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Arlington aerospace company gets Homeland Security certified

Talitha Bagtas, controller of Universal Aerospace, and Brad Bench, special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Seattle, recently entered into an IMAGE agreement. - Courtesy photo.
  • Sep 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

ARLINGTON — An Arlington-based aerospace company has become one of only 44 employers in the state, and 254 in the nation, to partner with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations in a program designed to strengthen its hiring practices, reduce fraud and ensure it employs a legal workforce.

 
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Community Events, September 2014

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It’s all AbouttheWOW, other small firms at event

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 7:00AM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's latest Business After Hours not only shined a spotlight on some smaller business, but also paved the way for a future partnership with the Downtown Arlington Business Association.

Business After Hours showcases smaller businesses, tours chamber offices

  • Aug 17, 2014 at 6:00AM

ARLINGTON — While the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours is a regular event on the third Thursday of every month, the Aug. 21 meeting offers a few new features.

Marijuana producer, processor advocates higher-density employers

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 4:44PM

ARLINGTON — The City Council's Aug. 4 public hearing, on the temporary moratorium limiting marijuana production and processing, drew only one speaker.

Hairport Barber Shop moves into Mt. Pilchuck Ski & Sport

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:49PM

ARLINGTON — Cutting hair allows Lori Kirkeby to indulge her artistic nature, but her no-frills service is tailored to appeal to those who might not feel at home in a beauty parlor.

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