuminated drones in formation and colorful hot air balloons aglow… Continue reading

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                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

Game of Homes: Manufacturing jobs are at the gates; where do you house future wage earners?

ARLINGTON - City Council members and planning commissioners met recently for a Monopoly-style event they called the “Game of Homes.” The unusual growth-planning tabletop exercise… Continue reading

City Council supports advisory vote on fireworks ban

ARLINGTON – The City Council appears ready to put an advisory vote in the hands of voters to help them decide whether to ban fireworks… Continue reading

Grove Church’s 2019 “iheart” volunteer campaign shares its love with Arlington

ARLINGTON – Each summer, Grove Church “iheart” volunteer armies for good power through a week of community service projects that started in Marysville, but is… Continue reading

Register today and open windows to the past at NW Genealogy Conference Aug. 14-17

ARLINGTON – In family stories passed down through generations, Phil Bartlow’s great-grandfather died in a circus accident that morphed into being killed by lions while… Continue reading

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Arlington resident Bea Randall’s love of gardening grew at home helping her mother pull weeds and tend flower beds as a little girl,… Continue reading

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while sounds from the Kornstalk Music… Continue reading

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench sits out front, he’ll have… Continue reading

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

ARLINGTON – While most people feel a connection to the Stillaguamish Valley, three quarters believe they could do a lot or little more to improve… Continue reading

Arlington Police Bike Rodeo teaches kids rules for safe ride

ARLINGTON – When it comes to Arlington police efforts to promote child safety behind the handlebars, this isn’t their first bike rodeo. But it has… Continue reading

Cascade Industrial Center: The new name for investment in Arlington, Marysville

The cities of Marysville and Arlington announced a refreshing new name for their joint manufacturing industrial center today that they hope will spring to the… Continue reading

Jake’s House Church members pitch in to ‘Beautify Arlington’

ARLINGTON - Over 100 members of Jake’s House Church shared their love for community during a first-ever “Beautify Arlington” service project this month. Church members… Continue reading