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Hiring event for workers to support slide response May 19

  • May 16, 2014 at 1:42AM

ARLINGTON — WorkSource of Snohomish County is conducting a hiring event on Monday, May 19, for temporary workers to support the ‎530 slide response efforts.

Sonus Boreal celebrates 'Music of the Americas' May 18

  • May 16, 2014 at 1:22AM

ARLINGTON — The Northern Sound Choirs present Sonus Boreal in its spring concert, "Music of the Americas," on Sunday, May 18, at 3 p.m. at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center. Participating local youth choirs will include Sunnyside Elementary's Choir and Orff Ensemble.

North Cascade Concert Band features U.S. Marine Band soloist

  • May 16, 2014 at 12:59AM

ARLINGTON — Gunnery Sgt. Brian Turnmire, a trumpet and cornet player with the "President's Own" U.S. Marine Band of Washington, D.C., will be the featured soloist with the North Cascades Concert Band during their annual spring concert.

New traffic signal activated at 67th Ave. & 211th St.

  • May 16, 2014 at 12:36AM

ARLINGTON — The city of Arlington is pleased to announce that, as of May 15, the new traffic signal at the intersection of 67th Avenue and 211th Street has been activated.

Detectives seek help in identifying Arlington burglar

  • May 10, 2014 at 2:00AM

ARLINGTON — Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office are seeking assistance from the public to identify a man suspected of burglarizing an Arlington home while the occupants were sleeping.

67th Ave. construction set to wrap up May 16

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:44AM

ARLINGTON — Unless unexpected heavy rains last for a week, city of Arlington Public Works Director Jim Kelly is ready to declare that the 67th Avenue final phase project will be complete within the coming week.

Manufacturing Industrial Center makes progress in County Council

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:39AM

EVERETT — The cities of Arlington and Marysville made a significant step in the progress of their work to designate 4,091 acres of industrial and highway commercial properties between them as a Manufacturing Industrial Center with the help of the Snohomish County Council on Tuesday, May 6.

VCS gala celebrates overcoming challenges

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:35AM

SMOKEY POINT — This year’s Village Community Services gala fundraiser on Saturday, May 3, tied into its theme of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” not only by reflecting on VCS’s significant accomplishments over the years, but also by spotlighting a guest speaker who believes she’s lived a richer life because of her own disability.

Mary Jane Case fetes 100th birthday

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:31AM

ARLINGTON — Olympic Place was bustling with activity as the friends and family of Mary Jane Case helped her celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, May 4.

Garden Club plant sale returns May 10

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:26AM

ARLINGTON — The Arlington Garden Club’s annual plant sale is returning to the Arlington City Hall Plaza, located at 238 N. Olympic Ave., from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, with a goal of raising 25 percent more in proceeds for the beautification of Arlington and the enhancement of Arlington High School’s horticulture programs.

Arlington girls sell bracelets, donuts for Oso

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:23AM

ARLINGTON — Whether you have a taste for Krispy Kreme donuts, a fondness for rainbow loom rubber band bracelets or a desire to help out the survivors of the Oso slide, the third- and fourth-grade members of the Arlington Premiere Volleyball and Basketball teams invite you to swing by their fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at Dwayne Lane’s Arlington Chevrolet, located at 21015 Washington 9.

Friends of the Library hold membership drive

  • May 10, 2014 at 12:19AM

ARLINGTON — While the Friends of the Arlington Library tend to conduct a two-day book sale on the second Tuesday and Wednesday of each month, they’re kicking it up a notch from Monday, May 12, through Saturday, May 17, during which they’ll be conducting their first week-long book sale and membership drive in the front lobby of the Arlington Library, located at 135 N. Washington Ave.

McCoy named to nuclear energy task force

  • May 9, 2014 at 10:05PM

OLYMPIA — State Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip, has been named to a new Joint Select Task Force on Nuclear Energy.

Free fishing derby attracts large crowd

  • May 9, 2014 at 9:36PM

MARYSVILLE — The 20th annual free fishing derby at Jennings Park drew an estimated 1,000 attendees, including children aged 5-12 years and their families, to cast their lines into the stocked pool on Saturday, May 3, in spite of the threat of rain literally hanging over their heads.

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.

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