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Oso homeowners, commuters voice concerns

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:44PM

ARLINGTON — Snohomish County and Washington State Department of Transportation officials again met with area residents at the Stillaguamish Senior Center on Wednesday, April 30, to update them on the fallout of the March 22 Oso slide.

How to recognize, cope with Critical Incident Stress

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:36PM

ARLINGTON — When Mary Schoenfeldt, of the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology, spoke to area residents at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 29, about Critical Incident Stress, she made the scope of its impact quite clear.

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive set for May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:29PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Marysville, Arlington and Smokey Point post offices are gearing up for their annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive on Saturday, May 10, to benefit the Marysville and Arlington community food banks.

WSP’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit visits Tulalip

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:17PM

TULALIP — The Washington State Patrol’s Mobile Impaired Driving Unit made an appearance at the WSP’s Driving Symposium at the Tulalip Resort Hotel and Casino on Thursday, May 1, during which elected officials and community members alike received a full tour of the 36-foot-long “one-stop shop,” in the words of Washington State Patrol Sgt. Brandon Villanti.

Assistance available to those affected by slide

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:09PM

Those who have been affected by the 530 slide are encouraged to contact FEMA to find out about which aid programs that are available.

Dwayne Lane offers vehicles to Oso victims

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:05PM

ARLINGTON — Dwayne Lane’s Family of Auto Centers is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the Oso slide, and wants to do its part in helping the victims affected by this tragedy.

Local access to Darrington provided via former maintenance road

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 4:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

DARRINGTON — The Washington State Department of Transportation recognized the need for another route in and out of Darrington, so after five weeks of slide detours that added multiple hours and hundreds of miles to motorists’ commutes, WSDOT opened the Seattle City Light Access Road to local and emergency traffic starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, to bypass the section of State Route 530 still blocked by the slide.

Cub Scouts raise funds for programs

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

MARYSVILLE — Although Cub Scout Pack 178 is made up mostly of Arlington and Lakewood kids, they found themselves in new territory when they needed a venue for their pancake breakfast fundraiser on April 26.

AHS FFA raises $600 through test drives

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:46PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington High School chapter of Future Farmers of America had set a goal of generating $2,000 for FFA in a single day, through the Rairdon’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram test-drive fundraiser on Saturday, April 26.

Darrington athletics receive $10K from United Way

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:34PM

ARLINGTON — When the student members of the Darrington Recreation and Education Foundation navigated around the Oso slide to raise funds for their programs outside the Arlington Pharmacy on Sunday, April 27, they found themselves receiving a slightly larger-than-average drop in the bucket from Dennis Smith, president and CEO of the United Way of Snohomish County.

Tribute reaffirms that slide survivors are ‘Oso Strong’

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:27PM

OSO — The Oso Community Chapel came alive with affirmations that the surrounding community was “Oso Strong” on the evening of Saturday, April 26, as U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene joined Oso Community Chapel Pastor Gary Ray and others in sharing a meal and some meditations upon the March 22 Oso slide.

Buzz Inn auction, benefit concert raise $14K for Oso

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:19PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Buzz Inn Steakhouse at 5200 172nd St. NE in Arlington drew an estimated 400 attendees through its seven-hour “Oso Strong” silent auction and benefit concert on Saturday, April 26, raising thousands of dollars in the process.

‘It’s Raining Art’ showcases variety of local artwork

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:13PM

MARYSVILLE — Art Limon hadn’t even heard anything about an art show in his hometown of Marysville, but when he wandered into the front doors of the former Dunn Lumber building on Grove Street, he found himself treated not only to the works of 19 different local artists, but also to the sounds of area musicians, and some samples of craft wine and spirits.

April brings Healthy Kids Day, bike ride to YMCA

  • May 9, 2014 at 6:05PM

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Family YMCA’s events in April have been a study in contrasts. While the Marysville Y’s first “All-In Family Bike Ride” launched under the cold shadows of rainclouds on April 5, the return of the Y’s Healthy Kids Day was met with bright, warm sunshine on Saturday, April 26.

Stillaguamish Tribe donates to Arlington schools

  • May 9, 2014 at 5:25PM

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians has partnered with the Arlington School District, by supporting programs and contributing finances to meet the needs of the district’s schools.

United Way, CVH Foundation team up to offer $150,000 to support Oso victims

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:51PM

ARLINGTON — As part of their work to support the communities affected by the 530 landslide nearly six weeks ago, the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation and United Way of Snohomish County announced recently that they are working together to expand their ongoing efforts to provide direct support to the Oso community.

AHS Swing Into Spring Dance scheduled for May 9 & 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:37PM

ARLINGTON — Mark your calendars for Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, for the Arlington High School Jazz Bands’ annual Swing Into Spring Dessert Dance. The dance will be held in the AHS Commons, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., beginning at 7 p.m.

Slide site work shifts from active to passive search operations

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:32PM

EVERETT — Snohomish County officials explained on Monday, April 28, that the end of active search operations at the State Route 530 slide site will not mark an end to the search overall, nor will it result in the remaining search operations being conducted at a quicker pace.

Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County addresses creation research May 16

  • May 9, 2014 at 1:20AM

ARLINGTON — The next meeting of the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Atonement Free Lutheran Church, located at 6905 172nd St. NE in Arlington.

530 Slide Information Outreach May 10

  • May 9, 2014 at 12:38AM

ARLINGTON — A 530 Slide Information Outreach meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Sisco Heights Community Church, located at 15029 McElroy Rd. in Arlington.

New bridge over Pilchuck Creek complete

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:49PM

ARLINGTON — One of the last single-lane bridges on a Washington state highway became history on Tuesday, May 6. That's when a new two-lane, 36-foot-wide bridge across Pilchuck Creek on State Route 9 opened north of Arlington. The new bridge, on a new alignment, reduces sharp curves at both ends.

EvCC hosts 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow May 10

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:19PM

EVERETT — Everett Community College is hosting the 22nd annual Hibulb Powwow on Saturday, May 10, at EvCC's Student Fitness Center, located at 2206 Tower St. in Everett.

'Celebration of the Arts' comes to Byrnes PAC May 14

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:07PM

ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Valley School, a parent partner program, welcomes the community to this year's "Celebration of the Arts" on Wednesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Byrnes Performing Arts Center.

Auditor's Office seeks licensing subagent proposals for Smokey Point

  • May 8, 2014 at 11:00PM

SMOKEY POINT — The Snohomish County Auditor is accepting business proposals from those interested in owning and operating a vehicle and vessel licensing subagency in the Smokey Point area.

Oso businesses struggle with slide aftermath

  • May 5, 2014 at 7:21PM

OSO — While many of the businesses in Oso are no strangers to surmounting obstacles presented by surrounding environmental conditions, from floods to the area’s previous slide within the past decade, the March 22 slide across State Route 530 has them in a bind the likes of which they’ve never dealt with before.

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