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Haller Park Splash Pad taking splish-splash shape

City officials hope for Memorial Day weekend opening, if all goes well

Hollywood Comedy Store regular, Pacific NW comic Davey Wester performs April 21 at the Mirkwood in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Hollywood Comedy Store blue-collar comedian Davey Wester will perform live at the Mirkwood Public House April 21. It’s a coming home of sorts… Continue reading

City comprehensive plan amendment docket OKd; includes controversial proposed rezone previously denied

ARLINGTON – The City Council on Monday approved a docket containing 11 amendments to Arlington’s comprehensive plan including a controversial 2017 rezone and other requests… Continue reading

Friendly skies: How does passenger air service at Paine Field impact Arlington Airport?

ARLINGTON – Passenger air service out of Paine Field is being hailed as an economic boon for Snohomish County since the first Alaska Airlines Boeing… Continue reading

The aviator adding hangars to keep up with growing demand

ARLINGTON – If you ask pilots around Arlington Municipal Airport, Duane Wilcoxon is the local flyer who will burn through 40 gallons of fuel and… Continue reading

A bronze sculpture titled “It was a Home” depicting a row of mailboxes that stood at the entrance to Steelhead Haven was unveiled during a memorial remembrance ceremony marking five years since the Oso landslide.
                                ‘Always in our hearts. Never forgotten.’

Memorial event remembers 43 lives lost in Oso slide 5 years ago (slide show)

“Always in our hearts. Never forgotten.”

A bronze sculpture titled “It was a Home” depicting a row of mailboxes that stood at the entrance to Steelhead Haven was unveiled during a memorial remembrance ceremony marking five years since the Oso landslide.
                                ‘Always in our hearts. Never forgotten.’

Village’s Supported Employment program builds job skills

Tickets available for 12th annual Village Community Services’ Gala and Auction April 6

District’s Open Doors program adds new test prep, credits for GED students

ARLINGTON – Arlington Public Schools’ Open Doors Reengagement Program gives students who left school or are at risk of dropping out a path to getting… Continue reading

First Tulalip woman graduates from Healing to Wellness Court

Family, community never gave up on her

Arlington Youth Council leaders give teens a voice on community issues

ARLINGTON – If you happen to stop by the principal’s office at Arlington High School, a colorful flyer hangs on the door highlighting an elite… Continue reading

City finds creative way to fund public art: 10 percent of construction sales tax

ARLINGTON – When it comes to funding public art in a town known for loving it, the city of Arlington is ready to put more… Continue reading

Funeral services Wednesday for Marysville museum founder Ken Cage

Update: Funeral services for Kenneth M. Cage will take place Wednesday, March 20, starting at 1 p.m. at the Marysville Masonic Lodge #122, 419 Columbia… Continue reading

Update: Marysville police arrest suspect in hatchet attack

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police arrested a 19-year-old transient man Tuesday night in connection with a hatchet attack earlier this month that left a man with… Continue reading

A taste of Italy brewing in downtown Arlington

ARLINGTON - “Why are there so many people here?” an insistent 3-year-old Giacomo Baiamonte asked as he looked over a crowd squeezing into a corner… Continue reading

M’ville Police seek public’s help to ID possible witnesses to fatal hit and run

Update: Marysville Police on Friday located the vehicle and interviewed the people they were seeking to question. MARYSVILLE - Marysville police are asking for the… Continue reading

How healthy are Stilly Valley residents? Health providers ask in new survey

ARLINGTON – Arlington and Darrington residents are invited to take a survey to give local public health care providers a better idea of what people… Continue reading

A byway for industry: City to celebrate opening of new Arlington Valley Road

ARLINGTON – With Arlington’s laser-like focus on manufacturing and industry as the means to grow family-wage jobs and build prosperity, projects like the new Arlington… Continue reading

Schools: ‘Service animal’ status goes to the dogs – and miniature ponies

ARLINGTON – Miniature ponies must have a powerful lobby behind them. In revised legislation that took effect Jan. 1 statewide defining what constitutes a “service… Continue reading

Marysville Strawberry Festival royalty crowned, with few words of regal advice (video and slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Heavy is the head that wears the tiara as past Marysville Strawberry Festival queens and princesses will attest, but there are three cardinal… Continue reading

AHS marching band scores big with arrival of new uniforms

ARLINGTON – New uniforms for the Arlington High School marching band and drumline have arrived. In all, 180 uniforms were ordered that will outfit the… Continue reading