ARLINGTON — Not only is Alice Spane turning 100 years old on March 9, but she can also say that she’s lived almost her entire life in North Snohomish County, from the time she grew up in the Stanwood/Bryant area.
LAKEWOOD — Elwood "Woody" Barker's family and friends helped him celebrate his 90 years, at his home in Lakewood on Sunday, Feb. 23, with recollections that all served to confirm his lifelong work ethic.
LAKEWOOD — Sixth-grade STEM students at Lakewood Middle School will get hands-on lessons on wind power thanks to the Snohomish County Public Utility District, which awarded 10 mini-grants to help schools incorporate energy and water education into their curricula for the 2013-14 school year.
ARLINGTON — The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, located at 6905 172nd St. NE in Arlington.
ARLINGTON — When Leilani Lucrisia conducted a recent presentation on DNA and family research for the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society of Arlington, she hadn’t expected the number of attendees who arrived.
ARLINGTON — Read a tale or two with Arlington’s best listeners, registered therapy dogs Gus and Mason, on Saturday, Feb. 22, beginning at 11 a.m.
SMOKEY POINT — The Stillaguamish Senior Center is hosting a chicken dinner on Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. They are serving roasted chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, roll, drinks and dessert.
ARLINGTON — Post Middle School announces its 36th Annual Social Studies Fair will be held March 15, 10 a.m. to noon, and will be open to the public. Eighth-grade students at Post Middle School research and present projects related to family history, local/Washington state history or United States history before 1900.
The Arlington and Marysville school districts are among those whose schools have received a total of 10 mini-grants for science-related educational projects from the Snohomish County Public Utility District. These grants help schools incorporate energy and water education into their curricula.
ARLINGTON — The next general meeting of the Centennial Trail Coalition of Snohomish County will take place Thursday, Jan. 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Stillaguamish Conference Room, located at 154 W. Cox Ave. in Arlington. The public is welcome to bring questions, comments and suggestions.
ARLINGTON — Whether you already have a green thumb or your interest in horticulture is just budding, the Arlington Community Garden currently has a limited number of planting beds available, adjacent to the Arlington Library at the intersection of N. Washington Avenue and E. Second Street.
ARLINGTON — While the seventh annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival promises a full day of activities and exhibits on Saturday, Feb. 1, many of the festivities will get a head-start on Friday, Jan. 31.
ARLINGTON — If you missed the Friends of the Arlington Library’s book sales in 2013, don’t worry, because they’ll be back in 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 14, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 15.
ARLINGTON — More than 600 Christmas trees were collected by 16 Boy Scouts and 12 adult volunteers from Troop 29 on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the city of Arlington parking lot just north of Legion Park.
The fourth year of the Nativity Festival at the Arlington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints showcased more than 500 nativity sets, plus more than 100 works of art in the “Life of Christ” room, between Dec. 12-15.
What started out as a simple tradition for the Vanney family on Olympic Avenue has become a spectacle that never fails to draw crowds during the holiday seasons, and if you swing by 425 S. Olympic Ave. in Arlington before the New Year, you just might catch it.
The food bank program at Jake’s House Prayer & Worship Center, located in Suite 105 at 18824 Smokey Point Blvd., was able to help at least three families in need during its inaugural Friday afternoon on Dec. 13.
Before its winter extravaganza kicks off near the end of the month, the Arlington Library is inviting kids to take part in some hands-on science experiments and holiday activities on Dec. 21 and 23, starting with the Pacific Science Center’s “Volts and Jolts” exhibit at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.
ARLINGTON — While there were a few new wrinkles to this year’s seasonal celebrations, Arlington’s “Hometown Holidays” on Dec. 7 still featured plenty of familiar favorites for the whole family, starting with the 20-minute Santa Parade at noon.
ARLINGTON — The Co-op Supply drew an estimated 600 visitors for this year's "Handmade Holiday," which was scheduled to coincide with the "Hometown Holidays" in downtown Arlington on Dec. 7.