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Friday not as Black as usual

While some people in the Marysville and Arlington area woke up nursing…

 

Single mom with twin girls will never get tired of early Christmas present

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Global Machine Works riding growth wave in aerospace industry

ARLINGTON – Aerospace manufacturing is riding a wave of growth in Arlington…

 

He can install insulation like nobody’s business

ARLINGTON – Albert Brodeur of Arlington installs insulation. What makes that newsworthy…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoU.S. Rep. Rick Larsen tries his hand at working on a Glasair Sportsman aircraft engine

High school students build own airplane in Arlington

ARLINGTON — When four students from Wisconsin won the chance to build their own aircraft at Glasair Aviation in Arlington, they didn't expect to see the debut of the company's latest aircraft, much less meet U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoU.S. Rep. Rick Larsen tries his hand at working on a Glasair Sportsman aircraft engine
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoSherine Wenzel

Head lice can happen to anyone

ARLINGTON — It's the season for head lice, and local schools have already dealt with a few cases.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoSherine Wenzel
Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville’s Clarence Due shows off his 1950s-era Chevrolet

Show ‘N’ Shine expands space but stays safe

ARLINGTON — As the 17th annual Show 'N' Shine car show comes to downtown Arlington June 11, the Arlington Fire Department and the Downtown Arlington Business Association expressed confidence that their street closure maintains public safety while allowing the event to accommodate more attendees.

Kirk Boxleitner/Staff PhotoMarysville’s Clarence Due shows off his 1950s-era Chevrolet
Within the next six to eight months

Salsa company breaks ground on bigger building

ARLINGTON — Between May 13-16, the San Juan Salsa Co. expects to break ground on the expanded facility its partners have been planning for more than a year.

Within the next six to eight months
Firefighter Ian Phipps helps Arlington High School senior Nicole McGowan work a fire hose. Students received hands-on training at various jobs from experts in their fields at a program at the Arlington Airport.

‘Trade UP’ gives students hands-on career experience

ARLINGTON — Arlington High School senior Nicole McGowan got a broader perspective on the careers that are out there when Arlington firefighter Ian Phipps helped her operate a firehose at the Arlington Airport April 5.

Firefighter Ian Phipps helps Arlington High School senior Nicole McGowan work a fire hose. Students received hands-on training at various jobs from experts in their fields at a program at the Arlington Airport.
Annette Coates performs physical therapy on a patient.

Aging population means more health clinics needed

SMOKEY POINT — The local area has no shortage of medical clinics and practitioners of health and wellness, so when North Sound Physical Therapy conducted its open house at its new location, its members offered their thoughts.

Annette Coates performs physical therapy on a patient.
Shane Henderson and his daughter

DABA sees Arlington business community growing

ARLINGTON — As he embarks on his third term as president of the Downtown Arlington Business Association, what Mike Britt has seen most is growth.

Shane Henderson and his daughter
Mike Zachman shows U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen how his workers recycle mattresses.

Arlington Recycle Warehouse keeps mattresses from landfills

ARLINGTON — If you live in Arlington and have a mattress you need to get rid of, you can recycle it rather than throwing it away.

Mike Zachman shows U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen how his workers recycle mattresses.

‘Construction Futures’ lets teens sample industrial jobs

ARLINGTON — Snohomish County has identified the need to bolster its industrial ranks, and Arlington will serve as a site to get area teens involved.

Show ‘N’ Shine returns to Olympic Ave. June 13

ARLINGTON — While some citizens have expressed concerns about the state of Arlington's downtown, Mike Britt sees a business community that's on the grow, and cites the upcoming Show 'N' Shine car show on Saturday, June 13, as evidence.

Randy Opel and Chris Evans work on concrete flooring at the Fruitful Farm & Nursery in Oso.

Oso nursery rebuilds after tough year due to landslide

OSO — After a tumultuous season last year, in the wake of the Oso slide, the Fruitful Farm & Nursery on Highway 530 aims to have an upgraded facility this season.

Randy Opel and Chris Evans work on concrete flooring at the Fruitful Farm & Nursery in Oso.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber honors volunteers

TULALIP — Jesica Stickles knows the good work that her volunteers are doing through the feedback they get.

Sandy Albright shows off the current facilities for the San Juan Salsa Co. in Arlington.

San Juan Salsa Co. expands in Arlington

ARLINGTON — As much as the San Juan Salsa Co. remains committed to serving nothing but handcrafted salsas, they've nonetheless outgrown their facilities and will be expanding into a new building by the end of the year.

Sandy Albright shows off the current facilities for the San Juan Salsa Co. in Arlington.
Richard White

Chamber hears Boeing exec

SMOKEY POINT — "We're the largest exporter by value," Richard White, manager of state and local government relations for Boeing, told the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce March 10.

Richard White
Patrice Romero receives dialysis at the new DaVita center in Marysville.

New center shortens trips for local kidney patients

MARYSVILLE — Marysville might not seem like a short commute from Burlington, but for dialysis patient Patrice Romero, it's more convenient than going to Oak Harbor.

Patrice Romero receives dialysis at the new DaVita center in Marysville.
Lisa Flatt

Local video interpreters help the deaf communicate

SMOKEY POINT — Even though Ron Burdett is deaf, he still enjoys calling friends and family on the phone to talk about the Seattle Seahawks.

Lisa Flatt