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- Jun 27, 2012 at 10:31AM
“Come thou … One day amid the woods with me…” 19th century poet William Cullen Bryant’s “A Summer Ramble” haunted me as I left I-5 at exit 212, Stanwood-Bryant Road, and drove east a few minutes. Bryant, Washington, elevation 171 feet, has an official census population of zero (its mailing address is Arlington,) some magnificent history, building No. 1 on Snohomish County’s register of historic places, and trees, trees, trees. When I reached Highway 9 I had arrived; the Bryant Store was on my left and the current end of the Centennial Trail across the road.
- Jun 27, 2012 at 10:33AM
- Jun 27, 2012 at 11:13AM
The 10th Annual Angel Ride For Hospice motorcycle poker run will be starting off from the Buzz Inn at Smokey Point and complete a 120-mile loop out to the Sauk River and back to Arlington on Saturday, July 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Jun 28, 2012 at 11:00AM
Arlington and Marysville are among 40 Washington cities that have been chosen to receive shares of $50 million in federal safety funds for 75 street improvement projects statewide.
- Jun 27, 2012 at 11:28AM
While the cities of Arlington and Marysville encourage their citizens to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday in a festive manner, the cities’ police officers and firefighters want to make sure that those who choose to use fireworks do so in a safe and legal fashion.
- Jun 28, 2012 at 9:51AM
Learn about Everett Community College's Aviation Maintenance Technician School and careers in aviation maintenance at an information session at 2:30 p.m., July 12.
- Jun 28, 2012 at 10:00AM updated at 6:22PM
Local drivers who use State Route 9 or State Route 92 will not need to take detours during the upcoming weekend, since the closures that had been scheduled for those intersections have been cancelled.
- Jun 28, 2012 at 3:50PM
Washington state was abuzz with reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on June 28.
- Jun 29, 2012 at 10:09AM
Get on the road this July 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Red Rooster Route Days Road Rally. A weekend celebration of local food and agriculture, the festival is an exciting opportunity for families and communities to learn about individual farms on the route, enjoy locally grown produce and berries and get a taste of farm life. Now in its third year, the road rally is emerging as a not to be missed weekend of family fun on the farms.
- Jun 30, 2012 at 4:51PM
Arlington Police are investigating a death in the 16800 block of Smokey Point Blvd.
- Jul 3, 2012 at 6:46AM
Lately I have been meeting more and more families who are fighting a civil rights war that one might have thought had been won decisively four decades ago.
- Jul 3, 2012 at 5:16PM
The Washington State Patrol began its DUI emphasis on Friday, June 29, and will be continuing it through Sunday, July 8, to cover both the Fourth of July holiday and the following weekend.
- Jul 5, 2012 at 10:41AM
People Helping Horses recently received a $19,500 grant from PetSmart Charities to help with an especially challenging set of horse seizures.
- Jul 5, 2012 at 10:51AM
Student volunteers in Snohomish County will be now recognized in much the same way that student athletes in baseball, football, soccer and other sports are recognized through a new program organized by United Way of Snohomish County.
- Jul 10, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:20AM
The Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club recently presented more than $6,000 in funds to representatives of various area community groups, as proceeds from last year's Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show, and is already gearing up for this year's reunion and car show.
- Jul 9, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:08AM
The months of June and July saw the city councils of both Marysville and Arlington vote unanimously to extend their existing moratoriums on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries and collective gardens within their respective city limits, as representatives of both city governments called for further clarifications from the state and federal governments on this issue.
- Jul 11, 2012 at 11:00AM updated Jul 13, 2012 at 10:17AM
- Jul 12, 2012 at 5:13PM
The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force wants everyone to support and attend local community festivals this summer, but also would like to remind attendees to choose safe rides home if they decide to consume alcohol.
- Jul 13, 2012 at 1:24PM
More than 2,000 new cases of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough," have been reported since the state Secretary of Health declared an epidemic on April 3. The epidemic is up to 2,883 reported cases and remains active, especially in Snohomish County, as state health officials urge vaccination and other disease prevention measures.
- Jul 15, 2012 at 1:00PM
In the summer of 1889, 75 delegates assembled at the Territorial Capitol Building in Olympia to draft the state's constitution. Their first words demonstrated what they valued most. Article 1, Section 1 proclaims: "All political power is inherent in the people." This concept originated with the birth of our nation that sovereignty — ultimate power — lay neither in a king nor in a legislature, but resided in the people. And the people, being sovereign, could allocate that power however they chose. The founders of Washington believed in this principle so strongly that it became the foundation for the remainder of the state's constitution.
- Jul 17, 2012 at 1:00AM
SMOKEY POINT — The recently opened Mr. Buckles Oil Change Service Center proudly touts its family owned and operated roots, from owner Ted Pellegrini working with his father-in-law Vince Willett in the service bays to the unique name of the shop itself.
- Jul 18, 2012 at 10:42AM
- Jul 18, 2012 at 11:10AM
Hello new bridge, goodbye old bridge. It was time for the rusty relic to go but with its passing, a bit more of Marysville’s history slips from view. The change brought up memories of what travelers encountered when crossing the bridge into Marysville in the 1950s.
- Jul 19, 2012 at 6:14AM
The person suspected of firing the weapon which struck a 20-year-old Ryan C. Mumm, of Stanwood, is in custody. The shooting took place at Blue Stilly Park near Arlington the evening of July 14. Mumm died July 15 from his injuries at an Everett hospital.
- Jul 20, 2012 at 5:02PM
Every summer, the Snohomish Health District takes dozens of calls about bats and how to stay healthy around them. Bats are the primary carriers of rabies in the Pacific Northwest, and are found in almost every county in Washington. Rabies causes a rare but often fatal illness in humans, and in wild and domestic animals. Rabies is transmitted through the saliva of the animal, which can be introduced through a bite or scratch.