Douglas Buell

Weston students rise above adversity, tragedy to stay true to goal to graduate

ARLINGTON – For two brothers who addressed the senior class of Weston High School at a graduation ceremony, their message was one of resiliency, rising… Continue reading

‘Band mom’ honored for making sure the beat goes on in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Bands count on a conductor to direct them, but when you’ve got a “band mom” like Teresa Hanna in your camp helping out,… Continue reading

Arlington to look at another possible school bond

ARLINGTON – After vigorous efforts to tap into the minds of Arlington voters, the School Board at its meeting on Monday will hear recommendations that… Continue reading

Marysville gets fit for summer at Healthy Communities Challenge Day (slide show)

MARYSVILLE - From scaling a climbing wall and striking a yoga pose to walking with YMCA staff and leaving with starter seeds from the local… Continue reading

Special needs girls revel in magical swim with mermaids

MARYSVILLE – Young girls with special needs had a magical dream-come-true day swimming with mermaids at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School pool. The Junior Girl Scouts… Continue reading

Arlington mulls ambulance utility fee for EMS, public safety

ARLINGTON – Faced with mounting EMS costs and unfilled public safety needs, the city is proposing an ambulance utility fee of $15 that would appear… Continue reading

Marysville students explore career options at Military Careers Day

MARYSVILLE – The school district and Career and Technical Education Department hosted its first-ever Military Careers Day on May 10 to give students a rare… Continue reading

Haller Park Splash Pad re-bid would delay project to next year

ARLINGTON – No one wants to be the one to break the news to the kids, but if you were hoping to cool off at… Continue reading

Willow Place expands to give disabled adults room to grow (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Caregiver Sue Williss guided her “bulldozer crew” of disabled adults outside Willow Place; they took turns shoveling for a weeping willow planted in… Continue reading

Michelle Sheldon becomes first Tulalip tribal member to pass state bar exam

TULALIP – In a historic moment, Michelle Sheldon on April 25 became the first Tulalip tribal member to pass the state bar exam. She was… Continue reading

Arlington welcomes GloryBucha, county’s first kombucha brewery and taproom

ARLINGTON - Bring together an exacting Arlington brewmaster and a retired Silicon Valley tech transplant with a shared taste for kombucha, let their idea ferment,… Continue reading

Court officials settling in after Tulalip Law and Justice Center relocation

TULALIP – Tribal Court director Wendy Church still remembers the tight quarters in the old modulars that served as a law and justice hub since… Continue reading

Now hiring: students stroll AHS Skilled Trades Day for career ideas

ARLINGTON – Several industries face a shortage of skilled workers, and the Skilled Trades Day fair at Arlington High School on Wednesday brought some of… Continue reading

Late starter AHS golfer Cody Oakes making up for lost time

ARLINGTON – Cody Oakes is still savoring his title win at the 17th annual Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament last month – considered the… Continue reading

Herald Publisher Josh O’Connor to lead Sound Publishing

EVERETT – Josh O’Connor, publisher of The Daily Herald, has been appointed President and Publisher of Sound Publishing, the media company announced Friday. He succeeds… Continue reading

Arlington could see a burst of new public art soon

ARLINGTON – The Snohomish County town that covets its reputation for public art is about to go on another binge. A walk around downtown Arlington,… Continue reading

Smokey Point Behavioral Health partners with schools for on-site mental health services

ARLINGTON – Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is partnering with three local high schools to provide free mental health services for students on each campus at… Continue reading

Job fair connects job seekers with private, public sector employees looking to hire

TULALIP – The sixth annual Snohomish County Career Fair provided job seekers on Tuesday with an opportunity to meet with employers actively looking to fill… Continue reading

Volunteers with love for trees join Earth Day planting for Quilceda Creek

MARYSVILLE – Justine Brock and her parents trudged through mud and reed canary grass with dozens of Earth Day volunteers Saturday to plant trees in… Continue reading

Arlington Rotary donates life-saving defibrillators to police

ARLINGTON – Police are getting life-saving portable defibrillators to keep in their vehicles for emergency calls thanks to a donation from the Arlington Rotary Club.… Continue reading