Douglas Buell

Same time, next Christmas: Jigsaw puzzles turn into pieceful pastime for college chums

ARLINGTON – Suzie Nelson of Arlington and Sonya Shipley of Chimacum built an “out of the box” friendship that grew piece by piece 35 years… Continue reading

 

Highway 530 roundabout could come around sooner for traffic relief

ARLINGTON – The Highway 530 roundabout east of Interstate 5 at Island Crossing may be coming around the bend sooner than planned. The city of… Continue reading

 

The Flyboys of Highland Drive: put down those drones – these planes glide through air on rubber band power

ARLINGTON – For retired Boeing Engineer Neil Knutson, he became enthralled by the wonder of flight as a boy in the late 1950s on the… Continue reading

 

Arlington, Port of Everett sign agreement to bring power of the port to CIC

ARLINGTON – The City of Arlington and Port of Everett signed an agreement making their partnership official to give the Cascade Industrial Center more economic… Continue reading

Ideas abound at downtown corridor plan meeting

ARLINGTON – Anne Wendt grew up in Mukilteo and moved to the Arlington area because she wanted acreage, animals and the little Trafton School for… Continue reading

Arlington adopts six-year Transportation Improvement Plan

ARLINGTON – The Arlington City Council Monday adopted the city’s six-year Transportation Improvement Program for 2020-2025. The TIP is a master transportation planning document required… Continue reading

Councilwoman rebuked for uncivil broadside of mayor

ARLINGTON – A remark by an outgoing Arlington city councilwoman in local media calling the mayor “corrupt” led City Councilmembers to explore rules for civility… Continue reading

Hands Together homeless shelter reluctantly shuts doors

ARLINGTON – The Hands Together shelter is shutting its doors this year for the first time in a decade, leaving the homeless to face cold… Continue reading

Arlington school board approves bond, levy ballot measures

ARLINGTON – The School Board voted unanimously Monday to put a bond issue, capital improvements levy and renewal of an operations levy on February’s special… Continue reading

Vintage finish: Arlington doc, Rotarian triumphs in Peking to Paris rally; raises funds to wipe out polio

ARLINGTON – Back home after finishing the 36-day Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, an Arlington doctor and his teammate say they met their share of… Continue reading

Young Arlington author publishes spy thriller

Lavinia Dasani, 22, packs stories and a dream, moves 10,000 miles from Mauritius to Arlington

City buys use-of-force virtual training simulator for police

ARLINGTON – Police soon will start in-house training using an innovative use-of-force virtual simulator that casts them in situations almost as real as the ones… Continue reading

Levy lid lift on ballot for North County Fire & EMS

North County Fire & EMS is asking voters to increase property taxes they pay for its fire levy, restoring the rate to 2008 levels to… Continue reading

Arlington Walmart Supercenter unveils $4 million remodel

ARLINGTON – Walmart Supercenter has a new look after a $4 million remodel and more features that cater to both in-store and online shoppers. The… Continue reading

Community Resource Paramedic Program launches to reduce non-emergency calls, trips to ER

ARLINGTON – When it reaches the point where paramedics are on a first-name basis with the most frequent patients they transport for another in a… Continue reading

Tolbert, Vanney vie for Arlington mayor

ARLINGTON – Barbara Tolbert is seeking reelection to a third four-year term as mayor of a thriving, resilient Arlington, but challenger and lifelong resident Don… Continue reading

Chamber hosts ‘one-sided’ candidates forum

ARLINGTON – “Forum” was a fitting title for Tuesday’s political candidates luncheon hosted by the Stillaguamish Valley Chamber of Commerce, since the prospects for open… Continue reading

District to surplus, sell Highway 530 property once planned for high school

ARLINGTON - The Arlington School District is selling a 180-acre property on Highway 530 that at one time had been planned for a future high… Continue reading

Mayor, city council, school board hopefuls square off

MARYSVILLE – Opioid crisis response, higher wage jobs closer to home and new schools at a time when student enrollment is declining and test scores… Continue reading

Arlington Assembly opens new Kids and Teens Center

ARLINGTON – Arlington Assembly opened the doors to its newly expanded Kids and Teens Center Sunday, putting a safe place to spend time within reach… Continue reading