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Cub Scouts don’t blow shot at sailing fun

Kai Morse, left, and Logan Hartman participate in the Cub Scouts’ rain-gutter regatta. - Kirk Boxleitner
  • Aug 31, 2014 at 4:00PM

ARLINGTON — After their parents had filled two parallel tracks of rain-gutters with water at Legion Park, the boys of Cub Scouts of America Pack 92 proceeded to huff and puff and blow their miniature sailboats down those tracks for their "Rain-Gutter Regatta."

 

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Field day gives on-site insights on forestry

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 4:17PM

ARLINGTON — Soil scientist Dave Peterson stood in the shallow pit that he'd dug on the Graves family's property, surrounded by trees and fellow woodland owners. Peterson served as the instructor for one of six stations at the North Puget Sound Forestry Field Day, which was jointly coordinated July 26 by the Washington State University Forestry Extension program, the state Department of Natural Resources and the Snohomish Conservation District.

Silvana Fair draws thousands

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 5:23PM

SILVANA — The 67th annual Silvana Community Fair drew between 3,000 to 3,500 attendees to the fairgrounds outside Viking Hall July 26, which fair treasurer Darlene Strotz deemed one of the best levels of turnout yet.

Blueberry Festival draws record crowd with big berries

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 4:00PM

ARLINGTON — The Bryant Blueberry Farm's sixth annual festival returned to its fields July 26, drawing a thousand attendees from throughout the western side of the state and beyond.

Silvana Fair returns to Viking Hall July 26

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 4:47PM

SILVANA — The Silvana Fair marks its return July 26 to the tiny town between Stanwood and Arlington, whose Viking Hall and surrounding fairground fields come alive with the sounds of family farming fun on the last Saturday of every July. The event marks the start of fair season in the Pacific Northwest.

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