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Arlington vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11; impart history with generation not yet born (slideshow)

Arlington vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11; impart history with generation not yet born (slideshow)

ARLINGTON – Residents gathered at the 9/11 Memorial at Firehouse 46 to remember the innocent victims and public safety personnel who perished in the worst… Continue reading

Arlington vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11; impart history with generation not yet born (slideshow)
Superheroes, lace up for 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington

Superheroes, lace up for 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington

ARLINGTON – The world needs more superheroes, and you can join their ranks when you register for the 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run… Continue reading

Superheroes, lace up for 12th Annual Friendship Walk and 5K Run in Arlington
First day of school: Excitement in air

First day of school: Excitement in air

ARLINGTON – If the smiles and loud summer vacation chatter that filled an Eagle Creek Elementary School bus for the first day of school are… Continue reading

First day of school: Excitement in air
School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids

School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids

ARLINGTON – With a nod to the community’s bicycling culture and network of trails, one school is hoping to ride into the new school year… Continue reading

School Board backs new buses, mountain bike trips for kids
Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools

ARLINGTON – In the Arlington Public Schools budget for the new school year, it seems everyone is getting a bite of the apple. But district… Continue reading

Board adopts $83.4 million budget for Arlington public schools
Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up

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

Fly-In wows crowds; things are looking up
Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)

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

Airshow stunt pilot ride-along puts reporter through the loops (video)
Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer

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

Arlington craftsman keeps alive the sound of the mountain dulcimer
Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino

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

Strikerz bowling scores big at Angel of the Winds Casino
Arlington advisory vote on fireworks ban to appear on November ballot

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

Arlington advisory vote on fireworks ban to appear on November ballot
Angel of the Winds Casino: A sneak peek at resort’s game-changing expansion

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

Angel of the Winds Casino: A sneak peek at resort’s game-changing expansion
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.
Game of Homes: Manufacturing jobs are at the gates; where do you house future wage earners?

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

Game of Homes: Manufacturing jobs are at the gates; where do you house future wage earners?
City Council supports advisory vote on fireworks ban

City Council supports advisory vote on fireworks ban

ARLINGTON – The City Council appears ready to put an advisory vote in the hands of voters to help them decide whether to ban fireworks… Continue reading

City Council supports advisory vote on fireworks ban
Grove Church’s 2019 “iheart” volunteer campaign shares its love with Arlington

Grove Church’s 2019 “iheart” volunteer campaign shares its love with Arlington

ARLINGTON – Each summer, Grove Church “iheart” volunteer armies for good power through a week of community service projects that started in Marysville, but is… Continue reading

Grove Church’s 2019 “iheart” volunteer campaign shares its love with Arlington

Register today and open windows to the past at NW Genealogy Conference Aug. 14-17

ARLINGTON – In family stories passed down through generations, Phil Bartlow’s great-grandfather died in a circus accident that morphed into being killed by lions while… Continue reading

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington

ARLINGTON – Arlington resident Bea Randall’s love of gardening grew at home helping her mother pull weeds and tend flower beds as a little girl,… Continue reading

Randalls honored for bringing community gardening to Arlington
Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival

ARLINGTON – Thousands of browsers snooping for antiques, collectibles and crafts visited the Arlington Street Fair downtown last weekend, while sounds from the Kornstalk Music… Continue reading

Thousands attend Arlington Street Fair, enjoy Kornstalk Music Festival
AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown

ARLINGTON – Whenever Hunter Urionaguena passes by Arlington Hardware and Lumber store from now on where his uncle’s memorial bench sits out front, he’ll have… Continue reading

AHS students’ bike racks add colorful legacy for downtown
Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley

ARLINGTON – While most people feel a connection to the Stillaguamish Valley, three quarters believe they could do a lot or little more to improve… Continue reading

Survey takes pulse of well-being in Stillaguamish Valley