Douglas Buell

Neighbors rescue baby in rollover; loaded weapon in diaper bag; dad charged

MARYSVILLE – A loaded firearm in a diaper bag, and neighbors rescuing a baby out of an overturned SUV have led to criminal charges against… Continue reading

Could 2018 be year of the MIC?

The waiting game continues… Marysville and Arlington leaders hoped for a positive for Thursday on the proposed Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing-Industrial Center. But the vote of the… Continue reading

Arlington police going off-road with newest vehicles

ARLINGTON – Arlington police have been called trailblazers before – now they’ll have the wheels to prove it. Police added an all-terrain vehicle to their… Continue reading

Oso chaplain honored for aid, comfort in worst of times

ARLINGTON – When Oso chaplain Joel Johnson is called to a critical emergency situation or crime scene, odds are someone just lost their home, their… Continue reading

Marysville Food Bank makes sure turkey dinners for all

MARYSVILLE - Tis’ the season to give back. With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, that means giving turkeys and a shopping cartload of trimmings… Continue reading

Arlington Airport installs new video surveillance system for security

ARLINGTON – More eyes are on Arlington Municipal Airport after the city this month installed a new state-of-the-art wireless video surveillance system to improve security… Continue reading

Man arrested for selling drugs across the street from the M’ville police department

MARYSVILLE – Marysville Pro-Act officers arrested two people on drug-related offenses today, but they didn’t have to go far - one was across-the-street from the… Continue reading

City to buy ‘old Shell station’ for downtown pocket park

ARLINGTON – The city has agreed to buy the “old Shell station,” giving a long-ago shuttered business a second life as a mini-park. The City… Continue reading

School board passes bond measure resolution

ARLINGTON – The Arlington School Board unanimously passed a resolution on Monday authorizing a $107.5 million bond measure to be placed on the Feb. 13… Continue reading

Arlington pays tribute to armed forces during Veterans Day Parade (slideshow, video)

ARLINGTON – Arlington-area residents and visitors paid tribute to military service members past and present on Saturday during the annual Veterans Day Parade. Hundreds of… Continue reading

All City Food Drive brings tons of giving in Marysville, Tulalip

MARYSVILLE – The outpouring of donations that launched the All City Food and Toy Drive on Saturday is the stuff that dreams are made of,… Continue reading

Teens enjoy the nightlife at Arlington Boys and Girls Club Teen Nights

ARLINGTON – It’s 8 o’ clock on a Friday night in the teen center at the Arlington Boys and Girls Club, and the kids are… Continue reading

Pilot Travel Center proposal turbulence continues; hearing examiner ruling still up in the air (Updated)

ARLINGTON – The Pilot Travel Center planned for Island Crossing is still encountering some turbulence. At an Oct. 26 hearing to bring to light any… Continue reading

Arlington singer-songwriter turning heads in Nashville

ARLINGTON – For Arlington singer-songwriter Kern West, who is on the brink of a breakthrough career in country music, she has her daddy’s old guitar… Continue reading

Public hearing Nov. 6 for Arlington’s mid-biennial budget amendments

ARLINGTON – A public hearing for the mid-year biennial budget is on Monday’s City Council agenda to give residents a chance to comment on proposed… Continue reading

Hakuna matata – no worries: senior delivers moving speech to last class to graduate who were on campus for 2014 M-P shooting

MARYSVILLE – “Hakuna matata” is the Swahili phrase from “The Lion King” that ASB President Daniel Amador chose to open his speech with at an… Continue reading

Writing on the wall: Graffiti-busters aim to wipe it out in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Almost two years ago, Vikki McMurray was on a one-woman crusade to wipe out graffiti in Arlington – one street, one fence, one… Continue reading

BMX star Tony Hoffman shares tale of how he beat drug addiction

By Douglas Buell ARLINGTON – On former BMX phenom Tony Hoffman’s best days, the gifted athlete was the No. 1-ranked amateur off-road cyclist in… Continue reading

Arlington, Getchell firefighters return from devastating California wildfires

ARLINGTON – Firefighters from Arlington and Fire District 22-Getchell have returned from battling wildfires still ravaging parts of Northern California. A 21-member strike team from… Continue reading

Transition volunteer team to bring fresh start to Marysville Strawberry Festival

MARYSVILLE – A who’s who of volunteers from festivals past and community leaders is taking the helm in a transition of new leadership that will… Continue reading