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Students rolling out designer metal bike racks for downtown

ARLINGTON – The city soon will roll out artistic metal bike racks downtown that were designed by inventive high school students and precision finished by… Continue reading

Got clutter? Arlington Spring Cleanup disposal event June 8

ARLINGTON - Residents looking to de-clutter their homes and garages this spring have a chance to give some of their bulky items the heave-ho on… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Families explore diversity, vitality of others at Festival of World Cultures (slide show)

MARYSVILLLE – “There’s a lot of positive energy in here,” said the drummer leading the Yolihani Group from Mexico before pounding out another forceful beat… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Business, jobs flocking to MIC

MARYSVILLE – One of the best ways to circumvent that horrible mess on I-5 every day is to avoid it by working close to home.… Continue reading

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring stands outside Northside, a company new to the MIC that makes shoes. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Shade on the way for Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park

MARYSVILLE – Marysville’s Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park has plenty of features to indulge dog lovers and their pets, but shade isn’t one of… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Arlington school nurses making the grade on healthy kids

ARLINGTON – In an Arlington school district with 5,582 students, school board members were asked recently to guess how many trips were made to the… Continue reading

New law allows local school districts to collect more tax money

Herald and Globe reports OLYMPIA — School districts will be able to collect more money from local property tax levies under a new law signed… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Marysville leaders Nehring, Muller, Albright, Maksimos all challenged by late filings

After filing week, both Arlington and Marysville mayors will face challengers, but not until the November general election. Mike Patrick of Marysville will take on… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

Marysville couple reportedly bought insurance after accident, charged with fraud

OLYMPIA – Brittany Jones and Steven Jones of Marysville each were charged with one count of filing a false insurance claim in Snohomish County Superior… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2019

Arlington Graffiti Brigade spring cleanup wipes out tagging, dries up paint, supplies

By Douglas Buell dbuell@arlingtontimes.com ARLINGTON – Armed with paint brushes and rollers, volunteers with the Arlington Graffiti Brigade wiped out a spring outbreak of tagging… Continue reading

Police outreach team delivers promising results in first year

The embedded social worker team on camp visits building trust, offering help to homeless, addicted.

Mayor honors pioneer association chronicler with volunteer award

ARLINGTON - A local writer chronicling the first 100 years of Arlington may want to update her “About the Author” page in the next edition.… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019

Siebert joins crowded field for Marysville City Council

Longtime Marysville City councilman Jeff Siebert wants his old job back, apparently. Siebert has joined the crowded field for Rob Toyer’s spot. Toyer is running… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2019

Credit trimesters with MSD success

MARYSVILLE – The statistics are alarming. More Native Americans in the Marysville School District are dropping out of school, 47.5 percent, than graduating 35.6 percent.… Continue reading

New ‘Thin Blue Line’ flags fly along Olympic Ave for Police Week May 12-18

ARLINGTON - Commemorative “Thin Blue Line” flags are flying along both sides of Olympic Avenue in Arlington May 12-18 to signal Police Week, which honors… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

Co-working space now offers best of both worlds: you work, your little one plays

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s Mary Andersen was in a bind five years ago, struggling to find a work-life balance between her new bookkeeping practice, and the… Continue reading

1st St. Bypass work to start Monday

MARYSVILLE – With the last house finally removed, work will begin Monday on one of the largest construction projects undertaken by the city. The City… Continue reading

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Students MAP their way to success with YMCA program

MARYSVILLE – When Trevaun Reeves came to Marysville in the eighth grade, she heard the racial slurs. “Like why do I speak the way I… Continue reading

Trevaun Reeves speak at the ceremony. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)

Salvation Army retreats some in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – The Salvation Army in Marysville is retreating some. It will no longer have officers in Marysville who will lead worship services due to… Continue reading

Lt. Ruari Ward, left, with Mayor Jon Nehring and Ward’s wife, Sarah, and their children, shown here at the Salvation Army bell ringing red kettle fund-raising drive before Christmas. (File Photo)
Dave Porter and Dean Smith talk at the site of where Sunnyside Village will be built.

Marysville village addresses loneliness

MARYSVILLE – In this fast-paced, social-media-filled world, people are yearning for personal connections. Research shows that loneliness has reached epidemic proportions. A UCLA study goes… Continue reading

Dave Porter and Dean Smith talk at the site of where Sunnyside Village will be built.