Douglas Buell

A change in the winds: Stilly Tribe breaks ground on $64 million casino-hotel expansion (slide show)

By Douglas Buell dbuell@arlingtontimes.com ARLINGTON - The Stillaguamish Tribe broke ground Tuesday on a $64 million expansion for its Angel of the Winds Resort Casino… Continue reading

Homeless ‘point in time’ counts those living at edge of society

ARLINGTON – Bobby Gunn camped out on the floor, propped up on his backpack to get a meal and some shuteye at the Suds n’… Continue reading

APS superintendent delivers state of district address

ARLINGTON – Long-term strategic planning completed by Arlington Public Schools last year is turning words into action for how the district will deliver quality education… Continue reading

Angel of the Winds to break ground on largest expansion

ARLINGTON – The Stillaguamish Tribe plans to break ground Tuesday on a $60 million expansion for its Angel of the Winds Resort Casino – the… Continue reading

For this Marysville event décor business, inflation is good

“Do these balloons blow up into funny shapes?” asked a man eyeing a display rack in a Midwest convenience store. Feisty old cashier: “Well, no…not… Continue reading

AHS’s AFJROTC in jeopardy safe for now

ARLINGTON – For 12 years, the Air Force Junior ROTC program at Arlington High School has been developing students of character, teaching flight science and… Continue reading

Marysville police investigate weekend freeway off-ramp crashes; 1 fatality

MARYSVILLE - Marysville intestigators are still investigating separate crashes from last weekend at the Interstate 5 off-ramp and Fourth Street that left one driver dead… Continue reading

New Lakewood-Smokey Point Library celebrates grand opening

SMOKEY POINT – When Laura Wild’s family moved from Marysville two decades ago, her two children checked out 40 books at a time on frequent… Continue reading

The push for diversity, equity in Arlington schools

ARLINGTON – With Martin Luther King Jr. on the minds of many this weekend, Arlington Public Schools leaders are deep in the midst of building… Continue reading

2018: Optimism, challenges ahead

ARLINGTON – If the mayor’s confident outlook for Arlington in the new year has a familiar ring to it, that’s because many of the programs… Continue reading

Arlington Year in Review: Our Top 10 stories of 2017

ARLINGTON – In 2017, Arlington made strides in addressing the opioid drug epidemic, homelessness and boosting public safety, while making headway on economic growth and… Continue reading

Lakewood/Smokey Point Library to celebrate grand opening in January

SMOKEY POINT – If you love reading and the irresistible draw of an aisle of alphabetized book titles, the new Lakewood/Smokey Point Library will open… Continue reading

A Simple Gesture aims to fill up Arlington Food Bank all year

ARLINGTON – Arlington Food Bank volunteers are busy as elves and shelves are amply stocked with donations for the holidays, but coordinators think they’ve come… Continue reading

Arlington doctor preps for amazing race to end polio for good

ARLINGTON – Retired Arlington physician Lee Harman would travel around the world to see polio wiped out in our lifetime - and that’s halfway what… Continue reading

Family pleads for public’s help to find missing teenage daughter

ARLINGTON – Family and friends of a missing Arlington girl are seeking the public’s help to find her. They are trying to locate Shyanne Williamson,… Continue reading

Mayor, council honor Raezer for his leadership, passion for Arlington

ARLINGTON – Usually mild-mannered Chris Raezer seemed a little too impatient to get to the Transportation Benefit District meeting and adjourn Monday’s City Council meeting.… Continue reading

Proposed regional fire authority on life support after tense talks

ARLINGTON – Arlington city councilmembers grudgingly struck a tone of compromise in discussions Monday to give a lifeline to Regional Fire Authority talks, while their… Continue reading

Church to perform zany ‘Christmas Choir’ comedy to support foster children during holidays

ARLINGTON – Just like the old saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” don’t judge a play by its choir. That’s worth keeping in… Continue reading

City issues permit for Pilot Travel Center at Island Crossing

ARLINGTON – The city issued a special use permit on Dec. 7 after a hearing examiner’s ruling that will enable the Pilot Travel Center project… Continue reading

Tulalips break ground on new casino (slide show)

TULALIP – On a three count, shovels dug in and mined some gold. That’s the good fortune the Tulalip Tribes hopes to see after breaking… Continue reading