The annual Letter Carriers Food Drive on Saturday, May 11, couldn’t have come too soon for the Arlington Community Food Bank.
TULALIP — At approximately 10:23 p.m. on Friday, May 17, multiple calls were made to 911 from residents in the area of the 900 block of 43rd Street NW in Tulalip, which is near to Potlatch Beach, and adjacent to the Priest Point area of Puget Sound. Multiple residents reported hearing someone from the water screaming for help.
MARYSVILLE — The closure of SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge planned for May 17-19 has been canceled.
At an April 22 workshop, the Arlington City Council considered the renewal of a contract with the Humane Society of Skagit Valley for the care and housing of stray animals found in Arlington, and while the contract has already saved money for the city, officials have additional ideas on how to drive down the cost for animal control.
The Arlington School District’s Board of Directors and superintendent met with those of the Marysville, Everett and Mount Vernon school districts on Saturday, May 11, to take a tentative new method of measuring superintendent performance out for a test drive.
Between May 20 and June 2, motorists in Snohomish County can expect to see law enforcement patrolling city and county roads in search of unbuckled drivers and passengers, as well as drivers using their cell phones.
ARLINGTON — On the morning of Monday, May 6, Stillaguamish Senior Center staff members found they'd been made the victims of a second weekend burglary within a two-week period.
With spring already well underway, all of the beds in the Arlington Community Garden have been rented out, and most of them have already been planted, as local gardeners not only continue to grow crops that they’ll share with the Arlington Community Food Bank, but also with the “Million Tomato Compost Campaign.”
ARLINGTON — On Sunday, May 5, Arlington Police arrested two 19-year-old male suspects from Arlington for investigation of robbery in the first degree and assault in the second degree, related to three armed robberies of an espresso stand and two convenience stores in downtown Arlington that occurred over the weekend. The suspects are also believed to be responsible for the Feb. 5 armed robbery of Moe's Espresso, located in the 100 block of W. Division Street.
MARYSVILLE — As a result of the findings of a Marysville Police Department internal affairs investigation, Officer Derek Carlile's employment with the city of Marysville has been terminated, effective immediately as of Monday, May 6.
MARYSVILLE — Drivers who use the Interstate 5 off-ramps to Fourth Street in Marysville and Marine View Drive in Tulalip may experience increased congestion beginning the morning of Tuesday, May 7.
ARLINGTON — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified the male victim involved in an accident on the Stillaguamish River on Sunday, May 5, as 54 year-old Jay R. Griffin from Everett. The Medical Examiner's Office has listed the cause of death as drowning.
ARLINGTON — The Transportation Benefit District Board workshop meeting on May 2 kicked off with some expressed concerns about the news coverage to date of the upcoming TBD ballot resolution, with Arlington City Council member Steve Baker worrying that the phrases “street improvements” and “street maintenance” could send the wrong message.
The joint meeting of the Arlington City Council, the Arlington School District and the Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics Board of Commissioners on April 29 saw representatives from each agency explaining what lies ahead for them.
My drive home takes me up Highway 528 to where I opt for turning south on 83rd or easing through the construction zone to Highway 9. Curiosity always wins and I endure flaggers’ hold-ups to see what’s going on.
MARYSVILLE — Just before noon on Monday, April 29, a 30-year-old male suspect from Snohomish County reportedly fired shots at Marysville Police officers after a vehicle pursuit that began in Marysville and ended in Everett with the suspect being taken into custody.
Heavy rains and rising temperatures brought flooding and landslides to portions of Western Washington on Wednesday. More rain is forecast today, but is expected to tail off in most areas by this evening.