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Granroth gives State of the Chamber address

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:49AM

The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce is on the grow, according to Chamber President Kristen Granroth during her State of the Chamber address at the Medallion Hotel in Smokey Point on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Crews work round the clock on 67th Ave. Nov. 18-26

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:48AM

The intersection of 67th Avenue NE and 204th Street will be a 24-hour-a-day hotbed of construction work for the week and a half leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, as the 67th Avenue Final Phase project gets ready to wrap up the last of its work before the winter break.

LWSD looks to send bond measure to voters

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:44AM

The Lakewood School District Board of Directors is expected to approve a resolution in early December authorizing a capital bond measure, which would go before the school district’s voters in February of 2014, so District Superintendent Dr. Dennis Haddock is taking the time to explain to the public why he sees the proposed renovations to Lakewood High School as being so essential.

Locals honored by Puget Sound Blood Center

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:35AM

Two Arlington residents were among the Snohomish County donors and volunteers honored by the Puget Sound Blood Center on Friday, Nov. 15, for their lifesaving efforts.

Arlington’s Ginnis, Walker sign letters of intent

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:34AM

Arlington High School seniors Morgan Ginnis and Ryan Walker both signed on the dotted line in the AHS Library on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as Ginnis pledged to swim for the University of New Mexico and Walker pledged to play baseball for Washington State University.

Arlington’s Beamer, Janousek compete at State

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:34AM

Arlington’s Nathan Beamer and Emma Janousek traveled to Pasco to compete in the 4A State Cross Country Meet on Nov. 9. Beamer finished in 51st place in his race, while Janousek finished in 59th place.

Lakewood boys place 9th at State Meet

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:33AM

The Lakewood boys cross country team traveled to Pasco where they completed in the 2A State Meet Nov. 9, and despite high expectations, finished in ninth place.

Washington Voters Reject I-522

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:26AM

It’s taken 50 years to muster the courage to say this | OPINION

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:24AM

Veterans Day has passed so it’s now okay for me to come out of hiding. It’s been 60 years since I became a war veteran and for most of the last 50 years I’ve dodged Veterans Day, not because veterans don’t deserve recognition but because for many, the day has become a celebration of militarism. It should be a time of quiet reflection. War is hell and deserving of solemn remembrance.

Thanks for supporting Dragstrip Reunion | LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:21AM

As a committee member of the annual Arlington Dragstrip Reunion and Car Show, the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club would like to thank all of you that made this annual event such a success for our local charities. The 10th Annual event was held Sept. 14 at the Arlington Ultra Light Air Strip and the following people made it all possible:

Need to accept responsibility

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:22AM

I know this must really stick in the gullet of Liberals, but I guess maybe the Republicans were right. Obamacare is being shut down for an “extended” fix.

Book sales help Friends of the Library fund programs for all ages

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 5:06PM

ARLINGTON — If you missed the Friends of the Arlington Library's book sale on Nov. 12-13, don't worry, because they'll be back on Dec. 10-11.

AHS hosts 'Holiday Shoppe' to raise funds for Art Club Nov. 23

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 1:49AM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington High School commons will host the first in what event organizers hope will become an annual series of "Holiday Shoppe" fundraisers for the AHS Art Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.

AHS DECA plans mock competition Nov. 23

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 1:44AM

ARLINGTON — Arlington High School's DECA will be conducting mock competitions on the Saturdays of Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, but the DECA students need help from members of the community to make this happen.

Centennial Trail Coalition meeting set for Nov. 21

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 1:36AM

ARLINGTON — The Centennial Trail Coalition of Snohomish County will conduct its next general meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Stillaguamish Conference Room of the city of Arlington Utilities offices at 154 W. Cox Ave.

North Cascades Concert Band presents 'Hands Across the Sea' Nov. 23

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 1:26AM

ARLINGTON — The North Cascades Concert Band, a 50-piece symphonic wind band under the direction of Rob Pattermann, will be presenting its fall concert at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, located at 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd. on the Arlington High School campus, on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m.

Volunteers needed for United Way's IRS-approved free tax preparation site in Marysville

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 1:14AM

MARYSVILLE — As part of United Way's IRS-approved free tax preparation program in 2014, volunteers are needed to help north Snohomish County working families keep more of what they earn. All volunteers will receive training from United Way and will become certified by the IRS. In addition to tax preparers, United Way is also looking for volunteer greeters and intake screeners.

Inspire Hair Studio hosts Chamber's next Business After Hours Nov. 21

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 12:04AM

ARLINGTON — Inspire Hair Studio, located at 108 E. Fifth St. in Arlington, will host the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce's next Business After Hours, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, and salon owner Pam Evans couldn't be more thrilled.

Construction at intersection of 67th Ave. & 204th St. on Nov. 14

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 7:29PM

ARLINGTON — On Thursday, Nov. 14, crews are scheduled to conduct work at the intersection of 67th Avenue NE and 204th Street, in preparation for extending utilities through the intersection on the weekday evenings of Monday, Nov. 18, through Tuesday, Nov. 26, excluding weekends.

Veterans reflect on reasons for serving

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:42PM

ARLINGTON — Civilians and veterans alike again lined the sidewalks of Olympic Avenue for Arlington's annual Veterans Day parade on Monday, Nov. 11, with crowds that included at least two active-duty service members in uniform this year.

Sea Mar, CHC patients asking about, enrolling in ACA

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 10:18PM

The Sea Mar Community Health Centers and the Community Health Centers of Snohomish County have both seen an increase in patients and questions due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in October.

Kamiak knocks Eagles out of District Tournament

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:27AM

After claiming second place in the 4A Wesco North regular season, the Arlington girls soccer team traveled to Lake Stevens on Nov. 2, where they faced Kamiak in the first round of the 4A District 1 Soccer Tournament. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they lost the loser-out game by a score of 1-0.

Local girls excel at mountain biking

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:22AM

“Ride like a girl.” That is quite a compliment when talking about the Arlington Composite and Lakewood High School mountain bike teams.

He Did Say That | WEEKLY CARTOON

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:15AM

The new teacher evaluation system | GUEST OPINION

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:09AM

The new state teacher evaluation system began with Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 6696 from the 2010 legislative session. There had not been a change to the teacher evaluation system for over 25 years. The bill resulted in a change from a two-tiered rating system of satisfactory and unsatisfactory to a four-tiered evaluation system with ratings of unsatisfactory, basic, proficient and distinguished. The four-tiered rubric will allow the evaluator to provide feedback along a continuum, rather than just a simple satisfactory and unsatisfactory.

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