Douglas Buell

Arlington Police Bike Rodeo teaches kids rules for safe ride

Arlington Police Bike Rodeo teaches kids rules for safe ride

ARLINGTON – When it comes to Arlington police efforts to promote child safety behind the handlebars, this isn’t their first bike rodeo. But it has… Continue reading

Arlington Police Bike Rodeo teaches kids rules for safe ride

Cascade Industrial Center: The new name for investment in Arlington, Marysville

The cities of Marysville and Arlington announced a refreshing new name for their joint manufacturing industrial center today that they hope will spring to the… Continue reading

Jake’s House Church members pitch in to ‘Beautify Arlington’

Jake’s House Church members pitch in to ‘Beautify Arlington’

ARLINGTON - Over 100 members of Jake’s House Church shared their love for community during a first-ever “Beautify Arlington” service project this month. Church members… Continue reading

Jake’s House Church members pitch in to ‘Beautify Arlington’
Uplands housing proposal could be catalyst for Country Charm recreational access

Uplands housing proposal could be catalyst for Country Charm recreational access

ARLINGTON – Country Charm Recreation and Conservation Area, the largest reigning jewel in Arlington’s parks system at 140 acres, is also its least accessible. That… Continue reading

Uplands housing proposal could be catalyst for Country Charm recreational access
AHS graduates celebrate journey with courage, heart (Slide Show/Video)

AHS graduates celebrate journey with courage, heart (Slide Show/Video)

EVERETT – For some graduates in the Arlington High School Class of 2019 who likened school life to a four-year journey along a yellow brick… Continue reading

AHS graduates celebrate journey with courage, heart (Slide Show/Video)
Show ‘n Shine Car Show cruises into 20th anniversary

Show ‘n Shine Car Show cruises into 20th anniversary

ARLINGTON – You’ve got to get up pretty early to find parking during the annual Show ‘n Shine Car Show along Olympic Avenue. Just ask… Continue reading

Show ‘n Shine Car Show cruises into 20th anniversary
Strawberries ripe and ready for picking at Biringer Farm

Strawberries ripe and ready for picking at Biringer Farm

ARLINGTON - The strawberry season has officially started in the Stillaguamish Valley. That’s the juicy crop report from Biringer Farm. The savory red berries are… Continue reading

Strawberries ripe and ready for picking at Biringer Farm
Relax, this cougar sighting in downtown Arlington no cause for alarm

Relax, this cougar sighting in downtown Arlington no cause for alarm

ARLINGTON – This is one time where it’s safe to take a cougar sighting in downtown sitting down. City staff Friday installed a new bench… Continue reading

Relax, this cougar sighting in downtown Arlington no cause for alarm
New splash pad opens at Haller Park; worth the wait

New splash pad opens at Haller Park; worth the wait

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s new Splash Pad opened in Haller Park over the Memorial Day weekend, and as the park’s frog mascot sculpture might say, the… Continue reading

New splash pad opens at Haller Park; worth the wait

City Council to consider two rezones denied by planning commission

ARLINGTON – The City Council Monday will consider two property rezones recommended for denial unanimously by the planning commission that have neighbors worried that new… Continue reading

Students rolling out designer metal bike racks for downtown

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

Students rolling out designer metal bike racks for downtown
Families explore diversity, vitality of others at Festival of World Cultures (slide show)

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

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

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

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

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

Arlington Graffiti Brigade spring cleanup wipes out tagging, dries up paint, supplies
Police outreach team delivers promising results in first year

Police outreach team delivers promising results in first year

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

Police outreach team delivers promising results in first year
Co-working space now offers best of both worlds: you work, your little one plays

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

Co-working space now offers best of both worlds: you work, your little one plays
Haller Middle School robotics team going underwater in competition

Haller Middle School robotics team going underwater in competition

ARLINGTON – In the shallow end of the Stillaguamish Athletic Club pool away from swimmers, four boys maneuvered a self-built underwater robot to simulate filling… Continue reading

Haller Middle School robotics team going underwater in competition
City to move ahead with $8.2M bond issue for new Smokey Point fire station, capital projects

City to move ahead with $8.2M bond issue for new Smokey Point fire station, capital projects

ARLINGTON – The City Council passed a resolution Monday to move forward with a proposed $8.2 million capital projects bond issue to finance a new… Continue reading

City to move ahead with $8.2M bond issue for new Smokey Point fire station, capital projects

Legislature approves 2019-21 capital budget, projects for Arlington, Marysville, Tulalip

OLYMPIA – State lawmakers approved the 2019-21 capital budget Sunday, a $4.9 billion spending plan that includes construction projects for Arlington, Marysville and Tulalip. The… Continue reading

Arlington’s first Complete Streets project to be a hit for recreation alley

Arlington’s first Complete Streets project to be a hit for recreation alley

ARLINGTON – Practice and game days at Bill Quake Memorial Park can be a free-for-all for Little League parents jockeying to find parking and access… Continue reading

Arlington’s first Complete Streets project to be a hit for recreation alley