News

Marysville spends over 400 hours on public information requests

MARYSVILLE – Answering public information requests is time-consuming and costly for the city of Marysville. Last year, staff spent about 402 hours searching for and… Continue reading

Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up

ARLINGTON – Aviation fans and families got their wings and more at the annual Arlington Fly-In last weekend. From gravity-defying aerial stunt performances and military… Continue reading

MPD, CPS give advice on how not to become a victim

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police are investigating an allegation that someone unsuccessfully tried to remove a child from a residence while posing as a CPS social… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)

ARLINGTON – When I was offered a window seat to join “Rock n’ Roll Airshow Man” Will Allen in his airplane for a series of… Continue reading

Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer

ARLINGTON – When John Ellis of Arlington sits in his back yard on a sunny day strumming, “When the Saints Go Marching In” on his… Continue reading

Biggest crowd in years watches air show at Arlington Fly-In (slide show)

ARLINGTON – We are still writing a story on the air show at the 51st Arlington Fly-In over the weekend, but until it’s done please… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019

Son, 14, and dad face charges in Marysville accident that hurt grandma with 2 grandkids

MARYSVILLE – A father and son face charges in connection with an accident that injured a grandma with her two grandchildren at a bus stop… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019

Suspect in alleged vehicular assault sought

MARYSVILLE – Police are seeking help in finding a vehicular assault suspect. Zachery Kier, 37, of Seattle allegedly was driving impaired when police tried to… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Feds investigate fatal plane crash near Arlington Airport

MARYSVILLE — Federal investigators were at the scene Thursday of a fatal plane crash near the Arlington Airport. Ironically, plane after plane was flying over… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino

ARLINGTON – Stillaguamish Tribe families broke in the lanes Wednesday at the grand opening of Angel of the Winds Casino’s unique new spin on bowling.… Continue reading

Police seek help in arson at Marysville school

MARYSVILLE – Rewards are being offered, and Marysville police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down arsonists who set fire to a portable at… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019

Marysville K9 officer helps catch duo with warrants

MARYSVILLE – K9 officer Steele helped Marysville police nab two suspects with warrants out for their arrest. MPD reports that police contacted two bicyclists acting… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019

Vehicle hurts 3 waiting at Marysville bus stop

MARYSVILLE — A grandmother and her two granddaughters were transported to a hospital Saturday after a vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck them at… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2019

Arlington advisory vote on fireworks ban to appear on November ballot

ARLINGTON – Arlington residents will get to have their say this fall on whether to ban all fireworks citywide. The City Council Monday voted to… Continue reading

Angel of the Winds Casino: A sneak peek at resort’s game-changing expansion

Stillaguamish Tribe rolls out “Hyperbowling,” more gaming; concert venue, upscale cuisine coming soon

Arlington officers hurt in accident

ARLINGTON – Two Arlington police officers were taken to a local hospital after their vehicle was struck by a woman reportedly driving without her lights… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019
Steve Powell/Staff Photos
                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

Arlington Fly-In brings back sky-high fun Aug. 16-18

ARLINGTON – The sound of vintage aircraft in the skies over Arlington, ground-level whir of illuminated drones in formation and colorful hot air balloons aglow… Continue reading

Steve Powell/Staff Photos
                                The Arlington Fly-In brings all types of planes to town, above.

Briefs

Campaign kickoff, citywide garage sale, deaths

  • Aug 7, 2019

Game of Homes: Manufacturing jobs are at the gates; where do you house future wage earners?

ARLINGTON - City Council members and planning commissioners met recently for a Monopoly-style event they called the “Game of Homes.” The unusual growth-planning tabletop exercise… Continue reading

Police arrest man in Arlington kidnapping attempt; teen fought off, broke free from attacker

ARLINGTON –Police arrested a 45-year-old Arlington man Monday after he allegedly tried to kidnap a 16-year-old girl who fought off and broke free from her… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019