Business

Chinese delegation shows interest in Arlington Airport

ARLINGTON – A delegation from China visited the Arlington Airport recently, looking into aviation possibilities. Mayor Barb Tolbert said the learning mission was if Arlington… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Last time for Marysville Strawberry Festival fashion show at Leifer Manor as Donna is retiring (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Leifer Manor has hosted the Fashion Show for the Marysville Strawberry Festival many times over the years. But Tuesday was the last time.… Continue reading

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                                The Marysville Farmers Market brings in customers who want fresh fruits, vegetables and other items from local farms.

Going to market

MARYSVILLE – Not only is the nonprofit Marysville Farmers Market that opens today a fun place to hang out, it’s also helping people in need.… Continue reading

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                                The Marysville Farmers Market brings in customers who want fresh fruits, vegetables and other items from local farms.

Tool time as home improvements start

Early summer is an ideal time to complete home-improvement projects. Whether it’s a landscape update, installing new siding or replacement windows, or building a new… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018

Market within a business a healthy option for workers

ARLINGTON – An Arlington business recently became the latest in Northwest Washington to introduce a new concept, Micro Markets, into its break room. Senior Aerospace… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018

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

New store sweeter with ice cream, fudge

MARYSVILLE – It took four months, but Steve and Lynn Reids Whistle Stop Candy Shop finally had its grand opening April 20. Dozens of people… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2018

Flying high: AMTEC North opens doors to high-demand aerospace jobs

ARLINGTON - Ashlyn Kientz wasn’t sure what she wanted in a career after graduating from Arlington High School two years ago. Maybe a welder or… Continue reading

‘Customer Service’ topic at 1st chamber luncheon

MARYSVILLE – In an effort to connect with more members, the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce had its first noon luncheon Tuesday at the Opera… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2018

200 union workers sign contract with Cascade Valley Hospital

ARLINGTON - The nearly 200 professional, technical, service and skilled maintenance caregivers at Cascade Valley Hospital have signed a new contract. The previous one expired… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Coastal grand opening attracts a crowd

MARYSVILLE – The new Coastal Farm and Ranch in the old Kmart building on State Avenue had its grand opening ribbon-cutting Wednesday. City and chamber… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Opportunity Expo: Not all good jobs require a college degree

EVERETT - Remember when good jobs were hard to find without a college education? Not anymore. At the Opportunity Expo for high school juniors Tuesday… Continue reading

Coastal Farm opens in old K mart building in M’ville

MARYSVILLE – The former K mart building in Marysville has a new tenant. Coastal Farm recently finished renovations and moved in, hiring more than 40… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2018

9 local businesses in Seattle Home Show

Six businesses from Arlington and three from Marysville will be at the Seattle Home Show Feb. 17-25 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. From Arlington are:… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2018

‘Confections, Collections and Connections’

MARYSVILLE – The building that housed the old city museum is being turned into an old-fashioned candy shop, including coffee for just 5 cents. Steve… Continue reading

New business to match $1,000 in donations to Marysville food bank

MARYSVILLE – Coastal Farm and Ranch hasn’t even opened its doors in Marysville, but it is opening its hearts over the holidays to match donations… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Shopping on Thanksgiving no longer taboo

MARYSVILLE – A few years ago, when stores starting opening for shopping on Thanksgiving Day, there was an outcry on social media for that to… Continue reading

New Chipotle to open Thursday

LAKEWOOD – A new Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open Thursday. It is located near the intersection of 27th Avenue and Twin Lakes Avenue… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017

Park it at new apartment complex in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Housing prices are going up, so fewer people who are on the bubble of affordability are able to pull off buying a home.… Continue reading

Trade jobs in high demand, offer high pay

MARYSVILLE – If school isn’t your thing – don’t drop out, consider a career in the trades. That’s the message Scott Peterson wants to get… Continue reading