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.

Larsen looks at aviation in Arlington

When U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited the Arlington Airport last fall, he met with a few of the non-aviation manufacturers in its business park areas, but on Thursday, April 4, aviation was at the forefront of his focus.

Arlington’s Pottery Nook celebrates official opening

By the time Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert was ready to do the ribbon-cutting marking the official grand opening of Kim Winfrey’s Pottery Nook on March 16, so many families had already started painting various do-it-yourself pottery art objects that they had to be reminded that the ceremony was taking place.

  • Mar 26, 2013

Arlington Companion Pet Clinic opens

Dr. Steve Gowen almost became a doctor of human medicine, but for the owner of the recently opened Arlington Companion Pet Clinic, it would have been his second choice, if veterinary medicine hadn’t been available

Hallmark Homes NW celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

After remodeling their building and reopening under new ownership and a new name at the start of the year, Hallmark Homes NW finally celebrated their transition with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by an estimated 100 fellow merchants and citizens of Arlington on Feb. 27.

Arlington Travel becomes Travel Time

Those looking for Arlington Travel can now find it under Travel Time, which purchased Arlington Travel at the start of the year and took on some of its most experienced employees.

‘Getting Your House in Order’ at Stillaguamish Senior Center on Feb. 26

SMOKEY POINT — A seminar on legal issues entitled "Getting Your House in Order" will be presented by attorney David E. Duskin, of the law firm of Bailey, Duskin & Peiffle, on Feb. 26 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

  • Feb 14, 2013

Local locksmith gets $5,000 in equipment to expand services

Arlington locksmith Anna Fouts is content to work out of her “office on wheels” — the Ford Escape that currently contains all of her equipment — because she believes that the most important part of her trade is simply lending a hand to others, as her mentor in the field did for her when she got started more than half a dozen years ago.

Arlington Kickboxing Academy moves to new facility

Landon Showalter wants the community to know that the Arlington Kickboxing Academy hasn’t shut down, but has instead simply moved to 5919 195th St. NE. Indeed, the reason for AKA’s move is one that many businesses would hope to have.

AHS wrestlers give Action Sports a helping hand in moving

Action Sports in downtown Arlington got an early Christmas present when half a dozen students and adults involved in the Arlington High School wrestling program helped the store move to its new location, one block south on Olympic Avenue, in a single day.

Register online for Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber Board installation luncheon on Jan. 8

ARLINGTON — Friday, Jan. 4, is the last day to receive member pricing when you RSVP for the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's luncheon and installation of its new Board on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

  • Jan 4, 2013

Smokey Point Buzz Inn celebrates move to Arlington

For years, the Buzz Inn Steakhouse was a traditional fixture of Smokey Point, just northeast of the I-5 exit, but a few months ago, the restaurant’s owners felt it was time for a change.

  • Jan 3, 2013

Autumnwood Dental gives free checkups to kids Feb. 1

ARLINGTON — Autumnwood Dental in Arlington will be providing free checkups for children aged 13 years and younger on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

  • Dec 22, 2012

Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber prepares to take visitors on ‘CyberTour’

ARLINGTON — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce will be taking tourism digital with its new "CyberTour" in 2013.

  • Dec 21, 2012