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Local Special Olympian heads to regional competition with confidence

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

ARLINGTON Austin Worthing is competing in the Special Olympics for the second time this year, and while he might have other challenges to overcome, a lack of confidence is clearly not one of them.

State of Naval Station Everett: 'Excellent' but busy

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

EVERETT "The apparent quiet and calm on the waterfront is misleading when you consider what our sailors are doing around the world," said Capt. Thomas Mascolo, at the State of the Station luncheon for Naval Station Everett, April 18. "When we don't appear busy, your Everett-based sailors are very busy, in inverse proportion to the occupancy of the port."

Sailor honored for service

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

EVERETT Petty Officer 3rd Class Jimmy Castro is one of many sailors who lives at the Naval Station Everett site in Marysville, but he was singled out at the "State of the Station" luncheon in Everett, April 18, for his exceptional service.

LEGALNOTICES

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

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County sets hearing for proposed comprehensive plan amendments

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

That full page of legalese in the Arlington Times last week can be boiled down to a couple paragraphs in plain English.

NEWSBRIEFS

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:04PM

North County Regional Fire Authority has announced that Proposition No. 2, requesting an increase in property taxes to restore the emergency medical services levy to 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation, will run on the May ballot, along with the proposed bond to pay for a new library in Arlington.

Benches for bus stops

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 6:08PM

Quake Field rededicated, Little League recognized

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:21PM

ARLINGTON Even though he passed away in 1979, Bill Quake's legacy lives on in the city and the sport that he loved, both of which honored him April 19.

Arlington boys track takes first at Marysville

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:21PM

MARYSVILLE Faces were bright on March 17, when the Arlington track team pulled off a successful meet. The meet was held at Marysville for Arlington and Stanwood, with the Arlington boys placing first overall, winning a total of seven out of 17 events.

SPORTSSCAN

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:20PM

The Arlington-based Snohomish County Thunder football team kicks off its eight-game season with an April 26 home game against the Puget Sound Pirates.

Lakewood track wins at Cedarcrest

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:20PM

Dominance in the field and distance events gave the Lakewood boys and girls track teams victory when Cedarcrest hosted the Cougars and Archbishop Murphy for a league tri-meet April 17.

Volunteer VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

Marysville volunteer opportunities

A&LSCAN

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation is offering to survey the status of Quilceda Creek, and other damaged streams in the region, and a meeting is set for 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23 at the Marysville Fire District Training Room, 1635 Grove Street, Marysville. Quilceda Creek flows through the Urban Growth Area between Arlington and Marysville into the Snohomish River.

AHS students revive 'Our Town'

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

As preparation for this year's spring play. "Our Town," students from Arlington High School took a tour of the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum recently. They were escorted through the museum by pioneers Ruth and Harry Yost, who showed them furniture, tools and various equipment the students had never seen before.

M-PHS students win national awards

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

Two Marysville-Pilchuck High School students won prizes at the national level of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program, a program that identifies and develops creative teenagers.

Vanessa Thompson releases 'Vanessa'

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

Vanessa Thompson and her dad, Jim Thompson, are busy planning her CD release party which will be in the Baltic Room in Seattle Thursday, April 24. The first half of the event is by invitation only, but it will be opened to the public at 9:30 p.m. Admisssion is $5.

Oh yes, the silver linning

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

Okay everybody, let's all chime in together in four-part harmony and sing the praises of our delightful spring weather. Hasn't it been just glorious, the weeks after blessed weeks of non-stop precipitation and perpetual overcast? Just when I think it is finally going to warm up an be nice we get another cold front blowing in, the daytime temps drop down to the low 40s and the nights border on freezing. Let me tell you, while this is hard on the plants, it is murder on the gardeners.

Tankersley refurbishes carnival games for Presidents

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:34PM

A member of Arlington Boy Scout Troop No. 29, Zach Tankersley finished his Eagle Scout project just in time for Presidents Elementary School's carnival.

Dog Leg Preacher offers new-style old-school rock-n-roll

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:33PM

Featuring the master mind of John Fosdick, Dog Leg Preacher will be performing Saturday, April 26, at the Spar Tree in Granite Falls.

Marysville grunge band performs at Explore Music Festival

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:33PM

A hard-rock, new grunge band called Black Light, comprised of Ty Gaynor, Alex Kay Anthony and Joe Jarvis, has scored a gig in Seattle. They will be performing Sunday, April 27, at El Corazon in an Explore Music Festival that features more than 20 Northwest punk and alternative bands.

Gypsy cabaret at Mirkwood

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:33PM

A new monthly cabaret variety show starts April 26 at the Mirkwood's Shire Cafe, 117 E. Division St. The Indigo Gypsy Cabaret is presented by Indigo & Razi Gypsy Cabaret and features belly dancing, music and a variety of dance performers from all over the Pacific Northwest.

Throw open the windows. Spring is here.

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:48PM

Change is in the air. In spite of the soggy weather activity is picking up at the Ebey Slough Boat Launch. Coatless children shiver at school bus stops, hoping the clouds will part. Truckers off-load racks of bedding plants and hanging baskets at Freddy's and Wal-Mart. Given the growth-rate of lawns, it's a good thing that skiing is on the wane because spring chores can claim all the outdoor time householders have to spare.

Day of Remembrance honors victims of Holocaust

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:48PM

"If you saw a fanatical mob pillage and burn a church or synagogue you would not stand silent..."

Focus on learning math, not on the test

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:48PM

Unfortunately, the education debate in Olympia these days is more about tubing the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning) than about learning and teaching.

Banking blues

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 5:48PM

Since I have most of my money in Washington Mutual Bank, every time I see a WaMu headline in the newspapers, I read the article under it very carefully.

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