Business

Gov. Inslee set to dedicate OutBack Power’s new Arlington facility

ARLINGTON — OutBack Power Technologies' official grand opening in the Arlington Advanced Manufacturing Park on Thursday, Aug. 22, is set to be attended by not only Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert, but also Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee.

  • Aug 16, 2013

Little Nickel to be combined with community newspapers

Beginning in September, Sound Publishing Inc. will combine the strength of its community newspaper readership and home delivery with the respected classified content and brand recognition of its Little Nickel products. Little Nickel’s advertising will be delivered within the pages of Sound Publishing’s community newspaper products.

  • Aug 14, 2013

Business fair draws crowds of donors for Arlington girl’s heart transplant

SMOKEY POINT — Affordable Dental Care of Smokey Point served as the site for an area business fair that attracted hundreds of attendees, as well as a fundraiser for an ailing local girl that collected hundreds of dollars.

North Sound Kettlebell opens in Arlington

For those who are looking for a new kind of workout, North Sound Kettlebell in Arlington has opened to the public and offers classes in using kettle bells for cardiovascular and strength training.

Affordable Dental Care grand opening raises funds for Lacey’s heart

Affordable Dental Care of Smokey Point is looking to introduce itself to the community by showing some support for one of its most vulnerable members.

Silvana Meats helps Project Homeless Connect feed 1,200

For Silvana Meats, a small specialty meats store based in Silvana, helping the community comes naturally. According to its employees, Silvana Meats donates to quite a few groups including schools, soccer and baseball teams.

  • Jul 9, 2013

Glasair helps students build planes

Glasair Aviation in Arlington is teaming up with the General Aviation Manufacturers Association to provide a unique hands-on learning experience for high school students from Michigan and Minnesota from June 17-30, as the students build a pair of Sportsman aircraft in Glasair’s “Two Weeks to Taxi” program.

AFS opens new fuel services, ramp

By the company’s own admission, its new features took a little while to arrive, but Arlington Flight Services’ self-serve fuel system and ramp expansion has opened and is ready for business.

Defensive Driving opens in Smokey Point

The Defensive Driving chain of schools has opened up a new branch in Smokey Point, in Suite 20 at 3405 172nd St. NE across from the Department of Licensing, and Larry Pierce, co-owner of the Smokey Point Defensive Driving school with his wife Sue, proudly touted the ways in which his driving school differs from others.

Olympic Theatre Foundation moves forward with nonprofit status

ARLINGTON — Members of Save the Olympic Theatre met on Saturday, June 1, to discuss the status of the Olympic Theatre Foundation, which was issued its Certificate of Incorporation by the Washington Secretary of State on May 7, and had already filed for expedited nonprofit status with the IRS.

  • Jun 5, 2013

Business After Hours draws growing crowds

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Thursday, May 16, drew representatives of credit card services, spas, insurance agencies, Avon and Walmart to the Coastal Community Bank in Smokey Point, as part of what event coordinators see as a growing trend for this monthly get-together.

‘Dine & Donate’ at Hubb’s raises funds for Haller Park playground | SLIDESHOW

ARLINGTON — Hubb's Pizza & Pasta drew a steady stream of customers on Friday, May 10, who wanted to show their support for the Rotary Club of Arlington and the 25th annual Great Stilly Duck Dash through the restaurant's all-day "Dine & Donate" event.

Coastal Bank opens in Smokey Point with ribbon-cutting

The grand opening of the Coastal Community Bank at 16419 Smokey Point Blvd. on Friday, May 10, drew a host of dignitaries, from state Sen. Kirk Pearson and Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert, to Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce President Kristen Granroth and Stillaguamish Senior Center Executive Director Jo Olson.

AFS opens new fuel services and ramp May 18

ARLINGTON — The community is invited to join in celebrating the opening of Arlington Flight Services’ self-serve fuel system and ramp expansion.

  • May 14, 2013

Coastal Community Bank opens in Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT — Coastal Community Bank is celebrating the grand opening of its 10th branch at 16419 Smokey Point Blvd. in Smokey Point on May 10.

  • May 7, 2013

AHS DECA stages ‘Safeway Takeover’ May 4

ARLINGTON — Arlington High School DECA students will return to the Smokey Point Safeway for their annual "Safeway Takeover" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.

  • May 4, 2013

Mr. Buckles raises funds for autism

In observance of April as Autism Awareness Month, the Mr. Buckles Oil Change Service Center in Smokey Point conducted a fundraiser for “Answers For Aiden” on Saturday, April 27, by donating 20 percent of the day’s sales — including those of gift certificates for future service — to support autism research.

What’s Bloomin’ Now celebrates grand opening

What’s Bloomin’ Now Floral & More celebrated its official grand opening on Friday, April 19, with a little help from Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert.

What’s Bloomin’ Now Floral & More grand opening April 19

ARLINGTON — What's Bloomin' Now Floral & More will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, April 19.

  • Apr 19, 2013

Cascade Valley Hospital considers affiliation

According to Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics CEO Clark Jones, smaller hospitals such as Cascade Valley are facing an uphill battle to stay in business if they don’t affiliate themselves with larger health care systems.