Business

SBA offers disaster loans to those impacted by mudslide

As the area public information offer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kevin Wynne has been meeting with chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community groups to make sure everyone in the area knows about the disaster loans that are available to residents of not only Snohomish County, but also members of the Stillaguamish and Tulalip tribes, as a result of the Oso mudslide.

Domino’s supports Oso landslide victims

SMOKEY POINT — The Smokey Point Domino's Pizza, located at 3704 172nd Ave. NE in Arlington, will be conducting a fundraiser for the victims of the Oso landslide on Thursday, March 27.

  • Mar 25, 2014

VCS ‘WorkStrides’ set for March 18-20

SMOKEY POINT — Village Community Services is offering its next “WorkStrides” seminars from Tuesday, March 18, through Thursday, March 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. all three days, in Suite 200 at 3210 Smokey Point Dr. in Arlington.

  • Mar 14, 2014

River Rock Smoke Shop opens at I-5 Exit 210

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Tribe's third River Rock Smoke Shop opened with a full day of fanfare on Friday, Feb. 28, as the convenience store and gas station at 23704 13th Ave. NE, just off Interstate 5 at Exit 210, drew literally more cars than they had room for in their parking lot.

Chamber moves, will be closed March 3-7

ARLINGTON — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce has begun the process of moving, so its phone and Internet service will be limited.

  • Mar 1, 2014

Arlington Veterinary Hospital opens state-of-the-art facility

ARLINGTON — Dr. Krystal Grant was inspired to open the Arlington Veterinary Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 22, by her lifelong love of animals, from growing up with horses to learning how much she appreciates all shapes and sizes of mammals through her nine years of veterinary practice.

Local Scoop reopens Feb. 24

ARLINGTON — When the Local Scoop restaurant reopens on Monday, Feb. 24, even its menus will still be the same.

Local food service businesses earn awards

EVERETT — Arlington and Marysville food service businesses were well-represented in the Snohomish Health District’s Food Safety Excellence Awards for 2013.

Free tax preparation, filing assistance available

Marysville and Arlington residents can take advantage of free tax preparation and filing assistance for taxpayers of all ages through the AARP Tax Aide Program.

  • Feb 8, 2014

DABA reboots with new meeting time, location

ARLINGTON — The first evening meeting of the Downtown Arlington Business Association on Wednesday, Feb. 5, included changes far broader than just the new meeting time and location, but DABA President Mike Britt sees that as a good first step.

Lil’ Thrift offers ‘usual needs, unusual wants’ in downtown Arlington

ARLINGTON — Jeff and Becky Phebus brought seven years of experience in the secondhand goods trade to their latest storefront, when they officially opened the Lil' Thrift store in downtown Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 1, and they want their customers to benefit from their knowledge and connections.

Weston seniors receive hands-on experience

ARLINGTON — Weston High School seniors have been getting hands-on experience in the working world, thanks to the contributions of adult professionals in “Seniors for Success.”

Chamber, DABA swear in officers, boards for 2014

SMOKEY POINT — The respective boards of directors for the Downtown Arlington Business Association and the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce were officially installed for 2014 on Tuesday, Jan. 14, after Chamber President Kristen Granroth, of the Granroth Insurance Agency, informed attendees of the day's luncheon at the Medallion Hotel of how the Chamber plans to balance its focus between Arlington and Smokey Point.

Chamber offers prepaid lunches

ARLINGTON — Those who would like to prepay for their luncheons with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce may now do so in six-month and one-year intervals.

  • Jan 10, 2014

WISE Women business showcase set for Jan. 15

SMOKEY POINT — The Medallion Hotel at 16710 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington will host the WISE Women as they showcase successful women in business from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 15.

  • Jan 10, 2014

Mount Pilchuck Ski & Sport hosts open house Jan 4.

ARLINGTON — Mount Pilchuck Ski & Sport in Arlington hosts five small businesses within its establishment, and will be having an open house on Jan. 4.

CVH, PeaceHealth affiliation moves forward

ARLINGTON — The Board of Snohomish County Public Hospital District No. 3 and the PeaceHealth Board have approved a letter of intent for the Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics to affiliate with PeaceHealth.

  • Dec 13, 2013

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber supports Scholarship Fund through Old-Fashioned Bake Sale

ARLINGTON — Among those making merry in downtown Arlington on Dec. 7 were members of the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce, who capitalized on the crowds drawn to Olympic Avenue by the city's "Hometown Holidays" celebrations that day, by setting up a vendor tent in the Arlington City Hall plaza for the return of the Chamber's annual Old-Fashioned Bake Sale.

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber installs new Board

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce installed its new Board of Directors during its winter holiday luncheon on Dec. 10, which included a mix of familiar faces and newcomers to the Board.

Arlington Pizza Factory collects for Operation Christmas Hope Dec. 8

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Pizza Factory at 509 West Ave. is hosting a vendor fair on Sunday, Dec. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. to raise funds for Operation Christmas Hope.

  • Dec 6, 2013