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Crews closing section of SR 530, installing solar-powered reflectors

  • Aug 19, 2010 at 6:00AM updated at 10:51AM

ARLINGTON — Transportation crews will soon be closing a two-mile section of SR 530 as they install solar-powered road reflectors. Crews will close all lanes of the road between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 and Saturday, Aug. 21, while they put in the reflectors between both entrances to Oso Loop Road between Arlington and Darrington. Local traffic will be able to access the road during construction, while other traffic will be detoured to Oso Loop Road.

Primary Election results taking shape

  • Aug 24, 2010 at 9:55AM

Although Primary Election results continue to come in, most of races north Snohomish County residents took action on have not changed since Aug. 17. The top two candidates in each race move on to the Nov. 2 General Election. In the race for the U.S. Senate, Democrat Patty Murray and Republican Dino Rossi will be facing off. As of Monday, Aug. 23, Murray had collected 643,139 votes statewide, or 46.41 percent of the vote, while Rossi saw 461,781 votes, or 33 percent. In Snohomish County, Murray, the incumbent, saw similar results, with 63,666 (46.2 percent) votes compared to Rossi's 45,809 (33.3 percent).

Arlington, Marysville groups plan networking event

  • Aug 25, 2010 at 8:20AM

Two area networking groups are kicking off the first of a series of events aimed at increasing commerce in the Arlington and Marysville communities.

Lakewood Cougars plan to reap rewards of program building

  • Aug 26, 2010 at 11:41AM

Lakewood football coach Dan Teeter has been strategizing for the 2010 season for a few years now. He has all the pieces in place to make a run at the Cascade Conference championship, now it’s a matter of taking the right steps starting from the first practice, which began Aug. 18.

Marysville shop owner struggles to stay open, pay it forward

  • Aug 27, 2010 at 12:09PM

MARYSVILLE — Like many area business owners, Mark Badgley feels like he's at the end of his rope. Badgley has already overcome significant obstacles in his life, but the owner of Snoopits on State Avenue feels especially tested now. Badgley started Snoopits, a thrift store that started a campaign to supply diapers to the Marysville and Arlington food banks, because he wanted to give back to the community.

'Roaming Artists' art show features north County artists

  • Aug 30, 2010 at 10:41AM

Watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings will again be on display during the annual "Roaming Artists" art show. The free art show, which features works from a handful of Arlington and Marysville artists, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Camano Multipurpose Center (141 N. East Camano Drive).

Temporary Walmart hiring center opens in Smokey Point

  • Aug 31, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Sep 1, 2010 at 12:51PM

SMOKEY POINT — Walmart has opened a temporary hiring center near its new store location to fill approximately 350 positions. The center, located at 3704 172nd Street NE, began accepting applications on Monday, Aug. 20, and will continue to do so from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Rep. Larsen returns from Afghanistan

  • Sep 8, 2010 at 8:29AM

United States Rep. Rick Larsen saw a local face during his recent trip to Afghanistan. The 2nd District Congressman was able to pin a combat infantry badge on U.S. Army Spc. Denis Moynihan, a Marysville resident who serves out of a combat outpost in southern Kandahar.

Lakewood cross country loaded with talent

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 7:24AM

The secret to Lakewood’s cross country success is pretty simple. The Cougars just don’t stop running. Many of Lakewood’s runners kept their training up over the summer, as has become the custom.

Tulalip Tribes provide $130,000 for health care in Washington state

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 12:26PM

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes are awarding $130,000 for regional health care projects through second quarter funding from Tribal enterprise and Casino revenues.

HomeStreet Bank's small business expo goes on in spite of rain

  • Sep 15, 2010 at 7:00AM updated Oct 8, 2010 at 2:43PM

MARYSVILLE — Bad weather might have driven the event indoors halfway through its four-hour running time, but HomeStreet Bank's Marysville branch kept its first small business fair going Sept. 10.

Lakewood roll overs Lyncs on gridiron

  • Sep 15, 2010 at 2:40PM

The Cougars couldn’t have asked for a better sendoff to Cascade Conference play. Lakewood dominated host Lynden Christian on the gridiron Sept. 10 to the tune of a 37-7 victory in a non-conference game.

Law enforcement agencies in Snohomish County take part in drug take-back Sept. 25

  • Sep 23, 2010 at 11:39AM

OLYMPIA — The Drug Enforcement Administration is teaming up with area law enforcement agencies to try and prevent overdoses on prescription painkillers in Washington state. According to the DEA, the Marysville and Arlington police departments will be collecting expired or unused medications at their locations, as will the Tulalip and Stillaguamish tribal police, on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UPDATE | Whidbey Island Bank purchases North County Bank

  • Sep 27, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Oct 8, 2010 at 3:26PM

ARLINGTON — North County Bank customers may have noticed a new name on their financial institution. The bank, which has locations in Smokey Point, Marysville, Lake Stevens and Everett, reopened as branches of Whidbey Island Bank on Monday, Sept. 27, after the Washington Department of Financial Institutions closed North County on Friday, Sept. 24. The federal agency, citing that North County had inadequate capital and severe loan losses, also announced that Whidbey Island Bank, headquartered in Oak Harbor, would assume the majority of the bank’s deposits and assets.

Arlington choir singer stepping down after more than 65 years

  • Sep 28, 2010 at 8:18AM

ARLINGTON — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church recently honored choir member Bud Peterson’s for his 65-plus years in the choir. On Sunday, Sept. 19, church choir members past and present joined Peterson and his wife, Doris (Dip), for a luncheon at the Arlington church to celebrate the time he spent as a baritone with the choir.

Marysville Rotary's ‘Pumpkins for Literacy’ kicks off Oct. 9

  • Oct 5, 2010 at 7:00AM updated Oct 18, 2010 at 9:06AM

The greenery of the Plant Farm at Smokey Point was soon dotted with orange on the morning of Oct. 2, as Marysville Rotarians prepared for the return of their annual “Pumpkins for Literacy” program, which kicks off Oct. 9.

All of us bring something to the table

  • Oct 7, 2010 at 10:59AM

I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with celebrated chef John Sundstrom, who visited Northwest Center’s early learning and childcare program and offered an interesting take on inclusion.

Looking back won’t find a cure for unemployment

  • Oct 7, 2010 at 11:01AM

Too many north County store fronts are vacant. Snohomish County’s unemployment hovers at 9.4 percent, a notch below the state average 9.6 percent. Businesses and public agencies tighten belts by cutting still more jobs. Investment capital has gone into hiding, afraid of deflation and unwilling to accept meager earnings that might not match inflation. What to do?

Thanks for supporting Kids Kloset

  • Oct 8, 2010 at 2:50PM

Thousands of items of clothing, school supplies, children’s books, and personal hygiene items were collected recently for the Kids Kloset, a non-profit organization in Arlington that provides clothing, school supplies and other necessities to school children in the Arlington, Darrington, and Lakewood school districts.

Why I should vote

  • Oct 8, 2010 at 2:57PM

With the November elections coming up fast, it is important to remember why it is so important that each citizen cast his/her vote in every election. Try to erase from your memory banks what party you may affiliate with or who you love and who you may hate.

HomeStreet Bank's small business expo goes on in spite of rain

  • Oct 8, 2010 at 3:31PM

MARYSVILLE — Bad weather might have driven the event indoors halfway through its four-hour running time, but HomeStreet Bank's Marysville branch kept its first small business fair going Sept. 10.

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