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Washington Voters Reject I-522

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:26AM

It’s taken 50 years to muster the courage to say this | OPINION

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:24AM

Veterans Day has passed so it’s now okay for me to come out of hiding. It’s been 60 years since I became a war veteran and for most of the last 50 years I’ve dodged Veterans Day, not because veterans don’t deserve recognition but because for many, the day has become a celebration of militarism. It should be a time of quiet reflection. War is hell and deserving of solemn remembrance.

Lakewood boys place 9th at State Meet

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:33AM

The Lakewood boys cross country team traveled to Pasco where they completed in the 2A State Meet Nov. 9, and despite high expectations, finished in ninth place.

Nativity Festival returns to Arlington for fourth year Dec. 12-15

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01PM

ARLINGTON — For the fourth year in a row, the Arlington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be connecting visitors to the origins of Christmas through their Nativity Festival from Dec. 12-15.

VCS gala fundraiser set for May 3

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 10:24PM

SMOKEY POINT — This year’s Village Community Services gala fundraiser will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the Medallion Hotel, located at 16710 Smokey Point Blvd.

Raise funds for FFA through Ram Truck test drives April 26

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 11:14PM

ARLINGTON — Those who take a test drive at Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, located at 16610 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington, between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, will be helping to support the Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America.

Opportunity Expo draws hundreds of local students

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:31AM

TULALIP — The third annual Opportunity Expo served hundreds of students on Tuesday, April 22, from the Marysville School District and beyond, but in spite of what they deemed a very successful turnout throughout the day, event organizers are already considering how to adjust the schedule of next year’s event, to better serve greater numbers of students.

Fishing events for kids at Jennings Park, Twin Lakes

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 1:21AM

MARYSVILLE — Jennings Park and Twin Lakes County Park drew hundreds of children each for their annual kids’ fishing events last spring, and event organizers are already anticipating comparable crowds for this year’s events.

Legends of the Blues concert debuts in Arlington Dec. 6

  • Nov 20, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:07PM

ARLINGTON — The Byrnes Performing Arts Center will be in a bluesy mood on the evening before Arlington's Hometown Holidays, as the Arlington Arts Council partners with the Washington Blues Society to present the Legends of the Blues concert on Friday, Dec. 6, starting at 7 p.m.

Local access to Darrington provided via former maintenance road

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

DARRINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation recognized the need for another route in and out of Darrington, so after five weeks of slide detours that added multiple hours and hundreds of miles to motorists’ commutes, WSDOT opened the Seattle City Light Access Road to local and emergency traffic starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, to bypass the section of State Route 530 still blocked by the slide.

Auditor's Office seeks licensing subagent proposals for Smokey Point

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:00PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Snohomish County Auditor is accepting business proposals from those interested in owning and operating a vehicle and vessel licensing subagency in the Smokey Point area.

530 Slide Information Outreach May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 12:38AM

ARLINGTON — A 530 Slide Information Outreach meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Sisco Heights Community Church, located at 15029 McElroy Rd. in Arlington.

New bridge over Pilchuck Creek complete

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:49PM

ARLINGTON — One of the last single-lane bridges on a Washington state highway became history on Tuesday, May 6. That's when a new two-lane, 36-foot-wide bridge across Pilchuck Creek on State Route 9 opened north of Arlington. The new bridge, on a new alignment, reduces sharp curves at both ends.

EvCC hosts 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow May 10

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:19PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College is hosting the 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow on Saturday, May 10, at EvCC's Student Fitness Center, located at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.

Slide site work shifts from active to passive search operations

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:32PM

EVERETT — Snohomish County officials explained on Monday, April 28, that the end of active search operations at the State Route 530 slide site will not mark an end to the search overall, nor will it result in the remaining search operations being conducted at a quicker pace.

United Way, CVH Foundation team up to offer $150,000 to support Oso victims

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:51PM

ARLINGTON — As part of their work to support the communities affected by the 530 landslide nearly six weeks ago, the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation and United Way of Snohomish County announced recently that they are working together to expand their ongoing efforts to provide direct support to the Oso community.

‘It’s Raining Art’ showcases variety of local artwork

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:13PM

MARYSVILLE — Art Limon hadn’t even heard anything about an art show in his hometown of Marysville, but when he wandered into the front doors of the former Dunn Lumber building on Grove Street, he found himself treated not only to the works of 19 different local artists, but also to the sounds of area musicians, and some samples of craft wine and spirits.

AHS FFA raises $600 through test drives

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:46PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America had set a goal of generating $2,000 for FFA in a single day, through the Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram test-drive fundraiser on Saturday, April 26.

Buzz Inn auction, benefit concert raise $14K for Oso

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:19PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Buzz Inn Steakhouse at 5200 172nd St. NE in Arlington drew an estimated 400 attendees through its seven-hour “Oso Strong” silent auction and benefit concert on Saturday, April 26, raising thousands of dollars in the process.

April brings Healthy Kids Day, bike ride to YMCA

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:05PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Family YMCA’s events in April have been a study in contrasts. While the Marysville Y’s first “All-In Family Bike Ride” launched under the cold shadows of rainclouds on April 5, the return of the Y’s Healthy Kids Day was met with bright, warm sunshine on Saturday, April 26.

Tribute reaffirms that slide survivors are ‘Oso Strong’

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:27PM

OSO — The Oso Community Chapel came alive with affirmations that the surrounding community was “Oso Strong” on the evening of Saturday, April 26, as U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene joined Oso Community Chapel Pastor Gary Ray and others in sharing a meal and some meditations upon the March 22 Oso slide.

Cub Scouts raise funds for programs

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

MARYSVILLE — Although Cub Scout Pack 178 is made up mostly of Arlington and Lakewood kids, they found themselves in new territory when they needed a venue for their pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 26.

Assistance available to those affected by slide

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:09PM

Those who have been affected by the 530 slide are encouraged to contact FEMA to find out about which aid programs that are available.

WSP’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit visits Tulalip

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:17PM

TULALIP — The Washington State Patrol’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit made an appearance at the WSP’s Driving Symposium at the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino on Thursday, May 1, during which elected officials and community members alike received a full tour of the 36-foot-long “one-stop shop,” in the words of Washington State Patrol Sgt. Brandon Villanti.

Oso homeowners, commuters voice concerns

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:44PM

ARLINGTON — Snohomish County and Washington State Department of Transportation officials again met with area residents at the Stillaguamish Senior Center on Wednesday, April 30, to update them on the fallout of the March 22 Oso slide.

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