Murder victim's family held out hope Wright was alive for almost a decade

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 10:58AM

For 9 1/2 years, Byron Wright's family held out hope that he was still alive. "We all hoped by some miracle that he was sitting on a beach in Mexico having a good time," his youngest sister, Sharon Diehl, says in court papers.

Mural offers outlet to at-risk youth

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:26PM

ARLINGTON — Although the City Council won't vote until Monday, Aug. 4, to approve an art project, the council members informally gave the go-ahead July 28 for project organizers to schedule a work party the day after the council's official decision.

Silvana Fair draws thousands

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:23PM

SILVANA — The 67th annual Silvana Community Fair drew between 3,000 to 3,500 attendees to the fairgrounds outside Viking Hall July 26, which fair treasurer Darlene Strotz deemed one of the best levels of turnout yet.

Arlington students propose energy-saving methods for schools

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:20PM

ARLINGTON — Close to 40 high school students in the Arlington School District gathered at Weston High School July 30 to present ideas on how the district could decrease its carbon footprint by utilizing renewable energy resources.

Night Out Against Crime comes to Arlington neighborhoods Aug. 5

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:18PM

ARLINGTON — With Arlington's National Night Out Against Crime coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5-8 p.m., city Public Safety Director Bruce Stedman gave the City Council a preview July 28 of the "All-In Campaign" that he'll be presenting.

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