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Arlington conductor says BNSF derailed his family for 6 1/2 years after wrongful firing

  • Today at 1:30AM

ARLINGTON – For 6 1/2 years, Curtis and Kelly Rookaird feel their lives have been derailed by Burlington Northern Sante Fe. But Curtis said he hopes a federal judge will "stop them in their tracks" next month.

City honors McDuffy for work as superintendent, partners with school district on manufacturing training center

  • Jun 24, 2016 at 10:57AM

ARLINGTON — On the same evening that Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert honored outgoing schools superintendent Kris McDuffy, the City Council agreed to partner with the school district on the Advanced Manufacturing Training Education Center.

4 Arlington gridders to play in all-state game; 1 from Lakewood

  • Jun 24, 2016 at 10:17AM

Arlington leads the way with four players who will be in the annual 4A/3A East-West football game that will take place at 6 p.m. July 1 at Gonzaga Prep High School in Spokane.

Arlington basketball great Kayla Burt to be inducted into Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 8:34AM

ARLINGTON – Former Arlington High School standout basketball star Kayla Burt is among those who will be inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame this year.

Arlington assistant city administrator position restored, but with one dissenting vote

  • Jun 21, 2016 at 3:03PM

ARLINGTON — Council member Mike Hopson was the lone holdout in an otherwise unanimous vote to reinstate the assistant city administrator position that Arlington eliminated two years ago.

M'ville police rescue family after relative fires off gun

  • Jun 21, 2016 at 10:18AM

MARYSVILLE – Police rescued three family members who had crawled out on their roof early this morning after a 52-year-old man became agitated about losing his job and fired off some shots.

Weston High School graduates overcome obstacles

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jun 17, 2016 at 11:44AM

ARLINGTON — Graduating from high school is challenging for any student, but for those at Weston High School the road has included more obstacles than most.

M'ville church offers vigil to honor Orlando victims

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 12:18PM

MARYSVILLE – A local church is opening its doors tonight for a vigil to honor the lives lost in the deadly shooting in Orlando, Fla., this week.

Parents of double-murder suspect arrested; charge reduced for 1 brother

  • Jun 15, 2016 at 8:16AM

ARLINGTON – One of the brothers charged in the murder of an Oso couple has had the charges reduced to rendering criminal assistance in the first degree.

Arlington High School graduating class says its farewells

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 4:58PM

ARLINGTON — The farewells were even more emotional than usual during the Arlington High School class of 2016 graduation ceremony June 12 at the Xfinity Arena in Everett.

Parents of Reed brothers arrested for suspicion of rendering assistance in double murder

  • Jun 14, 2016 at 1:56PM

ARLINGTON – The parents of murder suspect John Reed have been arrested in Ellensburg on suspicion of rendering criminal assistance in the first degree.

Lakewood High School graduates greet new opportunities in new commencement venue

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 5:23PM

TULALIP — Trying something new paid off for Lakewood High School, as its graduating class of 2016 enjoyed mostly sunny skies at the Tulalip Amphitheatre for its June 10 commencement.

Arlington names new superintendent

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 6:00AM updated at 9:20AM

ARLINGTON – Chrys Sweeting, an assistant superintendent in the Puyallup School District, has been named the new schools chief in Arlington.

Presidents Elementary students learn to find the ‘Leader In Me’

  • Jun 13, 2016 at 1:30AM

ARLINGTON — When Jennifer Jensen's third-grade students took scissors to magazines in her class at Presidents Elementary, they were "Thinking Win/Win."

New fire trucks ceremonially washed, pushed into bay

  • Jun 12, 2016 at 1:30AM

ARLINGTON — When the Arlington Fire Department officially presented its new 2015 Rosenbauer Commander engine and ladder trucks to the public at Station 46 June 6, fire chief Bruce Stedman warned civilians in attendance that he'd be putting them to work.

Birth mark a beauty mark for actress with Arlington ties

  • Jun 6, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2016 at 10:32AM

ARLINGTON – When Paige Billiot picked up her little sister Gabrielle from school, kids would stare and point.

Arlington man wins $1.6 million lawsuit against BNSF

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 9:11AM

ARLINGTON – Curtis Rookaird of Gleneagle has won $1.6 million in a lawsuit against Burlington Northern Sante Fe for wrongful dismissal.

Community cleanup organizers, volunteers honored

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 8:53AM

ARLINGTON — The city honored citizens who took time to clean up their community, as Vicky McMurray and Jennifer Smith were lauded by Mayor Barbara Tolbert June 6.

Ventura named new police chief; Stedman returns to fire chief

  • Jun 10, 2016 at 8:51AM

ARLINGTON — Jonathan Ventura's promotion to chief of the Arlington Police Department June 6 came as part of a wave of promotions, hires and departures.

Cancer survivor recounts progress of family’s treatment thanks to ACS

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 4:15PM

ARLINGTON — For Gayle Yunker, the fight against cancer is intensely personal.

Wesco North 3A names spring sport standouts

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 3:15PM

WESCO 3A NORTH Baseball First Team Pitchers Alex Aumick, Marysville Pilchuck, sr.; Tristan Sheward, Arlington, jr. (2nd team) Catchers Dylen Boomer, M-P, sr. Sheward (2nd) First Base Calvin Walker, M-P, sr. Infielders Trent Tinglestad, M-P, sr. Tristen Southard, M-P, sr. Jared Bailey, Arlington, jr.

Head lice can happen to anyone

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 1:30AM

ARLINGTON — It's the season for head lice, and local schools have already dealt with a few cases.

City considers water improvement & sources, plus pavement preservation

  • Jun 7, 2016 at 1:30AM

ARLINGTON — More than a mile of aging water pipe made of asbestos-concrete will be replaced in the city. On one project, the old pipe will actually stay in the ground because to move it would lead to more challenges.

3 finalists selected for Arlington schools superintendent; public meetings start Tuesday

  • Jun 6, 2016 at 11:26AM

ARLINGTON – Three superintendent finalists have been chosen by the Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors to move forward in the interview process. The three finalists and the dates they will meet the public are:

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