Business

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

‘Small Business Saturday’ returns Nov. 30

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce is asking people to shop locally on Nov. 30, said Chamber President Kristen Granroth. A day like Small Business Saturday encourages people to discover products and services that are available locally, and the hope is those new customers will turn into repeat customers, she said.

  • Nov 29, 2013

Healing Wind Massage seeks to treat both body and mind

ARLINGTON — Roxanne Fisher opened Healing Wind MFR Therapy in Suite C at 437 N. Olympic Ave. earlier this year to provide myofascial release, a specialized stretching technique used by some physical and massage therapists to treat patients with soft-tissue issues, but what sets Healing Wind apart from other outlets for massage therapy in the area is the degree to which Fisher attempts to address the connection between mind and body.

AHS hosts ‘Holiday Shoppe’ to raise funds for Art Club Nov. 23

ARLINGTON — The Arlington High School commons will host the first in what event organizers hope will become an annual series of "Holiday Shoppe" fundraisers for the AHS Art Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.

  • Nov 15, 2013

AHS DECA plans mock competition Nov. 23

ARLINGTON — Arlington High School's DECA will be conducting mock competitions on the Saturdays of Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, but the DECA students need help from members of the community to make this happen.

  • Nov 15, 2013

Inspire Hair Studio hosts Chamber’s next Business After Hours Nov. 21

ARLINGTON — Inspire Hair Studio, located at 108 E. Fifth St. in Arlington, will host the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's next Business After Hours, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, and salon owner Pam Evans couldn't be more thrilled.

Hundreds attend SAC Health Fair

SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Athletic Club’s fifth annual Health and Fitness Fair’s 21 vendors met with as many as 500 members of the public on Monday, Nov. 4.

State of the Chamber meeting Nov. 12

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce will be conducting their State of the Chamber meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Medallion Hotel in Smokey Point, with registration at 11:30 a.m. and the buffet kicking off at 11:50 a.m.

  • Nov 9, 2013

Lowe’s spruces up Kids’ Kloset

ARLINGTON — Kids' Kloset was bustling with activity at its offices in the former Arlington High School building on Friday, Oct. 25, as its facilities were refurbished by 24 employees of Lowe's, representing store branches in Smokey Point, Everett, Monroe, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, Bellevue, Bellingham, north Seattle and even Issaquah.

Angel of the Winds Casino breaks ground on hotel expansion

ARLINGTON — Friday, Oct. 25, saw the Angel of the Winds Casino officially break ground on construction of a new $20-million, 125-room, five-story hotel.

Inspire Hair Studio fetes opening

ARLINGTON — Pamela Evans has done hair for 27 years, 13 of them in Arlington, so when the previous owner of her hair salon decided to retire, she renamed the business in honor of the biggest reason why she’s kept going in the beauty industry.

XYZ, Your Image studios open in Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT — XYZ Studio and Your Image Studio were officially welcomed as neighbors of Mt. Pilchuck Ski & Sport at 5200 172nd St. NE in Arlington on Saturday, Sept. 28, as 35 participants turned out for that morning's free Zumba class in spite of the gray skies and drizzle outside.

Silicon Energy, OutBack Power promote solar energy

Two local companies — OutBack Power Technologies in Arlington and Silicon Energy in Marysville — served as hub sites for this year’s Snohomish County Solar Tour, whose informational walk-throughs on Saturday, Sept. 21, were designed to answer the questions of area residents and industry professionals alike.