Business

Marijuana producer, processor advocates higher-density employers

ARLINGTON — The City Council's Aug. 4 public hearing, on the temporary moratorium limiting marijuana production and processing, drew only one speaker.

Hairport Barber Shop moves into Mt. Pilchuck Ski & Sport

ARLINGTON — Cutting hair allows Lori Kirkeby to indulge her artistic nature, but her no-frills service is tailored to appeal to those who might not feel at home in a beauty parlor.

Arlington students propose energy-saving methods for schools

ARLINGTON — Close to 40 high school students in the Arlington School District gathered at Weston High School July 30 to present ideas on how the district could decrease its carbon footprint by utilizing renewable energy resources.

Proposed affiliation called off between Cascade Valley, PeaceHealth

ARLINGTON — The Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics' proposed affiliation with the PeaceHealth Medical Group has been called off, for the time being.

Street Fair draws thousands to downtown Arlington

ARLINGTON — With more than 120 vendors and thousands of attendees, the Arlington Street Fair brought together businesses and browsers July 11-13.

Arlington Haggen store closes

ARLINGTON — The Haggen Food & Pharmacy in Arlington will close its doors for the last time in Saturday, July 19, after a liquidation sale that's been going on for nearly two months.

WorkSource hires Oso recovery workers

ARLINGTON — Close to two dozen previously out-of-work Snohomish County residents are already being trained to carry out recovery efforts for the Oso area, and more crews will be put to work in the weeks and months ahead, thanks to WorkSource Snohomish County.

Manufacturing Industrial Center makes progress in County Council

EVERETT — The cities of Arlington and Marysville made a significant step in the progress of their work to designate 4,091 acres of industrial and highway commercial properties between them as a Manufacturing Industrial Center with the help of the Snohomish County Council on Tuesday, May 6.

Dwayne Lane offers vehicles to Oso victims

ARLINGTON — Dwayne Lane’s Family of Auto Centers is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the Oso slide, and wants to do its part in helping the victims affected by this tragedy.

  • May 9, 2014

AHS FFA raises $600 through test drives

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America had set a goal of generating $2,000 for FFA in a single day, through the Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram test-drive fundraiser on Saturday, April 26.

Auditor’s Office seeks licensing subagent proposals for Smokey Point

SMOKEY POINT — The Snohomish County Auditor is accepting business proposals from those interested in owning and operating a vehicle and vessel licensing subagency in the Smokey Point area.

  • May 9, 2014

Business owners meet with elected officials on Oso slide aftermath

ARLINGTON — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was joined by Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert and Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin in leading a roundtable discussion of local business owners in the Arlington City Council Chambers on Thursday, April 24, about how the aftermath of the March 22 Oso mudslide has impacted their livelihoods.

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.