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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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

High school students build own airplane in Arlington

  • Jul 4, 2016 at 5:00AM

ARLINGTON — When four students from Wisconsin won the chance to build their own aircraft at Glasair Aviation in Arlington, they didn't expect to see the debut of the company's latest aircraft, much less meet U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen.

Fourth of July parades, Duck Dash and fireworks prevail against gray skies

  • Jul 5, 2016 at 3:41PM

ARLINGTON — Arlington's Fourth of July began with a dreary downpour that Monday morning, but cleared off enough to draw the usual packed crowds for its parades down Olympic Avenue that afternoon.

Many show up for wet July 4 festivities in Arlington (slide show)

  • Jul 5, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jul 6, 2016 at 2:55PM

ARLINGTON — Rain didn't stop many from indulging in the local festivities in Arlington July 4 at Haller Park.

Arlington’s Jayla Russ signs on to play for Eastern Michigan University

  • Jul 7, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jul 11, 2016 at 9:36AM

ARLINGTON — Arlington 2016 graduate, Jayla Russ was pretty much set to attend Tacoma Community College to play basketball until she got word from her AAU coach in late June that Eastern Michigan University was working on getting her a scholarship to play.

City moves to upgrade the last of its old streetlights to LED

  • Jul 8, 2016 at 12:37PM

ARLINGTON — The city will finally be getting rid of the last of its High-Pressure Sodium light bulbs, and upgrading to the Light-Emitting Diode bulbs that are now standard throughout Snohomish County.

Fly-In smokin’ with just plane fun

  • Jul 7, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Jul 8, 2016 at 11:58PM

ARLINGTON — A new layout for the 48th annual Fly-In at the Arlington Airport meant those who entered from the west July 7 were greeted by an assortment of military vehicles and weapons, along with a band of Russian soldiers who looked like they'd stepped out of the last century.

Goodyear Blimp touches down twice at Arlington Airport

  • Jul 11, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:21PM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Airport received a famous visitor not just once, but twice in less than a week, as the Goodyear Blimp returned to the airfield July 10, after first touching down there July 4.

Locals win tickets to see Foreigner, CDs

  • Jul 12, 2016 at 8:46AM

TULALIP – Barbara Roy of Arlington was the grand-prize winner in the drawing for meet-and-greet tickets to see Foreigner at the Tulalip Amphitheatre Friday night. But Arlene Klemme of Marysville ended up being the big winner. She placed fourth in the drawing, winning a CD. But Roy also invited her to be her guest at the meet-and-greet. Three people won the Foreigner “Feels Like The First Time” three-package CD. There is a live version in Chicago, a new studio version of classic hits and an all-acoustic CD. Those winners are: Darrin Williams of Marysville, Darice Gamache of Spanaway and Klemme. There were two other winners of the Foreigner “Unplugged” CD in concert. They are Audrey Hanson of Arlington and Marty Fecht of Lake Goodwin. More than two-dozen contestants sent in their favorite Foreigner songs. The results, in order: I Wanna Know What Love Is; Jukebox Hero; It Feels Like the First Time; Hot Blooded; Cold as Ice; A Fool for You Anyway; Double Vision; Head Games: Waiting For a Girl Like You; and Blue Morning, Blue Day. The contest was put on by The Marysville Globe-The Arlington Times in association with the Tulalip Resort Casino and Foreigner’s publicity agent, John Lappen of Las Vegas.

Arlington Street Fair showcases local goods

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:55PM

ARLINGTON — Jeff McCloud has been building birdhouses out of recycled wood for 20 years, but it's only been in the past year or so that he's sold them as "Wooden Whatnots of Whitehorse Mountain."

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