Business

Head lice can happen to anyone

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

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

Marysville Tulalip Chamber honors volunteers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vintage Rustoration borne of childhood passion for antiques

ARLINGTON — It was her grandmother's dresser that got Linda Gudde into antiques.

Pacific Learning Solutions prepares to move

ARLINGTON — Pacific Learning Solutions is not going away, but it is undergoing some significant changes.

Chamber, DABA swear in boards, honor members

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber Board of Directors bid farewell to three of its members, while the Downtown Arlington Business Association recognized the exceptional contributions of one of its own board members.

WISE Women Business Showcase offers strategies for success

SMOKEY POINT — "There's enough pie for everybody, so I don't worry about competing with men, or with anyone other than my own personal best," Kim Thompson said, as she mingled with other women in business at the second annual WISE Women Business Showcase on Jan. 14.

WISE Women conduct 2nd annual Business Showcase Jan. 14

SMOKEY POINT — The WISE Women started two years ago this February, and they're looking to celebrate with their second annual Business Showcase on Wednesday, Jan. 14. It will also mark the debut of their "WISE Women Wednesdays" radio show.