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.

Mt. Pilchuck Ski & Sport welcomes two new businesses

Arlington residents Lynn and Bentley Marks have been expanding their businesses just south of the Arlington Airport on a semi-annual basis for the past few years, and this fall will prove no exception.

Domino’s Pizza opens in Smokey Point | SLIDESHOW

When Domino’s Pizza opened the doors of its latest location in Smokey Point on Friday, Sept. 13, it donated 100 percent of that branch’s sales for the day to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association to aid Lacey Ernst, a 5-year-old Arlington girl in need of a heart transplant.

Local companies included in county’s Solar Tour 2013

The Snohomish County Solar Tour 2013 is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, as part of the American Solar Energy Society’s national solar tour. A variety of homes and businesses around Snohomish County are available for tours on that day only. Owners will provide access to residences and businesses to show the latest technologies available in solar and green energy solutions.

  • Sep 17, 2013

Smokey Point Domino’s Pizza grand opening supports Lacey Ernst’s heart transplant

SMOKEY POINT — When Domino's Pizza opens the doors of its latest location in Smokey Point on Friday, Sept. 13, it will donate 100 percent of that branch's sales for the day to the Children's Organ Transplant Association to help Lacey Ernst, a 5-year-old Arlington girl in need of a heart transplant.

  • Sep 10, 2013

Greyhall Hypnotherapy opens in Smokey Point

Certified hypnotherapist Scott Whippo was welcomed to the community during a ribbon-cutting on Saturday, Aug. 24, by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert at the office for his new practice, Greyhall Hypnotherapy, which shares space with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce offices.

Mystic Mountain Nursery offers plants, gifts, bed & breakfast

When Carrie and Chuck Snow moved to Oso in the fall of 1993, the couple had no idea that their restoration of the farmhouse they purchased in the valley between the mountains would become the basis for a cottage industry.

Gov. Inslee dedicates OutBack Power’s new facility in Arlington | SLIDESHOW

ARLINGTON — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert and other Arlington city officials as he officially dedicated the new location of OutBack Power Technologies in the Arlington Advanced Manufacturing Park with representatives of its company parent, the Alpha Group, on Thursday, Aug. 22.

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.