ARLINGTON — Two years after Arlington farmer John Connolly served as the inspiration for the writing of third-grade students from the Soundview School of Lynnwood, Connolly hosted another group from Soundview, this time made up of kindergarten, junior kindergarten and preschool students, as they learned about life in the country.
ARLINGTON — When Grace Meno suffered a concussion playing volleyball on Sept. 11, 2012, the Arlington High School freshman had to take a year off to recuperate. While she’s still coping with the side effects of the injury, Meno not only returned to school full-time in September in 2013, but she’s since taken up the cause of promoting concussion awareness.
ARLINGTON — Four city of Arlington employees were recognized by the Association of Washington Cities for their efforts to reduce risks at their workplaces.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington City Council unanimously approved two interlocal agreements between the Arlington Fire Department and county fire and emergency services on Monday, March 3.
The 67th Avenue Final Phase Project is itself in its final phases, as construction crews work to complete the remaining infrastructure on the street, its sidewalks and its intersections.
ARLINGTON — The city of Arlington looked back on 2013 and ahead to the rest of 2014 during the City Council workshop meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, as city staff reviewed financial reports and grants for the year ahead and the year behind.
SMOKEY POINT — Arlington Police Detectives are asking the community for help in identifying a daytime burglar in the Smokey Point Area.
LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood School District is tantalizingly close to meeting the required supermajority to pass its building bond, but unless the next set of election results shows the approval side gaining at least 32 votes, it won't be close enough.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington Police Department is as busy as it’s even been, thanks to the participation of community members, but at the same time, Arlington Police need that input from the community to keep them from being even busier.
The Arlington City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, Feb. 18, to approve an environmental review for a proposed Urban Growth Area expansion for the city.
ARLINGTON — Travis Hots, who already serves as fire chief for Snohomish County Fire District 22 in the Getchell area, has also stepped up to serve as fire chief of Snohomish County Fire District 21 in the rural Arlington area.
ARLINGTON — Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed a vehicle collision that left an 18-year-old Stanwood woman, a passenger in the vehicle, dead at the scene on Sunday, Feb. 16.
The seventh annual Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival marked the second year of a second day of activities, as well as the second year of a host of activities that also debuted last year, all of which seemed to be settling in as new traditions, according to event organizers.
ARLINGTON — The human remains that were discovered at Twin Rivers Park on the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 1, have since been identified. On Friday, Feb. 7, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner officially identified the deceased as 38-year-old Jeremy M. Imrie of Arlington, who was reported missing after he was last seen near the Lincoln Bridge on May 9, 2013.
OLYMPIA — Dennis Kendall started his day earlier than usual on Thursday. That’s because the former mayor of Marysville, who is still looking out for the community’s best interests, joined almost 80 other volunteers for the 8th Annual United Ways of Washington Lobby Day in Olympia.
OLYMPIA — Arlington Fire Chief Bruce Stedman and Arlington City Council member Jesica Stickles visited the state capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 11, to help make state legislators more aware of safety and transportation issues affecting the local area.
OLYMPIA — Native American Heritage Day is one step closer to becoming an official state holiday, under a bill passed on Friday, Feb. 14, by the Senate.
ARLINGTON — Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the 8100 block of Wade Road in Arlington on Thursday, Feb. 13, and discovered human remains buried under a concrete slab on the property. The verification that the remains located were human was corroborated by an anthropologist with the King County Medical Examiner's Office.
ARLINGTON — The Olympic Theatre has been a landmark in downtown Arlington since 1939, and Norma Pappas has been at its helm since 1977, when she bought it with her dad, but the Tuesday, Feb. 4, showing of The Hobbit could be its final screening.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington City Council voted by a 6-1 margin on Monday, Feb. 3, to approve an ordinance amending the Arlington Municipal Code to allow the production and processing of recreational marijuana in the city’s light industrial and general industrial zones, and to allow the retailing of recreational marijuana in the city’s general commercial and highway commercial zones.