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

PUD website offers more tools to customers

PUD customers will find many valuable tools, resources and customer-friendly features at the PUD's website at, where you can pay your bill online, sign up for e-newsletters and use the PUD "EnergyAdvisor" calculator to learn how you can save money on electric bills.

  • Nov 27, 2012

Studio 5 collects for food bank

As Studio 5 Hair Design prepares to celebrate its 10-year anniversary in Arlington in January, its employees are devoting this fall and winter to showing the local community how much they appreciate their support.

‘Small Business Saturday’ set for Nov. 24

While many holiday shoppers are already gearing up for “Black Friday,” the Marysville and Arlington communities are asking that they keep “Small Business Saturday” in mind as well on Nov. 24.

AHS, Silicon Energy turn Larson stadium ‘green’

ARLINGTON — As part of the Snohomish County PUD's voluntary "Planet Power" green energy program, AHS has installed solar panels purchased from Silicon Energy on the John C. Larson stadium.

  • Nov 9, 2012

Sadie Lane supports breast cancer awareness

Ronda Howard just opened Sadie Lane Vintage Treasures at 301 N. Olympic Ave. in the spring, but she’s already looking to start an annual tradition at her store.

Protestors show support for local Walmart workers

Walmart stores throughout Western Washington, including Arlington and Tulalip, became the sites of actions on Wednesday, Oct. 10, on behalf of Walmart employees across America who have protested their working conditions.

Arlington’s DABA ushers in new board

The Downtown Arlington Business Association ushered in an almost entirely new Board of Directors on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Wound Care Center helps patients heal

The Cascade Valley Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center considers itself one of the best-kept secrets in Arlington, but it’s eager to lose that status.